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The Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announces the opening of the application period, on September 8,for those entities applying for certification to receive funding for the construction or renovation of a Major League Baseball spring training baseball facility under Section 288.11631, F.S.For the rule CLICK HERE, follow the instructions in the link to Section 288.11631.

HB 7095 created s. 288.11625, F.S., funding for the Sports Development Program. Entities seeking to receive funding under this program must complete the required application process, as specified. The annual application period is from June 1 through November 1. READ MORE

Florida is a popular sports tourism destination and the FSF promotes Golf, Fishing and Boating and Spring Training Baseball with its annual complimentary publications. READ MORE

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ssgicon Florida's Sunshine State Games, an Olympic-Style Sports Festival features competition in almost 30 sports. The 2015 schedule of events is set and registration will be open soon for the 2015 Games. READ MORE

websiteiconsrgamesThe 2015 Florida Senior Games Series Events are in full swing with local qualifiers taking place statewide. The Florida Senior Games features 24 sports and events for athletes age 50 and over, in Clearwater, December 5-13, 2015. READ MORE

The FSF supports the state's nine professional sports teams.Through the sale of pro sports license plates, sports fans support their favorite team andFlorida's $44 billion sports industry.READ MORE

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grantsThe FSF awarded 116 sports industry grants during fiscal year 2013-14. The granted events will bring over $627 million in economic impact and over 700,000 visitors to the state. READ MORE

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The Olympic Spirit License Plate supports the U.S. Olympic Movement, Florida's Olympic athletes and Florida’s Sunshine State Games and the Florida Senior Games State Championships.


Upcoming Events

Click Here for a 2015 Sunshine State Games Calendar of Events

April 5, 2015

Sunshine State Games Artistic Roller-skating Championships
Kissimmee, Florida
Registration Now Open

May 8-10, 2015

Sunshine State Games Basketball Championships
Alachua County, Florida
Registration Now Open

May 15, 2015

FSF Board of Directors Meeting
Vinoy Renaissance Resort, St. Petersburg

May 15-17, 2015

Sunshine State Games Spring Festival
Broward County
Sports Offered: Figure Skating, Lacrosse, Rugby
Figure Skating Registration Now Open

June 6-8, 2015

Sunshine State Games Sarasota-Bradenton Festival
Sarasota County, Florida
Sports offered: Archery, Canoe/Kayak, Disc Golf, Paddle Board, Racquetball, Rowing, Synchronized Swimming and Ultimate
Registration Now Open

June 13-14, 2015

Sunshine State Games Palm Beach County Festival
Palm Beach County, Florida
Sports offered: Fencing, Judo, Karate, Powerlifting, Taekwondo, Weightlifting and Wrestling
Registration Now Open

June 20-21, 2015

Sunshine State Games Table Tennis Championships
Lakeland, Florida
Registration Now Open

June 26-28, 2015

Sunshine State Games Water Polo Championships
Coral Springs, Florida
Registration Now Open




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