All posts by: Nick Gandy

Marvin Green, Jr. Joins the FSF as Director of Amateur Sports and Events

in Florida Senior Games News, Press Releases, Sunshine State Games News

The Florida Sports Foundation (FSF), a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., is pleased to announce, Marvin Green, Jr., will join the staff as the Director of Amateur Sports and Events, on Monday, February 26. In this position, Green will plan and direct all aspects of Sunshine State Games and Florida Senior Games, the Foundation’s two […]

It’s Florida Football Central Time

in Football News, Press Releases

It’s Florida Football Central Time!  The State of Florida’s most comprehensive resource for Florida’s three NFL and 18 college football teams, as well as the State’s eight college football bowl games. Final Games of January Results Sunday, January 7 – NFL Playoffs, Jacksonville Jaguars 10, Buffalo Bills 3; ATT @ Jacksonville, 67,164 Saturday, January 20 […]

FSF To Host Governor’s Baseball Dinner to kick off 2018 MLB Spring Training Season

in MLB Spring Training News, Press Releases

The Florida Sports announced the 2018 Governor’s Baseball Dinner will be held on February 15, at Tropicana Field. The Dinner will be co-hosted with the Florida Sports Hall of Fame. As one of the state’s most time-honored traditions, the Governor’s Baseball Dinner, celebrates the opening of spring training in Florida. “We are excited to kick […]

State conditionally OKs funding for Braves spring training complex

in MLB Spring Training News, Sport Tourism News

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity conditionally approved $20 million that will round out funding for the $75 million to $80 million project to bring Atlanta Braves baseball spring training to North Port. This summer, the West Villages Improvement District, along with Sarasota County, the city of North Port and the Braves filed the grant […]

SSG International Beach Games to be held on Clearwater Beach

in Press Releases, Sunshine State Games News

EVENT: 2017 SSG International Beach Games, an amateur, multi-sport festival, held on the sands of Clearwater Beach on the Gulf of Mexico. The Beach Games are presented by the Florida Sports Foundation, the state’s lead sports promotion and development organization, in conjunction with St. Pete/Clearwater Sports and Events and the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. COMPETITION […]

City of Plantation and Charlotte County win Excellence in Sport Tourism Awards

in Press Releases, Sport Tourism News

Sport and Recreation is a major contributor to Florida’s economy with activities providing over $57 billion in total economic output, creating over 580,000 jobs and attracting nearly 16 million non-resident visitors to Florida.  The contributions of Florida’s county and municipal Parks & Recreation Departments to Sport Tourism provide the maintenance and infrastructure to support numerous […]

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