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Sports in Florida

Florida - Where the World Comes to Play

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With ideal year round weather and incredible facilities, Florida is Where the World Comes to Play. If it's golf you want, at last count, Florida boasted more than 1,100 golf courses. A natural home to fishers and boaters, Florida offers over 1,000 miles of coastline, 8,426 miles of shore line, approcimately 7,800 natural lakes and 12,000 miles of rivers and streams.

Florida is home to nine major professional sports franchises in Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, National Football League and National Hockey League. Additionally, NASCAR, the Daytona 500 and the PGA Tour, LPGA and the PGA of America, all call the Sunshine State home.

Sports in Florida combine for a $44.4 billion industry that provides over 431,000 jobs to citizens of the state.

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Upcoming Events

Click Here for a 2015 Sunshine State Games Calendar of Events

May 8-10, 2015

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

May 15, 2015

FSF Board of Directors Meeting
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg

May 15-17, 2015

Sunshine State Games Spring Festival
Broward County
Registration Now Open

May 29-31, 2015

Sunshine State Games Boxing Invitational
Fort Lauderdale

June 5-7, 2015

Sunshine State Games Swimming Championships
Gainesville, Florida
Registration Now Open

June 6-8, 2015

Sunshine State Games Sarasota-Bradenton Festival
Sarasota County, Florida
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June 13-14, 2015

Sunshine State Games Palm Beach County Festival
Palm Beach County, Florida
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June 20-21, 2015

Sunshine State Games Table Tennis Championships
Lakeland, Florida
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June 20-21, 2015

Sunshine State Games Track & Field Championships
Punta Gorda, Florida
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June 26-28, 2015

Sunshine State Games Water Polo Championships
Coral Springs, Florida
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