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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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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.

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Upcoming Events

Click Here for a 2014 Sunshine State Games Calendar of Events

August 16-November 8, 2014

Sunshine State Games Grass Volleyall Series
Seven Florida Locations

August 22, 2014

FSF Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting
Hyatt Orlando International Airport

September 13-14, 2014

Sunshine State Games Lacrosse Championships
Halpatioke Park, Stuart

September 13-14, 2014

Sunshine State Games South Florida Sport Shooting Festival
Hollywood Rifle & Pistol Club; Indian River County Shooting Range; Okeechobee Shooting Sports

September 20-21, 2014

Sunshine State Games North Florida Sport Shooting Festival
Gateway Rifle and Pistol Club, Jacksonville

October 25-26, 2014

Sunshine State Games Gulf Coast Sport Shooting Festival
Sarasota Military Academy; Hernando Sportsman's Club; Skyway Trap & Skeet with USCTA

November 14, 2014

FSF Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting
Fort Lauderdale

December 6-14, 2014

Florida International Senior Games & State Championships
Lee County

 

 

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