All posts by: Jason Hendrix

Nineteen FSF Granted Events in November bring approximately 68,153 Out of State Visitors and $69.6 Million Economic Impact to Florida

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During the month of November 2019, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following 19 events, projected to bring approximately 68,153 out-of-state visitors and $69.6 million in economic impact to the state, through its quarterly grant program. 2019 IRONMAN Florida Dates: November 2, 2019 | Organization: Panama City Beach […]

Road to the 2019 World Series began in the Florida Grapefruit League

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The two teams squaring off in the 2019 World Series have deep roots in the Florida Grapefruit League. While their beginnings in the State of Florida date back to the 1960s, the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals grew even closer to one another when they began sharing, Florida’s second two-team Spring Training […]

Seven FSF Granted Events in October bring approximately 26,293 Out of State Visitors and $18.6 Million Economic Impact to Florida

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During the month of October 2019, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following seven events, projected to bring approximately 26,293 out-of-state visitors and $18.6 million in economic impact to the state, through its quarterly grant program. Firefighter Combat Challenge United States National Dates: October 4-6, 2019 | Organization: […]

Florida Sports Foundation and International Sports Convention (ISC) announce collaboration

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LONDON –  The Florida Sports Foundation and International Sports Convention (ISC) is pleased to announce a global partnership in relation to the International Sports Convention in London 2020. The venue for The International Sports Convention 2020 is the new world-class sports and entertainment destination of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The ISC 2020 dates are June 17-18, […]

Four FSF Granted Events in September bring nearly 5,441 Visitors and $4.3 Million Economic Impact to Florida

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During the month of September 2019, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following four events, projected to bring approximately 5,441 visitors and $4.3 million in economic impact to the state, through its quarterly grant program. Tampa Bay Labor Day Tournament (Soccer) Dates: September 1-2, 2019 | Organization: Bradenton […]

FSF’s Jason Hendrix recognized as 2019 Florida State University Young Alumni Award Honoree

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Please join us in congratulating Jason Hendrix for being recognized as one of Florida State University’s 2019 Young Alumni Award Honorees. The FSU Alumni Associations Notable Noles Program was created to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Florida State’s Young Alumni who have made exceptional achievements and significant contributions to their profession, community, society or university. […]

2020 Major League Baseball Spring Training Schedule features over 230 Games Beginning February 21

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TALLAHASSEE – Get ready for 33 days and 235 Florida Spring Training Baseball games between Friday, February 21 and Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Major League Baseball’s annual pilgrimage to Florida begins with three games on Friday, February 21 with the Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins taking the field against college teams with […]

CHALLENGE DAYTONA Announces Junior Challenge Triathlon for 2019

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DAYTONA, Fla. — On December 13-15 at iconic Daytona International Speedway, CHALLENGEDAYTONA presents its epic CHALLENGEDAYTONA Festival. Now in its 2nd year, the family friendly international multi-sport festival has announced the Junior Challenge Triathlon event for youth aged 8 to 17 years of age. CHALLENGEDAYTONA is excited to promote healthy lifestyles for children and their families […]