All posts by: Jason Hendrix

Only in Florida will Athletes Find THIS Kind of Multi-Purpose Sports Venue

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CLEARWATER, Fla. – Stepping off the steps from the pool deck at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, an inviting vast beach area opens up practically begging for athletic competition. Many areas around the State of Florida and the United States attract sporting events with large fields of green grass.  On Clearwater’s Sand Key Beach, it’s […]

Five Remaining FSG Series Qualifiers mark the 60-day countdown to the 2018 Florida Senior Games

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TALLAHASSEE – It’s less than 60 days until the opening day of the 2018 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana.  Between now and December 1, there are five chances remaining to qualify for the 2018 Games and compete for an opportunity to represent the Sunshine State in the 2019 National Senior Games taking place in […]

Central Florida Sports Commission Rebrands to Greater Orlando Sports Commission

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Courtesy of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission ORLANDO, FL  – The Central Florida Sports Commission (CFSC) – a private, non-profit organization dedicated to attracting and managing world-class sporting events and driving economic impact in the Greater Orlando area (the City of Orlando, Lake County, Orange County, Osceola County, and Seminole County) – today unveiled its new […]

Record-setting Powerlifting Feats highlight Day 2 of SSG International Beach Games

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Photo Gallery | Results CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. – The Fourth Annual Sunshine State Games (SSG) International Beach Games turned the white sand of Clearwater Beach at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort into an athletic playground Saturday with nearly 300 athletes competing in five sports. The five sports featured the endurance of athletes making their way […]

Beach Tennis World Champion and Father and Son are Winners at SSG International Beach Games

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Photo Gallery CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. – A World Champion beach tennis player and a father and son withstood near record temperatures, in the mid-90s, on the sands of Clearwater Beach Friday at the opening day of the 2018 Sunshine State Games (SSG) International Beach Games at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. The Fourth Annual Games […]

SSG International Beach Games take place in Clearwater Beach this Weekend

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CLEARWATER, Fla. – Over the course of a weekend, a sports festival on the sands of Clearwater Beach, with the Gulf of Mexico serving as its backdrop, will welcome beach-goers as they will ascend upon the Sheraton Sand Key Resort for the Fourth Annual SSG International Beach Games September 28-30. The International Beach Games transforms […]

Six FSF Granted Events in September bring nearly 59,000 Visitors and $46 Million Economic Impact to Florida

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During the month of September, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following six events, projected to bring approximately 58,521 visitors and $46 million in economic impact to the state, through its quarterly grant program. Camping World Kickoff: Alabama vs Louisville Dates: September 1, 2018  |  Organization: Florida Citrus Sports & […]

SSG Lacrosse Fall Classic Registration Now Open

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Registration is now open for one of the final Sunshine State Games events of 2018.  The SSG Fall Lacrosse Classic, presented by the Orange Bowl, will be played November 3-4 at South County Park in Vero Beach. Registration is available at www.flasports.com/ssg-lacrosse-fall-classic/ for competition in girls’ and boys’ age groups beginning at 8 […]