All posts by: Jason Hendrix

Florida Senior Games Softball teams to qualify for National Senior Games this weekend

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Senior Games (FSG) Softball players will take the field this weekend to begin their journey to the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, N.M., at the FSG Softball Qualifier at the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg. Teams ranging in ages from 50+ to 75+ will earn a trip to the 2019 […]

2018 MLB Spring Training produces $687.1 million of economic impact for the State of Florida

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2018 MLB Florida Spring Training Economic Impact Study TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Sports Foundation today announced that the 2018 Florida Grapefruit League generated an economic impact of $687.1 million for the State of Florida. The Florida Grapefruit League takes place annually during the Major League Baseball (MLB) Spring Training season and features 15 MLB […]

Sunshine State Games enters the ring with Boxing in Fort Lauderdale this weekend

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TALLAHASSEE – Nearly 80 boxers are set to step inside the four-cornered ropes this weekend at the Joseph C. Carter Park Gymnasium in Fort Lauderdale as the bell rings for the Sunshine State Games Boxing Championships on Friday, July 20.  The three-day event will feature six major divisions for both men and women scattered through […]

14 FSF Granted Events in July bring nearly 53,000 Visitors and $49 Million Economic Impact to Florida

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During the month of July, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following 14 events, projected to bring approximately 52,559 visitors and $49 million in economic impact to the state, through its quarterly grant program. USA Baseball National Team Championships Dates: June 15-July 1, 2018  |  Organization: Palm Beach County […]

Florida: the state of champions.

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The State of Florida continues to produce some of the nation’s best collegiate athletic teams, programs, and student-athletes in the country. Since January 1, 2018, the State of Florida as a whole has displayed multiple championship performances as 12 teams captured national titles that are officially recognized by the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA as the nation’s best […]

25th Annual SSG Water Polo to be Contested in Broward County This Weekend

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Sunshine State Games Water Polo teams will be in the Coral Springs Aquatic Center and Pompano Beach Aquatic Center pools vying for gold, silver, and bronze medals with games beginning Friday morning and continuing through Sunday afternoon in South Florida. A total of 55 teams have registered to play in men’s, women’s, and coed divisions […]