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Trinidad and Tobago 16 and Under Girl’s National Team Travels 1,600 miles for SSG Water Polo

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Talk about a warm welcome to the 25th Annual Sunshine State Games (SSG) Water Polo Championships. The Trinidad and Tobago 16 and Under Women’s National Team (pictured below) traveled 1,630 miles from their home 60 miles off the coast of Venezuela and landed in Fort Lauderdale Thursday at 6:30 p.m. After dinner and settling in […]

Tallahassee’s Dr. Brian Hickey Receives 2017 SSG Athlete of the Year Award in Port Charlotte

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Since 2000, over 170,000 athletes have participated in the Sunshine State Games (SSG), the State of Florida’s only Olympic-style Sports Festival. At the 2018 SSG Track and Field Championships, in Port Charlotte, Dr. Brian Hickey, a professor in the Florida A&M Department of Health and Physical Education, joined an elite group of amateur athletes when […]

Sunshine State Games Features Water Sports and Archery Targets this weekend

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More than 700 Sunshine State Games athletes will be in the water and on the archery range this weekend in Gainesville and Lakeland with competitions in Swimming, Synchronized Swimming and Archery. The Games continue through the remainder of the month of June with nine upcoming sports being held in six different Florida communities. The three […]

Rowing, paddling, and Olympic weightlifting kick off June’s Sunshine State Games this weekend

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Sunshine State Games athletes will be gliding across the water at Nathan Benderson Park in rowing and paddling events and lifting heavy amounts of weight at the Olympic weightlifting competition at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. This is the second weekend of multi-sport 2018 Sunshine State Games competitions going on through the months of May […]

Over 2,500 SSG Athletes Compete in Three Sports in Alachua, Broward and Pasco Counties

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In the first multi-sport weekend of the 2018 Sunshine State Games, over 2,500 athletes were competing in three sports in three Florida communities. Statewide, 131 individual gold medals were awarded in Figure Skating while eight Basketball team and nine Lacrosse team medals were presented. With more than 300 figure skaters on the ice at Florida […]

2018 Sunshine State Games Online Registration Available

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Registration is now open for sports of the 2018 Sunshine State Games sports taking place between April and June at www.flasports.com/ssg-sports/. Now in its 39th year of providing Floridians amateur sports opportunities, the Sunshine State Games are the longest continuously-running State Games in the U.S. First on the calendar of Florida’s Olympic-style Sports Festival is the […]

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