All posts by: Jason Hendrix

WNBA Announces Plan To Tip Off 2020 Season in Bradenton

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Courtesy of the WNBA NEW YORK – After significant discussions with the league’s key stakeholders, including the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), the WNBA today announced elements of plans to return to the court to begin the WNBA 2020 season.  The league is finalizing a partnership that would make IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, […]

Cheez-It® heads to Orlando to join Florida Citrus Sports beginning with 2020 season

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. and Orlando, Fla., May 27, 2020 – Cheez-It®, the official snack of bowl season, announced it is moving east to become title sponsor of the Cheez-It® Bowl at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. The move kicks off a multi-year agreement between Florida Citrus Sports (FCS) and Cheez-It, brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports […]

Apalachee Regional Park & Leon County Tourism awarded 2022 NJCAA XC Championships, Tallahassee Community College to serve as institutional host

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Courtesy of the NJCAA | Original Source Charlotte, N.C. – The NJCAA has awarded championship locations for upcoming Division I Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships, as well as the newly created Division II championships. The 2022 Division I and Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships were awarded to Leon County Tourism in […]

Tokyo Olympic, Paralympic Games Awarded New Start Dates: July 23 And Aug. 24 of 2021

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Courtesy of Team USA: Original Source Following a full one-year postponement, the Olympic Games Tokyo will take place July 23-Aug. 8, 2021, with the Paralympic Games to follow Aug. 24-Sept. 5, 2021. The announcement of the new dates comes six days after the International Olympic Committee took the unprecedented step on March 24 of delaying […]

Division I Council extends eligibility for student-athletes impacted by COVID-19

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Courtesy of the NCAA: Original Source The Division I Council on Monday voted to allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility. Members also adjusted financial aid rules to allow teams to carry more members on scholarship to account for incoming recruits and student-athletes […]

Fifteen FSF Granted Events in March bring approximately 57,759 Out of State Visitors and $199 Million Economic Impact to Florida

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During the month of March 2020, the Florida Sports Foundation, a Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc., proudly supports the following 15 events, projected to bring approximately 57,759 out of state visitors and $199 million in economic impact to the state, through its quarterly grant program. Tim Rand Invitational Dates: February 28-March 1, 2020 | Organization: […]