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Polk County Garners National Media Coverage on Bloomberg TV

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

PCTSM’s strategies and recruitment of lucrative collegiate spring training events was featured on Bloomberg TV, in a program which aired March 24. Bloomberg’s Economics Editor, Michael McKee, traveled to Polk County to interview Mark Jackson about the profitability of spring training stadiums in Florida, for a segment to air on Bloomberg Television’s program “Street Smart.” McKee […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Food Event, Running, Soccer, Softball, triathlon, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Wingin’ It! 2014 Date: Friday, April 11 – Saturday, April 12 Venue: Winter Haven Airport – Wingin’ It! 2014 will include wing and wing sauce competition, live music and the best brews. – Most […]

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2014 Sunshine State Games Online Registration Now Open

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

In the early days of Florida’s Sunshine State Games, the mail truck pulled up daily to the Games Headquarters in Gainesville with tubs filled with envelopes from all around the state.  Athletes of all ages training in cities from Alachua to Zephyrhills filled out registration forms to compete in the Games. Days, weeks and months […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Uncategorized, Water Sports

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Show your Tigers spirit by submitting a photo in Visit Central Florida’s Facebook Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Then, vote for your favorite Tigers Spring Training photos through April 7. Click for the […]

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FITniche to Donate Shoes to Special Olympic Athletes

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes will get to walk – and run and jump –in another athlete’s shoes on March 29 when FITniche donates more than 300 pairs of gently used shoes that have been returned to their three stores. Athletes participating in the Area 8 Summer Games at the University of South Florida will […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Skiing, Softball, Uncategorized, Upcoming, Water Sports

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. **Show your Tigers spirit in our Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Click for the details. 2014 USA Water Ski Show Team Practice Date: Thursday, March 20 – Saturday, March 22 Venue: Winter Haven […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Lacrosse, Running, Softball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. **Show your Tigers spirit in our Spring Training photo contest through March 28. Click for the details. Lakeland VW Classic Date: Friday, March 14 – Sunday, March 16 Venue: The Lakeland Center – Find music, […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Aviation, Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Rebel Spring Games Date: Monday, March 3 – Tuesday, March 18 Venue: Auburndale Softball Complex; DiamondPlex, Winter Haven – More than 110 NAIA, Junior College, Division I, II and III colleges and university softball […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Lacrosse, Powerboat Racing, Running, Soccer, Softball, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Major League Scramble with the Detroit Tigers Date: Monday, February 24 Venue: Grasslands Golf and Country Club, Lakeland - The 2013 American League Central Division Champion Detroit Tigers are ready to tee it up at this […]

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Tourism Office Introduces Tigers Spring Training Facebook Photo Contest

Posted on February 21st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Visit Central Florida, Polk County’s official tourism sales and marketing organization, is introducing a Tigers Spring Training photo contest on its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/VisitCentralFlorida, to highlight fans’ favorite Spring Training moments and memories, and to celebrate the Tigers return to Polk County for their 78th spring season. The winner will receive a baseball autographed by […]

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