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Celebrate IPSC World Championships with Lakeland Parade, Water Ski Show and Fireworks

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Shooting, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Olympic Style Opening Ceremonies to Kick Off IPSC World Championships Frostproof may be the hub of activity for the shooting competitions for the upcoming IPSC World Shoot, the City of Lakeland will serve as the center of the ceremonial public events taking place during the event’s 19 day stint in Polk County. The largest competition […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, 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. Ledger Junior Super Series Date: Saturday, September 13 – Monday, September 15 Venue:  Beerman Family Tennis Center, Lakeland – The City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation presents the Ledger Jr. Super Series at the […]

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PCSM Honored by Florida Bicycle Association

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Cycling, General

The Florida Bicycle Association (FBA) presented Polk County Sports Marketing with the Supporting Agency of the Year Award, in recognition of the great partnership shared between the two organizations. FBA Interim Director Becky Afonso presented the honor at the August 28 TDC Board Meeting. PCSM staff members have been highly involved in many projects by […]

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Beginner Soccer Tips with PGTV Sports Central: Equipment

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Soccer

For those looking to play soccer, check out this video on the equipment you’ll need to get started in the game. Then, be sure to watch our beginner soccer video on passing, trapping, shooting and throw-ins.   What type of soccer equipment is your favorite?     Related Videos: BEGINNER SOCCER TIPS WITH PGTV SPORTS […]

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Dollar Day and All-You-Can-Eat Night Highlight Flying Tigers Eight-Game Homestand

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home Friday, Aug. 1 for an eight-game homestand against the Ft. Myers Miracle (Twins) August 1-4 and the Dunedin Blue Jays August 5-8.  Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com.  Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors […]

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Detroit Tigers to Stay in Lakeland for 20 More Years

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General

The City of Lakeland and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on the terms and conditions that will be included in a contract that will extend the City’s relationship with the organization another 20 years. The current contract signed in 2000 expires December 31, 2016. The new contract will solidify the Detroit Tigers continuing their […]

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20 Ideas for Dad this Father’s Day in Central Florida

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Auto, Aviation, Baseball, Fishing, Fitness, General, Golf, Paintball, Shooting, Uncategorized, Water Sports

Looking for a great gift or activity that your father will enjoy this year? Check out our list of 20 ideas for Father’s Day, and you’re sure to find something he’ll enjoy! TRAVEL DEALS: Be sure to check out our Central Florida Travel Deals at VisitCentralFlorida.org/travel-deals where you will find discounts for many of the places below. Click […]

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Five Flying Tigers Selected to 2014 Florida State League All-Star Team

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

 Flying Tigers to Represent North Division in Bradenton on June 14 The Florida State League (FSL) 2014 All-Star teams have been announced by League President Chuck Murphy. Starting pitchers Jake Thompson, Kevin Eichhorn and Josh Turley, relief pitcher Angel Nesbitt and catcher Austin Green will represent the Flying Tigers at the 53rd annual FSL All-Star […]

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Hydroplane Boat Racing Action Coming to Lake Cannon

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by

Categories: Powerboat Racing, Upcoming, Water Sports

An action packed rip-roaring sporting event will take place on the beautiful shores of Lake Cannon located at the Citrus Center Boys & Girls Club, 2400 Havendale Boulevard NW in Winter Haven.  One of the largest U.S. Title Series championships in the sport of power boat racing will be hosted once again in Winter Haven, […]

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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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