Sunshine State Games Registration Opportunities Available for the Sarasota/Bradenton and Palm Beach County Festivals, Individual sport championships registration available as well

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Sunshine State Games Registration Opportunities Available for the Sarasota/Bradenton and Palm Beach County Festivals

 

TALLAHASSEE – On-site registration is available for three sports of the Sunshine State Games Sarasota/Bradenton Festival this weekend, as Archery, Disc Golf and the Paddling Sprint Races will accept entries on Saturday and Sunday (Archery only) morning prior to competition.

 

The remaining sports of the weekend are closed for competition, but are free of charge and the public is encouraged to venture out to one of the host facilities.  Florida’s Olympic-style Sports Festival, the Sunshine State Games, is the longest-running State Games in the nation.  Since its inception in 1980, the Sunshine State Games has provided amateur sports opportunities for Floridians of all ages.

 

Registration continues for the Palm Beach County Festival as seven sports will be in action the weekend of June 18-19.  The Palm Beach County Convention Center will host Fencing, Judo, Karate, Taekwondo, Weightlifting and Wrestling while BMX Cycling will be held at Okeeheelee Park.  Visit www.sunshinestategames.com for information and to register online.

 

Registration is also available for two more events the weekend of June 18-19.  The Sunshine State Games Track and Field Championships, will be held at Lake Minneola High School and is open to athletes of all ages with a Youth and Open and Masters Divisions.  The Sunshine State Games Track and Field Championships also serve as a qualifier for the 2016 Florida Senior Games in December.

 

The Sunshine State Game Table Tennis Championships will be played at Simpson Community Park in Lakeland with competition in 12 different skill level divisions and a Sandpaper Singles and Super Big Ball  division. The month wraps up with Sunshine State Games Water Polo Championships in Coral Springs and Badminton Championships in Orlando.

 

Sunshine State Games Schedule for June 10-12 in Gainesville and Sarasota/Bradenton

Friday, June 10
4:30 p.m.             Swimming, Dwight H. Hunter Northeast Pool, Gainesville

 

Saturday, June 11
8:00 a.m.              Paddling (Sprint Races), Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota
8:00 a.m.              Synchronized Swimming (Novice and Intermediate Divisions), Arlington Park Aquatic Center, Sarasota
8:30 a.m.              Swimming, Dwight H. Hunter Northeast Pool, Gainesville
9:00 a.m.              Archery, Sarasota Archers and Premier Sports Complex, Lakewood Ranch
9:00 a.m.              Powerlifting, Bradenton Convention Center
9:00 a.m.              Rowing, Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota
9:00 a.m.              Racquetball, Sarasota YMCA Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Branch
9:00 a.m.              Ultimate (Pool Play), Premier Sports Complex, Lakewood Ranch
9:30 a.m.              Disc Golf, Lakeview Park, Sarasota
5:00 p.m.             Ultimate Layout, Premier Sports Complex, Lakewood Ranch

 

Sunday, June 12
8:00 a.m.              Synchronized Swimming (Junior Olympic Age Group and Open Masters Divisions), Arlington Park Aquatic Center, Sarasota
8:30 a.m.              Swimming, Dwight H. Hunter Northeast Pool, Gainesville
9:00 a.m.              Archery, Sarasota Archers and Premier Sports Complex, Lakewood Ranch
9:00 a.m.              Racquetball, Sarasota YMCA Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Branch
9:00 a.m.              Ultimate (Championship Bracket Play), Premier Sports Complex, Lakewood Ranch
9:30 a.m.              Paddling (Marathon Races), Fort Hamer Rowing Facility, Sarasota

Information about the upcoming Sunshine State Games competitions throughout the month of June is available at http://www.flasports.com/2016/06/02/2016-sunshine-state-games-press-kit/ in a pdf document that is updated weekly.  For results of the 37th Annual Sunshine State Games, visit www.sunshinestategames.com and click the “Results,” link for full results of each of the 28 sports of the Games as they progress over the next few weeks.  The Sunshine State Games are presented annually by the Florida Sports Foundation, the state’s lead sports promotion and development organization.

 

 

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