Tampa Bay Blog

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    November 21, 2011
    Hello there Tampa Bay Sports fans! Hope you are doing well on this Monday afternoon! Thanks to all who were able to make it out to last nights awesome victory that saw the Bulls fight past a tough Central Florida opponent to the tune of an overtime 2-1 victory! A record breaking crowd of over 3,000 individuals attended the match. What an incredible atmosphere! The 2-1 victory has earned USF the right to host New Mexico (undefeated and ranked #1 in the country in the NSCAA coaches poll) in the
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    November 19, 2011
    Hello out there sports fans! Hope you guys are doing well as we head into the weekend! This weekend there are some great events going on, but especially one in particular at the campus of the University of South Florida ! As you may or may not be aware, USF Men's Soccer team is the #7 seed in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament and is hosting a second round match this Sunday. Through a partnership with USF and the NCAA, The Tampa Bay Sports Commission has made available to fans free...
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    November 17, 2011
    Good day fellow bloggers, this just released! The Tampa Bay Sports Commission (TBSC) and Elder Automotive Group have teamed up to forge a three-year exclusive partnership. The partnership will kick off this month with Replay Tampa Bay, a holiday sporting goods drive taking place from Nov. 17 through Dec. 27, 2011. Through this program, and the assistance of DeBartolo Sports and Events, Metropolitan Ministries and the Ryan Nece Foundation, members of the Tampa Bay community have the opportunity
    October 12, 2011
    Hey Sports Fans, tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game presented by American Family Insurance. The fifth-annual event is slated for 8 p.m. ET Jan. 5, 2012, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. The competition, which will be televised on ESPN, highlights the nation’s top high school seniors. Tampa-area participants include: Nelson Agholor (Berkeley Prep High School), Dante Fowler Jr. (Lakewood Senior High School) and Brian Poole...
  • Red Bull FlugTag Returns to Tampa Tomorrow at the Tampa Convention Center!
    October 7, 2011
    Hey there sports fans! Three years ago, Red Bull FlugTag first touched down in Tampa and set a FlugTag attendance record for U.S. events when 110,000 people crowded around the Tampa Convention Center waterfront. We have the opportunity to beat that record tomorrow, when FlugTag returns to the Tampa Convention Center. This will be FlugTag’s only U.S. event in 2011. FlugTag, German for “flying day” is an event where participants design and build a flying device and compete to...
  • Silver Dollar Shooters Club to Host “Shoot for the Cure” on October 22nd!
    October 3, 2011
    Silver Dollar Shooters Club is pleased to announce that it will host its annual “Shoot for a Cure” on Saturday October 22nd. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the shoot begins at 10 a.m. The entrance fee is a $30 donation and gets participants 50 pink targets and 50 pink shotgun shells. The pink targets are provided by White Flyer Targets and the pink shotgun shells are provided by Federal Premium Ammunition. Shooters must provide their own eye and ear protection, as well as gun,...
  • Hillsborough County To Host United Youth Football League National Championships This December!
    September 30, 2011
    If you are a local football fan, we have an event coming to town in December that you might enjoy! The Tampa Bay Sports Commission and Tampa Bay & Company, in partnership with Plant City Parks and Recreation, are excited to announce that the 2011 United Youth Football League (YFL) National Championships will be held at the Otis M. Andrew Sports Complex in Plant City from Dec. 2-10. The football championships alone are projected to draw more than 6,800 participants, including 6,000 spectators
  • Golf Digest Names Tampa 4th Best Golf City in the U.S.!
    September 27, 2011
    Hey sports fans, exciting news in the October issue of Golf Digest magazine that featured the top 50 golf cities in the United States. A preview of the rankings, announcing the top 20 cities, was released. The city of Tampa is tied for 4th place on the list, alongside Los Angeles, and behind only Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and Dallas/Fort Worth. The top golf cities are selected based on five standards: climate (number of playable days), cost, number of public courses, quality of public courses and
  • 2011 Tour of Oak Creek taking place October 15th!
    September 20, 2011
    Good morning fellow bloggers! The Inaugural Tour of Oak Creek will be taking place October 15th at Spoto High School. Join in on the effort to benefit community based activities to improve the health and safety awareness for children, individuals and families in the Tampa Bay Area! This two part charity event consists of a 7.5 mile cycling track followed by a 2 mile runnin/walking course. It takes place in Riverview and begins at Spoto High School at 8:00am. The tour’s goal is to...