Hey guys, its jerm here with another Tampa Bay sports update for ya! The 19th annual Bay Area Youth Track and Field (BAYTAF) Classic will be held this weekend, May 28-30 in Tampa Bay. The annual event is one of the largest track events in the country and will welcome teams from across the Southeast United States, as well as the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Puerto Rico.
The action will take place all weekend at Jefferson High School. The 19th BAYTAF Classic will welcome 5,000 attendees to Tampa Bay, along with 1,500 competitors. Last year's event generated nearly 1,600 room nights over Memorial Day weekend.
Founded in 1991 by Samuel "Nate" Johnson, Bay Area Youth Track and Field, Inc. was created out of a need to unify efforts in promoting the sport of youth track and field throughout the Tampa Bay area. For more information, log on to www.baytaf.org.
That's it for now, but stay tuned in for future updates on Tampa Bay area events!