The sports department works with collegiate and community partners to recruit, market and provide assistance to local, regional and national sporting events to expand economic impact of sports tourism in Tallahassee/Leon County.

From youth events through high school and collegiate championships, Visit Tallahassee and the Tallahassee Sports Council build winning performances through programs that include assistance with grant funding, logistics, housing, transportation, venue selection, rallying hundreds of experienced volunteers and marketing. It makes a difference and it makes this Florida’s Sports Capital.

Visit Tallahassee Sports is here to help make your event experience exceptional. We can help you with the following:

  • Assemble Bid Team
  • Assemble Local Organizing Committee
  • Bid Preparation Assistance
  • Connections to Community
  • Create Sports-Related Events and Attractions
  • Event Management
  • Facility and Site Selection
  • Fundraising Assistance for LOC
  • Government Relations
  • Host Site Inspections
  • Hotels: secure & manage reservations
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Media Relations
  • Presentation of Bids
  • Public Relations
  • Recruitment of Volunteers
  • Research Events Open to Bid
  • Review Requests for Proposals
  • Sports Information Resource Center
  • Sports-Related Business Relocations
  • Supervise Aspects of Event Preparation
  • Supervise Work of LOC
  • Vendor / Supplier Referrals
  • Venue Selection
  • Visitor Information and Welcome Packets
Tallahassee / Leon County
Here's what's waiting for you in Florida's Sports Capital:

Championship-quality facilities and experienced athletic event personnel at three institutions of higher learning

Two award-winning park systems

Four distinct seasons offering year-round, mild climate ideal for a wide variety of sports

6,000+ hotel rooms that suit every budget

Located in the Florida Panhandle with convenient access by four major highways: I-10, US 27, US 319 and US 90

Tallahassee International Airport offers daily non-stop flights to Atlanta, Dallas, Charlotte, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, and Washington DC

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