Association sports groups with 75% of your attendance from out of the area may qualify for grants. To see if you are eligible, please review and complete the Funding Application.
Non-professional groups with sports questions can call our Sports Commissioner until our new online form is available and will be happy to help you plan a successful event in Manatee County.
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If you’re a golf fanatic, the Bradenton area has a handful of courses to choose from. Once you have satisfied your appetite for golf, wash it down with a drink at one of the finest breweries in town.
The Pittsburgh Pirates spring training home is Bradenton!
From Indy cars, stock cars, drag racing to bikes and more, the Bradenton area is the perfect location for those with a need for speed.
Lakewood Ranch Premier Sports Campus
The Bradenton Area supports a variety of sports and offers top-notch sporting venues.
Submit a request for information and find out more about the Florida Sports Grant Program.
Discover where the olympic figure skaters train.
The Premier Sports Campus is impressive from almost any vantage point, designed from the ground up to simultaneously handle a number of games and activities – and their spectators.
Seles, Courier, Agassi, Sharapova, Williams – the greatest names in tennis all seem to have one thing in common: the Bradenton Area.
Only a handful of communities around the country can offer the fun and excitement of spring training baseball. But when you combine Florida’s beautiful weather with swaying palms and gorgeous beaches, you’ve got a home run.
The smell of fresh grass fills the air. The lines at the hot dog stand are full. Cheers for the Pittsburgh Pirates echo throughout the stands. It’s official: – baseball is back at McKechnie Field in Bradenton. And while the scene is familiar, McKechnie Field’s story is truly unique.
Don't know much about Polo? Read about the history, basics, equipment and excitement of Polo. Then get ready to experience it.
Six Eastern Conference MLS teams have made the Bradenton Area home for their 2014 spring training. For some, Bradenton offers the perfect conditions for soccer. But for others, it’s home.
Located on the Riverwalk, with meeting space for up to 400 guests. Meeting Pkg: $42/pp for meeting room, cont’l breakfast and lunch.
941-747-3727 | Courtyard Marriott
Located on the scenic Manatee River, this flexible full-service facility has the space and the staff necessary to make your event a true success.
941.729.9177 | Bradenton Area Convention Center
The Powel Crosley Estate has all the modern amenities to successfully host meetings, weddings and other events. Call or visit our page to learn ...
941.722.3244 | The Powel Crosley Estate
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