GAINESVILLE, FL (October 2, 2019) – The Florida High School Athletic Association and the Greater Orlando Sports Commission have reached an agreement for Seminole County to continue serving as host of the Florida High School Tennis State Championships through the 2022 school year. Sanlando Park, Red Bug Lake Park and Sylvan Lake Park will each remain the designated host sites.
“On behalf of our partners at Orlando North Seminole County, Seminole County Leisure Services, and our regional hoteliers, we are pleased to extend our agreement with the FHSAA as Seminole County continues to serve as home for the Boys and Girls Tennis State Championships through 2022,” said Jason Siegel, CEO of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission. “We look forward to creating an incredibly positive experience for the participating teams as we welcome their coaches, student-athletes and families from around the State of Florida for many years to come.”
“The FHSAA is pleased to continue holding its tennis state championships in Seminole County,” said FHSAA Executive Director George Tomyn. “Together, Seminole County and the Greater Orlando Sports Commission have consistently provided a tremendous championship event experience for our student-athletes at each of these three complexes.”
The 2020 state tennis tournament is scheduled for April 27 – May 1, with four classification tournaments played over two separate three-day periods. 2021 dates are scheduled for April 26-30 and 2022 dates are April 25-29.
ABOUT THE FHSAA
The Florida High School Athletic Association supervises and regulates interscholastic athletic programs for high school students at member public, private and charter schools. The organization also recognizes and honors academic achievement among student-athletes at almost 800 middle, junior and senior high schools statewide. Headquartered in Gainesville, it is the official governing body for interscholastic athletics in Florida.
ABOUT GREATER ORLANDO SPORTS COMMISSION
GO Sports is a private, non-profit organization established to attract and manage sports-related events, conferences and activities that drive positive economic development in the City of Orlando, Lake County, Orange County, Osceola County, and Seminole County. Founded in 1993, the organization has hosted or co-hosted more than 1,400 events in the Greater Orlando area with a total economic impact exceeding $1.6 billion in spending within the community. For more information, please visit GreaterOrlandoSports.com.