sports development

Greater Fort Lauderdale features water venues like the Coral Springs Aquatic Center and the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complexunique venues like the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds and Gulfstream Park, and major theaters like BB&T Center and the Broward County Convention Center.

Home to the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame, Greater Fort Lauderdale is a sports lovers' dream, and the perfect setting for your sporting event!

Broward County is home to more than 250 sporting events each year, including:

  • Kreul Classic, the country's largest televised high school basketball tournament
  • YMCA National Swimming and Diving Championships
  • Rising Stars Softball Tournament
  • Judo U.S. Open
  • The Florida State High School Track & Field Championships
  • Dixie Amateur Golf Championships
  • Florida Lacrosse Classic, Men's Grandmasters National Championships

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Sports Development Office, with the support of the Florida Sports Foundation, is your one-stop shop to plan professional, amateur or recreational sports events.

sport activities

get swinging

Build a golf tournament into the pre-meeting agenda to get a head start on networking. Plenty of courses here cater to groups and tournaments, most designed by top pros. Lush greens for all levels

deep sea team-building

Charter a private sport-fishing vessel and enjoy a team-building angling tournament your group is sure to get hooked on.

pro-sports plates

Spot one of these plates on the road and give a friendly honk for supporting Florida Sports Foundation, which funds major and regional sporting events throughout Florida. Proceeds also benefit local...

sports hall of fame

The Broward County Sports Hall of Fame honors and recognizes Broward County residents that have set the standard of excellence and positively affected our county through sports and athletic...

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below the surface

Welcome to a multi-tiered natural reef system stretching almost 70 miles and more than 80 wrecks and artificial reefs, some as close as 100 yards offshore, including the sunken wreck Miracle of Life.

set sail

Laced with 300 miles of waterways and 40,000 resident yachts, Greater Fort Lauderdale, also known as the Venice of America, welcomes you to the world of water.