Your Perfect Match

Planning a major sporting event?
Let Polk County Sports Marketing sweat the details.

About Polk County Sports Marketing

Our home field. Your advantage.

Home to more than 220 annual sporting events and the headquarters for USA Water Ski and the Florida Youth Soccer Association, Central Florida’s Polk County is the perfect location for your next championship event. From nationally recognized golf courses to modern multi-use complexes, our facilities can accommodate any sport, at any skill level, for competitors of all ages. With a central location offering unbeatable convenience and our talented staff as your planning and promotions MVP, you’ll have no problem pulling off a winning event.

Whether it’s finding the ideal venue or ensuring your participants know where to play and stay, we’re here to help every step of the way.


From stadiums to courts and everything in between, Polk County has a facility that will fit your needs.


Whether it’s the largest collegiate spring training event in the nation or a traveling table tennis tournament, you can find it here.

Hall of Fame

From baseball to water skiing – and just about every sport in-between – Polk County has produced a superstar. Come see their legacies at the Polk County Sports Hall of Fame in Auburndale.

Latest News

Dewey’s dream comes true

More than 4,500 bowlers have descended on Polk County between May 5 and June 25, participating in the Florida State Bowling Association’s 2018 Florida State Open Tournament. Multiple disciplines, including team, doubles and singles, will compete at both Lakeland AMF...

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Homeschool World Series another hit

It was another successful Homeschool World Series, which took place at the Lake Myrtle Sports Park in Auburndale. This year, the event drew 26 teams – six more than last year. In total, nearly 2,000 people came to town to cheer on their team for a $1.5 million...

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YBOA Inaugural Winter Nationals coming

If Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) has their way, Santa will be bringing Polk County businesses some extra presents after Christmas. The inaugural YBOA Winter Nationals will call Polk County home from Dec. 27 to 30, utilizing at least 10 different basketball courts...

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Visiting for an event?

From around the corner to around the globe, Polk County welcomes everyone to the best that Central Florida has to offer.

Support Florida Sports Foundation

Show your support for Florida Sports with a specialty sports tag which directly supports youth charity and the development of major and regional sports events throughout Florida.

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We're ready to host your event