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

RussMatt, and 261 college baseball teams, returns to Polk

AUBURNDALE – Lewiston, Maine and Rock Island, Illinois, may be more than 1,000 miles apart, but college baseball teams from those respective towns will face each other to kick off the first game of the 2019 RussMatt Central Florida Invitational on Tuesday, Feb. 19....

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Carillon Classic continues Bok’s anniversary celebration

The celebration of the 90th anniversary of Bok Tower continues during the Carillon Classic at Bok Tower Gardens on Saturday, Feb. 23. The Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk features what many consider Florida’s most challenging 5K course, thanks to the various...

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Quaffles, bludgers and Golden Snitches on tap this weekend

AUBURNDALE – Muggles rejoice! Quaffles, bludgers and a Golden Snitch or two are sure to be in play when the South Regional Championship for US Quidditch (USQ) takes the field at Lake Myrtle Park in Auburndale this weekend. Teams from around the state of Florida as...

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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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