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Registration Deadlines Near for Artistic Swimming, Bowling and Swimming

The 2022 Sunshine State Games, presented by Amazon, turns its attention to the month of June and the first three events offered, Artistic Swimming, Bowling and Swimming.

Registration deadlines are approaching this week for all three sports.

Artistic Swimming – Registration Deadline, Friday, May 270
Event to be held, Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 at Gandy Pool in Lakeland.
Over 250 athletes currently registered

Bowling – Registration Deadline, Friday, May 27
Event to be held, Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 at Maple Lanes and Lucky’s Sports Bar in Clearwater

Swimming – Registration Deadline, Wednesday, May 25
Event to be held Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 at the Dwight H. Hunter Northeast Pool in Gainesville

Baton Twirling – Registration Deadline, Monday, May 30
Event to be held Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 at Orange Park High School

Visit the individual sports pages on www.sunshinestategames.com for competition and registration information or go to the blue “Register Now,” button on the top right corner of the website, to go directly to the registration website.

Registration continues for the remaining 16 sports in the 2022 Sunshine State Games, presented by Amazon. The 2022 calendar features multi-sport Festivals held in four Florida communities and 22 facilities statewide hosting the events.

Info Athletes “Need To Know”
As the upcoming events draw near, weekly updates will be sent out to registered athletes and prospective athletes with updates. In the “need to know,” category for this week, please make note of the following….

Taekwondo offers Family Event
The Sunshine State Games Taekwondo Championships is offering a new event this year, a Family Open or Family World Class Poomsae event. The Open Division may have two to eight family members that combine color and black belt family members to present a color belt form of their choice.

Family trophies will be awarded for first through fourth place, along with individual medals. The event will be held on Saturday, June 18, so participants can compete in other events. Visit www.sunshinestategames.com/taekwondo for more information.

Broward and Palm Beach Counties host three SSG sports last weekend
Over 1,200 individual athletes and 122 teams were in action last weekend at the SSG Figure Skating, Lacrosse and Track and Field Championships.

Visit www.sunshinestategames.com/results for complete results and www.sunshinestategames.com/news for feature article about all three sports.

49 Days in May and June Features Plenty of Sunshine State Games Events
Now in its 43rd year of providing amateur sports opportunities to Florida athletes of all ages, the Sunshine State Games has been used as a stepping-stone to national and international competitions by many Florida athletes.

For the 2022 Games, between May 20 and June 26, multi-sport festivals will be held in four Florida locations, Alachua, Broward, Clay and Polk counties. Alachua, Broward and Polk have long histories of hosting Sunshine State Games events, while Clay County is now in its second year of hosting events in Northeast Florida. The calendar below shows how the 49 days play out.

2022 Sunshine State Games, presented by Amazon, Calendar of Events
All Sports, Dates and Locations Subject to Change

June 3-5, 2022
Artistic Swimming
, Gandy Pool, Lakeland – Registration Deadline, Friday, May 27
Swimming, Dwight H. Hunter Northeast Pool, Gainesville – Registration Deadline, Wednesday, May 25

June 4-5, 2022
Bowling
, Maple Lanes and Lucky’s Sports Bar, Clearwater – Registration Deadline, Friday, May 27

June 10-12, 2022
Disc Golf
, Ronnie Van Zant Memorial Park, Green Cove Springs – Registration Deadline, June 8
Pickleball, Ronnie Van Zant Memorial Park, Green Cove Springs – Registration Deadline, May 28
Ultimate, Mixed Division, Plantation Sports Complex, Fleming Island – Registration Deadline, TBD

June 11, 2022
Baton Twirling
, Orange Park High School, Orange Park, Registration Deadline, May 30

June 11- 12, 2022
Archery
, Easton-Newberry Archery Center, Newberry and Gator Bowman Archery Range, Gainesville – Registration Deadline, June 6
Canoe Kayak, Marathon – June 11, Sprints – June 12, Middleburg Boat Ramp, Registration Deadline, June 9

June 17-19, 2022
Judo
, AdventHealth Field House & Conference Center, Winter Haven – Registration Deadline, June 13
Taekwondo, AdventHealth Field House & Conference Center, Winter Haven – Fees vary by registration dates. Final Online Registration Deadline, June 13
Ultimate, Men’s Division, Plantation Sports Complex, Fleming Island– Registration Deadline, TBD

June 18, 2022
Golf
, Cleveland Heights Golf Course, Lakeland – Registration Deadline, June 11

June 18-19, 2022
Table Tennis
, Simpson Park Community Center, Lakeland – Registration Deadline, June 8
Fast-Pitch Softball, Greco Softball Complex and New Tampa Softball Complex, Tampa – Registration Deadline, June 8

June 24-26, 2022
Sunshine State Games Water Polo Championship
, Coral Springs Aquatic Center – Registration Deadline TBD

June 25, 2022
Sunshine State Games Powerlifting
, Lift District Fitness, Margate – Registration Deadline, June 11

June 25 & 26, 2022
Fencing
, Legacy Park Multipurpose Center, Alachua, Registration Deadline, June 3

The Sunshine State Games, presented by Amazon, are an annual presentation of the Florida Sports Foundation, the official sports promotion and development organization of the State of Florida. The Games are held in conjunction with local partners that include, Central Florida’s Polk County Sports Marketing, Clay County Tourism, the Gainesville Sports Commission and Visit Lauderdale. Now in its 43rd year, the Sunshine State Games are the longest continuously-running State Games in the U.S.

The Sunshine State Games, presented by Amazon, are an annual presentation of the Florida Sports Foundation, the official sports promotion and development organization of the State of Florida. The Games are held in conjunction with local partners that include, Central Florida’s Polk County Sports Marketing, Clay County Tourism, the Gainesville Sports Commission and Visit Lauderdale. Now in its 43rd year, the Sunshine State Games are the longest continually-running State Games in the U.S.