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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 13, 2016
REVISED September 13, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #20


Subject
Grant Agreements with Florida Sports Foundation

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Exec. Director, CVB  x5913

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB  x5913



Action Requested
Authorization for CVB Director to execute three (3) Grant Agreements with Florida Sports Foundation.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

N/A



Background Discussion
  • The Florida Sports Foundation has awarded the Bradenton Area Sports Commission (a division of the Bradenton Area CVB) with three (3) grants:  a $7,000 grant for Australian Rules Football; a $17,500 grant for the USL Super Y Championship; and a $25,000 grant for US Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase & Nike Friendlies.
  • Australian Rules Football will be held October 16, 2016, at Premier Sports Campus and will generate approximately 300 room nights and approximately $1 million in economic impact.
  • The Super Y Championship will be held December 9 - 13, 2016, at IMG Academy and will generate approximately 1,400 room nights and approximately $4 million in economic impact.
  • The US Soccer Winter Showcase & Nike Friendlies will be held December 1 - 5, 2016, at Premier Sports Campus and will generate approximately 10,000 room nights and approximately $6 million in economic impact.
  • The grant monies will off-set facility expenses.
  • The Florida Sports Foundation assists Florida Sports Commissions with grant monies to secure events that would otherwise be held in other states.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

Copy of approved agenda memo to Monica Luff and Eva Galler:  monica.luff@mymanatee.org and eva.galler@mymanatee.org

Please send original, signed agreements to Monica Luff, CVB.




Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  FSF Grant Confirm Letter - 2016.pdf
Attachment:  FSF Grant - Aust Rules Football 2016.pdf
Attachment:  FSF Grant - Super Y - 2016.pdf
Attachment:  FSF Grant - US Soccer 2016.pdf