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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 9, 2018
REVISED October 9, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #19


Subject
Florida Sports Foundation Grant Agreements

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, CVB Exec Director, x3940
Contact:  Monica Luff, CVB Sr. Admin Spec, x3944


Action Requested
Authorization for Convention & Visitors Bureau Director to execute Grant Agreements with Florida Sports Foundation AND adoption of Budget Resolution B-19-009 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, FL, for fiscal year 2018/2019.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
N/A

Background Discussion
  • The Florida Sports Foundation has awarded the Bradenton Area Sports Commission (a division of the Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau) with:
    • $25,000 grant for the US Soccer Development Academy Boys Winter Showcase & Nike Friendlies
    • $20,000 grant for the US Soccer Development Academy Girls Winter Showcase & Nike Friendlies
    • $17,500 grant for the YSL Super Y National Championship.
  • The US Soccer Development Academy Boys Winter Showcase will be held November 29, 2018 - December 4, 2018, with approximately 5,600 athletes at Premier Sports Campus and will generate approximately 4,300 room nights and approximately $4.3 million in economic impact.
  • The US Soccer Development Academy Girls Winter Showcase will be held December 5 - 9, 2018, with approximately 4,100 athletes at Premier Sports Campus and will generate approximately 5,800 room nights and approximately $4.1 million in economic impact.
  • The YSL Super Y National Championship will be held December 7 - 11, 2018, at IMG Academy with approximately 3,006 athletes and will generate approximately 5,500 room nights and approximately $3.8 million in economic impact.
  • The grant monies will assist with facility expenses.
  • The Florida Sports Foundation assists Florida Sports Commissioners with grant monies to secure events that would otherwise be held in other states.
  • The Budget Amendment (B-19-009) appropriates $62,500 in Florida Sports Foundation Grant Fund revenues into the Tourist Development Tax Fund for the above-mentioned sports events.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
Send original, signed agreements to Monica Luff, CVB.  Ms. Luff to send to Florida Sports Foundation to get their signatures; then Ms. Luff will e-mail fully signed agreements to Board Records.

Copy of approved agenda memo to Monica Luff and Eva Galler (CVB) and Claudia Campos (FMD):  monica.luff@mymanatee.org, eva.galler@mymanatee.orgclaudia.campos@mymanatee.org.


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$62,500 Grants Received - 10300000000366017 Contribution Culture & Recreation

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Non-recurring


Attachment:  FSF - US Soccer Boys Tourney.pdf
Attachment:  FSF - US Soccer Girls Tourney.pdf
Attachment:  FSF - YSL Super Y Championship.pdf
Attachment:  B-19-009 FL Sports Grant.pdf