Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 26, 2017
REVISED September 26, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16

Florida Sports Foundation Grant Agreement for the USA Ultimate (Frisbee) Club Championship Event


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, CVB Exec. Director, 729-9177 x3940

Contact:  Monica Luff, CVB Sr. Admin. Spec., 729-9177 x3944

Action Requested
Authorization for the Convention and Visitors Bureau Director to execute Grant Agreement with Florida Sports Foundation.

Enabling/Regulating Authority


Background Discussion
  • The Florida Sports Foundation has awarded the Bradenton Area Sports Commission (a division of the Bradenton Area CVB) with a $6,000 grant for USA Ultimate (Frisbee) Club Championship.
  • This ultimate Frisbee championship will be held October 19 - 22, 2017, at Premier Sports Campus and will generate approximately 800 room nights and approximately $1.2 million in economic impact. 
  • Ultimate Frisbee Clubs from all over the country will participate in the championship.
  • After the championship this year, we are looking to contract with the USA Ultimate Club for 5 years (2019-2023)
  • The grant monies will assist with facility expenses.
  • The Florida Sports Foundation assists Florida Sports Commissions with grant monies to secure events that would otherwise be held in other states.
  • The Budget Amendment will be prepared after the new fiscal year and submitted to the Board for approval at that time.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please send original, signed agreements to Monica Luff, CVB.  Ms. Luff to send to FSF to get their signature; then Ms. Luff will e-mail fully signed agreement to Board Records.

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

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$6,000 Grant Received - 1030000000366017 Contribution Culture & Recreation

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  FSF Agreement - USA Frisbee Championship 2017.pdf