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Nathan Benderson Park Adds More National, International Events to Calendar

Hosted by Nathan Benderson Park Conservancy with support from Visit Sarasota County, three more World Cup events have been added to the future calendar after four other events were announced in the past week-plus. The Conservancy will host the 2024 International Canoe Federation’s Sprint World Cup, Marathon World Cup and Dragon Boat World Cup. Dates for these […]

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Oklahoma City, Sarasota Awarded Future International Canoe World Championships

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Sarasota, Florida, will host major world championship events organized by the International Canoe Federation in 2026. Sarasota will host the first combined canoe marathon and stand up paddling world championships while the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships will be in Oklahoma City for the first time since 2014. Oklahoma City is […]

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Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, has hosted the 2017 World Rowing Championships and the 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta.

Sarasota County Commissioners Boosting Sports Tourism

The Sarasota County Board of Commissioners in Florida has agreed to allocate 5 percent of the county’s tourist development tax collections toward sports tourism and related activities, and create a sports tourism liaison position with the county’s Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department. Sports tourism marketing will remain with Visit Sarasota County, reported the Englewood […]

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