Athletes in Paradise

2016 FBU National Championship

The 2016 FBU National Championship is set to roll south to sunny Naples, Florida this December!

Whether you're an event organizer, sports enthusiast, or a sports visitor, the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades area provides the perfect destination for successful sports travel, competition, and training.

Known as Florida’s Paradise Coast, this area has top-rated facilities such as the spectacular North Collier Regional Park, featuring eight tournament-ready multi-purpose fields for soccer and lacrosse, and five full-size tournament-ready softball diamonds. The Soccer and Lacrosse complex offers dedicated tournament offices, restrooms and concessions. Event participants and fans can also enjoy the Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Water Park and Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples, both located on site.

Popular sports on Florida’s Paradise Coast include beach volleyball, tennis, golf, triathlon, football, softball, baseball, soccer, basketball, BMX, lacrosse and more. Naples is also home to the 2014 and 2015 Football University 6th, 7th and 8th Grade National Championships. With championship golf courses, pristine beaches for fishing and water sports, Florida’s Paradise Coast is an athlete’s paradise.

If you're looking for the perfect tournament site or a great place for your team to train, the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades area provides the perfect destination.  From miles of unspoiled beaches, to the world famous Everglades, to one of a kind dining and shopping, there's nothing like playing in paradise.  

Current Events / Hotel Information

For more information, contact:

Michael Obyc, Senior Sports Marketing Collier County
2660 N. Horseshoe Drive, Suite 105, Naples, FL 34104
(239) 252-6293
FAX: (239) 821-3909

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