Lee County will host the National High School Gymnastics Association (NHSGA) Senior Showcase Invitational, taking place Friday, May 19, to Saturday, May 20, at the Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero. The invitational will bring 12th-grade female gymnasts from across the country to Southwest Florida to compete for individual and team titles on vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise.
Last year’s event brought an estimated 600 sports visitors to the area, generating 500 hotel room nights, which resulted in $289,000 in direct visitor spending.
The meet will take place from 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 19, with finals from 9 a.m. to noon on May 20. The competition is open to spectators, with tickets available at the door. One-day tickets are $10, and two-day tickets are $15. For more information on the event, visit www.nhsga.net/senior-invitational.html.
For additional information, please contact NHSGA Meet Coordinator Michael Martin by calling 508-813-9774 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Lee County Sports Development
Lee County Sports Development was created in 2003 to meet the growing demand for sports development in Lee County, and is recognized by the Florida Sports Foundation as one of the state’s 25 Regional Sports Commissions. The Lee County Sports Development office leads the recruitment and implementation of amateur and professional sports events and activities in Lee County, with the goal of providing economic impact to Lee County. Through local partnerships with Lee County Parks & Recreation and others, the Lee County Sports Development office provides services designed to address the needs of local, national and international sports entities including housing, access to venues, event management, transportation assistance, event promotion, marketing and local sponsorship opportunities. For more information, call 239-533-5273 or visit www.leegov.com/sports.