WWE’s Mae Young Classic 2018 to be Held at Full Sail Live Aug 8-9 @wwe @fullsail

WWE has announced that the Mae Young Classic 2018 will take place Wednesday, August 8, and Thursday, August 9 at Full Sail Live in Winter Park.

WWE has announced that the Mae Young Classic 2018 will take place Wednesday, August 8, and Thursday, August 9 at Full Sail Live in Winter Park.

The tournament is named after WWE Hall of Famer, and one of the greatest WWE Superstars in history, Mae Young. It will once again feature 32 of the top female competitors from 12 countries participating in a single-elimination tournament.

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Orlando Officially Named Host City For 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

Special Olympics North America and Special Olympics Florida announced Orlando has been officially awarded and named the host city for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games. 

At a special presentation at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World, Special Olympics North America and Special Olympics Florida announced Orlando has been officially awarded and named the host city for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

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Special Olympics Florida 2016 State Summer Games Come to ESPN Wide World of Sports

Special Olympics Florida 2016 State Summer Games Come to ESPN Wide World of Sports

This weekend, cheer on the athletes of Special Olympics Florida when the 2016 State Summer Games come to ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World May 20-21.

Watch the athletes compete in games such as Bocce, Cycling, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball, and admission is free for all events.

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Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Kick Off With Star-Studded Opening Ceremony

Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Opening Ceremony

Last night, a sold-out audience celebrated the commencement of the Invictus Games Orlando 2016, with an awe-inspiring Opening Ceremony at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World.

At the center of the celebration was a focus on the moving stories and invincible spirit of the almost 500 competitors from 14 nations.

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Invictus Games coming to Walt Disney World Resort in 2016

Britain’s Prince Harry announced from London that the Invictus Games will be held May 8-12, 2016, at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World.

Invictus Games Orlando 2016

The Invictus Games is the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members. It uses the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who serve their country as well as their families and caregivers.

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Contest: Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets to WWE Smackdown at Amway Center on July 22, 2014 #WWEOrlando

WWE Smackdown will be airing live from the Amway Center on July 22

Get ready to rumble Orlando… WWE Smackdown will be live at the Amway Center on July 22, and we have free tickets for you!

WWE Smackdown debuted on TV in 1999, and is still going strong today. Scheduled to appear during this broadcast from Orlando are Bray Wyatt and the Wyatt Family, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Kane, Sheamus, and many more!

I attended the WWE RAW event at the Amway Center last October, and it was a lot of fun! The audience really got into the show, with lots of yelling and cheering. People of all ages held up signs for their favorite wrestlers. It was an exciting event for all there.

If you’d like to attend WWE Smackdown in Orlando, tickets are currently available starting at only $15. There is also a “Me + 3” offer online that gives you four tickets for the price of three. You can purchase your tickets online or at the Amway Center box office.

But why buy them when you can win them?

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Orlando This Weekend: February 18-20, 2011

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Here’s a round-up of concerts and other events happening in the Orlando area this weekend.

February 18:

  • 126th Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee – $15  >>
  • Bastard Lovechild of Rock and Roll with guests at The Social – $5
  • Neil Hamburger (comedy) with guests at BackBooth – $10
  • Indorphine Reunion w/ GorillaFight, NuERA, Shu-Tang, From Empire to Ashes at The Haven Lounge in Winter Park – $10 advance/$13 door
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Mount Dora Music Festival in Mount Dora – Free-$30
  • Orlando Spring Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center – $8 ($3 off if bought online)
  • Ozzy Osbourne with Slash at St. Petes Times Forum in Tampa – $25-$55
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Saloonatix at The Barn in Sanford – Free
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
  • Winefest at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – $2

February 19:

  • 126th Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee – $15
  • 5th Annual Orlando Blues-B-Q at Church Street Plaza at Amway Center – Free
  • 7th Annual Orlando Downtown Art & Living Expo at Lake Eola Park – Free
  • Bands, Brews & BBQ with Willie Nelson at SeaWorld Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Haste The Day with guests at The Social – $13
  • Indorphine Reunion w/ Gargamel!, Soulswitch, 5 Billion Dead, Spoone at The Haven Lounge in Winter Park – $10 advance/$13 door
  • Mardi Gras feat. The B-52s at Universal Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Mount Dora Music Festival in Mount Dora – Free-$40
  • Orlando Philharmonic presents The Music of Richard Rogers at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $29-$52
  • Orlando Spring Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center – $8 ($3 off if bought online)
  • Orlando Wetlands Festival at Fort Christmas Park in Christmas – Free
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Leon Redbone at The Plaza Theatre – $23
  • Sister Hazel at House of Blues – $17.25  >>
  • Soccer: Orlando City vs. Philadelphia Union at Florida Citrus Bowl – $10-$15
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
  • Winefest at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – $2

February 20:

  • 126th Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee – $15
  • 7th Annual Orlando Downtown Art & Living Expo at Lake Eola Park – Free
  • Bands, Brews & BBQ with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts at Busch Gardens Tampa – Free with Park Admission
  • Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona – $55-$189
  • Delfeayo Marsalis at The Plaza Theatre – $30-$42.50
  • Mardi Gras feat. KC & The Sunshine Band at Universal Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • Orlando Spring Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center – $8 ($3 off if bought online)
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • SweetUp at Babycakes at Downtown Disney – Free
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
  • Winefest at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – $2

Highlights of the week ahead

  • February 21 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
  • February 22 – National Margarita Day Celebration at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal Orlando CityWalk- Free
  • February 23 – Beowulf at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $15 (opening night)
  • February 23 – Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • February 23 – Enter the Haggis at The Plaza Theatre – $10
  • February 23 – The Get Up Kids with guests at The Social – $18.50
  • February 23 – Jagermeister Music Tour feat. Buckcherry/HellYeah at Hard Rock LIve – $28-$34
  • February 23 – Laughs on the Lawn feat. “There’s Something About Mary” at the Eden Bar at The Enzian Theater – Free (food and drink extra)
  • February 23 – Quintron & Miss Pussycat with guests at BackBooth – $8 (all ages)
  • February 23 – Velvet Sessions feat. Sugar Ray at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando – $29 advance/$35 at door
  • February 24 – Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • February 24 – Jeff Dunham at St. Petes Times Forum in Tampa – $41.50
  • February 24 – Tommy Emmanuel at The Plaza Theatre – $32-$45
  • February 24 – The Get Up Kids with guests at The Social – $18.50
  • February 24 – Brad Paisley/Darius Rucker/Jerrod Niemann at Amway Arena – $27.75-$57.75
  • February 24 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27

Silver Spurs Rodeo Rides into Kissimmee Today

Relive some of Kissimmee’s history by bringing your family to this weekend’s PRCA Silver Spurs Rodeo of Champions at the Silver Spurs Arena.

2011 marks the 126th year for the rodeo and hundreds of top rodeo professionals are here to compete in events such as bull riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, and barrel racing. Yes, there will even be rodeo clowns.

The rodeo starts today (Feb 18) at 7:30pm, continues Saturday (Feb 19) at 7:30pm, and finishes Sunday (Feb 20) at 2pm.

Tickets are a mere $15 per person, per day, and children 10 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. All paid admissions also include free admission to the Osceola County Fair being held next door.

The Silver Spurs Arena is located at Osceola Heritage Park (1875 Silver Spur Lane) in Kissimmee. For more information visit the Silver Spurs Rodeo website or call 407-67RODEO.

Here’s a video of a previous Silver Spurs Rodeo to whet your appetite:

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