TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Senior Games presented by Humana is just under a month away as the 28th Annual Games will commence in December in the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County area.

To kick off the 2019 competition, the Florida Senior Games presented by Humana has partnered with Mayor Hazelle Rogers of Lauderdale Lakes to host an opening celebration, featuring a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the City of Lauderdale Lakes Multi-Purpose Building on Friday, December 6 from 12-1 p.m.

“We are thrilled to be in Broward County and are overjoyed with the venues, attractions, and communities that will be featured throughout the Games,” said Marvin E. Green, Jr., Vice President of Amateur Sports. “We look forward to an exciting 10 days of competition.”

The event is free and open to the public.  The City of Lauderdale Lakes Multi-purpose Building is located at 4340 NW 36th Street, Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. 33319.

Registration for the 2019 Florida Senior Games presented by Humana is ongoing and will conclude November 20.  Athletes can begin the Florida Senior Games movement in the Greater Fort Lauderdale Area for the 2019 Games and continue in South Florida through 2021.  The 2020 Florida Senior Games will also be held in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area as well as the 2021 National Senior Games.

About the Florida Senior Games presented by Humana
The Florida Senior Games presented by Humana are presented annually by the Florida Sports Foundation (FSF), the state’s lead sports promotion and development organization, and a division of Enterprise Florida, Inc. The Foundation works in conjunction with a variety of local sports industry partners to present the different competitions. The Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, an annual amateur sports tradition in Florida, is part of the state’s $57.4 billion sports industry that accounts for 580,000 jobs statewide.