SANFORD, Florida - The 2022 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Woman’s National Junior Golf Championships are heading to Central Florida.
Seminole State College and Seminole County are co-hosting the event which will take place at Timacuan Golf and Country Club in Lake Mary, May 9-12, 2022.
The NJCAA, founded in 1938, is the governing association of community college, state college and junior college athletics throughout the United States.
The national championship will feature more than 100 of the top Junior Collegiate woman’s golfers from 20 teams across the country.
“On behalf of Seminole County, we are thrilled to have been selected to co-host the 2022 NJCAA Woman’s National Junior Golf Championships with Seminole State College,” said Danny Trosset, Director of Sports- Orlando North Seminole County Sports. “We look forward to working with Seminole State in providing a memorable and first-class experience for the athletes, spectators, and all of the visitors who will be attending this event.”
“This is exciting news for the College, Seminole County, and the Central Florida region,” said Kurt Esser, Seminole State College Athletic Director. “This could not have been possible without the phenomenal work of Orlando North Seminole County Sports and Timacuan Golf and Country Club.”
The event is expected to have an economic impact of more than $200,000, surpassing the $175,000 that the NJCAA Region 8 Softball Championships held in May 2018 at BOOMBAH Soldiers Creek Park in Longwood.
About Seminole State College of Florida:
Seminole State College of Florida, established in 1965, serves nearly 30,000 students across six sites in Central Florida and online. A comprehensive college, Seminole State has awarded more than 90,000 credentials, from bachelor's degrees to high school diplomas, and offers more than 200 degrees, certificates and programs designed for success. For more about the college, visit seminolestate.edu, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/seminolestate and follow us on Twitter: @seminolestate.
About Orlando North, Seminole County:
Teeming with old Florida charm and young Florida vibrancy, Orlando North, Seminole County serves up nationally-recognized venues for youth, collegiate and amateur sports tournaments, along with nature-based recreation, eclectic dining, a booming microbrew scene, plus a year-round calendar of festivals, events and sports tournaments. With over 2,000 waterways, visitors discover a wide array of thrilling outdoor pursuits from paddling in clear freshwater springs and rivers, to air boating among alligators, or zooming through an aerial zip line course. Recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Sports Tourism Award from the Florida Parks and Recreation Association, Seminole County proudly presents an array of sports and training facilities for amateur tournament play, including the 102-acre BOOMBAH Sports Complex at Seminole County in Sanford. And getting here is easy via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), Orlando International Airport (MCO), aboard the Amtrak Auto Train, or via auto on I-95 and I-4. Here overnight guests save 30% on accommodations compared to Orlando and nearby beachfront hotels. All this, and it’s less than an hour’s drive to area theme parks and beaches. 1-800-800-7832 or 407-665-2900 or visit: www.PlayOrlandoNorth.com
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About the Seminole State Raiders:
The Raider Athletics Department of Seminole State College was established in 1965 and initially led by Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coach Joe Sterling. Seminole State sponsors five sports all competing in the NJCAA Division I. Both Baseball and Softball facilities are located on College Drive on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus.
For more about Raider Athletics, visit SeminoleStateRaiders.com, follow us on Twitter: @buildingRaiders and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/buildingRaiders/. Fans can follow the Raider Women's Golf team on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SeminoleStateWomensGolf/).
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