2019 IMG Academy Invitational

March 15, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Track & Field and Cross Country

Add to Calendar 2019-03-15T14:45:24-04:00 2019-03-16T14:45:24-04:00 2019 IMG Academy Invitational https://www.imgacademy.com/events/2019-img-academy-invitational 5650 Bollettieri Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34210

Event Overview

The 2019 IMG Academy Invitational fueled by Gatorade is a multi-event invitational featuring both collegiate and high school athletes.

Location


5650 Bollettieri Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34210

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Venue

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Stay-to-Play

Legacy Hotel

The 2019 IMG Academy Invitational is a "stay-and-play" tournament. Every team participating must either stay at the IMG Academy Legacy Hotel, IMG Academy campus housing, or book through our travel agency, HBC. All teams will be required to fill out this housing form to indicate their accommodations and secure their spot in the tournament.

The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy is the ultimate stay-to-play accommodation for IMG events. Participants and spectators will enjoy a modern suite of luxury amenities at this lifestyle, boutique hotel - all within walking distance from the IMG Academy campus. Recover in our 24-hour fitness center or by our resort-style pool, connect over a meal at Icon Eatery & Bar or Icon Loft, and rejuvenate with Wellness Spa treatment options and in-room dining.

Competition Format

Competition will take place on both Friday and Saturday, March 15-16 at the IMG Academy Stadium and accompanying sport fields. Day 1 events begin at 8:00 AM and begin Day 2 at 12:45 PM.

Stay-to-Play FAQ

  • What is Stay-to-Play?

    All IMG Academy events are considered Stay-to-Play, meaning participants must book through our official housing partner Anthony Travel in order to remain eligible for competition. 

  • What are the benefits of Stay-to-Play?

    Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy offers convenience and luxury as the official hotel of all IMG Academy events. Legacy Hotel and our partner hotels are also able to offer discounted rates that would otherwise not be available.

  • Are there exemptions to Stay-to-Play?

    Yes, teams that reside inside a 75 mile radius of IMG Academy may request a waiver of the Stay-to -Play requirement. Please reach out to your tournament contact for more information. 

  • How do I know if my accommodation is approved?

    Only housing booked through the Anthony Travel event-specific booking links are the only approved accommodations available to participants. If you have any questions, please contact event housing at [email protected] or call 844-395-0697.

Fees & Tickets

Spectators

$8 Admission Fee

Parking

Parking included with the price of admission.

Important Dates

Date Event
Mar. 15 Day 1 Running Events - 8:30 AM EST
Mar. 15 Day 1 Field Events - 9:00 AM EST
Mar. 16 Day 2 Events - 12:45 PM EST

Contact

Program Manager
LaMont Thomas
1-941-749-8682
[email protected]

Travel & Planning

Rental Cars

Enterprise Rent-A-Car promotes an easy-to-use service and has two pickup/drop-off centers within 10 miles of the IMG Academy campus.

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Airport Transportation

IMG Academy offers dropoff and pickup services for all local Florida airports. Teams and players can schedule arranged transportation through Travel and Planning on IMG Academy’s website.

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Local Airports

Sarasota/Bradenton Florida is conveniently located in central Florida and located near many large international airports. Make sure to book travel through one of these local airports.

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Local Attractions

Florida’s premier theme parks are located just minutes away from IMG Academy.

Visit Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens, Universal Studios or the Tampa Bay Rays to experience Florida.

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Performance Based Nutrition

Dining on campus provides athletes with a full balanced nutritional diet designed for athletes competing at the highest level.

Options include buffet style and made to order menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Retail

Visit the Official Online Store of IMG Academy at shopimg.com, your IMG Academy branded gear headquarters. On campus shopping also available in the IMG Academy Campus Center’s bookstore.

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Call Us

For enrollment & program registration
1-800-872-6425
For all other inquires
1-866-300-4538

Call Us

For enrollment & program registration
1-800-872-6425
For all other inquires
1-866-300-4538

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