The Recreational
Summit

Tampa, Florida
April 26 -27, 2025

CLIMB. COMPETE. CONQUER.

A Premier End-of-Season competition, specifically for recreational teams hosted in Tampa, Florida. You can expect the same great end-of-season event experience you have come to know and love with a specific focus on bringing high-caliber competition to recreational athletes. Additional information about pricing, bid qualification and more will be coming soon.

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2024 Championship Information

General Information

Dates for next season are now listed in the competition portal for your convenience too. More information regarding this championship event will be coming soon.

Coaches Corner

Coaches Event Communication:

Please join the Coaches BAND group, provided after registration for the most up to date information for coaches.

Event Registration Specialist:

Katie Davis: kdavis@varsity.com

Activity Map

Venue Map

Spectator Information

Spectator Band

  • Join the Spectator Band Group Here – Click on this link to join the Spectator Band group for the most up-to-date information leading up to the event as well as through your event weekend.

Parking Information

  • Click Here for information on parking. *Please note the construction going on around the convention center and how it affects parking and travel. Click here for more information.
  • Drop-off and pick-up spots for Tampa Convention Center visitors, including ADA and rideshare, are available in front of Harpoon Harry’s Crab House, located at 225 S. Franklin St. in Tampa. Click here for directions.

Ticket Information

  • Click Here to Purchase Tickets
  • No Cash Sales will be available on-site.
  • 5 years of age and under are FREE and do not need a ticket.
  • Military ID is required for each military ticket purchased and must be presented on-site to receive wristband for entry.
  • Access your tickets through the confirmation email after purchase, online in your ShowClix account, or print your tickets at home.
  • Bring your ticket(s) to the on-site box office location to be scanned and receive your wristband
  • All persons must be present at pick-up to receive a wristband
  • No refunds will be granted after doors open at the start of the event.

Refunds – for all refunds, please contact the ShowClix Customer Care team Contact Support (showclix.com)

Varsity Spirit Fan/Spectator Code of Conduct – Code of Conduct

Security Information – Security Screening: The safety of the athletes and guests is our number one priority, and many of our host facilities have implemented enhanced security procedures for attendees. Some of these enhanced security measures include: All bags, purses, backpacks, waist packs, etc. will be examined prior to entering. We anticipate that additional time will be required for the coordination of these additional security measures. Please plan your arrival time accordingly.

Please review our prohibited items list: Prohibited Items

Things to do in Tampa, Travel Tips & Discounts!

Unlock Tampa Bay, the heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Discover adventures with a relaxing vibe and create an authentically Tampa Bay vacation experience with your whole team! Click the links below for more information!

Housing Information

This is a Housing Required Event.

For your convenience we have secured attendee blocks throughout the city with amazing rates specifically for Varsity All Star customers. Team Travel Source (TTS) has also successfully negotiated team friendly terms and conditions with each of our host hotels to take the worry and hassle out of booking hotel accommodations so that you can focus on your teams preparation and performance.  Booking through our housing partner TTS is required for all athletes, coaches and spectators attending this event. Housing will open on December 5, 2024 for the Recreational Summit.

If you have questions about Stay Smart please e-mail staysmart@varsity.com.

Explore the Journey

Watch the competition at the Tampa Convention Center, then head over to the aquarium, boardwalk, or make the short trip to Orlando and check out the Disney Theme Parks! More information about exclusive tickets and travel deals coming soon.

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