• NCAA BASKETBALL RETURNS
    in 2017
  • The City Beautiful
    #1 Destination in the world
  • Best-in-class Facilities
    “For WOW, it is hard to beat!” – Stadium Journey
  • Terrific Fan Experience
    Something for everyone

Destination Orlando

Sunshine. Sold Out Crowds. World Class Hospitality.
One Destination, One Team

  • “We would gladly return to Orlando for NCAA Basketball or
    other events hosted by the Central Florida Sports Commission.”
    Noah LeFevre, Director of Athletics, Manhattan College
  • “Our entire staff thoroughly enjoys welcoming and
    hosting the teams during NCAA Basketball.
    We wish that every week could be March Madness!”
    Jana Frey, Doubletree by Hilton Orlando Downtown
  • “Our community has rapidly developed into
    one of the nation’s premiere sports destinations.”
    Mayor Buddy Dyer, City of Orlando
  • “Central Florida has enjoyed a great partnership
    with the NCAA dating back to the mid 1990’s,
    and we look forward to continuing that tradition.”
    John Webb, President, Florida Sports Foundation
  • “It is our hope that NCAA student-athletes, coaches and fans
    have come to realize that no other destination can match
    Central Florida’s blend of hospitality and family entertainment.”
    Steve Hogan, CEO, Florida Citrus Sports
  • “The Orlando Magic are committed to supporting our local sports
    partners and attracting marquee events to Central Florida.
    Bringing an event of the magnitude of the NCAA Division
    I Men’s Basketball Championship back to Orlando would be
    a resounding success for all partners involved.”
    Alex Martins, CEO, Orlando Magic

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March Madness in Orlando

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NCAA March Madness in Orlando

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Invites you to the Amway Center

18,383

Seats available in the
Amway Center for March Madness

18,383

Seats filled in the
Amway Center for March Madness

236

Average Annual Days of Sunshine
in Orlando

95,661

# of Passengers
coming into Orlando
International Airport daily

59 Million

# of Annual Visitors
to Orlando

118,100

Rooms available
through 454
properties in Orlando

15

# of Theme Parks
just in the Orlando Area