Sports

 

University of Florida Athletics

One of Gainesville’s main attractions is the University of Florida.  Being home to the University helps instill a sporting culture that is second to none.   Locals and visitors alike frequently attend top-rated University of Florida sports games and matches including Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Gymnastics and Track and Field to name a few.

 

NHRA Gatornationals

Gainesville is also home to the NHRA Gatornationals where each March, at least 135,000 fans gather at Gainesville Raceway to witness drag racing on one of the fastest tracks in the world.  The four-day event features National Hot Rod Association races along with amateur car, motorcycle and Jr. Dragster drag races.