Another high profile sporting event’s coming to the area.

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Nathan Benderson Park will co-host the 2018 NCAA Rowing Championships with the University of Central Florida.  It’s another major ebvent that will be a boost to tourism.  The Herald-Tribune reports NCAA Rowing Championships will be nationally televised and be another sign that Benderson Park’s become a top rowing destination.  About 3,000 athletes and fans will be here for three days of competition in May 2018.  The NCAA Rowing Championships are a women’s event for Division 1, 2 and 3 schools.   Success with this could lead to hosting the Intercollegiate Rowing Association championship — the mens equivalent.