The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is partnering with the Florida Sports Foundation to host the Sunshine State Games (SSG) at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on June 18 -19. Now entering its 37th year (1980-2016), the Sunshine State Games is an amateur sports tradition in Florida and nationwide. The mission of the Games is to provide quality competition for Florida’s amateur athletes of all ages. The Sunshine State Games is an Olympic-Style competition featuring a variety of sports. The Palm Beach County Convention Center will be transformed into a sports palace by hosting the collection of indoor sports that encompasses the Sunshine State Games, which includes wrestling, taekwondo, judo, karate, weightlifting, powerlifting, and fencing. Over 1,500 athletes from across Florida will compete in a variety of skill levels and age groups (youth to adult). Each sport features both men and women competitors.