Gian Zumpano Aquatic Center at Belen Jesuit to Host 2020 & 21 Water Polo State Championships

GAINESVILLE, FL. (10/14/19) – Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami will host the 2020 & 2021 Florida High School Water Polo State Championships at the Gian Zumpano Aquatic Center, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) announced Monday. The 2020 event will take place on April 17 & 18, and the 2021 event will be April 16 & 17.

"We are excited to host the Water Polo Finals at Belen Jesuit in the new Gian Zumpano Aquatic Center”, said Principal Jose Roca. “We look forward to welcoming schools from all over the state and offering a fantastic experience to all those who attend this event.”

Belen Jesuit will be hosting the water polo finals for the first time in the event’s history. After being held at Boca Raton High School last year, the event will return back to familiar grounds in the city of Miami, where Ransom Everglades had previously hosted since 2012. This one classification event will see four semifinal matches (two per gender) take place on Friday, and two championship matches on Saturday.

“We are excited to bring this event to Belen Jesuit at their newly constructed aquatic facility,” FHSAA Executive Director George Tomyn said. “Belen Jesuit and their staff will be terrific partners in creating a memorable experience for the best water polo athletes in Florida.”

Advance ticket information for the event will be available via GoFan, the exclusive digital ticketing provider for the FHSAA. Downloadable today for both Apple and Android, the free GoFan app features the ability to buy tickets to FHSAA State Series events as well as enter the venue through mobile scanning and redemption.

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About the FHSAA

The Florida High School Athletic Association supervises and regulates interscholastic athletic programs for high school students at member public, private and charter schools. The organization also recognizes and honors academic achievement among student-athletes at almost 800 middle, junior and senior high schools statewide. Headquartered in Gainesville, it is the official governing body for interscholastic athletics in Florida.