1979-80 Sports Participation Survey
The results of the 1979-80 FHSAA Member Senior High School Sports Participation Survey as tabulated by the Florida High School Activities Association. Participation numbers reflect the students in the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades combined participating in each sport.

Participation by Sport
Sport
Boys
Girls
Teams
Participants
Teams
Participants
Baseball
7,456
Basketball
6,374
5,815
Cross Country
3,162
2,138
Decathlon
142

Football (11-player)
22,831

Golf
2,155
491
Gymnastics
136
374
Pentathlon
94
Soccer
5,006
850
Softball (Slow-Pitch)

6,757
Swimming & Diving
3,072
3,208
Tennis
2,753
2,525
Track & Field
11,396
7,559
Volleyball
5,331
Water Polo
402
304
Weightlifting
1,573
Wrestling
4,340

TOTALS

70,798
35,446
GRAND TOTAL
106,244