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Kickoff Parties

Seminole Club Kickoff Party

2018 Kickoff Parties

Coming soon to a Seminole Club or Chapter in your area!


Kick off football season with your local Seminole Club at one of the following exciting events! (All times are local.)

Want more information on your local club or chapter, including game watching parties and special events in your area? Find a Seminole Club or Chapter near you.

Don't see an event near you? Check back soon - new kickoff parties are being added every week!




Hosted by NW Arkansas Seminole Chapter


Playa del Rey

Hosted by Los Angeles Seminole Club

San Francisco

Hosted by San Francisco Seminole Club

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Hosted by Manatee Seminole Club

August 4, 2018 | 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Motorworks Brewing
1014 9th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34205

Early Bird ticket cost: $10 each or $15 at the door. 20 & Under FREE. Club t-shirts: $10 each online or $20 at the door. Tickets and t-shirt can be purchased here.

FSU Football season is just around the corner, which means it's time to warm up for tailgating and cheering on our Seminoles! We're all excited about new Head Coach and Manatee native, Willie Taggart, leading the team. Special Guests James "Big Game James" Coleman, former FSU RB, and Josh Newberg of Noles 24/7 will update us on the team! And more:

  • NEW Manatee Noles T-Shirts will debut!
  • Bows & Arrows pop-up shop with great game day merchandise
  • Silent Auctions and Raffles for FSU merchandise
  • Food trucks will be serving up great game day food
  • Kid friendly

For more information, contact the club at manateeseminoleclub@gmail.com, or visit the club's website or Facebook page.


Hosted by Destin Seminole Club


Hosted by Lake-Sumter Seminole Chapter

August 17 | 6:30-9 p.m.

Eustis Community Center
601 Northshore Drive
Eustis, FL 32727

Please, RSVP by August 13. Tickets may be purchased at Grand Gator in downtown Leesburg or on our website. They can also be purchased by mail: P.O. Box 887, Mount Dora, FL 32757. Tickets purchased by mail or website will NOT be mailed; there will be a check-in table at the door. Walk-ups are allowed but pre-sales are preferred. Cost is $30 for youth and adults; $15 for children 10 years and under.

Our annual scholarship fundraiser. Allen Durham, former Osceola and Director of the Renegade Team will be our main featured guest speaker. Also featured will be Dave Westberry, Voice of the Marching Chiefs and Ira Schoffel of Warchant.

Dinner will be provided by Oakwood Smokehouse and Grill. There will be a Silent Auction, Grand Gator with FSU merchandise, Cash Bar and 50/50 drawing. New Club t-shirts and koozies available for sale. All proceeds benefit our scholarship fund.

Reserved table for 8 can be purchased for $275 for those who want to make sure they sit together. We request that there be 1 host for the table, responsible for payment and handing out their tickets. Call for more info. Sponsorships still available.

For more information, contact Carleen Shepp at lakeseminoles@gmail.com or 352.874.8446, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

Ft. Lauderdale

Hosted by Broward County Seminole Club


Hosted by Seminole Club of Gainesville


Hosted by Jacksonville Seminole Club


Hosted by Pinellas Seminole Club


Hosted by Panhandle Seminole Club

August 16 | 6:30 p.m.

Rivertown Community Church
4534 Lafayette Street
Marianna, FL 32446

Free for FSU Alumni Association members, $5 for non-members.

Get excited for the 2018 football season over a meal with fellow Noles fans and hear from special guest speaker Stan Wilcox, FSU Athletic Director, who will provide an overview of the athletic department at FSU and current trends in collegiate athletics. Additionally, the club's annual scholarship awards will be presented and the recipients will share their plans and aspirations at FSU. The banquet will be catered by Sweet Stuff Catering.

For more information contact George Sweeney at sweenem@embarqmail.com or 850.482.5526, or visit the club's website or Facebook page.


Hosted by Brevard Seminole Club


Hosted by Miami Seminole Club


Hosted by the Seminole Club of Greater Orlando

Panama City

Hosted by the Panama City Seminole Club


Hosted by Greater Pensacola Seminole Club


Hosted by Sarasota Seminole Club

August 18 | 6 p.m.

Evie's Tavern & Grill
1560 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

$15 in advance, $20 at the door. Use this link to RSVP and get your tickets.

The 4th Annual Nole Stroll hosted by the Sarasota Seminole Club is the perfect way to kickoff the 2018 Florida State Football Season! Join Sarasota Seminole fans for a night in beautiful downtown Sarasota. Enjoy some great drink and food specials, and feel free to wear your favorite Garnet and Gold attire!

For more information please contact Amanda Myhrberg at sarasotaseminoleclub@yahoo.com, or visit the club's website or Facebook page.


Hosted by Tampa Bay Seminole Club

West Palm Beach

Hosted by Palm Beach County Seminole Club

August 25 | 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, 12:30 p.m. luncheon

Breakers West Country Club
1550 Flagler Parkway
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

  • $550 golf foursome (includes banquet)
  • $150 individual golf (includes banquet)
  • $50 banquet only
  • $30 banquet for children 12 and under

Tickets can be purchased here.

Join us for the Palm Beach County Seminole Club's annual Seminole Scramble & Kickoff Party on Saturday, August 25 at Breakers West Country Club. Former first-round NFL draft pick Bobby Butler will be the keynote speaker for this year's scholarship golf tournament and banquet. We are also pleased to welcome special guest Lonni Alameda, Head Coach of the 2018 Women's College World Series champions! Golf check-in and registration begin at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.; the cocktail reception begins at 12:30 p.m. immediately followed by the luncheon.

For more information, contact Peter Burke at peter.burke@pbnoles.com or 904.349.4450, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

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Rock Spring

Hosted by Chattanooga Seminole Club

August 26 | 4 p.m.

Pie Slingers Pizzeria
56A Fieldstone Parkway
Rock Spring, GA 30379

Free to attend. Please RSVP by August 25 to save a seat and for a free door prize ticket.

Come hang out with fellow Noles before football kicks off on September 3 against Virginia Tech.

For more information, contact Natalie Blackwell at chattanoles@gmail.com or 423.315.0228, or visit the club's Facebook.

Talking Rock

Hosted by North Georgia Seminole Chapter

August 3, 2018 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Chateau Meichtry
1862 Orchard Lane
Talking Rock, GA 30175

Kickoff the 2018 FSU Football season with a gathering at Chateau Meichtry. For this event, Chateau will give a 10% discount on all purchases, whether a glass or a bottle, to the purchaser. The winery does not provide food service and individuals are encouraged to bring their own snacks or picnic baskets. Please note this is a winery. There is no hard liquor or beer. It is wine only – good wine – but wine only. Please do not bring other spirits. The evening promises to be exciting with lots of war chants and great moments in Seminole history being broadcast on the wineries TV’s.

For more information, contact Dale Greene at ngseminoles@gmail.com or 404.273.2834, or visit the chapter's Facebook page.

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Hosted by Windy City Seminole Club

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Hosted by Kentucky Seminole Club

August 19 | 3 p.m., dinner served at 5 p.m.

At the Home of Gary and Susan Kreps
10814 Taylor Lakes Rd.
Goshen, KY 40026

Free to attend.

Please come and say hello to old friends or meet new ones - we've all got something BIG in common. We're fans of the Florida State Seminoles! Meats will be provided by the club but you are asked to bring a dish to share: appetizer, salad or dessert. A few beverages will be provided but for the most part, it's BYOB. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Plenty of time to swim, play bocce ball, cornhole and talk Seminoles!

For more information, contact Jennifer Mulligan at jenndmulligan@gmail.com or 502.296.9272, or visit the club's website or Facebook page.

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Hosted by Boston Seminole Club

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Las Vegas

Hosted by Las Vegas Seminole Club

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New York

New York

Hosted by the Seminole Club of New York City

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North Carolina


Hosted by Triangle Seminole Club

South Carolina


Hosted by Upstate SC Seminole Club



Hosted by Nashville Seminole Club


Hosted by Nashville Seminole Club


Hosted by Chattanooga Seminole Club

August 5 | 4 p.m.

Beef O'Brady's
5958 Snow Hill Rd #100-112
Ooltewah, TN 37363

Free to attend. Please RSVP by Saturday, August 4, for a seat and a free door prize ticket.

Come hang out with fellow Noles before football kicks off on September 3 against Virginia Tech.

For more information, contact Natalie Blackwell at chattanoles@gmail.com, or visit the club's Facebook.



Hosted by the Houston Area Seminole Club

August 18 | 6-9 p.m.

Christian's Tailgate - White Oak
2820 White Oak Dr.
Houston, TX 77007

Please RSVP via our Facebook Page Event.

Join the Houston Area Seminole Club to kick-off the #TaggartEra at Christian's Tailgate White Oak! We will have HASC shirts for sale and a giveaway benefiting the Houston Area Seminole Club, so bring some cash for a ticket! Get ready for some reminiscing, a few Tomahawks and an overall great time!

For more information, contact Sarah Preston at houstonareaseminoles@gmail.com or 904.327.4279, or visit the club's Twitter or Facebook page.


Hosted by the Seminole Club of North Texas

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Washington, D.C.


Hosted by the Seminole Club of Greater Washington, DC