FSU Alumni Association

Seminole Send-Offs

Seminole Club Send-offs

Each summer, incoming Florida State students are invited to attend a Seminole Send-Off hosted by their local Seminole Club® or Chapter. These events are a great way to learn about life at Florida State and meet other FSU students from the same area.

Seminole Clubs® and Chapters typically host a Seminole Send-Off in May or June. New events are being added weekly; please check back frequently for the latest information.

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.

Seminole Send-Offs are being added every week!

See details for this year's events hosted in:

Alabama

Birmingham

Hosted by Birmingham Seminole Club®

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California

San Diego

Hosted by San Diego Seminole Club®

Sunday, June 3, 2018 | 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Liberty Station NTC Park
2455 Cushing Road
San Diego, CA 92106

Advance registration is encouraged via email.

Whether you are an incoming freshman, current student, alumnus or even just a fan of all things Florida State, we would love to have you join us at our annual Send-Off event at Liberty Station NTC Park. We will have Cuban food from Embargo Grill, fruit, chips, dessert, water, soda and Ballast Point beer (for those 21 & up) all included for $20. We'll be breaking out the FSU cornhole set, footballs and frisbees. Bring a chair, umbrella - whatever you need to hang out for a lovely afternoon of Seminole camaraderie.

For more information, contact Jeanette Jungreis at jeanettejungreis@yahoo.com or 760.583.8675, or visit the club's Facebook page.

San Francisco
Sherman Oaks

Hosted by Los Angeles Seminole Club®

Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Sherman Oaks Castle Park
4989 Sepulveda Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Advance registration is required via email at info@laseminoleclub.com or through our website.

Join the Los Angeles Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • Free for VIPs, Current and Incoming Students, and Children under 12. $15 for alumni.
  • Price includes a round of miniature golf, $2.50 arcade game card, and lunch.

For more information, contact Steve Maffucci at info@laseminoleclub.com or 310.948.0160, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

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Colorado

Denver

Hosted by the Seminole Club® of the Rockies

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District of Columbia

Washington, D.C.

Hosted by the Seminole Club® of Greater Washington, D.C.

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Florida

Bradenton

Hosted by Manatee Seminole Club®

Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Manatee Community Foundation
2820 Manatee Ave., West
Bradenton, FL 34205

Free to attend. Advance registration is required by e-mail to manateeseminoleclub@gmail.com by May 14, 2018.

Join Manatee Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

Finger food and light refreshments will be provided. Manatee Seminole Club will be presenting to students/parents including Q&A session, plus the club will also present scholarship winners.

Space is limited to 100. Parking is also limited. RSVP is required.

For more information, contact Frank Maggio at manateeseminoleclub@gmail.com or (941) 350-9547, or visit the club's websiteTwitter or Facebook page.

Daytona Beach

Hosted by Daytona Beach Seminole Club® 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Buffalo Wild Wings
2479 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Free to attend. Advance registration is required to Atripp@aaasouth.com.

Join the Seminole Club® of Volusia and Flagler Counties for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

For more information, contact Alan Tripp at Atripp@aaasouth.com or 386.882.0227, or visit the club's Facebook page.

Destin

Hosted by the Destin Seminole Club®

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Harry T's
46 Harbor Blvd.
Destin, FL 32541

Free to attend. Advance registration is encouraged at our Facebook event page.

Join the Destin Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

Each summer, incoming Florida State students are invited to attend a Seminole Send-Off hosted by their local Seminole Club® or Chapter. These events are a great way to learn about life at Florida State and meet other FSU students from the same area. We will also award scholarships to local students attending FSU this fall. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend! Please join us upstairs at Harry T's for a complimentary light appetizer buffet. There will be food and drink specials.

For more information, contact Nicole Browning at nicole@theppg.net, or visit the club's Facebook page.

Fort Myers

Hosted by Southwest Florida Seminole Club®

Thursday, June 7, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The Edison
3583 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Free to attend. Advance registration is encouraged by June 1st at SWFloridaSeminoleClub@gmail.com.

Join the Southwest Florida Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • This event is a great way for students and their families to learn about life at Florida State and meet other FSU students from the same area.
  • Help us celebrate this year's scholarship recipients!
  • Food and beverage to be provided.

For more information, contact Shannon Johnson at SWFloridaSeminoleClub@gmail.com, or visit the club's websiteTwitter or Facebook page.

Hollywood

Hosted by the Seminole Club® of Broward County

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | 6 p.m.

Native Learning Center
6363 Taft Street
Hollywood, FL 33024

Free to attend. Advance registration is required via Facebook event page by Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Join the Seminole Club® of Broward County for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • Students and their families can learn about life at Florida State and meet other FSU students from the same area.
  • We will have guest speakers sharing their experiences at FSU. Light refreshments will also be available.
  • We would like to thank the Seminole Tribe of Florida for donating the use of their facility for this event.

For more information, contact the Seminole Club® of Broward County at browardseminoleclub@gmail.com, or visit the club's websiteTwitter or Facebook page.

Indian Rocks Beach

Hosted by Pinellas Seminole Club®

Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Original Crabby Bills at Indian Rocks Beach
401 Gulf Boulevard
Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785

Please RSVP by emailing pinellasnoles@gmail.com. Please include the number of attendees in your RSVP.

Join the Pinellas Seminole Club for our annual celebration, as the next generation of Seminoles join our family and carry on the traditions of FSU. Enjoy the company of fellow future 'Noles, as well as alumni who continue to "Uphold the Garnet & Gold."

We are pleased to invite you and up to two parents/guardians to this informal evening. Refreshments will be served, and scholarship winners will be announced.

For more information, contact us at pinellasnoles@gmail.com, or visit the club's Twitter or Facebook page.

Jacksonville

Hosted by Jacksonville Seminole Club®

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Dave & Buster's
7025 Salisbury Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Free for incoming students; $15 per parent or sibling. Advance registration is required by June 12.

Join Jacksonville Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • This event is a great way for students and their families to learn about life at Florida State and meet other FSU students from the same area.
  • Food and refreshments will be provided.
  • Walk-ups are subject to availability.

For more information, contact Melissa Cihlar at Melissa.Cihlar@jaxseminoles.com or 407.683.9755, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

Lake City

Hosted by Lake City Seminole Club®

Leesburg

Hosted by Lake-Sumter Seminole Club

Thursday, June 7, 2018 | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Rogers Park Pavilion
610 S. 9th Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Advance registration is encouraged by Monday, June 4th by emailing lakeseminoles@gmail.com.

Join Lake-Sumter Seminole Club for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • A time to welcome our newest Noles to the Seminole family and to give them a chance to meet others headed to FSU this year.
  • We will have representatives from the Student Alumni Association and Family Connections to answer student's and parents' questions.
  • Graduate is free; $10 for family or $5 for one guest

For more information, contact Carleen Shepp at lakeseminoles@gmail.com or 352-874-8446, or visit the Club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

Madison

Hosted by Madison County Seminole Club®

Marianna

Hosted by Panhandle Seminole Club®

Melbourne

Hosted by Brevard Seminole Club®

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | 7 p.m.

Foosaner Art Museum
1463 Highland Ave.
Melbourne, FL 32935

Free to attend. Advance registration is available here.

Join Brevard Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • The BSC and Sinclair family will award 2 scholarships and be hosting a Seminole Send-Off social for incoming Freshmen attending FSU.
  • Three former FSU Alums will be speaking on their experience and benefit of graduating from Florida State University.

For more information, contact Frank Fain at brevardseminoleclub@gmail.com, or visit the club's Twitter or Facebook page.

Miami

Hosted by Miami Seminole Club®

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

INFINITI of Coral Gables
2701 S Le Jeune Rd
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Congratulations to the future Class of 2022! Please RSVP here if you plan on attending.

The event is open to all FSU fans, alumni, as well as the family and friends of the incoming freshman. We will have special guest speakers that will give incoming freshman and their families valuable insight on FSU and what it means to be a Seminole!

INFINITI of Coral Gables Showroom, 2701 South Le June Road, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Complimentary parking is available at the garage on Sevilla Avenue, metered street parking also available on sounding streets.

 

Miami Seminole Club Scholarship

Each year the Miami Seminole Club awards one scholarship to an incoming or current FSU student from Miami-Dade County through the Bernard Sliger Scholarship.

For more information contact info@miaminoles.com or visit the club's website, Facebook or Twitter.

Pensacola

Hosted by Greater Pensacola Seminole Club®

Naples

Hosted by the Seminole Club® of Naples

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

South Street City Oven & Grill
1410 Pine Ridge Road
Naples, FL 34108

Free to attend. Advance registration is required by Thursday, May 17 to seminoleclubnaples@gmail.com.

Join the Seminole Club® of Naples for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • All incoming students and parents are encouraged to attend to learn more about FSU, meet local classmates, and hear from current students. 
  • Food and beverage will be provided. 
  • Will include a short presentation, followed by a Q&A for students and parents.

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

Orlando

Hosted by the Seminole Club® of Greater Orlando

Panama City Beach

Hosted by Panama City Seminole Club®

Sarasota

Hosted by Sarasota Seminole Club®

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

FSU College of Medicine—Sarasota Regional Campus
201 Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236

Free to attend. Advance registration is encouraged by June 4 to jmaxwellsrq@gmail.com or 941.812.3638.

Join Sarasota Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • This event is a great way for students and their families to learn about life at Florida State and meet other FSU students from the same area.
  • Appetizers and water will be provided. There will be alumni and current students who will share a little bit of their FSU experience and answer questions from the soon-to-be students and their parents.

For more information, contact John Maxwell at jmaxwellsrq@gmail.com or 941.812.3638, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

Tampa

Hosted by Tampa Bay Seminole Club®

West Palm Beach

Hosted by Palm Beach County Seminole Club®

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | 7 p.m.

Embassy Suites
1601 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Advance registration is encouraged. Register here.

Join Palm Beach County Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • Incoming Florida State students are invited to attend the Seminole Send-Off hosted by The Palm Beach County Seminole Club.
  • This event is a great way to learn about life at Florida State and meet other FSU students from West Palm.

For more information, contact Nicole Crane at nicole.pbnoles@gmail.com or 561.876.5607, or visit the club's websiteTwitter or Facebook page.

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Georgia

Atlanta

Hosted by Atlanta Seminole Club®

Sunday, June 24, 2018 | 2:30 p.m.

Top Golf Alpharetta
10900 Westside Parkway
Alpharetta, Georgia 30009

Atlanta Seminole Club would like to welcome you and your parents to the Florida State family during their special send-off event on Sunday, June 24. Join local Noles for a reception to honor the Class of 2022, plus enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and golf time with members of the Atlanta Seminole Club.

Advance registration is required to Justin Douglas at justinmdouglas1@yahoo.com.

For more information, contact Justin at justinmdouglas1@yahoo.com or 404.579.2905, or visit the club's website or Facebook page.

Savannah

Hosted by Savannah Seminole Chapter

Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Coffee Deli
4517 Habersham St.
Savannah, Georgia 31405

Advance registration is encouraged to Nicole Laster at nlaster14@gmail.com by May 15th.

Come out to meet Florida State Alumni and ask any questions you have regarding Florida State University. We will have desserts and non-alcoholic beverages.

For more information, contact Nicole Laster at nlaster14@gmail.com or 727.599.7408, or visit the chapter's Facebook page.

Thomasville

Hosted by Thomasville Seminole Chapter

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | 2:30 p.m.

The Plaza Restaurant
217 Broad Street
Thomasville, Georgia 31792

The Thomasville Seminole Chapter would like to welcome you and your parents to the Florida State family during their special send-off event on Tuesday, August 14. Join local Noles for a reception to honor the Class of 2022! Includes light hors d'oeuvres and beverages.

Advance registration is encouraged to Pamela Edwards at pamelaedwardsrealtor@gmail.com or 850.567.5805.

For more information, contact Pamela Edwards at pamelaedwardsrealtor@gmail.com or 850.567.5805, or visit the chapter's Facebook page.

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Kentucky

Louisville

Hosted by Kentucky Seminole Club®

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | 1 p.m.

Churchill Downs
700 Central Ave.
Louisville, KY 40208

Advance registration is required. Contact Michelle Henderson at kentuckyseminoles@ymail.com to reserve tickets (3 per family).

Join Kentucky Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future class of 2022!

  • Tickets are limited and first-come, first-served.
  • Food and drink available for purchase.

For more information, contact Michelle Henderson at kentuckyseminoles@ymail.com or 321.258.2315, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

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Louisiana

New Orleans

Hosted by Greater New Orleans Seminole Club®

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Maryland

Baltimore

Hosted by the Seminole Club® of Baltimore

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Massachusetts

Boston

Hosted by Boston Seminole Club®

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Michigan

Detroit

Hosted by the Metro Detroit Seminole Club

Sunday, June 03, 2018 | 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Heritage Park (Central Picnic Area)
24915 Farmington Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Advance registration is available by emailing metrodetroitseminoleclub@gmail.com.

  • Join us as we celebrate 13 Michigan based students who are traveling to Tallahassee this summer/fall to begin school at the Florida State University.
  • The day will consist of grilling, outdoor sports, and lots of fun and laughter. Alumni in the area will be more than happy to offer up advice and share wonderful stores of their time at FSU. We look forward to welcoming the new class to the family!

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

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Minnesota

Twin Cities

Hosted by the Twin Cities Seminole Chapter

Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille
14401 Excelsior Boulevard
Minnetonka, MN 55345

Free to attend. Please RSVP using this link to Eventbrite to allow us to get attendance numbers.

Hello Seminoles! We are so excited for a few Minnesotans to begin their journey at Florida State University this coming fall! Please join your fellow Seminoles to help welcome, prepare, and send off our newest members of the Florida State family! We would love to have you come out to our Seminole Send-Off Event on June 9th at the Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille. Our local Alumni group has put together this event to introduce the new FSU attendees to fellow freshmen that will be attending this fall from the Twin Cities as well as alumni from the area.

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

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New York

New York City

North Carolina

Charlotte

Hosted by Charlotte Seminole Club®

Raleigh

Hosted by Triangle Seminole Club®

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Ohio

Cincinnati

Hosted by Cinncinnati Seminole Chapter

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South Carolina

Greenville

Hosted by South Carolina Seminole Club®-Upstate

Lexington

Hosted by Midlands Seminole Club®

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Tennessee

Chattanooga

Hosted by Chattanooga Seminole Club®

Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 6 p.m.

The Honest Pint
35 Patten Parkway
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Free to attend. Advance registration is encouraged by Tuesday, May 29 to ChattaNoles@gmail.com.

Join Chattanooga Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • This event is a great way for students and their families to learn about life at Florida State and meet other FSU students from the same area.
  • Incoming freshmen will be provided dinner.
  • Keith Cottrell, Director of Seminole Clubs, will be our special guest.

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

Collierville

Hosted by Memphis Seminole Club

Saturday, July 7, 2018 | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Booyas
954 W. Poplar Ave.
Collierville, TN 38017

Free to attend. Advance registration is encouraged to Molly Polatty at mcpolatty@hotmail.com.

Join Memphis Seminole Club for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

This is a meet and greet event. The party is from 3 - 4 p.m.

Families and friends of graduates are also invited to attend.

For more information, contact Molly Polatty at mcpolatty@hotmail.com or 901.237.5683 , or visit the club's Facebook page.

Franklin

Hosted by Nashville Seminole Club®

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Texas

Austin

Hosted by the Austin Seminole Club®

Houston

Hosted by the Houston Area Seminole Club®

Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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

Free to attend. Advance registration is encouraged to houstonareaseminoles@gmail.com by June 1, 2018.

Join the Houston Area Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

  • Light appetizers will be served, guest speaker will be Deneige Broom, Fox 26 news anchor and 2008 FSU graduate.

For more information, contact Nicole Levins at  houstonareaseminoles@gmail.com or 850.380.6315, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

Irving

Hosted by the Seminole Club® of North Texas

San Antonio

Hosted by Alamo Seminole Chapter

Saturday, June 16 | 1 p.m.

TBD Bar + Social
938 N. Loop 1604 W.
San Antonio, TX 78232

Free to attend. Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 13 via Google Forms.

Join the Alamo Seminole Chapter for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022! We have four San Antonio students attending FSU this year! Join us on Saturday, June 16th at 1:00 p.m. for a send-off gathering at TBD Bar + Social located at 938 N. Loop 1604 W. This is near 1604 & Blanco in the old Houlihans building. Come out, and say hello and good luck to our new local Seminoles while enjoying some great food ( the food will be self pay) and games.

For more information, contact us at alamoseminoles@yahoo.com, or visit the chapter's Twitter or Facebook page.

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Virginia

Hampton Roads

Hosted by Hampton Roads Seminole Club®

August (TBA) | TBA

Buffalo Wild Wings
1308 Greenbrier Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Free to attend. Advance registration is required at hrseminoles@yahoo.com.

Join the Hampton Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the FSU class of 2022!

  • We welcome senior high school seniors in the Hampton Roads Region that have been accepted to attend FSU.
  • Florida State alumni will provide indoctrination to FSU, campus and community.

 

For more information, contact Michael J. Barea at michael.barea@gmail.com or 757-647-6876, or visit the club's Facebook page.

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Washington

Seattle

Hosted by Seattle Seminole Club®

Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

West Seattle Bowl
4505 39th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

Free to attend. Advance registration is required. Please RSVP by June 2nd via this Facebook link or send us an email.

Join Seattle Seminole Club® for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2020!

  • The Seattle Seminole Club wants to invite you to our annual Seminole Send-Off celebration! We will be snacking, bowling, and chatting!
  • Come meet some new ‘noles and reminisce about the university.

For more information, contact Bailey Burghed at SeattleNoles@yahoo.com, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

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Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.

Seminole Club of Greater Washington D.C.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 4 p.m.

201 Bar
201 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, WA 98037

Free to attend. Advance registration is encouraged. Please email Farrah Saint-Surin at fms187@gmail.com by May 30, 2018.

Join Seminole Club of Greater Washington D.C. for a reception in honor of the future FSU class of 2022!

Please feel free to bring friends and family. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact Farrah Saint-Surin at fms187@gmail.com, or visit the club's website, Twitter or Facebook page.

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