The arrival will take place on the east side of the Florida State Capitol building at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Please arrive around 2:30 p.m. as the team will be arriving at 3:00 p.m. sharp! Plan on wearing shorts and lots of sunscreen! It is traditionally very warm that day, so please be prepared.
The Gear Up Florida host hotel will be the AC Hotel Tallahassee Universities at the Capitol (801 South Gadsden St, Tallahassee, FL 32301). We have secured a rate of $119 per night plus taxes. To book your room, you can call the hotel at (850) 392-7700 and mention you are part of the “Gear Up Florida”group or you can book your room online. Reservations must be made by Friday, May 7 to secure the rate.
**Parents do not need to make reservations for team members on the evening of May 29, 2021. The Ability Experience will make these reservations.
Gear Up Florida Celebration
An awards celebration to recognize the accomplishments of the Gear Up Florida team will be held at the AC Hotel on the evening of Saturday, May 29. The celebration will begin at 6:00 p.m. The attire for the evening is business casual. Cost for this event will be $25 per guest. You can register for the celebration here!
For questions regarding the Gear Up Florida arrival, please contact email Andrew Matznick.
Cyclists can book flights departing any time on Sunday, May 30 out of Tallahassee International Airport (TLH).
Crew will be dismissed from Charlotte after debrief. Flights can be book leaving Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) after 12:00pm on Tuesday, June 1.