Police Athletic League of Tampa Readies for Second Annual May Mayhem

Police Athletic League of Tampa Readies for Second Annual May Mayhem

TAMPA, FL - The City of Tampa Police Athletic League (PAL), in conjunction with the Event Development Institute (EDI), will host the second annual fundraiser event, May Mayhem, on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Tampa PAL’s campus (1924 West Diana Street Tampa, FL 33604). A vibrant, family-friendly event, May Mayhem’s robust schedule includes entertainment for the casual event-goer and the ultimate wrestling fan alike.

With food trucks, a beer garden and a full lineup of high-energy wrestling matches, May Mayhem is a fundraiser like no other. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. EST with bell time for matches at 7:30 p.m. EST. 100% of the proceeds will assist in funding PAL operations and will benefit Tampa Bay youth through PAL sports and afterschool programs.

“We want to do something fun for our kids,” said Mark Sofia, Executive Director of the Police Athletic League. “We understand the challenges many of them (our kids) face, and we want to do what we can to make this a special and lasting memory for all those involved.”

The second annual May Mayhem will feature wrestling matches between former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and future wrestling stars as well as a special appearance by WWE Hall of Famer “Mouth of the South”, Jimmy Hart, who will take pictures and sign autographs at the event.

Information about the second annual May Mayhem, including tickets and directions, can be found at PalMayMayhem.com.  

For additional information on the Event Development Institute and its upcoming events, please visit GrowYourEvent.com. EDI is also active on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


PAL of Tampa is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to providing affordable after school, summer and athletic opportunities to more than 500 Tampa Bay youth. The Tampa Police Athletic League (PAL) partners with the Tampa Police Department to provide a safe, healthy environment for our community’s children and teens.Tampa Police officers are assigned to PAL full-time to serve as coaches and mentors who teach campers safety and good decision making skills. PAL also  partners with a number of community organizations to provide athletic, educational and recreational development.