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Additional Events


Additional Events

The following events are NOT part of official SOF Week 2023 program and do not imply endorsement by the United States Government, the Department of Defense, or U.S. Special Operations Command. They are posted here for information purposes only.

Sunday, 7 May 

Central Florida AFCEA Chapter SOF Week STEM-Education/Cyber Outreach Scholarship Golf Fundraiser

Sunday, May 7th,

  • 7:00 AM - Registration Start Time
  • 8:30 AM - Event Start Time: Shotgun Start

Location: Bay Palms Golf Complex (MacDill AFB)

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Tuesday, 9 May and Wednesday, 10 May

Clearspeed Gives Back

Tuesday, 9 May, 1:30- 4:30 | Wednesday, May 9th, 1:30- 4:30

Location: Tampa Convention Center, Level 1 - SOF Community Corridor

Join Clearspeed on May 9th and 10th in the Community Corridor to help make a difference in the lives of the Tampa homeless community. With our Clearspeed Gives Back Events, we partner with event stakeholders and attendees with the goal of positively impacting the communities we touch and leaving them better than when we arrived.

We'll be working with Clean The World, an organization focused on improving quality of life through hygiene and sanitation. By partnering with you, our attendees, we'll come together to help provide an essential and life-saving service for those in need.

Tuesday, 9 May

SOF Auction & Raffle Reception

Task Force Dagger Special Operations Foundation will be holding our SOF Auction & Raffle Reception hosted by Cubic again this year at SOF WEEK! 

The auction goes live on May 1st and will close at an in-person social event Tuesday, May 9th, from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center.

Stay in the loop: 
Auction Site (Goes Live MAY 1st):

Social Media: 
Facebook: Task Force Dagger Special Operations Foundation | Terra Ceia FL | Facebook
Instagram: Mission * Purpose * Focus (@taskforcedagger) • Instagram photos and videos

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Tuesday, 9 MAY, Wednesday, 10 MAY, and Thursday, 11 MAY


SOF SELECT is back at the Westin Tampa Waterside this year!  Visit the show and check out this brand line up.

SOF Select

Tuesday, 9 MAY, Wednesday, 10 MAY, and Thursday, 11 MAY

BeaverFit Fitness Challenge

The BeaverFit team will be onsite to provide individual movement assessments and workout recommendations, conduct PT sessions and demonstrate the new 8’ Beyond Trailer, an innovative mobile training solution combining training rigs and secure equipment storage.  To schedule a command team or individual PT session, contact BeaverFit at and reference SOF Week 2023 training.


Tuesday, 9 MAY

SOFstock Concert

Tuesday, 9 MAY

Location: Amalie Arena

SOFstock, hosted by the SpookStock Foundation, is a "SOF-centric Woodstock" with a mission to support "shadow warriors and their families." This event will occur on the Tuesday of SOF Week 2023 and feature Brad Paisley. 

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Wednesday, 10 May

38 Challenge 

Wednesday, 10 May, 7:30 am

Location: Pepin Stadium

The 38 Challenge is a workout event in memory of Former USNA Linebacker #38 and USMC Captain Matthew Brewer who died by suicide in 2021.

The purpose of The 38 Challenge is to voluntarily place yourself in 38 minutes of discomfort and to lean on others when suffering, as that is what’s needed to challenge the stigma associated with seeking help.

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Wednesday, 10 MAY

Industry Matchmaking

Wednesday, 10 MAY

Location: Channelside Room, Westin Waterside

govmates will host Industry Matchmaking–any attendee can sign up to participate.

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Wednesday, 10 May 

WWC Global and Command Holdings Cocktail Hour

Wednesday, 10 May, 4:00 - 7:00

Location: Harpoon Harry's 

Please register for the event here

Command Holdings

Wednesday, 10 May 

From the Enterprise to the Edge: Information Advantage for Special Operations Forces 

Wednesday, 10 May,  6:30- 8:30 p.m.

Location: American Social Bar and Kitchen 

caci event

Wednesday, 10 May 

Solutions Gallery Reception 

Wednesday, 10 May, 6-8 pm

Location: Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown - Prefunction Space


Booz Allen

Thursday, 11 May 

'Unwavering' The Wives Who Fought to Ensure No Man is Left Behind 

Thursday, May 11th, 11:30- 1:30, The University Club of Tampa 

Women In Defense will be hosting the authors of the book 'Unwavering' for a Luncheon during SOF Week.

Event flier

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  • We are extremely excited USSOCOM selected GSOF to co-sponsor its newly envisioned “SOF Week” in 2023. SOF Week will be a national convention for U.S. SOF and include a more diverse slate of programs, to include professional development sessions, operator-driven discussions, and family-focused conversations. In 2020, GSOF was designated as a National Military Association by the U.S. Department of Defense, and we look forward to working with USSOCOM to make “SOF Week” an impactful event.
    Stuart Bradin
    President and CEO, GSOF


Co-sponsorship of this event does not imply endorsement of GSOF, its services, or products by the United States Government, the Department of Defense, or U.S. Special Operations Command.