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The Official Website of he State of Florida Association of Police Athletic / Activities Leagues Inc.
PAL is the oldest and largest law enforcement based youth crime prevention program in America!!


Florida PAL's 25th Anniversary of the Youth Directors Program and our 24th Conference at Walt Disney World Resort, Thursday, June 15- Sunday, June 18, 2023!!!!

Come celebrate our 25th Anniversary with us!! Get ready to Make New Friends, Create, Innovate, Explore, Inspire, Collaborate, Help Others, Compete in PALS Got Talent!! You are Welcome, You are family, so please Be A PAL and Join us for (4) Four Days and (3) Three Nights at the Walt Disney World Resort!
Are your youth directors ready to lead? We hope to see you soon!!

Location: Disney's Coronado Springs Resort and Conference Center Lake Buena Vista, FL

Deadline: May 15, 2023 (Monday)

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Stay up-to-date on current Florida PAL events and get in on behind the scenes details for youth conferences, scholarships, training's, programs, sports, and all things Florida PAL.
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Great News for our Dedicated Florida PAL Youth...

Thanks to the Outstanding Community Support Statewide of our Florida PAL Specialty License Plate, we will be awarding over $14,000 through our Annual Awards and Scholarship Program for 2022!! So, make sure to click the link below and start applying for the following scholarships and awards...

  • The Sherrylane Truex Florida PAL Girl of the Year Award
  • The Julian Jackson Florida PAL Boy of the Year Award
  • The Ileana Garcia Florida PAL Activist Scholarship*
  • The Max Trapasso Outstanding Youth Director Award
  • The Lavern and Gwendolyn Scott Florida PAL Scholarship Award
  • The Florida PAL Community Corporation of the Year Award
  • The Norm O. Demers Florida PAL Volunteer of the Year Award

Deadline for Annual Scholarships and Award Nominations is November 18, 2022 before 4:00 PM EST. All applications and nominations must be submitted electronically.

Annual Scholarship & Award Applications


What's So Special about this SPECIALTY TAG...it saves money, prevents crime, and saves lives. For over 35 years, Florida PAL has been at the front lines preventing juvenile delinquency with over 40 chapters statewide. It has been said that it takes a village and positive role models are needed. In the State of Florida, you can be that positive role model by purchasing a PAL tag for your vehicle. BE A PAL; show your support. Whenever you are driving with our specialty tag on your car you are sending out a message. The message is one of concern for the social and academic development of Florida's youth.


Alumni Corner

Alumni Advisory Council (AAC) Spotlight

Read all about Youth Conference Committee Alumni Ileana Garcia formerly of City of Miami PAL! If you want to know what a FLORIDA PAL Kid looks like...SHE IS IT!!! Thank you Ileana for setting the example of a great PAL kid. Thank you for all you do! You are an inspiration!


Alumni Corner

Chat with the Florida PAL Alumni, Max Trapasso...Living His Dream

by Karen Fleming

"People sometimes believe success is a later-in-life thing that takes years to get to, and when you get there it's like sitting back in a reclining chair and counting the money that flows through the pipes in your house. But that's not how it works," Max said. "Success comes in stages and can happen at any time in your life."

"I consider myself to be successful now as I plan to be the first in my family to graduate college and I have a secure management job with the company I've wanted to work for since I was a kid. That is success for me, and success can be whatever you want it to be."

Max Trapasso is a FLORIDA PAL Kid!