A group of entrepreneurs stand in front of 26 west center

26 West Center Campus Open House

We invite all students, faculty, and staff to come check out 26 West Center: SCF’s new facility dedicated to entrepreneurship, small business and tech careers. We provide career and business services, training, and resources to help you be successful.

Follow us on Social Media

26 West Center | @26WestCenter

SCF Coding Academy | @SCFCoding

Event Information

  • Stop by for music, snacks and conversation
  • Take a self-guided tour and get:
    • A 26 West Center Cookie
    • A chance to win a Chick-fil-A gift card every 26 minutes.
  • Students: Sign up to get information about the Entrepreneurship Club
  • Staff and Faculty: We are looking for partnerships, find out how to get involved and what we can offer.

Chick-fil-A Gift Card Drawing Rules

  1. Use your handout to go on the self-guided tour of the 26 West Center (first and second floors). 
  1. At each signed area, collect one piece of Manatee Money. 
  1. Turn in your Manatee Money at the Raffle Table and earn one entry for each piece of Manatee Money. 
  1. Raffles will be held during the event at the following times. Listen for your ticket numbers at: 
  • 11:26 a.m. 
  • 11:52 a.m. 
  • 12:18 p.m. 
  • 12:44 p.m. 
  • 1:10 p.m. 
  • 1:36 p.m. 

You must be present to win.  

The Small Print 

The State College of Florida, located at 5840 26th Street West in Bradenton, FL, will hold six drawings at the Open House event for the 26 West Center on September 8, 2021. State College of Florida students, faculty, and staff may enter the drawings by visiting each designated station in the 26 West Center during the event to collect Manatee Money (one piece of Manatee Money will be earned at each station). Each individual Manatee Money piece will allow one entry into the drawing. Participants must complete an entry form provided at the event. The drawings will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 11:26 a.m., 11:52 a.m., 12:18 p.m., 12:44 p.m. 1:10 p.m. and 1:36 p.m. at the 26 West Center (every 26 minutes between 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.). The prize will be a $10 Chick-fil-A gift card for each drawing. There will be a total of six winners. Winners must be present to win. The prizes are funded from the operating budget for the 26 West Center. No purchase is necessary.  


Sep 08 2021


11:00 am - 2:00 pm

26 West Center

Schedule a Tour

Drop us a Note and We'll Contact you for a Personal Tour!