Wikipedia:WikiProject Tampa Bay

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Downtown Tampa from a Davis Islands perspective.

WikiProject Tampa Bay was started originally started on November 18, 2006 as WikiProject Tampa to coordinate work on articles related to Tampa, Florida in the English Wikipedia. On April 18, 2008, it has since been renamed to include the entire Tampa Bay Area.

Anyone who is interested in contributing, please sign up below and post any ideas and suggestions on the Talk page. Also, feel free to edit this page and add any articles that need serious work or that you feel require attention below in the Open Tasks sections.


This WikiProject aims to coordinate improvement efforts on articles related to any city in the Tampa Bay Area, which includes, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Bradenton/Sarasota, Lakeland, the North Suncoast, and many more cities. It is also an aim of this project to bring the Tampa city article up to Featured Article status, in part by bringing it up to the standards defined by WikiProject Cities.

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Related Alerts: WikiProject Florida Alerts


The parents of this WikiProject are WikiProject Cities / WikiProject U.S. cities and WikiProject Florida.

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Project members, please add {{TampaWikiProject-Member}} to your user page to identify yourself as a member of the project.

Active participants[edit]

  • Zeng8r I'll help. I've already extensively revamped the Ybor City entry...
  • Moreau36 - working on Tampa related pages. Need help on the neighorhood page.
  • Blaze33541 - Done deal. I did a lot on downtown Tampa and St. Pete already, and created the GaYbor article.
  • Polis4rule Helping with Tampa related pages as well, mainly the schools.
  • Boomshadow I grew up here, and edit copy...lots of copy. I also have an extensive background in history dating back 30 years, and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, having grown up with the park.
  • Shawn_Dude I'm a resident of Seminole Heights and Hampton Terrace. I'll help with the Hampton Terrace stub.
  • EaglesFanInTampa - helped to expand this article to include everyone, not just Tampa, and will work of Pinellas County
  • TampAGS - Tampa resident (Seminole Heights), just making constructive contributions where I can...
  • The Bushranger - Grew up in the area, might be moving back, still visit from time to time, enjoy the area.
  • Ebyabe
  • User:Mike Halterman
  • Patricknoddy
  • Hornetman16
  • josh02 11 - Grew up in Pinellas, extensive family history in Pinellas, just moved back and wanted to contribute to articles on the history of that area.

WikiProject Tampa This user is a member of WikiProject Tampa Bay.

Open Tasks[edit]

Feel free to add any articles that need to be addressed or improved to this list. When adding a page, place {{TampaWikiproject}} on the article's talk page:

WikiProject Tampa Bay  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Tampa Bay, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Tampa Bay on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
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Clipboard.svg Here are some open WikiProject Tampa Bay tasks:

  • Turn Tampa into a featured article
    • Add photographs to Tampa-related articles.
    • Mention cultural features of the city beyond those that are immediately visible to tourists.
  • Improve the stub articles related to Tampa and identify and tag new Tampa-related stub articles.
  • Write articles on the notable skyscrapers in the Tampa skyline (Park Tower has already been completed).
  • Just what does "Palma Ceia" mean, anyway?
  • Improve and complete the neighborhood section.
  • Reduced article size by creating branch articles; e.g. Media in Tampa Bay
  • Cite sources

Current season articles for Tampa-area sports teams[edit]

Please help keep these current season articles updated, as these seasons progress and new information becomes available.

Baseball 2014 Tampa Bay Rays season
Football 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season
2014 South Florida Bulls football team
2014 Tampa Bay Storm season
Hockey 2014–15 Tampa Bay Lightning season
Basketball 2013–14 South Florida Bulls men's basketball team
Soccer 2014 Tampa Bay Rowdies season

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