Timeout, April 25, 2012
Wildcat Skills Camp: May 30-June 1 from 9 a.m. until noon at Fruita Little League. Camp is open to boys and girls in tee ball up through 8th grade. Fee: $50/player. Information: Ray McClennan, 270-6836.
JUCO tickets: Passes for the May 26-June 2 Alpine Bank Junior College World Series are now on sale. Passes are $35/adults, $25/students age 6-21 and senior citizens 65-older. Tickets will be available at Alpine Bank locations, the JUCO office — in the Home Loan Building, 4th and Rood, Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce, City Market stores, B&H Sports or Monumental Events.
JUCO Banquet: Tickets are on sale for May 25 Alpine Bank Junior College World Series banquet featuring keynote speaker Don Meyer. Tickets are $40. Tickets will be available at the JUCO office in the Home Loan Building, 4th and Rood.
Mission to Ride: Ninth annual charity ride to support Montrose Medical Mission is May 13. Distances: 30 miles, 30 miles, 60 miles and 100 miles. Information: http://www.missiontoride.com.
Courage Classic: 23rd annual race is July 21-23 at Copper Mountain. Race is 157 miles and starts and ends in Leadville and benefits Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation. Fee: $95/adults, $50/kids 15 and younger. Adult riders must also raise $300 in donations, children riders must also raise $125 in donations. Information: http://www.couragetours.com or 720-777-7499.
Red Rock Riders: Wednesdays and Sundays until Sept. 26. Information: Tom, 260-9043.
Adobe Creek Mixed League: Every Sunday, 4 p.m. shotgun start for all skill levels. No GHIN or league fees required. Information: M. Elterman, 858-3375.
Grand Valley Senior League: Every other Thursday at Lincoln Park Golf Course for both men and women. Information: Chance, 242-6394.
Partners Tournament: April 27 at Tiara Rado Golf Course. Four-person scramble format begins at 1 p.m. Fee: $340/team. Information: Trevor, 241-1027, ext. 12.
Grand Valley Youth Hockey Charity Tournament: April 28 at Adobe Creek National Golf Course. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Fee: $80/player, benefits Junior Mavericks hockey teams. Information: Joe, 640-3369.
Tournament for GJ Veterans: May 5 at Chipeta Golf Course. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Fee: $75/person, $250/four-person team before May 5; $80/person, $310/four-person team day of event. Information: Dan, 464-2682 or David 234-1497.
Chipeta Junior Camp: Mondays and Tuesdays beginning May 7 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Chipeta Golf Course for ages 6-15. Practice tournament is May 22 and tournament is May 29. Fee: $75. Information: 245-7177 or Eloy, 260-3732.
Young Life Grand Valley Tournament: May 18 at Adobe Creek National Golf Course. Four-person scramble begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Fee: $125/player, $400/foursome. Deadline: May 9. Information: gvyounglife.com or 970-243-7684.
Mad Cow Classic: June 29-30 at Tiara Rado and Redlands Mesa golf courses. Two-man competitive tournament benefits Maverick Club’s student-athlete scholarship fund. Fee: $350/team before May 18, $400/team after May 18. Information: CMUmavericks.com, Dennis, 303-350-0988 or Aaron, 216-0625.
Knights of Columbus Tournament: July 7 at Adobe Creek National Golf Course. Tournament benefits Rose Hill Hospitality House of St. Mary’s Hospital. Registration begins at 7 a.m., shotgun start at 8 a.m. Fee: $85/person. Information: John, 260-7644.
Colorado Mesa Golf Pass: The benefit golf program supports Colorado Mesa University athletic scholarships, with free or discount rounds at 32 courses in Colorado and Utah. Passes are $35 each and are on sale at Saunders Fieldhouse at CMU, all City Market stores in the Grand Valley, Delta, Glenwood Springs, Montrose and New Castle, Gene Taylor’s Sporting Goods, Sports Authority and the CMU Extension campus in Montrose. Information: Beth Schroeder, 248-1503.
Fruitvale Elementary 5K Run/Walk: 9:30 a.m. on April 28 at Matchett Park. Fee: $15 before day of race, $20 day of race. Information: Paul 986-9140.
Girls on the Run 5K: 10 a.m. on May 5 at Long Family Memorial Park. Fee: $20/until April 27, $35/before May 2, $35/ after May 2. Information: Becky, 270-5776.
Moab Thelma & Louise Half Marathon: May 12 starting at Canyonlands National Park. Race benefits local women’s shelter and girls’ running program. Fee: $75 until March 31, $85 from April 1-30, $95 until May 11. Information: http://www.moabhalfmarathon.org.
Mother’s Day Mile: May 13 at 1 p.m. at Glenwood Medical Associates. Fee: $15/person, $55/family, kids under 5 free. Information: 970-945-2632, ext. 101.
Mike the Headless Chicken 5K: 9 a.m. on May 19 at Fruita Civic Center. Fee: $17 before May 11, includes technical running shirt. Information: 858-0360.
Hershey’s Track Meet: June 6 at Delta High School for age 9-14. Information: Whitnee, 874-0923.
Half and Half 10K Mountain Challenge: June 30 at Snowmass Village. Information: 970-544-1158 or 970-923-9632.
USA Track and Field Half Marathon Championships: Aug. 11 at Mt. Sneffels. Total prize money of $2,000, must be a Colorado resident and a USAT&F member. Run benefits Mt. Sneffels Education Foundation. Information: http://www.mtsneffelsmarathon.com.
Masters Program: Adult swimming for ages 18 and older 5:30-7 a.m. Monday through Friday at El Pomar Natatorium at Colorado Mesa University. Information: Chris, 245-5731.
Grand Junction Tennis Club: Membership fees for 2012 are due. Cost: $20 per person. Fee goes to equipment, court needs and to provide scholarships for the Colorado Mesa University tennis team. Information: 242:1490.
Tennis Lessons: Available for adults and juniors of all levels at the Junction Indoor Tennis Center. Information: 241-2280.
Beginner Tennis Lessons: Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. for ages 7-16 at Bookcliff Activity Center. Fee: $12/session. Information: 254-3866.
Taco Bell Western Slope Open: The annual tennis tournament is July 23-July 29, 2012. Information: 242-1490.
Mike’s Disc Golf Tournament: May 19 at 11 a.m. at Snooks Bottom Course in Fruita. Event is park of Mike the Headless Chicken Festival. Information: 858-0360.
Grand Valley Beer Festival: May 19 from 1-5 p.m. at Colorado Mesa University Ballroom. Benefits Maverick Club’s student-athlete scholarship fund. Fee: $20 before April 1, $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Admission is free for designated drivers and non-tasters. Information: 248-1902 or grandvalleybeerfesitval.com.
Tae Kwon Do: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:45-8 p.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center for ages 9-older. Fee: $30. Information: 874-0923.
Rocky Mountain State Games: July 20-22 and July 27-29 in Colorado Springs. Open to all Colorado citizens. Information: http://www.coloradospringssports.org.
Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America: 2,500-mile cross-country motorcycle ride starts on April 28 in Napa, Calif. Ride continues until May 4, with an overnight stop in Grand Junction on May 1. Information: Annie Rees, 219-891-2953 or 4140870-9876 or Greg Miller, 214-891-7668 or 214-542-9582.