Timeout, April 25, 2012

Timeout guidelines: Space is reserved for area clubs, organizations, associations and nonprofit groups to announce their events, tournaments, meetings and/or leagues. Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to 970-244-8578, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or mail to Sports Timeout, The Daily Sentinel, P.O. Box 668, Grand Junction, 81502. Include a phone number to call for information. Items will not be taken over the phone.

BASEBALL

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.

CYCLING

18 Hours of Fruita: May 4-5 beginning at midnight on May 4 at Highline State Park in Fruita. Information: Alan, 858-7208 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Deb, 303-866-3203 ext. 4342 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

GOLF

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.

RUNNING

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.

Kids Voting Freedom 5K: 8 a.m. on April 28 starting at Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. Fee: $25/adults, $15/children ages 12-17, $100/team of five adults, $80/team of five students. Information: Martha, 245-3414, http://www.kidsvoting.org or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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.

Black Canyon Ascent: May 12 at 7:30 a.m. at junction of U.S. Highway 50 and Colorado highway 347 east of Montrose. Information: blackcanyonraces.com or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

The Gauntlet: 2-mile mud run is May 19 at Grand Junction Motor Speedway. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics. Information: Sonya, 21609079 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

Habitat Home Run 5-10K: 8:30 a.m. on June 30 at Riverfront Trail behind Hoffman Country Village. Information: Amy, 234-0423 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

Coach Opening: Grand Junction High School has an opening for a head and an assistant cross country coach. Interested parties should contact Ned Pollert at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 254-6919.

SOCCER

Challenger British Camp: June 11-15 at Canyon View Park for boys and girls ages 3-18. Fees and times: 3 years, 11 a.m.- noon, $79; 4-5 years, 9-10:30 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., $102; 6-18 years, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-8:30 p.m., $147. Register before April 27, receive a free jersey. Information: http://www.challengersports.com or Larry, 242-4550 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

SOFTBALL

Coach Opening: Grand Junction High School has an opening for an assistant coach. Interested parties should contact Ned Pollert at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 254-6919.

Western Slope All-Star Game Clinic: May 12 from 9 a.m. until noon for girls ages 6-13 at Grand Mesa Little League complex. Fee: $15. Clinic conducted by Central coach Scott Else. Information: Phil, 903-306-4320 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

SWIMMING

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.

TENNIS

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.

Elliott Tennis: Program includes adult and junior lessons and drill clinics. Information: http://www.elliotttennis.com, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Kathy Elliott, 986-8104.

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.

Cardio Pump Tennis: May 25, June 1 and June 8 from 7-8 a.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. Fee: $4/class. Information: Whitnee, 874-0923 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Youth Clinics: Saturdays at 8 a.m. from May 19 until June 9 for boys and girls ages 8-13 at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. Deadline: May 16. Fee: $30/player. Information: Whitnee, 874-0923 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Start Smart Program: Saturdays at 10 a.m. from May 19 until June 9 for boys and girls ages 5-7 at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. Deadline: May 17. Fee: $45/parent and child. Information: Whitnee, 874-0923 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

ETC.

Pickleball Drop-in Clinics: May 15 at 5 p.m. and May 18 at 10 a.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. Information: Whitnee, 874-0923 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

Playback Sports: Service project is collecting sports equipment, supplies and clothing for student-athletes in need in the Grand Valley. Also accepting monetary donations for scholarships through Grand Junction Parks & Recreation. Information: Kelin Henke, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Mesa Underground Derby Dames: Roller Derby team needs skaters ­— must be 18 or older ­— coaches or referees. Information: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.


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