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sports Calendar for 9/12

September 12, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Youth Sports

Sept. 22-23

AJGT Lakewood Junior Golf Classic - New Olreans, La.; junior golfers age 11-18 invited to compete in four age divisions, two-day, 36-hole tournament ranked by National Junior Golf Scoreboard; entry deadline noon Sept. 19. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

Sept. 29-30

AJGT Santa Maria Junior Golf Classic - Baton Rouge, La.; junior golfers age 11-18 invited to compete in four age divisions, two-day, 36-hole tournament ranked by National Junior Golf Scoreboard; entry deadline noon Sept. 26. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

Sept. 29 & Oct. 2, 4, 6

Cape Coral Fastpitch Softball Fall Ball Registration - Burton Park, 1502 NE 3rd Terrace; open to girls ages 5-16, six-week Tuesday & Thursday night season begins Oct. 9; register 10 a.m.-noon on Sept. 29 & Oct. 6, or 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 2 & 4; fee $45, birth certificate and three proofs of residence required. Web:

Oct. 6-7

AJGT The Wetlands Junior Golf Classic - Lafayette, La.; junior golfers age 11-18 invited to compete in four age divisions, two-day, 36-hole tournament ranked by National Junior Golf Scoreboard; entry deadline noon Oct. 3. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

Dec. 27-28

FGCU Baseball High School Showcase - Boston Red Sox Player Development 5-Plex & City of Palms Park, Fort Myers; open to campers in grades 9-12; highly instructional experience with Eagles coach Dave Tollett and his staff; cost $295 ($275 before Oct. 15). Info: Jon Moore (239) 590-7059; Web:d; email:

General Info

Cape Coral Bass Club - Meeting first Tuesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Caloosahatchee Moose Lodge 2395 on Cape Coral Parkway; men, women, children who love to bass fish welcome; tournaments held locally and out of town. Info: Jim Lewis 945-7188; Web:

Cape Coral Tarpon Hunters Club - Meeting third Thursday (March through September) each month, 7 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club; 40th anniversary year; club catches and releases all tarpon; social and competitive club, hosts rookie seminars, tournaments for youth and adults. Info: Gary Jackson (239) 898-2980.

Cape Coral Sailing Club - Meeting fourth Wednesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.; adults interested in boating (sail or power), cruising or armchair are welcome. Info: Ron Miniter 945-7761.

Sailing Singles Club - Happy Hour gathering first Friday each month, 5 p.m., general meeting third Thursday each month, 7 p.m.; daysails & weekenders being planned; learn to sail with us; new members and captains with sailboats welcome. Info: Shannon (239) 541-0104.

Thursday, Sept. 13

Lee County Archers Open Range - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; 2-8 p.m.; 20-yard lighted, covered pavilion, 30- to 80-yard lighted outdoor range and 28-station target field range; all skill levels welcome. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Sept. 14-15

Fillet & Release Fishing Tournament - Matanzas Inn, Fort Myers Beach; captains' meeting 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Bahama Breeze; cash payout of $7,050 based on 30-boat entry, proceeds benefit Hope Hospice. Info: Amy Andrew (239) 940-4473; email:

Saturday, Sept. 15

Candlelighters Gold Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament - Bonita Bay East, Naples; 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, foursome scramble format; proceeds benefir children with cancer & blood disorders. Info: (239) 432-2223; Web:

Lee BIA Bricks & Sticks Fall Golf Tournament - Plantation Country Club, Ft. Myers; registration 7 a.m., shotgun start8 a.m.; entry fee $100 per person ($85 before Aug. 31), sponsorships available. Info: Lee BIA (239) 936-5525; email:

Sunday, Sept. 16

Lee County Archers 3D Archery Shoot - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; sign up 8 a.m., shotgun start 9 a.m.; shooting fee $10; roving field range of 20 3D target stations plus 14-station NFAA field course. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Friday, Sept. 28

Swings For The Sox Golf Tournament - Gateway Golf & Country Club, Fort Myers; 8:30 a.m. start, foursome scramble format; entry fee $500 (foursome), sponsorships start at $100; proceeds benefit the Red Sox Foundation: Info: (239) 226-4783; email:

Wednesday, Sept. 29

LCEC United Way Golf Tourney - Pelican Preserve, 8 a.m. shotgun start; entry fee $75 per person; lots of prizes & fun. Info: (239) 656-2204.

Sept. 29-30

Big Boy Toys Expo - Germain Arena; more than 150 displays of home, technology & big boy toys; pony rides, bungee jump, bounce house & rock climbing carnival for kids; register to win tickets for Ford Championship Weekend; grasscar races all weekend; concealed carry classes $39; expo tickets $8 (under 12 free) & free parking. Info: (239) 543-9998; Web:

Saturday, Oct. 6

Cape Coral High School Athletics Department & Baseball Program Golf Tournament - Coral Oaks Gof Course, 8 a.m. shotgun start; entry fee $65 per person, $260 per team; refreshments and lunch follow; send checks, payable to Cape Coral High School Athletics Department/Baseball. Info: Mike Gorton (239) 574-6766.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Everblades Charity Golf Tournament - Colony Golf & Country Club; 1 p.m. shotgun start; fivesome team (four plus Everblades player/coach); proceeds benefit Children's Organ Transplant Association in honor of transplant patient Christian Hannett; registration form online. Web:

Lee County Archers 900 Round Event - Nalle Grade County Park range, North Fort Myers; 9 a.m.; all skill levels welcome. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Saturday, Oct. 13

FISH 10K Race - Sanibel Community House, start/finish for 4th annual 10K race; 7:30 a.m.; trade fair, refreshment tables & water stations for runners; proceeds benefit food shelf stock and other services for Friends In Service Here of Sanibel. Web:

Nov. 2-3

Caloosa Grand Finale - Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Myers Beach; lines in water 7 a.m. Nov. 3, weigh-in 5 p.m.; entry fee $300 per angler (50 team limit); target species redfish plus mystery fish announced at captains' meeting Nov. 2; cash prizes $10,000redfish bonanza, separate entry $250, 100 percent payout. Web:

Nov. 2-4

RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Tournament - Naples Yacht Club, Goodland & Everglades City; open to all amateur anglers, awards in four divisions plus largest fish, grand slam, corporate team and top female; kickoff party 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2, fishing 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3-4, awards ceremony 6 p.m. Nov. 4; online registration limited to first 60 teams, sponsorships available, proceeds benefit Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Info: (239) 403-4219; email:; Web:

Monday, Nov. 12

Children's Hospital of SW Florida Golf Classic - Pelican Nest Golf Club; 18-hole foursome scramble format; entry fee $175 per player, sponsorships available; proceeds benefit Pelican Landing Fund which supports Children's Hospital of SW Florida. Info: Larry McPherson (239) 992-8810; email:

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Everblades Golf Tournament - Magnolia Landing, North Fort Myers; foursome scramble format, registration 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m.; entry fee $75 per person ($260 foursome), deadline Dec. 1. Info: Trent Ferguson (239) 948-7825, ext. 1076.

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