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Sports Calendar for 9/22

September 22, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Youth Sports

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:

Oct. 20-21

AJGT Kelly Love Showcase Junior Golf Classic - Point Clear, Ala.; Lakewood Golf Club; 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. 17. Info: (318) 402-2446; Web:

Nov. 10-11

FGCU Softball Winter Camp - FGCU campus; advanced hitting camp 9 a.m.-noon on Nov. 10 & 11, advanced pitching camp 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 10, advanced defensive camp 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 11; registration fee $65 (1 session), $125 (2 sessions), $185 (3 sessions), $235 (4 sessions), deadline Nov. 7; family & team discounts. Info: Alycia Bachkora (239) 590-7062; email:

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.

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:

Fall Shootout Golf Tournament - Coral Oaks Golf Course, 8 a.m. shotgun start; entry fee $80 per person, $300 per foursome, sponsorships available; 10 lucky poeple could walk away with $1 million each. Info: (239) 772-0027.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Rotary-Fuccillo Kia Golf Tournament - Coral Oaks Golf Course; registration 7 a.m., shotgun start 8 a.m.; entry fee $75 per player, $150 team, deadline Oct. 12; twosome scramble format, cash prizes; proceeds benefit Cape Coral Caring Center & Rotary Foundation & other charities. Info: Jim Bondy (239) 574-2028.

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:

Saturday, Nov. 3

Tails & Tailgating Catch & Release Fishing Tournament - Caloosahatchee River at downtown Fort Myers; captains' meeting 6 p.m. Nov. 2; redfish, snook & trout fishing 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. with awards dinner 5:30 p.m.; entry fee $100 per angler, $225 (family of 4, two adults, two kids); proceeds benefit Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce; register online. Web:; email:

Friday, Nov. 9

9th annual Shell Point Open Golf Tournament - Shell Point Golf Club, Fort Myers; sign in 7:15 a.m.; entry fee $125 per person, sponsorships available; proceeds benefitWaterside Medical Complex at Shell Point. Info: Deborah Henning (239) 466-8484.

Saturday, Nov. 10

32nd Naples-Fort Myers Tennis Challenge - Bonita Bay Club, Bonita Springs; first-round of team matches 2 p.m.; 22 matches in men's and women's open singles, doubles & mixed doubles; no admission or entry fees; players' party after 5:30 p.m. conclusion. 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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