Fun & Fitness calendar for Oct. 8

BASEBALL

USSSA OCTOBER CLASSIC: Oct. 12-13, Carrollton-Audubon Batture Fields, 6500 Magazine St., Batture 1, New Orleans. Ages 6-17. Fee $250. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Oct. 9. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 20. Rockets 8-under spring/summer tournament team. Call Spencer Loe (225) 802-5133. Email: spencerloe@yahoo.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 20, La. Tigers 11-, 13- & 14-under AA/AA teams. Each team needs 2 players. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012.

USSSA HALLOWEEN CLASSIC NIT: Oct. 26-27, Peltier Park, Thibodaux. Ages 6-17. Fee $250. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Oct. 23. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: Through October, Ascension Sun Devils Gold 9-under AAA team. Call Corey Lalonde (225) 571-1006.

TRYOUTS: Through October, S.W.A.T. 14-under AA/AAA tournament team. Needs 3-4 players. Call Frankie Badeaux (225) 454-3000.

LA LANDSHARKS CLASSIC: Nov. 2-3, Livingston Parks & Rec., Livingston. 6-under through 14-under age divisions. Fee: $275. 3-game guarantee. Call Deonna Israel (225) 270-0240. Email: lprtournaments@yahoo.com.

USSSA FALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Nov. 2-3, SBBA Complex: 3000 Rama, Slidell & Val Riess Complex, 1201 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Ages 6-17, $375 entry fee. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Oct. 30. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

BASKETBALL

LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext 118.

BREC/BRABA MEN’S LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 16, BREC office, Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Ages 18-older. League play begins Nov. 4. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225)273-6403. Email: rsmith@brec.org.

TRYOUTS: Noon-1:30 p.m., Oct. 20, Red Storm AAU 6th, 7th & 8th graders 2014 spring/summer teams, Team Sportsplex, 7122 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge. Call Bryan Denison (225) 892-3739.

CENTRAL BIDDY BOYS & GIRLS LEAGUES COACHES MEETING: 7 p.m., Oct. 23, Central High Gym, Central. Call Ron Lewis (225) 262-2780. Email: rlewis@centralcss.org.

ISO LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 26, Istrouma Sports, Baton Rouge. Fee $75. Mandatory evaluations Nov. 16 & Nov. 18 Istrouma Baptist Church Gym. Website registration: www.istrouma.org/basketball. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext 118.

TRYOUTS: Through Nov. 1, Capitol City Lady Elks, girls ages 7-15 for fall-summer leagues. Call Angel Horne (225) 916-9776 or Venisha Montague (225) 270-7144.

FITNESS

ROCK WALL & ZIP LINE: 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 19, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5 & older. Fees $5 members, $10 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

GOLF

USSSA/MIZUNO JUNIOR BATTLE IN CENLA ENTRY DEADLINE: Oct. 9 for Oct. 12-13 event, Oak Wing GC, Alexandria. Boys & girls ages 9-11/18 holes, ages 12-18/36 holes. Fees $90 & $160. Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Website: www.usssa.com.

DENHAM SPRINGS ATHLETIC ASSN. TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m. shotgun start, Oct. 13, Greystone CC, Denham Springs. 4-player scramble. Fee $125/player includes lunch, dinner. Hole sponsorships available. Call Paul Guitrau (225) 754-2541 or Les O’Neal (225) 235-6197.

26TH ANNUAL ESTHER WILLIAMS EAMES MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT: Noon shotgun start, Oct. 14, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. 4-player scramble. Fee $125/player, $500/4-player corporate teams. Supper, door prizes included. Closest-to-pin, men’s & women’s long-drive contests. Silent auction. Benefits Louisiana Lupus Foundation. Registration 10:30 a.m. Sponsorships available. Call Andrew Eames (225) 937-7661.

AJGT SCHOLARSHIP CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Oct. 16 for Oct. 19-20 event, Lakewood GC, Point Clear, Ala. Junior players ages 11-18, 36 holes. Fee. $2255. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

INAUGURAL JOHNNY JONES FOR COURTS FOR KIDS CHARITY TOURNAMENT: Noon, Oct. 29, University Club, Baton Rouge. 4-player teams. Fee $225/player, $900/team includes lunch. Sponsored by Walk-Ons. Sponsorships available. Million dollar hole-in-one. Registration deadline Oct. 4. Call Caroline Piazza (225) 229-3273. Email: caroline@lastinconcepts.com.

23RD ANNUAL LIBERTY MUTUAL NEW ORLEANS’ DRIVE TO END KIDNEY DISEASE: Noon, Nov. 4, Chateau G&CC, Kenner. 4-player scramble. Registration 10 a.m. Tournament Gala, Nov. 2, Harrah’s New Orleans, $20. Call David Warner, National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana (504) 861-4500. Website: www.kidneyla.org.

GYMNASTICS

YOUTH WORKOUTS REGISTRATON DEADLINE: Oct. 10 for Wednesdays Oct. 16-Dec. 11 schedule, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-8. Fee $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Rebecca Solomon (225) 767-9622. Email: rsolomon@ymcabr.org.

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-OLDER LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.

ISO FUN NIGHT: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Istrouma Baptist Church Gym, Baton Rouge. No reservations needed. Call ISO Sports (225) 295-0775.

BREC FORREST PARK: 6-8 p.m., Thursdays & 6-9 p.m., Fridays. 3 courts/all ages. Call Babe English (225) 753-9634.

BREC HIGHLAND ROAD PARK: 9 a.m.-noon, Fridays. 2 courts. Call (225) 767-4003.

BREC/YMCA HOWELL PLACE: 5-8 p.m., Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.

BREC LOVETT ROAD 21-AND-OLDER LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Lovett Road Park, Central. 2 courts. Call Charles Welsh (225) 261-3621.

RUNNING-WALKING

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., Oct. 8, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

JAZZ HALF & 5K: 7 a.m., Oct. 12, Lafayette Square, New Orleans. Various fees. Call Chuck George (504) 581-3794. Website: www.NOLArunning.com.

INAUGURAL BATON ROUGE BEACH 10K: 8 a.m., Oct. 19, Milfred Wampold Park/Baton Rouge Beach, Stanford Avenue, Baton Rouge. Fee $35, $40 race day. Packet pickup 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 18, B.R. Cancer Services, 550 Lobdell Ave., Baton Rouge. Call Craig Watson (225) 292-3800/(225) 324-3123.

OKTOBERFEST RUN/WALK: 5 p.m., Oct. 19, Rivertown, Kenner. Fees $20 NOTC members, $25 nonmembers, $15 youths, $50 family, $30 race day. Call New Orleans Track Club/Jennifer Neil (504) 304-2326.

RACE FOR THE CURE: 8:30 a.m., Oct. 26, City Park, New Orleans. Fees $20-$30. Call Chuck George (504) 581-3794. Website: www.KomenNewOrleans.org.

11TH ANNUAL MOCKLER BEVERAGE OKTOBERFEST RUN: 5:30 p.m., Nov. 2, Mockler Beverage, 11811 Reiger Rd., Baton Rouge. 3-mile roadrace & half-mile Nesquik Kid’s Race. Fees none for Kid’s Race, $23 ($20 Club South members), $15 no T-shirt option. $28 race day (3:30 p.m. registration). Call Mockler (225) 408-4283. Registration website: www.imathlete.com.

3RD ANNUAL STICKER STAMPEDE: 8 a.m., Nov. 2, St. Joseph’s Academy, Kleinert Avenue, Baton Rouge. 5K run/walk & 1-mile fun run. Fee $20, $25 after Oct. 27. Call Karen Edward (225) 938-2133. Registration website: www.sjaconnections.org/stickerstampede2013.

Soccer

A.C. LEWIS YMCA & BARANCO-CLARK YMCA Fall Indoor REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 11, A.C. Lewis YMCA & Baranco-Clark YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-6. Members $40, nonmembers $85. Call A.C. Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606, Baranco-Clark YMCA (225) 344-6775.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

USSSA FALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Nov. 2-3, North Oak Park, 2699 North Oak St., Hammond. Girls ages 8-16. Fee $100. 5-game guarantee. Entry deadline Oct. 30. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

GUIDELINES

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