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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on June 18th, 2012 by

Categories: Baseball, Basketball, Fencing, Judo, Karate, Softball, taekwondo, weightlifting, Wrestling

Lakeland Flying Tigers
Now – September 1
Venue: Joker Marchant Stadium
-The Lakeland Flying Tigers have returned to Lakeland for the 2012 season.
-This week’s home games are:
June 18 vs. Brevard Manatees, 6:30 PM; Dollar Day
June 19 vs. Brevard Manatees, 10:30 AM; Silver Sluggers, 2-for-1 Ticket Offer, Parks & Rec Day
June 20 vs. Brevard Manatees, 6:30 PM; All-You-Can-Eat
June 23 vs. Tampa Yankees, 5:00 PM; Firework Extravaganza, Ledger Media Group Customer Appreciation, Sunset Celebration on the Berm, Bat for the Cure, Kids Club Day
June24 vs. Jupiter Hammerheads, 1:00 PM; Sunday Family Fun Day

Boys Team Classic
Dates: Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24
Venue: Polk State College, All Saints Academy, Vangaurd High
-This Florida Five Star basketball tournament is a Round Robin Event for high school and middle school teams.

8 and Under State Championship
Saturday, June 23 – Sunday, 24
Bartow Park
-This Florida ISA championship is expected to bring in over 1,500 softball players to the “Bartow” 555 Complex.

Florida’s Sunshine State Games: Polk County Festival
Dates: Saturday, June 23 – Sunday, June 24
Venue: The Lakeland Center & Polk State College-Winter Haven
-This weekend’s sports include Fencing, Judo, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Weightlifting & Wrestling.
-The Polk County Festival will host over 2,500 athletes for the 8 events that span two weekends.

Youth A State Championship
Saturday, June 23 – Sunday, June 24
Bartow Park, Jan Phyl Park
This Florida ISA championship will take place at the Bartow “555” Complex and Jan Phyl Park in Winter Haven June 23-24.

Upcoming Events:

Live at the Gardens: Summer Music SeriesJune 23, July 14, August 11, September 22 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

Red, Brick & Boom – July 4 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

Polk NatureFest – October 4-7 (locations across Polk County)

Brick-or-TreatOctober- Saturdays & Sundays (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

Legends & Legacies- Letters Home: Love, Courage & Survival – October 12-13 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)

Go LEGOLAND – It’s Your BirthdayOctober 15 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

BoktoberfestOctober 20 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

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