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Posted on September 17th, 2012 by

Categories: Baseball, General, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lakeland 38th Annual Golf Tournament
Dates: Thursday, September 20
Venue: Lone Palm Golf Club–Lakeland
-The 38th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on from 10:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
-Social hour, hors d’oeuvres and a live auction will follow the tournament held at Lone Palm Golf Club in Lakeland.

Get Rowdy & Race
Dates: Friday, September 21—Sunday, September 23
Rowdy Gaines Aquatic Center–Winter Haven
-The Winter Haven Stingrays present Get Rowdy & Race, a swim meet in Winter Haven.

Mid-Florida Table Tennis Tour September Classic
Friday, September 21–Saturday, September 22
Venue: Simpson Park Community Center–Lakeland
-This is a major table tennis tournaments in Florida and is classified as a two-star tournament by the USATT.
-This tournament begins on Friday night with Doubles and Sandpaper events and continues Saturday with a colossal round robin singles event.
-Trophies and cash prizes are awarded to the winners in the various events on Friday and Saturday.

WABA Fall Showcase
Friday, September 21–Sunday, September 23
Venue: Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Tiger Town
-The World Amateur Baseball Association (WABA) will host their annual High School/JUCO Fall tournament at Lake Myrtle Sports Park and Tiger Town over the weekend.
-Travel teams, coaches and scouts from across the state of Florida will participate in this elite showcase event.

Gator Redleg Regimental Softball Tournament
Saturday, September 22–Sunday, September 23
Venue: DiamondPlex–Winter Haven
-This softball event is open to the public, and all proceeds will benefit the Gator Redleg Chapter-United States Field Artillery Association whose focus is to honor and recognize past and present U.S. Field Artillerymen.
-This inaugural tournament is held to commemorate ISG Kenny Fike’s over 31 years of service to the Florida National Guard and our nation, his fellow soldiers, friends and community gather to celebrate and compete in the first annual softball tournament.

FYSA Florida State Premier League 2012
Saturday, September 22–Sunday, September 23
Lake Myrtle Park–Auburndale
-Girls U14 & U17, Boys U18 will compete in this Premier League at Lake Myrtle Sports Park.

Florida ISA September Double Delight
Saturday, September 22–Sunday, September 23
Venue: Bartow 555 Softball Complex
-This Florida ISA Classic is a youth fast pitch qualifying event that is expected to bring 640 participants to the Bartow Softball Complex.

Recurring Events:

Saturday Night RodeoEvery Saturday night (Westgate River Ranch Resort-Lake Wales)

Upcoming Events:

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

Haunted Hanger Walking Tour–October 1-31 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)

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

Cornfusion Corn Maze October 6- November 11 (Lakeland)

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

Red, White & The Blues 2012– October 12 (Polk Museum of Art-Lakeland)

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

BoktoberfestOctober 20 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

Paintball Sports Promotions World Cup – October 25-28 (Fantasy of Flight-Polk City)

BOO! BashOctober 26 (Explorations V-Lakeland)

Naturally Creepy Trick or Treating–October 26 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

Polk Outpost 27 Fall Festival – October 27 (Polk Outpost 27-Davenport)

In Vibrant Color: Vintage Celebrity Portraits from the Harry Warnecke Studio –October 27-January 12 (Polk Museum of Art-Lakeland)

Wings ‘n ThingsNovember 2 (Sun ‘n Fun Florida Air Museum-Lakeland)

Water, Wings & Wild Things – November 3 (Circle B-Bar Reserve-Lakeland)

Red, White & Blue Veteran’s SaluteNovember 9 (Sun ‘n Fun Florida Air Museum-Lakeland)

Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate–November 23-January 6 (Bok Tower Gardens-Lake Wales)

Winter Wonderettes– November 29-December 15 (Theatre Winter Haven)

2012 Florida International Games & State Championships – December 1-9 (locations throughout Polk)

Christmas Bricktacular–December 1-30 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

NSA Florida Youth Fall State Tournament–December 8-9 (locations throughout Polk)

Countdown to Kids’ New Year’s Eve–December 26-30 (LEGOLAND® Florida-Winter Haven)

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