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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 by

Categories: Football, General, Running, Tennis, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS

For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6 10:00 AM – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7 5:30 PM
Budweiser’s Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition • Winter Haven
– Funds raised benefit the Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs of Winter Haven, Lake Wales and Haines City. More than 80 teams from across the country will compete for the Florida State Grand Champion title.
– Unique entertainment includes a Cypress Water Sports Ski Show on beautiful Lake Cannon.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6 – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7
Jeepin With Judd • Bartow
– The Jeepin’ With Judd at Clear Springs Ranch is an event designed to create a safe, family oriented Jeep festival where memories can be created that will last a lifetime. Enjoy challenging and enjoyable obstacles and trail rides featuring the best that Jeeping in Florida has to offer.
– All proceeds will be donated to Polk Sheriff’s Charities, Inc.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Holloway Park Half & 5K • Lakeland
– Holloway Park, a private 450 acre urban park, is conveniently located in Central Florida. Half marathon runners will follow the new 10k trail that meanders around the park thru shaded oak trees and grass meadows. Twice running the 10k loop, runners will have opportunity to spot wildlife that inhabits the park.
– 5k runners will tackle the high school course that is home to many cross country meets in the fall. Half Marathon Finishers will receive medals.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7
Yellow Jacket Stomp Adventure Run • Bartow
– This event will benefit an outdoor arts project in downtown Bartow. This is a project of the Bartow Rotary Club with the assistance of Bartow High School Art Club.
– This is a 2.7 mile run through Mosaic Park and Mary Holland Park in South Bartow, on grass, paved streets and walking paths. Various obstacles will be arranged to challenge the runners on their way through the course.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7 – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9
Bayre Lay Memorial Jr. Championship • Lakeland
– The City of Lakeland hosts the Bayre Lay Memorial Jr. Championship, a USTA Florida sponsored and sanctioned tennis tournament featuring top ranked players across the state and world.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Florida Marine Raiders Fan Fest • Lakeland
– Come out to The Lakeland Center for our Florida Marine Raiders X-League Football Fan Fest! There will be fun for the whole family. Meet players, get autographs, take pictures, and get ready for the 2015 season.

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