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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 30th, 2015 by

Categories: Baseball, Football, Skiing, Softball

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.

MONDAY, MARCH 30 1:05 PM – 3:00 PM
Detroit Tigers Spring Training · Lakeland
– The 2015 spring season marks the Tigers 79th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current Spring Training host city.
– March 30 vs. Atlanta

TUESDAY, MARCH 31 – THURSDAY, APRIL 2
60th State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida · The Lakeland Center
– Young scientists in grades 6-12 will be competing for awards and prizes during the 60th Annual State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) of Florida- the state’s largest academic competition.
– Awards include scholarship nominations worth more than $1.2 million, an opportunity for a summer internship at NASA, a spot at the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia, a chance to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles and much more!

TUESDAY, MARCH 31 – SUNDAY, APRIL 5
Chain Of Records · Winter Haven
– Put on by Pro Action Sports and Absolute Aqua Sports, participants in Chain of Records will be attempting to set/break many different records.
– This event has been organized to promote the sport of water skiing.

TUESDAY, MARCH 31 1:05 PM – 3:00 PM
Detroit Tigers Spring Training · Lakeland
– The 2015 spring season marks the Tigers 79th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current Spring Training host city.
– March 31 vs. Pittsburgh

THURSDAY, APRIL 2 1:05 PM – 3:00 PM
Detroit Tigers Spring Training · Lakeland
– The 2015 spring season marks the Tigers 79th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current Spring Training host city.
– April 2 vs. New York Yankees SS

FRIDAY, APRIL 3 1:05 PM – 3:00 PM
Detroit Tigers Spring Training · Lakeland
– The 2015 spring season marks the Tigers 79th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current Spring Training host city.
– April 3 vs. Tampa Bay

SATURDAY, APRIL 4 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Florida Marine Raiders X-League Football · Lakeland
– The Marine Raiders will open their 2015 season with a home game on April 4th, taking on The Florida Tarpons.
– The mission of the Ultimate Indoor Football League is to provide fast paced, fan-friendly professional football at affordable prices.

SATURDAY, APRIL 4 – SUNDAY, APRIL 5
Florida ISA 32nd Annual Umpires Classic · Bartow Park/CR 555 Recreation Complex
– Florida Independent Softball Association (ISA) presents the 32nd Annual Umpires Classic in Bartow, an adult softball qualifying tournament that expects to bring over 375 participants and spectators to Polk County.

Recurring Events

RussMatt Central Florida Collegiate Baseball Invitational – Through March 31
Detroit Tigers Spring Training – Through April 3 (Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland)
Saturday Night Rodeo – Saturdays weekly (Westgate River Ranch Resort, River Ranch)

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