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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on March 23rd, 2016 by

Categories: Auto, Baseball, Engineering and Science, Food Event, Lakeland, Running

Take a look at the March 21 – March 30 events throughout Polk County, and feel free to share this list with other residents or visitors of the Central Florida area.

This Week’s Events

Now – March 26
RussMatt Central Florida Baseball Invitational · Chain O’ Lakes Complex, Lake Myrtle Sports Park
-Over 200 colleges compete annually in all divisions (NCAA D I, II, III, NAIA and JUCO).
-For questions about this event, contact Dave Barnard at 207-376-8147. Additional information can be found at www.russmattbaseball.com.

Now – April 1
Detroit Tigers Spring Training · Lakeland
-The 2016 spring season, February 29 – April 1, marks the Tigers 80th season at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland.

March 26
Tiger Trot 5k Run and Walk · Lakeland
-Looking for a flat, fast 5K course for a PR? Look no further than Lakeland’s Tiger Trot 5K at Joker Marchant Stadium.
-Additional information can be found at active.com.

March 26
We’ve Got Your Back 5K · Lakeland
-Stand Up Against Bullying during the Spine Institute of Florida’s 5K Run/Walk, Kids Fun Run at Lake Hollingsworth.

March 26
Lakeland Craft Beer & Food Festival · Lakeland
-Taste some amazing brews from local and regional breweries during Brass Tap’s Lakeland Craft Beer & Food Festival.

March 26
Lake Wales Car Show · Lake Wales
-Enjoy a display of custom, classic, street rods, and antique cars in Downtown Lake Wales on the 4th Saturday each month.

March 28 – March 31
61st Annual 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 61st Annual State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) of Florida- the state’s largest academic competition.
-For more information visit www.floridassef.net.

Recurring Events
Saturday Night Rodeo– Saturdays weekly (Westgate River Ranch Resort, River Ranch)

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