BASEBALL

TRYOUTS: Through Sept. 20, Baton Rouge Bullets 13 AAA/Major tournament/travel team. Need 1-2 players to finalize roster. Contact Rusty Brooks at 225-335-2723 or ptguru21@aol.com.

USSSA SEPTEMBER SLAM: Sept. 20-21, Val Riess Complex, 1201 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Boys ages 7-17. Fees $150 & $275. 3-game guarantee. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

USSSA SUNDAY ONLY SEPTEMBER SLAM: Sept. 21, Val Riess Complex, 1201 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Boys ages 7-17. Fees $150 & $275. 3-game guarantee. Call Billy Vaughn (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: 6 p.m., Sept. 24, Live Oak Sports Complex, La. 16, Watson. 10-under Gladiators. Call Brad Olivier (225) 329-7470.

USSSA SEPTEMBER SHOOTOUT NIT: Sept. 27-28, Val Riess Complex, 1201 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Boys ages 7-17. Fees $175 & $340. 3-game guarantee. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: Through September, La. Tigers for 14AAA, 3 players; 13AAA, 2 players; 12AAA, 2 players; 11AA, 5 spots; 10AA, 3 players. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012. Email: leomcclure@bellsouth.net.

TRYOUTS: Through September, Rockets 9-under & 11-under teams. Call Henry Belleau (225) 939-8103 or Spencer Loe (225) 802-5133.

TRYOUTS: Through September, D-Cutters 13-under & 14-under AA/AAA tournament teams. Need 1-2 players for each team. Call Dan Canevari (225) 246-2010. Email: dcanevari@cox.net.

USSSA FALL BALL BASH: Oct. 4-5, Val Riess Complex, 1201 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Boys ages 7-17. Fees $150 & $275. 3-game guarantee. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 5, Louisiana Lugnuts 8-under needs 2 players & 13 Major needs 1 player. Call Coyt Nicholson (225) 937-8311. Email: Nicholson.lugnuts@gmail.com.

USSSA SUNDAY ONLY FALL BALL BASH: Oct. 5, Val Riess Complex, 1201 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Boys ages 7-17. Fees $150 & $275. 3-game guarantee. Call Billy Vaughn (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

BASKETBALL

LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext 118.

BIDDY LEAGUE COACH NEEDED: Central Area Youth League for 9-10 boys team. Must be 18 years old. Practice begins in October for Saturday-only December-February league. Call Jeff Wise (225) 892-4692. Email: jeffwise1@bellsouth.net.

CYCLING

23ND ANNUAL TOUR DE TANGIPAHOA RIDE: Sept. 20, 6 a.m. check-in, 7:30 a.m./60-mile, 9 a.m./30-mile, Cooke Field, Southeastern Louisiana Alumni Center, Hammond. Easy to moderate pace, fully catered rides. Fee $35, $40 after Sept. 15. Benefits Hammond Kiwanis Club projects. Call Judy Couvillion (985) 345-8127/(985) 507-7312. Website: www.hammondkiwanis.org.

DANCE

PARTNERS CLASSES: 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 8-Dec. 10, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fees $60 members, $100 nonmembers. Call Rebecca Decoteau (225) 767-9622. Email: rdecoteau@ymcabr.org.

FOOTBALL

NFL PUNT, PASS & KICK COMPETITION: 3:30 p.m., Sept. 28, NRG Community Field, New Roads. Boys & girls age groups from ages 6-15. Call Greg Johnson (225) 718-3237.

YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 15, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5-12. Weekday practice, Saturday games. Fees $45 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 272-9622. Email: ngigliotti@ymcabr.org.

GOLF

USSSA JUNIOR MIKE OPEN ENTRY DEADLINE: 10 p.m. Sept. 17 for Sept. 20-21 event, Farm d’Allie GC, Carencro. Boys & girls ages 9-11/18 holes, ages 12-18/36 holes. Fees $90 & $160. Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Email: robert.boudreaux@usssa.com.

SHAQUILLE O’NEAL LSU LIFE SKILLS CLASSIC: 8 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. starts, Sept. 19, Carter Plantation, Springfield. 4-player teams in net & gross scoring. Fee $250/player includes meals. Closest-to-pin, Long Drive & Hole-in-One contests. Sponsorships available. Presented by Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. Call Academic Center for Student-Athletes, LSU (225) 578-0385.

DUMAS BUFFALO OPEN: 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, Sept. 20, BREC Dumas Greenwood GC, Baker. Men/blue tees, seniors/white tees, ladies/green tees. Individual play, Stableford Scoring. Fee $40. Call Jason Miller or Boyd Kernan (225) 775-9166. Email: dumas@brec.org.

6TH ANNUAL JAGS ON THE GREEN TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. shotgun start, Oct. 3, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. 2-player scramble. Fee $75/player includes breakfast, lunch, pairing party. Registration deadline Sept. 28, website EventBrite.com. Sponsorships available. Call Eric E.C. Raby (225) 733-1979 or Cross Richard (504) 231-4846. Email: jagsonthegreens@gmail.com.

LGA SENIOR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP: Oct. 4-5, East Ridge CC, Shreveport. Louisiana Golf Association members. Call LGA (337) 265-3938. Website: www.LGAgolf.org.

LWGA MID-AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP: Oct. 11-12, The Bluffs, St. Francisville. Registration website: www.lwgagolf.com. Call Cathy Campbell/Louisiana Women’s Golf Association (985) 785-2502.

AJGT THE ISLAND JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Oct. 8 for Oct. 11-12 event, The Island CC, Plaquemine. Juniors ages 11-18/36 holes. Fee $195. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

27TH ANNUAL ESTHER WILLIAMS EAMES MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT: Noon shotgun start, Oct. 13, Santa Maria GC, 18460 Santa Maria Ave., Baton Rouge. 4-player scramble. Fee $125/player, $500/4-player corporate teams. Supper, door prizes included. Closest-to-pin, men’s & women’s long-drive contests. Silent auction. Benefits Louisiana Lupus Foundation. Registration 10:30 a.m. Sponsorships available. Call Andrew Eames (225) 937-7661 or Louisiana Lupus Foundation (225) 293-3443.

20TH ANNUAL LSU BASEBALL ALUMNI TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. shotgun start, Oct. 17, Greystone G&CC, Denham Springs. 4-player scramble. Fee $100 LSU baseball alumni, $275 public, includes meals & goody bag. Field limited to 32 teams/128 players. Closest-to-hole & long-drive contests. Call LSU Baseball (225) 578-4066. Email: wdavis9@lsu.edu.

GYMNASTICS

CO-ED CLASSES: 5:30 p.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 22-Nov. 17, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fees $60 members, $100 nonmembers. Registration deadline Oct. 9. Call Rebecca Decoteau (225) 767-9622. Email: rdecoteau@ymcabr.org.

HOCKEY

BATON ROUGE UNITED HOCKEY ASSOCIATION LEAGUE: 2014-2015 season begins Oct. 1, Leo’s Iceland, 1717 Airway Drive, Baton Rouge. 8 teams, men/women, all levels. Registration website: www.bruhahockey.com. Call Yuri Vukojevic (225) 620-2797. Email: bruhaboard@gmail.com.

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-OLDER LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.

ISO FUN NIGHT: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 26, Istrouma Baptist Church Gym, Baton Rouge. No reservations needed. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118.

BREC FORREST PARK: 6-8 p.m., Thursdays & 6-9 p.m., Fridays. 3 courts/all ages. Call Babe English (225) 753-9634.

BREC MAYFAIR PARK: 9 a.m.-noon, Fridays. Call (225) 357-0710.

BREC/YMCA HOWELL PLACE: 5-8 p.m., Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.

BREC LOVETT ROAD 21-AND-OLDER LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Lovett Road Park, Central. 2 courts. Call (225) 261-3621.

RUNNING-WALKING

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., Sept. 16, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

RABALAIS RUN FOR LIFE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 4, Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Baton Rouge. 5K walk/run, half-mile walk/run. Fee $25, $30 after Sept. 21. Benefits Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency. Call Lori Steele (225) 788-0092. Email: lsteele@lopa.org. Registration website: www.lopa.org.

Soccer

YOUTH INDOOR LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 10, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-6. Fees $30 members, $70 nonmembers. Call A.C. Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606.

YOUTH INDOOR LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 15, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-6. Saturday practice, weekday games. Fees $30 members, $70 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 272-9622. Email: ngigliotti@ymcabr.org.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

SOUTHEASTERN FALL BRAWL EXPOSURE TOURNAMENT: Oct. 10-12, North Oak Park, SLU campus, Hammond. ASA Southern National Qualifier in 8-under through 18-under age divisions. Fee $200. 4-game guarantee. Email Dakota Hill: dakota.hill@southeastern.edu.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: Sept. 19, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $100/team. Weekly through November. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

Swimming

FALL GROUP LESSONS: Sept. 29 registration deadline, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Eight 30-minute sessions, ages 6 months-& older. Fee $60 members, $105 nonmembers. Call A. C. Lewis Y (225) 924-3606.

FAMILY LESSONS: Oct. 2 registration deadline, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Four 45-minute sessions, ages 5-& older. Fee $99 members, $126 nonmembers. Call A. C. Lewis Y (225) 924-3606.

VOLLEYBALL

GIRLS YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 15, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 9-13. Weekday practice, Saturday games. Fees $30 members, $70 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 272-9622. Email: ngigliotti@ymcabr.org.

GUIDELINES

The deadline for Fun & Fitness Calendar notices is 5 p.m. Friday. Notices will be accepted four weeks in advance of the event. Submissions must include activity/sport, date, time, site, entry fees, entry deadlines, the full name of contact person(s) and telephone numbers with area code. Only two contacts with telephone numbers/Email addresses will be published. Submit notices to: Fun & Fitness Calendar, Advocate Sports, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge LA 70821. FAX (225) 388-0318. Email: sports@theadvocate.com.