BASEBALL

TRYOUTS: 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 8, Live Oak Ball Park Complex, Watson. Next Level 14-under USSSA 2012 tournament team (Will Forbes coach). Call Shaun Houeye (985) 969-7315.

LPR/USSSA OCTOBER CLASSIC: Oct. 8-9, Livingston Parks & Recreation, Livingston. Ages 6-under through 14-under Divisions. Fee $275. 3-game minimum. Call Deonna Israel (225) 270-0240 or Jason Buchanan (225) 313-9767.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 9, JackHammer 10-, 12- & 13-under 2012 tournament teams. Call Jason Kinchen (225) 931-3054.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 9, Sub-Zero, 8-under tournament team. Call Marc Walls (225) 405-6077. Email: mnscw@cox.net

MANSHIP YMCA FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through Oct. 12, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-7. Fee $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 767-9622.

USSSA LEGENDS OF THE FALL: Oct. 15-16, Cypress Mounds Complex, Baton Rouge. 7-under to 14-under age divisions. Fees $150 & $325. 3-game guarantee. Call Brent Guilbeaux/Logan Cockerham (225) 757-5550. Email: info@cypressmounds.com

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 16, B.R. Blazers, 11AAA for 2012 season. Call Darryl Candilora (225) 266-0408 or Damien Dartez (225) 938-8644.

ISO RIGHT START PITCHING & HITTING LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 21, Istrouma Baptist Complex, Baton Rouge. Boys fourth-10th grades. Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-6 p.m. Oct. 25-Nov. 17. Fee $100. Email: acallender@istrouma.org

TRYOUTS: 10 a.m. Oct. 22, Walker Ball Park. 8-under coaches’ pitch 2012 team. Call Henry Belleau (225) 939-8103. Email: belleauhenry@yahoo.com

LPR/USSSA FALL FURY: Oct. 22-23, Livingston Parks & Recreation, Livingston. Ages 6-under through 14-under Divisions. Fee $275. 3-game minimum. Call Deonna Israel (225) 270-0240 or Jason Buchanan (225) 313-9767.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 23, LA Surge, 13AA Denham Springs area-based tournament team. Needs 3 players. Call Scott Alexander (225) 803-3453/(225) 664-1342 or Bo Langelois (225) 963-0830.

MONSTER MASH: Oct. 29-30, Livingston Parks, Livingston. Age groups 14 and younger. Fee $200, $260 after Oct. 20. Call Anthony McMasters (225) 278-1973.

USSSA NIT CYPRESS SPOOKTACULAR: Oct. 29-30, Cypress Mounds Complex, BR. 7-under to 14-under age divisions. Fees $150 & $325. 3-game guarantee. Call Brent Guilbeaux/Logan Cockerham (225) 757-5550. Email: info@cypressmounds.com

TRYOUTS: Through October, Louisiana Spikes, 10AAA/Major Baton Rouge, Central & Zachary-based fall/spring team. Call Wyn Spencer (225) 202-0419.

TRYOUTS: Through October, La. Phoenix, 12-under spring/summer team. Call Todd Sunde (225) 435-0167. Email: phoenixbaseball@yahoo.com

TRYOUTS: Through October, Ascension Rays, 10 Major 2012 tournament team. Call Jason Adams (228) 365-1689. Email: asc.rays@gmail.com

USSSA NIT VETERANS DAY CLASSIC: Nov. 5-6, Cypress Mounds Complex, Baton Rouge. 7-under to 14-under age divisions. Fees $150 & $325. 3-game guarantee. Call Brent Guilbeaux/Logan Cockerham (225) 757-5550. Email: info@cypressmounds.com

BASKETBALL

ISO KIDS BASKETBALL AND CHEER ENTRY DEADLINE: Oct. 6, Istrouma Baptist Church Gym, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls 4 years old-Grade 8. Fee $65 ($75 after Oct. 26) Games Dec. 10. Website: http://www.istrouma.org/sports

BOYS TOURNAMENT: Oct. 15, Alsen. Boys ages 15-19. Benefits Baton Rouge Angels Athletics Association. Call Greg Gibson (225) 247-7265.

MEN’S TOURNAMENT: Oct. 20-23, Walker High School, Walker. Fee $150. Double elimination. Limited to 24 teams. Slam dunk & 3-point contests. Benefits Walker High girls soccer team. Call Mike Lockhart (225) 268-9783.

ST. GABRIEL ADULT LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 28, men’s & women’s divisions. Fee $350/team. Call Lester Joseph II (225) 642-2505, Ext. 225.

VAN CHANCELLOR FREE YOUTH CLINIC: 9 a.m.-noon, Oct. 29, Community Center, St. Gabriel. Boys & girls grades 1-8. Call Lester Joseph (225) 642-2505, Ext. 225.

CYCLING

BATON ROUGE BICYCLE CLUB FALL CENTURY: 7 a.m. registration, Oct. 16, start & finish at 13918 La. 421, north of St. Francisville. Fee $25, $35 on ride day (includes one-year BRBC membership). Full SAG support, lunch, rest stops. Sponsored by Baton Rouge Bike Club. Call Bruce Wickert (225) 963-8616. Website: http://www.batonrougebikeclub.com

EQUESTRIAN

FARR PARK AUTUMN OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15, Farr Park Equestrian Center, 6402 River Road, Baton Rouge. Extreme Cowboy Challenge, Student-only horse show, barrel races, hay rides. Call Farr Park (225) 769-7805.

Golf

THE WETLANDS JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Oct. 9 for Oct. 15-16 event, The Wetlands GC, Lafayette. Boys & girls ages 12-18. 36 holes. Fee $195. Call Arrowhead Junior Golf (318) 402-2446. Website: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com

FIFTH ANNUAL ST. THOMAS MORE MEN’S CLUB TOURNAMENT: 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, Oct. 10, The Oaks at Sherwood, Baton Rouge. 4-player scramble. Fee $125/player, $500/team includes driving range, lunch, steak dinner. Sponsorships available. Long-drive & closest-to-hole contests & Bose Entertainment System/hole-in-one. Benefits Men’s Club community service activities. Call Bill Dow (225) 413-0630 or Greg Brown (225) 268-9429. http://www.stmmensclub.org

24TH ANNUAL ESTHER WILLIAMS EAMES MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT: Noon shotgun start, Oct. 17, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. 4-player scramble. Fee $125/player. Meal, 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.

NICHOLLS ALUMNI FEDERATION JOHN BRADY TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. shotgun starts, Oct. 21, La Tour GC, Mathews. 4-player scramble. Fee $600/team. Sponsorships available. Call NSU Alumni Office (985) 448-4111.

AJGT KELLY LOVE SHOWCASE CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Oct. 23 for Oct. 29-30 event, Point Clear, Ala. Boys & girls ages 12-18. 36 holes. Fee $225. Call Arrowhead Junior Golf (318) 402-2446. Website: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com

HUEY WILSON MEMORIAL CLASSIC: 9 a.m. shotgun start, Oct. 24, Greystone G&CC, Denham Springs. 4-player teams. Fee $150/player, $550/team. Benefits Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation. Call LHF (800) 749-1680. http://www.lahemo.org

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY EUNICE BENGAL CLASSIC: 8 a.m. shotgun start, Oct. 29, Koasati Pines at Coushatta GC, Kinder. 4-player scramble. Fee $125/player includes lunch. Entry deadline Oct. 26. Sponsorships available. Benefits LSU Eunice baseball. Call Jeff Willis (337) 550-1287.

KARATE

SHOTOKAN-STYLE KARATE CLASS: 7-8 p.m. Oct. 6, BREC’s Jefferson Highway Center, 8133 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge. Classes same time every Thursday. Primarily for adults, classes are open to anyone 12 and older. Newcomers should wear loose fitting clothes or a gym suit. Call Jefferson Highway Center (225) 926-9834.

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-&-OLDER LEAGUE: 5-9 p.m. Sundays, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Fridays; 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays, BREC Cedar Ridge Park. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.

BREC PLANK ROAD LEAGUE: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Fridays; 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Plank Road Park, Zachary. Call Lothar Kuhn (225) 654-9743.

PENNINGTON YMCA OPEN LEAGUE: 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, C. B. Pennington Jr. YMCA, Baton Rouge. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabatonrouge.org

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

BREC ANTIOCH PARK LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Park Rec Center (225) 757-8316.

PUNT, PASS & KICK

WEST FELICIANA 50th-ANNIVERSARY COMPETITION: 6 p.m., Oct. 6, West Feliciana High Stadium, Bains. Boys & girls ages 6-15 in five age groups. No fee. Top 5 in each group advance to sectionals. Sponsored by West Feliciana Recreation & West Feliciana High football. Call WFP Recreation (225) 784-8447.

RUNNING-WALKING

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m. Oct. 4, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street, Baton Rouge. Fee $30 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

VOODU-ATHLON & JACK O’ LANTERN JOG 5K: 8 a.m. Oct. 30, Fleet Feet Sports, Baton Rouge. Big Voo Du, 5K run, 18-mile bike, 5K run; Little Voo Du, 2-mile run, 10-mile bike, 2-mile run; Dirty Voo Du, 2-mile run, 8-mile mountain bike (fat tire), 2-mile run; & Fleet Feet Jack O’ Lantern 5K & 2-mile runs. Individual & relay (male, female or co-ed) divisions in all duathlons. Call Megan Andrews (225) 448-2878. Website: http://www.fleetfeetbatonrouge.com

INAUGURAL RABALAIS RUN FOR LIFE: 8 a.m. Nov. 5, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. 5K & 1-mile Fun Run. Fee $25, $30 after Oct. 24. Call Lori Steele (225) 788-0092. Website: http://www.lopa.org

NOTE: The 2011 Athleta Iron Girl-New Orleans, Nov. 20, postponed.

SOCCER

YOUTH SKILLS CHALLENGE: 5 p.m. Oct. 10, West Feliciana Parish Sports Park, St. Francisville. Boys & girls ages 10-14. No fee. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 7856. Local winners advance to regionals. Call WFP Recreation (225) 784-8447.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

LOUISIANA PATRIOTS FALL TOURNAMENT: Oct. 15-16, Patriot Park, Baton Rouge. Girls under-8, under-10, under-13 & under-14 age divisions. Fee $100. Call Billy Stears (225) 776-3216/(225) 261-8395.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 16, Louisiana Express, 10-under Watson/Denham Springs-based team. Call Heather Foster (225) 305-3838.

MONSTER MASH: Oct. 29-30, Livingston Parks, Livingston. Age groups 14 and younger. Fee $200, $260 after Oct. 20. Call Anthony McMasters (225) 278-1973.

TENNIS

USTA JUNIOR TEAM LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 15. Co-ed teams only in 12-under, 14-under & 18-under divisions. League plays at various Baton Rouge sites. Fee $35/player. Call Angel Ellis (225) 315-0151. Email: just1angel@yahoo.com

VOLLEYBALL

MANSHIP YMCA GIRLS LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through Oct. 12, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5-12. Fee $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Nick Gigliotti (225) 767-9622.

ST. GABRIEL ADULT CO-ED LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 28. Fee $200/team. Call Lester Joseph II (225) 642-2505, Ext. 225.