CT Pirates AAU baseball fall tryouts - July 10, from 5-6:30 p.m. (ages 12-14) and 6:45-8 p.m. (ages 15-17). Also July 14, from 10-11:30 a.m. (ages 12-14) and Noon-1:30 p.m. (ages 15-17). All tryouts at Kobyluck field behind Mohegan Elementary School in Montville. Contact: Marc McGrath at firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 912-3176 or Willie Rios at email@example.com or (860) 625-5514.
29th Annual Tri-City Baseball School - July 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon, Colchester Recreation Complex. Directed by Bacon Academy coach Dave Shea and former pro player John Shea, who specializes in pitching instruction. Cost: $120 ($50 deposit required with each application). For children ages 6-13. Contact: Dave Shea, (860) 537-5782.
Ninth Annual Gene Sutera Baseball Tournament - Little League event runs July 20-Aug. 5. Fee: $400. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to get an application.
All-American Softball Pitching/Catching and Hitting Camp - July 23-26 at Vets Field in Waterford; 9 a.m.-noon each day; open to participants ages ages 7-13. Directors are Andy Walker and Liz Sutman. Contact: (860) 961-9742 or email email@example.com.
26th annual Christopher Potvin Memorial Tournament - Begins Tuesday, Aug. 7 for ages 13-19. Double-elimination format. Entry fee: $400 per team (deadline is Aug. 3). Visit www.chrispotvinfund.com/ for registration form or contact Wayne Potvin, (860) 848-3643, (860) 334-2300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Thomas More Basketball Camp - July 9-13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $160. For boys and girls ages 7-17. Contact: Jere Quinn, (860) 823-1845.
Connecticut College Basketball Camp - July 16-20, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For boys entering grades 3-9. Contact: (860) 439-2565, visit www.conncoll.edu/athletics/mbb or email email@example.com
Viking Hoop Camp - July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-noon, East Lyme High School. For boys and girls entering grades 4-9. Cost: $120 for first child, $80 (additional sibling). Contact: James Cunningham, (860) 526-5461 or John Ahern, (860) 859-2922.
Colchester Parks and Recreation Girls' Basketball Clinic - July 30-Aug. 3, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Bacon Academy gymnasium, open to girls in grades 6-9. Directed by Bacon Academy's girls' basketball coach Dave Shea and his 2012 state championship staff. Fee: $68. Contact: Parks and rec department at (860) 537-7297 or www.colchesterct.gov
Teamwork Basketball Club 16U and 17U boys' travel team - Looking for players for 2012 summer season. Competing in New York City summer leagues: Rumble in the Bronx, Go Home or Go Hard, Elmcore and It's More Than a Game. Contact: coach Ray Evans, (860) 917-1675 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Norwich Youth Football and Cheer registration - Early registration Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m.-2p.m., Hamilton Ave. Complex. Save $15 off football registration and $10 off cheer/flag registration. Other dates: Saturday, July 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; July 23-27, 6-7 p.m.
Eastern Connecticut Football Officials Clinic — Tuesday, July 24. For anyone interested in joining the Board as well as a clinic for all new officials. Contact: Ken Haner, (860) 546-0507 or email ECFOSecretary@charter.net.
19th annual CONNECTIKIDS Celebrity Golf Tournament — Monday, July 9, South Course at Lake of Isles, North Stonington. Department of Children and Families and the Rotary Club of Newington sponsoring the event, a benefit for abused and neglected children placed in foster care throughout the state of Connecticut. Contact Ralph Zona, (860) 515-6839 or email@example.com.
Second annual The Program Charity Golf Tournament - Monday, July 9, Great Neck Country Club. Registration: 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start: 1:30 p.m. Cost: $150 per player, includes box lunch, prime rib, baked stuffed shrimp and chowder dinner. Contact: Jack Cochran, (860) 748-8899 or CochranJack@att.net
Fourth annual Ledyard High School Football Golf Tournament - Friday, July 13, Great Neck Country Club. Time: 9 a.m. (shotgun start) Cost: $125, includes golf, cart, breakfast, lunch, gift bag and many prizes. Contact: Jim Buonocore, (860) 464-9600 ext. 123 or firstname.lastname@example.org
6th Annual Bill Bentley Golf Tournament benefitting the L&M Cancer Center and Temple Emanu-El Youth Services — Monday, July 16, Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Registration $150, including lunch and dinner, 1:00 shotgun start, scramble format. Numerous golfers and raffle prizes awarded. For information, contact Barbara Bentley at email@example.com or Scott Wolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cactus Jack Foundation 15th Annual Charity Golf Classic - Monday, July 30, Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Check-in and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Shotgun start for 18-hole scramble at 1:30 p.m. Contests include hole-in-one prize on each par 3 and a chance to win a car on the 8th hole. When golf concludes, there will be social hour and dinner at Langley's Restaurant at GNCC, during which awards will be presented. Fee: $150 per golfer. Contact: email@example.com
ECSU women's soccer, softball and volleyball golf tournament - Sunday, Aug. 26, University Club, Windham. Cost: $135, includes cart and dinner. Contact, Chris D'Ambrosio (860) 465-0175.
Norwich Rec Runs - Thursdays, July 5-Aug. 23, Mohegan Park Center, Norwich; 6:15 p.m. (group stretching and warmup), followed by 1/2-mile run for children under 6 (must be accompanied by adult) at 6:30 p.m., 1-mile run for children under 6 (must be accompanied by adult) and 7 p.m., 3-mile run for ages 6-and-over (children under 12 must be accompanied by adult). Contact: Norwich Rec. at (860) 823-3791.
The CCS Advanced Soccer Academy - Open to 13-17-year-old male and female players who are serious about the game. Held Tuesday nights for six weeks, July 10-Aug 9, 6-8 p.m., Spera Park in Waterford. Cost: $175 (includes an ASA Nike T-Shirt.) Contact: www.conncoastsoccer.com or call Norm Riker, (937) 408-8466 or Andrew Storton, (203) 901-5879.
Eastern Connecticut State Summer Clinic - Aug. 13-15, 9 a.m.-noon, ECSU Outdoor Complex (grass and turf fields). For girls ages 14-18. Cost: $100. Contact: ECSU women's coach Chris D'Ambrosio, (860) 465-0175 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All-Star Sports School at the East Lyme Aquatics Center - July 2-27, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Monday through Friday (except July 4). Open to boys and girls ages 5-12. Includes baseball/softball, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, swimming lessons and more. Early drop-off, late pickup available. Contact: (860) 691-4681 or www.nutmegaquatics.com
IFound Fitness River Valley Slim-Down - Five-week challenge includes two exercise sessions per week and healthy coaching information with sessions. At Plattwood Park in Deep River (IFound Fitness Studio in Deep River in case of rain) and runs Tuesdays and Thursday from July 9-Aug. 14. Cost is $225. Contact, (860) 961-4507.
Green and Gold Crit Bike Race - Fort Trumbull, New London, Saturday, July 28, 8 a.m. (on-line registration closes July 25). One of the best criterium courses in the Northeast, a 1K loop with six corners and wide roads. Eight race categories available. Fee: $30 per race. Contact: clrracing.com
Girls' Lacrosse at Stonington High School - Academy International will host a week-long lacrosse academy for girls at Stonington High School, July 30-Aug. 3, 4.30-7.30 p.m. Renowned lacrosse coaches from Canada and Britain will group players by age and skill level to customize training. Contact: www.academyinternational.net or 1-888-529-3827.