Pasco sports notes

The Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions Lacrosse Tournament will have 88 teams from 20 states and Canada.

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The Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions Lacrosse Tournament will have 88 teams from 20 states and Canada.

YELLOW JACKETS SOCCER: Pasco County Parks and Recreation Department presents Yellow Jackets Soccer, a program for special needs children in grades 1 through 5. The program will teach each child the basic skills of soccer and will be followed by a short game. It costs $10 for the four-week program. Class begins Jan. 8 and will run from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson. Call (727) 861-3033.

HOCKEY FOR TOTS: Registration is under way for Indoor Bumblebee Floor Hockey at Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson. This program, sponsored by Pasco County Parks and Recreation, is for children ages 3 to 5 years old and their parents. Parents can teach their children to play hockey using small softie hockey sticks.

Parents must register by Jan. 15. The program costs $10 for four weeks. Class begins Feb. 5 and will run from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays. For information, call (727) 861-3033.

FIREARMS SAFETY CLASSES: The Hernando Sportsman's Club will offer firearms safety classes on the following dates: Jan. 5 and 19; Feb. 6 and 16; and March 6. A female firearms safety course will be on March 16. All classes are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hernando Sportsman's Club at 16121 Commercial Way (U.S. 19), north of Weeki Wachee.

Classes include instruction, live-fire training on the range and a lunch break. Cost is $60. Successful completion of the class provides required documentation to apply for a Florida concealed carry permit. Preregistration is required.

Call (352) 597-9931 to preregister. Visit hernandosportsmansclub.com for more information.

LACROSSE: The Dick's Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions Lacrosse Tournament will take place Dec. 29-31 at the Wesley Chapel District Park. The tournament includes 88 teams from 20 states and Canada. Gates will open at 8 a.m. each day at the north entrance of the park. There are no entry or parking fees. For a complete list of the teams and brackets in the tournament, go to laxtoc.com or visitpasco.net. For information, contact Wesley Chapel Athletic Association lacrosse director Joe Palermo at (631) 766-6715 or Joe@wcaasports.org; or tournament director Frank Britton at (813) 997-3365.

Pasco sports notes 12/20/12 [Last modified: Thursday, December 20, 2012 8:03pm]

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