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Register for Pasco team that plays offseason full-tackle football

The Pasco County team that participates in the Florida Youth Spring Football League is taking registrations for the 2009 season. Registrations will be held at Creative Printing, 3901 Land O'Lakes Blvd., on Saturday and March 21 from noon to 2:30 p.m.

The league is dedicated to giving boys a chance to compete in a full-tackle football league during the offseason from March 28 through May. The league is composed of six conferences in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties with possible conferences starting up in Deland, Orlando, Daytona Beach and Jacksonville. Teams play eight-on-eight with four to six teams in each division.

Each team will play seven regular season games on Saturdays in the conference's specific county. All teams are independently registered and coaches from all areas are encouraged to enter their own teams and participate in the division of their choice. The league also registers players independently, and allocates them to open teams based on geographic residence.

For more information or to register online, visit to www.fsyfl.com.

SOCCER: Pee Wee soccer for ages 3 to 6 and 7 to 10 is now available at the Zephyrhills YMCA. Registration ends April 24. The season will run from April 18 to May 23 with games being played Saturdays. The cost is $50 for program members and $75 for nonmembers.

For more information, contact Shawn Brown at sbrown@tampaymca.org or call (813) 780-9622.

FLAG FOOTBALL: The Zephyrhills YMCA will hold registration for its youth flag football program until April 24. There will be a skills clinic April 4 and games will begin April 18. Age groups are 6 to 8, 9 to 11, and 12 to 14. Games will be Saturdays until May 23.

The cost is $60 for YMCA members and $85 for nonmembers. Additional children get a $10 discount.

Call Shawn Brown at (813) 780-9622 for more information.

SWIMMING: The year-round swim program at the James P. Gills YMCA in Trinity is accepting youth ages 7 to 17 for competitive and conditioning swimming. The team practices Monday through Friday.

For more information, call Joe Lampkin at (727) 375-9622.

BASEBALL: The San Antonio Dixie Youth League will hold a free Pitch, Hit and Run competition at 9 a.m. Saturday at the San Antonio Baseball Park. The event is sponsored by Aquafina and Major League Baseball and is for boys and girls ages 7 to 14. All the equipment is provided and winners have the opportunity to move on to sectional and regional competitions.

For more information, call Heiskell Christmas at (352) 588-3750.

LACROSSE: The Wesley Chapel Athletic Association's lacrosse program, the Tampa Tribe, will have a one-day camp/tryout/evaluation open to all lacrosse players ages 8 to 18 at Wesley Chapel District Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29. The cost is $35 and will include instruction and evaluation from professional coaches and players.

For more information, visit www.tampatribe.org or call Frank Britton at (813) 997-3365 or Paul Goldsmith at (727) 902-1118.

MORE FLAG FOOTBALL: Registration has started at i9Sports for its spring flag football, cheerleading and basketball seasons. All leagues are open for children ages 4 to 14 and require no fundraisers or tryouts. Deadline to sign up is Monday.

To register or learn more, visit www.i9sports.com or call league director Jimmy Barbarise at (813) 532-1507.

Submit upcoming events, info to communitysports@tampabay.com.

Register for Pasco team that plays offseason full-tackle football 03/12/09 [Last modified: Thursday, March 12, 2009 8:03pm]
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