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Youth arena league to shine on Times Forum stage

Youth arena football league teams face off

The Southern Youth Arena Football League stages a day-long series of championship games at the Tampa Bay Times Forum before the Tampa Bay Storm take on the Orlando Predators in a key Arena League game on Saturday.

The kids start the day with a junior exhibition game between the Lakewood Spartans and the Riverview Thunder at 9:30 a.m.

That will be followed by these championship games: junior pee wee division, Wesley Chapel Cowboys vs. Brandon Cowboys, 10:35 a.m.; pee wee division, East Bay Bucs vs. SouthShore Tide, 12:05 p.m.; junior division, South Tampa Seahawks vs. Brandon Cowboys, 1:35 p.m.; senior division, Brandon Cowboys vs. Riverview Thunder, 3:05 p.m.

Paddleboarding: WhatSUP South Tampa is offering the Kids SUP Camp to teach kids how to do standup paddleboarding and other water activities from June 17 to Aug. 9 at Picnic Island, 7404 Picnic Island Blvd., Tampa. The cost is $250 per week. Weekly sessions run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays. The deadline to register is June 14. The camp is open to children ages 9 to 14 of all skill levels. To register, email or call (813) 999-6414. For information, visit

Baseball camp: Bulls Baseball Camps, for athletes ages 5 to 13, begin Monday and continue through Aug. 2. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday. The cost is $215 per week or $60 per day. The camps will be held at Red McEwen Stadium at the University of South Florida. The camp will cover fielding, throwing, hitting, pitching, base running and game situations. Lunch will be provided. Visit to get more information or to register.

Youth arena league to shine on Times Forum stage 06/06/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 3:51pm]
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