Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center races, cannonball contest set

Swimmers compete during the 2012 Dash and Splash Aquathon at the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center. This year’s event, on Sept. 14, includes a 5K race and a cannonball competition.

Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center

Swimmers compete during the 2012 Dash and Splash Aquathon at the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center. This year’s event, on Sept. 14, includes a 5K race and a cannonball competition.

BRANDON

The Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center will hold the second annual Dash and Splash Aquathon on Sept. 14. Online registration is now open. Along with run-swim-run races, the event will also include a chipped 5K for non-swimmers.

The adult race begins at 7:30 a.m. The kids' race begins at 8:30 a.m. Registration costs vary by race. The inaugural Cannonballapalooza community cannonball competition will follow the Dash and Splash awards ceremony.

The cannonball competition will include singles, teams and tandem jumps. The cost is $20 for singles, $35 for teams of two and $60 for teams of four. Sponsorship teams are available.

There also will be a free open family swim, music, a beverage tent and food trucks. Dash and Splash proceeds will benefit youth drowning prevention programs, including swimming lessons and water safety instructions for underprivileged children.

For registration, go to mybsac.org. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information, call Lori Bukaweski at (813) 361-7450.

Times staff writer

Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center races, cannonball contest set 08/16/13 [Last modified: Friday, August 16, 2013 2:37pm]

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