Register for Plant City Little League spring season
Sign-ups for the Spring 2021 Plant City Little League baseball and softball season are ongoing through Jan. 29.
In-person sign-ups will be held at the PCLL board room, 1704 N. Park Road, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. this Saturday as well as Jan. 23. You can also register online at plantcitylittleleague.org/registration through Jan. 29. Tryouts will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 30 and make-up tryouts will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 1. No refunds will be given after Jan. 30 because jerseys will be ordered at that time.
Spring fees for baseball are $85 for 4-year-old tee-ball, $90 for 5/6-year-old coach-pitch, $110 for machine pitch, $145 for minors/majors and $145 for juniors. Spring fees for softball are $90 for 5/6-year-old coach-pitch and $110 for machine pitch, minors, majors and juniors.
For more informaiton, visit active.leagueone.com/OLR/Pages/Welcome.aspx?ClubId=13946.
Youth Fishing Derby this weekend
The first edition of the 24th semi-annual Youth Fishing Derby is coming back to the pond behind the Randy L. Larson Softball Four-Plex, 1500 S. Park Road (off of Gordon Food Service Drive), on Saturday morning.
Anglers age 5-15 can fish for free that morning in a catch-and-release competition running from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Bring your own pole, bait and buckets to fish. The pond is full of bass, catfish, mudfish, speckled perch, blue gill and more. Awards will be given out at 10:45 a.m.
You can register on-site the morning of the event from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. if you wish, but pre-registration is also available through Jan. 21. Fill out and return the form by fax, scan/email, postal mail to either Kristen Self or Deborah Haldane, Parks & Recreation administration office, 1904 South Park Road, Plant City FL 33563-8113. You may also hand-deliver registrations from from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the PCPRD office. Email email@example.com or call 813-659-4255 for more information.
Tri-Star basketball competition next weekend
The 48th annual Plant City Optimist Club Tri-Star Basketball Competition is coming up on Jan. 30, so area hoopers age 8-13 should work on their passing, dribbling and shooting now.
The free competition is open to all youths, but those who play in the city’s youth rec league are encouraged to come in uniform. The team with the most competitors in uniform will win a free pizza party.
The competition is typically held at Tomlin Middle School but has moved to the new Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 1601 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., for 2021. The competition will start at 9 a.m.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 813-659-4255 for more information.