Community Calendar: Wednesday, March 5

March 5, 2014 


Boise Parks and Recreation’s adult softball leagues: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the city rec office, 110 Scout Lane. Men’s, women’s, coed and men’s senior leagues. Late registration is Monday and Tuesday, depending on openings, with a $35 late fee. For rosters and details, go to or call 608-7650.

Payette County Recreation District Freedom Series baseball/softball tournaments: Hosting baseball tournaments Mesa Invitational, Payette County Championships, Mesa Duel on the Diamond and Snake River Slug Fest. The girls fastpitch softball tournaments are Bobbie Davis Memorial, Mesa Invitational, Payette County Championships and Mesa Duel on the Diamond. Cost is $295 per team per tournament. Call 452-3542 or go to

Third District Softball Officials Association: Looking for new officials. Training available through meetings and on-field clinics. Contact Randy at 697-9814 or

Boise Senior Softball league: Taking registrations for men’s metal bat leagues. All skill levels welcome. The 50+ league plays Wednesday nights and the 58+ league Tuesday nights in the Boise area beginning mid-April. Registration deadline is Saturday. Draft tournament Monday in Boise. Go to or call Gaylan at 850-6100.

Idaho Senior Softball Association: Taking reservations for men’s wooden bat league. All skill levels welcome. Anyone born before 1955 (60 and older) is eligible; no one will be turned away. Play in the Monday night or Wednesday night league or both. Cost is $40 per league. The Tuesday morning league is $20. Draft April 1 and league play begins around April 21. Call Del at 286-9123.


Spring clinic: For girls in grades 5-8, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 6, 13 and 20 at Boise High. Cost is $40. Contact Kim at 854-4270 or

Idaho Select: Tryouts for the eighth- and ninth-grade boys spring teams, March 14-15 in Boise. Teams will compete in tournaments around the Northwest. Registration and information at

BAM Jam: March 22-23 at Borah Sports Complex. Divisions for men, women, boys, girls with competitive and rec divisions for adults and an elite division for men’s 6-feet/over and 6-feet/ under. Go to

USA Basketball Qualifier: Seeking teams to compete in BAM Jam USA, a 3-on-3 qualifying tournament. The winning teams quality for nationals at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The tournament is March 22-23 at Borah Sports Complex. Registration at

Men’s 5-on-5 tournament: April 4-5 at Middleton schools. Upper and lower divisions. Three-game guarantee. First-place prize is $1,000. Fundraiser for Middleton Lions Club. Registration fee is $300. Deadline is April 1. Contact Darren at 989-9193 or to register.


Idaho Bocce Ball Club: Play begins at 6 p.m. April 16 at Ann Morrison. League play begins in May. Games are open to all skill levels. Call Lou at 375-5228, Mike at 376-3171 or Judy at 890-4178.


I9 Sports: Spring season youth flag football for boys and girls ages 4-14 begins April 12 in the Boise and Meridian area. Call 561-2101 or go to

Bishop Kelly youth camp: Contact camp for grades 4-8, June 23-26. For applications and registration, go to or contact Tim at or 949-3907.


Centennial Senior Men’s Golf Association: Spring meeting and sign-up, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Centennial. Discussing the schedule for weekly Wednesday tournaments that begin in March and continue through October. Men 55 and older are welcome to join the group. Call Bob at 376-3723 or Jim at 375-1201.


Rugby Idaho: Go toÆ Register for the spring U-12/14 boys and girls league. Practices begin Monday or March 17 with games beginning the first week of April. Registration is $85.Æ Register for the spring high school boys and girls league. Practices are now underway with games beginning March 14-15. Registration is $100.


Race For Guatemala 5k: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Eastwind Community Church. Cost is $25/person or $60/family. Register day of event. Call 440-0009.

Eagle Gold Rush: March 15 at 8:30 a.m. for half marathon, 8 a.m. for one-miler and 9 a.m. for 5k and 10k at Reid Merrill Park. Cost is $15-$45. Register at

Shamrock Shuffle Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and 1/2-mile Kids Run: March 15 at 9:30 a.m. for kids race and 10 a.m. for all others at Ste. Chapelle Winery, Caldwell. Cost is $10-$50. Register at

St. Patrick’s Day/Basic 5 Run/Walk: 9:30 a.m. March 15 at Julia Davis Park. Races include a 5-mile, 5k, 1-mile kids and 1-mile kilted run. Fundraiser for YMCA Team Idaho cross country and track programs. Cost is $28 with and $20 without a shirt. Early registration deadline is Tuesday; $10 late fee applies after. Volunteers also needed. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or

Bandit Breakout Half Marathon, 10k and 5k: 10 a.m. April 5 at the Idaho State Correctional Facilities, Kuna. Register at or go to

Susan G. Komen Boise Race for the Cure: Competitive timed 5k (new this year) at 9 a.m. and non-competitive 5k and 1-mile at 9:05 a.m. May 10 at Albertsons headquarters. Fees vary. Call 384-0013 or go to

Sawtooth Relay: 62-mile relay June 14 in which six-person teams run or walk from Stanley to Ketchum. Post-relay party at Atkinson Park features a meal, band and awards. The 310-team limit is expected to be reached before the March 31 deadline. Entry forms at or call 853-1221.

Fit For Life Half Marathon, 10k and 5k: 7:30 a.m. July 12 at Memorial Stadium, Garden City. Register at or go to

Ponderosa Pine Relay: July 18-19 from Weiser to Cascade. 200-mile overnight event. Info at, or (503) 516 5935.


Idaho Rush: Open registration for the spring season for PAKS (Parents and Kids Soccer), ages 3-4. The player and his or her parents play fun activities and games together in a group environment. There are no practices, no scheduled games, no leagues. Cost is $50. Call 336-6512 or go to for registration forms.

I9 Sports: Spring season instructional league for boys and girls ages 3-10 begins April 12 in the Boise and Meridian area. Call 561-2101 or go to

March Forth College I.D. Camp and Showcase: April 18-20 at Optimist Sports Complex. Ten women college programs; six men college programs. Register at Email or call 863-2782 with questions.


Spring Break camp: For grades 4 and up, 1 to 4 p.m. March 24-27 at Boise High. Cost is $75 for Y members, $113 for nonmembers and $25 for coaches. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or


Northwest Nazarene adult camp: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 22 at NNU. Focuses on fundamental skills and 6-on-6 concepts for beginning to intermediate players. Cost is $50 per player. Register at or contact Crusader head coach Doug at

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