Kids Night Out
Fredonia State will be hosting Kids Night Out on Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Fredonia State's Steele Hall. The event is open for kids in grades 1 through 6. The lighted turf field will be available weather permitting. There will be games, activities, swimming and crafts. Concessions will be available. The cost is $10, cash only.
For more information, call Chris Case at 673-3279.
Cassadaga Valley Youth soccer
Cassadaga Valley Youth Soccer will hold signups April 17 at the Sinclairville Elementary from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 24 at the Cassadaga Valley Middle-High School.
All children ages 4 -14 are encouraged to play.
Visit www.cvyouthsoccer.com for more details.
The Sixth Annual Fundamental Football Camp has been scheduled for July 16-19 at the Chautauqua Lake Central School Football Facility.
The camp is open to all area football players entering grades 3 through 8 and runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon daily. The camp will feature non-contact technique training designed to improve an athletes beginning, intermediate or advanced skill level.
Campers will receive position instruction, speed and agility training and offensive/defensive team work from top area coaches. An emphasis will be placed on sportsmanship and teamwork. Camp tuition is $90 for the week and scholarships are available.
There is limited space available so pre-register by calling Joshua Liddell at 640-3580.
The ninth edition of the McDonald's Senior Tour will open its season with a registration brunch to be held at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club on Monday, April 16.
Registration will begin at 11 a.m.
Any senior golfer, 60 years or older, is eligible to join the tour. Participants will be asked to sign on as a regular or as an alternate when registering. Car pooling will be encouraged when ever possible.
A registration fee of $15 will be collected at the door and $7 for the brunch.
All golfers attending are asked to bring any golf balls, shoes or clubs they wish to donate to "Bunkers In Bagdad."
Dick Nelson and Randy Carlson will be there to accept the donations.
For more information, contact Art Asquith at 595-3185.
"Game Time" Basketball Camp at Fredonia State
The men's basketball team at Fredonia State will be hosting its third annual "Game Time" basketball camp April 9-13. The camp will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon daily and is open for both boys and girls ages 9-15.
The camp will include daily instruction in ball handling, shooting, defense and passing with the focus on 3-on-3, half-court games and daily 5-on-5 team competition.
"With a lot of the local schools off for spring break this week, we are offering a fun, competitive, action-packed week of basketball for all skill levels" Kevin Moore, Fredonia State basketball coach said.
The camp will be instructed by Moore along with his staff and players.
The cost of the camp is $80 for the week and all campers get a complimentary camp T-shirt. Walk-up registrations will be taken at the door Monday, April 9, starting at 9 a.m.
For more information, call Moore at 673-3108 or email him at: email@example.com.
Registration for the spring travel season of the Northern Chautauqua Soccer Association (NCSA) remains open until Friday, April 6. The travel club known as NC Concord competes in the Southern Tier Travel Soccer League (STTSL). This year, the club will field teams in the U10 Co-ed, U12, and U14, as well as U17 Boys and Girls divisions.
Players are still needed for the U10 Co-ed, U12 Girls and Boys divisions, and the U14 Boys division. Player openings in the U14 Girls, U17 Girls and U17 Boys division are available on a limited basis.
Registration fees are $85 for the U10 co-ed and U12 division and $100 for U14 and U17 divisions. There is a $60 uniform fee for new players only. Need based scholarships are available on a limited basis with forms available online at www.myncsa.com. Mail or drop off completed forms with payment at 103 Gardner St.,Fredonia. 14063.
The STTSL was established in 1991 to fill a need for a more competitive program than the summer recreational model for committed, talented youth soccer players. Teams from Chautauqua County participate as well as teams from Erie and Cattaraugus counties and Bradford, Pennsylvania. Last year, both the NC Concord U14 Boys and U14 Girls teams won their division championship games held at the Town of Ellery Park and hosted by the Bemus Area Youth Soccer Organization (BAYSO).
Bi-weekly practices for travel soccer begin indoors in March and outdoors as soon as the weather permits. Games are typically held on Sunday afternoons beginning in early May and concluding with the playoff tournament at the end of June. Plans are under way for all NC Concord teams to participate in a tournament in June.
Highlights of the STTSL include the STAR program, in which a patch is awarded to one player per team each game for the star qualities of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect. STAR patch recipients are selected by their opponents at the end of each game. In addition, the league has created a zero tolerance policy for players, coaches and spectators in order to promote positive interactions with officials and everyone attending a game. To learn more about the STTSL visit www.sttsl.org.
Questions about NC Concord travel soccer should be directed to Program Director Pattie MacKinnon at firstname.lastname@example.org.