August Newsletter
August Newsletter

Sports News in Hampton Roads:
August Edition
The Hampton Roads Sports Commission is excited to announce that it will host its third annual Ladies’ Day to Play Golf Tournament at Cypress Point Golf Course in Virginia Beach! Grab your girlfriends and start your weekend early by signing up for a fun and competitive day of golf with your friends! It is also a terrific opportunity to network with other local business women and invite clients to.

We hope to see you out on the course! Learn more by clicking here.

Created to honor our first responders, the Hampton Roads Hero Games, presented by Endurance IT Services, will host action-packed, competitive, and fun-filled sporting events for ten days! It is open to all first responders, retirees, family members and public supporters, and offers six different sports you can get involved in.
The Pistol Challenge has a new location this year! We are excited to be partnering up with Colonial Shooting Academy in Virginia Beach for the 2017 Hampton Roads Hero Games Pistol Challenge. They have put together a dynamic course for our first responders to compete in!


The winning departments (overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd place) win money for their charity of choice!
How To Get The Media Involved
The August Sports Council meeting will have a panel educating the group on how to get the media involved in promoting and assisting your company. We look forward to hearing from Adam Winkler, Larry Rubama, and other prominent media members from the local area.

The Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will be our host for the upcoming Sports Council meeting. Potential topics include event management, fundraising, and how to organize/recruit volunteers. The attendees of this event will be compromised of sports organizations, facilities, parks and recreation departments, hoteliers, and local businesses. 
DON'T FORGET:
To find out what sports events are happening in the region or to add an event to our calendar, check out the EVENTS PAGE on our website!
SPORT LEAGUE INFO:
Find out all about the youth and adult leagues that Hampton Roads has to offer! Check out the TEAMS PAGE on our website!

When: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Where: Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (1401 Ballentine Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23504)
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Admission: $15 (HRSC Members are free)
Topic: How To Get The Media Involved
Speakers: Larry Rubama, Reporter, The Virginia-Pilot 
Adam Winkler, Sports Director, News Channel 3 (WTKR)
 
Featured August Events:


August 26: The Reverse COED (DEOC) Kickball Tournament - Games will be played at Fort Monroe
- Glow night, live music, and giveaways for showing the best "fandom costume"

The UFC GYM Norfolk has hit their 1 year mark and want to celebrate their success with you! Members and guests are invited to join UFC GYM Norfolk on Saturday, August 12th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM for their 1 Year Anniversary Party. Bring your family and friends for a celebration filled with challenging classes, delicious food, live DJ, and exciting giveaways.

Following the events there will be a meet and greet with UFC fighter Julianna Pena. She is ranked #3 in the official UFC women's bantamweight rankings. Pena was the first woman to win The Ultimate Fighter, a competition that features fighters training and competing against each other for a prized contract with the UFC.

Schedule of Events
9:00 AM- 9:50 AM- TRX w/ Jennifer
9:00 AM- 11:00 AM- BJJ Seminar
10:00 AM-10:50 AM- Muay Thai w/ Dennis
11:15 AM- 12:00 PM- Youth Exhibition w/ Nelson and Mike
12:00 PM- 1:00 PM- UFC Athlete Seminar w/ Julianna Pena
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM- Meet & Greet w/ Julianna Pena
2:15 PM- 3:05 PM- Family DUT

For more information, please contact UFC GYM Norfolk at (757) 448-3957

Fall Sports Registration is OPEN
CLUBWAKA is offering kickball, volleyball, dodgeball, and bowling leagues for Fall 2017

 
VA Peninsula Indoor Volleyball - UJCVP, Newport News - Registration Deadline August 25

VA Peninsula Dodgeball - Coventry Elementary School, Virginia Beach - Registration Deadline September 14

VA Peninsula Bowling - Sparetimes Bowling, Hampton - Registration Deadline September 17

VA Peninsula Kickball - War Memorial Stadium, Hampton - Registration Deadline August 30

VA Shore Kickball - Lynnhaven Park, Virginia Beach - Registration Deadline September 4

VA Atlantic - Bayville Farms Park, Virginia Beach - Registration Deadline September 17
 
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