Hey sports fans, if you are lucky enough to visit this week we have plenty to keep you busy. If football is your thing, you can come to several game-watching parties in the area. The Hangout offers football on big screens all weekend as does Tacky Jack’s in Orange Beach. For those of you who want to be a little closer to the action, consider the following tournaments taking place around town:
2011 Alabama State Tri-Level Tennis Championships – September 22 – 25
Over 300 athletes come together on the courts to compete to see who will take home the championship title. Games take place at 3 locations.Johnnie Sims Park 2008 West 3rd Street Gulf Shores, AL 36542 Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club 20 Peninsula Boulevard Gulf Shores, AL 36542 The Beach Club 925 Beach Club Trail Gulf Shores, AL 36542
For schedules with locations, visit Alabama TA. For more information, call 251-974-2468.
2011 Gold Diamond National Exposure Tournament – September 23 -25
Over 30 teams are looking to shine for recruiters at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex this weekend. Come see the next big stars of college softball and enjoy the beautiful fall weather. Games begin at 4:00 PM on Friday and at 8:30 AM Saturday and Sunday.Gulf Shores Sportsplex 19025 Oak Road West Gulf Shores, AL 36542
For more information, visit Exposure Tourneys or call 850-668-6136.
2011 MS Ride – Tour de Beach – September 24 -25
Watch competitors dig deep and keep going on this 150 mile race benefitting Multiple Sclerosis research. Show your support to the riders and to this worthy cause. Activities begin and end at the Hampton Inn in Orange Beach.The Hampton Inn Orange Beach 2518 Perdido Beach Blvd. Orange Beach, AL 36561
For details about the race visit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, or call 205-879-8546.