Petersburg Racquet Club will be the host of the 2004 Banana Open Tennis Tournament Sept. 9-12. Players will compete to qualify for the Banana Open Challenge in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sept. 30-Oct. 3.
Divisions are Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
Cost is $30 for first event, and $15 for the second event. Deadline for entry is Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 860-9288.
Tae kwon do studio opens
Blackbelt USA owner Michael Weintraub will open a new tae kwon do facility on the grounds of the Augusta Jewish Community Center in Evans.
The facility will open on Tuesday. A family membership costs $50. For more information, call (803) 642-9795.
The 14 and under Grease Lightning Fastpitch travel team will hold tryouts on Sept. 11 for the 2004-05 season.
Tryouts will be at Riverside Park from 10 a.m.-noon and is open to all girls 14 or under by Jan. 1, 2005. For more information, call 533-3288.
Greater Augusta Swim League will hold tryouts for the 2004-2005 season Sept. 7-9. Ages 10 and younger will try out from 5-6 p.m. and ages 11 and up will go from 6-7 p.m. Attendance is required on each day. For more information, call Russ Eidman, 364-3107.
The Family Y has scheduled several free in-line hockey clinics, open to children 4-12 years old. Clinics are held at Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans.
Dates for the clinic are Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. (4-6), from 7-9 p.m. (7-12); and Saturday from 9-10 a.m. (4-6), from 10 a.m-noon (7-12).
For more information, Donna White 354-3269.
The CSRA Junior Tennis League will have open registration for the fall tennis season thru Wednesday for ages 8-18. Registration is available on line at www.csratennis.com. Participants are required to have a United States Tennis Association membership valid through Nov. 30, 2004. League fee is $20 plus a $2 TennisLink fee. For more information, call Sandy Ferguson, 651-1797.
A Columbia County tournament baseball team is looking for players ages 11 and 12. For information, call Brad Thompson, 541-9726.
Also, a tournament team is seeking baseball players for U-13 tournament play. For information, call 541-0346.
Walton golf tourney
The 12th Annual Walton Foundation for Independence Golf Classic will begin with a golf-skills challenge at 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at Jones Creek Golf Club, and a Lauderdale/shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. For information, call 826-5809.
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