Optimist International Junior Golf Championships

Date: Jul 16 to 31, 2015
Location: PGA National Resort & Spa
The Optimist International Junior Golf Championships is one of the largest and well-known junior golf tournaments in the world. The tournament will take place on July 16-31, 2015 at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. This event will attract more than 700 youth golfers from the United States, Canada, and 30 other countries. Boys and girls from 10 & under to 13 & under will compete from July 16-21. Boys and girls between the ages of 13-15 will compete from July 21-26. Boys and girls between the ages of 15-18 will compete from July 26-31. Optimists have been involved in the sport of junior golf for more than 30 years by holding local, regional and international tournaments. More than 5,000 golfers compete in official Optimist District qualifying tournaments. The best of these golfers, along with international golfers from around the globe, advance to the annual Optimist International Junior Golf Championships.
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Optimist International Junior Golf Championships

USTA Girls' National 12 Clay Court Championships

Date: Jul 11 to 17, 2015
Location: Polo Club
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Girls’ National Clay Court Championships will take place at the Polo Club of Boca Raton, which is a private tennis facility that maintains 29 clay courts. The event is scheduled to take place from July 12-18, 2015. The event is a junior tennis tournament girls that are 12 years old and under. The draw consists of 128 players in a modified compass singles draw and in a 64 single elimination doubles draw. This is 1 of 4 national championships that takes place in the United States for this age group.
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USTA Girls' National 12 Clay Court Championships

The USTA Boys 18’s & 16’s National Clay Court Championships is the highest level USTA junior tennis tournament in the country for boys 18u & 16u divisions. This event will be held from July 9-18, 2015 at the Delray Beach Tennis Center, Delray Swim & Tennis Club, and at the Broken Sound, Boca West, and Woodfield Country Clubs. The draw consists of more than 390 of the highest-ranked players in the US competing in singles and doubles competition.
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USTA Boys 18's & 16's National Clay Court Championships

USA Baseball 15U National Team Championships

Date: Jul 10 to 18, 2015
Location: Roger Dean Stadium
Palm Beach County will be home to the most admired amateur baseball event in the United States. In partnership with the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, USA Baseball will host its National Team Championship for the 15U age group at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter on July 10-18, 2015. This event will attract over 40 teams and over 700 athletes from across the nation to compete for the most coveted amateur championship in the 15U age group. .Each team is scheduled to play 7 games. This is an annual event that serves as the eastern region championship, which takes place along with the western championship in Arizona. The USA Baseball National Team Championships will be the largest amateur baseball tournament taking place in Palm Beach County this summer.
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USA Baseball 15U National Team Championships

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is partnering with USA Track & Field and Behind the Athlete to host the USA Track & Field (USATF) Region 16 Track & Field Championships at William T. Dwyer High School, the Benjamin School, and Florida Atlantic University on July 9-12, 2015. The event is expected to attract over 1,500 athletes from across Florida. This USATF meet will feature boys and girls competing in a variety of age groups that range from 8u to 18u. This is expected to be the largest statewide track meet taking place in Florida during 2015. See below for a breakdown of events that will take place at the USA Track & Field (USATF) Region 16 Track & Field Championships:Running events includes the following races: 3,000 Meters, 1,500 Meters, 800 Meters, 200 Meters, 100 Meters, 3,000 Meters Relay, 4 X 800 Meters Relay, 4 X 400 Meters Relay, 4 X 100 Meters Relay, 400 Meters Hurdles, 200 Meters Hurdles, 110 Meter Hurdles, 100 Meter Hurdles, and 80 Meters Hurdles.Field Events
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USA Track & Field (USATF) Region 16 Track & Field Championships

Major League Lacrosse: Florida Launch vs. Charlotte Hounds

Date: July 3, 2015 7:30 PM
Location: Florida Atlantic University
Major League Lacrosse presents Palm Beach County with the Florida Launch, which begins its second season in 2015. The Florida Launch will play 7 home games at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton. Make sure you see the best lacrosse players in the world compete this spring and summer. On July 3rd, the Florida Launch will battle the Charlotte Hounds. Don’t miss the action. Season tickets start as low as $130 and can be purchased by contacting the Florida Launch Ticket Office at (561) 923-9067 or tickets@floridalaunchlacrosse.com.
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Major League Lacrosse: Florida Launch vs. Charlotte Hounds

The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Fastpitch Softball State Championships will take place in Palm Beach County from July 3-5, 2015. USSSA will host its “A” “B” and “C” skill divisions, which will attract over 140 teams from across Florida and the southeast region. The USSSA Fastpitch Softball State Championships will take place at Seminole Palms Park, John Prince Park, Okeeheelee Park, Lake Charleston, Lake Lytal Park, Caloosa Park, and South County Regional Park. This tournament includes top skill level teams competing at a variety of age divisions ranging from 8 & under to 18 & under. This will be the largest softball tournament taking place in Florida this summer and the first time that Palm Beach County has hosted all 3 Divisions of USSSA Girls Softball State Championships in the same year.
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USSSA Girls Fastpitch Softball State Championship

Cal Ripken Baseball Rookie State Championship

Date: Jul 1 to 5, 2015
Location: Gardens Park
The Palm Beach Gardens Youth Athletic Association (PBGYAA) will host the Cal Ripken Rookie State Championships at Gardens Park on July 1-5. The event will determine the state champion for the rookie division, which features youth players between the ages of 7 and 8. The tournament will attract 40 teams and 600 youth players across Florida. Approximately 70 baseball games will take place during the 4 day tournament. Teams are guaranteed at least 3 games. The rookie division requires machine pitches for batters. Cal Ripken Baseball is one of the most prestigious organizations in the nation that offers tournaments for little leaguers. Cal Ripken Baseball hosts hundreds of tournaments and camps annually, including the Cal Ripken Baseball World Series in Aberdeen, Maryland.
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Under Armour Firecracker Classic

Date: Jun 29 to Jul 3, 2015
Location: Roger Dean Stadium
The Under Armour Firecracker Classic is one of four Team One Baseball National Tournaments that will take place at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, FL. The event, scheduled for June 29-July 3, is a wood composite bat tournament that features both a 16u and 18u age division. Over 50 teams are expected to compete. Teams will play three (3) pool play games and a minimum guarantee of three (4) total games. Players will have an opportunity to earn an invitation to the Under Armour / Team One National Showcases. The tournament will attract a large number of collegiate and professional baseball scouts.
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Under Armour Firecracker Classic

Ski Nautique Big Dawg World Tour Qualifier (Water Ski)

Date: Jun 27 to 28, 2015
Location: Okeeheelee Park
The Ski Nautique Big Dawg World Tour Qualifier, an international water ski event, will take place at Okeeheelee Park on June 27-28, 2015. Over 100 amateur skiers from across the nation are expected to compete. The Ski Nautique Big Dawg Word Tour at Okeeheelee Park is one of four qualifying events for the Big Dawg World Tour Finals taking place during October (other qualifying events include Acapulco, Mexico on April 25-26, Sesena, Spain on July 11-12, and Graham Washington on July 18-19).
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Ski Nautique Big Dawg World Tour Qualifier (Water Ski)

The Florida Half Century Softball summer tournament returns to Palm Beach County on June 27-28, 2015. This is a 50 or older men’s softball tournament, which will utilize 9 softball fields over 3 venues (Seminole Palms Park in Royal Palm Beach, Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, and John Prince Park in Lake Worth). More than 50 teams from across the state of Florida are expected to compete. Teams will compete in 5 skill brackets and are guaranteed to play a minimum of 4 games. After a 10 year absence from Palm Beach County, this will be the third straight statewide Florida Half Century Softball tournament.
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Florida Half Century Softball Summer Showcase

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