Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 7, 2017: Vintage, classic snowmobiles to race Saturdays in Hayden
Vintage & Classic Oval Snowmobile Racing takes place all day this Saturday and Jan. 21 at Hayden Speedway. The event, hosted by X-Treme Mountain Racing and Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Club of Colorado, will highlight older sleds on the track.
A vintage snowmobile is defined as a model year of 1985 or older with a leaf spring, and a classic is defined as 1996 or older with an independent front suspension.
Races will take place in the following classes: stock, super stock, modified and outlaw/open-mod, as well as races for women, racers ages 50 and older and kids between the ages of 10 and 17.
Additional requirements are helmets, TekVest, shin guards and race boots for all competitors, with no exceptions.
The cost is a $60 registration fee, plus $35 per class. Admission for spectators is $5 per car. Gates open at 7:30 a.m., and concessions will be available throughout the event.
Pre-registration will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hayden’s Hi-Way 40 Bar and Lodge and the same night from 7 to 9 p.m. at Cassidy’s Bar and Lounge in Clarion Inn & Suites in Craig.
Registration will also be available the day of the race
An awards banquet will take place after both the events at the Clarion, including trophies for all first-, second- and third-place finishers. The price is $40 for adults and $25 for a child 15 and younger. Dinner includes salad, prime rib, sides, dessert and two drink tickets for adults. Racers and spectators are both welcome.
For more information on racing or to register in advance, contact Nicole Case at 970-846-7119 or email@example.com.
Late registration still available for adult dodgeball league
Craig Parks and Recreation’sCraig Parks and Recreation’s co-ed dodgeball league returns for a new season starting in January. Following a successful introduction in early 2016, the program will be back, hopefully bigger than ever. co-ed dodgeball league returns for a new season starting in January. Following a successful introduction in early 2016, the program will be back, hopefully bigger than ever.
Craig Parks and Recreation’s co-ed dodgeball league returns for a new season starting in January. Following a successful introduction in early 2016, the program will be back, hopefully bigger than ever.
Team requirements are ages 15 and older, groups of six to 10 with at least two female players. The early registration deadline has passed, but players can still join at a cost of $45. The season officially began this week, and rosters will be frozen as of Jan. 25.
Games will take place at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday nights at Craig Middle SchoolCraig Middle School..
For more information or to register, visit the Parks and Rec office at 300 W. Fourth St. or call 970-826-2004.
Win big in Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest
Do you attend every single Bulldog sporting event? Now is your chance to earn some bragging rights as well as other prizes as part of the Craig Daily Press Fan of the Week Contest.
Each week, the newspaper will run a crowd photo from a local sporting event and highlight one of the spectators. Watch for the ad to run each week to see if your loyalty to the blue and white has paid off, and come by the Daily Press office at 466 Yampa Ave. if you’re the lucky winner.
For more information, call 970-875-1782.
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