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Craig Sports Briefs for July 13, 2016: Gymkhana series open to young horseback riders

The 2016 Northwest Colorado Gymkhana Series takes place Wednesday nights at Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way, running through Aug. 17.

The weekly is open to age groups ranging from 4 and younger to 19 and older, with entries starting at 5:30 p.m. and riders beginning at 6 p.m. and including barrel racing poles and flags.

Each event costs $5 to enter with payouts for those under 19. A $35 membership and a minimum eight weeks participation is required for year-end prizes.

For more information, call 970-756-7550 or 970-846-8696.

Free family Cast ‘N Blast available Saturday

The annual Cast ‘N Blast event, promoting fishing, shooting and archery, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday at Wyman Living History MuseumWyman Living History Museum, 94350 E. US Highway 40, as sponsored by , 94350 E. US Highway 40, as sponsored by Colorado Parks and WildlifeColorado Parks and Wildlife, Northwest Colorado Outfitters Chapter, Colorado Mule Deer Association and the Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International., Northwest Colorado Outfitters Chapter, Colorado Mule Deer Association and the Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International.

Wyman Living History Museum, 94350 E. US Highway 40, as sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Northwest Colorado Outfitters Chapter, Colorado Mule Deer Association and the Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International.

“It’s a great opportunity for an entire family, from young kids to moms and dads, to learn about these popular outdoor activities together,” said CPW District Wildlife Manager Mike Swaro, of Maybell, in a news release for the event.

All angling equipment will be available free of charge, however participants can bring their own fishing equipment if they prefer. Firearms and archery equipment will be provided and participants are asked not to bring their own.

A free lunch will also be served. For protection from the elements, everyone is reminded to bring layers of clothing, sunscreen and insect repellent.

Anyone 16 and older must have a current fishing license to participate in any fishing event.

For more information, contact CPW Meeker Service Center at 970-878-6090.

CNCC soccer program hosting open tryouts Saturday

The Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeColorado Northwestern Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams will host an open tryout from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. this Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. men’s and women’s soccer teams will host an open tryout from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. this Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park.

Colorado Northwestern Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams will host an open tryout from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. this Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park.

Participation is free and open to any college-age athletes interested in playing for the CNCC Spartans during their inaugural seasons this fall.

Women will start at 12:30 p.m. and men at 2 p.m.

For more information, contact coach Lance Noble at Lance.Noble@cncc.eduLance.Noble@cncc.edu..

Lance.Noble@cncc.edu.

Doak Walker fall football seeks signups

Registration is open for Craig Parks & Recreation’sCraig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football program. Doak Walker tackle football program.

Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football program.

Teams are open to boys and girls in grades three through six, with equal participation, skill development and fun emphasized.

Parks & Rec will host a mandatory skills day, weigh-in and equipment checkout July 20 at Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane, with third- and fourth-graders at 4 p.m. and fifth- and sixth-graders at 5:30 p.m., 900 Finley Lane, with third- and fourth-graders at 4 p.m. and fifth- and sixth-graders at 5:30 p.m.

Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane, with third- and fourth-graders at 4 p.m. and fifth- and sixth-graders at 5:30 p.m.

Registration is $60, with a July 20 deadline.

Forms, including a medical consent waiver, are available at 300 W. Fourth St.

For more information, call 970-826-2004.

Cheer camp starts July 18

Craig Parks & Recreation will host a cheer camp Mondays and Thursdays for participants in first- through sixth grade who would like to cheer during Doak Walker football games in the fall.

Practices begin July 18, and cheerleaders will learn chants and dance routines, as well learning responsibility and making friends.

Registration is $60. Forms are available at 300 W. Fourth St.

For more information, call 970-826-2004.


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