Cortez Burst Triathlon
The third annual Cortez Burst Triathlon will be held on Wednesday, July 4, at Parque de Vida. The race begins at 7 a.m. and adult participants will swim 500 meters, bike 16 miles and run three miles. Teams of two or three people are welcome. Its a fun event for the whole family. Also, there are childrens and youth triathlons, and a high school team challenge, where teams from area schools compete against each other. All proceeds go toward Cortez Friends of Recreation for a Healthy Community and help provide scholarships for income-qualified people to use the Cortez Recreation Center. Please contact Sensa Wolcott, Director, at 903-9882 or log on to www.corteztri.com for more information. Register at www.active.com.
Montezuma Titans football registrations
Registrations for the Montezuma Titans, of the Youth American Football League, will be held on Saturday, July 7, 14 and 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Cortez Public Library. This is for kids second- through-sixth-grade interested in playing tackle football. Registration fee is $85 with an additional $40 game jersey fee for sixth-grade players. Practice begins Wednesday, Aug. 1. The Montezuma Titans game schedule includes a minimum of seven games against Bayfield, Durango and Pagosa Springs; and, New Mexicos, Aztec, Bloomfield, Farmington, Kirtland, Shiprock and Dulce. Parents must bring a copy of birth certificate to registration. For more information, please contact Scott Conklin at 570-7835 or Kyle Lester at 799-7964.
Ute Mountain strongman competition
The second annual Ute Mountain Recreation Center, strongman competition, is set for Saturday, July 14, at the Ute Mountain Rec. Center parking lot in Towaoc. Its a $10 entry fee, one open division and five competitions for men and women. The top score wins it all, which is a trophy, cash prize and dinner. Call Rob or Nick at 564-5360 for more information.
Dolores Middle School football camp
Dolores Middle School will hold a football camp July 16-18, from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The camp is for kids sixth- through-eighth-grade. To register, call DMS coach Scott Weinmaster at 497-9227.
Tri-City Soccer registrations
Tri-City Soccer is currently taking registrations for the 2012-2013 seasons through Saturday, July 21. Register now to guarantee a spot for your child. Click the PLAYER REGISTRATION tab at www.tricitysoccer.com to register online or print a registration form. Forms can also be picked up at the Cortez Recreation Center. Teams will be formed for children ages 3-13 (as of July 31, 2012). For questions, visit the website or call 749-5475.
Ute Mountain Wolf Pack football
Ute Mountain Wolf Pack football in Towaoc is now accepting registration forms for youth tackle football. Ongoing registrations will be held at the Ute Mountain Recreation Center for kids aged 8 through 13. Cost of registration is $35 and practices begin in early August. For more information, call Nick Traweek at 564-5752 or 570-7437.
Kokopelli Bike and Board events
Monday night trail maintenance 5:30 p.m. at the Boggy Draw parking lot. Check the www.kokopellibikeclub.org for details.
Monday night group road rides Leaving 6:15 from the pub (Dolores River Brewery) and going to Flanders Park in Dolores.
Tuesday night time trials (TT) 6, warm up, and 6:30 start. Meet at the Boggy Draw parking lot.
Girls Wednesday night group ride starting at 5:30 at Boggy Draw.
Bike polo in Cortez Wednesday nights at 6:30 check www.kokopellibikeclub.org for directions.
Thursday night group night rides Boggy Draw at 7:30.
Saturday road bike group ride 9 a.m. at Kokopelli Bike & Board.
Open adult soccer
Open adults soccer is being held at Parque de Vida on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Ike at 759-9581.