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Posted: Saturday, August 22, 2009 3:21 pm | Updated: 3:08 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

Punt, Pass and Kick competition

This national skills competition gives boys and girls 8 to 15 the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in punting, passing and placekicking.

Punt, Pass and Kick competition

This national skills competition gives boys and girls 8 to 15 the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in punting, passing and placekicking.

Winners of the local tournament will have the opportunity to compete for a spot in the team championships held at University of Phoenix Stadium during an Arizona Cardinals game. The event will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Desert Mountain Park, 22201 S. Hawes Road.

To ensure a spot, preregistration by Thursday is suggested. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (480) 358-3700 or www.queencreek.org/Index.aspx?page=511.

Monsoon Mayhem

Summer may be winding down, but high temperatures show no signs of letting up. Beat the heat by checking out a variety of water activities that will take place. Remember to bring a towel.

The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the San Tan Mountain Regional Park, 6533 W. Phillips Road. The park entry fee is $6 per vehicle.

Contact the park at (480) 655-5554, ext. 202, or www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan for more information.

Basketball league play

If you or a few friends are looking to hit the hardwood, the Barney Family Sports Complex, 22050 E. Queen Creek Road, is accepting registration for a 4-on-4 basketball league that begins play Thursday.

Individual and team registration is available. Teams can be men, women or coed. All teams will play at least eight games in the season. Registration fees are $75 for individuals or $400 per team.

For more information, call (480) 677-2372 or visit www.thebfsc.com.

Arizona Classic Team Roping

Arizona Classic Team Roping Summer of 2009 No. 10 Buckle Roping will run every Friday through Sept. 28.

A current United States Team Roping Championships card is needed to enter the competition. Fees are $25 per person, and you may enter eight times.

Entries start at 6 p.m. and roping starts at 7 p.m. at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road.

For information, contact Dell Trailor at (480) 215-4913.

Youth flag football registration

The San Tan Youth Football League and Queen Creek are partnering to offer a flag football league for children ages 6 to 14. Practices will begin in late September with the first game scheduled for Oct. 10.

Walk-in registration will be open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen Creek Parks and Recreation Office, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road. Online registration is available at any time. The league fee will be $75, which includes a reversible jersey and at least eight games.

For more information, call (480) 389-4668 or visit www.styfl.com.

Fall recreational classes available

Are you looking to get the kids out of the house? Or perhaps you’d like to pick up a new skill or talent yourself. Take a look at the slate of classes and programs available through Queen Creek’s Parks and Recreation Department. There are classes for all age groups and interests, ranging from physical fitness to instruction in the fine arts and beyond.

To see what’s being offered, visit www.queencreek.org/Index.aspx?page=717. Registration fees and start dates vary depending on the class.

Teen top 10

Starting Tuesday, teenagers can stop by the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, and vote on the year’s top 10 books for teens for a chance to win free movie passes.

For more information, contact the library at (602) 652-3000 or visit www.mcldaz.org.

Go and Do events are compiled by Tribune writer Chris Adams. If you have a community-related event that you would like to see listed, send the details via e-mail to getout@evtrib.com.

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