TIFTON — Registration will soon open for Tift County Recreation Department fall athletics.
Registration is set to open July 29 for youth flag football, youth tackle football, cheerleading and youth coed soccer.
Fees are $50 for Tift County residents, $62.50 for those out-of-county. Multiple registrants in the same household receive a 10 percent discount. The age control date for fall sports is Sept. 1. Registration can be done online or in person at Tift County Registration Department. TCRD is located at 401 N. Victory Dr. Office hours are from 8:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
For more information, visit http://www.tiftcounty.org/departments/departments_n-z/recreation/registration_information.php. or call TCRD at (229) 382-3262.
Flag football is available for ages 5-6. Leagues begin play Sept. 23 and the season is scheduled to finish by early November. No camp or evaluation will be held. Parents/guardians will be responsible for providing the player’s pants or shorts.
Tackle football is for ages 7-12. Leagues begin play Sept. 23 and are to finish by early November. There will be a mandatory camp and evaluation Aug. 17 at 9:30 a.m. at E.B. Hamilton Complex. Parents/guardians are responsible for providing the player’s black or white football pants with pads.
Cheerleading will be available for kids ages 5-12. The season begins Sept. 23 and is set to finish by early November. There will be an organizational meeting for coaches, parents and participants Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. at the TCRD Multi-Purpose Gym. Cheerleaders will cheer for peewee, midget and mite teams, but not for flag football.
Youth coed soccer is for players aged 4-13. There will be a mandatory camp and evaluation Sept. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Optimist Park complex at E.B. Hamilton for those in U8, U10 and U12/14 divisions. No scores will be kept in U6 games.
Registration will end Aug. 16 for fall sports.