St. Tammany Home Builders fishing tournament and more: Sports Roundup


The St. Tammany Home Builders Association (STHBA) will hold its fall fishing tournament Oct. 3 at the Rigolets Marina in Slidell.  More than $7,500

in cash and prizes will be awarded.

The entry fee is $60 per person for STHBA members and their guests. But members who register by September 12 get a reduced entry fee of $50, plus you are eligible to enter the members-only Calcutta.

The entry fee for kids under 16 is $25 per person; or non-members, $75 per person. You may register online at

Basketball Referees Sought

The Tri-Parish Officials Association will be holding a clinic for the upcoming recreational basketball season. No experience is required, but experienced officials are welcome. Graduates will begin working immediately. The average pay is $18 to $27.50 per hour. For more information, contact Jeff Hoffmann at 630-5178 or email

SYBA Volleyball Registration

SYBA volleyball registration is open for the 2014 fall season. Boys and girls ages 6-16 can register for a 10-game season.

Online registration can be completed at, or walk-in registration will be available at the SYBA gym at 3158 Rama St. Slidell on August 9, and August 16.

Cost is $85 for the first child and $75 for each additional child from the same family

Fall Youth Sports at West St. Tammany YMCA

Registration began August 1 for soccer and T-ball at the West St. Tammany YMCA, 71256 Francis Road. Practice will begin August 23. The price will be $52 for members and $72 for non-members. This will be a seven-week season for boys and girls ages 3 to 7.

Practice will be held on Saturdays and will consist of basic drills, followed by a game. Our main goal is to teach children the basic fundamentals of each sport in a non-competitive, fun atmosphere. Cleats and chin guards are recommended for soccer, but not required.

Registration for Covington Youth Soccer Association

Register now for fall soccer, open to boys and girls, ages 4 to 15. Online registration is available at Registration will continue through August. The season begins in September. For more information, email

Fall Sports Registration at Pelican Park

Pelican Park in Mandeville will offer registration for fall sports through August 12. The following sports will be offered:

–Baseball – ages 6-14 (age as of April 30, 2014)

–Cheerleading – ages 7-10 (age as of September 12, 2014)

–Football Clinic – ages 5-6 (age as of July 1, 2014)

–Football – ages 7-12 (age as of July 1, 2014)

–Volleyball – ages 9-15 (age as of September 1, 2014)

The pre-season practices for all sports will begin in late August, and games for all sports will begin in early September. Returning players may register online at

New players may register in the Castine Center office, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For questions please call 985-626-7997.

Registration for Pearl River Youth Football Association

The Pearl River Youth Football Association’s online registration is now open for youth interested in participating in football or cheerleading during the fall season.

Football is open to youths ages 4 to12; cheerleading is open to youths ages 5 to 13. Registration fees are $110 plus a $10 concession fee, which will be refunded after concession volunteer service is completed. An additional $50 deposit is required when helmets and shoulder pads are issued and will be refunded when the gear is returned at the end of the season.

To register, visit, or for more information, contact Virgil Phillips at 985.863.9495.

Fall Sports Registration at Magnolia Park

Magnolia Park, St. Tammany Parish Recreational District #12, is holding registration for its fall sports, which include cheerleading, soccer, fall baseball/softball, and football. Walk-in registration is available at 13296 Louisiana 40 on August 6, 7 and 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Online registration for fall sports also is available at from through August 10.

Be sure to bring a birth certificate for each child you plan to register, as well as a fee payment method. Physicals are required for children to play football. For more information, visit the website or call the park office at 985.796.5045.

Madisonville Thunder Baseball Team

The Madisonville Thunder Boys 12-Year-Old Baseball Team has been invited to play in a tournament at Walt Disney World August 30 through September 1. The team is a recreational All-Star team that does not have the backing of sponsors. The team is seeking the community’s help to send the 13 boys and three coaches to the tournament. To assist, visit a web site set up by the team at:

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