Big Island briefs
Panaewa Stampede Rodeo this weekend
The 22nd annual Panaewa Stampede Rodeo will be held Saturday and Sunday at Panaewa Equestrian Center in Hilo.
Traditional events such as bull riding, bronco riding, team roping and barrel racing are on tap, as well as Hawaii-centric events such as Po’o Wai U and double mugging.
The rodeo starts at noon Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Pre-sale tickets are $6 from Rodeo Queen Contestants and at Coldwell Banker Day-Lum Properties, 2 Kamehameha Ave. in Hilo. Entrance at the gate is $8. Children 12 years and under will be admitted for free.
For more information, contact www.hawaii rodeostampede.com.
Horseshoe pitchers tourney is on tap
The Hilo Ohana Horseshoe Pitchers Club annual singles/doubles tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Onekahakaha Horseshoe Courts.
Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. with the tournament to start at 9 a.m. NHPA/HSHPA membership required. Awards and cash prizes will be presented afterwards.
A potluck lunch will be held from noon to 1 p.m. The deadline to enter the tournament is 6 p.m. today.
For more information, contact David Calles Sr. at 937-7860, Darlene Calles at 895-9813 or Carol Costa at 966-4232.
Lover’s 5K Fun Run is Saturday
Big Island Road Runners is sponsoring a free Lover’s Day 5K Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Reeds Bay.
There will be prizes for top couples, who will have their wrists tied together and must finish with the ribbon intact.
For more information, contact club president Rick Otani at 330-573-4933 or email@example.com.
Waiakea preseason volleyball tourney
Waiakea is holding a preseason boys volleyball tournament Friday-Sunday.
The format will be double round robin for varsity and junior varsity.
For more information, contact Ecko Osorio at 959-5032, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Softball benefit for Keaau High
There will be a men’s slow-pitch softball tournament on March 1 at Keaau High School to benefit the Cougars’ softball team.
For more information, contact Boy Wong (365-2336) or Peter (936-3860).
Japanese Chamber golf tournament
The 15th annual Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii Golf Classic will be held March 5 at Hilo Municipal Golf Course.
The registration is $300 per team (two-person scramble), which includes green/cart fees, lunch and prizes. Registration is at 10 a.m. with an 11 a.m. shotgun start.
There are a variety of sponsorship’s available: Ozeiki ($1,500 donation, includes three team of two golfers, each player will receive a special tournament polo shirt,company logo on banner and promotional materials, and a placard sign displaying your company logo; Sekiwaki ($275 donation, includes single golf entry fee, and a placard sign displaying company logo); Komusubi ($150 donation, a placard sign displaying company logo).
For more information, call 934-0177 or email email@example.com.
BIIF seeks water polo officials
The Big Island Interscholastic Federation is seeking water polo officials for the spring season. Experience is not required and officiating classes will be offered.
For more information contact Kealakehe athletic director Mike Hernandez at 327-4300, ext. 2213, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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