Weekend California Sports Festivals in July


July Sports Festivals


FALL RIVER MILLS: Fall River Century July 19, 2014 Features 200K, 100 mile, 100K and 25 mile routes with 2,200 to 4,000 feet of climbing. Event begins in Fall River Mills. fallrivercentury.com

LONG BEACH: SUP Love Long Beach Festival July 19-20, 2014 with Run, Swim, Paddle and on Sunday the 20th there will be a 4.5 mile prone and standup race. lovelongbeachfestival.com

LONG BEACH: July 19 Kahakai Outrigger Sprint Races 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Location: Marine Stadium Kahakai Outrigger Canoe Club is hosting a day of outrigger sprint races for members of the 26 teams competing under the Southern California Outrigger Racing Association. Keiki (kids) sprint racing and longer adult water change racing at Marine Stadium. Come out to view the races, have some great food, listen to music, shop Hawaiian style merchandise and enjoy a day at the beach. Free to attend. kahakaioutrigger.com

RANCHO CORDOVA & SACRAMENTO: Eppie's Great Race. This no-swim Triathlon is the largest paddling event in the United States! Sacramento-area restauranteur/entrepreneur Eppie Johnson founded the event in 1974, holding the first triathlon on July 27, 1974. The first modern triathlon has been held every year since and is a Sacramento-area summertime tradition. The race features a 5.82-mile run, a 12.5-mile bike and a 6.35-mile paddle held along the scenic American River Parkway in Rancho Cordova and Sacramento. eppiesgreatrace.org

SAN CLEMENTE: Ocean Festival, July 19-20, 2014. Beach Events, Orange County Lifeguard Games, NEW! Sport of Kings SUP Race, Beach Run, Grom's Rule Surf Contest, Sand Sculpting Competition, Lifeguards' Pancake Breakfast, Fishing Derby, Youth Pavilion, Dolphin Dash, Kid's Beach Run, 22nd Annual Classic Woody Car Exhibit, Ocean Art Show, Family Beach Party & Free Concert and Great Rubber Duck Race. Free to attend. Hours: Saturday 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: San Clemente Pier, San Clemente, CA. oceanfestival.org

SALINAS: July 17-20, 2014 California Rodeo carodeo.com In 1911 the rodeo, known as the Wild West Show, was held at the Sherwood Race Track grounds. It was a week long event called Big Week. Known for its week-long cavalcade of events, California Rodeo "Big Week" is the largest community event held in Salinas. Parades, barbecues, cowboy poetry, fireworks, concerts, a carnival, and much more. Salinas Rodeo ranks in the top 20 of nearly 800 North American rodeos sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

SAN DIEGO: Over The Line Tourney, July 12 - 20, 2014. One of the last pure Southern California traditions left untouched by commercialism. ombac.org/over-the-line

SANTA MARIA: Windmill Century Ride, July 19, 2014. Location: Pioneer Park, 1150 W. Foster Road, Santa Maria, CA. tailwindsofsantamariabc.org

SQUAW VALLEY: Wanderlust July 17-20, 2014. Wanderlust Tahoe offers famous yoga teachers and top-tier performers in a legendary setting of breathtaking beauty for a memorable summer experience. Festival-goers can enjoy yoga, incredible music, lifestyle talks and the natural bounties of Squaw Valley. squaw.wanderlustfestival.com/

TAHOE: Tahoe Trail 100-Kilometer Race at Northstar California Resort on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Endurance mountain bikers vie for a spot in the legendary challenge of the Leadville Trail 100-mile mountain bike race in August, which stretches through 100 miles of technical Colorado terrain. Start time: 7 a.m. at the Northstar Castle Peak parking area located beneath The Village at Northstar. Northstar is located on Highway 267, just six miles north of Lake Tahoe and six miles south of downtown Truckee. Call 1.800.466.6784, NorthstarCalifornia.com

TURLOCK: Turlock Rodeo July 17, 2014, ccpra.com CCPRA Rodeo (California Cowboys Pro Rodeo Association)

July 1 - 13, 2014

CALIFORNIA: Grunion Run July 12 Sa 9:45 p.m. - 11:45 p.m. Su July 13 10:35 p.m. - 12:35 a.m. Mo July 14 11:25 p.m. - 1:25 a.m. Tu July 15 12:15 a.m. - 2:15 a.m.

BIG BEAR LAKE: The 7th Annual Big Bear PaddleFest July 12, 2014, 7 - 4:30 p.m. Big Bear PaddleFest includes races, demos, a vendor expo and a beach party. The day starts off early with the 20K around the lake race starting at 7:00 am, followed by the 5K and 10K races. The Kids' Fun Paddle is free for 12-year olds and younger. Vendors will be available all day to answer questions and give demos. bigbearpaddlefest.com. Location: Swim Beach at Meadow Park 41220 Park Avenue, Big Bear Lake, CA. Contact: Tel: (909) 866-3414, openairbigbear.com

HERMOSA BEACH: Smackfest July 12, 2014, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Location: S. Pier Volleyball Courts Hermosa Beach, California, hermosabch.org

SANTA CLARA: California Extreme July 12-13, 2014 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. Saturday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday California Extreme is the "Classic Arcade Games Show". It's an annual celebration of coin operated pinball machines, video games and other novelties you once found in game arcades. All games on display are set for free play, so leave your quarters in the ash tray in your car. You won't need 'em. Location: Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. caextreme.org

Women's Volleyball July 12, 2014 Women A Long Beach Women's A July 12, 2014 Women Open Mission Beach Women's Open July 13, 2014 Women AA Long Beach Women's http://www.seecalifornia.com/festivals/volleyball.html

REDDING: Camp Arbuckle Fishing and Reel Paddle Film Festival July 11-13, 2014 Location: Whiskeytown Lake, Lake Britton and Burney Redding, 96001 Sports Details: On July 11th at 11 a.m. the group starts off at Camp Arbuckle! Meet at Whiskeytown Lake at Oak Bottom and explore the lake; picnic at picnic island so bring a lunch and plenty of water; after the paddle meet at Headwaters Adventure Company at 930 Merchant St. for a BBQ before heading up to the Arbuckle property to camp. On Saturday eat a wonderful breakfast then head to Lake Britton and cruise the beautiful water of that lake! After a brief lunch the group heads to Burney Theater for the Reel Paddling Film Festival. This is a collection of the best paddling films of the year. Afterwards it's back to the Arbuckles for another wonderful BBQ. The cost is $15 for the event including entry to the film festival on Saturday in Burney. To register contact Terri at Headwaters Adventure Company at (530) 223-2411 Contact: Terri Arbuckle (530) 223-2411

CARLSBAD: Carlsbad Triathlon July 13, 2014, 7:30 a.m. Tamarack State Beach Register at active.com The Carlsbad Triathlon course begins at Tamarack Surf Beach, and follows the coastline of Carlsbad, past scenic beaches, lagoons and a wildlife preserve. The triathlon boasts a calm ocean swim, a rolling bike course and a smooth run for the finish. This race is for everybody: from first-timers to the elites, and their friends and family! The race begins with an open-water ocean swim, which is well-marked with buoys. The swim is followed by a bike course, and the race finishes with a run along the beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline. The roads are wide and completely closed to traffic-very safe! The course is mostly flat with a couple of rolling areas. carlsbadca.gov

DEL MAR: 77th Del Mar Races Kickoff Party 5300 Grand Del Mar Way San Diego, CA 92130 619.944.8900 clubvipsd.com Del-Mar-Races-Kickoff-Party Region: North County Coastal Buy Tickets Date: July 11, 2014 Time: 4:00 PM to 11:45 PM Party goes until 2:00 AM! Price: Admission is complimentary with RSVP Venue: Club M at The Grand Del Mar Contact: Party@ClubVIPSD.com Join race enthusiasts, celebrity jockeys, equestrians and socialites in kicking off the 77th Del Mar Track Season, the most celebrated summer sensation of San Diego, California!

ENCINITAS: Switchfoot Bro Am presented by Hurley July 11 -12, 2014. Dinners, a Film Showing and Surfing Competition (on July 12, 7 a.m.) at Moonlight Beach. switchfoot.com

IMPERIAL BEACH: AA Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition (Formally Loews Coronado Bay Resort's Surf Dog Competition) July 13th, 2014 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Imperial Beach, California Get stoked! It's time for the most adorable surf event of the year. At the 2014 Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition, the most fearless dogs will jump on their boards, paddle out and hang 20! This event must be seen to be believed. Bring the whole family for a day of rad competitions, goodies and fun unleashedby.petco.com/surfdog

MARKLEEVILLE: Death Ride, July 12, 2014. deathride.com The super challenging Death Ride course covers five mountain passes, including both sides of Monitor Pass, both sides of Ebbetts Pass, and the final climb up the east side of Carson Pass.

MORRO BAY: Rock to Pier Run July 12, 2014 This 6 mile event or half-marathon is held entirely on the beach from Morro Rock to the Cayucos Pier and is open to participants of all ages and abilities. Proceeds from this event will used for Morro Bay Recreation and Parks' Youth Sports programs. The registration fee ($25-60) will include a performance t-shirt, finisher's medal, aid stations at miles 2.5, 4, 6, 8, 10.5 and 13.1, and breakfast back at the Rock. active.com

SAN DIEGO: 2014 Annual Over The Line Tourney Jul 12 - 20, 2014 Price: Free Venue: Fiesta Island, Mission Bay Park. San Diego's original beach softball event played by men and women into their 80's and is one of the last pure Southern California traditions left untouched by commercialism. ombac.org/over-the-line/

SAN DIEGO: Open Cockpit Days Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum and Foundation Jul 12 - 13, 2014 Price: Free If you come out to see us during the summer months, you can sit in the cockpit and feel like a real pilot! Take your little kids - and big kids - to enjoy a free day out in the sun. MCAS Miramar San Diego, CA. flyingleathernecks.org

SAN DIEGO: 2014 CALIFORNIA STATE GAMES July 10-13, 2014 CSG EVENTS Athlete Check-in Town & Country Hotel Grand Exhibit Hall July 10 5:00pm-9:00pm July 11 9:00am-4:00pm Opening Ceremonies Qualcomm Stadium Fri. July 11 6:30pm Torch Runner Application. Archery Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, BMX, Bowling, Field Hockey, Gymnastics, Jr. Lifeguards, Judo, Martial Arts, Powerlifting, Rugby, Skateboarding, Soccer, Softball, Surfing, Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Table Tennis, Track & Field, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling calstategames.org

SAN DIEGO: Yoga Journal LIVE! July 10 -14, 2014. Classes, workshops, and activities lead by some of the most highly regarded luminaries around including keynote Deepak Chopra. Grow and diversify your lifestyle with Ayurveda, Mantra, SUP, and more! Enter Promo Code YN14 to receive $50 off your main weekend pass OR full event pass, yjevents.com

SANTA BARBARA: Semana Nautica: Santa Barbara's Annual Summer Sports Festival July 12, 2014 - July 13, 2014 Santa Barbara's ultimate summer sports festival includes activities such as ocean swimming, fishing, water polo, volleyball, beach biathlon, 15k road race, sailing, gymnastics, softball, semipro baseball, tug-of-war and the perennial favorite, the Krazy Kardboard Kayak Race plus many others! semananautica.com

SURFSIDE: Surfside 70s surfing contest. Held in Surfside, Calif., the event includes classic style surf competitions in longboard category.

MONTEREY: FIM Superbike World Championship July 11-13, 2014. 1021 Monterey-Salinas Hwy. Venue: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Type: Special Events Location: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The sounds of motorcycles will again roar through the central California hillsides as the FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Monterey for its only U.S. appearance. Returning to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the FIM Superbike World Championship features riders, teams and manufacturers mazdaraceway.com

SAN JOSE: Hot San Jose Nights Silicon Valley S.T.E.A.M. Festival July 12, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Reid Hillview Airport, 2500 Cunningham Ave., San Jose, CA. Calling all pilots, aviation fanatics, aircraft owners, aviators, anything involved in any way with aviation.... In fact, also calling all Science Enthusiasts, Car Fanatics, Music Lovers, everybody in the Bay Area, and beyond..... Hot San Jose Nights presents Silicon Valley S.T.E.A.M. Festival!! S.T.E.A.M. a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Aviation & Math extravaganza. svsteamfest.com

TRUCKEE: Truckee Tahoe Air Show and Family Festival Jul 12-13, 2014 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The FREE Air Show highlights Women in Aviation, the U.S. Air Force Parachute Team "Wings". Free flights for kids on July 13, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Truckee Tahoe Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Road off Highway 267, Truckee, CA. truckeetahoeairshow.com

VENTURA: Surf Rodeo is Saturday and Sunday July 12th and 13th 2014. Located at Pierpont Beach Ventura CA along Seaward Avenue & on the sand. HOURS Surf Rodeo ... Music Festival and Beer Gardens open at 11AM on the beach.surfrodeo.org

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