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- 2015 Championship Sports Series
- Cheer & Dance
- Flag Football
- Track & Field
The Youth Sports Championship Series partnered with the Boys & Girls Club in Miami-Dade to present the 2015 Dade Youth Basketball League Championships, The Northwest Boys and Girls Club has coordinated the basketball league for over 30 years and has grown into a league of 55 teams run by optimist clubs, youth activity associations, and police athletic leagues.
Over 600 children under 15 years old participated after school in practices and games across the county. First and second place teams were awarded the Mayor’s Cup in four age divisions.
Dade Youth Basketball League Championship was held on April 8 & 9, 2015 at Northwest Boys & Girls Club.
The Youth Sports Championship Series presented the 8th Annual Lazaro Lastra Tamiami Park Basketball Tournament July 22-24. This event is open to all campers aged 14 and under in the Miami-Dade County Parks Summer Program.Back to Top
Cheer & Dance
The Youth Sports Championship Series will present the Tamiami Park’s Annual Summer Dance Competition. This event is open to all campers aged 14 and under in the Miami-Dade County Parks Summer Program.
Tamiami Park Annual Dance Competition will be on July 17, 2015 at Tamiami Park.
In October of 2015 the Great Miami Pop Warner (GMSFPW) League will host their annual Cheer and Dance competition. The GMSFPW League currently has 25 member programs run by optimist clubs, youth activity associations, and parks with Miami-Dade County. The competition will consist of all 25 programs and their cheerleader squads’ ages 5-15 performing cheer and dance routines before judges for ranking and awards.
The Annual Cheer and Dance Competition will be on October 2015 – Location TBD.
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In November 2015 the GMSFPW League will host their annual Sean Taylor Classic. The GMSFPW League currently has 25 member programs run by optimist clubs, youth activity associations, and parks with Miami-Dade County.
The Sean Taylor Football Classic serves as the “Super Bowl” for the league of football teams ranging in ages of 6-15. Over 4 days the top teams in two divisions and seven weight classes will compete for the 14 championship trophies.Back to Top
Miami-Dade County will host a family event that showcases the power of football to unite the community and improve lives. The second annual Miami Football Festival will take place on Saturday July 25, 2015 at Tropical Park. The FREE event will feature: the Mayor’s Cup Flag Football Tournament, football clinics, kid’s area, food trucks, displays and giveaways.
Mayor’s Cup Flag Football Tournament was held at the Miami Football Festival on July 25, 2015 at Tropical Park
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The Youth Golf Championship Series for boys and girls ages 6 – 17 took place during the summer of 2015. Five qualifying golf tournaments, held at each of the five Miami-Dade County golf courses between June 14 - July 19, was lead up to the Mayor’s Cup Youth Golf Championship at Crandon Park on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Top golfers from each of the five qualifying events will be invited to compete at the Mayor’s Cup.
Mayor's Cup Youth Golf Championship was held on August 9, 2015 at Crandon Park
There will also be a golf challenge event for the innovative Starting New At Golf (S.N.A.G.) format for golfers under 12 years old. The SNAG Youth Golf Challenge utilizes the innovative Starting New At Golf (SNAG) format for golfers under 12 years old. The SNAG golf system contains age appropriate equipment and programming to effectively teach golf skills to kids and encourage participation in the lifetime sport.
This event is open to all campers aged 14 and under in the Miami-Dade County Parks Summer Program.
Mayor’s SNAG Youth Golf Challenge was held on July 28-31, 2015 at Tropical Park.Back to Top
During November 2015, the Miami Soccer Festival will play host a soccer tournament for recreational soccer teams ranging from throughout Miami-Dade county optimist clubs, youth activity associations, and local parks.
Miami Soccer Festival will be on November 7 & 8, 2015 at Kendall Soccer Park.Back to Top
Mayor’s Cup Swimming Championship was held on August 15, 2015 at Tamiami Park.
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The 2014 Miami Junior Tennis Cup will be a series of events open to girls and boys in Miami-Dade County. To accommodate all skill levels and ages, the competition will be broken into unique events.
The 2015 Miami Junior Tennis Cup at the Miami Open showcased youth tennis at one of the world’s most high profile professional tennis tournaments. Junior players, ages 7-11, competed in two 16-player divisions for the Mayor’s Cup.
The Miami Junior Tennis Cup at the Miami Open was held on April 3 & 4, 2015 at Crandon Park Tennis Center.
The Miami Junior Tennis Cup at Crandon Park will play host to a traditional USTA-Florida sanctioned tennis tournament for youth aged 14 and under. Players will compete for the Mayor’s Cup in September 2015 at Crandon Park Tennis Center.
The Miami Junior Tennis Cup at Crandon Park will be on September 2015.
- Learn more about USTA-Florida.
Track & Field
During the spring of 2015 the Youth Sports Championship Series will partner with USATF to host a track and field meet open to girls and boys under 18. The event, sanctioned by US Track and Field, will crown a County Champion in several events and age groups.
USATF Future Stars Meet was on June 6, 2015 at Dade Christian School.
In conjunction with the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc., Miami-Dade Parks will host a cross country meet in 2015 to recognize and crown the best individual players and teams in middle and high school.
Youth Fair Cross Country Meet was on September 2015 at Larry & Penny Thompson Park.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:54:42 PM
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2015 Calendar of Events
- Miami-Dade Youth Fair High School Cross Country Invitational
Sept. 3 at Larry & Penny Thompson Park
- Miami-Dade Fair Middle School Cross Country Invitational
Sept. 17 at Larry & Penny Thompson Park
- Miami Junior Tennis Cup
Sept. 19 - 21 at Crandon Park Tennis Center
- Miami Soccer Festival
Nov. 7 & 8 at Kendall Soccer Park
- Greater Miami - South Florida Pop Warner – Football Championships
Nov. at Tropical Park Football Stadium
- More events...
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