September sports shorts

Local events to see or take part in this month

• Big Brothers, Big Sisters Quesnel hosts its 11th annual Golf for Kids’ Sake at Richbar Golf &Gardens Sept. 10 from 1 p.m. Call 250-992-7257 or email bbbsques@goldcity.net to register.

• The Quesnel &District Riding Club hosts its Fundraiser Ranch Challenge with Obstacles on Sept. 10 from 1 p.m. at Bouchie Lake Riding Arena.

• Quesnel Kangaroos open tryouts continue next week, on Tuesday Sept. 12 from 9:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. and Thursday Sept. 14 from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Quesnel Arena.

• Meet the cyclists taking part in the Cops for Cancer Tour de North challenge from 4-6 p.m. at Canadian Tire and indulge in a hot dog, with proceeds going to the charity.

• Special Olympics Quesnel registration for fall programs takes place 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 at Carson School.

• Quesnel &District Riding Club’s Fun Games and Afternoon potluck takes place Sept. 16 at 12 p.m. Contact 250-249-9667 for details.

• Quesnel’s West Fraser Centre opens its doors Sept. 16-17. Free festivities on Sept. 17 will include a tailgate party, public skate and arena tours from 2-5 p.m. The West Fraser Centre team will play Vancouver Canucks Alumni at 6 p.m. Tickets for the event are sold out.

• The Quesnel Golf Club hosts is Club Championship Sept 16-17 and its Ladies’ Club Windup on Sept. 19. Contact the club at 250-249-5550 for details.

• The Quesnel Horseshoe Club is hosting an unsanctioned Doubles Tournament Sept. 17 – all are welcome. Call club president Phil Erickson for details: 250-991-8035.

• The Pee Wee Ice Breaker Hockey Tournament takes place Sept. 23-24. Contact 250-992-7125 for details.

• Quesnel Motocross Association’s BC Championship Cup and North MCQMX Series Final will take place Sept. 24 at the Quesnel Race Track on Oval Rd. See the Quesnel Motocross Association Facebook page for details.

• Quesnel &District Riding Club’s Poker Scavenger Ride is on Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. Contact 250-249-9667 for more.

• The Quesnel Kangaroo’s first home game is Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. versus the Terrace River Kings at Quesnel’s West Fraser Centre.

If you have a sports event and you would like folks to know about it, call Melanie Law at the Quesnel Cariboo Observer at 250-992-2121, or email sports@quesnelobserver.com.

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