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Register now for adult basketball

The Pagosa Springs Recreation Department is now accepting team registrations for the 2011 adult men’s and women’s basketball leagues.

Staff will accept registrations for men’s recreation league, men’s competitive league and women’s recreation league. However, if there are not at least four teams registered for the women’s league by the deadline, the women’s league will be canceled.

Registration forms are available at the department office in Town Hall; deadline for registering teams in this year’s leagues is Feb. 14. Team registration fees are $250 per team, plus a $30 fee per player.

The leagues are tentatively scheduled to begin in late February. Call the recreation office at 264-4151 Ext. 231 for more information.

Soccer tournament

Soccer enthusiasts ages 9 and up have until Friday, Jan. 28 to register a team for this year’s “Box and Ball” indoor soccer tournament. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the school district’s “Destination ImagiNation” teams; the tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 12 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. in the middle school gymnasiums.

The entry fee is $100 per team; four coed teams in each of the following age brackets will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis: ages 9-11, 12-14, 15-18 and adult. Tournament rules mandate that at least one female player from each team must be on the court at all time. First- and second-place trophies will be awarded. Concessions will be available from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., and a silent auction will be held from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

On a related note, pick-up style indoor soccer will be offered at the Ross Aragon Community Center from 10 a.m.-noon on the following dates: Feb. 5, Feb. 26 and March 26.

For more information, contact Cheryl at (970) 903-9147.

Sports hotline

General information concerning the Pagosa Springs Recreation Department can be obtained by calling the Pagosa Springs Sports Hotline at 264-4151 Ext. 301 or logging on to and going to the parks and recreation link.

All schedules and upcoming events are updated on a regular basis. For any questions, concerns or additional information about any of the Pagosa Springs Recreation Department adult or youth sports programs, call 264-4151 Ext. 231 or 232.