Registration is open for track & field, soccer and swimming competitions that are part of the inaugural 2013 Bexar County Games presented by Ancira. Bexar County and San Antonio Sports, the area’s nonprofit sports commission, are co-hosting the 2013 Bexar County Games, a community-wide youth sports competition that will take place in new Bexar County venues that were built with the extension of the visitor tax. Registration fees start at just $5 per athlete and $30 per team.
The track & field competition will be held on Saturday, June 15 at Wheatley Heights Sports Complex, 1023 Upland. The registration fee is $5 per participant and the entry deadline is June 7, 2013. Depending on his or her age, boys and girls ages 8-18 can enter up to four events and qualify for the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) State Games of Texas .
The soccer competition will be held June 22-23 at Culebra Creek Soccer Complex, 7440 FM 1560. Registration fees start at $30-$50 per team, depending on age group and level of play, or just $5 per participant with a full team. Entry deadline is June 14.
The Bexar County Games are designed to offer affordable access to sport competitions while showcasing the new amateur sports facilities funded by $80 million approved by voters in the Bexar County 2008 venue tax extension. The games will provide an affordable way for local youth to participate in athletic competitions and to qualify for the when eligible. TAAF annually hosts winter and summer games that draw thousands of amateur and recreational competitors from all over the state.
The complete 2013 Bexar County Games schedule is:
Track & Field (Precinct 4)
Venue: Wheatley Heights Sports Complex, 1023 Upland, 78220
Date: June 15
Soccer (Precinct 2)
Venue: Culebra Creek Soccer Complex, 7440 FM 1560, 78254
Date: June 22 – 23
Swimming (Precinct 3)
Venue: Northside Swim Center, 8400 N. Loop 1604 W., 78249
Date: July 20, 2013
Basketball (Precinct 1)
Venue: Mission Concepción Sports Complex, 714 E. Theo Ave., 78210
Date: Nov. 9-10
For more information about the Bexar County Games, please visit SanAntonioSports.org or call (210) 820-2100.