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Soccer on the beach at Fort DeRussy

About 60 teams are expected to compete at the 4th Hawaii Sand Soccer Championshps at Fort DeRussy Beach, Aug. 21-22.

Play is in 15 divisions from under-6 through adults. The winners of the adult divisions earn an invitation to the 2011 Southern California Beach Championships.

The cost is $300 per team with registration due by Aug. 15. For more information, e-mail Jeff Kuester at hawaiisandsoccer.com. — hawaiisandsoccer.com

Flag football for kids

The Hawaii Football School, in conjunction with the NFL’s "Play 60," is sponsoring a flag football league on Oahu.

The coed program for boys and girls, ages 4 to 17, has teams in Pearl City, Makakilo, Kahuku, Kailua and Kahala. The season runs from Aug. 8 through the Oct. 3 bowl games at Aloha Stadium.

For general information on the league, the websites are NFLyouthfootball.com and NFLRush.com. "Play 60" is the NFL’s movement encouraging 60 minutes of daily activity to combat childhood obesity.

The registration deadline is tomorrow. For information, call 354-5449 or e-mail hawaiifootballschool@yahoo.com. — 808.NFLFlag.com

Beach volleyball title up for grabs

The last Hawaii Volleyball Association beach tournament of the season will take place tomorrow with an all-expenses trip to Chicago at stake.

The AVP Next Barefoot Wine Tournament — with men’s and women’s pro and recreational divisions — includes a total prize purse of $2,000. Pro division entrants must be at least 21 and be up-to-date AVP members.

To register, call 955-2264, e-mail WHVA@aol.com or info@hawaiivolleyball.net. — HawaiiVolleyball.net.

Top badminton player to perform

The world’s top-ranked women’s badminton player, Xu Huaiwen, will demonstrate her championship skills at the Honolulu Badminton Club tomorrow at 4 p.m. at 1336 Dillingham Blvd. Xu played for the German national team for eight years and was once ranked the top women player in the world. For more information, call 354-0146. — HonoluluBadminton.com

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» Boca Stage Race I: Olomana Road Race, 6:30 a.m.,

3 miles. bocahawaii.com.


» Junior Age Group Championships: Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center. Hawaiianswimming.org.



» Boca Stage II: Tantalus Time Trial. 2.75 miles, 6:30 a.m. bocahawaii.com

» Boca Stage Race III: Kakaako Criterium, A race, 50 minutes; B race, 40 minutes; women’s race, 30 minutes. 2 p.m. bocahawaii.com.


» 28th Aloha State Traditional Championships: 9 a.m., Sunday, Radford High gym. Kata, kumite and kobudo. Information: 488-6372 or 265-5476.


» Hawaii Polo Club: 2 p.m., Mokuleia Polo Grounds. hawaii-polo.org.

» Honolulu Polo Club: 2:30 p.m., Waimanalo. honolulupoloclub.com


» Junior Age Group Championships: Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center. Hawaiianswimming.org



» Pacific Roller Derby: Prom Queens vs. Nerds fundraiser and scrimmage, 4:30 p.m., Aug. 7. Hideaway Bar, Barbers Point. RSVP required. Information: PacificRollerDerby.com

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