Selected Community Events
Army Strong Triathlon at Fort Rucker
West Beach, Lake Tholocco, Fort Rucker, AL
Show us what you’re made of at Fort Rucker's annual Army Strong Triathlon on Saturday, June 13 from 7 am–12 pm at West Beach, Lake Tholocco. Participants will swim ¼ mile, bike 10.6 miles, and run 3.1 miles. Cash awards will be given to top overall finishers and the top relay team. Pre-registration cost for individuals is $40 up to June 7, or $50 after and up to race day. Relay teams (max 3 persons) is $70 by June 7, or $80 after and up to race day. All pre-registered participants will receive t-shirts. If registering after June 7, t-shirts will be available while supplies last. Open to the public. For registration and more information contact Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center at (334) 255-2296.
Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, (334) 255-2296
Middle School and High School Students Compete for BEST Robotics
Ozark Civic Center
(DOTHAN, AL.)- The 2014 BEST Robotics Competition is in full swing! Middle and high school students within Southeast Alabama will have six weeks to create a robot, engineering notebook and marketing plan. The robot competition will be on Nov. 8, 2014 at the Ozark Civic Center and marketing presentations will be given on Nov. 7 at Wallace Community College. Kick-off for BEST Robotics is September 27 at 10 a.m. at Carroll High School in Ozark. BEST is a non-profit, volunteer- based organization with a mission to inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology. Sponsors, mentors and volunteers are needed. For more information, visit WiregrassBestInc.org or Facebook.com/WiregrassBEST.