Registration open for 11th annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta

420 sailors compete in the 2014 Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta. Photo provided.

The 11th annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta will be sailed Aug. 8 out of Hobcaw Yacht Club. The event is open to all youth sailors, beginners or experienced. Boat classes are Optimist (green, white, blue and red) Sunfish, 420 and Laser. A limited number of Optimist and 420 boats will be available on a first-come basis and must be reserved by calling Tina Carter at (843) 849-2061.

Participants can pre-register at any Mount Pleasant Recreation Department office or can download a registration form at

On-site registration will take place at 10 a.m. Aug. 8 at Hobcaw Yacht Club. The entry fee before Aug. 8 is $20 for one-person boats and $25 for two-person boats. The entry fee is $25/$30 the day of the event. The skippers’ meeting is schedule for 11 a.m., followed by lunch and first warning at 12:30 p.m.

The Rawlings Charleston Elite Travel Baseball Team will hold tryouts for the 16U, 17U and 18U teams at 10 a.m. on Aug. 8 and 15 at College Park field in Charleston. Pre-registration online is $25 and after July 31 is $35. Visit or contact Coach Brad Windham at (843) 696-7685.

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will hold its annual Oktoberfest 5K Run-Walk Sept. 26 at beginning at Laurel Hill County Park in Mount Pleasant. Proceeds will be used for the ECBR Toys for Tots Bike Drive. Visit for information.