Events

Clearwater For Youth Events & Fundraisers

45th Annual Clearwater For Youth Celebrity Banquet presented by Spectrum, will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida. $1,500 table sponsorship, $200 individual tickets.

2017 J. Warren Hughes Champion For Youth Award Recipient, Roy Halladay, and CFY Chairman, Brian Aungst.

This elegant celebrity sports banquet is supported by our local professional sports teams including the Phillies, Rays, Blue Jays, Bucs and Lightning and loyal CFY benefactors. Having entered its 44th year on February 25th, 2017, the banquet features the Champion For Youth Award, Humanitarian Award and Outstanding Achievement in Sports Award, along with a Live and Silent Auction and College Scholarship presentations to deserving graduating high school seniors. In 2017, the banquet raised a record breaking over $100,000 for grants, youth sports programs, and registration scholarships in addition to $75,000 in college scholarships awarded to outstanding student athletes. Roy Halladay, former pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies and two-time Cy Young Award winner, received the prestigious Champion For Youth Award; Phillies Charities, Inc. was presented the Humanitarian Award and was accepted by David Montgomery, the Chairman of the Board, and Lyn Montgomery, the President of Phillies Charities, Inc.; and Rick Vaughn, former Vice President of Communications for the Tampa Bay Rays and current Executive Director of the Respect 90 Foundation, was presented the Outstanding Achievement in Sports Award.

Police Chief Daniel Slaughter, Mayor of Clearwater George Cretekos, and 2017 “Excellence in Youth Sports Award” recipients.

 

Art Capogna Memorial Golf Classic Scramble presented by Capogna’s Dugout, Sunday, October 8, 2017, Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club, Clearwater.

$500 team/hole sponsor, $400 per foursome, $200 hole sponsorship.

In its 35th year, the Annual Art Capogna Memorial Golf Classic honors the memory of Capogna Dugout Restaurant founder and local youth sports supporter, Mr. Art Capogna. Capogna’s Dugout has touched the lives of countless individuals over the years and the golf event proceeds continue to support the Art Capogna $5,000 College Scholarship (presented annually at the Celebrity Banquet) along with CFY youth sports grants for participant scholarships, equipment, uniforms, travel, and more. The event has raised over $300,000 in its storied history for the youth of our community. Sponsors include: DITEK, Bob & Joanne McIntyre and Chili’s, Mike DeMaio.

On October 8th during our 35th Annual Art Capogna Memorial Golf Classic Scramble,two teams tied for first place with a score of 55 in a match of cards. The Palm Pavilion team featuring Hoyt Hamilton, Drew Hamilton, Andy Nall, and Aaron Zander took first and the Paradise Golf team featuring Larry Mayol, Hank Webb, Gregg Gagliardi, and Casey Kotchman took second.

 

VIP Pre-Race Party and Packet Pick-up presented by Clearwater Gas System, Thursday, November 8th, 2017 5:00 – 9:00 PM, at Marina Cantina

$15 – $20 per ticket includes buffet, drink, and parking. Hosted annually by Frank Chivas (Baystar Restaurant Group).

On November 8th, 2017, runners experienced a one of a kind pre-race packet pick-up at Baystar’s newest restaurant, Marina Cantina on Clearwater Beach. Sponsored by Clearwater Gas System, they enjoyed a private party celebrating The 3 Bridge Race featuring live music on the 3rd floor overlooking the beautiful Clearwater Beach Marina. Their ticket included a buffet meal, one complimentary drink, complimentary valet parking hosted by the Marina Cantina! Soon, you will be able purchase tickets in advance for next year’s party via our race registration page for $15 or for $20 at the door after you’ve picked up your packet. If you have a friend or family member that is not running, but would like to attend the party, you can purchase additional Pre-Race Party tickets for the same price. For ticket information, click here.

 

 

The Phil Doganiero Memorial 3 Bridges Half Marathon, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Walk, Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at Coachman Park, Clearwater, Florida.

Stay tuned! 2018 race registration will open soon. Click here to register on our RunSignUp page. Be sure to register as early as possible, because prices will increase as we get closer to race day! Your registration includes bib chip timing, finisher medal, t-shirt, post-race meal and drinks, and more! For more information, please visit our race website or “like” us on Facebook at The 3 Bridge Race.