Tennis Complex


Celebration Begins
Family Games
Field 2
Fire Truck and Air Evac Helicopter on Display
Behind Field 2
Field 5
Family Games
Field 2
5-5:30pm Force One Karate Exhibition Field 5
Live Music featuring Chyann Hoyle
Field 1
5:30pm Frog Jump Contest (BYOF) Field 3
Greased Pole Competition Field 5
6-6:30pm ATA Karate Exhibition Field 5
Live Music featuring Gazzie Fulcher
Field 1
6:30pm Athletic Games Field 4
Statesboro Karate Exhibition
Field 5
Live Music Featuring the North Tower Band
Field 1
National Anthem



Celebration Ends

Frog Jump Contest

Frog Jump Contest
Field 3, 5:30 pm

Bring your own frog!
Age groups are 10 and under and 11 and over.
Each child will be given 15 seconds to see how far their frog can jump!
Awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd) will be given for the farthest jump in each of the age groups and each division.
Frogs are divided in 3 divisions: bull frog, toad frog, and tree frog
Awards are also given to the most unique frog, smallest frog, and largest frog!
Make sure and bring your family and friends over to help cheer on your frog!!

Family Games

Family Games

Held on Field 2 at 4 - 4:30 pm and 5 - 5:30 pm

We will offer several games for the family including sack races, cornhole, dizzy bat, tug of war, parachute games and hula hoop contests! Bring the whole family and enjoy!
Amusement Games

Amusement Games & Inflatables

Games will be open from 4-8pm ONLY.
Inflatable games are available free of charge! There will be wet and dry ones so compared to get wet! It is July in South Georgia so the kids will want to cool off! Please remember no shoes are allowed on the games.
Tattoo Art, Hair Painting and Games-- Available free of charge to anyone interested!
Air Evac and Firetruck-- Available for kids to look and explore from 4-8pm

Greased Pole

Greased Pole Climb

Short pole for participants 10 years of age and younger.
Tall pole for participants 14 years old and younger.
Each participant gets (1) 2 minute try to climb the greased pole
Participants are not allowed to have help from others. It must be an individual effort.
After 2 minutes, participants are allowed to have another try, but they must get back in line.
The ONE person who gets to the top of the taller pole first will win $20 and the second gets a free t-shirt

  1. The ONE person who gets to the top of the smaller pole first will win $20.
    1. The second gets a free t-shirt
  2. After prize money is won, participants can continue to climb the greased pole.

The greased pole opens at 5:30 and closes down at 7:30


Mill Creek Regional Park Traffic Exiting Plan

Please note the following flow of traffic on Highway 24 for Saturday, July 4th:

Starting at 8:45PM, no traffic will be allowed down Highway 24 from the 301Bypass to the recycling center just past the main entrance to Mill Creek Regional Park.  From 9:30PM until 10:30PM, traffic will exit out of the main entrance of the park using both lanes.  The right lane will be directed right or left onto Highway 24; the left lane will be directed left onto Highway 24.  Traffic exiting from residences and businesses across Highway 24 from Mill Creek Regional Park will only be allowed to turn right (west) onto Highway 24.  Both lanes of Highway 24 will go straight to the by-pass.  The right lane of Highway 24 will be allowed to travel right onto the by-pass or straight on Highway 24/East Main.  The left lane of Highway 24 will be directed left onto the by-pass.
Traffic exiting out of the back exit at Mill Creek will turn right onto Brannen Road and then left onto Beasley Road to Highway 80. The back entrance to Mill Creek Park will be used for EXITING ONLY.

Once all cars have exited from Mill Creek Regional Park traffic from Mill Creek Elementary will be directed right onto Beasley Road to Highway 80.  Traffic exiting from Bible Baptist, Trinity Church, and Barnes Lumber will be directed right onto Highway 24 to the by-pass for access to Highways 80 and 301. 

Exiting preference will be given to people parked in designated areas within Mill Creek Regional Park.

This plan has been created for your safety with the expertise of local law enforcement and Georgia highway patrol. Be safe.



Starting at 6:30PM, the Back Exit will be used for EXIT ONLY.  Traffic will be stopped at the intersection of Brannen and Beasley and only residents will be allowed to turn down Brannen Road.

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.s)

You may bring a tent and set up for your family/group but all tents must be down by 7:30pm when the main band begins! You may not set up tents on Field 2 or 5.

You may bring coolers but please no glass or alcoholic beverages.

Mill Creek Park is a tobacco-free park. Absolutely NO SMOKING or ALCOHOL in the park.

No pets are allowed in the complexes (around the buildings) or on the fields.

No fireworks of any kind are allowed inside the park by guests.

Grills are not allowed in the complex area. However, there are some provided in the area around the large playground.

Bring your chairs and blankets and find a spot for your family

No selling items unless approved and no handing out information except at booths.

Lost children will be taken to the information tent in the 5 Field Complex hub near concessions.

 Traffic on Hwy 24 will be stopped at 845pm.
 If you are interested in having a vendor booth please contact Kimberly Sharpe at 912-489-9087 or Deadline for booths is June 15th.

The lights will be turned off at approximately 9:10pm and will remain off for 20-25 minutes.

Frog Jumping Contest Winners
10 & Under    
  Name Type of Frog Distance
1st Place Kate Mock Tree Frog 31.8"
2nd Place Paige Nelson Tree Frog


3rd Place Brayden Coleman Tree Frog 17.11"
1st Place Kate Mock Bull Frog 87.6"
2nd Place Ada Mock Bull Frog 82.11"
3rd Place Dakota Wiktsrauski Bull Frog 79.4"
1st Place Joshie Sommer Toad 25.8"
2nd Place Thomas Pryor Toad 22.7"
3rd Place Tanner Reich Toad 21.5"
11 & Above      
1st Place Cassidy Baumann Tree Frog 28.3"
2nd Place Colton Rollins Tree Frog 14"
1st Place Cassidy Baumann Bull Frog 73"
2nd Place Hill Gracen Bull Frog 70.8"
3rd Place Nathan Brown Bull Frog 55.8"
1st Place Riley Emrich Toad 16.9"
2nd Place Makayla Jones Toad 16.8"
3rd Place Cassidy Baumann Toad 13"
Smallest Frog Ada Mock (10U)   Cassidy Baumann (11 & Over)
Biggest Frog Kate Mock (10U)   Riley Emrich (11 & over)
Most Unique Frog Cassidy Baumann   Kate Mock




For more info call 764-5637 or email Kimberly Sharpe
SBCPRD: Mike Rollins, Director
PO Box 408 Statesboro, Georgia 30459
PH: (912)764-5637   FX: (912)764-2425