WEST SPRINGFIELD BOYS' CAMP: West Springfield High will conduct three sessions of boys' basketball camps this summer. Session I runs from June 27 to July 2, Session II runs from July 5-9 and Session III runs from July 12-16. For an application, go to, click on activities and then click on camps. Applications also may be picked up in the Director of Student Activities office at the school. For more information, call the basketball office at (703) 913-3874.


OFFICIALS, CLOCK OPERATORS NEEDED: The Northern Virginia Football Officials Association (NVFOA) is seeking new members for its 2004 training class. The NVFOA is the sole supplier of high school football officials for the cities of Alexandria, Winchester and Falls Church, and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Stafford, Fauquier and Warren. Football officials also are supplied for the Interstate Athletic Conference, the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference, and the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference. Training classes begin June 28. To register or for more information, please visit or contact Commissioner Dennis Hall at (703) 532-0000.


SPRINGFIELD YOUTH CLUB: Registration for the Springfield Youth Club's non-contact summer rugby program for boys and girls ages 6-16 is open until May 18. For more information, visit or contact Jeff Rupp at (703) 921-0014 or


U-12 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The NCSL Division 3 ABGC Red Devils, the 2004 Virginia Futsal State Cup U-12 Champions, invite interested players to come to regular scheduled spring practice. This team is a year-round commitment to the players. Practices are held at Mason District Park in Annandale on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. For more information, call assistant coach Peter Guidry at 703-799-2482 or Manager Dave Doeden at (703) 642-2754.

U-11 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Annandale United seeks players born after August 1, 1993, for the 2004-2005 U-11 season. The team is coached by Anthony "Bo" Amato, who currently coaches in the Northern District Olympic Development Program and the Y-League. To arrange an individual tryout session, contact Mark Habeeb at or (703) 534-8917 or Fred Rothe at or (703) 676-2504.

U-10 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Damascus Boca Juniors, who play in the NCSL, are planning to increase their roster for the U-11 Fall 2004 NCSL season. They will hold tryouts throughout the spring for players born between Aug. 1, 1993 and July 31, 1994. For more information, contact Coach John Zurita at (301) 831-8087 or or contact Team Manager Patrick Settlemire at (240) 388-6372 or You can also visit

ARLINGTON TRAVEL SOCCER CLUB: Tryouts for Fall 2004 will begin Saturday for new rising U-9 teams and in early June for rising U-10 to U-11 teams. Advance registration is recommended. Today is the last day you can register on-line at for U-9 teams. You can register on-line for U-10 and U-11 teams until June 1. Registration forms also are available at Arlington's Gunston, Thomas Jefferson and Lubber Run Community Centers. For more information, please contact Stephanie at (703) 475-8337.

CUGINI CAMPS: Cugini Soccer is conducting summer day camps, summer evening training, Friday night goalie clinics and free Saturday morning intro to Italian soccer training in Herndon and Reston in July and August. Scholarships are available. For more information visit, e-mail or call (866) 792-9433.

CUGINI TRYOUTS: The Reston-based Italian soccer school affiliated with Italian premier league club AC Perugia, is holding tryouts at Baron Cameron, Field No. 5, in Reston on weeknights in May and June for the following travel teams that play in the ODSL, NCSL and WAGS: U-9 boys, U-10 boys, U-11 boys, U-14 boys, U-10 girls and U-11 girls. All teams are trained by Cugini President Fabio Diletti. Scholarships are available. For more information, visit, e-mail or call (866) 792-9433.

TEAMHARKES SOCCER SCHOOL: For female soccer players ages 8 and up. Two weeks of camp are available: July 12-16 at the Potomack Lakes Sportsplex in Cascades, Va., and July 19-23 at the MYS field next to Spring Hill Elementary in McLean. Team discounts are available. For more information, e-mail or call (703) 476-9433.


HALL OF FAME BANQUET: The Better Sports Club/Arlington Sports Hall of Fame's 48th Annual Awards Banquet will be held June 2, 2004, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Arlington. At the banquet, awards will be presented to Arlington's youth athletes, graduating senior high school student-athletes and coaches. In addition, George C. Towner, Jr., founder of the Arlington Soccer Association, will be inducted into the Arlington Sports Hall of Fame. The banquet begins at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $25. For information, call Jim Walsh at 703 534-3152.


If you have a sports event, tryout or program you'd like people to know about, send the announcement -- including a contact person, phone number and dates you'd like it to run -- to Jake Schaller at You can also fax announcements to 202-334-7685.