WASHINGTON-LEE CAMP: Washington-Lee High School will host its Football Skills and Fundamentals Camp Aug. 9-13 from 1-3 p.m. each day. The camp is open to all students entering grades 4-12 in the fall. Attendees will be broken into age-groups for instruction. The cost of the camp is $100, with discounts for siblings. For more information, contact Coach R.J. Windows at (804) 514-7333 or


POTOMAC INLINE CAMPS: Potomac Inline Hockey in Chantilly is offering two week-long roller hockey camps for children this summer. The camp for ages 6-10 will run July 26-30. The camp for ages 11-15 will run July 12-16. Cost is $140 per person per session. Camp days are 7-11 a.m. Please contact Tiffany Loney for more information at or visit and search for PIHI.


U-15 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Alexandria Explosion, a rising WAGS U-15 Division 4 team, invites prospective new players (with birthdays after Aug. 1, 1989) to try out on various dates. For more information, contact Rick Regensburg at (703) 329-1288 or

U-15 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Arlington United is holding tryouts throughout the summer. The team has a new coach, Ann Germain, who was a member of the USA national team. For more information, contact Dave McRae at (703) 321-9232 or

U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The FPYC Hotshots, a travel team, are looking for additional players at all positions. On-going tryouts will be held on Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. at Lanier Middle School in Fairfax. Please contact coach John DeOrnellas for more information at or (703) 352-5601.

U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The LRSC Lightning (U-15 in Fall 2004), which started Spring League play 7-1 with 27 goals, seeks players for the fall and spring, FIFA's sanctioned Futsal game in the winter and both Sand Soccer and Futsal in the summer. Interested players are invited to practice with the team. For more information, contact Jack Wall at (703) 969-0172 or

U-14 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The ODSL Division 1 McLean Mambas invite interested players to come to regular practices to try out. The team is a year-round commitment. Practices are held in McLean on Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information, call Coach Joel Kanter at (703) 626-4073.

U-13 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Fall 2004 ABGC Red Devils are interested in adding some players and invite interested players to come to regularly scheduled practices. The Red Devils practice at Mason District Park in Annandale on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. For more information contact assistant coch Peter Guidry at (703) 799-2482 or Dave Doeden, the team manager, at (703) 642-2754.

U-13 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The BRYC Blue Jays, a travel team, are holding onlgoing tryouts. The Blue Jays will be U-14 in the fall. The team is coached by a former European professional player. For more information, call (703) 395-9561 and ask for Tab Bradshaw.

U-12 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Vista Sting-Speed, an NCSL Division 2 team, is looking for a few players. The Sting-Speed won the Jefferson Cup, MATT Battlefield Classic and the Prince William Soccer Labor Day Invitational in the last year. For more informaiton, contact Frank Leonard at (571) 437-6201.

U-12 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Braddock Road Youth Club Azul, a WAGS Division 1 team, is looking for field players and a full-time keeper. The team is coached by Karen Parker, who has more than 10 years experience coaching top level teams in Northern Virginia. Azul trains year round. Tryouts are held throughout the year. Contact Coach Karen at (703) 587-9138 or e-mail for more information. You may also visit

U-12 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The SYC United is looking for one player to join its team for fall NCSL play. The team is professionally coached and trained year-round. For more information, contact Team Manager Linda Thompson at or (703) 971-1371.

U-11 BOYS' TRYOUTS: The Gunston Gunners, an all-volunteer team in the NCSL, are holding open tryouts throughout the summer for the 2004-2005 season (players born after Aug. 1, 1993). The team practices in the Mount Vernon area and is coached by Jose Galdos and Patrick DaCosta. Please visit for more information. To schedule a tryout, contact Coach Jose at (703) 660-2326 or or Coach Patrick at (703) 360-7997 or

U-11 GIRLS' TRYOUTS: The Alexandria Strikers, a rising U-11 WAGS team (girls born between Aug. 1, 1993 and July 31, 1994), are looking to add one or two players to their roster. For more information, send inquiries to

NVSL TRYOUTS: An over-30 men's team is looking for college-level players for the 2004 season. Call (703) 204-2475 or e-mail for more information. Tryouts begin Monday.


18-&-UNDER TRYOUTS: The Firebirds, an 18-and-under fastpitch softball team, will be holding tryouts for next season's team. The Firebirds' fall schedule is packed with college showcase tournaments. Tryouts will be held at Wakefield Forest Elementary School in Fairfax on August 7 and 21, from noon-1:30 p.m. Experienced players are encouraged to attend, and the Firebirds are looking especially for a "showcase" pitcher. For more information or to arrange a confidential tryout, contact Doug DeVault at or (703) 239-9344 .

BRYC STINGRAYS: The 10-and-under BRYC Stingrays are holding tryouts Aug. 3 and 4 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Canterbury Woods Elementary School's field No. 3. The 18-and-under Stingrays are holding tryouts Aug. 14 and 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Rutherford Park field No. 2. For more information, visit or contact Jim Pendergast at (703) 569-1466 or


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