OFFICIALS NEEDED: The Washington District Football Officials Association is seeking game officials for the 2005 season. No experience is required. The WDFOA officiates high school games in Calvert, Charles, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's and St. Mary's counties plus Washington, D.C.

Rules study and on-field training sessions begin July 11 at High Point H.S. in Beltsville and July 14 at Gwynn Park H.S. in Brandywine (attend either location).

For more information, visit or call Jack Kravitz, 301-607-6511, Robert Straughter, 202-606-8237; or Chris Kates, 410-825-0414.


8K RACE: The Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest 8k will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2005 in Rockville Town Center. The Twilight Run Festival begins at 7 p.m. featuring live musical entertainment, dancing and food. The 8k race and wheelchair race will begin at twilight.

The 8k USATF certified course travels through Rockville neighborhoods and around the Montgomery College campus.

Registration is available online at: or your mail-in application must be post-marked by July 8, 2005. Packet pick-up and late registration will be held Saturday, July 16, at the following locations and times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at RnJ Sports, 11910-R Parklawn Drive, Rockville; or 6-8 p.m. at 110 North Washington Street in Rockville Town Center. Please note that packet pick-up is only on race day.

Those interested in volunteering will be trained and receive a t-shirt and refreshments. To sign up, call (301) 570-8628 or sign up on the web site: under the heading volunteers.