Sports Shorts – Events and Notices – May 22, 2015

Unit Level Softball sign-ups

It is time for Unit Level Softball season. All units wishing to participate must register no later than Wednesday. To register or for details, call Quinton Floyd at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087, or email Open to all ID cardholders within the KMC.

Women’s soccer team needs players

The FV Olympia Ramstein women’s soccer team is looking for players age 16 and older. Practice time is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the FV Olympia Ramstein soccer field at Am Hocht (across from the Esso station) in Ramstein village. Come by and join the team for practice or email for more information.

Doggie Dash 5K Run/Walk

The 3rd Annual Doggie Dash 5k run/walk takes place on June 27. This event features: a Military Working Dog demonstration; a 5k fun run/walk for pets and their owners; prizes for the best dog costume; best dog trick; best owner and pet look-a-like contest; dog obedience and agility demonstration; and a vaccine clinic for preregistered dogs. Open to ID cardholders of all ages. Cost: $5 (additional fees for vaccines). Registration for the run will be done on-site from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at the Special Events Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. The run begins at 9:30 a.m. If you would like to register your dog in advance for the vaccine clinic, contact the Kaiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2928, at 493-4444 or 0631-3406-4444. For details, visit

Youth sports coaches needed

Are you interested in coaching? Youth Sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, call 486-8375 or 06371-86-8375.

Health screenings for students

Annual health screening physicals are required for students who wish to participate in sports. The 86th Medical Group will conduct sports physicals by appointment only May 30 for ages 6 to 18 who are enrolled at the Ramstein Clinic. The physicals will be performed 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Ramstein Clinic, Bldg. 2114 and are valid for one year. Appointments can be made by calling 479-2273 or 06371-46-2273. The MDG will provide all of the necessary paperwork for this examination. Families need to arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment in order to complete paperwork and the necessary pre-examination testing. If a child wears glasses, bring them to the appointment and have children wear comfortable clothing, such as a T-shirt and a pair of shorts. In addition, the 86th Dental Squadron will provide a walk-in mouth guard clinic for teens, young adults and children. Impressions will need to be adjusted for custom mouth guards and boil and bite mouth guards will also be available for smaller children. This is a benefit for children who are involved in contact sports. For more information on health screening physicals, call Capt. Brian Rottweiler or Senior Airman Matthew Smith at 479-1459.

Recreational Soccer Sundays

Meet new people, get in shape and play soccer every Sunday, 10:30 a.m to 2 p.m. at Miesau Army Depot soccer field or Pulaski Barracks soccer field. Open to U.S. ID Cardholders, Department of Defense Civilians and retirees ages 16 and older. Contact Robert Michels for more information at 486-8939 or 06371-86-8939 or email