The 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron booster club will sponsor the annual A1C Zachary Cuddeback Memorial 5K starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Ramstein South Side Fitness Center. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. Entry fee is $20. The first 250 runners registered will receive a T-shirt. For more information, call 480-7635 or 480-2376.
Basketball tryouts will take place Sunday at the Ramstein Southside Fitness Center Annex. Parents information time for group 1 is from 10 to 10:15 a.m. Tryouts for U-10, U-12 and U-14 girls and boys will be form 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents info time for group 2 will be from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m. Tryouts for U-16 and U-19 girls and boys will be from 2 to 5 p.m. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s soccer players needed
The FV Olympia Ramstein women’s soccer team is looking for players age 16 and older. Practice is held 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 for more information, email email@example.com.
The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Combatives Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. March 25 at the Landstuhl gym. Weigh-in will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. The tournament is open to all U.S. service members and all skill levels. For details, email Thomas.J.Housewright.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Physical health screenings
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 April 2 for youth ages 6 to 18 years old enrolled at the Ramstein Clinic. The physicals will be performed from 8 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. at the Ramstein Clinic, Bldg. 2114, and are valid for one year. If your child has had a recent well visit within the past year they do not require an additional sports physical appointment in order to complete the sports physical forms.
Appointments can be made by calling
479-CARE (2273) or 06371-46-2273. The MDG will provide all necessary paperwork for this examination. Families need to arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment to complete paperwork and the necessary pre-examination testing. If a child wears glasses, bring them to the appointment. Have your children wear comfortable clothing, such as a tee shirt and a pair of shorts.
In addition, the 86th Dental Squadron will be providing a walk-in mouth guard clinic for children, teens and young adults. Impressions will need to be tolerated for custom mouth guards, and boil-and-bite mouth guards will be available for smaller children. This is a benefit for children involved in contact sports.
Running of the Fools
Join U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness for the Running of the Fools 5K-ish Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m. April 2. Not knowing the exact distance is all part of the fun! The run will be more than 5 kilometers, but less than 8 kilometers. In addition, you may get wet. Registration will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. on the day of the event from at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. Cost: $7. The first 150 to register will receive a free T-shirt. Wear your craziest hat for a chance to win a foolish prize. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
The Army Community Service Exceptional Family Member Program invites you to attend a kid-friendly ZUMBA event at 10:30 a.m. April 6 at Vogelweh Community Center. Open to children, ages 1 to 5 years old, and their parents. Parents, come in appropriate workout attire to ZUMBA with your children. No registration required. For more information, contact ACS EFMP at 493-4094 or 0631-3406-4094.
Unit Level Volleyball Championships
Cheer on your favorite team at the Unit Level Volleyball Championships April 18 to 21 at Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105. Games will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. daily, with the Championship game beginning at 6 p.m. April 14. The top six teams from the 2016 season will participate. Awards will be presented to first-, second- and third-place teams, first and second individual, and the MVP. The first- and second-place teams will advance to the Installation Management Command Europe Tournament. Free entry for spectators.
Powerlifting clinic and invitational
Are you interested in becoming a certified powerlifting official? Installation Management Command Europe is hosting a free officials’ clinic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 4 to 6 at the Sembach Religious Support Office, Bldg. 118. This clinic is open to ID cardholders ages 18 and older. A powerlifting invitational will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 at Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105, so the officials can practice what they have learned. If you are interested in joining the clinic or would like to participate in the powerlifting invitational, contact Sarah Galon at 544-9547, 0611-143-544-9547 or email@example.com.