Sports Shorts – May 20, 2016

Bowling center’s anniversary

The Ramstein Bowling Center celebrates its 40th anniversary with 40 cent specials. Every Monday in May, shoes; games; hot dogs, limit two; and cookies are available for 40 cents.

Mount Everest Climb Challenge

Challenge yourself by climbing Mount Everest’s 29,035 feet as many times as you can. In the Mount Everest Climb Challenge, each participant will climb the Jacob’s Ladder to accumulate as many feet as possible during the month of May. Check in at the front desk at Northside, Southside or Vogelweh fitness centers to start logging your climbs. Prizes will be awarded to the male and female with the highest number of feet climbed at the end of the challenge. Free to participate.

Memorial ruck march

The Ramstein Chief’s Group will host the first ever Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Paul Airey Memorial Ruck March/Run May 27 at Southside Fitness Center on Ramstein. The event is an opportunity to honor the first chief master sergeant of the Air Force and also test ones endurance. Teams of four and individuals can sign up for the 25 lbs 10K ruck march or the 10K or 5K running and walking events. The event costs $20 per individual or $60 per team if registered by Monday. All registered participants will receive a T-Shirt. Proceeds will be donated to the Air Force Enlisted Village.

Spring Golf Tournament

U.S. Army Warrant Officer Association Rheinland-Pfalz Silver Chapter is holding their 6th annual Spring Golf Tournament June 3 at Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. Check-in will be held from 6:30 to 7:45 a.m., and a shotgun start will be at 8 a.m. The entrance fee for members is $55 and $65 for nonmembers. Fee includes green fees, cart, admissions to the driving range and a meal.

WWGA golf tournament

The Woodlawn Women’s Golf Association will sponsor the 2016 Rally for the Cure golf tournament June 4 at the Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m., registration begins at noon. Fee for Woodlawn members is €60 or $60, and for nonmembers it is €75 or $75. Registration includes green fee, cart and lunch. For more information and entry forms, visit

Run 4 Robin 5K Run

Put your sneakers on and help spread the awareness of metastatic breast cancer by joining runners and walkers for the “Run 4 Robin 5K Run” June 4. This fun-filled day will be full of balloons, music and information on metastatic breast cancer. Monetary donations and contributions are welcome. All proceeds will go directly to Robin and her battle against metastatic breast cancer. Registration for the run will be held at 7 a.m. June 4 on Pulaski Barracks at the track near the soccer field. The actual run will start at 8 a.m. Awards will be given to the first-place adult male, adult female and youth ages 7 to 9 and 10 to 12. For any information, email

Youth Sports Volunteer Fair

Are you passionate about supporting kids and enhancing their lives? Landstuhl and Sembach Youth Sports are looking for volunteer coaches to coach during the upcoming fall sports season. All adults are welcome to become a certified coach after passing a background check. Coaches are needed in several sports, including: tackle football, flag football, soccer, cheerleading and volleyball. If you are interested, visit the Youth Sports Volunteer Fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 10 at Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898. Coach packets and records checks will be initiated on the spot. Open to military ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. For more information, visit

Officials’ soccer clinic, practicum

Are you interested in becoming a certified soccer official? Installation Management Command Europe offers a free officials’ clinic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 14 to 17 at the Sembach Religious Support Office, Bldg. 118. Open to all ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. A practicum tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 at Landstuhl Cage Field. The free tournament is open to the first six teams to sign up. To register, contact Sarah Galon at 544-9547, 0611-143-544-9547 or

Summer soccer camps

Get your child into soccer this summer with SKIESUnlimited summer soccer camps. One-week camps run from June 20 to Aug. 16 on Pulaski Barracks and Landstuhl Post. Specific times and locations vary. Camps are divided by age and skill level. All camps are taught by professional soccer coaches and players. Open to ID cardholders from all branches of service. To register, contact Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943; or Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.

Bodybuilding, Figure Invitational

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz will host a Bodybuilding and Figure Invitational June 25 at the Kaiserslautern High School auditorium. Open to all ID cardholders, including active-duty military members, family members and Department of Defense civilians ages 18 and older. Entry fee: $45. Registration will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A mandatory competitors’ meeting will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The event will begin at noon. Trophies will be presented for first and second place in each weight-height division as well as an overall award for men and women. Cost for spectators: $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under. Preregistration will be open June 15 to 22. For more information, contact Tom Dennis at 493-2088, 0631-3406-2088 or

Karate Tech classes

Check out SKIESUnlimited Karate Tech and Karate Tech Plus classes. Karate Tech is the modern fusion of six traditional martial arts all in one. It provides a complete system of personal defense for youth ages 5 to 18 years old. Participants will learn confidence, body balance, perseverance, patience, self-mastery sparring and forms. Beginner, Beginner/Intermediate, and Karate Tech Plus levels are offered at various times for various prices. Open to all branches of service. For more information, visit Webtrac or contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Parent exercise room

The Landstuhl and Sembach fitness centers each bring you an exercise room for parents that features the latest in cardio equipment and offers a play area for your little ones to safely play or watch movies while you work out. The exercise rooms are both open from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends and holidays. For more information, contact the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720, at 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172; or the Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105, at 496-7530 or 06302-67-7530.

Youth cheer, tumbling classes

SKIESUnlimited offers cheer and tumbling classes for youth, ages 6 to 18 years old. Classes help to improve strength, flexibility, jumps and tumbling. Classes are offered on a monthly basis at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. Open to all branches of service. For class offerings, times and prices, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks., Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/412; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.

Chakra Yoga

Practice the Chakra Yoga flow at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Massage & Yoga Studio on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2899. This new yoga sequence is catered around the seven chakras. A special introductory class is held on the first Wednesday of every month. For more information, contact 493-4156, 0631-3406-4156 or visit