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SPORTS SHORTS

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Soccer referees needed. Fort Knox Youth Sports and the Fort Knox Officials Association are in need of soccer referees for its upcoming season. To become a certified referee, individuals must be at least 12 years old. To register, go to www.kyreferee.game and check for sites. The cost is $65. Call Lonnie Roland at (270) 300-8926 after signing up.

Referees and scorekeepers needed. The Fort Knox Official Association is in need of basketball and football umpires and referees for the upcoming year. Scorekeepers are also needed for each sport. Those interested should stop by the Youth Sports Complex and pick up a contractors packet. For more information, call Lonnie Roland at (270) 300-8926.

NFL Procamp. Youth Sports is hosting a free NFL Procamp on the WTU turf field at 505 9th Regiment Ave. July 11 and 12. The camp will be hosted by Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano and is open to boys and girls in grades 1-8. Day 1 will run 1-4 p.m. Day 2 will run 9 a.m. – noon. Sign-in starts one hour prior to camp each day. Those interested should contact the Youth Sports office at (502) 624-4747 to request a registration form. Participants must be registered to attend the camp. The first 150 completed forms submitted will receive a confirmation email for the camp. Pizza will be served to kids and parents after camp on both days. All players must be family members of Fort Knox active duty, retired military or civilian employees to include contractors.

Tackle football registration. Fort Knox Youth Sports has opened tackle football registration for youth ages 10-12 at the Central Registration office in Bldg. 1384, Chaffee Avenue, now thru Aug. 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee is $65. CFC contributions pay up to $15, reducing the fee to $50. Youth must have a birthdate between Nov. 1, 2005 and April 30, 2008 to participate. Anybody with a 9-year-old interested in playing tackle football must contact Youth Sports office directly at (502) 624-4747 to receive a waiver. Football conditioning begins July 5, and only those registered in the tackle football program may participate. There is a youth sports scholarship available for families that qualify for financial assistance. Participant will receive a 15-percent multiple-child discount for each additional youth participating in the same sport. Participating children must have a current, valid sports-specific physical on file at the time of registration. For more information or to register, call the Sports Office at (502) 624-4747 or 6703. All players must be family members of Fort Knox active duty, retired military or civilian employees to include contractors.

Flag football and cheerleading registration. Fort Knox Youth Sports has opened registration for flag football to children ages 6-9 now through Aug. 4, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Central Registration office. The flag football fee will be $45. Children must have a birthday between Aug. 1, 2010 and July 31, 2012 to participate. The cheerleading fee will be $45 and is open for children ages 5-13, whose birthdate falls between Aug. 1, 2004 and July 31, 2013. Youth sports scholarships are available for families that qualify for financial assistance. Participants will receive a 15-percent multiple-child discount for each additional youth participating in the same sport. Participating children must have a current, valid sports-specific physical on file at the time of registration. For more information, call the Sports Office at (502) 624-4747 or 6703. All players must be family members of Fort Knox active duty, retired military or civilian employees to include contractors.

British soccer camp. The Fort Knox Youth Sports will be hosting a British soccer camp July 9-13. The cost is $50 for participating children. The camp is broken up into age categories: ages 3-4 years will meet 8-9 a.m. or 6-7 p.m. – cost, $50; ages 4-6 years will meet 9:30-11 a.m. or 7:15-8:45 p.m. – cost, $75; ages 6-16 will meet 8-11 a.m. or 6-9 p.m. – cost, $100; half-day camp for ages 6-16 years will meet 8-11 a.m. and 6-9 p.m. – cost, $150; full-day camp for Ages 7-16 will meet 9 a.m.-4 p.m. – cost, $205. Families are encouraged to participate in this program. All players must be family members of Fort Knox active duty, retired military or civilian employees to include contractors. Participating children must have a current, valid sports-specific physical on file at the time of registration. For more information, call the Sports Office at (502) 624-4747 or 6703.

Cheerleading camp. Fort Knox Youth Sports will be hosting its cheerleading camp July 16-20. Camp will run at the CYS turf field 5:30-7:30 p.m. Signups are now through June 19. The cost is $50. Participating children must have a current, valid sports-specific physical on file at the time of registration. For more information, call the Sports Office at (502) 624-4747 or 6703. All players must be family members of Fort Knox active duty, retired military or civilian employees to include contractors.

Basketball camp. Fort Knox Youth Sports will be hosting a basketball camp July 9-13. The camp will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. for ages 7-17. The cost is $50. Signups run now through the first day of camp. Participating children must have a current, valid sports-specific physical on file at the time of registration. For more information, call the Sports Office at (502) 624-4747 or 6703. All players must be family members of Fort Knox active duty, retired military or civilian employees to include contractors.