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Nevada seeks track officials

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The University of Nevada women’s track team is looking for volunteers to help officiate its indoor meets in the 2006 spring season.

The school will train and certify new volunteers. For more information, please contact Heather Hendrix-Holmes at (775) 784-6900 ext. 259 or hhh@unr.edu.

Head officials sought

Douglas County Parks & Recreation is currently looking for qualified individuals for two Umpires in Chief (UIC) positions for youth and adult basketball and adult softball.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruiting, training, scheduling, evaluating and paying officials for each sport. In addition, each UIC will work closely with the recreation coordinator in regards to the responsibilities previously listed.

Contact J.P. Albert with Douglas County Parks & Recreation at 782-9828 for more information.

Fishing derby logo contest

The Kids’ Fishing Derby 2006 is conducting a drawing contest.

The board and committee members for the annual derby are looking for a drawing to be used for the 2006 derby. The contest is open to all children between the ages of 3 and 12. The theme is Kids’ Fishing Derby at Lampe Park.

All entries must be submitted on an 8.5- by 11-inch piece of white paper – with no more than three colors used. Registration forms are available at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department. Deadline for registration is Dec. 15.

Entries can be mailed to KFD, P.O. Box 2987, Minden, NV, 89423.

All drawings become the property of the Kids’ Fishing Derby 2006. For more information or for registration forms, call 265-1795.

Tiger basketball clinic

Douglas County Parks & Recreation is currently taking registration for the Douglas High School Tiger Basketball clinic.

Hosted by coaches and players of the Douglas High School boys’ basketball teams, these clinics will be split into two age groups and times: Third- through fifth grade (9-11 a.m.) and sixth- through eighth-grade (noon-2 p.m.).

The clinic, Jan. 7 at Carson Valley Middle School, will include two hours of instruction on skills, drills and game strategies including offensive and defensice techniques and theories.

Participants can sign up for one or both clinics. For more information, call Douglas County Parks & Recreation at 782-9828. Cost is $20 per clinic.

Parks & Recreation seeking officials

Douglas County Parks & Recreation is currently looking for qualified officials for youth and adult sports in the following programs:

Youth basketball, $18 per game (Saturdays, January-March); Youth flag football, $12 per game (Saturdays, September-November); Youth volleyball, $14 per game (Saturdays, March-May); Adult volleyball, $16 per game (Monday-Thursday, fall, winter and spring); Adult basketball, $19 per game (Monday-Friday and tournaments in the summer and fall); Adult flag football, $18 per game (Sundays, winter).

Officials must be willing to work nights and weekends and have a flexible schedule. Most games last approximately one hour. High School certification is recommended for basketball and volleyball. Parks and Recreation will train and certify for all other sports.

Previous officiating and willingness to be trained in multiple sports is preferred.

Contact J.P. Albert at 782-9828 or James Evans at 265-5459 for more information.