From Magic City Morning Star

Track and Field Official's Clinic, April 5th
By Mary Cady
Mar 4, 2009 - 9:20:40 PM

ORONO, MAINE -- The Maine Association of USA Track and Field will conduct a track and field official's clinic on Sunday, April 5, 2009 in Orono at the town council chambers, Town Office Building, 59 Main Street. Registration is at 12:30 and the clinic will go from 1:00 to 4:30 pm.

The clinic is for anyone is for anyone interested in officiating track and field at the youth, high school, or college level and/or becoming certified or re-certified.

Don Berry, master official in the sport and the Certification Chair for Maine USATF will conduct the clinic. The clinic is designed to provide both a beginning and advanced levels on instruction and will cover all aspects of track and field officiating and rules review.

Track coaches and track parents who want to learn more about the rules are welcome to attend the clinic.

Please contact Mary Cady, master official and meet director, if you plan to attend or have questions,  866-5674 or

There is no cost for the clinic. Track rule books will be provided for purchase if you want and testing material will also be available. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

The sport of track and field is a wonderful opportunity for the young and old within our communities to stay active. Educated officials only help to improve the experience for all of these athletes. More track and field officials are needed in northern and eastern Maine. Hope to see you at the clinic.

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