Rolla Youth Football Optimists registration and gear fitting is scheduled for Saturday, August 19.

It will be at the Rolla Middle School cafeteria from 9:00 AM until 12 Noon. Players and a parent or guardian are needed to complete the registration process. At registration, players will be fitted with pads, pants, and helmets.

Rolla Youth Football is beginning its 27th season of providing a youth tackle football league for students in the Rolla area. The program is expanding to include a league for third and fourth graders in addition to the league for fifth and sixth graders. The registration fee is $75. A scholarship program is available.

RYFO practices for 3rd through 5th graders and new 6th graders begins Monday, August 21, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at the Rolla Community Track field. Returning 6th graders will begin practice August 23 at 5:30. Teams will be formed Wednesday, August 23. Games are scheduled to begin September 9. For more information, contact Jamie Myers at 368-4755.