Eastern Maine Board #111 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials will offer a Prospective Officials Class for those ages 18 and older interested in becoming certified basketball officials.

Those living in Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo counties are eligible.

The classes, which will run seven weeks, will be held at Reed's Brook Middle School in Hampden, room 164, on Sundays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. starting Sunday, Sept. 21.

The classes will culminate with a written test Nov. 2 and a fee is required that covers books, materials and testing.

For more information, contact Dave Ames, Board #111 Interpreter, at 789-5118 or by email at damesref@tidewater.net.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.