USWOA Official of the Year
Tom Kuisle (MN)
USWOA Award Recipients
for upgrade and which category mat official may
To be promoted to Category M2, mat officials
must be at least 17 years old during the USWOA
Membership Year and their high school class must
17 year old officials still in high school will
not be allowed to officiate at the University
Nationals, Junior FILA World Team Trials, Junior
National Duals, Cadet National Duals and the
Olympic Regional Trials. They may still
officiate at the Schoolboy/Girl National Duals,
Kids/Cadets Regionals and the Junior Regionals
if it is necessary for the conduct of the event.
A Category M3 official may officiate at the
Cadet/Junior Nationals if they are 17 or more
years old, their high school class has
graduated, have been a USWOA member for 2 or
more years and are eligible for promotion to
Category M2. This means they have worked a USAW
regional or national championship event and are
familiar with mat procedures. They must also be
recommended by their State Chairman or State
chart listing where each category may officiate
Pairing Test Now Available to
here to download new, 8/08
Send questions regarding the rules to USWOA President and
FILA's North American Rules Interpreter, Rick
Policies and Procedures
Policies and Procedures (7/09 update)
USWOA Executive Board wishes to remind all M1s,
M1C‚s, and M2s, regarding compliance to
category maintenance listed in the USWOA Policies
and Procedures on the official's page at
you are unable to fulfill your maintenance
requirements in the 2013 season, you may receive a
downgrade for the 2014 or future membership
attend the clinic and officiate both Freestyle
and Greco at one Regional or National USAW
Must attend the clinic and officiate both
Freestyle and Greco at one Regional or National
officiate both Freestyle and Greco at one
Regional or National USAW
you are unable to fulfill your requirements for a
year, you may ask the USWOA Executive Board in
writing for a waiver. Each case will be reviewed by
USWOA Board of Directors
- Rick Tucci
PRESIDENT - Tom Clark
- Toby Tobiasson
TO USAW BOARD
MEMBERS AT LARGE
PAIRING MEMBERS AT LARGE
|WHERE ARE YOU GOING TO OFFICIATE 2013?
tournaments are being locked 40 days prior to the event date.
Changes or additions, after that time, can be sent directly to
the USWOA Office. Room requests are for the Open, Universities,
and Fargo tournaments. The tournament director or the director's
designee will arrange housing for officials attending tournaments.
The tournament request site is ready. Log in to
http://www.themat.com/uswoa Sign up for the Regional and National tournaments you will be officiating in 2013.
Everyone will register as new. Log in and “click here to register”, All you need is your license number and email address. You can edit and update your address and phone number information. Click on the top tab “Update Contact Information”.
Please, read all the information on the form. There is not a
submit button at the bottom of the tournament selection page. As
you choose your tournaments, they will move to the top. Your list
can be printed and changed at any time by adding or removing
tournaments. If you find your plans have changed in any
way, please change your list, so that we have an up to date list of
officials for the tournament host. Each time you make a
change, your entry will be date stamped. Cut off for changes will
be 40 days prior to the tournament. You can email the office
after that time to make changes.
Be sure to request a room
(if needed) and submit even though you do not yet know your
arrangements. The details can be added later.
For assigned officials,
please include the tournaments you are assigned. You still must
request a room and fill in your travel information, where required.
Please check the event schedule at themat.com for any tournament changes.
Submit your initial request as soon as possible. You need to have a current 2013 USWOA membership.
De Heyman, USWOA Administrative Assistant
as of March 25, 2013
||Karsnoyarsk, Russia F/S
||Podubny, Russia GR
||Yasar Dogu, Turkey F/S
||Granma, Cuba GR
||Cerro Palado, Cuba F/S
||Hungary g/p g/
||Klippan Lady Open, Sweden Women F/S
||UKR Memorial, Kiev, Ukraine Women F/S
||Men’s FS World Cup in Tehran, IRI
||Medved Sr. FS, Minsk, Belarus
||Sr World Cup, Mongolia Women F/S
||Pan- Am Sr. Championships - Panama
Grant & Fidel Albelo
|Austrian Open, Cadet & Jr
|Universities, Kazan, Russia G/R
|Romania or Spain G/R
|Jr Pan-Am, Chile G/R-F/S
|Pylansky, Poland G/R
|Cadet Pan-Am, Colombia F/S-G/R
|Jr World - Sofia, Bulgaria F/S-G/R t
|Ron Fazio & RoyScot
|Cadet World, Serbia F/S-G/R
|Cody Hesser & Jerry Kuntz
2013 MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL
(available only for one year and to those 17 and younger) (print and mail in with payment)
(only for those who already have a FILA license) (print and mail in with payment, USWOA must be current)
BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1ST, INSTRUCTIONS FOR ON LINE REGISTRATION (USWOA & FILA)
If you were a previous member (athlete, coach, and
official), do not create a new record, your profile will already be in
the USA Wrestling membership system. Click on the "here if you
forgot your password" and it will be emailed to you in a matter of
minutes. If your email has changed, contact the office at
New and renewal USWOA 2013 and 2014 memberships can be obtained at:
All members 18 and over must have a background check. The
screening is good for 2 years and must be done through USAWmembership
.com with TC LogiQ.
Make sure all your personal information is correct. Once you have
started filling out your membership renewal it will say click "here" to
begin your Background check. It will link you to TC LogiQ.
You will need to read the screens. If you have previously done a
Background check with TC LogiQ, you already have an account with
them. Have the system find your account and request a new
password. It will be emailed to you, if needed .
Create a NEW ACCOUNT if you are registering as a new 2013 official. You do not already have an account with TC LogiQ.
2012 new officials will not be prompted to complete another 2-year
screening. If this is the case, the system will only allow you to
purchase a 1-year membership.
You will be mailed your stamp and control card when you have paid and
been cleared. Please make sure your profile address is your
complete mailing address. USWOA office is not able to access your
background check. If you have questions regarding any delay in
receiving your clearance, please contact Tony Black at
Contact De Heyman, USWOA Administrative Assistant office email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or problems.
USWOA Membership Totals/April 2013
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