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USWOA Official of the Year
USWOA Award Recipients
to FILA Calendar of Referee Clinics
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 is here:
Pairing Test Now Available to Download
here to download new, 8/08 version)
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 themat.com.
you are unable to fulfill your maintenance
requirements in the 2013 season, you may
receive a downgrade for the 2014 or future
attend the clinic and officiate both
Freestyle and Greco at one Regional or
National USAW tournament.
Must attend the clinic and officiate both
Freestyle and Greco at one Regional or
National USAW tournament.
officiate both Freestyle and Greco at one
Regional or National USAW tournament.
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 the Board.
USWOA Board of Directors
- Rick Tucci
PRESIDENT - Tom Clark
- Toby Tobiasson
TO USAW BOARD
MEMBERS AT LARGE
PAIRING MEMBERS AT LARGE
as of February 9, 2014
|February 8 - 26 ||Granma, Cuba||Jerry Kuntz|
|February 15 - 16||Ysar Dagu Sr., Istanbul, Turkey||Mark Mundy|
|Feb. 16 - March 1||Medved, Minsk, Bulgaria|
|Dennis Thorson |
|February 21 - 23||Dan Kolov, Sofia, Bulgaria||Rob Willaimson|
|Feb. 25 - Mar 7||Lady Klippan, Klippan, Sweden||Toska Adams|
|March 7 - 9 |
|Gotzis, Austria||Neal Dorow|
|March 10 - 17 |
|Women’s World Cup, Tokyo, Japan |
|March 14 - 16|
|FS World Cup, Los Angeles |
|Bill Grant & |
|April 29 - May 5||Pan Am Cadets, Sao Polo, Brazil |
|WHERE ARE YOU GOING TO OFFICIATE 2014?
All 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 or designated person. Room requests are for the
Open, Universities, and Fargo tournaments. The tournament
director or the director's designee will arrange housing for officials
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 2014.
Everyone will register as new
. Log in and “click here to
All you need is your license number and email
address. During the year you will be able to edit and
update your address and phone number information. Click on the
top tab “Update Contact Information”
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 2014 USWOA membership.
De Heyman, USWOA Administrative Assistant
(printed application available only for
one year and to those 17 and younger - print and
mail in with payment)
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 2014 and 2015 memberships can
be obtained at: usawmembership.com
All members 18 and over must have a background
screening is good for 2 years and must be done
.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
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
2014 official. You do not already have an account
with TC LogiQ.
2013 new officials will not be prompted to complete
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
De Heyman, USWOA Administrative Assistant office
email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any
questions or problems.