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PAIRING COUNCIL

2016 Fargo Pairing Officials



NEW: 2017 PAIRING CHANGES / ADVISORY COUNCIL AND TESTING

This is just the part concerning the new council and upgrade procedures.

14. Pairing Advisory Council

14.1      The chairperson of the Pairing Advisory Council shall be the National Pairing Director.

14.2      The Pairing Advisory Council shall consist of the National Pairing Director, the Pairing-at-Large Executive Board Members, and two representatives from each region.

The regional representatives will be selected by each region.  the regional representatives must be category P3 or higher.
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18. Pairing Upgrades

4.1         Pairing Applicant for Upgrade to Category P3  

          4.1.1     The P3 test is available on line.  Additionally, the examination may be requested by mail from the USWOA National Office and returned by mail, obtained from a State Pairing Director, or at any regional or national level tournament

           4.1.2     A minimum score of 80% is required on this examination for the official to be considered for upgrade.

           4.2        Category P3 Applicant for Upgrade to Category P2

           4.2.1     An official must remain at Category P3 for a minimum of one (1) calendar year before testing to upgrade to category P2.

             4.2.2     He or she must have participated actively as a pairing official in at least three (3) events at a USA Wrestling regional or national tournament at a minimum of two (2) sites before taking the Category 2 test.

         4.3        Category P2 Applicant for Upgrade to Category P1 Conditional (P1C)

         4.3.1     An official must remain at Category P2 for a minimum of one (1) calendar year before testing to upgrade to a P1C.

4.3.2     He or she must have participated actively as a pairing official in at least five (5) events at a USA Wrestling regional or national tournament before taking the Category 1 test.  If a pairing official has not worked at a national tournament, he or she must do so at the time of taking the P1 test.

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    18.5  Testing Procedures for P2 and P1 Tests:

          18.5.1  P2 Test

                18.5.1.2 A pairing official must have worked in pairing at a minimum of three (3) regional or                             national level tournaments at a minimum of two (2) sites before requesting permission to                                take the P2 test.

                  18.5.1.3 Two and a half hours are allowed for the P2 test.1

                  8.5.1.4 P2 tests must be proctored.  The Rule Book & Guide to Wrestling may be used.

                   18.5.1.5 A minimum score of 85% is required on the P2 test for the official to be considered for                                  upgrade.           

         18.5.2  P1 Test

                  18.5.2.2 A pairing official must have worked in pairing at a minimum of five (5) regional or                                    national level tournament sites before requesting permission to take the P1 test.

                    18.5.2.3 Two and a half hours are allowed for the P1 test 

                     18.5.2.4 P1 tests must be proctored.  The Rule Book & Guide to Wrestling may be used.

                     18.5.2.5 A minimum score of 85% is required on the P1 test for the official to be considered                                for upgrade.


2016 Pairing Committees

         
Pairing Officials Data Policies and Procedures  
Sue Hesser     Sue Hesser    
Debbi Kallai Jill Thorson Paul Defosse Vickie Tolin Karen Ebel
Jean Whetstone Karen Ebel Renee Schoettle Ed Bernshausen Ed Gould
         
         
Examaination  (testing) Clinic and Computer  
De Heyman    Debbie Kelly    
Debbi Kallai Ed Gould Paul Defosse Debbi Kallai  
Lenna Fajerman Jill Thorson De Heyman Lenna Fajerman  
    Yvonne Hady Jean Whetstone
         
Tournament Operation Data      
Gina Hendricksen        
         
                                 Assignment Committee:  Ginger Lile    
Gina Hendricksen   Ed Bernshausen Lenna Fajerman Lorraine Smith  
Paul Defosse Tammy Bernshausen Jill Thorson Vickie Tolin  
De Heyman Jean Whetstone Sue Hesser    
Debbi Kallai Debbie Kelly Sherry Bullard    

Contact Ginger, Sue, or De, if you have something to publish.

Ginger: National Pairing Director

Sue: USWOA Pairing At Large

De: USWOA Pairing At Large



P3 Test is ready on the Pairing Forms page.  Use the 2014 rule book for answers.