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(OEP) Officials Education Program - Location and Signup

Link to Learning TrackWrestlings Clock

Every mat and pairing official should have a good idea on the workings of the Clock Controller used by Track Wrestling at USAW events. Click Here  to go to the TrackWrestling page with clock information.  In the menu on the far left click on  "Controller Download" to download the software to your computer where you can practice working with the clock controller.  UnZip the file and make sure you have an updated version of Java running on your computer.  There is a Java link in the folder downloaded from TW.  

Click Here for a YouTube video link with clock controller instructions.


2019 OFFICIALS EDUCATION PROGRAM

To: ALL REFEREES
 
Listed below are the USWOA Officials Education Program (OEP) sessions for the 2019 season. This year we have four (4) national, seven (7) regional, and two (2) state OEPs. All sessions will be conducted a day prior to the start of competition. The full day OEP sessions do not replace the referee’s clinic at these competitions and there is a limit on the number of participants for each session. 
All sessions will begin at 09:00 am local time.
All out of area participants should plan to arrive the night before. USAW will provide rooms the night before each session for all OEP participants. OEP participants staying for the associated tournaments would then go to either tournament housing (if provided) or they will need to arrange lodging for the tournament. The 2019 State, Regional and National OEPs are as follows: 
Mar 22              Northwest Regional       Centralia, WA                (2)(4)                NLT 08 March     
Apr 24              West Regional               Las Vegas, NV             (2)(4)                NLT 15 March 
May 2-3             Northeast Regional        East Stroudsburg, PA    (2)(4)(8)            NLT 29 March 
May 3               WI State                        Wisconsin Dells, WI       (5)(7)                State Level 
May 3                IL State                        Champaign-Urbana IL   (6)(7)                State Level 
May 10              Women’s National         Irving, TX                      (1)(4)                NLT 06 April 
May 17              Northern Plains Reg      Rochester, MN              (2)(4)                NLT 13 April 
May 24              Central Regional            Ada Ohio                       (2)(4)                NLT 20 April 
May 24              Southeast Regional       Wilmington NC              (2)(4)               NLT 20 April 
May 30              U23/Cadet Nationals    Akron, OH                       (1)(4)                NLT 04 May 
Jun 07               Southern Plains Reg      Mulvane, KS                 (2)(4)                NLT 04 May 
Jun 28               Kids Nationals              Wisconsin Dells, WI       (2)(4)                NLT 25 May 
Jul 12                Cadet/Junior National    Fargo, ND                    (2)(3)(4)            NLT 8 June 

 
NOTES: 
(1) - Participants are responsible for the first $200 of travel and USAW will cover the remainder. All travel must be coordinated through USWOA/USAW and any air travel will be booked through Shorts Travel ManagementDO NOT book travel until directed. 
(2) - Travel subsidy will not be provided. All travel expenses are the responsibility of the participant. 
(3) – Focus is preparing M1C’s becoming Chairman. 
(4) – Use the Tournament sign up process to request a seat at a regional or national OEP. 
(5) – Contact Jeff Jones to request a seat at the WI OEP.   jeffjones99@att.net
(6) – Contact Jason Salley to request a seat at the IL OEP.JASON.SALLEY77@gmail.com. 
(7) – Must referee/pair the sponsoring state tournament. 
(8) – The Northeast OEP will start at 5 pm May 2 and conclude by 12 pm May 3
 
You must go to the Tournament Sign Up page to request attendance at an OEP. Be advised that you must also sign up for the tournament as these are considered separate requests.
The OEP sign up process does not replace the online tournament sign up.It is still mandatory to sign up for a National or Regional tournament. 
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. 
 
John Heyman 
USWOA Officials Education Program Director