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Welcome to the OWOA Homepage for the 2017-2018 wrestling season

Important Items
Bulletins from the OHSAA

Important date changes
OHSAA State Wrestling Officials Clinic
Sat Nov 4 at Little Bear Golf Club
Details in PDF, contact Nevin Taylor, email below

Board of Govenors meeting
Fri Nov 3 at Marysville Elks Lodge 1130
125 E 5th Street, Marysville, OH
contact Nevin if you are attending to order dinner.

Congratulation to the new 2017
Hall of Fame Members
Lamoyne Carpenter
Tony Indiano
Jeff Woo

OWOA 2018 Vince Matteucci Award nomination form

2016-17 NFHS Rules Interpretations

OWOA Constitution - updated 3-4-2016

 

Posted as provided by the OHSAA

   
2016-17 Green Book
Rule Book Illustrations - by Steve Long
PDF version
2016-17 Rule Book Illustrations
   
Wrestling Officials Education
New Official Training Curriculum

Educaitonal PowerPoint Introduction

  • The Referee & the OHSAA: PDF | PPT
  • Scoring & Mechanics: PDF | PPT
  • What is the Bout Board: PDF | PPT
  • Stalling, Stalemate & Fleeing: PDF | PPT
  • The Assistant Referee: PDF | PPT
  • Health & Safety: PDF | PPT
  • How to Understand a Tournament: PDF | PPT
  • Illegal Holds & Potentially Dangerous: PDF | PPT
  • Injury, Blood & Recovery Time: PDF | PPT
  • Penalties & Technical Violations: PDF | PPT
  • History of Wrestling: PDF | PPT
  • Starting Positions: PDF | PPT
  • Wrestling and the Dental Mouth Guard: PDF | PPT
  • Chokehold Illustrations: page 1 | page 2 | page 3

Forward to Training Manual - Syllabus

Contagious Skin Recognition: PDF | PPT

Uniform Regulation Changes

   
Minutes from Board of Governors
OHSAA Forms

Fall - November 11, 2016 Draft
Spring - March 4, 2016

Skin Condition form for Physician
Skin Infections and Guidelines
Must be used for ALL SKIN ISSUES and must be the Original

2016-17 Bulletins
Oct 1, 2016 Bulletin
- Ohio Recognizes Special Officials
Oct 15, 2016 Bulletin - not Collegiate, use Scholastic mechanics, trapped arm/arms in standing position
Nov 1, 2016 Bulletin - Spotlight on an Official - Paul Bassinger

Nov 10, 2016 Bulletin - College entrance exams, Blood, and Weigh-in Certification
Nov 20, 2016 Bulletin - Events, Pre-meet duties, Know the rules
State Clinic Update Bulletin - Flagrant conduct at the end of a match
Hepatitis C other blood-borne diseases and body fluids
Dec 1, 2016 Bulletin - Inbounds, Out of bounds, and Supporting point
Dec 10, 2016 Bulletin - Prosthetic limb, hair headgear
Dec 20, 2016 Bulletin - Inbounds, out of bounds, takedown, start/stop
Jan 2, 2017 Bulletin - Blood on uniform, Viewing video tape, uniform
Jan 20, 2017 Bulletin - Hwt growth allowance, Forfeit/Default/Bye, pinning on the line, changing choice, becoming neutral
Feb 16, 2017 Bulletin - Reduce cautions, no second set
Feb 20, 2017 Bulletin - Follow the rules, tournament committees

President: Nevin Taylor - email ntaylor@columbus.rr.com

Vice President: Dick Loewenstine - email rloewenstine1@gmail.com

Secretary: David Detec - email ddetec@mbpu.com

Treasurer: Rich Carpenter - email ricarpen@yahoo.com

Historian: Dan Cutcher - email cutchref@aol.com

Director of Development - Wrestling: Jim Vreeland - email vree66@gmail.com

State Rules Interpreters:
Dick Loewenstine - email rloewenstine1@gmail.com
Ray Anthony - email ctfire210@aol.com
Jim Vreeland - email vree66@gmail.com

OHSAA Representitives:
Beau Rugg - Director of Officials and Sport Management - email brugg@ohsaa.org
Tyler Brooks - Assistant Director of Officials and Sport Management - email tbrooks@ohsaa.org

Interpreter Emeritus:
Vince Matteucci - email vmat1@mac.com
Lyle Smith - email ljsmith31@sbcglobal.net

WebMaster: Jack Kruse - krusejack@gmail.com

 

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