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Tickets are sold out for the 2014 NCAA Wrestling Tournament.
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With over 60 years of wrestling experience, Lyne Dyche gives some helpful tips on getting started as a college official. Download Article
All wrestling officials are welcomed and encouraged to join the N.W.O.A. The year is "July 1st-June 30 of each year" and the annual due are $10. Please send all NWOA membership dues, payments and/or inquires to Lynn Dyche.
The National Wrestling Officials Association is a service organization, created with the endorsement and support of the NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee and the National Wrestling Coaches Association. The member officials provide officiating services to universities, colleges and conferences needing NCAA-quality officiating.
Only NCAA registered officials may be used to officiate any wrestling meet or
tournament during the 2012-13 academic year. Listed below are the referee requirements.
7.1.1 Registration. A referee who wishes to be eligible to officiate regular-season
and/or postseason competition must complete the following requirements:
1) The referee shall register by watching, annually, the NCAA Rules Presentation
(DVD) not later than OCTOBER 19 of each year.
2) The referee shall attend an in-person NCAA Wrestling Enhancement Program
fall clinic once every three years.
3) The referee shall complete an online examination and receive a minimum
passing score of 80 percent.
7.1.2 Institutional Penalty. An institution using a non registered referee shall be
subject to any or all of the following penalties:
220.127.116.11 Monetary fine ($50 up to a $300 maximum penalty).
18.104.22.168 Disqualification of head coach for one or more competitions, and
22.214.171.124 Private or public reprimand
Coaches and/or administrators are encouraged to contact the NCAA Wrestling Rules
Committee chair or a committee member, the NCAA wrestling secretary-rules editor or an NCAA championship manager to report a potential violation.
Finally, the committee also requests that coaches submit a written evaluation of officials via the NWCA Web site when submitting the results of any competition.
2013-2014 NWOA DUES
Are Now Due & Payable
The Membership Year Is July 1 - June 30TH.
Dues are $10 per year. If you would like to pay your dues and subscribe
to the Amateur Wrestling News, then it's $40.
Send your payment to:
NWOA 2747 Kring Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
2013 Referees Clinic
The NCAA Wrestling Committee is happy to announce future sites for in-person clinics for the NCAA Wrestling Referee Enhancement Program. Each referee assigned to NCAA wrestling competition is required to have attended an in-person clinic before the 2012 season. In addition, all referees must view and take the test online each fall.
2012 Wreslting Rules Clinic & Aunnual Report Updated 9-7 Download
Download 2012 Clinic Information
Download and take the Practice Test
Referees Clinic Locations: TBD
2013 Rules Video and Officials Certification Information will be posted in September
2013 NCAA Results
View all the 2012 NCAA Results, Bout by Bout Summary, Brackets, Tournament Stats and more. View Results