2013 NCAA National Dual Officials


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NCAA Championships 2015-Ticket Information

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2014 Officials Test-TBA


Point of Emphasis

Attention Officials: This is a list of recommendations that Mr. Fred Ambrose (Pennsylvania) has
for the officials in his association. He makes some excellent points regarding professional dress,
arrival times, etc. Other items such as paycheck procedure might not be applicable in your situation.

Some excellent items worth consideration by all. Download>>

2014 Officials Clinic-Information TBA

2014 Clinic Information
2014 Facility Information
2014 Rules/Referee Locations

Please contact Anthony Holman at aholman@ncaa.org or Lynn Dyche at hwurster@ncaa.org if you have any questions.

Wayne Baughman talks NCAA, future of Olympics

I just finished watching the 2013 NCAA''. I'm relieved, I'm impressed, I'm inspired. I am normally a pessimist, a cynic, my cup is always half-empty............Read Article

How to become a College Official

With over 60 years of wrestling experience, Lyne Dyche gives some helpful tips on getting started as a college official. Download Article

Wrestling Interpretations
Stalling and Overtimes/Injury Timeouts

Look at the wrestling interpretation situations on Stalling and Overtime/Injury Timeouts
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Interpretations by Pat-(Video)

The Benefits Of The NWOA Membership
Benefits of the NWOA Membership

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.

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Referee's Requirements
Requirements of the Referee

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 Referee

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.



7.1.2 Institutional Penalty. An institution using a non registered referee shall be
subject to any or all of the following penalties: Monetary fine ($50 up to a $300 maximum penalty). Disqualification of head coach for one or more competitions, and 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.


News and Events
Current News and Event

Membership Information
2013 Membership Letter

2013 Membership Letter/Information (download)

Current Officials

You need to update your resume by October 1st. If you do not update your resume we will take down your information until we receive a current resume.
Send to rickg101@gmail.com.

2014-2015 NWOA DUES
Are Due July 1st

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

2014 NWOA Meeting Minutes

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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.

Rules Clinic-Officials must attend a rules clinic EVERY YEAR. (NO LONGER ONCE EVERY # YEARS)

Test-Each official must pass the test with a score of 85%.

Referees Clinic Locations:

2014 Referees Clinics Locations TBD

2013 Rules Video and Officials Certification Information will be posted in September

2013 Rules/ Referee Clinic Locations

2013 NCAA Results
View all the 2012 NCAA Results, Bout by Bout Summary, Brackets, Tournament Stats and more. View Results


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