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    REVISED - Youth Wrestling Schedule Announced!

    09/07/2016, 6:30pm CDT
    By Beth Teubner

    Mark Your Calendar, Wrestling Begins Oct. 15

     

    2016/2017 OK USA Wrestling Schedule

    Date Open/Novice Club/Tourney Name City

    10/15/16

    Open/Novice Team Worx Tournament Altus
    10/21-23/16 2yrs. experience Cowboy Preseason Camp Stillwater
    10/29/16 Open/Novice Cushing Halloween Takedown Tournament Cushing
    10/29/16 Open/Novice Monster Mayhem Takedown Tournament Oklahoma City
    11/5/16 Open/Novice Blanchard Tournament Blanchard
    11/5/16 Open/Novice Claremore Youth Invitational Claremore
    11/5-6/16 Any Wrestler Cliff Keen USAW Folkstyle PreSeason Nationals Cedar Falls, IA
    11/12/16 Open/Novice Deer Creek Open/Novice Deer Creek
    11/12/16 Open Catoosa Tournament Catoosa
    11/12/16 Novice Bristow Novice Bristow
    11/13/16 College Oklahoma Open - College Yukon
    11/19/16 Open/Novice Team NEO Tournament Tulsa
    11/19/16 Open/Novice Kingfisher Open/Novice Kingfisher
    11/19/16 Open/Novice Battle of the Ring Lawton
    11/23/16 Any Wrestler State Games of Oklahoma Oklahoma City
    11/26/16 Open/Novice Battle of the Belt Bricktown Tuttle
    11/26/16 Open/Novice Sapulpa Tournament Sapulpa
    12/3/16 Open Ted Anderson Open Edmond
    12/3/16 Novice Harrah Panther Classic Novice Harrah
    12/3/16 Novice Glenpool Tournament Glenpool
    12/3/16 Open Sperry Open Sperry
    12/8-11/16 Dual Team Virginia Duals (VACW) Virginia
    12/10/16 Novice Del City Del City
    12/10/16 Open Tuttle Christmas Classic Tuttle
    12/10/16 Open/Novice Owasso Tournament Owasso
    12/17/16 Open/Novice Sand Springs/Team BIG Tournament Sand Springs
    12/17/16 Open/Novice Cache Bulldog Tournament Cache
    12/21/16 Open/Novice Collinsville Christmas Classic Collinsville
    12/21/16 Open/Novice Yukon Christmas Classic Yukon
    12/31/16 Open/Novice Pryor Gage Underwood Memorial Tournament Pryor
    12/31/16 Novice Bridge Creek Novice Tournament Bridge Creek
    12/31/16 Open Midwest City OK USA Little Bomber Open Midwest City
    1/7/17 Open/Novice Coweta Novice/Open Tournament Coweta
    1/14/17 Novice Berryhill Tournament Berryhill
    1/14/17 Open Oologah Tournament Oologah
    1/14/17 Open/Novice Sulphur Tournament Sulphur
    1/21/17 Open/Novice Westmoore Tournament Oklahoma City
    1/28/17 Open/Novice Marlow Outlaw Shootout Marlow
    1/28/17 Open/Novice Doug Blubaugh/Shelby Wilson Battle for Gold Ponca
    2/4/17 Open/Novice Bedlam Battle Stillwater
    2/10-11/17 Open/Novice OK USA YWL State Oklahoma City
    2/18/17 Dual Team Southern Plains Dual Team Oklahoma City
    3/4-5/17 Dual Team OK USA Dual Team Tournament Tulsa
    4/1-2/17 Open Cliff Keen USAW Folkstyle Nationals Waterloo, IA

    *Please direct questions regarding the schedule to Christina Young at 918-728-9237 or cyoung@cctulsa.com.

    OKUSA Fall Meetings and Trainings Set

    09/03/2016, 9:15am CDT
    By Matthew R. Stevens

    Trackwrestling training meetings: Mandatory for all clubs running a tournament. 2 weekends for better chance of attending.
     
    East Side-    
    When:     September 17th at noon
    Where:    Charles Page High School
                   500 N Adams Rd
                   Sand Springs, OK
                   Wrestling Room
     
    West Side-
    When:     September 11th at noon
    Where:    Mercy Clinic
                   2017 W. I35 Frontage Road
                   Edmond, Ok - Same as other meetings - upstairs
     
    If any questions you can contact Vernon Mckown - 405-620-5535
     
    All participants will need to provide their own laptop at both locations.
     
     
    OK USA Youth Wrestling League Fall meeting:
     
    When: Sunday Sept 25th 2016 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Where: Mercy Hospital Clinic- 2017 W I- 35 Frontage Rd  - Edmond, OK. 73034
     
    items to be discussed and addressed:
    12:00 - 12:45 pm OK USA YWL business - Election of officers (19.1 of by laws attached)
    12:45 - 3:00 pm - All OK USA YWL Clubs will need one representative for the coaches training. I don't want to say this is mandatory but It is imperative that each club has one club representative in house for the training.
     
        The training is sponsored by Mercy Hospital and EXOS Athletes Performance - OK USA Wrestling is very excited to be able to help our wrestling clubs with a free training on how to maximize your athletes through proper training and nutrition. Please have your representative plan to sign in for your club at the meeting. Lunch will served at approx. 1:00 pm.
     
    OK USA Fall Meeting:
     
    When: Sunday Oct 9th 12:00 - 2:00 pm 2016
    Where:  Mercy Hospital Clinic- 2017 W I- 35 Frontage Rd  - Edmond, OK. 73034
     
    Items to be discussed:12:00 2:00 pm - OK USA Business:
    1. Vote to adopt by law changes - proposed by law changes are above - this is a 30 day notice of the request of changes. Please look at the attachment - if any questions or comments please let me know ASAP.
    2. Election of officers - See Attached by laws.
    3. Agenda - TBA - Working on it now. I will send in a few days.
    4. New Business.
     
    By Law Changes:
     
    OK USA Wrestling
    Fall Meeting 10-9-16 Agenda
    By Law Changes: 30 Day Notice
    Now – 5.2.1 Length of Term. All officers of OWA shall serve a four-year term. All officers shall be up for re-election at the end of term.
    Proposed Change: 5.2.1 Length of Term. All Officers and Board Members including (State Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, National Event Director and Secretary will be a four – year term. Junior Director, Cadet Director, Kids Director, Coaches Director, Membership Director and United World Wrestling Director, Officials Director, United World Wrestling Director will be a two-year term.  . President of the Oklahoma Wrestling Coaches Association and OK USA Youth Wrestling Chairman will change upon change in their respective organzations.
    Now - Article 5: Officers – The officers of the association shall be in order of authority: State Chairman, Vice Chairman, Junior Director, Cadet Director, Kids Director, Coaches Director, Registration Director, Treasurer, Junior / Senior FILA Director, Cultural Exchange Director.
    Proposed Change - Article 5: Officers – The officers of the association shall be in order of authority: State Chairman, Vice Chairman, National Event Director, Secretary, Junior Director, Cadet Director, Kids Director, Coaches Director, Membership Director, Treasurer, United World Wrestling Director,
    Add: National Event Director and Secretary. Change Registration Director to Membership Director, Change Junior / Senior FILA Director to United World Wrestling Director. Remove Culture Exchange Director.  
    5.4.5 Registration Director needs to be changed to Membership Director.
    Add 5.4.6 – Secretary – Duties to include minutes at meetings conference or in person, maintain effective and accurate records or all business of the OWA
    Add 5.4.7 National Event Director – Duties to include management of all national team events, preparing budgets, uniform ordering and facilitating information to members for each event while coordinating with according age group directors.
    5.4.8 United World Wrestling Director: Represent and Direct all business and attend meeting of the United World Wrestling Organization.
     
    Article 14: Board of Directors
    Now - 14.1 Composition: The Board of Directors shall be composed of the following: OAW State Chairman, Vice – Chairman, Treasurer, Officials Director, Junior Director, Junior Director, SB/Kids Director, Membership Director, President of Oklahoma Wrestling Coaches Association, and four Members at Large.
    Proposed Change - - 14.1 Composition: The Board of Directors shall be composed of the following: State Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, National Event Director, Treasurer, Officials Director, Junior Director, Junior Director, Kids Director, Membership Director, OK USA Youth Wrestling League Chairman, Coaches Director, President of Oklahoma Wrestling Coaches Association, and four Members at Large.
    Remove OWA and SB/, Add Secretary, National Event Director, United World Wrestling Director, OK USA Youth Wrestling League Chairman
    15.6 The Board of Directors shall appoint the following: Secretary, Media Director, Web Site Master, Head Freestyle and Greco Coaches Kids, Cadets and Juniors. The also select the coaching staff for all state teams.
    Proposed Change: The Board of Directors shall appoint the following: Trackwrestling Coordinator, Media Director, Web Site Master, Head Freestyle and Greco Coaches Kids, Cadets and Juniors. The also select the coaching staff for all state nastional teams.
    Remove: Secretary Add: Trackwrestling Coordinator
    Add: Article 19 OK USA Youth Wrestling Board
    19.1 The OK USA Youth Wrestling League committee will be authorized to organize and direct the youth folkstyle season including the state tournament. They will develop and maintain the policies to be approved by the OAW board.
    19.2 The OK USA Youth Wrestling Board will consist of: Chairman, East Director, East Representative, West Director, West Representative, North Director, North Representative, South Director and South Representative. The chairman will sit on the OWA Board.
    19.3 OK USA YWL Youth Wrestling Board chairman and directors will be four-year terms, representatives will be two year terms.

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    OKUSA Directors

    State Chairman--Kevin Crutchmer K.Crutchmer@oklahomausawrestling.com

    Vice Chairman--Danny Blackshear D.Blackshear@oklahomausawrestling.com

    Treasurer--Rance Stein R.Stein@oklahomausawrestling.com

    Junior Director--Jay Howard  J.Howard@oklahomausawrestling.com

    Cadet Director-- Wes Ruth  jruth@mid-el.net

    Schoolboy Director--Matt Stevens  M.Stevens@oklahomausawrestling.com

    East Side Director OKUSA/YL--Christina Young  cyoung@cctulsa.com

    West Side Director OKUSA/YL--Vernon Mcnown  vmckown07@idealhomes.com

    Membership Director--Derek Fix  D.Fix@oklahomausawrestling.com

    At Large Member--Kim Harding  Kharding@samson.com

    At Large Member--Jeff Hale                   jhale@neo.edu

    At Large Member--Rick Ahrberg  rickahrberg@sbcglobal.net

    At Large Member--Mike Sheets  nac.intravet@hotmail.com

    Officials Director--Jerry Kuntz             jkuntz25@cox.net

    OCWA Pres.--Matt Surber   msurber@tuttleschools.info

    Director of Coaches--Johnny Cook melly4me@hotmail.com

    OKUSA Youth Wrestling League Directors

    OK USA YWL Chairman
     
    OKUSA YWL West Director
    Vernon Mckown - vmckown07@ideal-homes.com
     
    OKUSA YWL East Director
    Christina Young - cyoung@cctulsa.com
     
    OKUSA YWL East Rep.
    Amanda Clevenger - 
     
    OKUSA YWL East Rep.
    David Ritter - ritterdavid0@gmail.com
     
    OKUSA YWL West Rep.
    Steven Schmidt - stevenwschmidt@gmail.com
     
    OKUSA YWL West Rep.
    Shawn Bateman - summit.bateman@gmail.com