The Sacramento Area Tournament Organization is hosting a Judge/Scorer/Technical Controller Clinic on Saturday April 1st at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center. The clinic will start at 9:00 am and cover Slalom, Jump and Trick events for all officials. No qualifications are required. An officials clinic is required every 4 years for each type of official rating you may hold. This is a great way to cover multiple ratings on a single day, and you get to spend some time with your skier friends.
The 35+ World Championship Team has won the USA Waterski Team of the Year award. Congratulations to Western Region skier Janie Fausold (Pleasant Grove, CA) who participated as a team member of the 35+ World Championship Team and her winning Silver medals in Jumping and Overall in the Women’s 55+ division. Awards will be presented to all team members in the
The Western Regional Council awarded the Regional Tournament bid for 2018 to Laku Landing, Windsor, Colorado at the winter meeting. The 2018 Nationals will be located at Mystic Lakes outside Wichita, Kansas. Bids for the 2019 Regional Tournament and National Tournament are now being accepted.
The volunteer officials have been selected for the 2017 Western Regionals to be held July 24-29 at Wet Set Village in Newberry Springs, CA. Congratulations to the following:
Chief Judge – Brad Corbin, Asst. Chief Judge – Russ Selsor, Appointed Judges – Ryan Nason, Barry Young, Mike Hayes, Brad Hartwell.
Chief Scorer – Kim Larsen, Asst. Chief Scorer – Judy Stanford, Appointed Scorers – Owen Letcher, Gail Heinrich
Chief Driver – Tom Nathan, Asst. Chief Driver – John Jacobson, Appointed Drivers – Bob Hardeman, Brad Conger, Brian Holm, Randy Hocking.
Technical Controller – Dee Johnson, Asst. Tech Controller – Don Strategier.
Safety Director – Jeff Gastra
Chief Announcer – Barry Horton
Registrar – Jackie Horton
The Western Region Mid Winter Council meeting was held in Reno Nevada on January 7, 2017. Attached are the meeting minutes with all attachements.
WESTERN REGION Council Minutes with attachements-Jan 2017 v1
Owen Letcher – West Region EVP