Life on the Water in the West

Category: Clinics

Upcoming Northwest Clinics — May 21st

 Safety Clinic

May 21st, 9am at Sabrina lake, Halsey, OR.

If you are interested in going to get/maintain/upgrade your safety rating please let Shana Quick know as soon as possible.


Judges, Scorers & Drivers

Kent Fire Station #73 (The place where we have been the last couple of years.)
Saturday, May 21st   9am-2pm
26512 Military Rd. S., Kent, WA 98032
Judges, Scorers, & Drivers.   $10 fee for each one.   Signup form at clinic.
Clinic Questions  John and Lucy Goodman


Trained Driver & AWSA Driver Clinic

DATE:  5/21/2016
TIME:  Starts at 8am SHARP!  
PLACE:  No Name Lake, Molalla, OR
AWSA Driver Clinic – Merle Vasbinder, Ken Smith, Scott Thompson. 
Trained Driver Clinic – Dennis Phillips.
COST:  $10
The Trained Driver Clinic and AWSA Driver Clinic will run separately but concurrently.  If you prefer, you can complete the On-Line version of the Trained Driver course. The on-the-water session will conclude the Trained Driver Course and will begin around 11:00am.  Regardless of how you take the course, this section is mandatory to achieve your Trained Driver credential.  Please check the MVR requirement on and apply for your MVR report as necessary BEFORE you attend the course.
For those attending the AWSA Driver course for maintenance purposes, make sure your MVR is current to receive proper credit.
Please forward this email to anyone who you think may be interested in either clinic or contact me with any questions.  RSVP to Scott Thompson or Dennis Phillips so we can get an accurate head count.  Make sure to indicate which clinic you plan to attend (AWSA Driver or Trained Driver).


Sacramento Area Safety Clinic – April 30, 2016

Jim Bristow will be hosting a Safety Clinc in the Sacramento area at Redwood Shores Lake on April 30, 2016. For additional information please contact Jim via email at

Costs for all SACTO clinics are $25.00, a $10.00 discount is provided for Regular and Senior Officials.

Sacramento Area Clubs Hosting Officials Clinics

The Sacramento Area Waterski Clubs (SACTO) will be hosting clinics for Judeges, Scorers, Technical Controllers, Safety adn Rated Drivers this spirng. Please see the USA Waterski Web site for additional information.

Update on the Judges/Scorer Clinic in Kent, WA

Brief update for the Judges and Scorer’s Clinic in the North West:

Clinic; May 16, 2015 at Kent Fire Station #73, Kent WA. Judges/Scorers combined and Drivers Clinic same day. Sign up at Fire Station at 10:00 am. Plan to stay all day. Preload your laptop with the 2015 new rule book, available from the USA WS website. Contact John Goodman at or 360-201-4453 cell.

Upcoming Officials Clinics in the West

The following Officials Clinics are scheduled in the Western Region, please look for one near you and let the organizers know if you will be attending.

March 27th and 28th, 2015 – AWSA Drivers Clinic in Sacramento, CA contact Will Bush

March 29th, 2015 – AWSA Judges, Scorer & Technical Controller Clinic in Sacramento, CA contact Richelle Matli or Owen Letcher

April 11th, 2015 – Safety Clinic in Brentwood, CA contact John Crivello

May 16th, 2015 – AWSA Drivers Clinic in Kent, WA contact John Goodman

May 16th, 2015 – AWSA Judges & Scorers Clinic in Kent, WA contact John Goodman

For all the latest clinic information or specific contacts check the USA WS website under Officials

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