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The Wisconsin Wrestling Federation’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, October 2nd at The Lodge at Mauston, 104 Lodge Lane, Mauston WI. Check-in begins at 10AM, lunch will be served at 11AM and the meeting starts at 12 noon.
We are excited to share that guest speaker Dave Mathews, Director of Application Development at USA Wrestling, will be sharing a presentation on the use of the USAW membership system!
This will be extremely valuable to club directors, tournament directors, parents, etc. as we move into the new membership season. “This is such an exciting time for Dave Mathews to attend our annual meeting that you will not want to miss this opportunity to hear from the developer of the system,” said Todd Schaaf.
The annual meeting is open to all members. We will hear from WWF State Chairperson, Todd Schaaf, and multiple other directors with their year-in-review.
Up for vote this year are the positions of Kids Director, 16U Director, Junior Director, Women’s Director and University Director. Sanctioned clubs with 10+ members are eligible to vote.
All attendees are eligible to win 2 UW Badger football tickets to the October 22nd game vs. Purdue located on the 45-yard line, and 2 suite tickets for all sessions to the 2023 WIAA Individual High School State tournament.
VOTING (WWF bylaws section 2.4)Nominations shall be made prior to elections. The results of votes shall be shared with membership once tallied. At the Annual Meeting of Members, each USA Wrestling chartered club in Wisconsin as of the date of the meeting shall be entitled to one vote if the minimum membership requirement is met. The minimum membership requirement for a club is at least 10 members (to include athletes plus Wrestling Leaders. For any club with 10-25 members, the club shall receive one vote. Clubs with 26-50 members shall receive two votes, and clubs with 51 members shall receive three votes. No club shall have more than three votes. Membership shall be determined by using USA Wrestling’s membership system. In the case of club membership and/or voting eligibility, the Membership Director shall make the final determination.
The previous or current membership season records may be used to determine the number of members a club has, provided the club in question was chartered during the previous season. Voting privilege for a chartered club shall be provided to the club director listed in USA Wrestling’s membership system or his/her designee. The designee must be a current Wrestling Leader of USA Wrestling in order to be an eligible designee. If a club has a voting designee, this must be provided to the Vice-Chairperson before the annual meeting begins. Anyone voting has to have a current USA Wrestling Leader card.
The Wisconsin Wrestling Federation, guided by USA Wrestling, provides quality opportunities for its members to achieve their full human and athletic potential. Wisconsin Wrestling Federation will strive to be USA Wrestling’s best state organization.