OPEN LETTER FROM OKWA BOARD
Coaches and Coordinators,
As you may have already read or discovered, Oklahoma USA Wrestling (“ USAOK”) plans to organize their own series of youth folk style wrestling tournaments. This letter is intended to clarify any misunderstandings that might arise from their announcement, especially since the announcement referred to OKWA, and may have inadvertently implied that USAOK was replacing OKWA.
OKWA has not merged or partnered with USAOK. OKWA will continue to be the primary organization for Oklahoma youth folk style wrestling, just as we have for many years. We have successfully managed and organized Oklahoma’s youth wrestling program for almost 40 years, and we will continue to organize and operate the Oklahoma regional and state championship tournaments, as well as sanction the weekend club tournaments. All of our wrestlers and clubs are free to participate in other supplemental organizations and events, such as USAOK, as they wish, and we encourage each club and each wrestler to take advantage of any additional opportunities.
OKWA will continue to update and expand our website – OKWA.US. We are always exploring new ways to improve and we want to make it an easy-to-use solution for our teams, coaches, coordinators, and parents.
In the very near future, you will be receiving information about your region's annual meeting. Each region's meeting will allow teams to discuss tournament scheduling and provide information about OKWA's organization and direction. Your input, thoughts and suggestions are extremely valuable and appreciated by OKWA.
OKWA is looking forward to the 2015-2016 wrestling season. It is easy to observe that our sport is continuing to grow more and more popular, and competitive, and this is an exciting time for wrestling of all styles. We remain dedicated to promoting and improving youth wrestling. It is our goal for all youth wrestlers to have the opportunity to get on the mat and experience everything that this great sport has to offer.
If you have any questions or concerns at all, please contact one of our board members. Their information is listed below.
President – Terry Davis    405-471-2803   gotwrestlingreturns@yahoo.com
Central Region – Carl Mize    405-990-3255   camize@swbell.net
Northwest Region – Don Huff    580-370-6022   pywso@hotmail.com
Northeast Region – Lee LamHo    918-694-4700   leelamho@gmail.com
Southern Region – Michael Mitchell   405-574-6208   coachmitchell82@outlook.com
Secretary – Lynn Fowler    405-517-0392   lefowler23@yahoo.com
Until we meet on the mats,
Your OKWA board

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Every year I start this process and a good many people follow the instructions and everything works GREAT, but, the few that don't can cause both of us to become irritated with the other.
EVERY wrestling requirement for the All State Award has passed, you either QUALIFIED or you DIDN'T. Now the other parts of the award are grades for ONE SEMESTER. We have BOTH SEMESTERS of this school year, and FIRST semester following this summer, so we have THREE Semesters to get the Grades. The grades basically ONE B and the rest A's (I have a educator help me check all this) and at least 8 hrs of community service.
PLEASE, EMAIL me the names of those that qualify and lets get started on having things done BEFORE next November which IS ThE FINAL DEADLINE.

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