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  1. The $1500 is a projected budget for Fargo, the Board is exhausting its resources to make this trip more equitable for all parties involved. We appreciate the enthusiasm, have a wonderful day. TNUSAWrestling.com
  2. Minutes of every Annual Meeting are posted on our web site. (There is a section for Budget) Please go to https://www.tnusawrestling.com/page/show/948194-meeting-minutes 2018 Annual Meeting of TWF Holiday Inn Murfreesboro Murfreesboro, TN Members present Ben Bowers Chairman Doug Badon Vice Chairman Garrett House Membership Director Michael Scott Women’s Director Jerry Teaster East Director David Isabell Middle North Director Pete Miller Middle South Director James Torres South Director Nelson Shirley West Director Shane Weller Technology and Communication Director *Also present Josh Sturgill(acting treasurer) and Mark Beckwith(acting Secretary) Awards Youth of the year Hunter Sturgill Schoolboy of the year Sammy Shires Cadet FS Cooper Flynn Cadet GR Cody Chittum Junior FS Grant Lundy Junior GR Sawyer Knott and Tommy Brackett Female of the year Kenya Sloan Women’s coach of the year Junior Jimenez Official of the year Garrett Bowers Volunteer of the year Christa Palmieri TWF Member of the year Nelson Shirley Positions up for vote West TN Director East TN Director Membership Director Secretary Technology/Communication director Josh Sturgill to fill vacancy from outgoing midterm departure. Garrett House nominated Josh and the board unanimously voted to allow Josh to finish the term that had been vacated Garrett House motions for Treasurer and Technology Director to be voting members of the board and Secretary to be non voting member of the board. This motion passed unanimously by the board members present. **tabled item** Technology Director training Policies and Procedures Athletes for Best of the Best selected by region director and coach per Chairman Ben Bowers **Tabled item** Athletes for national duals teams. State champion will get first position at the weight they won. If they change weight then coach decides and any positions in question can be appealed to the board. Athletes to attend SE regionals MUST attend State tournament **tabled item** clarification of meaning of validated and verified proof of life events for waivers from State tournament Male Athletes to attend Junior/Cadet Nationals(Fargo) MUST attend State and SE regionals or receive waiver from board once the meaning of “validated and verified” proof is detailed from tabled item Coaches on National Duals teams MUST fill out coaches application, signed Coaches Code of Conduct, attend the State tournament, be invited(by board approval) to and attend dual team camp, and must also have good chemistry with team and the coach and club must be in good standing with the TWF Coaches for Junior/Cadet Nationals(Fargo) Coaches application, code of conduct and attend State tournament, Ironman, Best of the Best and help TWF run these events or get a waiver from the board. Attend SE regionals, attend National training camp, interview with a member of the board and have chemistry with team and the coach and club must be in good standing with TWFBudget for 2019 Presented to board for release to TWF members. Current projected budget expenses and cost for Junior/Cadet Nationals set at $1500. The projected budget was approved unanimously by the board. **Tabled items** Women’s director keys on growing women’s wrestling for 2019 Directors roles Open dates on schedule of events Amendments to Bylaws Change where it says “written notice” to “Written notice and/or Email/Electronic notice”. This change was voted in unanimously by the board Article 2 Proposed adding the phrase “and chartered as of the last day of the preceding month of May” . This motion failed to pass the board vote
  3. Cadet and Junior Nationals in Fargo July 12-19, 2019 TN USA Wrestling Qualifications 1. All Wrestlers Must attend TN USA State (PER USA Wrestling) 2. All Wrestlers Must attend a Regional Tournament 3. A Waiver can be applied for if above Qualifications can not be meet. Waivers will be considered with these Guidelines and Verifiable by a Member of the Board 1. Medical 2. School Event 3. Religious Event 4. Personal or Family Emergency All Waivers will be considered and Voted on by the Board. For Items except for Person/Family emergencies, Wavier Forms Completed Correctly must be submitted by April 27, 2019 to [email protected] TN USA Costs for Fargo All Wrestlers will attend Camp and Fargo as a Team. Camp will be July 8-11, 2019 Paperwork for the Team must be Submitted by June 28, 2019 Cost for Fargo is $1500.00 This includes -Camp -Gear -Food -Lodging -Travel -Coaching -Entry to Tournament Any Questions please contact Ben Bowers TNUSA Chairman [email protected] or Nelson Shirley West Region Director [email protected]
  4. Tennessee USA Wrestling 2019 Tournament Season - **Apr 6 TNUSA Best of the Best Duals Cane Ridge HS, TN - Apr 6-7 Senior Men’s Freestyle World Cup Iowa City, IA - **Apr 13 Bluff City Brawl FS/GR Tourney Bartlett HS, TN - **Apr 20 IRONMAN Folk, Free, Greco Champ. Blackman HS, TN - Apr 25-27 US OPEN Las Vegas - Apr 25-27 UWW Junior National Championships Las Vegas - **Apr 27 3rd Annual Keller Classic Bradley HS, TN - **May 4 TNUSA Freestyle Greco STATE Champ. Summit HS, TN - May 10-12 Woman’s UWW Cadet Junior World Team Trials Irving, TX - May 17-18 UWW Junior Freestyle World Team Trials Central Regional Championships Rochester, MN - May 18 Beach and Belt National Champ. Carolina Beach, NC - **May 24-26 Southeast Regional Championships Wilmington, NC - May 30-Jun 2 UWW Cadet and U23 World Team Trials Akron, OH - June 6-7 UWW Junior Greco World Team Trials Indianapolis, IN - June 11-15 Schoolboy Duals Indianapolis, IN - June 18-22 Junior Duals Tulsa, OK - June 27-30 Kids National Free Greco Champ. Wisconsin Dells, WI - July 12-19 Fargo National Championships Fargo, ND **TNUSA EVENTS** -----Tennessee USA Wrestling ---- Any Questions Please Contact a Member of the Board Ben Bowers Chairman 574-215-8586 [email protected] Doug Badon Vice Chairman 423-335-3045 Jerry Teaster East Dir. 865-599-3468 Pete Miller Middle South Dir. 423-595-3878 David Isbell Middle North Dir. 719-494-6685 James Torres South Dir. 862-686-9292 Nelson Shirley West Dir 901-827-2445 Garrett House Membership Dir 901-289-3795 Michael Scott Woman’s Dir 615-920-1201 Approved by board and Edited 9/29/2018 BMB Qualifications For Athletes: SE Regionals- Attend TNUSA Wrestling State Kids FS and GR National Championships- Attend TNUSA State Cadet and Junior Nationals FARGO- Attend TNUSA State and ANY Regionals Any Questions Please Contact Ben Bowers TN USA Wrestling Chairman 574-215-8586 [email protected] TNUSAWRESTLING.COM Link to online Schedule: https://www.tnusawrestling.com/page/show/946559-home
  5. If you can not make the meeting in person, please call in on the Go to Meeting at 6 pm Central. TWF Meeting Sat, Sep 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/221110101 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (669) 224-3412 Access Code: 221-110-101
  6. The Annual Meeting on Saturday September 29th, 2018 being held in Murfreesboro is open to all who wish to attend. The 4pm CST meeting will be for all Business to be discussed and reviewed by the Clubs, ie. Schedule Release, Policy and Procedures for 2018-2019 Season, and an Open Dialog on how to grow Freestyle and Greco in Tennessee. The 6pm CST meeting will held solely for the purpose of the Annual Vote. This should take about 30 minutes. Any questions please call Benjamin Bowers @ 574-215-8586 or Doug Badon @ 423-335-3045 Holiday Inn 1453 Silohill Lane Murfreesboro, TN 37129 If you cannot be there in person please call in to represent your club. TWF Meeting Sat, Sep 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/221110101 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (669) 224-3412 Access Code: 221-110-101
  7. At the 4p.m. Coach's Meeting we should have a Coach from Cumberland U and UTC. All are welcome.
  8. On September 29, 2018 the TWF will be having a Coach's Conference at 4 p.m CST. in the Hotel. This is a chance to meet the Board Members, get updates on the TN USA Wrestling Season, how to get involved, and also have open dialog about Freestyle and Greco in Tennessee. Following the Coach's Conference the Annual Meeting will be held at about 6 p.m CST, this will be a Board Meeting with all TN USA Wrestling Clubs in Tennessee to conclude all business for the 2017-2018 season and vote in new members of the Board. Please set aside some time to come by and meet with us. If you cannot make the meeting, please call in or log on to the GO TO Meeting, to be included in the Annual Vote. Any questions please call Benjamin Bowers @ 574-215-8586 or Doug Badon @ 423-335-3045 Holiday Inn 1453 Silohill Lane Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  9. The Tennessee USA Wrestling Annual Meeting will be on September 29, 2019 @ 6pm CST. The meeting will be held in the Nashville Area at a venue yet to be named, for anyone who can't make it to the meeting, all clubs will be able to call in on a conference call at the same time. Any Questions please call Ben Bowers @ 574-215-8586, Chairman TN USA Wrestling. Venue will be posted as soon as possible. Thank you for your support. TWF Meeting Sat, Sep 29, 2018 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/221110101 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (669) 224-3412 Access Code: 221-110-101
  10. Meeting tonight. This is the last chance for coaches to get qualified for the Tennessee Delegation. It will be an amazing year.
  11. 24 hours till the last Coaches meeting to be qualified for Fargo. The meeting is intended to help the State Delegation to Fargo get organized before the trip. If you wish to attend Fargo as a coach, please be on this call it will be about 30 minutes and it is the final conference call before the board meets to decided on the delegation to Fargo. All paper work must be in by July 1st. Any questions please call Ben Bowers 574-215-8586.
  12. All requirements are to be submitted by July 1st. Please check out the coaches requirements on TNUSAWrestling.com. Safesport has been added to the submission process.
  13. Per USA Wrestling as of July 1st all Coaches and Officials must have completed SAFE SPORT to participate in all USA Wrestling events. All coaches can find a link at our web page. TNUSAWrestling.com All requirements must be met by JULY 1st. Any Questions please call Ben Bowers 574-215-8586
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