2023 Eastern Regionals and More!

I’m happy to announce that the 2023 Eastern Regionals will be held at The Pond at Avon (CT) from July 26-29.  The appointed officials are (Chief Judge) David Knight, appointed judges:  Ralph Hall, Evan Robbins, Chip Jones, George Vosburgh, Bill Cirilli; (Chief Driver) Matt Byrne, appointed drivers:  Doug Robbins, Dan Warner, Cole Maurer; (Chief Scorer) Dave Allen, appointed scorers:  Tonya Maurer, Becky Bartlett; (Chief Safety) Leda Carpenter, (Assistant Chief Safety) John Wilkins; (Aspiring Official) Scott Bellefeuille.

The Eastern Region’s appointed officials for the 2023 Nationals are (currently):  Ralph Hall, David Knight, Bill Cooper* (if no additional ER judges volunteer), Doug Robbins, Becky Bartlett, Dave Allen.  TG Powell was selected by the AWSA President to be Chief Scorer at  Nationals!

I’m also excited to announce that the 2024 Eastern Regionals will be held at Timberlake (VA), and the 2025 Eastern Regionals will be held at The Pond at Avon.  On behalf of the Eastern Region, I’d like to express thanks and appreciation to the Old Farms Skiers and Timberlake.

Winter Meeting materials and Zoom link

The Winter Meeting will begin at 9a.m. on Saturday, January 7.  The Zoom link and call-in information is provided below.  The meeting agenda and AWSA Board package are attached.

**Please consider being an appointed official at Regionals and/or Nationals.  Notify me of your interest at easternevp@gmail.com

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AWSA-BOD-Jan packet

2023 Winter Meeting Agenda

 

Eastern Region 2023 Winter Meeting & Call for Officials for Reg/Nat’l

The 2023 Winter Meeting will be held virtually on January 7, 2023, starting at 9a.m.  If you have any agenda items, please email them to easternevp@gmail.com

A later notification with the link to the meeting will be sent.

Please email me at the address above if you are interested in being an official at Regionals (July 26-29) or Nationals at West Palm (Aug. 9-12)

AWSA IAC Seeks Officials for 2023 Events

Please see below, spread the word, and act quickly if you are interested in volunteering for any of these events:

On or after Dec. 15, 2022, the AWSA International Activities Committee (IAC) will nominate officials for the 2023 international events listed below. To be considered for any of these events, you MUST COMPLETE AND RETURN THE APPLICATION FORM USING THE LINK BELOW (EMAIL IS PREFERRED) NOT LATER THAN NOV. 3, 2022. The IAC will make its recommended nominations to the AWSA Board, who will finalize the nominations. All persons having responded to this notice will be informed of the Board’s final nominations. Note that for those events listed below as “TBD,” we will resolicit interest once the dates and/or locations have been announced.
2023 World Open Championships – TBD
2023 35 Pan Am Championships – TBD
2023 Junior U.S. Open – Maize, Kansas (June 17-18, 2023)
2023 World U25 Championships – Chapala, Mexico (June 19-25, 2023)
2023 Pan Am Games – Santiago, Chile (October 20-November 5, 2023)
Application Form
https://www.teamusa.org/-/media/USA_Waterski/Disciplines/3-Event-Water-Skiing/2023OfficialsInterestLetter.pdf?la=en&hash=046230ED055B32FAFCCAF21F4A9D357FAE35A9CC

Please email forms or the necessary information to Jeff Smith (jsmith@honigman.com) not later than Nov. 3, 2022. Receipt of all email responses will be acknowledged.

Updated 2022 Policy & Procedures/Winter Meeting Reminder

Greetings Eastern Region!  This message is to let you know that the updated version of the Policy & Procedures is now available online under Governance and can be reached directly by clicking the below link.  The two notable changes, which are highlighted in yellow, are that only one representative from each qualifying State may sit on the Council, and the Tiny Richards award was retired as of the 2022 Summer Meeting.

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This message is also a reminder that the 2023 Winter Meeting will be held on Saturday, January 7th in Valley Forge, PA.  More details will follow, including the possibility of Clinic(s) on Sunday, January 8th.