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Event Logo Officials Training Clinic - Eastern Region
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - Sunday, January 22, 2017
Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

Location: Christopher Newport University,  Freeman Center, 1 University Pl, Newport News

Purpose: The purpose of the clinics is to assist coaches, meet planners, referees, and track officials in creating a successful track & field environment.  The clinics will stress the fundamentals of track officiating, points of emphasis, new changes from all rule books, national mechanics, and tips of the trade. 

Schedule: 
The clinic will be broken into 2 parts:  
Part 1 is dedicated for new officials that are interested in being certified.  During this 1st hour, we will do registration, paperwork, and orientation for new officials.  Even though this portion is geared towards the newer official, it is open to ANY official who wish to come early and attend. 
The 2nd portion is the standard clinic (for ALL). 

New officials’ clinic at 8:00 
registration at 8:30 
clinic starts for ALL at 9:00
 
Tentative time schedule:
1 hour: New officials’ certification/orientation
30 minutes of position-by-position descriptions, duties, and responsibilities
20-30 min: Certification upgrades, setting goals, updates from USATF national meeting
2+ hours: Safety and rules changes using points of emphasis, Q&A
30 minutes – open Q&A and advice – group discussion
Door prizes: during the clinic
 
Cost: Cost of advance registration has been set to $30, but will be $35 at the door.  If you elect to become a certified official, your certification fee will be covered by your clinic fees. 
Credit cards will be accepted on the day of the clinic.  
 
Advance registration forms and payments can be sent to:
Bill Anderson
PO Box 70202
Henrico, VA 23255
Checks are to be made out to USATF-Virginia
 
The PowerPoint presentation that we will be using will be provided to all.