Lima-Findlay Wrestling Officials Association

So you want to become an Official and are wondering what your next steps are... Have no fear, we are here to help!


Currently there are two options recommended by our association, and both start by clicking the following link and following the directions for registration.


OHSAA Officiating Permit


Option 1 - 2018 Fall Class


Class Leader - Ron Nieset

Location - We Serve Coffee 114 E. Sandusky St. Findlay, OH

Dates - Classes: 10/11/18, 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18, 11/8/18, 11/15/18, 11/20/18 Practical Mat Time: 12/2/18 

Cost - 140.00 *includes course materials and 90.00 will be "reimbursed" on 12/2/18 as compensation for your first tournament worked

Who - class complete, enrollment currently closed 


Option 2 - 2019 One Weekend Spring Class (Tiffin)


Class Leader - Ron Nieset

Location - Tiffin, OH

Dates - 4/12/19 (5:00-9:00 pm), 4/13/19 (9:00 - 5:00) 4/28/19 (10:00-6:00)

Cost - Sponsored by OH-WAY

Who - Open to all students 14 years of age or older. *not recommended for student who do not have previous wrestling experience. 


Option 3 - 2019 One Weekend Spring Class (Columbus) 


Class Leader - Fred Feeney

Location - Otterbein University - Columbus, OH (overnight accommodations available) 

Dates - 4/12/19 (9:00-6:00), 4/13/19 (9:00-6:00) 4/14/19 (9:00-6:00)

Cost - 75.00

Who - Open to all students 14 years of age or older.  *not recommended for student who do not have previous wrestling experience. 





If you need further help or directions you can contact either Ron Nieset or Josh Inglis directly for assistance.