USAWP Referee Certification School – Feb 20th

In conjunction with the FINA Women’s Intercontinental Tournament this week in Flower Mound/Lewisville (click here for more info), USA Water Polo will have a USA Water Polo Referee Certification School on Saturday, February 20th from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Lewisville ISD Westside Aquatic Center (cost of clinic includes admission to the afternoon/evening games). This referee clinic is open to anyone interested in learning more about the sport including coaches, athletes, and parents (not just referees). Jim Cullingham, USA Water Polo’s Director of Referees, will be administering the clinic. Again, all are welcome to participate in the clinic. Athletes, coaches, and parents are highly encouraged to attend to help themselves learn more about the sport.  Attached is a flyer for the clinic and all clinic information is listed below. Please register online ( see link below). If you can’t register online, same day registrations at the clinic will be accepted. Pass the word and come out to learn more about the great sport of water polo from the referee perspective!!!
USA Water Polo Referee Certification School: The School will highlight Current USA Water Polo Rules and Interpretations, including Modifications for Younger Age Divisions, “You Make The Call” Exercises, and Presentations by your Local Referee Leadership in regard to Training and Evaluation opportunities in your Zone. We will also discuss the responsibility and accountability associated with being a Certified USA Water Polo Referee.
Hosted by the Southwest Zone
Earn Extra $$ Working in the Sport You Love!!
WHAT: USAWP Referee School
WHEN: 9:00 am –5:00 pm CT, Saturday, February 20, 2016
WHERE: Lewisville ISD Westside Aquatic Center 1750 Duncan Lane, Lewisville, TX 75067
COST: $10 USAWP Members / $20 Non-Members (Registration fee includes one admission to FINA Women’s Intercontinental Tournament 2/20/16)

Flyer: USA Water Polo Referee Certification School

FINA Women’s Intercontinental Cup in Lewisville, TX

USA Water Polo along with Thunder Water Polo will be hosting the FINA Women’s Intercontinental Cup from Tuesday, February 16th – Sunday, February 21st. Joining Team USA will be National Teams from China, Australia, Japan, Canada, and Brazil. The event will be located at the Lewisville ISD Westside Aquatic Center in Flower Mound/Lewisville. Three games will be played on each day of the competition with each team playing one game per day. This event will have plenty of high level international competition and will be the final tune-up prior to Olympic Qualification in March. This is a wonderful opportunity for coaches, athletes, and parents to watch the highest level water polo in the world in the Southwest Zone.

Attached is a flyer with the event schedule. On Tuesday-Saturday, games will be at 4:40 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:20 pm. On Sunday, the games will be a little earlier at 10:00 am, 11:20 am, and 12:40 pm. Admissions to the event is minimal as we look forward to the local water polo community to come out, cheer on Team USA, and show the world the North Texas is a great place to play and compete. Athletes, coaches, and parents are encouraged to come out and watch as often as possible.

Thunder Flyer – Fina Women’s Intercontinental Cup

Spin Lob Results

Game results and standings from the Spin Lob tournament held at UT Austin this past weekend hosted by Longhorn Aquatics:

NYAC 25 Austin 1
Darkside 15 UT 2
Swedish Fish 10 TOTEX 5
Olympic Club 16 NOVA 8
Chicago 11 Thunder 6
Dallas 7 Asphalt Green 11
NYAC 19 Chicago 2
Darkside 9 Asphalt Green 12
Swedish Fish 11 Clayton 14
Olympic Club 20 HOPS 6
Clayton 13 TOTEX 16
Austin 4 Thunder 17
UT 9 Dallas 20
(Quarter) NYAC 16 NOVA 3
(Quarter) Asphalt Green 13 Chicago 5
(Quarter) Swedish Fish 9 Darkside 10
(Quarter) Olympic Club 19 Clayton 10
Austin 9 UT 7
Thunder 9 HOPS 9.2
Dallas 9 TOTEX 12
(5th Place) NOVA 9 Clayton 13
(5th Place) Swedish Fish 16 Chicago 6
(Semi) NYAC 17 Asphalt Green 7
(Semi) Darkside 6 Olympic Club 11
(9th Place) HOPS 8 TOTEX 12
(3rd Place) Asphalt Green 6 Darkside 9
(1st Place) NYAC 9 Olympic Club 9.2
(11th Place) UT 15 Thunder 20
(11th Place) Austin 12 Dallas 5

Gator Gals 5 UT 8
HOPS W Wahoos L
Gator Gals 1 Wahoos 16
UT 1 HOPS 17
Wahoos 12 UT 3
HOPS 15 Gator Gals 2
(3rd Place) Gator Gals 5 UT 8
(1st Place) Wahoos 11 HOPS 8

1. Olympic Club
3. Darkside
4. Asphalt Green
T-5. Swedish Fish
T-5. Clayton
T-7. Chicago
10. HOPS
T-11. Dallas
T-11. Thunder
T-13. Austin
T-13. UT

1. Wahoos
3. UT
4. Gator Gals

Olympic Club:

Austin Wahoos: