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Primavera Group Survey

Help WASUSA to improve our programming and value to our members, chapters, regions and competitions.  Complete the Primavera Group survey by clicking on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XD6ZQXG .   Your input is critical to our success!

WASUSA has engaged the Primavera Group, a marketing firm with a long history of working with sports organizations, to provide us with a long range marketing, strategic and programming plan to enhance and improve the benefits provided to our members, chapters, regions and competitions.  Primavera Group has developed a survey for the general membership to provide feedback on what we are doing well and those things that need to improve.  The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.  All information provided for this survey will be held in the strictest confidence by the Primavera Group.   Please take the time to respond to this survey...we need your input to grow and improve WASUSA.

Results - 2014 National Junior Disability Championships 

Results from NJDC can be found under Calendar & Events > NJDC > 2014 NJDC! Or by clicking here.

Call for Nominations - US Olympic Committee Prestigious Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for three prestigious United States Olympic Committee awards: the Olympic Torch Award and the Rings of Gold Award for both an individual and program.

OLYMPIC TORCH AWARD - Download application

The Olympic Torch Award is presented to an individual in recognition of outstanding service to the U.S. Olympic Movement. Now an annual honor, the award was first established in 1965. The recipient has made a positive impact on the Olympic Movement in the United States and has made many contributions to promoting the Olympic Ideals throughout the country.


  • Honors an individual
  • Recognizes meaningful impact on U.S. Olympic Movement
  • Does not need to be awarded in same year of contributions


The Rings of Gold awards annually recognize both an individual and a program dedicated to helping children develop their Olympic or Paralympic dreams and reach their highest athletic and personal potential.

Inaugurated in 1996, the Rings of Gold awards highlight individuals and programs making a difference in the lives of children by bringing the Olympic and Paralympic movements and ideals to the playing field. The individual honor recognizes someone who has dedicated his/her life to helping young people achieve their highest athletic potential, while also assisting them in setting goals and establishing the mechanisms

needed to achieve personal success on and off the field of play. The program award honors those programs committed to nurturing and developing the Olympic and Paralympic dreams and goals of children, teaching America‚Äôs youth valuable life skills and making a positive impact in their community.

Individual Criteria - Download Application

  • Honors an unsung hero involved with children and sport
  • Exhibits commitment to the Olympic and Paralympic movements
  • Demonstrates values of Olympism
  • Does not need to be awarded in same year of contributions

Program Criteria - Download Application

  • Recognizes a grassroots program that introduces children to Olympic/Paralympic sport
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Olympic and Paralympic movements through sports programming
  • Reaches a diverse population
  • Incorporates the Olympic Ideals into program
  • Does not need to be awarded in same year of program


Nominations must be submitted via the attached forms. An Awards Committee will review all nominations. Recipients will be honored during the 2014 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly, held Sept. 25-26 in Chicago.

  • The deadline for submission is Thursday, July 31, 2014. Questions and completed nomination forms should be sent to awards@usoc.org.
  • Each nominator may submit one nomination per award category.

Save the Date - WASUSA National Delegate Assembly

The 2014 WASUSA National Delegate Assembly (NDA) will be held November 6-9, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona at the Crowne Plaza - Phoenix Airport. This will mark the first NDA following our restructuring and the launch of our Regional Councils and Chapters representation. Plan to attend!

2014 WASUSA Membership

...OR...                         Download the 2014 Membership Form and mail to WASUSA

 This year, we are excited to announce the following: membership benefits:


  1. For the first time, we are offering multiple-year national (full) memberships
  2. All national members will be eligible to receive a subscription to Sports 'n Spokes at a 40% discount
  3. For the first time, all national (full)  members will be eligible for a membership drawing.  Our Board of Directors is awarding  $250.00 to 20 lucky general members to start up an Athlete Development Fund.  (eligible parents, coaches, officials and patrons winning may transfer their winnings to an athlete)
  4. Those choosing recreational membership will now be able to sign up online in advance of their regional meet.


For more information on membership, please review the Membership Q&A information page.