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Thursday
May292014

State Officers Participate in Washington State CTSO Training

Please welcome your new State Officers straight off of training at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound.

The new student board has impressed your BOD with their willingness to pursue tasks on their own for planning the upcoming WCTSMA year. Look for some new and exciting events being planned by your new student leadership board.

Thursday
May152014

Summer Leadership Brings In New State Officers

WCTSMA will kick-off 2014-2015 with Summer Leadership at Kayak Point Park in Stanwood Wednesday August 13, 2014. Our newly trained state officers will lead the activities both educational and fun. As always there will be water activities and a BBQ to feed the troops. It would be great to see 10-20 schools participating in this great WCTSMA event. Look for the registration on the Summer Leadership page. You can contact me directly if you need the information right away as school is winding down. Larry Howe, MS, ATC, AT/L WCTSMA Executive Director

Wednesday
May072014

26 WCTSMA Schools Qualify for Nationals

The 3rd annual National Online Championships for high school sports medicine students will be held May 19, 2014. WCTSMA will be well represented in the event. 26 teams from Washington state have qualified to compete for a national crown. The qualifying programs will compete by school size.

Here is your run down on who qualified:

Large Schools:

Wenatchee

South Kitsap

Moses Lake

AC Davis

Eisenhower

 

Medium Schools:

Issaquah

Auburn Mountainview

Mount Vernon

North Kitsap

Auburn

Stanwood

Eastmont

Yelm

Central Kitsap

Mount Si

 

Small Schools:

Olympic

Centralia

Franklin Pierce

Cheney

Pierce County Skills Center

Lynden

Klahowya

Kingston

Elma

Cedarcrest

 

Enumclaw High school has qualified when they participated in California earlier in April. You can read all about it in their previous posting on this website.

Good luck to all our schools as they quest for a national championship!

Tuesday
Apr292014

WCTSMA Packs Yakima Convention Center for State Competition

Over 700 WCTSMA members invaded the Yakima Convention Center last weekend for the 20th annual Spring Symposium and State Competition. Total numbers were close to 900 with vendors, proctors and other support personnel.

Houston Kraft and Jim Wallis captivated the crowd with their "Rock Star" performances behind the microphone. WCTSMA State Officers went out with a "bang" as most entertained their last duties on the student board. New State Officers were selected while 2 returning State Officers will resume the duty of president in a co-chair position.

Issaquah High School defended their state title with a win over Wenatchee in a usual tight battle. Our California friends, Valencia, proved their intelligence with a strong 3rd place finish and a number 6 finish overall in grade point average.

Results will be available shortly on the website as we piece together student forum, poster presentations, JV quiz bowl, and speed taping finishes.

Monday
Apr212014

The State Competition is Here!

On Thursday April 24, 2014, vehicles full of sports medicine students, instructors, and support personnel will be arriving in Yakima, Washington for the 20th meeting of the Spring Symposium and State Competition.

Please read the final BOD letter addressing last minute updates for the event. We will continue to update you here on this site with last minute notices. Please make sure to check the WCTSMA State Competition section for important notices. The Final Schedule has been posted there for you to print off for your needs.

We look forward to seeing everybody in a few short days!