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Current Association Officers

Tom Sapp - President
Rob Conklin - Vice President
Pat Julian - Treasurer
Allison Jones - Secretary
Bill Julian - Past President

Lou Brown - Trustee
Chris Chamberlain - Trustee
Joe Carr - Trustee
John Daubenspeck - Trustee

2018-2019 Meetings

Cancellation Policy

Business meeting will begin at 6:45 pm, with the rules interpretation beginning at 7 pm
Sunday meetings will begin at 2 pm with no business meeting

Note: Pdf's will be posted the morning after each meeting.

Thurs., Aug. 9 - Fitch - no business meeting
Suburban League procedures
Thurs., Aug. 30 - Boardman
Cross Country Officiating positions

State Rules Meeting Change
5:30 pm, February 7
Austintown Fitch

All Winter/Spring meetings will be held at: Mahoning County Career and Technical Center
7300 N Palmyra Rd, Canfield, OH 44406
Unless otherwise indicated

Please enter through Door 55 - it's around the back!

Parking and entry map

Wed., Feb. 6 - Rule Changes, Points of Emphasis, Games Committee
Mon., Feb. 11 - Referee, Umpire, Infractions, Uniforms

Uniform examples - relays

Tues., Feb. 19 - Seeding, Scoring, Clerk, Starter, Finish
Wed., Feb. 27 - Throws
Mon., Mar. 11 - Jumps
Sun., Mar. 17 (outside - Fitch) - no business meeting
Sun., Mar. 31 - clinic (WATTS) - Clerk, Expediter, Starter, Finish - no business meeting
Sun., Apr 7 - situations (EP) - no business meeting

GYTOA Banquet
June 11, 2019
Dutch Haus Inn, Columbiana




Click here for some useful training videos

To access the NFHS Pre-Meet Notes for 2019, click here.


Login to your myOHSAA account


Click on the “Rules Meeting” icon

Click on “Find a State Rules Meeting”

Search for your sport specific State Rules Meeting using the ‘Sports’ and ‘Meeting Type’ drop-down menus

Click on ‘View Meeting’ once the State Rules Meeting has gone live (it's live now)

Area schools and colleges are looking for track officials for the spring of 2019 - check here to see meets that are looking now!


2019 GYTOA Social Calendar
Join us after the meet even if you are not working there!!


Congratulations to Ken Jakubec, who was recognized recently by the Ohio Track & Field & Cross Country Officials Association with a Contributor's Award for his many years as a meet manager and official.


For the You Are the Referee presentation by Jim Fox and John Daubenspeck from the OT&F&CCOA Clinic:

Complete with rules references
Power Point

Handout without rules references
Power Point

For Rob Conklin's clinic presentation on Gathering and Retaining Officials:
Power Point

The GYTOA will present a Sportsmanship Award to a deserving student athlete at the end of the school year. For a description of the award, please click here. For a coach's nomination form, please click here.

To view various NFHS track and cross country resources, click here.

Officials interested in becoming a starter may take advantage of our starter pistol loan program. For more information, click here.

For a Power Point from OHSAA regarding Arbiter, click here.
For the same info as a pdf, click here.
For an ArbiterOne instructional video, click here.

To check your meeting attendance, follow these instructions. (click link)



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