2018 December Events

Here is a list of the events taking place in December. All events not listing what city they are taking place in are in SoCal locations. If you are holding or know of an event taking place in Southern California (or elsewhere but of significant impact to SoCal wrestler-girls) that is not listed here or in the Calendar page, please let us know via the Contact Us form so that I can correct the oversight if it fits the criteria.

SoCal WrestlerGirl now uses Google Calendar for posting events, it is a more versatile option for the site’s needs … Read more

Call To Action: Giving Tuesday

Wrestlers are some of the most grateful people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. It could be that being involved in a sport that asks so much of the athlete both physically and mentally, has made wrestlers appreciate not only everything they earn but everything that is given to them as well. And, what is the one thing that most wrestlers are grateful for? The are grateful for the opportunity to wrestle. Time and time again you will hear wrestlers say that the reason they are successful or were able to overcome a challenge was because of the … Read more

Age Division Names Change for USA Wrestling

As of November 7th, the Executive Committee of USA Wrestling has approved a change to the names of age divisions used at all USA Wrestling Regional and National Championships. When spoken, the age division names read “9 and Under”for 9U, “12 and Under” for U12 and so on. This is being done to fall more in line with the naming conventions of other youth sports.

It should be noted that state associations and local tournament hosts are not required to use USA Wrestling age divisions (nor weight classes), but this change will impact the names of age divisions at … Read more

Welcome Our New Sponsor WrestlingIQ!

SoCalWrestlerGirl.com is a labor of love and, like many such endeavors, is a one-person operation. I run the site on a shoestring budget with whatever time I am able to carve out throughout the day. I would like to believe that this site provides helpful information to all wrestler-girls, parents and coaches that visit it. Every message and email of encouragement fuels my efforts to continue with the mission. It’s also encouraging to come across a service that believes so much in what I am doing that it is willing to offer financial support to ease some of the burden … Read more

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to Add Women’s Wrestling

WCWA will grow to 50 programs for the 2019-2020 season

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, has announced that it will add women’s wrestling as a varsity sport during the 2019-2020 season. The school is a public university granting associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees, as well as doctoral degrees in audiology. The 400 acre campus has a staff of 544 and its student body is made up of 9,643 coeds. In athletics, UWSP is an NCAA Division III school.

Johnny Johnson, the men’s head wrestling coach, will also coach the women’s team during its … Read more

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