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Girls Wrestling Has Grown Nationwide for 28 Consecutive Years, According to NFHS

Nationwide Participation

The NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) has released the results of its annual sports participation survey. And, once again, girls wrestling has had great growth in its participation numbers over the previous academic year. With 16,562 participating wrestlers this year, girls wrestling had a 13.5% increase as compared to last season’s 14,587. Girls wrestling moved ahead of girls dance (14,875 participants) moving up to the 18th spot in participation for girls. There is a good chance that wrestling could jump ahead of gymnastics this upcoming season; especially with Colorado (as a pilot program), … Read more

3rd Annual Best High School Girls Programs in California Top-30 List

Wrestling season is right around the corner so what better time to release our 3rd Annual Best High School Girls Programs in California Top-30 List?!

In 2011, when the first official CIF girls wrestling state championships took place, 154 schools participated. 2018 saw 220 schools competing (an increase of 28 schools over last year). Since that first championship tournament, 491 different schools have sent at least one wrestler to represent them. This year, 50 schools that had not sent a single wrestler to the tournament since 2011 were represented by at least one! Programs have come and gone but a … Read more

Cancelled – 2018 UCLA Summer Training Series – 8 of 8 @ Covina HS

“Training is open to all females and all ages. This the place to be if you or your athlete is transitioning from high school to college. Last year, we had girls from Emmanual [sic], Cumberlands, Ottawa, and other colleges attending our sessions.” – Joe Huerta, UCLA Women’s Wrestling

2018 AAU Junior Olympic Games Girls Freestyle Wrestling

 

AGES: 6-14 and High School (See entry packet for division breakdowns)

FOR MORE INFO: Entry Packet

FOR REGISTRATION: TrackWrestling.com

ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries must be received through TrackWrestling by Thursday, July 20, 2018. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE DEADLINE DATE.

ATHLETE WEIGH-IN: Sunday, July 29, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Scales will be available to competitors one (1) hour prior to the start of weigh-in. In addition, a workout area
will be available Sunday, July 29th at the Iowa Events Center from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The actual weight
classes of each competing wrestler will … Read more

Cancelled – 2018 UCLA Summer Training Series – 7 of 8 @ El Modena HS

“Training is open to all females and all ages. This the place to be if you or your athlete is transitioning from high school to college. Last year, we had girls from Emmanual [sic], Cumberlands, Ottawa, and other colleges attending our sessions.” – Joe Huerta, UCLA Women’s Wrestling

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