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Below are highlights and key dates for the month of November.
WFS Camp Updates: The next camp in our women’s freestyle (WFS) monthly series is this Sunday, November 6th, at UW-Stevens Point. Camp falls the day after the Pointer Open, so this is a great opportunity to watch collegiate women’s freestyle wrestling and make a weekend of it. Schools registered to compete (followed by their preseason ranking) include Adrian (NCAA #14), Albion, Augsburg (NCAA #5), Augustana, Carthage (NCAA #20), Dakota Wesleyan, Eureka, Lakeland, North Central (NCAA #1), Northern Michigan, Siena Heights and UW-Stevens Point (NCAA #16). Register for camp here; more information is posted online.
WWCA Convention: The WWCA 2022 Wrestling Coaches Fall Convention is this Friday and Saturday, November 4th and 5th in Green Bay. Todd Schaaf and Scott Kluever will lead one of the scheduled breakout sessions on the topic of “Opportunities for Wrestlers of All Ages.” Learn more about the event here.
2022-23 USAW Membership Reminders:
High School Teams: Team Memberships are still available! The WIAA high school season begins Monday, November 14th. USA Wrestling presents an annual opportunity for high school teams to purchase memberships for their entire team for $500. Teams will receive an unlimited number of athlete memberships for the season and an official USA Wrestling Club Charter among other benefits. Check out the details here.
Individual Athletes and Leaders: All individual memberships must be renewed on a yearly basis. Visit the USAW membership system to renew yours today. Please note that you may need to go through a SafeSport refresher course and/or background check during the renewal process. We recommend doing this immediately. Check out the benefits here.
Sanctioned Events: The WWF online calendar is updated with sanctioned events for the 2022-23 season as they are submitted. Please submit event flyers if you would like them posted online. The WWF website tournament pages are updated with 2023 information for the Kids Folkstyle State Qualifiers, Kids Folkstyle State, Kids Team State, and Freestyle and Greco State.
WI x Team USA Highlights: Brynn Engel (WFS 33KG) will represent Team USA at the U15 Pan American Championships in Colombia, Saturday, November 5th. Qualification rounds begin at 10AM and medal matches will be contested at 5PM. Alisha Howk (WFS 55KG) earned a bronze medal at the U23 World Championships in Pontevedra, Spain, in October, and the U.S. women’s freestyle team earned second place overall; Benji Peak competed at 72KG in Greco-Roman.
The Bill Farrell Memorial International returns to the New York Athletic Club, November 18th-19th. Stay tuned for a list of wrestlers to watch from Wisconsin.
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