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February Highlights and Key Dates

By WWF, 02/01/23, 9:30AM CST


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Below is a list of sanctioned events in February, plus links for the most current National Duals and Fargo information, dates for our spring/summer zoom call series, and the 2023 Team USA selection criteria for Pan American and World Teams.

February Sanctioned Events
The WWF online 
calendar is updated with sanctioned events as they are submitted. Please submit sanctioned event flyers if you would like them posted online. If the calendar is showing up blank follow the steps here.

WFS Camp Updates 
The final camp in our women’s freestyle (WFS) monthly series is this Sunday, February 5th, at X-Factor Elite. Register 
here; more information is posted online. Stay tuned for details about spring training team opportunities.

Upcoming Informational Zoom Calls 
The WWF will host 
monthly informational zoom calls for our members again in 2023! The virtual series will share relevant information about WWF opportunities, Team Wisconsin, and more.

Join us online February 15th at 7PM for our first meeting. We will focus on information for the WWF Kids Folkstyle State Qualifiers and the Kids Folkstyle State Tournament. Please submit your most pressing topic suggestions for future meetings here.

Website Updates
The WWF athlete pages are updated with the latest information for 2023 National Dual teams and Fargo. This includes the qualification process, dates, cost and locations. Links: 
14U MFS & GR | 16U MFS & GR JR MFS & GR | WFS.

Coaching Credentials at Kids Qualifiers & State
The WWF 
Kids Folkstyle State Championships will be March 24th and 25th. Coaches must have a current USA Wrestling Leaders membership and a Copper Coaches Certification or higher to be matside—this includes parents, club coaches, etc. Coaches are required to purchase a coaches pass, and to have an updated profile photo in the USAW system to be matside.

Coaches are required to have a USAW Wrestling Leader Card to be matside at the Kids State Qualifiers on March 18th. Plan ahead as the Wrestling Leader card requires individuals to complete a mandatory background check and Safe Sport training.

Team USA Selection Process
USA Wrestling has released 2023 qualifying procedures for the men’s and women’s Pan American and World Teams. Read through the details for each age group and division 

2023 Bylaw Meeting Scheduled
The Wisconsin Wrestling Federation assigned a bylaw committee to review the current bylaws. The WWF Board of Directors approved the revisions presented by the committee. The next step is to have a zoom meeting with USA Wrestling chartered clubs in Wisconsin. The date of the meeting is Monday, February 27th at 7:30pm. Learn more online 

Let’s have another great month of wrestling!

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