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September Highlights and Key Dates

By Gabby Lord-Klein, 09/01/23, 9:00AM CDT


Welcome to the 2023-24 membership season!

At the WWF we’re thrilled to be at the beginning of another exciting year, and it's your commitment to the sport that truly makes Wisconsin wrestling shine. Together, we'll continue to build on the incredible momentum from previous seasons, fostering growth and excellence in the sport throughout Wisconsin. We look forward to another season of teamwork, competition, and camaraderie. Thank you for being an integral part of the WWF and USA Wrestling! 

Membership Renewals and Education

  • 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 leaders may need to go through a SafeSport refresher course and/or background check during the renewal process. We recommend doing this immediately to ensure you are ready for the season. Check out all the benefits here.
  • High School Teams: 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.
  • NEW Teal Course: USA Wrestling and Wrestle Like A Girl has launched a 2-hour online training to support the development of current and future coaches of girls and women's wrestling. This training is part of USA Wrestling’s National Coaches Education Program and will be offered for free to everyone through September 30th. 


WFS Camp Series
Our women’s freestyle camp series is back again for the 2023-24 season! These camps are open to all Wisconsin 14U, 16U, and Junior women with a USA Wrestling athlete membership and will run from September to April at various locations. NEW: Each camp will have a focused discussion topic to help you level up in all areas of your wrestling career—including guidance for planning your season, picking your best competition weight, proper nutrition practices, and creating a college recruiting profile. 
Select here for more information about the WFS program. The first camp is Sept. 24th at Ringers WC; select here to register today! 


WWF District and Annual Meetings scheduled

  • District Meetings: District meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, September 13th and 20th. Please select here to confirm your district, meeting location, date and time. The Wisconsin Wrestling Federation is divided into eight districts with a representative from each district responsible for the operation of the annual district meeting. Districts will hold elections and select kids’ state qualifier (formerly known as kids regional) tournament sites. District Directors for districts 1, 3, 5 and 7 are up for elections this year—current clubs and USA Wrestling leaders are eligible to vote.
  • WWF Annual Meeting: The Annual Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, October 15th at The Lodge in Mauston. This is an open meeting where we will hear from WWF State Chairperson, Todd Schaaf, and multiple other directors with their year-in-review. Up for vote this year are the positions of at-large directors. For more information on the WWF team, please visit us online here.


WNO at Parkside on Saturday, September 2nd.
FloWrestling Who's Number One will be at Parkside this Saturday—let’s pack the gym for our Wisconsin wrestlers! On the boys side will be a clash between 
Aeoden Sinclair and Connor Mirasola at 195 pounds. At 127 pounds for the girls will be Carley Ceshker versus Maryland's Taina FernandezGet your tickets today!


WI x Team USA Highlights
Look forward to watching Macey Kilty (WFS 65kg) and Brady Koontz (GR 55kg) compete at the 
Senior World Championships! Competition begins September 16th in Belgrade, Serbia. Mitchell Mesenbrink became a World Champion last month! He teched his way to the top of the podium in Amman, Jordan, helping Team USA to a 2nd place finish for the men’s freestyle team at the U20 World Championships. Aeoden Sinclair competed on his first World team at the U17 World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, going 1-1.


Visit USA Wrestling's event page to get a first look at the 2023-2024 schedule! 

The Wisconsin Wrestling Federation, guided by USA Wrestling, provides quality opportunities for its members to achieve their full human and athletic potential. Wisconsin Wrestling Federation will strive to be USA Wrestling’s best state organization.