An eligible student must be a graduating high school senior of a public or private high school in Virginia.
An eligible student must be, or must have been, an active member of Virginia Wrestling Association (VAWA) during their high school years.
An eligible student must be a candidate for high school graduation at the end of the current academic year, and plan to enroll in an accredited 2-year or 4-year community college, college or university in the continental United States the following academic year.
An eligible student must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community commitment, and financial need.
The Annual VAWA Youth Folkstyle State Championships will be help February 23-24, 2019 at the Arthur Ashe Center in Richmond. Use this link for event details.
The Virginia Challenge Super States, March 17th, will be the Official Qualifier for the NWCA/USAW National High School Folkstyle Underclass Duals. The top underclass (non-senior) finisher in each weight qualifies. The Virginia Wrestling Association and Virginia Challenge will be working together to help support sending this team. The event will be on April 4-6, 2019 in Crawfordsville, IN.
Team VAWA will host the 2019 Capital Classic, Freestyle and Greco Championships
Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax June 8-9, 2019.
This Dual Meet event is for Women,Schoolboy, Cadet and Junior Wrestling Teams
As of July 1st, all USA Wrestling member coaches and/or officials must complete SafeSport training. This is mandated by the Federal Government to all USA National Governing Bodies. You must be certified as a Coach, Official or Event Volunteer to officiate, coach, work with or even do weigh ins. Anyone not certified can not be in the corner coaching nor approach a mat official.
For those who are in need of SafeSport training, below are the steps one can take to complete this.
· Set up/log into account at www.usawmembership.com (please note that if one has not been in USA Wrestling’s membership system since August 2017, they will need to set up an account)
· Claim profile (this can be done using user’s USAW ID or first name, last name, state, and date of birth)
· Access SafeSport training from profile or by clicking https://safesport.org/authentication/register?token=a62447d3-d54f-493f-8396-44d958b3d94e (please note that when asked for “membership number,” the user should enter his/her USAW ID
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