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OUR 2019-2020 TEAM

GENERAL INFORMATION

Rockford Youth Wrestling is open to students of any skill level from 4 years old/PreK through 6th grade

Practices are held at the RCC in the Rockford High School Wrestling Room.

Practice Attire:  Wrestling/indoor-only shoes, shorts, a t-shirt, and protective headgear are recommended. We do have a supply of shoes to rent.

All registered wrestlers will receive a free t-shirt and free registration to the Rockford Youth Wrestling Tournament in January should we be able to host it safely this year. 

Registration

Part 1: Closed

PreK-Kinder. OR 1st Year Wrestler

Mondays

Nov. 15 – Jan. 22

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Fee: $45

1st-2nd Grade OR 2nd Year Wrestler

Tues./Thur.

Nov. 9 – Jan. 22

5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

Fee: $60

3rd-6th Grade OR 3rd Year Wrestler

Tues./Thur.

Nov. 9 – Jan. 22

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Fee: $75

 

Part 2: 2021 Registration is OPEN!

PreK-6th Grade

Geared towards kids interested in participating in individual and team tournaments

Tues./Thur.

Jan. 25 - Mar. 3

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Fee: $90


Goals of RAAA Youth Wrestling

Our intent is to create an opportunity for both boys and girls to develop their skills as wrestlers and student-athletes.  There will be opportunities during the season for wrestlers to exhibit their developing skills against wrestlers from surrounding communities, including tournaments and team dual meets.

Why Should Kids Wrestle?

  • Wrestling builds intensity, footwork, agility, balance, strength & body awareness
  • Wrestling teaches discipline
  • Wrestling instills confidence
  • Wrestling teaches self-reliance
  • Wrestling teaches mental toughness
  • Wrestlers learn how to respect their opponents
  • It is one of the few sports where a child's foot speed, ball-handling skills, hand-eye coordination, & size do not matter
  • There is room for everyone and wrestlers only compete against others in a similar skill/weight class

Billy’s Bingo Fundraiser - CLOSED AT THIS TIME

All RAAA sports volunteer time to call Bingo at Billy’s bar in Rockford as part of our fundraising efforts every Monday night 6-8:30 p.m.  Each sport is assigned a night on a rotating basis, and that sport is responsible for three parent volunteers to call Bingo in a casual, fun environment.  This is a significant fundraising activity for us and volunteers receive $10 off an upcoming RAAA registration fee.

Optional Tournaments

There are a number of open tournaments throughout the season. Visit The Guillotine, the preeminent amateur wrestling website for the Minnesota wrestling community, for the open tournament calendar.

Questions

Email:  raaawrestling@raaasports.com

Board Contacts

Kristine Modrow – Director  (kristinemodrow@raaasports.com

Craig Cihlar - Associate Director (craigcihlar@raaasports.com

Teri Staggemeyer – Treasurer (teristaggemeyer@raaasports.com)

Open – Secretary

Todd Bird - Board Member

Nick Folger – Board Member 

Josh Jennings – Board Member


 

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