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Southern Wake Wrestlers provides quality folk style wrestling programs for youth, middle school, and high school. We service Wake, Harnett, and Johnston Counties. Programs start at age 5 and extend through 18. Age divisions are 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, and High School.

Each age division is has three groups (explorer, experienced, and elite) based on experience and skill.

1) Entry level wrestlers (no experience up to 2 years).
2) Expect 6 to 8 dual meets and 1 to 2 local tournaments per season.

1) Wrestlers with at least 1 year of experience, have advanced past foundational skills, and have demonstrated the ability to begin competing at a higher level. 
2) Except 8 to 10 dual meets and 3 to 4 regional tournaments per season. Experienced wrestlers should also expect off season wrestling or opportunities to wrestle other styles (Roman-Greco or Freestyle).

1) Wrestlers seeking the highest levels of competition.
2) Expect 8 to 10 dual meets, 1 to 2 dual tournaments, and 4 or more tournaments throughout the Southern U.S.
***The goal of the elite division is have two teams that compete in state and national level championship competitions**

Practices are held Monday - Thursday at the Optimist Club Farm inside the clubhouse, starting October 4, 2021. 
Specific dates and times for each division are being coordinated now. Program costs will be announced soon.

We are looking for Coaches.
If you are interested in serving as a volunteer wrestling coach, please email us at [email protected] Coaches must complete a interview with the Wrestling Commissioner, complete a background check, and complete a coach's certification. More information and details are provided in the response to your email. 

Wrestling Season:

October 04 - 15:  Conditioning
October 18 - 29: Pre Season Practices (Preseason Tournaments for Experience and Elite)
November 1 - December 17: Practices and Competition
December 17 - January 7: Break (Tournaments for Experienced and Elite)
January 8 - 31: Practices and Competition
February 1 - March 12: Championships and Post Season Tournaments 

We are a proud member of The Strong Center 4 Excellence, providing quality youth sports programs. 

Questions can be sent via email to [email protected]

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