RHODE ISLAND WRESTLING ASSOCIATION (RIWA)
RIWA is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to
the promotion of wrestling at all levels throughout the state of
Rhode Island, and providing opportunities for safe competition with
maximum exposure to various styles of wrestling. RIWA and its member
clubs are USA Wrestling sanctioned organizations.
Click here to view the 2014 revised RIWA
By-Laws, or RIWA
tournament guidelines. Click here to view the
RIWA meeting minutes archive.
- Coventry Renegades Tournament will
be held on Sunday February 17th at Coventry HS. Click here to
- RI Kids State Championship is set
for March 3rd at JWU Wildcat Center. You must participate in two
RIWA tournaments to be eligible. There are two tournaments
scheduled for February (see the schedule).
- The next RIWA board meeting is
Monday, February 25th 7 PM at the Anthony PNA, 15 Meeting St.
- Applications for the RIWA Annual
Scholarship are now being accepted. Click here to view the
eligibility and application
procedure. Click here to get the
Submit applications to Bob
Soares no later than May
- Beat the Streets Providence Girls
Freestyle Practice is open to all local girls. RI practices are
held Tues/Thurs from 6-7:30 at Moses Brown (the wrestling "pit" in
the Field House). Click here to register for FREE (required to
- Congratulations to our annual
scholarship winners Joe Pelletier and James Baccala. Read the
story in the Johnston
- Coaches must have a current USAW
membership and at least a Copper certification to be allowed on
the mat during competition. The course can be taken online on the USA
Wrestling web site.
- All tournament registrations must
be completed on-line (http://www.TrackWrestling.com). Note that you must already have or create a
TrackWrestling account and add wrestlers to your TrackWrestling
invoice. The USA Wrestling ID and TW numbers are not the same.
- RIWA Paperless scoring system
continues to improve. To learn how it works; review guide, or the score table tutorial,
to keep in mind when scoring.
- All RIWA athletes must submit
completed medical information to their club representative. Click
here for the
- The International Olympic Committee
voted to keep wrestling in the 2020 Olympics. Thanks for your
support! Find out more, on the Keep
Wrestling in the Olympics web site or
- Know the signs of concussion, and
what to do (read
the RIIL booklet).
- Title IX still impacts college
sports. Click here to follow the latest Title IX news.
Participants of the first 2018 Tournament featuring the
Girl's Division. Check the schedule for other tournaments hosting the
Girl's/Women's Division and help us grow. With enough participation,
we hope to add this division to all tournaments.
Joe Pelletier and James Baccala are awarded $500
scholarship at the June RIWA Board Meeting
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Address any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: As of 16 February 2019