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.
We kick off this season with the
CLCF Takedown Tournament on Saturday 7 December. Click
here to register, or go
RIWA Mat Officials mandatory
training will be held on Friday 28 November from 8:30AM-1PM at the
Mayo Quanchi practice space, 751 Main St., West Warwick. For more
information, click here or contact Jon
The next RIWA meeting will be held
on Monday 5 January, 7 PM at the Knights of Columbus hall, 475
Sandy Lane, in Warwick.
Thank you to everyone who
participated in the "Walk for Misty Lourenco". Misty is the RIWA
Chairperson and is battling cancer. The event is helping to assits
her family with mounting medical costs. For more information or to
make a donation, go to http://www.gofundme.com/Misty-Lourenco-Fund. View USA Wrestling's story
RISE is holding open practice at NK
HS Tuesday and Friday nights from 6 - 8 until Thanksgiving. Anyone
with a USA Wrestling card is welcome.
RIWA team competed at the Cape Cod
Duals in July (picture below).
RIWA awards the first annual
scholarship; $500 to Aaron Wolfang, Devin Hurst, Carl Neff, and
Mike Gallagher (picture below).
Matthew Dimen takes 4th place the
Freestyle and 5th place in Greco-Roman Bantam division at the
Kid's Nationals in Utah (picture below).
Coaches must have a current USAW
membership and at least a Copper certification to be allowed on
the mat during competition.
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.