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.
- The next event is the CLCF Takedown
Tournament on Sunday December 6th at Cranston West HS. Click
here to register.
- RIWA is introducing the Mighty Mite
division! Young wresters born in 2011 may now compete in our
tournaments. As hoc matches will be run prior to the morning
- The next RIWA Board Meeting will be
held on Monday 30 November at the East Providence Yacht Club 9
Pier Rd. East Providence at 7PM.
- Mandatory referee training will be
held on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at Mayo
Quanchi, 17 Sandy Bottom Road, Coventry, RI. New and returning
referees are required to attend. Click here for details.
- We are in the process of setting up
the ability to accept donations in memory of Rico Lomastro
electronically and hope to have that information posted soon. In
the meantime, please remit donations by check made payable to
RIWA, and add a note "for Rico Lomastro Memorial". You may mail
your check to RIWA, 65 Sandy Lane, Warwick RI 02889.
- The 2015-16 tentative
schedule is available now.
- 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.
- 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.
- RIWA Officials training now posted
here. Officials should review often.
- All RIWA athletes must submit
completed medical information to their club representative. Click
here for the form.
- View USA Wrestling's story
featuring Misty. A "Go Fund Me" page for Misty Lourenco can be
found at http://www.gofundme.com/Misty-Lourenco-Fund.
- 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.
Highlights from the 2015 Battle on the
Beach held June 27th.
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Address any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: As of 29 November 2015