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 tournament is hosted by
Johnston at Johnston H.S. February 26th. Click here to register. This
is the last tournament before the RI Kid's State Championship!
Make sure you meet the eligibility requirements listed on the
schedule. Waiver requests (explaining
why you should be granted a waiver) may be submitted to your coach
no later than March 1st.
- The next RIWA board meeting will be
on Monday February 27th at the East Providence Yacht Club, 9 Pier
Rd. at 7PM.
- Mighty Mites will wrestle before
the morning session at each RIWA tournament. Entry is $5 paid
matside (8AM). See Mike Everin.
- RIWA is offering four $500
scholarships. Click here for the application and here for eligibility and procedures.
- It is with great sadness that I
report the passing of Misty Lourenco. View USA Wrestling's story
featuring Misty. A "Go Fund Me" page for Misty Lourenco's family
can be found at http://www.gofundme.com/Misty-Lourenco-Fund.
- The 2016-2017 Schedule can be
Check back often for updates.
- Coaches must have a current USAW
membership and at least a Copper certification to be allowed on
the mat during competition. Contact Rick
Francis for more
- 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.
Links to other westling
Address any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: As of 20 February 2017