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.
Next tournament is hosted by Moses
Brown at Moses Brown School on January 25th. Click here to register. Only
5 tournaments left before the states! Make sure you meet the 50%
rule to qualify (see details on the schedule).
The next RIWA meeting will be held
on Monday 26 January, 7 PM (dinner at 6PM) at the Knights of
Columbus hall, 475 Sandy Lane, in Warwick.
Application for the RIWA annual
scholarship are being accepted now through May 1st. The first
annual scholarships were awarded to; $500 to Aaron Wolfang, Devin
Hurst, Carl Neff, and Mike Gallagher (picture below). Click
here for details, and here for the application.
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
With more than half the season
behind us, it's not too early to plan for the "Battle on the
Beach" on June 27. Click here for details.
RIWA team competed at the Cape Cod
Duals in July (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.