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 the Coventry
Regegades at Coventry Sunday February 14th. Click here to
- The RI Kid's State Championsip
format is changing!!! We are bringing back the Parade of
Wrestlers, and will run one session. Weigh-ins will be from
7:30-9:00AM for ALL WRESTLERS! Bantams will run in 4 man Round
Robin brackets. All others will run Championship line brackets
with Finals on a Full Mat. Check with your coach for
- The next RIWA Board Meeting will be
held on Monday 22 February at the East Providence Yacht Club 9
Pier Rd. East Providence at 7PM.
- The Mighty Mite division, wresters
born in 2011, compete in ad hoc matches run prior to the morning
tournament session. Register at the door ($5).
- RIWA is now accepting applications
for the 2016 scholarship. Click here for application
procedures and eligibility. Click here
for the application form.
- 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.
- Donations in memory of Rico
Lomastro may be made on the RIWA facebook page or click
here to donate now.
- Former RIWA Wrestler and 4 time RI
State Champ Mikey Meyers passed away on Christmas. Please consider
helping his family with your prayers and through the Go Fund Me
- 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 7 February 2016