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.
- It is with great sadness that we
report the passing of Rico Lomastro. Visitation will be held at
Funeral Home in Cranston on Thursday
9/3/2015 from 4-7PM. Rico served RIWA selflessly as Treasurer, and
Chairman for more than two decades. He was a constant fixture,
instrumental in running ALL RIWA tournaments. Rico
was also active as a USA Wrestling pairing offical at the National
- 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.
- Misty Lourenco is the RIWA
Chairperson and is battling cancer. A "Go Fund Me" page 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
- 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 1 September 2015