Frequently Asked Questions
  • What does my wrestler need to wear and bring to practice? 
  • Answer: Athletic shorts and shirts. Wrestling specific shoes for mat use only. (No outdoor shoes on the wrestling mats.) Headgear for when they are practicing "live." Water!
  • How can I be notified of any changes to the practices?
  • Answer: TBD
  • What does my wrestler need to wear and bring to tournaments?
  • Answer: A wrestling singlet, wrestling shoes and headgear is to be worn for all tournaments. Singlets are available for purchase or for rent. A singlet can be issued to your child for the season. There is a $50 fee for un-returned singlets. Most wrestlers wear their singlets under comfortable athletic clothing. USAW ID number or card. Water and snacks, or money for puchases from concession stands.
  • What is mandatory to participate in ABC wrestling?
  • Answer: Registration with USA Wrestling and purchase of annual membership. Approximately $40. Please see their website for details.
  • How long and how often are the tournaments, and does my child have to go to all of them?  
  • Answer: The tournaments are typically held every Saturday with younger wrestlers competing in the morning and the older wrestlers starting in the afternoon. Some clubs host 2 day tournaments that include more than one style of wrestling, and are usually held on both the Friday evening and Saturday of that weekend. Some tournaments are hosted out of town. Your child is not required to attend any or all of the tournaments; but we encourage all of the wrestlers to go to as many as possible.
  • When are the wrestling tournaments?
  • Answer: Please click on the "Schedules" tab and then look under "Tournament Schedules" and click on the link to get a better idea of when and where they will be held and how many you would like your child to compete in. Not all wrestling tournaments will have ABC coach support.
  • How much do tournaments cost?
  • Answer: $20-$25 per tournament.
  • Do I get a refund if my child becomes sick or we can't attend a tournament that we've paid for?
  •  Answer: Not with cash, but we will try to work it out with you by extending that payment to another tournament.
  • Who will be training the kids?
  • Answer:  TBD