Path to Fargo Season #8 is here!

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DON’T MISS SEASON #8 of the MSWA’s Path to Fargo Program.  Be inspired by two Maryland wrestlers, Helen Maroulis and Kyle Snyder, who took the Path to Fargo and later became WORLD FREESTYLE CHAMPIONS!

This is a World Class Training Program with World Class Olympic Style instruction led by Olympians, top college, high school, and club coaches, preparing and developing athletes for National Level Competitions.

TIMELINE (for more detailed timeline, please visit HERE)

HOW TO MAKE TEAM & EARN COST REDUCTION CLICK HERE

LEADERBOARD HERE

PHASE I-Path to Fargo events between April 9 and May 15 are 4 Tournaments and 4 Clinics available to all ages, skills, and wrestlers from anywhere, while the Maryland Freestyle and Greco State Championships (Sunday May 15-moved from May 14) is only open to Maryland and DC Residents.  Qualify at States to participate in the exclusive National Team events below and earn cost reduction off of trip balance by participating in the Path to Fargo

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PHASE II-Camp Preparation between May 21 to June 5 help prepare wrestlers for team competitions, including Schoolboy Duals, Cadet Duals, and East Coast Duals.

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PHASE III-Fargo Training between June 16 and July 12 is only available to wrestlers attending Fargo or the Kids Nationals.

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PHASE IV-COMPETE!

USA WRESTLING KIDS NATIONALS DELLS, WI-July 6-8

USA WRESTLING CADET AND JUNIOR NATIONALS-FARGO, ND-July 15-24

 

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MSWA Inclement Weather Policy-ALL UPDATES

If extreme winter conditions happen to affect the travel to an MSWA event, we will make a decision as to either continue the event as planned, delay the start of the event, or postpone/cancel the event.

Our decision will not only be based on road conditions and forecasts, but also the hosting school’s snow policy.  At least 12 hour notice from the start of the event will be provided.

All updates will be on our website, facebook, twitter, and e-mail blasts from registration list and our mass e-mail marketing campaign.

We want everyone to be safe while traveling to and from our events. We do not wish to put anyone’s lives in jeopardy.

UPCOMING EVENT STATUS

POSTPONED -Mount Saint Joseph HS Champions State Qualifier is moved to SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6 2015.

POSTPONED -Aberdeen HS Champions State Qualifier is moved to SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7 2015.

Registration for both events has been extended through Feb 4th 8pm

CANCELED-Jan 30 McDonogh Future Champions due to snow and rescheduling of events at the school

CANCELED-Jan 31 Landon Future Champions due to snow and rescheduling of events at the school

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CALLING ALL FEMALE ATHLETES

The MSWA recently named Jani Palmer the Women’s Wrestling Director for the state of Maryland.  Jani brings an undeniable enthusiasm as well as passion to grow the sport of wrestling for existing female wrestlers and female athletes who want to try themselves in the greatest sport on earth.

Jani (Jay-nee) comes to us from a Judo background and has traveled in the last 6 months to Fargo, ND for the USA Wrestling Girls Nationals, attending the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO for Coaches Education as well as Florida for the NWCA’s first Coaches Education for Women athletes.

Jani has come back to Maryland on a mission and has organized free practices at 2 pm every Sunday at Bowerhouse, 7311 Grove Rd, suite D, Frederick MD, and is open to all ages and experience levels.  US National Team Coach Willie Madison, Maryland HS State Qualifier Monica Hovermale, 4xFargo National Champion Nicole Woody, 2xOlympian Kerry McCoy, and many more will be special guest clinicians for the ladies.

She is also in the process of putting together women’s dual teams as well as creating new events in the state of Maryland for women.

NEW LOCATION FOR GIRLS-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY-WEDNESDAY AT 630pm

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

  • Wed Jan 13th, 630pm at American University (Bender Arena)
  • Sun Jan 17th, 2pm at Bowerhouse Academy (Frederick)
  • Wed Jan 20th, 630pm at American University
  • Sun Jan 24th, 2pm at American University-no Bowerhouse
  • Wed Jan 27th, 630pm at American University
  • Sun Jan 31st-Ferrum College Tournament (Virginia); NO BOWERHOUSE PRACTICE; Go to American University instead 3pm

Please contact Jani Palmer if you are interested in learning more about opportunities for female athletes or to assist in Jani’s mission: 202-302-2724 or judojani@yahoo.com

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2015 MARYLAND NATIONAL TEAM – FARGO ND

Watch all the results on trackwrestling.com July 18-25

CADETS 99-00
Daniel Bertoni, Jr
Evan Wilson Bliden
Aaron Marquel Brooks
Aryemis Christian Brown
Rick Andrew Couch, Jr
Travis Paul Crawford
Brady Alan Gilliland-Daniel
Mahmoud Nagy Elansary
Seth Herbert Fillers IV
Nathan Philip Gainey
Justin E Henry
Jason Earl Kraisser
Ethan Scott Krause
Logan Thomas McKoy
Joshua Timothy Paige
Jorden Cobb Pryor
Matthew Corydan Richardson
King Carlos Xavier Sandoval
Cornelius M Schuster
Andrew Lewis Shiman
Nolan Michael Smith
Brian A Stuart
Dale Robert Tiongson
Alexander N Wasilewski
Zachary Alan Wasilewski
Caleb M Wilson
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JUNIORS 9/1/95 to 1998
Yasin Mansur Abdul-Malik
Alexander Christopher Brown
Cameron James Butler
Matthew Joseph Claxton
Edgar Jose Cruz
Chase Alexander DeMaille
Michael James Doetsch
John David Fitzpatrick
Ryan Lee Friedman
Henry Michael Gregory
Sean Kelly Guthier
Paul Robert Hutton
Devin Jacob Hyman
Austin Davis Kraisser
Kahlan Michael Lee Lermer
Blake Douglas Matthews
Dakota Wayne Matthews
Brandon Langmia Ngati
Shawn Michael Orem
Daniel Clark Planta
Jonathan Tyler Proctor
Lewis Bethany Riggs
Philippe Michault Sanchez
Joseph Eldon Scott
Jaron Grant Smith
Joseph Jay Thomas
Cody John Trybus
Kyle Andrew Trybus
Andrew Donald Wade
Logan Trent Wilson
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WOMEN’S TEAM
LeAnn Nicole Bartholomew
Clarise Angelina Palmer
Carson Aurora Purcell
Kiana Marie Deschamps
Catherine Rafaelevna Ekimian
Aidan Alice-Mae Coughlin
Anaudia Simone Holland
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2015 MSWA EAST COAST DUALS – JUNE 6-7

Times -

Friday setup 4-7pm

Friday Weigh-ins 4-7pm

Saturday Weigh-ins 7:30-8:30aM

Saturday Wrestling (approx) 8:30am-6:30pm

Sunday Weigh-ins 7:30-8:30am

Sunday Wrestling (approx) 8:30am-6:30pm

Location -

Northeast High School Anne Arundel, 1121 Duvall Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122
Weight Classes – 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285
Md ECD Coordinator: Cliff Kraisser
Invited teams: CT DE FL IL IN ME MD NJ NY NC OH PA SC VA
Cost for Md wrestlers: $0.00

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STATE FREESTYLE AND GRECO TOURNAMENT – SUNDAY MAY 17th

The 2015 Md State Freestyle and Greco Championships, open to all Maryland wrestlers, will be held Sunday, May 17th

Location: The McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md

Top 3 placers in men’s FS qualify for financial assistance for Fargo Nationals if PATH requirements have been met. $20,000 from the MSWA will be split up amongst those qualified. In addition the Greg Warren benefit Comedy show will provide additional assistance. Click here for comedy show details and registration. OPEN TO ALL WRESTLING FANS OF ANY AGE!!!!

for all State Tournament details click links below:

Click for flyer and registration

Click for all required forms

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Fargo decision time coming soon!!!

For all the International style wrestlers who’ve been preparing at clubs throughout Md, the decision time for the Fargo National Championship experience is fast approaching.
Fargo is where ALL the college coaches go to see the up and coming talent!

This coming weekend we have a great clinic at MSJ on Saturday, April 25
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another PATH tournament at Huntingtown on Sunday, April 26
The last path tournament is in another 2 weeks , Sat May 9th at Catoctin

To qualify for financial assistance from the MSWA you must participate in a minimum of 2 Path events (or 1+ NE Regionals, or UWW (FILA) Nationals

Deposits and final commitments for FARGO must be made at the state tournament on Sunday, May 17th.
Flight arrangements are finalized and gear is also ordered that day for Cadets and Juniors

ALL the forms and requirements and dates and times are spelled out for you on  the National Team tab above.

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Path Events continue Sat and Sunday April 25 -26

Click for a link to listing of events

Want to sharpen your International Style skills?
Don’t miss National Team Greco Coach Willie Madison and National Team FS coach Josh Asper!!!  THIS WEEK!!! REGISTER ONLINE

GRECO and FS Clinic at Mt St Joseph HS – Saturday April 25

Tournament at Huntingtown – April 26

 

 

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1st PATH TO FARGO 2015 Tourney–APRIL 12th

1st event…big success

 

The PATH TO FARGO tourneys qualify individuals for significant financial assistance for the National Championship trip to Fargo in July

CLICK HERE FOR TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION FORM

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Feature: 2015 3A 4A Regional Round-ups

Click here for story  March 1, 2015

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