2017 Fall Schedule

2017 MSWA Fall Tournament Schedule
The following registrations for the Fall Tournaments are now active on www.trackwrestling.com. You can search for “MSWA” or click on one of the links below.Calvert Hall – 10/08/2017

 

St. Paul’s 10/15/2017

 

Centennial – 10/22/2017

 

Northeast – 11/19/2017

USAW RenewalsIt’s that time of year again to renew your USAW membership (Athlete, Coach, Official and Club). USAW’s current membership year runs from 9/1/17 to 8/31/18. To renew your membership, go to:

 

USA Wrestling Membership System

General Fall Tournament Info

  • Registration Fee:
  • Online $25 (Registration/Payment completed 100% Online)
  • Onsite $25 + $10 fee = $35
  • SAVE MONEY AND TIME BY REGISTERING ONLINE AT WWW.TRACKWRESTLING.COM AND SEARCH FOR “MSWA”

 

 

  • Weigh Ins: 830am-9am
  • Technique/Rules Clinic: 9-10am (may vary by location)
  • Wrestling Begins: 10am-Conclusion

 

AGE GROUPS

KIDS

  • Born in 2004 through 2011
  • We will try to keep kids within 1 year of age when pairing

CADETS

  • Born in 2002 or 2003
  • Cadets and Juniors may be combined depending on the number of entries

JUNIORS

  • Born on or after September 1, 1998 and enrolled in High School 2017-18
  • Cadets and Juniors may be combined depending on the number of entries

OPEN

  • Post High School
  • REQUIRES $50 USAW OPEN LICENSE MEMBERSHIP IF BORN BEFORE 9/1/1998

 

RULES

  • Modified National High School Federation (NHSF); double-elimination
  • Depending on turnout, some weights may be full round-robin
  • MSWA Pairing system will be used, opponents will be determined by blind draw
  • Period Length 2-1-1
  • Singlets are preferred but not required. Headgear is mandatory for ALL.
  • Medals to top three in each weight
  • Food and drinks will be available on site
  • Minimal entrance fee charged at each event by host school to help them raise money for their programs
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MSWA Executive Board – August Election

MSWA Executive Committee (Current as of October 10, 2016-two year term) 

  • Chairman                           Keith “Watty” Watson
  • Vice Chairman                  Henry Franklin
  • Secretary                           Michael Malinowski
  • Treasurer                           Craig Patterson
  • General Counsel               Akil Patterson
  • Northern Region               Don Ewing
  • Eastern Region                  Mike “Clem” Clemens
  • Central Region                  Tony Barnes
  • Southern Region               Jill Gabrielson
  • Western Region                John Brooks
  • At Large                            Matt Malinowski
  • At Large                           Akil Patterson
  • At Large                           Haswell Franklin
  • At Large                           Kramer Whitelaw
  • At Large                           Dana Szkotnicki

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2017 PATH TO FARGO #9

2017pathbannergb12017 brings us 2 Olympic Freestyle Gold Medalists and the 9th season of the Path to Fargo.

There are a few minor changes this year. The girls team has grown so big that it now requires its own program. More details to follow HERE

The boys will continue down the Path leading up to Fargo, where the Cadet and Junior Nationals take place.  All information is being periodically updated at the link below.

http://marylandwrestling.org/path-tournaments/

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2017 MSWA Age-WT State Championship Series Success

2017 Ag-Wt bannerGreat job by all wrestlers, coaches and parents and the hosts of the five MSWA qualifiers.  Over 200 more wrestlers have participated in the qualifiers this year than last year!  Thanks for the all of the support and interest to help make the MSWA Age-Wt Series a success.  490 different wrestlers qualified this year and 450 registered/advanced.

SERIES RESULTS

FEB 11-12-AGE-WT STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS-North County High School 10 E 1st Ave, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

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INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

67b35567-42be-47d8-b3e3-1afd908d8609Extreme winter conditions may affect the travel to an MSWA event.  We will make a decision 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.  Most times, at least 12 hour notice from the start of the event (weigh-in) 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

Feb 5th-MSWA Future Champions at McDonogh-on as scheduled

Feb 5th-MSWA Girls Folkstyle State Championship at McDonogh-on as scheduled

Feb 11-12th-MSWA Age-Wt State Championships at North County HS-on as scheduled

Feb 26th-MSWA Future Champions Finale at Northeast HS (Pasadena)-on as scheduled

Mar 7th-MSWA Senior All Star Classic at McDaniel College (Westminster)-on as scheduled

Mar 7-MSWA All Academic Team Awards at McDaniel College (Westminster)-on as scheduled

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2017 Maryland Mason Dixon Quad Team

15894367_1404573436241307_1630218999127737088_nCongratulations to all who represented the 2017 Maryland Mason Dixon Quad Team who squared off against National Teams from Pennsylvania and New Jersey (Virginia elected not to attend).  In order of weight:

60 Tremaine Jackson, Kent
65 Morgon Corwine, Warhawks
70 Gage Owen, Maniacs
75 Conner Bollinger, Warhawks
80 Richard Fedalen, Warhawks
85 John Reho, Navy Jr.
90 Joey Couch, MSJ Titans
95 Paul Ognissanti, Warhawks
100 Lucas Ognissanti, Warhawks
105 Joseph Fisk, MSJ Titans
110 Carson Kist, Smyrna
115 Matthew Lawrence, Warhawks
120 Bradley David, MSJ Titans
130 Ian Ferguson, Urbana
140 Antonio Bradford, Warhawks
150 James Parana, Seahawks
165 Chase Schultz, Mt airy

 

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MSWA Age-WT State Championship Series Returns

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Five qualifying tournaments plus State Championship Tournament returns for 2017.

All information may be found HERE

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MSWA Future Champions 2017!

The MSWA is proud to present the 2016-17 Future Champions Series, events hosted across the state of Maryland for beginner and experienced wrestlers.

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Wrestlers generally have 1-3 years under their belt and are grouped together with 4 closet in weight.  Each will receive an attractive medal!

All information can be located HERE

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MSWA Youth Matches to be Featured at College Tri at AU!

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approximately 11:45am after Campbell vs Clarion Dual

  • Bri Csontos (VA) vs Shaina Murray (NJ)
  • 122ish-Andrew Guttentag (B&O Outlaws) vs Esteban Matiella (Bandits)
  • 88ish-Isaac Guttentag (B&O Outlaws) vs Duncan Christensen (Bandits)
  • Tifanni McNelis (PA) vs Lisa McChesney (Northeast)

approximately 1:45pm after Campbell vs. AU Dual

  • 77ish-Coleman Nogle (B&O Outlaws) vs Mekhi Neal (Rampage)
  • 88ish-Grayson Wendel (B&O Outlaws) vs Sean Coughlin (Bandits)
  • Heidi Richardson (Mt Airy) vs Ryan Ropella (VA)

 

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LETTER FROM MARYLAND WOMEN’S DIRECTOR

It is an exciting time to be a female athlete in Maryland with inspirational Helen Maroulis (Rockville, MD) who just won an Olympic Gold Medal to go with her 2015 World Gold Medal.  We kick off 2016-17 season with a free clinic and free entry into tournament on November 12 at Northeast HS (Pasadena, MD)freegirlsclinicThe MSWA is in the third full season of organized women’s wrestling lead by Maryland Women’s Director Jani Palmer.  Our girls membership grew by 56% last year!  There are plenty of opportunities for girls to gain experience, training, competition, and funding toward national events.

Please read Jani’s LETTER HERE

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