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Covid-19 (Coronavirus) affect

As of March 25, due to the Coronavirus, USA Wrestling is currently trying to reschedule Folkstyle Nationals. Other national events are tentatively on as currently scheduled., with National Duals in June and National Championships in July.  

Regionally and locally are tentatively on as currently scheduled.  Since schools are closed through April 30 our local tournaments are cancelled until then.  Currently our May tournaments are still scheduled. 

Memberships purchased after March 2nd may be 1) carried over until next year or 2) refunded. Please contact USA Wrestling to discuss what you want to do. If you plan on using your membership for this season then do not get a refund, because you will have to purchase a new one for National events.

USA Wrestling strongly encourages that practices should be cancelled. has videos and interviews as well as technique.

This article will be updated again after the JOWC Conference Call on April 1st. So please stand by for more updates.

Robert Delgado


Olympics and Olympic Trials Postponed

IOC with the Japanese Government have decided to postpone the 2020 Olympic Games until July 2021.  Follow this action USA Wrestling has postponed the Olympic trials until 2021 as well as any other qualifier.


USA Wrestling makes online National Coaches Education Program courses free to members

As a benefit to all current Wrestling Leader members, USA Wrestling has made the online Copper and Bronze Certification courses available for free through Sunday, April 5, 2020.

In order to access the course, members simply need to log into their account at and add the item to their cart. All courses are delivered immediately online once the member has completed the free purchase and are accessed through your MY COURSES tab. A tutorial video on how to add the Bronze and/or Copper Certification courses to your cart can be found here

Wrestling Leader members of USA Wrestling who have previously completed Bronze and/or Copper Certification courses are encouraged to repeat the course(s) for enrichment.  All completions will be tracked in real time through USA Wrestling’s membership system. Course materials for Bronze and Copper Certifications were updated in March 2015 and November 2017, respectively.

As part of the National Coaches Education Program (NCEP), the Copper Certification course is designed for coaches whose athletes are 12 years of age and younger, normally costs $50, and takes approximately 4 hours to complete.  The Bronze Certification course is designed for coaches whose athletes are 13 years of age and older, regularly costs $80, and takes approximately 6 hours to complete.

In addition to the Copper and Bronze Certification courses, USA Wrestling has the HEADS Up Concussion in Youth Sports available to anyone through its membership system.  This course, which was developed by the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), is aimed to keep children and teen athletes safe by helping coaches and parents recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury.

Tony Black

USA Wrestling

Director of State Services


Fireworks fundraiser location is back

Fireworks Stand in the Simpsonville

Last year for 4th of July holidays SC-USA Wrestling had to relocate its Fireworks stand to Greenville by Portofino's Italian Restaurant. Thanks to Helen, our TNT representative's hard work and the City of Simpsonville, we are now back to our previous location. Our Fireworks Stand in Simpsonville to help raise over $2000 per year for wrestlers going to Fargo or Kids Nationals.  The stand will be back at the Walmart Market Place off of Hwy 14. 115 Hwy 14, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

Last year's location showed a significant drop in sales.  This is why we requested to be moved from that location. 

Wrestlers and their families can sign up to work 1 day at the Fireworks Stand.  Athletes must be !6 years old to sell fireworks. We will provide training. When all sales are complete after July 6th and we figure out how much was made, Then we will divide the proceeds by 14 days.  Each wrestler will receive the daily amount for the days worked. Parents can earn credit for their athlete especially those under 16 years old. We will have a schedule for everyone to sign up to work 1 day. If days are still left open then families can sign up for an additional day. You will need a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 workers in the stand at one time. On June 25th, the day of setup and July 6th, the day of  takedown, we will need 4 volunteers.

In the past we have had athletes from Walhalla to Rock Hill participate and down to Walterboro. The stand will be open from June 25th through July 6th. Hours will be from 10 am to about 10 pm each day or until the last customer is served.  Please contact Robert Delgado via email with any questions or if you are wanting to participate .  When you volunteer the dates and times will be posted on this websites calendar.


Archives Page for the our website

If you missed an article that was posted on our website, please check out our new archives "SC USAW Article Archives". This page was recently created so we lost some earlier articles, now we are moving stories from the home page to the archives. This way you can still visit stories you may have missed.

The Archives is under the "News" Tab.

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Stories of Interest

SC Wrestling would love to hear about any South Carolina Wrestler (Current or Former) in any style. If you have a story or an accomplishment and would like it posted on this website. Please email Robert Delgado at use the subject Story for South Carolina Wrestling then send me your story along with pics. I will do my best to get it on the page.

Thank you for your help.

Robert Delgado