The Ticket Request Phase for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is only open until 11.59pm AEST Monday, 22 May. The action will be world class so let’s make sure the atmosphere is electric for the athletes.
Wrestling will be held at the brand new Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre over three days with tickets only $20 for adults and $10 for children.
Now’s the time to decide whether you want to be there to witness greatness or wait and risk missing out. Submit your ticket requests today at www.gc2018.com/tickets
At the conclusion of the ticket request phase, all unsold tickets will be released for sale on a first come, first served basis.Read More
Nominations are open for 2017 Australia Cup, Sunday 4th of June in Craigieburn Victoria. Nominations will close Friday May 27th and must be made through Wrestling Queensland Inc.
This is a Commonwealth selection event for senior Male and Female Freestyle. There will also be Freestyle divisions for Males and Females in Cadet and Junior age category as well as Senior Male Greco-Roman. All events will run on a single day (Sunday 4th June) with weighins Saturday 3rd June.
This is an open competition, Australian citizenship is not required, however nominees must be current financial members Wrestling Queensland Inc.Read More
Downunder Sports Wrestling returns July 15th and 16th at Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre.
This is a Freestyle competition for male competitors aged between 14 and 19 years at the time of the competition. Australian competitors will need to be current financial members of Wrestling Queensland Inc or their respective state organisation.
Nomination forms and more details will be available soon.
Junior USA weight classes will apply (in kilos):
48.2, 51.4, 54.5, 57.3, 60, 62.7, 65.9, 69.1, 72.7, 77.3, 82.7, 88.6, 100, 129.5
ABC News were in attendance for the Freestyle class at Lang Park PCYC filming a segment on aspiring 2018 Commonwealth Games athletes and Wrestling in the host state of Queensland.
There are no details at the time of writing on when the program will be featured or if it will be available online. We will update when it is known.Read More
Junior Wrestlers from Crow’s Nest made the 4 hour round trip to Brisbane over the weekend for a training session at Lang Park PCYC.
It’s great to see grassroots junior Wrestling in regional Queensland with coaches, parents and local businesses giving their support.
Nominations are open for 2016 National Veterans Championship and NSW Open for Cadets, Juniors and Seniors. Freestyle and Greco-Roman, Males and Females.
Event will be running Saturday December 3rd at Sydney University (weigh-in Friday 2nd of December).
Nominations must be made through Wrestling Queensland Inc. Do not contact Wrestling Australia or Wrestling NSW directly. Entrants must be current financial members of Wrestling Queensland Inc. Nominations close 27th of November.
WQ Inc would like to congratulate 61kg Freestyle Wrestler Tom Cicchini on his commendation from QUT.
In this calendar year, Tom has competed in the Australian National Championship, Oceania Championship in Hamilton NZ and was part of the Australian squad for the Commonwealth Junior Championship in Calgary Canada. All while studying full time, working and donating time to assist with the school-aged Wrestling classes at Lang Park PCYC.Read More
Wrestling Queensland would like to thank the organisers and presenters for the United World Wrestling Coaching Course held at the Australian Institute of Sport. It’s great to see people for all states coming together for the growth of Australian grassroots Wrestling.
We were very privileged to have two elite Wrestlers and Coaches presenting at the course, Majid Torkan (1990 52kg Freestyle World Champion) and Hassan Rangraz (2001 54kg Greco-Roman World Champion)
88 volunteers are needed for Wrestling at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast (website). The games are running from 4th to the 15th of April 2018.
If you would like to be involved, please take a look at the volunteer guidelines for all information.
Nominations must be made by completing the volunteer nomination form and submitting it to the address provided.Read More
We were very happy to present on behalf of Queensland PCYC a lifetime membership to our State Coach Yuri Markov at the Lang Park Club last Friday.
Since emigrating in 1997, Yuri with over 50 years in the sport of Wrestling has been kind enough to generously dedicate his time to growing the sport and passing on his knowledge to the Wrestling community in Queensland.
We cannot thank Yuri enough for his efforts and we are very privileged to have someone with world class Wrestling credentials right here in Brisbane.
Congratulations from Wrestling Queensland.
- How old does my child need to be for junior classes?
- How much does it cost?
- What do I wear, are bare feet okay?
- What do I bring?
- What do I need to know for the first class?
- Can I cross train in Wrestling?
- Can I train with a medical condition?
- What is the best class for my child to attend?
- Can I train senior Wrestling if I am unfit, older or have no experience?
- Is there a club in my area?
How old does my child need to be for junior classes?
Six years and older (school age) up to seventeen years. Some clubs may have older teenagers and experienced juniors in their senior classes.
How much does it cost?
Costs are different for each club, please contact your club or PCYC directly.
What do I wear, are bare feet okay?
Plain shirts and shorts. Avoid baggy clothes or clothes with metal zippers, buckles, hard buttons, etc.
Bare feet are okay. Wrestling shoes are recommended but not compulsory outside of competition.
What do I need to bring?
A towel and water bottle. Protective gear like mouth guards and soft knee guards are optional.
What do I need to know for the first class?
Fingernails and toenails must be cut short. Avoid training if you have any broken skin that can’t be securely covered or if you have any skin infections like ringworm.
Can I cross-train in Wrestling if I do other sports?
Yes. Please keep in mind that classes are run to prepare people for Wrestling competition.
Can I train with a medical condition?
Please talk to your coach about any medical condition before your first session. The coach may not allow you to participate or only participate in a modified way if they feel that the risk to your safety is too high.
What is the best class for my child to attend?
Junior classes are run to suit boys and girls of all ages, sizes and fitness levels.
Can I train senior Wrestling if I am unfit, older or have no experience?
All ages, fitness and experience levels are welcome but please speak to your coach before your first session. Some classes may be more suitable than others.
Do you have a club in my area?