As of 19th of March 2020, Wrestling Queensland Inc has recommended all clubs suspend training as part of precautions against the spread of Coronavirus, with this suspension to be reviewed on completion of the Easter Holiday period.
In the interest of safety, WQ Inc is continuing to recommend all training be suspended as per guidelines by State and Federal Health departments and with the ongoing closure of indoor sports venues as part of Federal ‘place of social gathering’ restrictions.
Full statement can be viewed here
As some of you are aware, there are media reports of confirmed Coronavirus cases from attendees of a ‘Wrestling Competition’ at Edmonton PCYC.
Please note that this was a Professional Wrestling event held by the Pro Wrestling Power organisation and is not in any way related to Freestyle or Greco Roman Wrestling or associated with Wrestling Queensland Inc or any member clubs.Read More
As of Thursday 19th March 2020, WQ Inc is recommending that all clubs suspend training until the end of the Easter School Holidays (19th of April 2020). A letter from WQ Inc President Bob Franklin can be found here.
All training sessions are suspended for the Lang Park PCYC club.
The suspension of training and events will be reviewed at the end of the Easter Holiday period.
Wrestling Australia Calendar has been released for 2020. Wrestling Queensland Website and Facebook will be updated with information on the events and nomination details as they become available.
|13-15 March||Africa & Oceania Olympic Qualifier||Morocco|
|22 March||United for Wrestling Championship||Perth|
|20-22 March||Wrestling Referee Course||Gold Coast|
|22 March||Girls Into Wrestling, Australian Open||Gold Coast|
|17 May||National Championship||Sydney|
|25 July||Australian Open||Gold Coast|
|2-8 August||Olympic Games||Tokyo|
|19 September||Australian Golden Boots||Gold Coast|
|4 October||Youth National Championship||Melbourne|
Lang Park PCYC Friday night classes will now be running at the new time of 6:00pm Thursday nights, due to frequent Friday night closures for stadium events.
Thursday classes will be run by State Coach Yuri Markov and are open to all ages and experience levels.
Full class times are available here.Read More
Nominations are open for the Girls Into Wrestling Australia Open in Nerang August 31st.
This is a competition open to female competitors of all ages with current financial membership with their State Wrestling Association.
Registration for this event is online only, full details of the event and registration are at the following link:
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australian Youth National Championships in Brisbane Sunday October 6.
This event will be Freestyle only with divisions running from 6 years of age up to Juniors (19 years).
Full details are nomination form is at the following link.
Competitors must be current financial members of their State Wrestling Association and all nominations must go through your State Association and not direct to Wrestling QldRead More
Nominations are still open for the 2019 Golden Boots Wrestling Competition at Nerang PCYC on Saturday June 22nd.
Full details and registration through the smoothcomp website.Read More
Thanks to everyone who gave up their weekend for the Wrestling coaching course at Lang Park PCYC. Some travelling a very long way to attend. It’s great to see so much enthusiasm for grass roots Freestyle Wrestling in Queensland.
The Level 1 Coaching Course is nationally recognised under the NCAS and presented by Wrestling Queensland Inc. The course is suitable for people new to coaching and the Olympic styles of Wrestling and is the first step to becoming certified as a Level 1 Wrestling coach.Read More
Congratulations to all our Lang Park PCYC Wrestlers who competed at the 2018 Youth and Senior Nationals in Perth. Caleb Short (35kg 10-11 years) and Liam Neyland (65kg Senior Freestyle) both took Gold medals. Jessica Lavers-McBain (53kg Senior Freestyle) and Tehi Nicholson (59kg 14-15 years) won Silver medals.Read More
Downunder Wrestling on the Gold Coast is over for another year. Congratulations to all Wrestlers and thank you to all volunteers and organisers. It’s a great opportunity for local and interstate Wrestlers to compete against athletes from the USA and New Zealand.Read More
Nominations are open for 2017 National Youth Wrestling Championships, 14-15th October 2017, at Sutherland Basketball Stadium, Sutherland NSW.
Current financial membership of Wrestling Qld Inc is required for entrants from Queensland, so please contact Wrestling Queensland to nominate.
Male and Female divisions for ages 6 years to 17 years (Cadet) will be running.Read More
Nominations are open for The Maribyrnong Open, Sunday 3rd September 2017. Cash prizes are on offer for winners of senior divisions.
The event will be held at Maribyrnong College Sport Academy, Maribyrnong Victoria. With weighins Saturday 2nd of September.
Entrants must be financial members of Wrestling Australia through at State Association (such as Wrestling Qld Inc.)Read More
Queensland Wrestler Liam Neyland selected in the Australian squad for the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
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