Brazos Valley Wrestling Club
College Station, Texas
www.brazosvalleywrestlingclub.com
Thank you R.E.C. Industries, Inc. for your sponsorship! 

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Q

    What equipment will be needed for the wrestler?

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    You will be required to purchase the following: Singlet for the wrestler to wear Wrestling Shoes Headgear
  2. Q

    How are the wrestlers matched up?

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    Wrestlers are matched up based on weight classes as well as age. Weight classes are about 4-8 lbs apart and age divisions are typically grouped in 2 year increments. Go to this link to determine what weight class and age division your wrestler may be in: http://www.txusaw.com/page/show/928236-youth
  3. Q

    Is every wrestler required to compete in tournaments?

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    We are a competitive club and want to encourage every wrestler to compete in tournaments. The best way to learn what the coaches teach at practice is through live competition. As a member of Brazos Valley Wrestling Club, you will be expected to attend a minimum of 4 tournaments as well as Houston Nationals. Each year, we will let you know which tournaments at least one coach will be attending.
  4. Q

    What is expected of the parents?

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    1. You are your wrestlers' most important support system especially off the mat. A positive attitude and continued support will be critical. 2. Parents are required to drive wrestler(s) to and from all tournaments. You will also be responsible for helping your wrestler keep track of their bracket, get warmed up, and notifying a coach when it is their turn to compete. 3. Parents may be asked assist the scoring tables at tournaments.
  5. Q

    What does my membership fee pay for and what other out of pocket expenses can I expect?

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    Your membership fees cover the costs of the monthly rental of the Wellborn Community Center and a few club incidentals like mat tape and antibacterial solution for cleaning mats. All coaches are parent volunteers and receive no compensation for their time. Each family will be responsible for wrestling gear, all tournament registration fees--approximately $15 for local tournaments and $35 for national/state tournaments per wrestler, all traveling costs including a hotel room if an overnight stay is needed for a tournament, and all entry fees for family members at tournament venues.
  6. Q

    When is the wrestling season?

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    Typically the season runs from mid-late September through the end of February. The 2017-2018 season begins with an Open House practice on Monday, September 18th, and is open to anyone interested in the club. Tournaments start early November, and the final State Championship tournament is at the end of February.
  7. Q

    What fundraising will I be expected to participate in?

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    Our goal is to meet our fundraising needs by hosting a youth wrestling tournament in College Station. All BVWC families will be expected to participate in some way such as helping at the concession stand, working the admissions table, helping out with scoring tables, etc. Details to follow...
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