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This week, will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....

Special assistance program set for Senior athletes for FILA licence fees for international events in USA

USA Wrestling has established a special assistance program for those Senior-level athletes who wish to compete in the FILA international events held in the United States, to help cover the cost of the required FILA license.

FILA has required that all participants in FILA international events which appear on the FILA calendar must hold a current FILA license. This includes the three FILA Senior events held in the USA – the Dave Schultz Memorial International, the Sunkist Kids International and the New York Athletic Club International.

Those who can not enter these events because of the cost of the FILA license but intended to compete can request that USA Wrestling assist by covering the cost of the license. This would be for athletes who do not expect to compete abroad this year, but wish to participate in the FILA events hosted in the USA.

The cost of a FILA license is between $100-$120 (depending upon exchange rate) if purchased in advance online through USA Wrestling, but can be double if they are purchased on site. All U.S. athletes are encouraged to get their licenses in advance.

Those seeking special assistance with their FILA license fee for the Dave Schultz Memorial should immediately contact National Teams Director Mitch Hull at or through the USA Wrestling switchboard at 719-598-8181.

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