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|War of the Roses Central girls folkstyle event set for Constantine, Mich., Feb. 10|
By Meagan Templeton-Lynch USA Wrestling
The War of the Roses Central Championships, the first event in the War of the Roses Girls Wrestling Series, will be held this Sunday, Feb. 10 at Constantine High School in Constantine, Mich.
Prior to the dual meets U.S. Women’s World Team member Leigh Jaynes will be hosting a free clinic for all girls in attendance from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Girls will not want to miss this opportunity to learn from a top-ranked Senior female wrestler.
This event will feature girls’ folkstyle wrestling duals for the following age and weight divisions: Elementary Grades 1-5 – Weights: 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100 and 100+; Middle School Grades 6-8 – Weights: 80, 90, 99, 114, 120, 125, 130, 140, 155, 175 and 195; High School Grades 9-12 – Weights: 97, 105, 112, 117, 121, 125, 130, 139, 148, 159, 172 and 198.
High school athletes should check with their high school athletic association to ensure eligibility. As a USA Wrestling sanctioned event, all participants must be current 2013 USA Wrestling members. Memberships can be purchased or renewed online at usawmembership.com.
Preregistration online is available at TrackWrestling until Friday, Feb. 8 at 9:00 p.m. CST and costs $25. After that time, girls may register on-site at Super 8 Three Rivers at 9 p.m. or at Constantine High School at 7:30 a.m. for $30 (cash only).
Every preregistered wrestler will receive a medal. Dual team results will be calculated and winners will receive a team trophy.
Visit the War of the Roses girls wrestling series on Facebook.
The next event in the series will be the South East Championships on Sunday, Feb. 24 at King College in Bristol, Tenn.
WAR OF THE ROSES CENTRAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Constantine, Mich., Feb. 10
Schedule of Events
Saturday, Feb. 9
9-10 p.m. – Weigh-ins at Super 8 Three Rivers, Mich. Hotel conference room
Sunday, Feb. 10
7:30-8:30 a.m. – Weigh-ins at Constantine High School
8:30-9:30 a.m. – Free clinic with Leigh Jaynes
10 a.m. – Conclusion – Competition