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West Orange, N.J. will be hosting a special high school wrestling event, Pinning Down Autism, this weekend, March 16-17, with proceeds going to support Autism New Jersey.

The event, presented by Jag Physical Therapy, will feature top high school athletes from New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Michigan and the All-New England team.

To attend this event and support Autism New Jersey, there is a $20 donation each day to attend. Autism New Jersey is an organization dedicated to supporting patients of autism and their families. For more information about this organization, visit their website.

Saturday, March 16 will feature five rounds of dual meets between the five teams. In addition, the New York vs. New Jersey dual meet, which is billed as the main event, will take place Sunday, March 17.

The event will also feature an Austism Expo with multiple non-profit organizations on display all weekend.

The host hotel for this event is the Best Western Plus in Fairfield, N.J., which is providing a special event rate of $99 and will donate back 10% of the room rate to Autism New Jersey. For more information, call Maria Garcia at (973) 575-7700 x290 or email mgarcia@bwfei.com.

If you are in the Ohio area and wish to support a similar event, the 6th annual Wrestle Against Autism competition will be held in Lewis Center, Ohio on Sunday, April 28. Visit their website for more information.

PINNING DOWN AUTISM
At West Orange, N.J., March 16-17

Event Schedule


Saturday, March 16
10:00 a.m. – Round 1: Delaware vs New England & New York vs Michigan
12:00 p.m. – Round 2: New Jersey vs New England & Delaware vs Michigan
2:00 p.m. – Round 3: New York vs Delaware & New England vs Michigan
4:00 p.m. – Round 4: Michigan vs New York & New York vs New England
6:00 p.m. – Round 5: Delaware vs New Jersey

Sunday, March 17
10:00 a.m. – Feature clinic with Lee Kemp
1:00 p.m. – Main event, New York vs New Jersey
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