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2002 SOUTH CAROLINA USA WRESTLING

FREESTYLE & GRECO TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Check web site WWW.SCMAT.COM for directions & club information.            First Revision Date: 2-05-2002

 

DATE               TOURNAMENT SITE     CITY                     CONTACT(s)                    Telephone#

March      9 Spring Valley H.S.               Columbia            Ken Wilson                 H-1-803-736-9079  Gwen Smythe H-788-8010

               17  Fort Dorchester H.S.               N. Charleston               Bernard Parker                   H-1-843-552-0957

                23  Lugoff-Elgin H.S.        Lugoff                  Sterling Connell                 H-1-803-408-9971

                30  Fort Mill H.S.               Fort Mill        Chris Brock                    H-1-803-325-8002  

 

April        6  TBA                                                                          

                13 Southeast Junior Regional Wrestling Championships to be held in New Orleans, La.

                20 TBA

                27 U.S. Open Senior Men’s/Women’s/Veterans National Wrestling Championships to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada

 

May          4  [Myrtle Beach area]

                11 [Charleston area]

                18 FILA World Team Trials & Women’s FILA Jr. & Cadet Nat’l Champ. in Chatt,Tenn.]

                25 S.E. Kids/Cadet Regional Championships to be held in Jacksonville, Fla.:  Ages 7 years to Cadet

 

June         1  South Carolina USA Wrestling State Championships - SC Residents Only – held @ Spring Valley HS – Cola, SC

                              Freestyle Wrestling Championships                                Entry Fee $10.

                              Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships                                Entry Fee $10                 

                              *USAW Card Cost day of State tournament @ $35        [does not include entry fee].

                                          Contact:              Ken Wilson @ H#1-803-736-9079                      Gwen Smythe H#1-803-788-8010   

                             

COACHES MUST BE COPPER or BRONZE LEVEL CERTIFIED w/ current coaches card @ Regional & Nat’l tournament

February      8               Dave Shultz Memorial Int’l               Colorado Springs, CO.               Rob Wiggs                   H-1-803-750-9724

April          5-7               Kids Folkstyle Nationals                             Topeka, Kansas                                                                               

April        11-14               Southeast Junior Regionals               New Orleans, La.                                                                                   

April        25-26               Veterans FS Nationals                       Las Vegas, Nevada                                                                   

April        25-27               US OPEN Nationals GR/FS    Las Vegas, Nevada                                                                   

May            2-5               FILA Cadet Nationals                  Evanston, Illinois                                                                                       

May            2-5               University Nationals                         Evanston, Illinois                                                                                       

May           26               Southeast Kids/Cadet Regionals                Jacksonville, Fla.               Pattie Martin                 H-1-864-962-0253

June        20-23               FILA World Team Trials    TBA                                     Rob Wiggs                  H-1-803-750-9724    

TBA                      Kids FS & GR Nationals                              TBA                                                                                                  

July         21-27               Cadet & Jr Nationals (FS/GR)               Fargo, North Dakota               Bill Bell                      H -1-864-862-2558

 

Please Call Tournament Directors Listed Above Before 9PM for Questions/Directions.            Thanks.

Registration & Weigh-ins are from 8AM to 9:15AM (Sharp)

SC tournaments are open to all ages - using pool weights - to minimize and discourage weight cutting.

Competitor Entry Fees: FS=$8 GR=$8             FS+GR=$12    [2 wt entries=$16]            *Max 2 entries

*USAW cards may be purchased @ all tournaments:              Competitor = $30              Coaches = $30

SC-USA Wrestling Highly Recommends wearing Headgear and a Singlet for Safety reasons!

Wrestling Clinics by Bronze Certified Coaches to be held at each SC tournament from at 9AM-9:45AM.

Wrestling begins at 10AM.

 

Summer Wrestling Makes Winter Champions!

 

SC-USA Wrestling is an all-volunteer organization.               Parents, Coaches & Volunteers make a difference!               THANKS!!! 

Mat officials:                    Please call Mat Officials Director Randall Balch (1-803-793-0334) or by e-mail: gutwrench98@yahoo.com

Pairing officials:                             Please call Pairings Director Christine Balch (1-803-793-0334)

Coaching Certification               Please call Coaches Director Ron Donlick (Silver Certified) (1-843-881-9795)

 

State Chairman:               Rob Wiggs                   H-1-803-750-9724               W-1-803-737-1172               Fax# 1-803-737-9938                                    1016-J Bent Tree Lane                                    

                              Columbia, S.C. 29210               email address: wiggsrw@dot.state.sc.us


DIRECTIONS TO SC-USAW TOURNAMENTS:   Check website weekly for updates  www.scmat.com

 

March   10          SPRING VALLEY OPEN @ SPRING VALLEY H.S.:  Take I-20 to Clemson Road Exit approximately 10 miles northeast of Columbia. Go past McDonald’s and turn left at Exxon station onto Sparkleberry Lane, go about 1.5 miles to school. Turn left at the blinking light in front of the school and park behind the school.

 

March   17          KERSHAW OPEN @ LUGOFF-ELGIN H.S.: Take I-20 east away from Columbia, S.C. heading toward Camden, S.C. -–take the Lugoff/Camden exit – go about 3 miles and take #1 to your left – go past the Middle School – and the High School gym will be on your right.

 

March   24          UPSTATE OPEN @ HILLCREST H.S.: Take I-20 away from Columbia, S.C. towards Greenville, S.C. – actually located in Simpsonville, S.C. – details later.

 

March   31          FORT MILL H.S. located off I-77 north of Columbia,S.C.– details later.

 

April        7          FORT DORCHESTER OPEN @ FORT DORCHESTER H.S.:         Take I-26 East toward Charleston to exit #209 - Ashley Phosphate Rd.  Turn right at the stop sign onto Ashley Phosphate Rd.  Go to the 5th traffic light (Speedway on the corner) and turn right onto Lincoln Blvd.  Go to the dead end and turn right into the high school.

 

April       14         OPEN DATE

 

April      21          OPEN DATE

 

April      28          3rd ANNUAL MYRTLE BEACH OPEN   @ CAROLINA FOREST H.S. – in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

From Conway:  Take 501 East towards Myrtle Beach.

·        Go past Coastal Carolina University & Horry Georgetown Technical College.  GO 2 Stop Lights.

·                  TAKE A LEFT at the stop light at AMOCO gas station [Gardner Lacy Rd.]

·        Go past the water tower and cross the Railroad Tracks.

·        Continue for about ½ mile and the high school entrance will be on your right.

·        Turn right into the school complex. Turn right at the stop sign and then parking & the Gym will be on your left.

 

                            From Myrtle Beach:  Take 501 West towards Conway.

·        Go West about 4 or 5 miles away from Waccamaw Pottery.

·        TAKE A RIGHT at stop light at AMOCO GAS STATION [Gardner Lacy Rd.]

·        Go past the water tower and cross the Railroad Tracks.

·        Continue for about ½ mile and the high school entrance will be on your right.

·        Turn right into the school complex. Turn right at the stop sign and then parking & the Gym will be on your left.

 

May         5           ORANGEBURG OPEN @ ORANGEBURG-WILKINSON High School: Take I-26 toward Orangeburg, S.C. and exit on 601 heading toward Orangeburg – travel about 2 miles – look for the signs and then take a left – gym is in the back.

 

May       12           KERSHAW OPEN @ LUGOFF-ELGIN H.S.: Take I-20 east away from Columbia, S.C. heading toward Camden, S.C. -–take the Lugoff/Camden exit – go about 3 miles and take #1 to your left – go past the Middle School – and the High School gym will be on your right.

 

 

May       19           2001 SOUTH CAROLINA USA WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS @ SPRING VALLEY H.S.– in Columbia, S.C. – only open to South Carolina Residents. [GRECO & FREESTYLE]

Take I-20 to Clemson Road Exit approximately 10 miles northeast of Columbia.

Go past McDonald’s and turn left at Exxon station onto Sparkleberry Lane.

Go about 1.5 miles to school & Turn left at the blinking light in front of the school and park behind the school.