Olympian Marcie Van Dusen’s Wrestling Clinic & Women’s Wrestling College Fair, Saturday, March 3, 2012
Beat the Streets Girls Wrestling Tournament, Sunday, March 4, 2012
Event Description:On March 3rd, Olympian Marcie Van Dusen will demonstrate technique and run a practice open to middle school and high school boys and girls. Marcie, a 3x time National Champion and 2008 Olympian is the Head Coach of Womens’ Wrestling at Menlo College in Atherton, CA.
A College Fair will follow the Clinic on March 3rd, showcasing colleges/universities that offer Women’s Wrestling as a varsity sport. Participating schools include Menlo College, Springfield Technical Community College, West Chester University, Missouri Valley College, Lindenwood University and Lock Haven University. Light snacks will be served for Clinic participants and their parents.
Winners of the tournament from Beat the Streets Wrestling programs are eligible to earn a subsidized flight to the Body Bar National Tournament in Lakeland, FL on May 11 – 14. Winners from non-Beat the Streets programs are invited to travel with the Beat the Streets team at a discounted rate for flights, hotels, and transportation.
Click here to register for the Clinic - Register online to receive a free t-shirt at this event.
Click here to register for the Tournament - $15 entry fee if you register online before March 3rd, $35 to register at the Clinic on March 3rd. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL ACCEPTED AFTER MARCH 3rd.
Where: Clinic, College Fair, and Tournament will be held at the Wingate Educational Campus, 600 Kingston Ave., Brooklyn New York.
When: The Clinic and College Fair will be held Saturday, March 3rd, 2011. The Tournament will be held Sunday, March 4th. Schedules for both events are included below.
- The Clinic and College Fair are free for wrestlers with valid USAW cards.
- Registration for the Tournament is $15 per athlete for entries received before March 3rd and is $35 per athlete at the door on March 3rd.
- No registrations will be accepted after walk in registration closes on March 3rd.
- No Tournament entries will be allowed without a valid USAW card.
- Tournament Entry fee is WAIVED for winners of the 2012 Mayor’s Cup Girls Tournament.
Clinic is Open To: High School, Middle School, and Elementary School male and female wrestlers
College Fair is Open To: Male and Female wrestlers interested in colleges/universities, and their parents
Tournament is Open To: High School, Middle School, Elementary School and College-aged female wrestlers.
Coaches are also welcomed at all events
Saturday, March 3rd Clinic and College Fair Event Schedule:
9:00-10:00 am Clinic Registration & Check in
Walk in Tournament Registration
Weigh-ins for Beat the Streets Girls Wrestling Tournament
10:00am -12:00pm Session I
12:30-2:00pm Session II
2:00-5:00pm Women’s Wrestling College Fair featuring representatives from:
Menlo College, Menlo, CA
Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA
Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA
Lindenwood University, St.Charles, MO
Missouri Valley College, Marshall, MO
Sunday, March 4th, Tournament Event Schedule
9:00-10:00am Check in & Weigh-ins for out of state competitors ONLY.
10:00-10:45am Final Pairing
11:00 – 3:00pm Prelims, Semis
3:30pm – Finals
4:00pm – Photographs, Awards
4:30pm – Parents/Coaches/Winners Register for Body Bar 2012
Weight Classes: Weight classes are in pounds, except where noted. WEIGHT CLASSES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON THE NUMBER OF COMPETITORS PRESENT ON THE DAY OF COMPETITION.
Intermediate (Born 2003-2005): 45, 50, 55, 60, 70, 75, 80, 85, 85 +
Novice (Born 2000-2002): 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 102, 110, 118, 118+
Schoolgirls (Born 1998-1999): 81, 89, 97, 105, 113, 120, 128, 137, 145, 155, 175, 195
FILA Cadet (Born 1995-1997): 36-38 KG (79.25-83.75 LBS), 40 KG (88 LBS), 43 KG (94.75 LBS), 46 KG (101.25 LBS), 49 KG (108 LBS), 52 KG (114.5 LBS), 56 KG (123.5 LBS), 60 KG (132.25 LBS), 65 KG (143.25 LBS),70 KG (154.25 LBS), *78 KG (172 LBS), *84 KG (185 LBS), *100 KG (220.5 LBS)
FILA Junior (Born 1992-1994, 1995 with a medical certificate) : 40-44 KG (88-97 LBS), 48 KG (105.75 LBS), 51 KG (112.25 LBS), 55 KG (121.25 LBS), 59 KG (130 LBS), 63 KG (138.75 LBS), 67 KG (147.5 LBS), 72 KG (158.75 LBS), *79.5 KG (175.25 LBS)
University Division (Born 1985-1991 & athlete must have graduated from high school) : 48 KG (105.75 LBS), 51 KG (112.25 LBS), 55 KG (121.25 LBS), 59 KG (130 LBS), 63 KG (138.75 LBS), 67 KG (147.5 LBS), 72 KG (158.75 LBS), *77 KG (169.75 LBS)
Match Format: All matches will be wrestled Freestyle taking the best 2 out of 3 two-minute periods with a 30 second break between periods. Singlets are required to compete.
Hotel Information: Best Western, 1324 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11219, (718) 604-7300, Rate: $119/night. Call and ask for the Beat the Streets Wrestling Group Rate.
 Winners of the Beat the Streets Girls Tournament from Beat the Streets Programs will be given priority for 10 subsidized flights, subject to funding, to the Body Bar National Tournament in Lakeland, FL, May 11-14. In order to earn her flight, the winner of each weight class from a BTS program must attend at least 90% of practices open to her leading up to the event. There is a strictly enforced policy of continued participation in the sport up to the time of the tournament. If the athlete stops going to practice or starts skipping practice, her ticket will be rescinded and given to the next highest placing BTS girl. Additional charges for hotel, meal money, and entry fee may apply.
Winners of the BTS Girls Tournament from non-BTS programs are eligible to travel with the BTS team at a discounted group rate with the submission of a non-refundable deposit due by March 30th and a signed permission slip.
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