Michigan Xtreme has started a girls wrestling club for all ages K-12th Grade! No prior experience necessary. Invite all girl athletes to join…looking to make this the largest girls wrestling program in the country!!
The team practices year round 2x per week on Monday & Wednesday7:00pm-8:30pm and include scrimmages and other competitions. More information at www.michiganxtreme.com
Since 1994, the number of women who wrestle in high school has grown from 804 to over 9904.
24 colleges now sponsor a varsity wrestling program.
Women’s wrestling is now a recognized Olympic sport
California, Oregon, Guam, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Texas, Hawaii and Washington sponsor a state high school championship.
Women’s high wrestling participation numbers are higher than the NCAA sponsored sports of crew, fencing, skiing, and rifle and NCAA emerging sports of rugby, sand volleyball and equestrian.
NWCA has been instrumental in getting women’s wrestling added as a new sport a number of schools
Information on Women’s College Wrestling Association (WCWA):
WCWA serves as the governing body for women’s college wrestling
WCWA National Tournament will have 200+ athletes competing at it.
There 24 current college teams that are current members, a growth of 2 colleges per year.
All colleges have 30+ members per team.
All members offer athletic scholarships to athletes