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Nation­als Host Hotel Announced

| Jim Giunta

The host hotel for the 2024 National Collegiate Wrestling Championships will be the Shreveport Hilton Convention Center Hotel. To book housing with the Hilton or any other hotel housing national attendees please go to and click on "Event Host Hotels" in the top right corner to access housing options.

Online Coach­ing Course for Those Coach­ing Female Ath­letes — Free until 10/1/23

| Jim Giunta

Coaches, Wrestle Like A Girl and USA Wrestling have partnered together to create an online coaching course for those coaching female athletes. It is currently available for free to everyone until September 30th. You do not have to be a member of USA Wrestling to take this course, but you will need a USA Wrestling profile. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Go to
  2. If you already have an account, login. If you do not, create a free account profile.

Nation­al Duals Host­ed by The Uni­ver­si­ty of Northern Iowa

| Jim Giunta

The NCWA Board of Directors met on Monday Sept 5th and unanimously voted to attend the NWCA Multi-Divisional Duals in Cedar Falls, Iowa with a required minimum of 8 teams.
This event will be shown on our schedules as the NCWA National Duals and will provide placing teams with points toward Grand National Championship honors
The event will be held on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa on January 5th & 6th of 2024.

The Teams having placed bids to attend the National Duals are:
Apprentice, Bellarmine, Central Florida, Liberty, Queens, Toledo, Utah Tech & Washington State.
The NCWA will be accepting bids through completed contracts expected in mid September.

Shreve­port-Bossier City Wins Nationals Bid


On behalf of the Board of Directors, the NCWA is delighted to announce that Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, has been selected as the host city for the 2024 National Collegiate Wrestling Championships.

Spearheading this endeavor, President and Chairman of the Board, Jim Giunta, collaborated closely with Executive Directors Steve Davis and Kayla Giasson, in conjunction with Sara Nelms from the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission. Their combined efforts have culminated in a spectacular opportunity to bring college wrestling to Louisiana.

2023 Year in Review Notes for NCWA Programs

| Scott Farrell

As the NCWA leadership heads to Florida to plan the 2023-24 season, here's one last look on the accomplishments of the student-athletes and their programs from the 2022-23 season. There were 20 new NCWA programs competing in 2023, bringing the total to 336 schools with programs and/or clubs in the association’s 26-year history. Here's a select program-by-program look at the team finishes from the 2023 season.

Hills­dale Col­lege Adds Wrestling: A New Era of Athletic Excellence

| Jim Giunta

Hillsdale College, located in Hillsdale, Michigan, is set to embark on an exciting journey as it introduces wrestling as a competitive sport for the first time. The college, renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and a strong work ethic, has long recognized the benefits of wrestling, such as fostering character, discipline, and mental toughness. With the appointment of Head Coach Jeffery Rogers, the Hillsdale Chargers are ready to make their mark on the wrestling scene.

For the last few years, Hillsdale has offered wrestling as

Join the 2023 NCWA Vision Form and make a Difference

| Jim Giunta

This July, the NCWA Conference leadership, Coaches, and Officials from across the nation will gather in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the 2023 Vision Forum to discuss and promote their visions for enhancing and expanding wrestling at the college level. Since its inception in 1999, the Vision Forum and its involved coaches have been the driving force behind the remarkable success and growth of the NCWA.

This year, we will join hands with the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) to champion our sport and offer our leaders a chance to collaborate, network and establish meaningful connections. We urge all NCWA Coaches, Officials, and Leaders to participate and make their voices heard. As the most coach-centered governing body in the wrestling community, the NCWA values the input of coaches and considers the annual Vision Forum as one of the most effective platforms to develop comprehensive, wrestling-friendly rules, best practices, scheduling and a long-term direction for our sport. We are committed to engaging all coaches and administrators in shaping the future of the NCWA and the NWCA. Seize this opportunity to create a lasting impact. Register Here

Wash­ing­ton State Wrestling Moves to Varsity Club Status

| Gabrielle Bowman

WSU’s wrestling team made history this past week by moving up to Varsity Club status. The only other team to have done that at WSU has been the rowing team.

“The men’s rowing team has been the example of the model sports club team. For us to be mentioned at that level of varsity club status, it’s just an honor,” wrestling head coach Phil Burnett said.

This title has been long-running as the team has made significant triumphs regarding their growth in numbers, wins at competitions and All-American titles they have earned.

2023 Nationals Overall 4th Place Team
All the hard work and perseverance helped leaders legitimize what the WSU team is about
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