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Back You are here: Home Sports Sport News Local Sports Leagues The 2012 North Carolina USA Wrestling State Beach Wrestling Championships coming to Carolina Beach this Saturday, June 16th

The 2012 North Carolina USA Wrestling State Beach Wrestling Championships coming to Carolina Beach this Saturday, June 16th

The 2012 North Carolina USA Wrestling State Beach Wrestling Championships will be held June 16th on the beach in front of the Carolina Beach Boardwalk! Registration will take place from 10-11 am on Saturday morning prior to competition. Entry is $10 for USA Members and $20 for non-members. Competition will begin at 12 noon as possible on Saturday, June 16th directly in front of the bandstand area.
Beach Wrestling was added as a style of international wrestling in 2005. Athletes compete on sand, in a style that features takedowns within a ring. The sport has been growing in popularity across the nation and world.
USA Wrestling has sanctioned Beach events since 2005, and held its first U.S. Beach National Championships and World Team Trials in 2006. FILA hosted the first World Championships in 2006 in Antalya, Turkey.
Contact Neal Dorow, tournament coordinator, at 910/395-4362, ndorow@aol .com or go to ncwrestling.org for more information.