National Senior Wrestling Championship

By: Pres. Juan Alberto E. Balde

We are pleased to invite you and your team to our July 29-30, 2011 National Senior Wrestling Championship, which will serve as the final qualifying round for our 2011 Southeast Asian Games Official Delegation.

The Freestyle competition, which will be sponsored by Adidas, will be held at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Activity Center on July 29 from 9am to 5pm. Team managers' meeting is on July 28, 2pm to 3pm, medical check-up and weigh-in for Greco-Roman follow from 4pm to 5pm.

The Men's and Women's Greco-Roman will be at the Manuel Roxas High School Scout Chuatuco St., Roxas District, Paligsahan, Quezon City.

The age category for our senior competition is 20 years old and above. Junior aged wrestlers from 18-20 years old may compete with a rental and coach's. Athletes aged 17 years old and below are strictly prohibited from joining. Any athlete and coach violating this policy will be sanctioned accordingly.

The weight classes in kilograms for Greco-Roman and Freestyle men are as follows:
50, 55, 60, 66, 74, 84, 96, and 120.*

The weight classes for women are:
48, 51, 55, 59, 63, 67, and 72.

There will be no more additional weight allowance, exact weight classes will be strictly observed.

*Weight classes in bold print are the available slots in the November 2011 Southeast Asian Games.

Official International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) rules shall be strictly enforced.

As discussed during the 2011 Philippine National Games team managers meeting, all participants from clubs, exempting Philippine Wrestling Team members, are required to wear wrestling shoes and the official WAP singlet during their matches.

The competition shall be duly observed by representatives of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). The technical officials maintain the right to require additional matches, among other requirements; from the SEA Games candidates to fully determine whom among them are truly the country's best bets for this year's SEA Games.


Individual Entry Fee: P300.00, for ALL participants including Philippine Wrestling Team members, additional P200.00 for those who will borrow official WAP singlets and/or shoes from the technical officials.

Team Entry Fee: P500.00

And for those who have not yet paid their WAP membership dues:

Annual Individual Membership Fee: P500.00
Annual Club Membership Fee: P1,000.00

Those who have not yet paid the required dues will be allowed to play but the final results of their matches will not be declared official, and therefore will not be awarded medals.

We look forward to you and your club's active participation in this very important competition!

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