Who We Are
Committed to Enriching the Lives of Youth Through the Sport of Wrestling
An Ohio youth wrestling League, the Buckeye Wrestling Associate, or “BWA” shall be founded to better promote the historic sport of wrestling. The BWA and its member clubs aim to aid in the physical development of all participating youth, and to promote good sportsmanship, community pride, and spirit as an integral and important part of the overall athletic and mental skills of the participants.
Update from the 8/26/19 Fall Annual Meeting
August 26, 2019
Thanks to all that were able to join us for the fall annual meeting on 8/26/19. We had good attendance with many of the proposed items approved including a few additional changes.
I want to point a few important items:
League name was changes to Buckeye Wrestling Association
Currently have a vacant Treasury position available if you or someone you know if interested
Mike Turovsky was nominated, accepted, and voted in as our new Vice President
Both Richie Robertson and DJ Vondruska were re-elected in their current position of Tournament Director & Secretary respectively
Following league dates noted:
9/1/19 - Earliest start of practice provided you have USA club charter
9/15/19 - Deadline to declare participation in the 2019-2020 season
9/27/19 - Initial schedules created and provided to teams for feedback
10/11/19 - Final schedules completed for public distribution
11/24/19 - Most noted they will start first competitions this weekend (note that it could be earlier)
1/26/19 or 2/2/19 - Sectional Tournaments (leaving options due to OAC qualifiers)
2/16/19 - League championship tournament held at Maple Heights HS
Sectional tournament seeding criteria altered to remove OAC state qualification and league district placement
It's important to note that we need all declarations for league participation to be in by Sunday September 15th, 2019. Along with your league participation please let us know the following to help aid us in schedule creation:
Do you have any weeks where you do not plan to participate?
Would you like to travel? If so provide any specific teams or dates.
Do you want to host? If so provide dates.
Please either use the Contact Us form below or e-mail a board member directly through the BWA Contacts link at the top of the site.