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Women's Fargo Nationals Page

Andy Cook

Andy Cook

Women's Director

Phone: 253-229-3555

WSWA does not provide Airfare/transportation to and from Fargo, we do provide ground transportation while in Fargo.  Below are two flights your athletes can fly on and have coaches on the flight, you however can chose whatever airport and airlines you desire.  Book early for best rates...  

2016 Fargo Information

Venue of wrestling

  • FargoDome: 1800 University Drive North, Fargo, ND

Weigh in information

  • All wrestlers must make scratch weight for both styles. Greco is a one time weigh in and Freestyle you weigh in twice. 

Schedule of wrestling

  • Cadet Greco: Weigh in on Sunday and start wrestling Sunday and finish wrestling Greco on Monday.
  • Cadet Freestyle: weigh in on Wednesday and starts wrestling on Wednesday morning. Weigh in again on Thursday with a 2 pound allowance and wrestles Thursday and medal matches are on Friday.
  • Junior Greco: weigh in for Greco on Monday and wrestles Monday with medal matches on Tuesday. 
  • Junior Freestyle: weigh in on Thursday and wrestles Thursday, Friday with medal matches on Saturday. Second weigh in is on Friday morning with a 2 pound allowance.
  • Cadet Women: weigh in on Saturday July 16th at noon and wrestle Saturday and finish Saturday
  • Junior Women: weigh in on Monday afternoon July 18th and wrestle Monday and Tuesday

HOW TO JOIN GIRLS TEAM WASHINGTON

1.) Signing-Up for 2016 Girls Team Washington:  Sign-up for 2016 Girls Team Washington by going to the Women’s Fargo page at washingtonstatewrestling.com Follow the directions closely and complete the process with your nonrefundable $100 deposit.  YOUR WRESTLER CANNOT ATTEND ANY CAMPS UNTIL HER REGISTRATION IS COMPLETE ONLINE.   Your wrestler’s position on the team roster is secured once you make your final payments to USA Washington in June.  You will be notified by USA Washington about final payments and deadlines.  The final payment covers: all training camps, lodging & ground transportation in Fargo and tournament registration fees.  This final team payment is nonrefundable.  If, for any reason, your wrestler cannot compete at Fargo they will not receive a refund on their final team payment after July training camp has begun.  If they are unable to compete at Fargo due to injury, extenuating circumstances, etc. they WILL NOT travel with the team!

2) Training Camps:  We have 3 mini camps scheduled in April, May and June.  Our big Fargo training camp is in July right before we fly to Fargo.  Please read the camp information provided on this website.  Please make every effort to get to at least one mini camp prior to the Fargo training camp in July.

3) Competition Gear:  Ordering Team Gear is your responsibility.  Please pay close attention to the deadlines!  It is your responsibility to order gear on time.  At a minimum you must purchase Washington national team sanctioned blue and red women’s cut singlets.  There will be links directly from washingtonstatewrestling.com for all National Team Gear.

4) Travel:  Arranging for travel to Fargo is your responsibility.  Please purchase airline tickets early and with travel insurance.  If your athlete plans on checking baggage make sure this is paid in advance.  We DO NOT take athletes that are not competing in the tournament.

Please arrange for travel from Portland International Airport on Thursday July 14 and returning on Thursday July 21st.  Make sure your athlete has a hard copy of their travel documents and that they understand their flight information.  Transportation from camp to the airport will be provided on July 14th and a Girls Team Washington Coach will meet your athlete in Fargo.  On the return on July 21st, it is your responsibility to pick up your athlete at the airport in Washington or drive them home. 

Girls Team Washington does everything TOGETHER. We train, work, travel and compete as a team. 

NOTE:

Cadets that meet the birth date requirements by USA Wrestling also compete in the Junior Individual Tournament in Fargo and Dual Team Championship at Fargo.