New Milford Recreation Junior Wrestling
The New Milford Recreation Junior Wrstling program is open to children 6yrs to 14yrs whose birthday falls before January 1st 2012.
New Milford belongs to the Twin County Conference Wrestling League. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays in the old gym in the High School. Practices begin in November and continue through February. Wrestlers compete in 5 divisions by age and weight class.
Sub Bantam - 6 yr olds
Bantam - 7yr old and 8yr old
Midget - 9yr old and 10yr old
Juinor - 11yr old and 12yr old
Intermediate - 13yr old and 14yr old
Most weight classes span 5 lbs but for some of the smaller children it can be 3 lbs
Matches are held on Saturdays starting in January thru February. Every child will wrestle on a Saturday unless there is no match up in their weight class. Tournaments are on Sundays.
In February there is a Novice tournament or 1st and 2nd year wrestlers who have never medaled in a tournament before. The Districts are held at the end of February, any wrestler who takes 1st or 2nd place in the Districts will advance to the Regionals the following week.
The Regionals will conclude the Recreation Wrestling Program.