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Wood Memorial Summer Wrestling Slam

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The First Annual Wood Memorial Summer Wrestling Slam


Friday and Saturday, July 28-29 @ Wood Memorial High School (943 Franklin St. Oakland City, IN)


Friday, July 28-

High School Folkstyle Duals

Team entry fee- $150. Every team will get 5-6 dual matches.

No USA card required, teams can be made up of kids from your school, or a mix from several schools. Eligible wrestlers are incoming freshmen (starting '17-'18 school year) to seniors (class of '18)

No headgear required

5 lb weight allowance

Periods will be 1:30 minutes each

Weigh ins- 8:00 am central time

Wrestling begins 9:00 am central time


For team registration, contact coach John Thompson- coachthompson189@gmail.com


Saturday, July 29-

Individual Tournament

Middle school division (incoming 6th-8th graders)

High School division (incoming 9th-12th graders)

Senior division (anyone who graduated 2017 or before)


Entry fee- $20 per wrestler

The tourney is no eliminations. Depending on the amount of kids in your weight will determine the type of bracket and amount of matches you'll have.

If your weight has 1-7 wrestlers, it would be a straight round robin, allowing you to get 6 matches. 8-15 wrestlers would be in pools the. Crossover for a champion.

16-32 or more wrestlers in a weight would be a bracketed tourney. Winners move on to keep wrestling for a championship, but those who lose in a round would still wrestle. The goal is to get every single wrestler in the individual event 4-6+ matches


No USA card required, no headgear required.


Middle school 1:00 minute each

High school 1:30 minutes each

Senior division 1:30 minute each


A registration link will be up and ready soon. If there are any additional questions, contact coach John Thompson- coachthompson189@gmail.com

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The first 50 paid participants in the individual tourneys on July 29 will get a free tourney tshirt.


In the duals on July 28 we have teams from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Florida committed. If you want to be in the duals, contact me here or at coachthompson189@gmail.com

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Things moving along well for the Summer Wrestling Slam!

we have our officials set and they are a pretty solid group

we will be doing a raffle on Saturday the 29th for a brand new set (14) of either traditional singlets or newly approved two piece uniforms. Tickets will be $20.00

fantastic concessions for the fans, and hospitality room for the coaches and healthy snacks (fruits, vegetables, granola bats, etc) provided for the wrestlers 

tourney tshirts available. Can't wait for this event. Be sure to like the Facebook page Wood Memorial Summer Wrestling Slam and register for the individual tourneys on July 29th with the trackwrestling link 



hope to see you there!

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3 weeks away from the "Slam". 

Still accepting teams for the duals, and registration still open for the individual tourneys on trackwrestling under "Wood Memorial Summer Wrestling Slam"

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