New to wrestling?
We’d like to welcome you to the sport of wrestling and Texas USA Wrestling! This page was created to help you get off to a great start by answering questions every new wrestler and parent has.
Every day I turned a “you can’t” into a “you can.” Rulon Gardner
how to find a club
Behind EVERY great wrestler is a great club and we think Texas has some of the best. Clubs provide you with coaching, training partners, a team environment and so much more. If you’re new to wrestling, then finding a good club is step 1.
usa wresting membership and Complete the age & experience form
To compete in USA Wrestling sanctioned events and chartered clubs, you will need a USA Wrestling membership. Membership benefits include secondary, non-duplicating sports accident insurance provided by an outside carrier. There
Age & Experience Form: Tournaments are bracketed using both the wrestler’s age and experience. Every wrestler needs to fill out one of these forms each year and return it to their coach or regional director.
folkstyle Rules and scoring
This short videos, will cover the starting positions, rules, scoring, and referee calls. Rules PDF
Your first tournament can seem a bit overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect. This video section will turn you into a tournament pro before you even step on the scale! List of Texas Tournaments
Here a few forms that you need be familiar with.