NCAA announces rule changes for 2017-18

Wrestlers who violate NCAA weight certification protocols, use prohibited weight-loss practices or commit a severe weigh-in or medical examination violation will face stiffer penalties in the 2017-18 season. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a penalty change that requires a wrestler to miss eight consecutive competitions for a first… Continue reading

MWCA Match Count Proposal Passes

This morning the Minnesota State High School League’s Representative Assembly met and voted on potential bylaw changes. One of those changes was the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Advisory Committee’s proposal to change wrestling’s match count bylaw from 18 events and 36 individual matches to 16 events and 45 individual matches.… Continue reading

United World Wrestling Modifies Greco-Roman Rules, Reinstates the Five-Point Throw

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland – United World Wrestling has announced several rule modifications for Greco-Roman wrestling. The decision to implement the reforms comes after several months of testing at the international level. The changes will take effect immediately. The recent rule revisions are highlighted by increased penalties for illegal actions, clarifications on… Continue reading