Information is made available to wrestlers interested in participating in the Olympic styles of wrestling (Freestyle & Greco-Roman). Documentation includes a schedule of events, as well as details related to the culmination of the Olympic-style season, the Freestyle and Greco-Roman National Championships held every year in Fargo, North Dakota (ND).
In Freestyle, the 2018 edition of Team NJ tallied 3 National Champions (Wil Guida, Junior 106, Freestyle; back-to-back champ, 2017 & 2018), Michael Colaiocco, Junior 126; and, Travis Mastrogiovanni, 138 lbs.) a total of 18 ALL-AMERICANS in Freestyle. Greco-Roman competition has just gotten underway. For full results, follow the links below:
Team New Jersey Photos - Coming Soon...
The Spring begins with a schedule for Junior Olympic events (Freestyle & Greco-Roman); that schedule is now available:
Schedules and paperwork related to Olympic-style wrestling opportunities for males and females in 2018 are now available. Local, Regional and National tournaments are available in Freestyle and Greco-Roman styles. USAW-NJ puts together Team NJ contingents to expand any Jersey wrestler's horizons in the Olympic styles of wrestling...
Spring, 2018 begins with a schedule of Junior Olympic events (Freestyle and Greco-Roman). For a complete list of local (in-state), regional and national tournaments that Team NJ expects to be at this Spring and Summer, please click on the Road Trip Summary schedule (PDF) to the right...
Revised February 15, 2018
The document on the right contains info about schedules, trip costs, deadlines, mandatory training camps, parental and wrestler consent forms, Team NJ gear order forms as well as rules and important info related to National Duals events and Fargo Nationals.
Follow this link to fill out forms for Team NJ trips to Duals and Individual Championships, make payments and sign trip-related documents. The link will take you to what has come to be known as "Gimp's Website"...
Emails / Phone Numbers for key Olympic-style Team NJ contacts:
There is also Petition / Appeal paperwork for anyone who is interested in wrestling at National Duals events and / or Fargo Nationals without having met the stated requirements of being a Team NJ member.
The document on the right is an application for anyone who has not qualified for Team NJ but wants to go to National Dual events or Fargo to compete with Team New Jersey in Freestyle and/or Greco-Roman.
Follow this link to gain admission to Team NJ events if you haven't qualified through the normal process. Especially relevant for aspiring team members who missed qualifying events due to injury, illness or other reasons deemed to be important by USAW-NJ leadership.
Results for 2018 Spring & Summer Olympic-style tournaments will soon be available:
2018 Freestyle and Greco-Roman Competition:
2018 Spring and Summer Olympic season (Freestyle and Greco-Roman) has ended. A series of Olympic-style events started locally in March and April, leading up to Freestyle and Greco-Roman Nationals in Fargo, ND in late July. Team NJ crowned 3 individual National Champions in Fargo and many All-Americans. For details, follow the links below:
The Freestyle and Greco-Roman seasons have come to an end for Team NJ! Tournaments began the weekend after Kids Scholastic State Championships (March 10 & 11) on Sunday, March 18, 2018 with the Olympic season kick off tournament at Bergen Catholic HS on March 18. Team NJ activities culminated in the USMC / USAW National Championships for Cadets and Juniors in Fargo, ND. Follow the link below for more details:
Info on Training Opportunities, Tournaments and Team NJ Activities
TEAM NJ ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Cadet Freestyle Team - 5th place @ Fargo Nationals
Nine All-Americans Total, 1 National Champ
TRAVIS MASTROGIOVANNI, National Champ, 138 lbs.
Junior Freestyle Team - 6th place @ Fargo Nationals
Seven All-Americans Total, 2 National Champs
WIL GUIDA, National Champ 106 lbs.
MICHAEL COLAIOCCO, National Champ, 126 lbs.
Cadet Women Freestyle Team - 17th place @ Fargo Nationals
Junior Women Freestyle Team - 28th place @ Fargo Nationals
Schoolboy Freestyle Team - 8th place @ National Duals
Four All-Americans Total
Cadet Freestyle Team - 10th place @ National Duals
Four All-Americans Total
Junior Freestyle Team - 5th place @ National Duals
One All-American Total