All students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade are eligible to join the Bennington Kids Wrestling Club, practice begins the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 6:00p.m. for 2nd grade and under and 7:00 p.m. for all others. All wrestlers will be taught the basics of wrestling and sportsmanship. The older kids will learn more advanced techniques based on the groups abilities.
The cost to join the club is $40 for grades Pre K - 2nd and $100.00 for grades 3 - 8 (Pre K - 2 can move up to this level, let the coaches know) . With your paid dues the kids receive a free t-shirt, free entry into our club tournament, free entry into additional tournaments (see registration page for more details). A USA Wrestling card is required (secondary sports accident insurance). You can purchase the USA card online at: www.usawmembership.com. All that is required is the $15 Limited Folkstyle Membership (card) but you may purchase any other athlete membership. All wrestlers must have a USA card before the first practice.
Bennington has a strong tradition in wrestling. Bennington currently owns many state records including the most individual state champions produced in class C. Bennington has won the team state championship three times and three times the state runner-up trophy. Be a part of that tradition of excellence and join our wrestling club.
Badger Elite Advanced Training is for the wrestlers that want to take their wrestling to a new level. Bennington kids must be a member of the youth club to join the Badger Elite. Wrestlers that do not attend Bennington Schools must check with the coaches for eligibility. See the link below for more information.