San Diego Wrestling Club to host tournament President’s Day weekendEntertainment News, Online Only, Section 4A, Top Highlights Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
The San Diego Wrestling Club will be hosting their 8th annual Bulldogs Wrestling Tournament Saturday Feb. 15 starting at 1 p.m. in the main auditorium of The Center in Hillcrest. Spectators are welcome to come and check out the wrestling competition during the tournament for a $5 donation to the club.
The annual San Diego wrestling weekend draws dozens of wrestlers from New York, Chicago, Denver as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. The three days of wrestling begins Thursday Feb. 13 with the club’s regular Thursday night practice which starts at 7 p.m., continues with a skills and rules clinic on Friday night then concludes with the tournament on Saturday afternoon.
Now celebrating its sixteenth season, The SDWC is San Diego’s only year round wrestling club focusing on the adult wrestler. The club maintains diversity in its membership and all weights, ages and skill levels are represented. The SDWC is always looking to increase their membership and invites those interested in a good cardio workout as well as learning the sport of freestyle wrestling to come down and check out their practices which are held on Thursday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Sunday afternoons from 4 to 7 p.m. Both practices are held in the main auditorium of The Center located at 3909 Centre Street in the heart of Hillcrest. The club is sanctioned by USA Wrestling, the national body for Olympic style wrestling.
In addition to their regular practices, the club hosts fundraisers, BBQ’s and events throughout the year to bring together folks interested in the sport of wrestling. The Bulldogs also participate in other freestyle wrestling tournaments including those in San Francisco and the recent Sin City Shootout in Las Vegas.
If you would like more information on the San Diego Wrestling Club or their upcoming wrestling tournament, go to their website: www.sdwrestling.org or contact Coach Tom at 619-569-7547.
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