SpecOps Spring Challenge

This tournament is a charity event benefiting local schools, Pinning Down Autism, and military based charities such as the Wounded Warrior Foundation and the USASOC Soldier, Family, and Command Support Association.

This modified-folkstyle tournament will be held at Union Pines High School on 4-5 mats. We have great U.S. Army Special Operations Unit involvement including the 75th Ranger Regiment (who will bring up a lot of cool toys to show and tell), a Special Forces unit (with more cool stuff), the Special Operations Recruiting Battalion, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and the Black Daggers parachute team jumping in our Nation's colors.

We will place to sixth using custom medals and wrestle back to second place.

There are sponsorship and partnership opportunities available. If you are interested in donating or helping out please contact me soon.

Location: Union Pines High School, 1981 Union Church Road, Cameron , NC

Contact: Marty Bartram, ceo@teamrhinollc.rhinowrestling.org 910.824.0024

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March 07, 2011

SpecOps Spring Challenge Results

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Thanks to everyone who came out. Special thanks to all the US Army Special Operations units who came out and did such a great job.
Brackets are attached. In those brackets where you do not see a placement match result we awarded co-placers or co-champions.

6 & Under - 40
1st Place - Jason Tompkins of Seventy First Club
2nd Place - Carlos Vigil of Village Wrestling

6 & Under - 45
1st Place - Isaac Jones of Big Red Wrestling
2nd Place - Zachary Oates of Copperheads Wrestling Club

6 & Under - 50
1st Place - Nathan Power of Village Wrestling
2nd Place - Malachy Oates of Copperheads Wrestling Club

7 & 8 - 45-50
1st Place - Joseph Nicholson of Knights Kids Club
2nd Place - Oran Decker of Village Wrestling

7 & 8 - 55-60
1st Place - Joshua Viau of Big Red Wrestling
2nd Place - Brysen Cottrell of Big Red Wrestling
3rd Place - Michael Lowry of Roco Wrestling
4th Place - Robby Holt of Copperheads Wrestling Club

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March 01, 2011

Hotel Accomodations

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Hotel List and Rates are attached.

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January 31, 2011

SpecOps Spring Challenge Tournament Schedule & Information

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Tournament Schedule

28 February 2011
Online Registration List Released to Public
4 March 2011
12pm Online Registration Closes
6-8pm weigh in, walk-in registration and open mat
5 March 2011
7-8:30am weigh in and walk-in registration
8:30am All satellite weigh in wrestlers checked in
9am Black Daggers jump in
9:50am Major General Fuller provides opening remarks
10:00am Wrestling begins

Registration / Entry Fees

Pregregistration will take place online via track wrestling. Preregistration is not mandatory by there is a financial savings by preregistering. You do not have to prepay with your online registration but you may. Registration is open now click here to register. Registration list will not be released until 28 February 2011.

NCAWAY/NUWAY and NCUSAW/USAW members that preregister pay $15. All others pay $20 if they preregister. Unregistered wrestlers, regardless of affiliation pay $25 at the door Friday evening or Saturday morning.

Spectator Fees

$3 per person, kids 5 & under free, family rate is $15

Satellite Weigh Ins

Satellite weigh ins are allowed with the following restrictions:

  1. Coaches request satellite location weigh in approval via email to rhinocoach@rhinowrestling.org. All locations will be available to all participants and the list will be published here.
  2. High School Coaches may weigh in club wrestlers on Friday.
  3. Club Coaches may weigh in club wrestlers on Friday.
  4. We reserve the right to spot check wrestlers that used satellite weigh ins up to 9:15am on Saturday morning. We expect spot checked wrestlers to be within 3 pounds of the registered actual weight.
  5. Independent wrestlers may satellite weigh in at a local high school or club if they coordinate with the appropriate coach.
  7. All satellite weigh in wrestlers must check in by 8:30 am Saturday morning or risk being scratched.
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