A First Ever Event in Shoals

TUSCUMBIA – Florence Youth Wrestling will host its first ever youth wrestling tournament in the Shoals Monday, January 18 at Deshler Middle School at 598 North High Street in Tuscumbia.   The Alabama Youth Wrestling Association’s AAU MLK event, “Danger in Deshler” will include five age divisions in dozens of weight classes from 35 - 250 lbs.+.  All wrestlers are required to register in advance.

All wrestlers must have their AAU Card and Trackwrestling number to pre-register.  The tournament fee is paid online. 

Registration cost by 9am Friday, January 15 is $15. Late registration from 9:01am - noon is $20.  Any wrestler who fails to pre-register will NOT be able to compete in the tournament.  

The AYWO is taking steps to ensure the safety of wrestlers, coaches, spectators, and officials.

All attendees are required to wear masks. 

 wear masks while competing.

Only a single division of spectators and wrestlers are allowed in the gym at one time.

Temperatures will be taken at the door. If anyone’s temperature is over 100.3 they will not be permitted to enter the venue.

Only two mask warnings will be given. A third violation means removal.

If a spectator is unable to wear a mask, they will not be allowed to enter the venue for their safety and that of the wrestlers/spectators/coaches and workers.

Only coaches and upcoming wrestlers are allowed on the mat without exception.

The venue will be cleared out at the end of each division for cleaning.

Spectator admission fees:  Adults - $7, Kids - $5, Under  -  free.   Hand will be stamped to allow for reentry.  

The Florence Youth Wrestling program was established to help area youth to be mentally tough and physically fit, to win with humility, and to lose with honor. 

For more information, visit the Florence Youth Wrestling Club page on Facebook.  

 

  MONDAY JANUARY 18

  WRESTLING SCHEDULE

 

TOT Division 

Born 1/1/14 – 12/31/16: 

9am – 11am

Weight Classes:  35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 65+

 

BANTAM Division 

Born 1/1/12  - 12/31/13:   

                11:15am – 1:15 pm

                 Weight Classes: 40, 

                 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 

                 75, 80, 90, 105, 105+

 

MIDGET Division 

Born 1/1/10 – 12/31/11:  

1:30 – 3:30pm

Weigh in: 12:15 – 1pm. 

Weight Classes: 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 103, 112, 120, 130, 130+

 

NOVICE Division 

Born 1/1/08 – 12/31/09:  

3:45pm – finish

Weigh in: 2:30 –3:15pm

Weight Classes: 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 112, 120, 130, 140, 140+

 

SCHOOLBOY Division 

Born 1/1/06 – 12/31/07: 

3:45pm – finish

Weigh in: 2:30 pm–3:15 pm

Weight Classes:  70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125, 130, 135,140,145, 120, 160,171, 189, 220,250