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Dec 15 Bid deadline for 2007 USA Wrestling Beach National Championships is February 20

By Gary Abbott | Feb. 13, 2007, 2:07 p.m. (ET)
USA Wrestling has initiated the bid process for the 2007 Beach National Wrestling Championships and World Team Trials.

Interested event organizers are asked to submit their completed bid packets for the event by Tuesday, Feb. 20.

To download a pdf of the bid packet
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The second annual USA Wrestling Beach National Championships and World Team Trials will serve as the qualifying event for the U.S. team that will compete in the 2007 World Beach Wrestling Championships, set for Antalya, Turkey, Sept. 7-9.

In addition to a Senior level competition for men and women, there will also be a number of age-group divisions included in the tournament.

The dates for the 2007 USA Wrestling Beach Nationals and World Team Trials must fall between the six weekends between May 25 and July 15. This will provide enough time for USA Wrestling to organize and prepare the U.S. team that will compete at the World Championships.

The first USA Wrestling Beach National Championships and World Team Trials was held in Palm Beach County, Fla. during August 2006 and was a major success.

The United States placed second in the men's competition and third in the women's division at the 2006 World Beach Wrestling Championships, led by individual bronze medalists Ray Downey, Angelo Borzio and Leigh Jaynes.

For questions concerning the bidding process for the USA Wrestling Beach Nationals, contact Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling at 719-598-8181 or via e-mail at gabbott@usawrestling.org
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