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DEADLINE IS THURSDAY NOV 15 to register online for NYAC Holiday International for a discounted rate

By Gary Abbott | Nov. 14, 2007, 9:28 p.m. (ET)

All athletes who plan to compete at the New York Athletic Club Holiday International Championships in New York City, N.Y. next weekend are encouraged to register online and receive a discounted entry rate.

Athletes can go to the official website of the event to register at:
http://www.nyacwrestlingopen.com/registration.html

The online registration for the New York AC Holiday International will end at 11:00 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Nov. 15.

The tournament entry fee for those who register online is $35 per athlete.

The entry fee after Nov. 15 is $45 per athlete.

The New York AC Holiday International is a major early season international wrestling event, held at the historic New York Athletic Club facility in mid-town Manhattan. Competition will be held in all three Olympic styles of the sport, men's freestyle, men's Greco-Roman and women's freestyle.

This event is an important competition as athletes prepare for the Olympic year. Many of those who compete in New York are expected to participate in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling in Las Vegas, Nev., June 13-15.

Talented athletes from a number of nations are also expected to participate this year at the New York AC Holiday International.

Nations that have indicated that they may compete at the New York AC Holiday International Championships include Russia, Romania, Canada, Kyrgysztan, Japan, Ukraine, Albania, Australia, Israel, France and Pelau.

NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB HOLIDAY INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE

Friday November 16, 2007
Greco-Roman Registration: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greco-Roman Skin Checks: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Greco-Roman Weigh-ins: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Women's Freestyle Registration: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Women's Freestyle Skin Checks: 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Women's Freestyle Weigh-ins: 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Pairing Officials Clinic: 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday November 17, 2007
FILA Officials Clinic: 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Greco-Roman & Women's Freestyle Session I: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greco-Roman & Women's Freestyle Session II: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greco-Roman & Women's Freestyle Finals: 4:00 pm - Conclusion
Men's Freestyle Registration: 3:00 pm -4:30 pm
Men's Freestyle Skin Checks: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Men's Freestyle Weigh-in: 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Buffet and Tod Giles Memorial: 7:00 pm

Sunday November 18, 2007
Men's Freestyle Session I: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Men's Freestyle Session II: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Men's Freestyle Finals: 4:00 pm - Conclusion

For more information, visit:
http://www.nyacwrestlingopen.com/