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NCWA GoGreco Nationals set for Dallas, Texas, June 14-15

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | June 03, 2019, 5:51 p.m. (ET)

The 2019 edition of the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) GoGreco Nationals will be once again held at Richland College in Dallas Texas, June 14-15.

In addition to the men's Greco-Roman competition, which has been held since 2017, the NCWA will be adding, as an Exhibition, the first ever Women's Greco Division.

GoGreco started with an idea that had at its core a desire to grow the the United States stable of Greco-Roman athletes through expanding college opportunity from just the traditional Collegiate Style of wrestling to the Greco-Roman Style.

Through this program, it offers athletes from NCWA programs off-season competition that not only keeps them in shape, develops their upper body technique and keeps them engaged in sport, but also gives dedicated individuals an opportunity to All-American in more than one style of wrestling while still pursuing a solid college education.

The First NCWA College Greco-Roman National Championship was contested in June of 2017, but was proceeded in 2015 & 2016 by pilot programs sponsored through a joint venture between Texas USA Wrestling, the NCWA and the University of North Texas Coach Andre Metzger.

The 2019 competition will begin on Saturday June 15th at 10:00 am with with weigh-ins at 7:00 - 8:00 pm Friday June 14th. The GoGreco Summit meetings will begin Friday at 1:00 where rules, season and overall expansion will be discussed.

The Embassy Suites Hotel in Dallas has been selected as this years Host Hotel for the 2019 NCWA GoGreco National Championships. There is an awesome rate for a hotel of this quality, at $87.00 a night. The rate includes a two-room suite, free full breakfast buffet, an evening happy hour with drinks and snacks, free underground parking, free WiFi, a pool and workout gym all included in that price. The hotel is located at 13131 N Central Expressway, Dallas, TX. 75243. You can make your reservations for the group rate of $87.00 by calling (972) 234-3300 or by going through the official website of the event.

For more information, visit the GoGreco Nationals website at:

When: June 15th 2019
Where: Richland College - Dallas, TX
Weigh-ins: Guadalupe Hall -Richland College - Friday June 14th - 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Optional Late Arrival weigh-ins: Richland College Saturday June 15th 8:00 - 8:30 am

Weight Classes for the NCWA Go-Greco Nationals
Men's Weights: 59 kg, 68kg, 71kg, 75kg, 80kg, 85kg, 98kg, 130kg
Women's Weights: 49kg, 53kg, 58kg, 63kg, 69kg, 75kg, 92kg

Full Go-Greco Nationals Schedule

Friday June 14th
1:00 - 5:00 - GoGreco Summit meetings - Embassy Suites
5:30 - 7:00 - Greco-Roman wrestling Clinic - Richland
7:00 - 8:00 - GoGreco Weigh-ins - Richland
8:30 -10:30 - GoGreco WIBN Social - Embassy Suites Hotel

Saturday June 15th
8:00 - 8:30 - Optional Late weigh-in Richland
10:00 - Preliminary Rounds
5:00 pm GoGreco Championship Finals

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2018 NCWA GoGreco Champions
59 kg - Andrew Will (TXST)
66 kg - Asad Muhammad (RLC)
71 kg - Scott Akers (UNT)
75 kg - Cassidy Collins (UNT)
80 kg - Drake Dudley (UNT)
85 kg - Dominic Vasquez (TOL)
98 kg - Garrett Hadley (UTA)
130 kg - Iakaika Neal (UNT)