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USA Wrestling's Folkstyle Tour of America visits six cities, kicking off with Northwest Bigfoot Battle, Nov. 18-19

By Richard Razo, USA Wrestling | Sept. 21, 2022, 1:01 p.m. (ET)

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USA Wrestling’s Folkstyle Tour of America is the nation’s premier youth folkstyle wrestling series geared towards boys and girls of various ages and skill levels. The Tour of America series will host six world-class events in the 2022-23 season.

Last year, over 4,000 wrestlers from all over the country competed in the series, with overall participation in the series growing every year since being established.

The series features one new event, the 2023 Hot Rod Blowout, in Charlotte, N.C. at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and will be held in January 14, 2023.

One of the other popular returning events, King and Queen of the Mountain, will be moving to Denver, Colorado. This event will again be hosting dual competition for all USA Wrestling sanctioned clubs and will be contested in K-6th grade Boys and 1st-8th grade girls.

The Folkstyle Tour of America kicks off with the annual Northwest Bigfoot Battle in Spokane, Washington, at The Podium, November 18-19. Registration opens on September 15, REGISTER HERE 

Other stops on the 2022-23 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tour of America are the Stockard Stampede in Fort Worth, Texas (December 17), the Salt Lake Slam in Farmington, Utah (December 31) and Dominate in the Dells in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin (March 11-12)

Limited Folkstyle Athlete Memberships, as well as Full Athlete Memberships, will be accepted for all divisions for the 2022-23 Folkstyle Tour of America Series. To purchase or renew your membership now, please visit www.USAWMembership.com.

Athletes will compete for some of the most impressive trophies within youth wrestling, with each event featuring a specific trophy design based upon the local culture. In addition, athletes competing at Folkstyle Tour of America events score points towards USA Wrestling's Future Olympian Rankings

USA Wrestling does not charge for adjusting weight classes, even at weigh-ins, so make your plans now to get in on the action in the best youth folkstyle series in the country!

2022-2023 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tour of America Schedule

Folkstyle Tour of America - Northwest Bigfoot Battle
Date: November 19, 2022
Venue: The Podium
Location: Spokane, WA
Divisions: 6U through Middle School, True Beginners, Girls
Register to compete at Northwest Bigfoot Battle

Folkstyle Tour of America - King & Queen of the Mountain
Date: November 25-27, 2022
Venue: Denver Coliseum
Location: Denver, CO
Divisions: 6U through High School, True Beginners, Girls
Register to compete at King & Queen of the Mountain 

Folkstyle Tour of America - Stockyard Stampede
Date: December 17, 2022
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Divisions: 8U through High School, True Beginners, Girls
Register to compete at Stockyard Stampede 

Folkstyle Tour of America - Salt Lake Slam
Date: December 31, 2022
Venue: Legacy Events Center
Location: Farmington, UT
Divisions: 8U through Middle School, True Beginners, Girls
Registration coming soon 

Folkstyle Tour of America – Hot Rod Blowout
Date: January 14, 2023
Venue: Charlotte Motor Speedway
Location: Concord, NC
Divisions: 6U through Middle School, True Beginners, Girls
Registration coming soon

Folkstyle Tour of America - Dominate in the Dells
Date: March 11-12, 2023
Venue: Woodside Wisconsin Dells Center Dome
Location: Wisconsin Dells, WI
Divisions: 6U through Junior, True Beginners, Girls
Registration coming soon 

For more USA Wrestling Tour of America information please visit the event website at www.usawrestlingevents.com