Newton youth wrestling sign-up is Friday

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 11:35 a.m. CDT

NEWTON — Newton Mat Club is holding its youth wrestling sign-up Friday, Nov. 1, starting at 6 p.m. at Newton Senior High School.

A parents meeting is at 7:30 p.m. in room 50 at NHS. There is a $40 fee to participate, which includes a club T-shirt. For families with more than one child, there is a $30 fee for the second and third child with a family maximum fee of $100.

Youth wrestling is for boys and girls from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. The club encourages all seventh and eighth grade students to compete in Newton middle school wrestling. They can come to club practices and compete once the middle school season is over at no charge.

Practices are Tuesday and Thursday — kindergarten through third grade, 6-7:30 p.m., fourth through sixth grade, 7:40-9:10 p.m.

Tournaments are on Saturdays at area schools. Participation in tournaments is optional.

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