Next Week Training Schedule:
TK-3rd Grade, Mon. & Wed., 3:00-4:00PM
4th – 8th Grade, Tues. & Fri., 3:00-4:00PM
We will still be at Stand Alone MMA, 845 Cherry St. I will post an update regarding our return to Bidwell as information becomes available. Thank you again Jason Pietz !!
Chico HS is hosting a wrestling camp next week Monday thru Wednesday from 10:00-3:00, cost is $50. There will be a break in between sessions and wrestlers need to bring lunch. Camp is open to all ages. If there are any questions please contact Coach Tony.
This Wednesday February 1st will be our Academy picture day. All Elementary wrestlers will be meeting in the MPR @ 5:30PM for individual and team photos. Varsity please arrive and be ready for pictures @ 6:00PM, we will take a team photo of both Varsity & Elementary, then Varsity team & individual photos. All Academy wrestlers should be in their T-Shirt, Shorts, Singlet & Shoes. There will be NO training on Wednesday. Please see the form for ordering & payment instructions. If there are any questions please contact Coach Tony, Thank you.
Varsity was in Palo Cedro for the Eastside Classic this weekend. Xavier Gower took home the Gold and Izaiah Miller also medaled with a 4th place finish. Varsity will be at Butte College in two weeks as they host the 4th Annual Chico Challenge which is a TOC Qualifier.
Elementary was in town at the Gator Invitational where they earned a 2nd place team finish which was led by Kindergarten-1st Grade MVP Aiden Salindong who won both the 40 & 45 lbs. tournament bracket. Elementary will close out their season in two weeks in Orland with the NorCal State Championships. Below are our Academy place winners.
Varsity will be at the Eastside Classic @ Foothill HS in Palo Cedro. The team will be meeting at 5:20 and departing Bidwell JHS by 5:30AM. There will be a 9:00AM warm up and wrestling is scheduled to start at 9:30AM.
The Elementary team will be at the Gator Invitational @ Marsh JHS. Weigh ins are from 6:00-7:30AM. We will be going directly to Marsh for weigh ins and you may weigh in at any time during the weigh in window, please return to Marsh by 8:30 AM for the Tug of War team competition. Wrestling is scheduled to start at 9:00AM.
Practice times this week for Varsity are Monday, Wednesday & Friday 5:30-7:15. Elementary will be training Monday, Wednesday & Friday as well from 5:30-6:30. There is NO elementary tournament this week. Varsity wrestlers & parents please check in with the coaches regarding the Saturday Dual Tournament as the format only allows one wrestler per weight class, if there are any questions please contact Coach Tony. Varsity wrestlers will be getting a flyer with information this evening.
It was a tough weekend of wrestling for both teams as Varsity was at the TOC Qualifier Spider Patch Tournament in Orland and Elementary was competing in Corning. Both tournaments saw our Academy wrestlers facing off against other teams from out of the area and gave us an opportunity to compete with different kids and styles. Izaiah Miller took 1st place and Xavier Gower took 4th to qualify for this year’s NorCal Tournament of Champions at the end of the season. Below are all of our place winners.
The final Chili Cook Off meeting is this Friday, Jan 13th @ 5:30PM in the MPR Staff Room. Please bring all of your money and/or unsold tickets. The Chili Cook Off event is this Sunday at the Eagle’s Hall and is our only fundraising event of the season. Your participation is greatly appreciated !! See everyone soon.
Schedule Change for Practice Wed. Jan 11th
There has been a schedule change for practice this Wednesday. Both teams will be training at 4:30 PM in the MPR. Elementary will end at 5:30 PM & Varsity will be done by 6:00 PM. We understand that this is a late schedule change however, we are practicing early so that our wrestlers can still get a training session in and have an opportunity to attend the PV vs Chico HS wrestling dual meet @ 6:00PM. If you are planning on attending, the meet will be at Chico HS & there will be an admission fee. Please bring your gear so that we can represent our Academy and show our support for the local HS teams. Thank you.