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Cliff Keen Southeast Regional Championships

USAW/Cliff Keen Southeast Regional Championships

 

The USAW/Cliff Keen Southeast Regional Championships will be held in Atlanta, Ga., from May 22-24, 2015.

 

USA Wrestling does not charge for adjusting weight classes, even at weigh-ins, so sign up early to guarantee your spot in the event.

 

This event will include Kids, Cadet, and Junior Divisions. There will also be PeeWee and Girls Festivals.

 

USA Wrestling’s regional events are contested in freestyle and Greco-Roman, the only two styles of wrestling at the Olympic level. Freestyle wrestling is exciting, creative, and dynamic because points can be scored from almost anywhere. The most recent Olympic wrestling gold medals were won by freestyle wrestlers, Jordan Burroughs and Jake Varner in 2012, as well as Henry Cejudo in 2008. Other notable freestyle wrestlers include Cael Sanderson (Olympic gold medalist and four-time undefeated NCAA champion), Jake Herbert (World silver medalist and two-time NCAA Champion), and Tervel Dlagnev (World bronze medalist and two-time Division II NCAA Champion). Greco-Roman wrestling is known for powerful lifts and big throws, as all attacks must be made above the waist. Current National Greco-Roman Head Coach Steve Fraser was a gold medalist in 1984, and Rulon Gardner won gold in 2000.

Anthony Flatt

Event Director

Phone: (678) 442-8852

Click Here to Volunteer

To Volunteer please go to “DIBS” on the Team Georgia Website and claim one of the “SER” positions. (note: you will be prompted to log on if you have a Team Georgia Wrestling website login/password - otherwise no login is required)


Location & Date

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW

Atlanta, GA   

May 22-24, 2015


Volunteers Needed for Southeast Regionals!

We still need volunteers to help us with this tournament. If you are able to help, please consider volunteering!

Table Workers (for computers, clocks, mat tappers)

Saturday - May 23th, 7:30 am - until completion

Sunday - May 24th - 8:00 am - until completion

Admissions 

Saturday - May 23th, 7:30 am - until completion

Sunday - May 24th - 8:00 am - until completion

Security 

Saturday - May 23th, 7:30 am - until completion

Sunday - May 24th - 8:00 am - until completion

Volunteers will receive the Following:   Free admission** (the day(s) you work), Lunch (if you are able to work the full day (Sat and/or Sun), and we will break you to watch your wrestler.

We usually finish between 7-9pm on Saturday and around 4-5pm on Sunday.

** Note: An admission fee is required for anyone entering the venue, including persons with a coaches card, volunteers receive free admission **

Click the volunteer link above to register.

If you have any questions about the volunteer positions , please contact:

 Karen Miller at: jeffkarmil@yahoo.com or
via phone: 404-723-1911