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Bill Farrell Memorial International Open

For over 50 years, the New York Athletic Club of New York City, USA, has hosted the annual NYAC Holiday International Wrestling Championships, now known as the Bill Farrell Memorial International Open.

The event is named in honor of the late Bill Farrell, former NYAC Wrestling Chairman and 1972 Olympic coach. November is a great time of the year to be in New York, and we are expecting the best wrestling
competition in the world at the 2019 Bill Farrell Memorial International Open.

Women's Freestyle Weight Classes

  • 50 KG/110.2 lbs, 53 KG/116.8 lbs, 57 KG/125.7 lbs, 62 KG/136.7 lbs, 68 KG/149.9 lbs, 76 KG/165.3 lbs.

Men's Freestyle Weight Classes

  • 57 KG/125.7 lbs, 65 KG/143.3 lbs, 74 KG/163 lbs, 86 KG/189.6 lbs, 97 KG/213.9 lbs, & 125 KG/275.6 lbs. 

 Greco-Roman Weight Classes

  • 60 KG/132.3 lbs, 67 KG/147.7 lbs, 77 KG/169.8 lbs, 87 KG/191.8 lbs, 97 KG/213.8 lbs, & 130 KG/286.6 lbs. 


Location & Date

New York Athletic Club
180 Central Park South
New York, NY 10019
November 15-16, 2019


Dave Foxen

Event Director

Phone: (516) 643-8358


Per UWW Rules, NO UWW Licenses will be sold on site at ANY competitions for 2019. All UWW Licenses must be purchased through your respective Federation at least two (2) weeks prior to event.   Must have a VALID U.S. PASSPORT to apply for UWW License.