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About BCWA

​The British Columbia Wrestling Association is a not-for-profit sports association that can trace its origins back to 1970. We are the Provincial governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling in British Columbia.  We are an affiliate of Wrestling Canada and its official representative in British Columbia.

The BC Wrestling Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that is comprised of a cross section of  community members from across the Province, with representation from the athletes, coaches, and officials.  Our Board of Directors set the policy and direction of the Association. To support the Association's efforts, there are over 300 volunteers who serve as coaches and officials, and who liaise with the community.  Province wide there are approximately 3,000 registered members of the BC Wrestling Association - male and female wrestlers, coaches, and officials.

The BC Secondary School Wrestling Association is a branch of BC Wrestling that represents the sport within BC School Sports, in preparation for the zone qualifiers and the high school championships.  They govern the rules and regulations for high school wrestling.  The chair of the BC Secondary School Wrestling Association is a representative on the BC Wrestling Board of Directors.

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Mission Statement

To provide opportunities for participation, performance and promise in the wrestling community in British Columbia.  We achieve this by:

 

  1. Delivering gold standard programs and services

  2. Fostering cultures of excellence

  3. Unifying and guiding the wrestling community

  4. Providing a welcoming and safe environment.

  5. Encouraging athlete, coach, official and club participation through organizational procedures and communication structures