Emmaus Youth Wrestling Association (formerly East Penn Youth Wrestling) is available to ALL residents of the entire East Penn School District—grades K-6. The objective of the EPYWA shall be to teach, within a competitive environment, the basic principles
Registration is currently available both online and in person. Online registration will be available from mid-September through mid-October. In person registration happens in early October and is held at Emmaus Community Park under the Pavilions and Lower Macungie Middle School near the football practice fields – check the web site often for updates.
Who can register?
Any resident of the entire East Penn School District - this includes the towns of Emmaus, Lower Macungie, Alburtis, Zionsville, and Upper Milford.
Wrestling is limited to children between 5 and 12 years old in Kindergarten through 6th grade.
What is the practice and meet schedule?
Wrestling typically practices Tues, Thur, and Fri every week from 6:30pm to 8pm in the Aux Gym at Emmaus HS. ..dfgk Meets are typically Sunday and times range from early morning starts to early afternoon starts.
Are there minimum weight requirements for wrestlers? How are the young wrestlers paired up for competition?
The lowest weight class in the Valley Elementary Wrestling League is 46 pounds – however, our first year kids are typically placed on our exhibition squad where we try to create match-ups based on weight, age, ability, and aggressiveness – our goal is to have kids love the sport of wrestling, not get beat up.
What are the costs?
2016-2017 Registration cost is $65 for the first child and $55 for each additional child in the family. New wrestlers will need to purchase a uniform which costs about $55 (warm-up gear hoodie and shorts).
How long is the season?
The Wrestling season begins in early November. Wrestling runs through early February.