Little Guy wrestling begins

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The Montana Little Guy season will start Feb. 11 and go for six weeks ending March 23.

Cost for participation is $35 for those kindergarten through fifth grade and $50 for junior high wrestlers sixth through eighth grades. Cost includes a T-shirt for the wrestlers to keep and the use of club shoes and singlet, additional cost for junior high wrestlers helps with travel expenses that will be associated with the junior high wrestling program.

Registration forms are available at school offices or at open mat every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., in the upstairs gym of the Whitefish Middle School. Registrations can be given at any Open Mat or be brought to first practice.

Whitefish Wrestling Club is open to all students kindergarten through eighth grade. Scholarships are available for those that may need financial assistance.

Wrestlers are separated by age groups based on the age of the wrestler at the beginning of the season and their weight — PeeWee: Kindergarten (regardless of age) and younger; Beginner: ages 6, 7, and 8; Novice: ages 9 and 10; Middle: ages 11 and 12; and Junior: ages 13 and 14.

Sixth through eighth-graders will practice in the upstairs gym of the Whitefish Middle School on Monday through Friday from 3:45-5:15 p.m. and participate in Junior High competitions. Those that choose to participate in Little Guy competitions will be entered in their appropriate age group.

Middle and novice wrestlers fifth grade and younger will practice Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5:45-7 p.m. in the upstairs gym of the Whitefish Middle School.

Beginner and PeeWee wrestlers will practice Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45-7 p.m. in the upstairs gym of the Whitefish Middle School.

If there is no school there will be no practice.

Competitions are held on Saturdays, locations are yet to be determined. Competitions are encouraged, but not required for participation.

Visit whitefishwrestling.com for more information

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