Last Updated: November 28, 2016 
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REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!! EACH TEAM WILL MOST LIKELY TAKE BETWEEN 20-26 KIDS, SO REGISTER NOW AND PUT IN YOUR TEAM PREFERENCES/REQUESTS AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.  WE SIMPLY CANNOT HONOR EVERY REQUEST, ESPECIALLY FOR LATE REGISTRANTS.  I HAVE LISTED THE TENTATIVE TEAMS AND PRACTICE NIGHTS BELOW.  AS OF NOW, THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE IN THE WORKS. WHEN PLACING YOUR REQUESTS PLEASE LIST YOUR TOP REQUESTS. THERE ARE MANY DETAILS BELOW THAT WILL HELP YOU WITH THIS PROCESS AND ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU SHOULD HAVE. 

Practice Times vary but I listed the tentative times below… We cannot get into the wrestling rooms until the HS Teams are done practicing.

Clinic:  5:30-6:30pm or 6-7pm

Rec: 6-7pm, 6:30-7:30pm or 6:45-7:45pm

 

     

Division

Location

Practice Nights

     

Rec

Atholton HS

T & Th

Rec

Marriott’s Ridge HS

M & W

Rec

Oakland Mills HS

M & W

Rec

Long Reach HS

T & Th

Rec

Glenelg HS

T & Th

Rec

Wilde Lake HS

M & W

Rec

Howard HS

M & W

Rec

Hammond HS

T & Th

     

Clinic

Atholton HS

Tues or Thurs (Not confirmed)

Clinic

Howard HS

Mon

     

Travel

Columbia Academy (M & W) / OMHS (F)

M-W-Fr

 

  • RP5950.201        4-8 yrs        Clinic                     $75             Nov 14

  • RP5950.211        6-15 yrs     Recreational       $150           Nov 14

  • RP5950.221        7-16 yrs     Travel                   $175           Nov 2

     

     

    DURING REGISTERING YOUR CHILD FOR WRESTLING YOU WILL BE ASKED THE QUESTIONS BELOW SO PLEASE BE PREPARED

    Clinic, Rec, Travel Questions…

  1. Apparel Size:  Shirt Size, Short Size  (Sizes tend to run a little small)
  2. Estimated Weight, height and experience:  Please list
  3. Volunteer Coach:  Are you interested in being a volunteer coach?  Yes/No

If yes please list full name, phone number, email address

Rec Wrestling Question for Team Selection…

  1. Tentative Practice Locations First Preference:
  2. Tentative Practice Locations Second Preference:
  • Clinic -  
    • 4 to 8 year olds
    • Beginner, non- competitive
    • Practice one night a week
    • Basic Skills, fun and games
    • 1 to 2 events and a match at the end of the year
    • Season runs from - Nov 14-Feb 28
  • Recreational –
    • 6 to 15 year olds
    • Beginner and Intermediate, semi-competitive
    • Practice 2 nights a week
    • 6 to 8 teams – geographically
    • Feed into area high schools
    • Coaches meet once a week to determine fair match-ups
    • Season runs from - Nov 14-Feb 28
    • Meets/ tournaments are held on Saturdays – Schedule will be out in October
  • Travel –
    • 7 to 16 year olds
    • Advanced, very competitive
    • Practice 3 nights week
    • Half the events are team events (dual meets or dual meet tournaments) and half the events are individual tournaments. 
    • They travel very minimally out of state to PA, DE, VA
    • All Meets and Tournaments are OPTIONAL
    • Meets/ tournaments are held on Saturdays or Sundays
    • Season Runs from November 2-March 13

For more information or details:

Please contact Amy Patton at apatton@howardcountymd.gov or 410-313-4718.  

Registering for programs

Please visit our website at www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP and click on ‘Register Now!’. You will need to create an online account which can take up to 24 hours to be approved. Once approved, you will be able to register online for Howard County Recreation & Parks programs.

Or you can call and register over the phone at 410-313-7275.

 

 

 

 

Vipers Crush - Off-Season Wrestling 

Update as of 10/6/16

Minimum age:  6

Max age:  18

Cost:  $75

Description:  Learn valuable skills and techniques while participating in the Vipers Crush – Off Season Wrestling.   This program offers an opportunity for beginner and intermediate wrestlers to participate and get ready for next season.  Practices go until the end of the school year and then resume again on September 1st. Practices follow the Howard County Schools Calendar, so if schools are closed, there is no practice.

Once you enroll for either location you will be able to attend either site on any night, which gives parents the flexibility they may need.

  •  Mondays and Thursdays at Oakland Mills HS – Auxiliary Gym
  • Start:  9/1/16
  • 7:00-8:15pm
  • Head Coach – Brad Howell & Bobby Farace

 

  • Wednesdays at Hammond HS – Wrestling Room
  • Start:  9/7/16
  • 7:00-8:15pm
  • Head Coach – Will Yeo

When schools are closed to students and teachers, there is no practice but when schools are closed for students but open to teachers, we hold practice.  If you look at a school calendar from the Howard County Public Schools Website, you will notice there are many days in which kids do not have schools because of professional learning days and it says schools closed for students.
Schools closed for students – We practice
Schools and Offices Closed – No practice

 

Coaches Needed

Interested in coaching youth wrestling? This is an opportunity to get involved and make a difference in your community.  Contact Todd DelTufo for questions and details about coaching at 410-961-3942 or tdeltufo@verizon.net. You can also contact Amy Patton with Howard County Recreation and Parks, and she will walk you through the steps needed to get certified. Amy can be reached at 410-313-4718 or apatton@howardcountymd.gov.

Inclement Weather Line

Inclement weather line for Howard County Parks and Recs programs (and all HCW events)is 410-313-4451. Call this number if you have questions about practice or a match/tournament being cancelled due to inclement weather.

Gary Author Community Center at Glenwood inclement weather line is 410-313-4452. If event is at Glenwood Community Center, call this number to make sure gym is open. We can't wrestle if the facility is closed.