On June 20 the Commonwealth Wrestling Association informed the Commonwealth Wrestling Nations that Scotland would not be able to host the 2013 Championships.
A vote by member nations as to a new location was taken as and the majority voted to have the Championships hosted in Budapest, Hungary.
The 2013 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships will be held under the auspices of Commonwealth Wrestling Association. The Championships will be held on 9-10 September. There will then be a Wrestling Camp on 11-14 September. It should be noted that the Senior World Championships are 16-22 September, also in Budapest.
The 2013 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships will be part of Olympic Wrestling Solidarity of the Wrestling nations “SAVE OLYMPIC WRESTLING.”