The Northern Ireland Open Wrestling Championships

28 Apr 2012

Redhog Wrestling Club will host the 2012 Northern Ireland Open Wrestling Championships in partnership with The Northern Ireland Wrestling Association.

This is our annual National Championships for Freestyle Wrestling and we extend a very warm welcome to all competitors, coaches, officials, families and wrestling fans.

The Championships take place on Saturday 28 April in Belfast City.

Please see below utube link:

Novice Categories:
The organisers want that all participants to have a great experience and have decided that we will be holding novice categories within the main body of the tournament.
The categories are as follow:

Mat 1
Minis (under 7 years) – Ribbon Wrestling Competition

Minis (more experienced under 7) – Freestyle Wrestling Competition

School Child (15 years and under) Cadet (17 years old and under) Junior (20 years and under) and Senior (21 years and over) – Freestyle Wrestling (Novice*) Competition

* nominated by a NIWA coach and under 1 years’ experience of freestyle wrestling


Mat 2
School Child, Junior Cadet and Senior – NI Freestyle Wrestling Championships 2012*

* International rules of freestyle wrestling apply.


Whilst it is preferencial that all athletes are in possession of singlets (red/blue) and boots allowances will be made on Mat 1 (in co-operation with club coaches)
Athletes will be paired on Mat 1 with others of a similar ability, age and weight. (in co-operation with club coaches) 

Anyone who does not have a current British Wrestling Association membership (Junior, Student, Senior) will not be allowed to compete

  • Event Title: The Northern Ireland Open Wrestling Championships
  • Start Date: 28 Apr 2012
  • End Date: 28 Apr 2012
  • Venue:
    Methodist College

    1 Malone Road
    BT9 6BY
  • Website:
  • Contact: John O’Rawe
  • Email:


Apr 28 2012


8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Methodist College
1 Malone Rd Belfast BT9 6BY
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