7Practice and Competition Information and Scheduling
Practice will be held at South County High School in the wrestling room located at building entrance #10. You are advised to park in the main parking lot and walk across to the entrances at the kiss and ride as the lot of the kiss and ride is usually full most times during the day and evening. There are 25 practices total.
SCAA Colts Wrestling Practices:
Monday/Wednesday K-4th grade practice 6:45-8:00 P.M.
Tuesday/Thursday 5-8th grade practice 6:45-8:00 P.M.
Expected Numbers are 30-50 depending on registration .
2-4 Coaches at each practice
2-4 South County High School Wrestlers to assist at each practice
- Warm up/Team activity with calisthenics and team core value
- Dynamic stretching/static stretching
- Team instruction
- Team drilling
- Individual or separate group instruction
- Team games/relays/live wrestling
- Team review of core value
Parents are welcome in the room but a classroom will be provided for a quiet area.
Please wear team issued practice shirt at all practices to promote team comradery and unity. You may purchase additional shirts from the spirit wear link.
Only wrestling shoes or stocking feet are allowed in the wrestling room for sanitation and protection of athletes and the mats. Please remove shoes before entering the room, and put on wrestling shoes once you have entered.
The season will last from November through February. Practices are two nights a week with meets on Sundays. Meet locations will vary all over Northern Virginia and the schedule will be posted and communication once it is approved and finalized by the league. Meets have ranged from Loudon County, primarily across Fairfax County, and as far south as Northern Stafford County.
There are 8 weeks of meets starting in mid-December with bye weeks during the holidays coinciding with FCPS holidays, and concluding with a Regional meet at the end of February. Normal meets are designed to match up athletes based on age, weight, and experience to allow them to compete in at least three individual matches and hone their skills. The Regional is designed as a competitive full scale tournament in which athletes will compete to earn a medal and placement against other competitors.
Meet weight/age divisions are as follows:
Birth Year Division
Projected (will be finalized at the end of September)
NEW as of 01.08.2017 Weigh In TIMES
Bantam & Midgets 8:00-8:30 am
Seniors- 2:15-2:45 pm
They will weigh in and then warm up. After that, they will get 2-3 matches depending on the number of athletes that weigh in. This usually lasts about one and a half to two hours.
The following are meet dates. Meet locations have not been finalized by the league yet. As soon as they are finalized, we will post them and email them.
1. Sunday, December 10
2. Sunday, December 17
3. Sunday, January 7
4. Sunday, January 14
5. Sunday, January 21
6. Sunday, January 28
7. Sunday, February 4
8. Sunday, February 11
Season Finale Saturday, February 24 and Sunday February 25 (TBA which divisions wrestle which days depending on size of age divisions when registration is closed at end of November)
Season-end Finale Tournament Requirements:
Wrestlers are generally required to participate in a minimum number of tournaments 5 tournaments throughout the season to qualify for the final tournament based on NVWF Bylaws and club votes at seasonal board meetings. In season 2016-17 the requirements was one half the total number plus one.
The season end finale is the last Saturday of February.
Bantams and Midget groups are morning.
Senior group is afternoon.
The season end finale is also the last Sunday of February.
Juniosr group is morning.
Intermediate group is afternoon.
Please see http://nvwf.net/Default.asp?org=nvwf.net for more information from our league the Northern Virginia Wrestling Federation.
CALL FOR COACHES
South County Colts Wrestling is looking for a few parents with wrestling and/or coaching backgrounds to join the coaching staff with Coaches Jeff Payne and Sean Anderson. If you have background in wrestling and/or coaching, please email a resume with coaching and/or wrestling background included to Jeff Payne at
and also include days of week and time of day that you are available for a brief in person interview. Candidates will be accepted from NOW June 2017 through November 1, screened, and then selected by the coaching staff.