Canada Summer Games 2016 Info Package

The OAWA has provided more details about the 2016 Canada Summer Games.

Attachment: 2016 Ontario Summer Games Full Info Package

Special Notes

The Summer Games Wrestling event is for OAWA registered athletes in the Bantam (born 2002-2003) and Cadet (born 2000-2001) age classes.

The Games Dual meet teams will compete using the following custom weight classes. These have been designed to take into consideration athletes’ growth and potential growth for 2017 Canada Games. We encourage that coaches and athletes consider this at their qualifying event. Can the athlete make weight in the summer? There will be no allowance. Weigh ins are Thursday evening, the night before the duals. If an athlete does not make it they are eliminated.
Girls: 36- 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, 69, 75, 81.
Boys: 36- 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, 69, 75, 81. 88, 115kg.

Key Dates and Deadlines

  • March 5th to March 31st selection of coaches (3)
  • April 10 Regional head coach to have qualifier pamphlet posted on OAWA web site
  • May 21st to June 4th – Region hosts the qualifier
  • June 7th to July 29th – Region hosts at least one practice camp for team members
  • Aug 11th to 13th – Ontario Summer Games in Mississauga

2016 Ontario Summer Games – Aug 11-13

The Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association is hosting a tournament as part of the 2016 Ontario Summer Games. For full details, keep an eye on the OAWA Summer Games page.

This tournament is a six-team round-robin, with teams from six major regions in Ontario. The Sarnia-Bluewater team will be part of South-Western Ontario’s team, along with London-region and Windsor/Essex-region.

Athletes must qualify for the team during a regional qualifying event. These Regional Qualifiers will be finalized and information will be available by April 10th.

A series of pre-tournament camps will happen during July, and the full team will travel to Mississauga for the tournament Aug 11-13th.

If you are hoping to compete, contact Coach Burke for details on the qualifier, and keep in wrestling shape.

Attached is tentative information about the games:

Attachment: 2016 Ontario Summer Games – TENTATIVE Schedule
Attachment: 2016 Ontario Summer Games – TENTATIVE Draw
Attachment: 2016 Ontario Summer Games 2016 – TENTATIVE General Information

Ontario High Performance (OHP) Camp – Ajax ON – April 2nd

The OHP National Championships Training Camp is this coming weekend in Ajax, ON.

For full details on this and other OHP events, keep your eyes peeled on the OAWA Ontario High Performance page.

This clinic features 2016 Olympian, Michelle Fazarri, and 2016 Senior National Champion Jevon Balfour.

Contact Coach Burke and/or by Tuesday the 29th if you’re planning to attend.

Schedule for April 2nd:

9:30am – 10am – Registration
10am-Noon – Mat Session #1 (tournament warm-up)
Noon -12:45pm – Lunch Break (lunch provided)
12:45pm – 1:45pm – Off-Mat Session – Tournament nutrition
1:45pm -2:45pm – Mat Session #2 (Official’s perspective of a match)
3:00pm -5:00pm – Mat Session #3 (technique and light scrimmage)
5:30 pm. – Wrap Up & Depart