Erie Warhawks Ready to Battle at Bayfront Convention Center

Thursday Dec 27th, 2018

Annual Battle on the Bay Wrestling Tournament Slated to Begin Saturday, January 5

Erie, PA: The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce that the Erie Warhawks’ annual Battle on the Bay Wrestling Tournament will be contested at the Bayfront Convention Center Saturday, January 5 and Sunday, January 6, 2019.

This is the seventh year that the tournament will be held in Erie. Event officials anticipate nearly 400 athletes will compete in the tournament.

Wrestling will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 5 with the duals competition. The tournament will continue on Sunday, January 6 with the open tournament.

Registration is open for the open tournament until January 4, 2018 for wrestlers in five age groups – 6 and under, 7&8, 9&10, 11&12, and 13 through 15 – each divided into weight classes. Registration is $35. Saturday’s duals competition is sold out.

Admission is free for spectators.

The Erie Warhawks is a local youth wrestling club focused on enforcing proper technique, intense drilling, solid conditioning, and hard work. The club is comprised of wrestlers and coaches from more than 10 schools in Erie and Crawford counties. 


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