Joe Gomez wrote me on the site and thought i would broadcast what he said since it sounds like fun for some of us.
you should probably just email him directly with questions. his address is at the bottom.
I know a lot of us will be in Vegas the week before that. I will try to send out the information that Peter put together for us when i get home tonight about Vegas.
What Joe Gomez wrote: ---------------------------------------------------------------- Hi, My name is Joe Gomez and I am an assistant wrestling coach at Gomez Wrestling Academy and Driscoll Catholic High School. I would like inform you that our club that is having a takedown tournament at Driscoll Catholic High School located in Addison, Illinois on April 11, 2009. Our ages 8 and under, 9 and 10, 11 and 12, 13 and 14, High School and we are having an open division. The open division would be split in two. College wrestlers and post college wrestlers. If you are interested or have any questions please contact me at by phone or email.
Meet other local fans and participants of all levels of Veterans Freestyle, Greco and Folkstyle Wrestling! All ability levels welcome to develop new techniques, practice with other competitors, and participate in tournaments. This is a great opportunity for beginners to learn a new and challenging sport, as well as provide drilling partners for old wrestlers that want to stay in the game. Our core membership includes experienced coaches who can help you learn the basics and provide chances to improve your mat skills. Come understand why wrestling, the 'World's Oldest Sport', continues to attract new fans and participants, just like it has for (literally) thousands of years.
Our workouts are for adult wrestlers. Mature high school wrestlers may attend with the organizer's prior approval.
Our club is chartered by USA Wrestling and all participants need to purchase a USA Wrestling competitors' card. This costs $50 and is good for one year. It provides liability and secondary accident insurance and is required for participation in many tournaments.