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Herndon Rattlers Wrestling Program - age 6-14 (Grades 1-8)

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action-photo-for-webRattlers' wrestling is a way to introduce youngsters to the sport of wrestling and prepare them for high school wrestling. The program will focus on: skill development, sportsmanship, teamwork, fitness, and FUN! Kids will improve their balance and coordination along with their strength, agility, speed and mental toughness. In addition, it is one of the best cross-training sports for other athletic activities. Kids are paired with classmates of similar size, age and ability. Informational parent meeting is held in November at the Herndon Community Center and practices are twice a week from November to February. Weekend competitions take place from early December through the end of February with a holiday break.  

USA Wrestling Membership registration fee is NOT included. The cost is $15 for the Virginia Limited Folkstyle Athlete Membership at usawmembership.com to renew or join. Each wrestler must register separately with the USA Wrestling to participate. All returning wrestlers MUST RENEW their USA Wrestling Membership. To renew you will need your USA Wrestling ID number. 

2, 60 minute classes weekly
Grade 1-3: Wednesday 6-7:30PM /Thursday 6:15-7:15PM,  11/15-2/22,  $95 / $119, 275110.10
Grade 4-8:Tuesday 6-7:30PM /Thursday 7:15-8:15PM,  11/14-2/22,  $95 / $119, 275110.11

PARENT INFORMATION MEETING

Informational parent meeting will be held in November at the Herndon Community Center. It is important to attend if you have questions about the program.

PRACTICES

Practices will be held twice a week from November to February. Weekend competitions will take place from early December through the end of February with a holiday break.  

PROGRAM FEES

TOH $95*/NR $119* Cost includes National Virginia Wrestling Federation fee, T-shirt, uniform (wrestling singlet), and awards.

*USA Wrestling Membership registration fee is NOT included. The cost is $15 for the Virginia Limited Folkstyle Athletic Membership at usamembership.com to renew or join.  

IF YOU HAVE NOT YET STARTED THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, PLEASE GO THROUGH THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS AND STEPS:
  
PLEASE BE ADVISED OF THE FOLLOWING CHANGES FOR THIS SEASON:
1) All Rattlers wrestlers must be age 6 or in first grade to participate. We accept wrestlers from grades 1-8
2) The Rattlers team roster size will max out at 60 wrestlers this season. Once 60 wrestlers have registered, registration will be closed. 

STEPS TO REGISTER:

1) USA WRESTLING MEMBERSHIP. This year you will be asked your USA Member ID when you register for wrestling through the Herndon Community Center; therefore, please do this first.
  
2) RATTLERS WRESTLING REGISTRATION
To register, click here to use our online registration system. You will need your username and password to log into your household account. 
  
3) NVWF REGISTRATION
Once you have registered and paid for your USA Wrestling insurance and completed your Rattlers Wrestling registration through the Herndon Community Center, you must now register with NVWF. Parents will be provided the NVWF URL for the Rattlers Wrestling Team once it becomes active.