In an effort to raise the profile of wrestling nationwide, USA Wrestling is asking all current and former wrestlers, coaches, officials and parents to engage in the week-long promotion. Each day of the week, will have a specific call-to-action for the wrestling community, as noted below. In this celebration people engaging are asked to use #WrestlingWeek in all social media posts.
The schedule of days is as follows:
Monday, March 12th – Wrestling Highlight Day – Post your favorite wrestling highlight video or clip. It can be your highlight, a favorite clip, or an all-time favorite highlight video – just be sure to post a wrestling highlight on the kickoff day of the week. CLICK HERE for an example
Tuesday, March 13th – Diversity in Wrestling – Celebrate the rich history of diversity in wrestling.
Wednesday, March 14th – Wrestling Hero Day – Share a shout out, vignette, or short story about your wrestling hero. Your hero is your hero, so tell the world why your hero is just that.
Thursday, March 15th – Salute to Service Day – Wrestling has a long tradition and relation with our military, so be sure to thank a vet for his or her service. Or thank more than one!
Friday, March 16th – Wrestling Shirt Day – Wear your favorite wrestling shirt to school, to work, or at the NCAA Championships in Cleveland. Encourage all of your teammates or former teammates to take part alongside you!
Saturday, March 17th – NCAA Championships Viewing Day – Make plans to watch the finals of the NCAA Championships on ESPN. Better yet, plan it with your team, your friends, and your community with a viewing party!
Sunday, March 18th – Olympic Wrestling Day – It’s time to get involved in the Olympic Styles of wrestling and improve overall as a wrestler or coach. Begin your own Olympic journey!
As a reminder, be sure to use #WrestlingWeek in all social media posts related to Wrestling Week Across America.