2012 Greater Southwest Nationals Set for March 3-4 at the Albuquerque Convention Center
The Greater Southwest Nationals is a premier tournament that signals the end of the season for many wrestlers and is the culmination of another season of hard training.
The tournament is held under the auspices of USA Wrestling with the support of the New Mexico Junior Wrestling Association, and gives wrestlers the chance to compete on a large national stage.
Competitors representing several states regularly attend the Greater Southwest Nationals, in fact, wrestlers from Nebraska and Utah are already registered for this years version along with hundreds of competitors from the Southwestern states, Nevada and California.
The cost to compete is $35, the entry deadline is midnight, March 1, 2012. National Federation High School Rules are in effect and competitors will need a current USA Wrestling card. Individual event cards can be purchased on the spot for $10.
This year the Greater Southwest National Team has moved the tournament to a facility they believe can truly showcase this event. The Albuquerque Convention Center is able to accommodate 2000 athletes while allowing spectators a closer look at the action. Come and be part of this highly competitive tournament, post high school season, and see what the buzz is about. Enjoy beautiful Downtown Albuquerque while visiting and reserve a room from tournament sponsor The Embassy Suites Hotel. For reservations call 800-362-2779.