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Check out our newest LIMITED TIME BDYW wrestling gear offer!!

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We are all excited to get out on the mats in a couple of months, for those who want to be prepared in style we are offering an early clothing order this year.  This is not in place of our normal clothing order that we offer, this is in addition to it, so anyone who is interested:
BDYW is planning on making a pre-season order.

All orders with payment are due by Sept. 30th.

Please mail orders to: BDYW, PO BOX 692,  Beaver Dam, WI 53916.

Payments can be made by check accompanying your order or via PayPal. If paying via Paypal, send payments to [email protected] OR click on the following link  Payments will be crosschecked with your order before the order is placed.
Contact the Apparel Director, Brad Klatt, with any questions at 715-309-9528 or at [email protected]



BDYW Coaches Accept ALS #icebucketchallenge

Bradley Klatt, Jason Neuberger Head Coach Josiah Jacobs and Shawn Neal accept the ALS #icebucketchallenge from our youth wrestler, Markiya Uherka.

And coach Jesse Grow:

We challenge the Beaver Dam High School Wrestling Coaches, Waupun Youth Wrestling, and Horicon Marsh Hawks Youth Wrestling. You have 24 hours.

BDYW Float in Columbus’ 4th of July Parade

July 4th @ around 11 am | Columbus, WI

Beaver Dam Youth Wrestling is going to have a float in the Columbus parade! Parade is at noon and we will meet prior to line up. Further information about times and location will be posted about line up on our Facebook page, on the event page. Wear comfortable shoes preferably tennis shoes. Walking in the parade will be involved! An adult preferably parent/guardian needs to attend parade with the child. Each family should bring at least one bag of candy for the the parade.

2014 Summer Wrestling Camp

July 17 & 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $30

South Gym – Beaver Dam High School

This camp is open to grades 4K-12 and will feature the Beaver Dam High School Assistant Coach, Tim Winker as the main clinician. Tim was a state place finisher in high school and also wrestled at UW La Crosse for four years. The camp will also feature all levels of Folkstyle wrestling including offensive and defensive techniques in all positions on the mat. The Beaver Dam Youth Wrestling Club along with high school head coach, Jeff Slayton will be present each night to help coach and lead the campers to a very positive experience.

Wrestlers should wear: shorts, t-shirt, wrestling shoes or tennis shoes (no jeans).

Registration will be the first night of camp starting at 4:30pm. In the south gym at the Beaver Dam High School. (Cost $30 includes camp t-shirt) If you have any questions call or email Kerri at 920-344-6507 or [email protected].

Sign-up is due by July 3rd.

Payment and Insurance Waiver will be collected during sign-in on the 17th.

We Want You! BDYW is looking for Volunteers to help make the club a success!

WeWantYou!Are you interested in helping make the Beaver Dam Youth Wrestling Club a success this next season and in the future? We are looking for Board Officers, Directors, Members at Large to shape the club, coaches to help guide the youth and other volunteers to help in various areas.

Please let us know if you are interested in helping, by filling out the following sign-up page:

On Tuesday, July 8th at 7:00 pm at Animart’s Offices (1240 Green Valley Rd, Beaver Dam), we will be having a board meeting and all BDYW parents are invited to vote in new board members (officers, directors & members at large) and Head Coach.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for additional announcements.

Thank you

Make (another) Splash with BDYW!

On Thursday (3/20) ]we will have a final fun swim night at the YMCA! All BDYW registered kids are free to come, with parents and siblings only $2 per person. Parents are required to supervise their kids. So grab a towel and have some fun with the rest of the wrestling team next Monday!

Please fill out the form at the link below to let us know if you are interested in coming so we can pass on to the Y how many people are coming.

Last Practice for 2014 Season and other Announcements

FYI to Parents: Tonight will be our last regular practice for the season. Please have your wrestler bring his/her BDYW t-shirt for a team picture.

For those that make it on to State and/or going to M.A.T. for Champions, we will have a couple more practices at the High School’s functional room next week. Please see a coach for details. (Recently we were looking to extend practice to the 19th for our entire group, but the High School needs the gym for Baseball, Softball and Track)

If you haven’t already, please see Beverly or Kerri to pick up tickets for the Annual Banquet.

We are also looking to have another Fun Night at the Y next week sometime, more details to follow.

Wrestling with Dodgeland and Horicon Youth Wrestling Clubs on Wednesday!

We are putting a quick dual meet / competition with the Dodgeland and Horicon Youth Wrestling Clubs on Wednesday. We will be doing this instead of practice and will start a little earlier at 5:30 pm at the BD High School – South Gym (where we hold practice). With the two other teams we hope to give everyone the chance to compete once with another kid. Great opportunity to get some live wrestling mat time experience in.

We have sent out text messages to all of our parents to get names, ages, weights OR who doesn’t want to compete. Please respond as soon as possible. You can also respond via our contact form if you didn’t get the text.

Make a SPLASH with BDYW!

Next monday (2/17) we will not be having regular practice since the high school gym will be taken.

INSTEAD, we will have a fun swim night at the YMCA! All BDYW registered kids are free to come, with parents and siblings only $2 per person. Parents are required to supervise their kids. So grab a towel and have some fun with the rest of the wrestling team next Monday!

Please let us know if you are interested in coming so we can pass on to the Y, how many people are coming.


2014 GOYA Challenge Canceled

Unfortunately due to low pre-registration numbers and after hours of discussion, club leadership has chosen to cancel the 2014 GOYA Challenge.

We wanted to focus on having a high quality tournament, but unfortunately we don’t think we can deliver that with lower numbers. Between other nearby tournaments and the Super Bowl, timing did not work out for us to introduce our own tournament.

For public registrants, we have not deposited any funds so we will be refunding any PayPal payments and returning all mailed in payments over the next couple of days.

For BDYW parents and wrestlers, we will substitute registration to the Watertown tournament this Sunday for whoever wants to go. We will be collecting names and information for all of those that are interested during Wednesday’s (Jan 29th) practice.

Over the next 9 months, we will be talking with other clubs to plan and pick a better date next year, and extend some opportunities to clubs that register 10 or more kids. Sorry for the inconvenience, we appreciated the support we got from everyone.

For any questions contact us online by contacting us here or call 920-319-8727