Northland Youth Wrestling Association

Minnesota’s Premier Wrestling Association

To support, promote and raise the level of competition in youth folk style wrestling by providing a series of well-organized tournaments where endurance and skill determine who prevails.

2019 Schedule of Events

View State or Invite tournament schedules

Region Registration is closed - GOOD LUCK to all the wrestlers this weekend!

Team Regions 2019

Team brackets are posted below!  Click to view ~
K-6:  Region 1    Region 3
7-8: Region 4
Team Results
K-6: Region 2     Region 4    
7-8: Region 1     Region 2     Region 3    Region 5   (these are final brackets)

MN State High School Wrestling: Feb. 28 - March 2
NYWA Districts: March 8-10 and March 15-17
NYWA Regions: March 22-23 (team dates will vary)
NYWA State: April 4-7; view the itineraries, 2019 State Itinerary, 2019 Invite Itinerary (tentative; minor changes may be made)
​Easter Sunday: April 21

NYWA Memberships can be renewed/purchased now for the 2018-19 wrestling season.


K: Rylan Kujawa of Becker
1-2: Lincoln Robideau of BOLD
3-4: Mason Danelke of Kimball
5-6: Tyler Moe of Frazee
7-8: Christian Noble of Big Lake

Congratulations to the following for 2018:

7-8 Team Coach of the Year - Craig Browen of Big Lake
7-8 Team Outstanding Wrestler - Kanin Hable of Owatonna
Paul Wolf Sportsmanship Award - Rochester Mayo
K-6 Team Coach of the Year - Rick Ryan of Kenyon-Wanamingo
K-6 Team Outstanding Wrestler - Riley Gruber of Northfield
Paul Wolf Sportsmanship Award - Faribault

NYWA Special Awards from State

2017 Outstanding Wrestlers
OW for 7/8 ~ Gabe Nagel (Little Falls)
OW for 5/6 ~ Seth Newby (Bemidji)
OW for 3/4 ~ Conlan Carlson (Willmar)
OW for 1/2 ~ Caleb Fronning (Fergus Falls)
OW for K ~ Landon Rinke (Border West)
2016 Outstanding Wrestlers
OW for 7/8 ~ Riley Stoltz (Faribault at 115 lbs)
OW for 5/6 ~ Anthony Moe-Tucker (Kasson-Mantorville at 215 lbs)
OW for 3/4 ~ Will Sather (Eden Prairie at 155 lbs)
OW for 1/2 ~ Jaxon Bartkowicz (Holdingford at 80 lbs)
​OW for K ~ Lincoln Robideau (Bold at 55 lbs)

OW's, Coaches of the Year and Team Sportsmanship:
7/8 Team Coach of the Year ~ Tim Mlsna (STMA)
7/8 Team Sportsmanship Award ~ Kasson/Mantorville
7/8 Outstanding Wrestler ~ Maxwell Petersen (Byron)
K-6 Team Coach of the Year ~Andrew Hackenmiller (Albert Lea)
K-6 Team Sportsmanship Award ~ Marshall/Lakeview/RTR
K-6 Outstanding Wrestler ~ Derrick McMillian (Albert Lea)
7/8 Team Coaches of the Year ~ Kane Kline, Steve Thompson & Mathew Petersen
7/8 Team Sportsmanship Award~ Faribault
7/8 Outstanding Wrestler ~ Mitchell Petersen (Byron)
K-6 Team Coach of the Year ~ Aaron Hempl (ANML
K-6 Team Sportsmanship Award ~ MAHACA
K-6 Outstanding Wrestler ~ Donavon Felten (GMLOKS)