January - 18 - 2012

For Big Tens through Tanner Lipsett at Purdue: Please email the following information to Big10WrestlingCred@purdue.edu. Name Email Phone Affiliation (Newspaper, magazine, website, etc.) Type of Media (Print, Web, Photo, Radio, etc.) Number of seats requested in press row For NCAAs through Laurie Cannon: Media/SID credential applications for the 2012 NCAA  [ Read More ]

January - 15 - 2012

We had several matches go to criteria during the second weekend of January and we saw a few things inaccurately reported. For clarification purposes, here is the college tie-breaking criteria. 1. Greater number of victories. 2. Combined total of six point victories (¬†falls, forfeits, defaults and disqualifications). 3. Total match  [ Read More ]

December - 8 - 2011

USA Wrestling has started its media accreditation process for the major events on its schedule for the 2012 year. A media accreditation application is available for journalists to download: Click here to download 2012 media credentials application This form is also being sent via email to selected journalists. A copy  [ Read More ]

November - 17 - 2011

Using Twitter has been increasingly popular among major news outlets and sports information offices. Within college wrestling, there was once a question about what hashtags could or should be used. The National Wrestling Media Association, along with the NCAA, NAIA and NWCA have fashioned a list of wrestling-specific hashtags for  [ Read More ]

October - 26 - 2011

The National Wrestling Media Association has drafted a PDF guide to assist the media and sports information professionals in how to fully utilize YouTube's playlist functionality to organize and enhance their YouTube presence. One thing we've found by using the playlist function at USA Wrestling, is we can easily group  [ Read More ]