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AWC Weekly Update 11/27/16

AWC Parents:

I strongly encourage you to read through your emails. Most answers will be in here... if not, check website under About us/FAQ. It will have ALOT of information, dates and deadlines. Some information may become redundant for you, but I do try to add the newest info at the top.

Also, these updates are also on our website for your reference, as well as the schedule.

VOLUNTEER SIGN UP FOR HELMKAMP TOURNAMENT – Sunday, December 11th!

Please remember our club runs strictly on volunteers. We do not ask you to sell raffle tickets or to fundraise. Our 2 club tournaments are our fundraisers for the year. Below is the link for the volunteer sign up for the beginner tournament on Sunday, December 11th at Centennial High School. If your son is wrestling, YOU WILL NOT MISS YOUR SON WRESTLE! I would like to have all spots filled by next Sunday, December 4th Please make sure you sign up to help.

http://awctourney.pleasebringit.com/public/ta5OWZ5WNzE

BUS TRIP –Cedar Rapids, Sunday, December 18th

An email went out earlier about the bus trip. Please remember this is for the older kids first and then will fill up with the younger kids if necessary. Below is the link.

http://awctourney.pleasebringit.com/public/jtCkVZ5zmEk

NEXT CLUB TOURNAMENT –Bondurant, Sunday, December 4th!

Each season our club participates in a couple local tournaments in addition to our own AWC tournaments. This is an opportunity for your wrestler to participate in a tournament and have a club coach on hand to help coach your wrestler. This is purely optional and is completely up to you as a parent to decide if your child is ready. The next club tournament Sunday, December 4th Bondurant, IA. I have attached the tournament info and the link to register is below. These tournaments can fill up fast, so do not delay in registering if you are wanting to participate in this tournament!

http://www.trackwrestling.com/tw/registration/BasicPreReg1.jsp?tournamentGroupId=238155009&TIM=1470818641400&twSessionId=zkeozzxmimqbdlr

AWC TOURNAMENTS

Each year the club hosts 2 tournaments. We have our Helmkamp Beginner tournament on December 11th, 2016 at Centennial High School and our AWC Tournament on January 15th, 2017 at Ankeny High School. On our website, we have a flyer detailing info for each tournament as well as links for registration. This is also the time we will need our parents (and wrestlers) to help volunteer. The volunteer sign up for the Helmkamp tournament is above. Please make sure you are able to help out at these tournaments, as your time is what helps these tournaments run smooth.

SINGLETS & FIGHT SHORTS

The ones we ordered will be here before Christmas. We will let you know when they are in.

CLUB SHIRTS- please read names below

If your wrestler has not received their club shirt, please contact me and make arrangements to pick up.

M Brady, W Clarke, C Bowers, C Anderson

SPIRIT WEAR- if you ordered spirit wear it will be delivered to your home!

USED GEAR

We still have several used pairs of shoes for sale. If you are still looking for a pair reach out to me and I will look to see if we have your size and we can see if we can connect before your wrestlers practice this week.

DOOR MONITORSWE STILL NEED A COUPLE DOOR MONITORS THIS WEEK!! Please sign up today for this week!! I also have next week's practices available as well! I will try to stay 1-2 weeks ahead!

We will be in need of door monitors on a nightly basis at each location. Please sign up below using link.

http://awctourney.pleasebringit.com/public/t8X$DW7$7I8

PRACTICES

Please always refer to the website when looking at practice locations. They vary due to the sporting activities going on in our secondary schools. You may not have practice at the same location and day as you have in the past. ALWAYS ALWAYS go inside to pick up your child!

Please see FACILITIES for more details concerning each practice location.

Also, Please make sure your little guys are going to the restroom BEFORE practice starts!

Kindergarten- 6:30-7:30 pm Wednesday night at Southview Middle School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

1st-2nd grade- 6:30-7:30 pm Monday@ Ankeny High School & Tuesday @ Centennial High School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

3rd-4th grade- 6:30-7:30 pm Monday @ Northview Middle School & Tuesday @ Southview Middle School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

5th-8th grade & Jr Elite- 6:30-8 pm Monday @ Centennial High School & Thursday @ Northview Middle School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

Sr Elite- 6:30-8 pm Monday@ Southview Middle School & Thursday @ Southview Middle School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

FACILITIES

*No street shoes on the mats, shoes must be carried in. Parents must take off their shoes as well. Thanks for your part in helping keep the mats in great condition.

**Also please make sure the wrestlers and siblings are not running around the school. All those waiting must stay by the wrestling room and not wander around the school! If you see children running around please let the coaches know as we want to make sure we are following the school rules.

Southview Middle School: Please enter the door on the South west side of the Building. Look for door S-15. The wrestling room will be right inside the doors. You may leave your gear in the hallway!! Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

Northview Middle School: Please enter west side of building by loading dock. Take an immediate right and go down the stairs to the wrestling room. You may leave your gear in the hallway by the stairs. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!!

Ankeny High School: Please enter north side of building. Door N-8. This entrance is off of Ordinance, back by softball/baseball fields. Take a left down the hall to the stair well. Go up the stairs and wrestling room will be on your right. Please leave belongings in the hall. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

Ankeny Centennial High School: Please enter north side of building. Use the entrance on 18th St. and go around the west side of the building to the north side. Use the north door N-37. Take a right down the hall to the stair well. Go up the stairs and the wrestling room with be on your left. Please leave belongings in the hall. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

MONEY

I have money for the following people from used gear sales. If you see me, please ask, I try, but unfortunately do not know everyone by name, nor do I remember off hand who is owed what.

Murphy

Hinrichs

AWC Weekly update 11/13/16

AWC Parents:

I strongly encourage you to read through your emails. Most answers will be in here... if not, check website under About us/FAQ. It will have ALOT of information, dates and deadlines. Some information may become redundant for you, but I do try to add the newest info at the top.

Also, these updates are also on our website for your reference, as well as our practice schedule.

CLUB TOURNAMENTS –North Polk next Saturday, November 19th!

Each season our club participates in a couple local tournaments in addition to our own AWC tournaments. This is an opportunity for your wrestler to participate in a tournament and have a club coach on hand to help coach your wrestler. This is purely optional and is completely up to you as a parent to decide if your child is ready or not. The first club tournament is the North Polk Tournament Saturday, November 19th in Alleman, IA. The link to the tournament info and to register is below. These tournaments sometimes fill up fast, so do not delay in registering if you are wanting to participate in this tournament!

http://www.trackwrestling.com/tw/registration/BasicPreReg1.jsp?tournamentGroupId=238361009&TIM=1478481841268&twSessionId=rmguvafnzcpjnes

AWC TOURNAMENTS

Each year the club hosts 2 tournaments. We have our Helmkamp Beginner tournament on December 11th, 2016 at Centennial High School and our AWC Tournament on January 15th, 2017 at Ankeny High School. On our website, we have a flyer detailing info for each tournament as well as links for registration. This is also the time we will need our parents (and wrestlers) to help volunteer. The volunteer sign up for the Helmkamp tournament will be coming next week. Please make sure you are able to help out at these tournaments, as your time is what helps these tournaments run smooth.

SINGLETS & FIGHT SHORTS

We still have a couple select sizes on hand. Let me know what you need and we can see if we have it. Singlets are $65 and fight shorts are $35.

CLUB SHIRTS- please read names below

Your wrestler receives a club shirt with registration. We have shirts for the following kids and we will be at the following practices to get you your shirts. Please get with Sundae or myself to get you your shirt. If you are on my list below and HAVE received a shirt, please let me know.

B Bogseth, M Brady, L Chappelle, W Clarke, B Creasman, K Curless, J&C Madsen, M Watson, T Pieffer, A Pietig, C Sloan J Steinfeldt, H VanderWilt, S Watson, J Talmadge

Monday-1st-2nd grade- Ankeny High School 6:15-6:45 pm (Sundae)

Tuesday- 3rd-4th- Southview 6:15-7:00 pm (Ashley)

Wednesday- Kindergarten @ Southview (Ashley)

Thursday- 5th-8th grade & Jr Elite @ Centennial High School 6:15-6:45 pm (Ashley)

SPIRIT WEAR- orders were due last Sunday

Orders should be available in 3-4 weeks and will be delivered to your home.

USED GEAR

We still have several used pairs of shoes for sale. If you are still looking for a pair reach out to me and I will look to see if we have your size and we can see if we can connect before your wrestlers practice this week.

DOOR MONITORSWE STILL NEED SEVERAL DOOR MONITORS THIS WEEK!! Please sign up today for this week!! I also have next week's practices available as well! I will try to stay 1-2 weeks ahead!

We will be in need of door monitors on a nightly basis at each location. Please sign up below using link.

http://awctourney.pleasebringit.com/public/t8X$DW7$7I8

PRACTICES

Please always refer to the website when looking at practice locations. They vary due to the sporting activities going on in our secondary schools. You may not have practice at the same location and day as you have in the past. ALWAYS ALWAYS go inside to pick up your child!

Please see FACILITIES for more details concerning each practice location.

Also, Please make sure your little guys are going to the restroom BEFORE practice starts!

Kindergarten- 6:30-7:30 pm Wednesday night at Southview Middle School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

1st-2nd grade- 6:30-7:30 pm Monday@ Ankeny High School and Tuesday night @ Centennial High School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

3rd-4th grade- 6:30-7:30 pm Tuesday @ Southview Middle School,& Thursday at Southview Middle School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

5th-8th grade & Jr Elite- 6:30-8 pm Monday @ Centennial HS. & Thursday @ Centennial. HS. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

Sr Elite- 6:30-8 pm Monday@ Southview & Thursday @ Ankeny HS 6:30-8 pm @ Ankeny HS. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

FACILITIES

*No street shoes on the mats, shoes must be carried in. Parents must take off their shoes as well. Thanks for your part in helping keep the mats in great condition.

**Also please make sure the wrestlers and siblings are not running around the school. All those waiting must stay by the wrestling room and not wander around the school! If you see children running around please let the coaches know as we want to make sure we are following the school rules.

Southview Middle School: Please enter the door on the South west side of the Building. Look for door S-15. The wrestling room will be right inside the doors. You may leave your gear in the hallway!! Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

Northview Middle School: Please enter west side of building by loading dock. Take an immediate right and go down the stairs to the wrestling room. You may leave your gear in the hallway by the stairs. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!!

Ankeny High School: Please enter north side of building. Door N-8. This entrance is off of Ordinance, back by softball/baseball fields. Take a left down the hall to the stair well. Go up the stairs and wrestling room will be on your right. Please leave belongings in the hall. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

Ankeny Centennial High School: Please enter north side of building. Use the entrance on 18th St. and go around the west side of the building to the north side. Use the north door N-37. Take a right down the hall to the stair well. Go up the stairs and the wrestling room with be on your left. Please leave belongings in the hall. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

MONEY

I have money for the following people from used gear sales. If you see me, please ask, I try, but unfortunately do not know everyone by name, nor do I remember off hand who is owed what.

Schweite

Murphy

Peiffer

Lansing

Bakker

Thanks everyone! 

Weekly Update 10-26-2016

AWC Parents:

This is the first installment of your weekly update (I always try to send on a Sunday, but sometimes with busy wrestling weekends I don't get to it until Monday morning). I try to include everything you will need for the week in this email, so I strongly encourage you to read through it. Most of your answers will be in here... if not, check website under About us/FAQ. It will have ALOT of information, dates and deadlines. Some information may become redundant for you, but I do try to add the newest info at the top.


REGISTRATION

If you have not registered, you have until midnight. Late fees will apply starting tomorrow.

https://www.ankenywrestlingclub.com/registration


SINGLETS & FIGHT SHORTS

If you did not make the parent meeting, we have the new fighter shorts and singlet's available. Only a few left. If we did not have your size, reach out to me or Sundae by November 2nd and we can see if we have enough to make another order. NO EXCEPTIONS to the November 2nd deadline!

Sundae or I will be at the following practices (please check times) with used gear and club t shirts if you have not received one.

Monday- 5th-8th grade & Jr Elite @ Centennial High School 6:15-6:45 pm (Ashley)

Monday-1st-2nd grade- Ankeny High School 6:15-6:45 pm (Sundae)

Tuesday- 3rd-4th- Southview 6:15-7:00 pm (Ashley)

Wednesday- Kindergarten @ Southview (Ashley)

SPIRIT WEAR

Below (and on our website) is the link to spirit wear for the year. We have only one time to order the product and the site will shut down on November 6th. Take a look there is some awesome products!

https://ankwr16.itemorder.com/sale


USED GEAR

We still have several used pairs of shoes for sale. If you are still looking for a pair reach out to me and I will look to see if we have your size and we can see if we can connect before your wrestlers practice this week.

DOOR MONITORS please sign up today for this week!! I also have next week's practices available as well! I will try to stay 1-2 weeks ahead!

We will be in need of door monitors on a nightly basis at each location. Please sign up below using link.

http://awctourney.pleasebringit.com/public/t8X$DW7$7I8


PRACTICES

Please always refer to the website when looking at practice locations. They vary due to the sporting activities going on in our secondary schools. You may not have practice at the same location and day as you have in the past. ALWAYS ALWAYS go inside to pick up your child!

Please see FACILITIES for more details concerning each practice location.

Also, Please make sure your little guys are going to the restroom BEFORE practice starts!


Kindergarten- 6:30-7:30 pm Wednesday night at Southview Middle School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

1st-2nd grade- 6:30-7:30 pm Monday@ Ankeny High School and Tuesday night @ Centennial High School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

3rd-4th grade- 6:30-7:30 pm Tuesday @ Southview Middle School,& Thursday at Southview Middle School. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

5th-8th grade & Jr Elite- 6:30-8 pm Monday @ Centennial HS. & Thursday @ Centennial. HS. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.

Sr Elite- 6:30-8 pm Monday@ Southview & Thursday @ Ankeny HS 6:30-8 pm @ Ankeny HS. See facilities below on where to park and what door to go into.


FACILITIES

*No street shoes on the mats, shoes must be carried in. Parents must take off their shoes as well. Thanks for your part in helping keep the mats in great condition.

**Also please make sure the wrestlers and siblings are not running around the school. All those waiting must stay by the wrestling room and not wander around the school! If you see children running around please let the coaches know as we want to make sure we are following the school rules.

Southview Middle School: Please enter the door on the South west side of the Building. Look for door S-15. The wrestling room will be right inside the doors. You may leave your gear in the hallway!! Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

Northview Middle School: Please enter west side of building by loading dock. Take an immediate right and go down the stairs to the wrestling room. You may leave your gear in the hallway by the stairs. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!!

Ankeny High School: Please enter north side of building. Door N-8. This entrance is off of Ordinance, back by softball/baseball fields. Take a left down the hall to the stair well. Go up the stairs and wrestling room will be on your right. Please leave belongings in the hall. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

Ankeny Centennial High School: Please enter north side of building. Use the entrance on 18th St. and go around the west side of the building to the north side. Use the north door N-37. Take a right down the hall to the stair well. Go up the stairs and the wrestling room with be on your left. Please leave belongings in the hall. Arrive on time and ready to wrestle!

AWC Newsletter Oct 20th

AWC Parents:

This email is going out to all last year participants as well as those who have registered their child for the 2016-2017 wrestling season. Once the season starts, I will update my email addresses to just those in the club for the season. Please read below for some updates.

Registration: 

If you have not registered your child for the 2016-2017 season, please do so soon. After Sunday, October 30th, you will incur a late fee of $20.

https://www.ankenywrestlingclub.com/registration

Parent Meetings:

Monday, October 24th & Tuesday, October 25th @ 7 pm at Southview Middle School (1020 SW Cherry Street) lunchroom. You only need to make it to one meeting. Whatever works for you. We will hand out our club t shirts as well as chat about the upcoming season. 

For Sale:

We will have some things for sale at the meeting. We will have our new fighter shorts and singlets for sale those nights, also AWC Socks, AWC car clings. We will also have some used gear for sale. We will sell everything on a first come first serve basis. Our spirit wear for the season will be coming online soon.

Used Gear:

If you have used singlets, too small shoes, head gear, you can drop them off at our house and we will sell them at the meetings. you can also bring them to the meeting. Please make sure you put a piece of making tape, with your name, phone number and the $ amount you would like to get for the gear and we will get the money back to you. If you would like to donate the item to the club to sell you can do that as well, just add AWC on the tape instead of your name. Address to drop off used gear: 617 SW Camden Court.

Tentative schedule: SEASON STARTS WEEK OF OCTOBER 31ST!We have not received our schedule back from Ankeny Community Ed, therefore we have not posted to our website. We apologize, but are at the mercy of them. Below are the tentative days we have down for each group. PLEASE, PLEASE remember this does not necessarily mean your child will have practice on these nights every week. 

Due to multiple events happening at all the schools, there are weeks where we have to change nights to ensure everyone gets practice time.

Kindergarten- Wednesday nights

1st-2nd grade- Monday & Tuesday nights

3rd & 4th Grade -Tuesday & Thursday nights

5th-8th- Junior Elite- Monday & Thursday nights

Senior Elite- Monday & Thursday nights. 

Clinics/Camps:I have also attached a couple clinics/camps coming up for those interested. Also attached is a Chili Champ dinner next Thursday night. It is being hosted by Topher Ewing's father in Mason City. A little bit of a drive, but definitely worth it. 

There is FAQ Question on our website if you have more questions. If you cannot find your answer there, as always, free to reach out to me. Looking forward to an awesome season!

AWC Newsletter 9-16-2016

Upcoming Events

AWC Parents:For those of you interested, there are some great upcoming wrestling events for kids and fans! There is the Agony in Ames, October 29th. The flyer is linked below and tells you a little bit about the action taking place up in Ames.

http://www.theagonyinames.com


There is also a High Altitude Wrestling camp featuring the youngest Olympic Wrestling Champion, Kyle Snyder, October 30th at Lincoln High School in Des Moines. Below is the link to that as well.

http://www.highaltitudewrestling.com/


These will be great events!