What Is a USA Wrestling Card?

What Is a USA Wrestling Card?

USA Wrestling cards are issued to athletes wishing to compete in USA Wrestling sanctioned events, coaches that teach wrestling and those that officiate or referee wrestling. Interested parties can purchase membership and print their card by visiting USAWmembership.com.

Wrestling USA Athlete Membership cards also allow wrestlers to take advantage of camps, clinics, club programs and international exchanges. Athletes at least 19 years of age at the beginning of the membership season are granted an Open License.

Coach Membership includes the privilege to coach at events and specified camps, clinics, club programs and international exchanges and opportunities for instruction and certification.

Official Membership cards grant voting privileges at United States Wrestling Officials Association general meetings.

All three USA Wrestling memberships include provided secondary, non-duplicating sports accident insurance provided by an outside carrier. Athlete and Coach membership cards also provide sports accident supplemental benefits to members participating in limited non-sanctioned events.

A USA Wrestling card entitles members to discounts on wrestling gear, equipment and apparel, a one-year subscription to USA Wrestler magazine and other discount programs that become available. Wrestling enthusiasts that do not wish to compete in events may apply for the USA Wrestling Nation card to enjoy these same benefits.