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East Penn Youth Wrestling Association

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About EPYWA Wrestling:

East Penn Youth Wrestling Association is available to ALL residents of the entire East Penn School District!
Wrestlers participate in the sixth-grade-and-under Valley Elementary Wrestling League ( For the 2024-2025 season we will have one Varsity and one Junior Varsity squad for league competition as well as an Intramural Novice Program. There are 17 Varsity (V) and 17 Junior Varsity (JV) positions available. Exhibition matches will be open to all wrestlers (no 17 position limit) who are not on the V or JV team. Practice will begin in October 24th with matches starting in early December and lasting through early February. Typically, V and JV matches are on Sundays and Exhibition matches are on Friday nights.
The current 17 weights are as follows:

46lbs, 50lbs, 54lbs, 58lbs, 61lbs, 64lbs, 67lbs, 70lbs, 73lbs, 76lbs, 80lbs, 85lbs, 90lbs, 100lbs, 115lbs, 130lbs, 160lbs

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Season starts Tuesday October 22nd 2024

East Penn Youth Wrestling Association

Emmaus Youth Wrestling is part of the Valley Elementary Wrestling League (VEWL).  This website is designed to convey information about our our team and out league. On the VEWL website, News and results will be posted periodically through the season to communicate more readily with the families.

     The VEWL is comprised of 32 teams from the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania. It may vary from year to year depending if a new team enters or teams drop out, but its typically around 32 teams. These 32 teams form 4 divisions of 8 teams and will battle through the course of the season to be crowned the VEWL Regular Season Team Champion.

The VEWL has 17 weight classes that these wrestlers compete in. The weight classes are: 46, 50, 54, 58, 61, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76, 80, 85, 90, 100, 115, 130, and 160. The teams are made up of wrestlers from each teams community in grades K thru 6. Each team in the league could be comprised of a Varsity team, a Junior Varsity team and an Exhibition team. The VEWL holds a League tournament at the end of each season for the VarsityJunior Varsity and Novice wrestlers.

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