On the behalf of the executive board of the International Combat Wrestling Federation and on my own, I would like to thank to all Combat Wrestling athletes for their participation and help in all our events around the world.
I would like to congratulate all champions and medalists from this year’s international championships!
Due to visa complications, a few of the national teams were unable to participate in the CW Worlds 2018 in St Louis, USA, nevertheless the event was very professionally organized, with great display of sportsmanship and many high level grappling battles. The entire event will be released soon on the FICW YouTube channel, thanks to our official media partner The Grappling Central.
We are currently working to establish a official FICW Hall of Fame, where all repeated champions will be ranked and indicted.
I would like to announce that the 2019 official FICW international competitions calendar is now confirmed!
The Euros 2019 will be held in Tamasi, HUNGARY on 25th of May.
A reminder: all continental championships allow more than one competitor per country in all categories, so anyone, willing to participate, please contact your country representative for more information, how to reserve a spot on the national team.
Countries without FICW representatives, can contact the board directly at email@example.com
The Worlds 2019 will be held in Bucharest, ROMANIA on 19th-20th of October.
After perfect organization of the CW Euros 2018, the national federation of Romania has expressed the strong desire to host the 2019 Worlds.
All teams, participating in the CW Worlds 2019 are selected through national trials. Only one participant per category (Adults Men and Women) is allowed for all countries, except the host, who has the right to represent with two wrestlers per category.
The Veteran and Youth divisions are open for participation for unlimited number of athletes from all countries, per category.
We, at FICW are happy with the everyday growing popularity of Combat Wrestling!
In 2019 our sport will present the first of series of professional tournaments, organized under the banner of YAGADOME.
The first YAGADOME Invitational is scheduled for March 17th in Koulikov Grappling Academy, NY, USA:
8 men tournament in open weight under 80 kg/ 175 lb, winner takes it all, including a shiny champion belt.
More information about the event to be released soon.
2019 is promising to be very exciting and will bring new opportunities and challenges to all Combat Wrestling athletes around the globe.
I am looking forward with excitement and great appreciation for all the support and help from our followers.