Twin City Wrestling Club in Washington Leads In Participation

John Sachs
Youth wrestling clubs across the country have been pushing their participation counts to new heights. USA Wrestling has been tracking the clubs and complied a list of the largest by head count. Leading the pack is the Twin City Wrestling Club out of Chehalis, Washington with a staggering 542 members.

Below is a graph showing the the top ten youth clubs by number of participants for the 2016-17 season. 

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Clubs from Maine to Hawaii made the top ten, showing a surprising geographic diversity in the youth wresting movement in the USA.

The map below shows the top 86 youth clubs stretching across the continent. Click on the image to go to an interactive map. 
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A full list of all 86 clubs can be found below. 

Rank Club Count City State
1 Twin City Wrestling Club 542 Chehalis WA
2 Maui Sports Foundation 357 Kahului HI
3 Oklahoma Wrestling Academy 344 Edmond OK
4 Edwardsville Wrestling Club 251 Edwardsville IL
5 SYRACUSE 246 Syracuse UT
6 Eastern Loudoun Wrestling Club 238 Sterling VA
7 Champions Wrestling Club 225 Mapleton UT
8 NWWC 210 Bremerton WA
8 Westlake Wrestling Club 210 Saratoga Springs UT
10 Arctic Warriors Wrestling Club 207 Wasilla AK
11 Region Wrestling Academy 193 Munster IN
12 Crystal Lake Wizards 191 Crystal Lake IL
13 Fremont Wrestling Club 190 Plain City UT
14 Maine Trappers 185 Bath ME
15 Bear Cave 184 Greeley CO
15 Naperville Wrestling Club 184 Naperville IL
17 MWC Wrestling Academy 183 Papillion NE
18 Matpac Wrestling Club 177 Bismarck ND
19 Vandit Wrestling Academy 173 Mount Vernon WA
20 Mile High Wrestling Club 169 Wheat Ridge CO
21 Lebanon Stingers Wrestling Club 163 Lebanon MO
22 Hononegah Wrestling Club 161 Roscoe IL
23 Junction City Wrestling Club 156 Junction City KS
24 MO West Championship Wrestling Club 155 Lake Tapawingo MO
24 South Lyon Matcats 155 South Lyon MI
26 Boyertown Youth Wrestling 154 Boyertown PA
26 Owatonna Wrestling Club 154 Owatonna MN
26 Perry Meridian Wrestling Club 154 Indianapolis IN
29 Bulls Wrestling Club 153 Bethalto IL
30 Ponca City Wildcat Wrestling Club 152 Ponca City OK
31 Wrestling Rhinos 151 Edmonds WA
32 Batavia Wrestling Club 147 Batavia IL
32 Cowboy Wrestling Club 147 Stillwater OK
32 Maine Eagles WC 147 Park Ridge IL
32 Minooka Indians Elite 147 Channahon IL
32 Penn Wrestling Club 147 Granger IN
37 Hillsboro Mat Club 146 Hillsboro OR
37 Warren Wrestling Academy 146 Indianapolis IN
39 Eagle Point Youth Wrestling Club 145 White City OR
39 Green River Grapplers 145 Green River WY
41 Charger Wrestling Club 144 Draper UT
41 Cowboy Mat Club 144 Prineville OR
41 Del Norte Youth Wrestling Club 144 Crescent City CA
41 Derby Wrestling Club 144 Derby KS
45 TECH WRESTLING CLUB 142 Centerville UT
46 Kearney MatCats Wrestling Club 141 Kearney NE
46 Pinnacle Wrestling Club 141 Shoreview MN
48 Bonneville Wrestling Club 140 Idaho Falls ID
48 Cheyenne Mountain Wrestling Club 140 Colorado Springs CO
48 Patriot Wrestling Club 140 Boise ID
51 Celtic Elite 139 New Lenox IL
51 Hays Wrestling Club 139 Ellis KS
51 Izzy Style Wrestling 139 Addison IL
51 Pleasant Grove/TUG 139 Pleasant Grove UT
55 Bison Legend Wrestling Club 138 Lewisburg PA
55 Dickinson Wrestling Club 138 Dickinson ND
57 Gorilla Wrestling Club, Inc. 136 Bismarck ND
57 Maize Wrestling Club 136 Wichita KS
57 West Chester Youth Wrestling Association 136 Thornton PA
60 Harvey Twisters 135 Harvey IL
61 Martinez Fox Valley Elite 134 Aurora IL
61 Topeka Blue Thunder Wrestling Club 134 Topeka KS
61 Young Guns Wrestling Club 134 Sheridan WY
64 Best Trained Wrestling 132 Allen TX
64 Little Huskies Wrestling Club 132 Oak Park IL
64 Natrona Colts Wrestling Club 132 Casper WY
67 Broken Arrow Wrestling Club 131 Broken Arrow OK
67 Oak Forest Warriors 131 Oak Forest IL
67 Silver Bow Amateur Wrestling Association 131 Butte MT
67 Tri-Valley Wrestling Club 131 Wasilla AK
71 Kansas Young Guns 130 Goddard KS
72 Columbus Wrestling Association 129 Columbus NE
72 Ruby Mountain Wrestling Club 129 Spring Creek NV
74 Fox Wrestling Club 128 St Louis MO
74 Gomez Wrestling Academy 128 Carol Stream IL
74 Idaho Rattlers Wrestling Club, Inc. 128 Meridian ID
74 Rose Hill Wrestling Club 128 Rose Hill KS
78 Abilene Kids Wrestling Club 127 Abilene KS
78 River Falls Toss & Turns Wrestling Club 127 River Falls WI
78 Sunkist Kids Wrestling Academy 127 Scottsdale AZ
78 Viking Mat Club 127 Bethesda MD
82 Contender Wrestling 125 Orland Park IL
82 Junior Titans Wrestling Club 125 Papillion NE
84 Yorkville Wrestling Club 124 Yorkville IL
85 Lil Coalers Wrestling Club 123 Morris IL
85 Tri Valley Elite Wrestling Club 123 Dublin CA

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