Senior Wrestling Information (Grade 8-12)

SCHOOL  WRESTLING  (Grade 8 to 12)

Who This is the official home of SD 23 BC School Sports wrestling.  We also welcome any grade 8-12 girl & boy who is eligible for BC School Sports and lives in Kelowna, West Kelowna or Lake Country.  

BC School Sports wrestling season is for grade 8 to 12 students and runs from November 1, 2023 to March 14, 2024. 

Our teacher sponsor for School District 23 is Mr. Michael Griesbeck a teacher at Kelowna Secondary School.


Senior club season runs from after the BC School Sports season is over.

Practice Times & Schedules

BC School Sports practices are on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:15 PM to 6:15 PM

Grade 8 & 9 students may attend only two practices a week but can attend all three.

Grade 10-12 students must attend all three practices.

Doors open at 4:00 PM

No practice on winter vacation or Family Day. Detailed Schedule Information can be found here.

BC School Sports practices are held at Central School Gym located at 1825 Richter Street, Kelowna. Please enter the parking lot off of Dehart Avenue.  The gym is the grey building east of the school. 
Senior Club practices are held at Alliance Jiu-Jitsu located at #110 – 1854 Kirschner Road, Kelowna.
Coaches Al McAvena, Michael Vallido, Jacob Wall
Fees & Options

A $200 registration is to be paid on October 27 at Central School or for late comers before you step on the mat. Use of a wrestling uniform for the season is included in this fee.  

A second registration fee of $200 is due before the first practice of 2023.  This amount varies depending on the number of tournaments we attend and the number of wrestlers. 

If you qualify for the BCSSWA Championships an additional registration fee of $200 will be required on February 13, 2023.  In the past most schools cover some of the cost of the BCSSWA  Provincial Championships.  You must finish in the top three in your weight class at the BCSSWA Okanagan Championships to go to BCSSWA Provincials.  

The above fees include entry fee, transportation and accommodation for the tournaments listed in the schedule.

All above fees can be paid in three ways:

1)  Out of pocket by cash or cheque made out to COWA.

2) By applying to: Kid SportAthletics 4 Kids or Jumpstart or talk to your child’s school athletic director.

3) By using fundraising credits.  Fundraising credits are obtained by working at fundraising events organized by the parents of the wrestlers.

For those requiring a payment plan contact Coach Al a 250-212-4969.

A full refund is available after the first or second practice.

Senior Club Fees

The fee is $2 a practice.  


Please fill in pages 1, 2 & 6 print a registration form , sign and hand in at the first practice you attend. 


 * WRESTLING SHOES & KNEEPADS can be found at Takedown Distribution or Sport Olympia.