FAQs & Resources

General Info

Are there age requirements?

WC Tacoma Slam welcomes boys and girls ages 4-14 for the folkstyle season and 4-18 for the freestyle season.

When is the start of the next season?

Folkstyle season normally runs November to February. Freestyle season usually runs March to May. See the schedule for up to date info.

Do I have to purchase a USA Wrestling card?

Yes! There are multiple options of membership. If you are only joining us for the folkstyle season, pick the Limited Folkstyle Membership ($15). If you know that you will be joining us for freestyle as well, we recommend purchasing the Full Athlete Membership ($45). You can always upgrade later if you are unsure.

This membership is required for both practice and events.
USA Wrestling cards must be purchased online.

Practices & Pricing

What's the price?

WC Tacoma Slam is a donation based club. We offer both seasons free of charge, the only cost is the USA Wrestling Card mentioned above. We will gladly accept donations if you are able to give, but that is not a requirement to participate.

What should I bring to the first day of practice?

  • Current USA Wrestling Card
  • Wrestling shoes
  • Headgear
  • Mouthguard (required for braces otherwise optional)
  • Kneepads (optional)
  • Clean practice clothing
  • Water bottle
  • Please wear athletic apparel with no pockets, zippers, and buttons. Examples: snug t-shirt and shorts, singlet with t-shirt underneath, snug t-shirt and tights No jewelry i.e.: bracelets, necklaces, earrings, fit-bits, etc.