Tournament Information

The 2023 Youth New England Wrestling (YNEW) Championships will be held at the Game On Sports Complex in Fitchburg MA on Saturday March 18th and Sunday March 19th. 

Saturday’s flight (8am): 10U/12U CO-ED & 11U/14U GIRLS ; Sunday’s flight (8am): 15U CO-ED & 18U GIRLS. On that Sunday in March, YNEW 2023 will host the inaugural High School Girl’s New Englands.

Staying true to our mission to build wrestling in New England, YNEW 2023 will feature a three-match minimum for all and round-robin brackets for smaller brackets.

The 2023 Youth New Englands will also offer expanded eligibility for state place finishers, according to the following allotments:

CT & MA- top 6 state placers

NH & RI- top 5 state placers

ME & VT- top 4 state placers

Limited Number of Wild Card Entries

Weigh-in Information

Wrestlers are expected to weigh-in the NIGHT BEFORE their competition. Late weigh-ins (the morning of competition) will also be available. All weigh-ins will be onsite at Game On in Fitchburg MA.

Click HERE to view weights & ages for YNEW 2023.

Competition Schedule

Friday, March 17th

  • 5-8pm: Weigh-Ins @ Game On for Saturday competitors  10U/12U CO-ED & 11U/14U GIRLS

Saturday, March 18th

  •  7-7:30am: LATE Weigh-Ins @ Game On for Saturday competitors  10U/12U CO-ED & 11U/14U GIRLS
  • 8am-4pm: Competition for  10U/12U CO-ED & 11U/14U GIRLS
  • 4-6pm: Weigh-Ins @ Game On for Sunday competitors   15U CO-ED & 18U GIRLS

Sunday, March 19th

  •  7-7:30am: LATE Weigh-ins @ Game On for Sunday competitors  15U CO-ED & 18U GIRLS
  • 8am-2pm: Competition for  15U CO-ED & 18U GIRLS

Hotel Options

There are a limited number of nearby hotel options; please make flexible room reservations EARLY:

Gardner Colonial Hotel

  • Rate: $159+/night
  • Reservations: Please call 978-630-2500 (host hotel)
  • Distance from Game On: 7.5 miles

Leominster DoubleTree

Devens Springhill Suites

CO-ED Awards

Champion

-Customized NE Champion hooded sweatshirt
-Wall Chart
-Plaque
-Dog Tag
-Added to YNEW All-Timers List

2nd-6th Place

-Plaque
-Dog Tag
-Added to YNEW All-Timers List

GIRLS Awards

Champion

-Customized NE Champion hooded sweatshirt
-Wall Chart
-Plaque
-Dog Tag
-Added to YNEW All-Timers List

2nd-6th Place

-Plaque
-Dog Tag
-Added to YNEW All-Timers List