Beating the Streets at Nationals

Help sponsor 30 standout Baltimore City Schools student-athletes to compete at the premier national tournament for middle and high school wrestlers!

On March 26-29, 2015, Beat the Streets Baltimore will be traveling to Virginia Beach, VA for the 26th Annual National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) High School and Middle School Nationals. The NHSCA Nationals has over 3,000 competitors from across the United States and is considered the Rose Bowl of wrestling for middle and high schools students.

We are planning to take 30 wrestlers (15 high school/15 middle school students) from Baltimore City Public Schools that show promise as student-athletes.   Over one hundred college coaches will be in attendance looking to recruit talented student-athletes. Several of our wrestlers have been recruited by NCAA, NAIA, and JUCO programs from across the country.

We are looking to meet our goal of raising $4,650.00.  The breakdown of cost per person includes:

Tournament Entry Fee - $50.00
3 nights hotel - $60.00
Transportation bus rental - $45.00


About Beat the Streets - Baltimore:
Beat the Streets-Baltimore (BTS) is a youth development organization that uses amateur wrestling  as a ‘hook’ to engage participants in their academic careers and to steer participants toward tutoring and mentoring opportunities with the ultimate goalof securing college entry.  BTS manages 12 extended learning programs in Baltimore City public/charter schools and provides support for 3 community based organizations. The program offers year round amateur wrestling, mentoring and tutoring opportunities to over 300 youth in the Baltimore Metropolitan area.


About National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA)

This event is the most prestigious high school event, in any sport, throughout the country. The 2014 National High School Championships culminated with a total of 3,368.The numbers for the 2014 Freshman Division: 603 Entries; 39 State Champions and 173 State Place Winners.

A springboard to greatness... NHSCA National Championship Events have seen hundreds of its participants enjoy illustrious college careers. Many NCAA champions and All-Americans and USA Olympians have competed in NHSCA National Championship Events when they were in high school. On average NHSCA High School Nationals alumni make an average of 15 of the 20 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championship finals appearances each year. On average, 7 of the 10 NHSCA participants claim NCAA titles. 55 of the 80 2014 NCAA All Americans competed here when they were high school career. The 2014 High School Freshman Nationals produced some unbelievable talent that is going to be a threat for years to come on the collegiate level.

A showcase for college recruiting... Every college wrestling coach in the country has been invited to attend this event. Past events have served as tremendous showcases of recruiting for the college coach. Last year, over 200 college and university wrestling coaches attended the event. The list of schools included the top 25 Division I wrestling programs in the country. The NHSCA also includes free clinics throughout the event by the best of the best. There have been thousands of scholarships over the past 20 years awarded to individuals because of their performance at this event. Please do not confuse... The 26th Annual NHSCA National High School Wrestling Championships, Freshman division, with any other event. All mats will also be webcast live from Virginia Beach by FLOwrestling. Click Here to see the NHSCA All Americans from years past and full brackets. The full list of NCAA Champions and All-Americans that have competed in this event is extensive.

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 72 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 73 mos
  • Pastor Walter D Jackson III 
    • $25 
    • 73 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 73 mos
  • Steve Hayleck 
    • $50 
    • 73 mos
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Organizer

Lydell Henry 
Organizer
Rosedale, MD
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