The Manitoba Amateur Wrestling Association (MAWA) was incorporated in 2007 as a nonprofit corporation. MAWA is a volunteer run organization. It is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Clubs are generally run by volunteer coaches and managers.
In 2009 MAWA was recognized by the Government of Manitoba as the governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling within the Province of Manitoba. As the official Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) MAWA sets the policies and standards for the sport of wrestling within the province. MAWA is an affiliate member of Wrestling Canada Lutte which is the national governing body for the sport of wrestling within Canada. Freestyle and Greco-Roman are the two styles of wrestling sanctioned by MAWA.
Manitoba Wrestling works collaboratively and has established a thriving stable organization that delivers and supports developmentally appropriate wrestling programs. Together, we grow wrestling in Manitoba
MAWA embraces the following core values to provide a positive experience for all stakeholders:
Respect: To acknowledge, recognize and consider others. Integrity: Consistently act with honesty, accountability, and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the organization. Teamwork: Collaborating and working together towards common goals. Transparency: Operating in an open comprehensible manner.
Manitoba Wrestling drives the development and growth of wrestling in Manitoba. We support personal and organizational excellence for athletes, coaches, clubs, officials and other key stakeholders at all levels, throughout our province.