Restore College Wrestling Oregon
To identify and
wrestling fans and supporters who share a common goal of
restoring lost college programs and supporting ongoing ones.
To educate post secondary institutions of
learning about the value and practicality of reinstating,
maintaining, and supporting a wrestling team.
the steps we feel will help us achieve that goal:
Begin to mobilize the wrestling community in Oregon
by making them aware of the power they have collectively to
effect changes in the way college administrators view Our
Build up a
database of supporters (primarily via electronic
communication) who will speak out, in support of rebuilding
college wrestling programs AND supporting ongoing programs.
Use social media tools
(email, website, Facebook, printed materials, targeted video
tapes, etc) to communicate among ourselves and other
potential allies to build the public image of wrestling.
Develop a public
awareness, via the tools mentioned in 3 above, so people can
have ready access to some of the history of college
wrestling in Oregon and itís impact on young people.
college administrators who are most likely to be receptive
to initiating a college wrestling program.
Be prepared to educate
college administrators, about the potential positive
financial impact of having a wrestling program.
Wrestling plans to organize itself as a resource for
people developing a new college wrestling program, or
improving an existing one.
interested parties in surrounding states as to how we can
work collectively to improve opportunities for young people
to have an experience in wrestling beyond the high school
level. This is important in view of our interdependence in
scheduling competition (as well as our belief in the value
of Our Sport in shaping lives).
Be a limited source of
information about some current events in wrestling in our
state, especially at the high school level.
Develop a structure
which allows us to do the things listed above effectively.
This will include developing a set of bylaws, a governance
structure and getting recognized as a charitable
organization---all of which are in progress.
Be open to additional
ideas which are consistent with our mission statement above.