WISCONSIN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
5516 Vern Holmes Drive o Stevens Point, WI o 54481-0267
Phone 715-344-8580 o Fax 715-344-4241 o E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
TO: Athletic Directors / Coaches of WIAA Wrestling Schools
FROM: Dave Anderson, Deputy Director
DATE: September 16, 2005
RE: Wrestling Uniform Alert
The following uniform alert has been generated by the National Federation and provided to all state Associations. A copy has been printed in the September 16 issue of the Bulletin. Please be certain that your or your coaches questions are directed first to Dave Anderson at the WIAA at 715-344-8580. Do not contact Jerry Diehl at the National Federation as was printed in the article in the Bulletin.
"The following alert has been sent to uniform manufacturers and other parties that possibly could disseminate the information. As you can see, there is erroneous information being circulated. You are asked to alert your schools to this concern so illegal uniforms are not purchased.
"It has come to the attention of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) that erroneous information regarding wrestling uniforms is being distributed by individuals not associated with the NFHS. The NFHS Wrestling Rules Committee has not approved a new uniform style for use at the high school level such as was recently approved by the NCAA for use at the college level.
"Rule 4-1-1 has not been changed for the 2005-06 season. The timeframe for discussion of any uniform changes in high school wrestling would be at the committees's next regularly scheduled meeting in April 2006."