Mat Rats – Youth Wrestling for Cannon Falls and Randolph, Minnesota Kid wrestling is a challenging, intense physical activity where your child will be introduced to the concepts of competition, goal setting, winning and losing. Mat Rats Wrestling seeks to approach these concepts in a realistic and sensible way.

Mat Rats Wrestling Club - Youth Wrestling for Randolph and Cannon Falls, Minnesota

10 April 2017 ~ Comments Off on Mat Rats to Host Greco/Freestyle Open

Mat Rats to Host Greco/Freestyle Open

The Mat Rats Wrestling Club will host Greco and Freestyle tournaments Saturday, April 15. Volunteers are needed to ensure a successful MN/USA qualifier. The following volunteers are needed: Registration, 7-8:30 a.m. Skin Check, 7-8:30 a.m. Weigh-ins, 7-8:30 a.m. Admissions, 9-11 a.m. Concessions, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Table workers, 9:45 a.m.-conclusion Sign up to volunteer online. The […]

26 March 2017 ~ Comments Off on Freestyle & Greco Season Signup to be Held April 4

Freestyle & Greco Season Signup to be Held April 4

Though the folkstyle wrestling season is winding down, the Freestyle and Greco-Roman seasons for Grades K-12 are just starting! The next signup for the Mat Rats’ Freestyle and Greco-Roman season will be held 6 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4. The Freestyle wrestling program is more advanced, so it is recommended that participants have a minimum […]

14 March 2017 ~ Comments Off on Three Earn Hardware at MN/USA Kids State Tournament

Three Earn Hardware at MN/USA Kids State Tournament

Three wrestlers from the Mat Rats Wrestling Club, all students at Randolph Elementary School, earned spots on the podium at the 2017 MN/USA Kids State Folkstyle Tournament March 10-12 in Rochester. Second-grader Charli Raymond placed first in the Girls’ 60-pound division, going undefeated. She pinned all of her opponents quickly – in 26, 34 and […]

14 March 2017 ~ Comments Off on Mat Rats’ Journey to NYWA State Begins

Mat Rats’ Journey to NYWA State Begins

Coaches are putting together a team for the Northland Youth Wrestling Association (NYWA) Team Regions, to be held Sunday, March 26, at Eyota High School. The top six or seven teams will advance to the State Tournament in Rochester the following weekend. The team will be comprised of 21 wrestlers with 15 wrestling each dual. We […]

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02 February 2017 ~ Comments Off on Mat Rats Family Fun Night set for Feb. 9

Mat Rats Family Fun Night set for Feb. 9

Mat Rats Family Fun Night will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Belle Creek Roller Rink, 35294 County 8 Blvd., Goodhue. All wrestlers and their family members are welcome for the potluck dinner and skating. Mat Rats will cover the cost of skating . Please bring a food item that your last name corresponds with […]

02 February 2017 ~ Comments Off on Team to participate in Presidents’ Day Elementary Duals

Team to participate in Presidents’ Day Elementary Duals

The Mat Rats will participate in Kenyon-Wanamingo’s Presidents’ Day Elementary Duals Monday, Feb. 20. Weigh-ins and skin checks will be held 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. There will be a two-pound weight allowance. Rounds will be held at  9, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. The tournament will conclude no later than 3:30 p.m. Other teams […]

02 February 2017 ~ Comments Off on Club to participate in Gopher wrestling clinic

Club to participate in Gopher wrestling clinic

The Mat Rats will attend a youth wrestling clinic at the University of Minnesota Sunday, Feb. 12. The clinic starts at 11 a.m. and will be followed at 1 p.m. by the Gophers taking on Ohio State in their final home dual of the season. Mat Rats should meet at Cannon Falls High School at 9:45 […]