Umeå Brottning has the pleasure of inviting you to one of the biggest and possibly the most international wrestling tournament in Sweden 2022 – Umeå Wrestling Battle on October 14-16! Umeå Wrestling Battle is a high-level international tournament for all ages with previous participation from 15 countries across Europe and USA. This year we are adding freestyle for guys born 2008 and earlier. Saturday will be greco only and Sunday women and men’s freestyle. All guys born 2008 and earlier can wrestle in both styles.
All non-Nordic teams are provided with free meals,
free accommodation (hard-accommodation) and no participation fee!
Umeå Energi Arena, Gammliavägen 5, 903 42, Umeå, Sweden
The arena is located just 1 km from the city centre.
Weigh-in and medical check at Umeå Energi Arena
Friday October 14 for all categories 17.00-21.00.
Saturday October 15 for Freestyle and Women 16.00-18.00.
(only for those who did not weigh in Friday)
Sauna available at Umeå Energi Arena prior to weigh-in.
Pool system and Rules
Nordic A/B Pool system with a two-match minimum.
Greco-roman and Women's wrestling. The tournament will be conducted in accordance with the regulations set by the Swedish Wrestling Federation. All wrestlers need a valid license to compete.
Special rules for categories GR/WW 9 and GR/WW 11
•“Floating” weight classes where the wrestlers will be divided into groups of around four wrestlers of a similar weight after weigh-in.
•The minimum weight to participate is 22 kg.
•The minimum age to participate is 7 years (born 2014 or earlier).
•Round-robin in each group. This means around three matches for everyone.
•No technique in parterre can be conducted two consecutive times.
Medals and Prizes
Medals will be given to number 1-3 in each weight class. In addition, there will be team prizes. All participants in GR/WW 9 and GR/WW 11 will get a prize.
Registration and participation fee
Register by clicking the registration button below or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
For Nordic teams the participation fee is 300 SEK per wrestler for Greco-roman and Women and 200 SEK per wrestler for Freestyle to be paid in advance to our bank account or upon arrival by Visa/Mastercard. Bank transfer payment is preferred, just remember to bring a receipt of the payment.
Registration ends on October 4. Registration after this date is subject to availability at an additional cost of 100 SEK.
No participation fee for non-Nordic teams!
c/o Eriksson, Björnvägen 72, 906 43, Umeå
Note, cancellations after Wednesday October 12 are non refundable.
We have three partner hotels for Umeå Wrestling Battle 2022: Comfort Hotel Winn, Comfort Hotel Umeå City and First Hotel Dragonen. All three hotels are located in the middle of Umeå with restaurants and shops just around the corner. To get from each of the hotels to Umeå Energi Arena takes around 15 minutes on foot.
Note, all bookings and cancellations are made directly with the hotel.
For non-Nordic teams we offer hard-accommodation free of charge. Please notice us in advance if you are interested in this.
We offer free transport upon arrival/departure to/from Umeå ferry port and Umeå Airport to our partner hotels and to the arena. This service is guaranteed until October 4 by sending an e-mail with your travel details to email@example.com or by simply adding your travel information in the registration form.
Food and meals
Lunch and a wide selection of other food items will be available at the venue.
Foreign referees are invited and encouraged to participate! Contact us by e-mail if you are planning to bring a referee.
Referees are offered free hotel accommodation, free food and 1600 SEK (needs to be confirmed with us). Referees travel with team.
Welcome to Umeå Wrestling Battle 2022!
Contact and information
Samuel Eriksson will answer any question related to the tournament.