Umeå Brottning has the pleasure of inviting you to one of the biggest and possibly the most international wrestling tournament in Sweden 2023 – Umeå Wrestling Battle on October 13-15! Umeå Wrestling Battle is a high-level international tournament for all ages with previous participation from 19 countries across Europe, Asia and USA. Saturday is Greco only and Sunday is Women’s wrestling and Men’s Freestyle. It is possible to wrestle both Greco and Freestyle at no additional cost.
All important information regarding the tournament is found on the tournament website:
All non-Nordic teams are provided with free meals, free accommodation (hard-accommodation) and no participation fee! Register before September 15 to take advantage of this.
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 13 for all categories (GR, FS, WW) 17.00-21.00.
Saturday October 14 for Freestyle and Women 12.00-17.00. (only for those who did not weigh in Friday).
Sauna available at Umeå Energi Arena prior to weigh-in both days.
Pool system and Rules
Nordic A/B Pool system with a two-match minimum.
Greco-roman, Men’s Freestyle and Female wrestling. The tournament will be conducted in accordance with the regulations set by the Swedish Wrestling Federation and UWW. 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 2016 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 after this date is subject to availability at an additional cost of 200 SEK. For a swift registration process, please pay the participation fee in advance to our bank account and bring a receipt of the payment.
We have three partner hotels for Umeå Wrestling Battle 2023: Vilja Hotel, First Hotel Dragonen and Profil Hotels Aveny. Vilja Hotel is very close to the venue and the other two hotels are located in the middle of Umeå with restaurants and shops just around the corner.
To get from the hotels in the city centre to Umeå Energi Arena takes around 15-20 minutes on foot and from Vilja it’s less than 10 minutes. In the accomodation page you can see their offers and to make your reservation. Note, all bookings and cancellations are made directly with the hotel. For non-Nordic teams we offer hard-accommodation free of charge. Register before September 15 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 3 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. Lunch are pre-order only.
Foreign referees are invited and encouraged to participate! Referees are offered free hotel accommodation, free food and 1600 SEK. Referees travel with team.
Welcome to Umeå Wrestling Battle 2023!
Contact and information
Samuel Eriksson will answer any question related to the tournament.