Registration Details

"AAU WRESTLING TRACK" for Beginners, Intermediate & Experienced wrestlers (who only want to wrestle local "AAU Tournaments)":

  • Cost? = $255 per wrestler. 
  • What is the "AAU Wrestling Track"? = Our AAU Wrestling Track is for all 1st Year Beginner, Intermediate & Experienced level wrestlers (typically age 8 and over) who  want to wrestle against similarly skilled opponents in local St. Louis area AAU Tournaments only.  All 1st Year Beginners will be taught the fundamentals of the sport from the ground up in the comfortable and safe confines of our "Beginner Practice Room" that will include ONLY other beginners (i.e. Your son will NOT be thrown in with experienced wrestlers during practice)!  Our Intermediate and Experienced wrestlers will practice in either our "Intermediate Practice Room" or our "Advanced Practice Room" based on their skill and interest level.
  • When is the AAU Wrestling season? = Our first wrestling practice will be on approx 11/8/17 and the season will run through approx 2/28/18 and culminate with the local AAU State Tournament which has both a "Beginner Bracket" for 1st year wrestlers and an "Intermed/Advanced Bracket".  Practices are generally held on Tuesday & Thursday evenings at either Lafayette or Eureka HS with an optional 3rd Specialized Practice available on certain Monday evenings at Marquette HS.
  • What else is included with your "AAU Wrestling Track" Registration?:

    • Outstanding coaching at all practices (We typically hold 2+ practices per week.)
    • Entry Fees & Coaching at 6 Bonhomme sponsored AAU Tournaments in the St. Louis metro area (including MO Challenge, Ozarks, AAU State).
    • Online tournament registration at www.bonhommewrestling.com for Bonhomme sponsored tournaments and other popular tournaments
    • Bonhomme Spirit Wear (Wrestlers must be registered & fully paid NO LATER than 11/7/17 to receive a club Hoodie & T-Shirt.) 
      • Dry Fit T-shirt
      • Hoodie
    • Club Singlet (wrestler returns)

      • $50 deposit check required - Check will be destroyed when singlet is returned
    • AAU Wrestling Card (paid by the club)
    • Self-Confidence, discipline, and your wrestler will develop a solid work ethic
    • Bonhome hosts multiple club parties for our wrestlers throughout the season such as the “End of Season Awards Banquet”, “Post AAU State Weigh-In Pizza Party”, & “Post USA State Bowling & Pizza Party” which are great team building events!

 

"USA WRESTLING TEAM" for Experienced wrestlers who want to primarily wrestle in USA Tournaments against a higher level of competition across the state of Missouri:

  • Cost? = $375 per wrestler.  (Please note that this new USA Team option includes 6 more tournaments than the AAU Option plus a USA Card & a Custom Warm-Up.  In the past our USA Wrestlers were required to pay their own entry fees for the majority of their USA Tournaments in addition to their Bonhomme Registration Fees, so beginning last season we created this new option that includes the overwhelming majority of their tournament entry fees in a larger USA tournament package that has a total value of more than $475.)
  • What is the “USA Wrestling Team”? = Our USA Wrestling Team track is for Advanced wrestlers and those with 2+ years of experience that have had a high degree of success in local AAU Tournaments and would like to step up to a higher level of competition.  Our USA Wrestling Team will likely travel to 3 or 4 out of town USA Tournaments in Kansas City, Jefferson City, Columbia, Lebanon, etc where we will weigh-in on Friday evening and stay overnight in a hotel where the team will order pizza and hang out around the pool that night before wrestling on Saturday (which is a great team building experience for the kids).  Travel costs for these outings will be an additional cost for each parent.  This track will also include entry fees for the big 3 AAU Triple Crown Tournaments (MO Challenge, Ozarks, AAU State) AND entry fees for the USA District 8, USA Region D, & USA Missouri State Tournaments.      
  • When is the USA Wrestling season? = Our first wrestling practice will be on approx 11/8/17 and the season will run through mid to late March and will culminate with the Missouri USA State Tournament (if you qualify after Districts & Regionals).  Practices are generally held on Tuesday & Thursday evenings at either Lafayette or Eureka HS with an optional 3rd Specialized Practice available on certain Monday evenings at Marquette HS.
  • What else is included with your "USA Wrestling Team" Registration?:
    • Outstanding coaching at all practices (We typically hold 2 - 3 practices per week.)
    • Entry Fees & Coaching at 12 total Bonhomme sponsored USA & AAU tournaments:  (A $270 value)
      • The USA District 8, USA Region D & Missouri USA State Tournaments.
      •  9 Bonhomme Paid USA / AAU Tournaments  (Please note that for the 2016/17 season our USA Team will attend 4 Set USA Tournaments (Park Hill, Edwardsville, Lee Summit West, MO Nationals), 2 Set AAU Tournaments (Ozarks & AAU State) AND each USA Wrestler will be able to select 3 additional USA or AAU Tournaments of their choosing for which the club will reimburse them for their entry fee up to $25 each.)

       

    • Custom Sublimated Bonhomme USA Wrestling Team Warm-up Jacket & Pants which each wrestler will keep!  (A $90 value).  Please note that if you are a returning USA Wrestler and your Warm-Up still fits from last year you can choose to receieve a custom sublimated singlet with your name on the back or a Custom Head Gear with your high school mascot on it in lieu of another Warm-Up. 
    • Online tournament registration at www.bonhommewrestling.com for Bonhomme sponsored tournaments and other popular tournaments
    • Bonhomme Spirit Wear (Wrestlers must be registered & fully paid NO LATER than 11/7/16 to receive a club Hoodie & T-Shirt.) 
      • Dry Fit T-shirt
      • Hoodie
    • Club Singlet (wrestler returns)
      • $50 deposit check required - Check will be destroyed when singlet is returned
    • USA Wrestling Card & AAU Wrestling Card (Paid by the club - A $52 Value)
    • Bonhomme hosts multiple club parties for our wrestlers throughout the season such as the “End of Season Awards Banquet”, “Post AAU State Weigh-In Pizza Party”, & “Post USA State Bowling & Pizza Party” which are great team building events!

 

 "Little Badger" FUN Weekly Wrestling Program (ages up to approx 7 years old): 

 

  • Cost? = $150 per Little Badger
  • What is the "Little Badger Camp Program"? =  The Little Badger Wrestling Camp is a a FUN and low key weekly introduction to the wrestling mat for boys up to the age of approx 7 years old that will include lots of fun games and contests designed to help teach young kids how to tumble, roll and move around the wresting mat while learning a few of the key fundamentals of the sport along the way!
  • When is the Little Badger season? = The Little Badgers generally practice one time per week beginning in mid November through the end of February (except during holiday breaks).
  • What else is included with your "Little Badger" registration?:
    • Outstanding supervision and coaching at all practices (Little Badger Camp/Practice is held once per week.)
    • Bonhomme T-shirt that the young wrestler will get to keep.
    • AAU Wrestling Card​

 

Fall "SNIPER TRAINING - TAKEDOWNS AND FUNK CAMP" - 7 Monday Night Sessions from 9/11/17 - 10/30/17:

  • Cost? = $50 per wrestler
  • What is the "SNIPER TRAINING - TAKEDOWNS AND FUNK CAMP"? = This 7 session camp will practice from 6-8pm at Lafayette HS every Monday night between 9/11/17 - 10/30/17 as a fun and instructional warm up to the season.  Each session will be taught by a different local Wrestling Coach where they will teach their favorite Takedowns with setups and finishes and the camp will conclude in the final weeks by covering Funk N Junk moves that rarely get taught during the regular season.  This is a great opportunity for wrestlers with 1+ years of wrestling experience to expand their skill set to include some of the most core fundamentals of the sport while also getting in some live wrestling before the beginning of the regular season!
  • What else is included with your Funk N Junk Camp Registration?  = Each Wrestler will receive a custom Sniper Training Dry Fit T-shirt with a cool Punisher Logo that the boys will love!
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Registration Deposits

Each wrestler that is competing in tournaments will be required to purchase a customized singlet  at the beginning of the year(AVAILABLE AT PARENT NIGHT),  or they will need to purchase a standard Bonhomme  singlet at the time of their first tournament

Required Documentation

The following information is required to be turned in by each parent  at the Bonhomme Parent meeting scheduled in early November:

  1.  Copy of child’s birth certificate -  
    1. required only if you have not submitted one in a previous year 
  2.  A signed USA Wrestling Waiver located at the following website - 
    1. USA Wrestling Waiver and Release from Liability form
    2. Any 2nd year or older wrestlers planning on wrestling in the USA series in March must fill out this form.

Equipment Needed

  •  Wrestling shoes (required)
  •  Headgear (required)
  •  KS Skin Crème - skin foam: protects against skin infections

These items can be purchased at your local sporting goods store or online.