Story Highlights

  • The SanctionPA campaign is fighting to make girls’ wrestling an official PIAA sport.
  • The PIAA requires that 100 member schools sponsor a sport to consider it for PIAA sanctioning.
  • To date, seven PIAA school districts in Pennsylvania have committed to sponsoring girls’ wrestling.
  • All of those commitments for girls’ wrestling programs have come in the last six months.

Seven down and 93 more to go.

For the supporters of girls’ wrestling in Pennsylvania, those are more than just numbers. They’re signs of hope.

The PIAA requires that 100 member schools sponsor a sport before it is considered for sanctioning as an official PIAA activity.