Boyertown Bears Wrestling

The Boyertown Area Wrestling Association (BAWA) is an organization created for the purpose of supporting the entire wrestling program in the Boyertown Area School District and promoting its development into a State and National caliber program.

Join BAWA Today!

Joining BAWA is easy with a yearly membership costing just $25.
Click the 'Pay Now' button to the right to pay securely via PayPal OR
Fill out a membership form, OR
Contact Tracey Hager @ traceyhager2016@gmail.com

NEW Boyertown Wrestling car magnet

All 2019-20 BAWA members get one of the new Boyertown Wrestling car magnets for FREE! Sign up today!

Become a BAWA Sponsor today!

We have many sponsorship opportunities where you can contribute to BAWA. Download our membership and sponsorship packet for the 2019-20 season to join BAWA or to become a sponsor.  There are MANY ways you can become a sponsor to assist with BAWA's mission to help the wrestling programs in the area.  Advertise your business in our 2020 Boyertown Wrestling Calendar!  Check the info packet for all the details.

PAY ONLINE Become a sponsor and pay with PayPal!

We are always looking for new members AND sponsors! If you know anyone who might be interested, download the info packet, view options and pay online with PayPal, send an email to bawasponsorship@bashwrestling.com, or contact BAWA President Tracey Hager.

New Fundraiser: Buy gift cards and BAWA gets a percentage!

This might be easiest fundraiser ever! BAWA has setup a new fundraiser where you can buy gift cards from over 100 top name stores, restaurants, and more and a donation will be made to BAWA for a percentage of each purchase.

There are two ways to participate: online and through the mail.

If you wish to order the cards via the mail, just fill out the Scrips Gift Card Family Order form and send it to Wendy Miller, 39 Kay Street, Boyertown, PA 19512 with a check payable to BAWA.

If you wish to order the cards online, simply go to www.glscrip.com and click to the "Join a Program" button at the top of the page. You will be asked to enter the Family Enrollment Code which is 1LF3581F6184L for BAWA. You will also be asked to establish a user ID and password. When you are asked for student name, please put your wrestler(s) name(s). Where you are asked for Classroom/Group, please indicate if your wrestler is with BYWC, Middle School East, Middle School West, or BASH. Follow the steps for setting up payment for your orders and then shop away.

All cards that are ordered will be sent to Wendy and she will contact you for delivery.

Please feel free to contact Wendy Miller at gwemmiller@aol.com with any questions you may have.

What is BAWA?

BAWA's role is to provide support for the entire Boyertown Wrestling program from the Youth to the Senior High level.  BAWA's intention is to draw on the various community resources such as the skills and knowledge of the wrestling alumni and other fans in our area. In addition, we want to create a consistency in all levels of wrestling, thereby making it easier for the wrestlers to progress and reach their potential.

Therefore, we welcome members from all areas of our community from the parents to the wrestlers to the fans.  This will help create the continuity that is vital to any successful wrestling program.

BAWA's Responsibilities

Our responsibilities include hosting tournaments such as the Bear Duals, Grizzly Duals & PAC Championship; maintaining the BASHwrestling.com website; offering financial scholarships; providing funds for equipment, camps & tournaments; organizing and running wrestling clinics for Boyertown wrestlers; and supporting all levels of Boyertown wrestling in any way possible.

BAWA Fundraisers

Each year BAWA has several fundraisers to help cover the costs of the wrestling programs in the Boyertown area.  Here are just some of the various fundraisers:

  • Boyertown Fun Days
  • Annual golf tournament
  • Concession stand during High School home matches and tournaments
  • Takedown-A-Thon
  • Good Fortune Lottery
  • Schedule posters
  • Car wash
  • BAWA Social

History of BAWA

For a number of years, the concept of an all-inclusive umbrella organization had been discussed by several coaches in the district. One of the first attempts to create this organization occurred in 2001-02 when the youth program and the high school parents association met to discuss merging the two. Although that did not work out, the seed had been planted.

During the 2003-04 season, the high school coaches had discussed the desire to create, organize and run a dual meet tournament at Boyertown Area Senior High. However, such an event requires large numbers of volunteers and support from the community. Thus, while the tournament was being organized, so was BAWA. By April 2004, all 10 teams for the 1st Annual Bear Duals were set as was the first meeting of BAWA. On June 22, 2004, BAWA was officially incorporated as a non-profit organization. Then, on February 9, 2005, BAWA was officially approved as a 501c3 tax exempt non-profit organization.

Any questions? Contact Tracey Hager @ traceyhager2016@gmail.com

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