2017 Battle on the Bay

With the 2017 Battle on the Bay Dual Tournament right around corner, here are some important details everyone participating should take notice of:

Battle on the Bay Duals:

Weigh-Ins will be held on Saturday (1/7/2017) from 7:00 am until 8:30 am with wrestling starting promptly around 9:00 am. All teams must weigh in together and this weigh-in will count for both the Duals and the Open on Sunday. Any wrestler who competes in the Duals will receive a discount for the open on Sunday. All teams must provide a table worker as well.

Battle on the Bay Open:

Registration is $35 for first wrestler in family and $25 for each additional wrestler. Weigh-Ins for the Open will be Saturday (1/7/2017) from 3:30 pm until 5:30 pm AND Sunday (1/8/2017) from 7:00 am until 8:30 am (This only effects wrestlers who did not participate in the Duals). Wrestling will start around 9:30 am.

Registration will end Friday (1/6/2017) at 9:00 pm. Sign ups for the Open are done on

Thanks again for everyone competing this weekend, good luck to everyone and safe travels!!


Can you believe it’s almost here? The 2016 Battle of the Bay OPEN and DUALS are only hours away!  Let the excitement begin.

If you are NOT an Erie Warhawk wrestler, weigh-ins for the OPEN take place Friday night, from 6:30-8:30PM, at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, room 140. There will be signs providing directions.  Also, weigh-ins are available Saturday morning from 7-8AM at the same location.

PLEASE NOTE:   Brackets will be finalized FRIDAY NIGHT by 10PM.  If your wrestler is close to their registered weight PLEASE WEIGH IN FRIDAY NIGHT because changes can be made before the brackets are finalized.  If your wrestler weighs in Saturday morning, and doesn’t make weight, he/she will be scratched from the tournament with no refund provided.

On behalf of the Erie Warhawks Youth Wrestling Club, the wrestlers, wresting families and administration, WELCOME to the 2016 Battle on the Bay wrestling weekend. We’re thankful you chose to join us.

Happy New Year!



Due to the volume of wrestlers, we are adding an additional weigh-in option for your convenience.  Weigh-ins will also be conducted SATURDAY, JANUARY 2nd from 7-8:30AM.  PLEASE BE ADVISED, if you choose the Saturday weight-in option there will be NO CHANGES ALLOWED!!!

For your convenience, and the flow of the event, our goal is to have all brackets completed Friday night.  With the exception of scratches, changes won’t be considered.

We’re looking forward to experiencing a weekend of wrestling with you in Erie, PA!.

2016 Battle on the Bay PARTNER HOTELS offer GREAT DEALS!

Due to the increased scope and scale of the Battle on the Bay OPEN and DUALS, we have joined forces with Erie area hotels to offer GREAT DEALS on lodging for the weekend.  Come stay and play in Erie while you enjoy the Battle on the Bay events.  Click here to check out a list of Erie Warhawks preferred hotels for the 2016 Battle on the Bay.

2016 Battle on the Bay OPEN Tournament–REGISTRATION OPEN!

Registration for the 2016 Battle on the Bay OPEN wrestling tournament is now OPEN!  Please go to the following site to register:

If you have a TEAM and are interested in wrestling in the 2016 Battle on the Bay DUALS event on Sunday, January 3rd, please contact Head Coach Jeremy Little at for more information.

Exciting News!!! 2016 Battle On The Bay OPEN & DUALS — SAVE THE DATE!


It is with tremendous pleasure that the Erie Warhawks Board of Directors announces the site selection for this yearsbfcclogo Battle on the Bay wrestling weekend events.  After exhaustive data collection regarding venue opportunities, consideration of customer experience survey results, logistics analysis plus combined input from stakeholder groups including the Erie Sports Commission, the Board has selected the Erie Bayfront Convention Center as the site of the weekend wrestling events.  The weekend will begin January 2nd with a HS Junior Varsity event, followed by a Saturday OPEN event and conclude with a Sunday DUALS tournament.  Please find more information on the Erie Bayfront Convention Center by clicking HERE.erie_sheraton_01

In addition, the Board again chose the SHERATON Bayfront Hotel as the event host hotel.  After exhaustive negotiations, the venue again offered our participants and visitors phenomenal room rates plus an exclusive hospitality suit for evening socializing.  Please click HERE to enter the room reservation site to gain additional information.

Registrations for the OPEN event and the hotel are NOW AVAILABLE!!

We are looking forward to seeing you at the Battle on the Bay-Weekend of Wrestling in Erie, PA!



2nd Annual Erie Warhawks One Pitch Softball Tournament

Love to play softball?  Love to compete and have fun at the same time?  What to have a fun day benefiting a great cause?  Why not join us for our 2nd Annual Erie Warhawks One Pitch Softball Tournament on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Asbury Fields–4703 West Ridge Rd.  Registration begins at 9AM with games starting at 10AM.

The team fee is $150 for up to 15 player per team roster.  There must be a minimum of 3 female players on each team.  Rules state that there is one pitch per batter and games last 40 minutes.

To register, please send your payment for $150 per team (make check or money order payable to the Erie Warhawks Youth Wrestling Club) to Erie Warhawks–One Pitch Tournament, 147 East 23rd. St., Erie, PA  16503.  To pay by credit card, please call Matt Selker at 814-860-9807.  Please send a team roster with your team’s name and each members name to  PLEASE REGISTER YOUR TEAM BY AUGUST 8, 2015.

For more information, please ‘LIKE” the Erie Warhawks Youth Wrestling Club on Facebook (CLICK HERE).

Hope to see you there!!  Sign-up today!