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DCSAA ADDS TWO NEW WINTER STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

By Josh Barr, 12/08/21, 7:15PM EST

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Wrestling and swimming beginning this winter sports season.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2021 

DCSAA ADDS TWO NEW WINTER STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The District of Columbia State Athletic Association, continuing to expand opportunities for student-athletes, will hold state championships in wrestling and swimming beginning this winter sports season. 

The DCSAA Wrestling State Championship will be held Saturday, February 19 at Gonzaga College High School. 

The DCSAA Swimming State Championships will be that same week, with the diving competition taking place on Tuesday, February 15 at the Wilson Aquatic Center and the swimming events taking place on Wednesday, February 16 at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Center Aquatic Center. 

The DCSAA Indoor Track and Field Championships are also on February 15, while the DCSAA Boys and Girls Basketball Championship Games are set for March 6. 

“The DCSAA is ecstatic to conduct state championships in both wrestling and swimming/diving this winter and provide additional opportunities for our student-athletes to compete,” DCSAA Executive Director Kenny Owens said. “High school sports play such an important role in the lives of so many youths. As we saw with the recent DCSAA State Championships in fall sports, our student-athletes look forward to these events with incredible anticipation. We can’t wait to crown wrestlers, swimmers and divers as state champions!” 

To learn more about the District of Columbia State Athletic Association, please visit www.dcsaasports.org.  

CONTACT: Josh Barr, josh.barr@dc.gov 

About the District of Columbia State Athletic Association  

The District of Columbia State Academic Association has served District of Columbia public schools, public charter schools, and independent private and parochial schools since 2012. Studies regularly show that students who participate in extracurricular activities generally are better prepared to succeed beyond high school and under DCSAA guidance, student-athlete participation has risen 44 percent. DCSAA empowers its members.