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Don Jung 31st. Annual FreeStyle & No-Gi Grappling

Golden Gate Wrestling

Golden Gate Wrestling (GGWC) is proud to announce its 31th annual non-profit fund raising event 22-24 September 2017 in San Francisco.

GGWC has been a 501c4/501c3 non-profit for 31 years developing programs for coaches and running high school, adult, and Camp Grappling Youth Wrestling programs within San Francisco Department of Parks & Recreation. This Don Jung event is our largest fund raiser, so please consider competing, donating, or volunteering.
As the founding member of the international Wrestlers WithOut Borders (WWB), GGWC welcomes wrestlers/grapplers of all ages, races, genders and orientations into a safe, non-elitist environment, adhering to the policies and procedures as set forth by United World Wrestling (UWW).
As the official Gay Games sanctioning body and voting delegate to the Federation of Gay Games (FGG), WWB has assisted in the planning and running of past Gay Games wrestling/no-gi grappling tournaments.

Event Schedule:

  • Friday 9/22 6pm - 9pm upstairs EVRC: Eureka Valley Recreation Center (EVRC) in the Castro (click here for map)
    Meet-Greet check-in orientation weigh-ins open-mat clinics move-mats-downstairs dinner-locally-in-Castro
    Polyester Wicking Training RashGuard T-Shirt (click here for SWAG)
  • Saturday 9/23 12 Noon - 5pm Mark Bingham Memorial Gymnasium of EVRC: Pairings-Brackets Rules-Clinic Tournament
  • Saturday 9/23 7pm Awards-Banquet Casa Dermody (click here for map)
  • Sunday 9/24 All Day Folsom St. Fair Fund Raiser Beer Booth and Demo Mat Area (click here for map)


  • EVENT REGISTRATION (Credit Card and PayPal services) (click here)
  • To purchase a USAW/UWW Membership Card (click here) (Then Print, Read, Sign, and bring to your first practice)
  • Required Competition Gear: (Singlet & ASICS shoes for FreeStyle; Compression T-Short & Shorts with optional ASICS shoes for No-Gi Grappling)
  • Requisite PaperWork (Forms/Instructions if LOCAL San Francisco Bay Area and joining GGWC to compete in the 31st. Don Jung Memorial Tournament) (click here for PDF) (Then Print, Read, Sign, and bring to you first practice)
  • Team GGWC encourages LOCAL San Francisco Bay Area competitors to join us as we prepare for Paris Gay Games X 2018 (click here to join)
  • Stay Informed! The GGWCPractice eMail ListServ eMails you all GGWC announcements, lets you post your own, and tells you who is training when/where before you trek to EVRC. Send an Email to GGWCPractice-subscribe@YahooGroups.com with a brief message as to your intentions (this is moderated ListServ). (click here to Send the eMail)

For information contact Founder/Coach Gene Dermody (click here)