December 18, 2012
Seventy-six teams from Texas and Louisiana are expected to compete in the CFISD Invitational Wrestling Tournament, set for Jan. 4-5 at the Berry Center.
Dec. 17, 2012—CFISD will host its 11th annual CFISD Invitational Wrestling Tournament— the largest varsity boys’ and girls’ wrestling tournament in the country—at the Berry Center Jan. 4-5, 2013.
The event is expected to draw 76 boys’ and girls’ teams from some of the top programs throughout Texas and Louisiana.
The tournament will feature 14 wrestling mats on both the Berry Center arena floor and the conference rooms.
“I started this tournament 11 years ago with 12 to 16 teams, and now it’s become our pride and joy to host it at a great venue like the Berry Center. We look forward to it every year,” said Tim Ray, Cypress Ridge head wrestling coach and tournament director. “We have some of the biggest powerhouse programs in the state coming. All our wrestlers in the district look forward to this because they get to see where they size up against the best in the state.”
Tickets will be sold at the gate for $5 for adults and $3 for students. Wrestling will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 and conclude at approximately 6 p.m., then begin again at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. The finals are expected to begin at 2 p.m. on Jan. 5. For more information, go to www.berrycenter.net.