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2017 CUSAW Recognition Banquet & Foundation Kickoff

Honoring 2017 Colorado World Medalists, World Team Members & National Champions

December 27, 2017

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm or Conclusion

Sky Socks Stadium – Security Service Field

4385 Tutt Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO 80922

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Ticket Cost $50 (** 

Attire - Formal or Business Casual (Come as you are or dress up if you can!) 


4:30 – 6:15                  Colorado Wrestling Hello – Catch up and Mingle with Friends

6:15 – 7:15                  Dinner Served – Menu*

7:15 – 7:30                  Year in Review – Joe Betterman, Colorado State Chairman

7:30 – 7:45                  CUSAW Foundation – National Team Fundraising Goals

7:45 – 8:15                  Speakers – Olympic Athletes

8:15 – 8:30                  Selected 2017 CUSAW Highlights Video Reel  

8:30 – 9:15                  2017  Awards

Foundation Contributions - $100,000 goal for 2018.  These funds will be used for offsetting the cost of 2018 Colorado USA National Team Events (training, apparel, transportation, meals, hotel, registration & support). 

The 2018 CUSAW National Team Events:  Schoolboy Duals, Cadet Duals, Junior Duals and Fargo. 

All CUSAW contributions of any size are welcome and appreciated.  If you or your business plans to contribute to CUSAW Foundation we are encouraging donations to be sent to:  Goal Thermometer Sponsor Breakdown:  $2000 Gold, $1000 Silver, $500 Bronze, $250 (and below) for Copper. 

CUSAW already has two Gold contributors.  Foundation contributions are welcome before December 27.

Makes Checks payable to:

CUSAW and mail to:  CUSAW c/o Deborah Watson PO Box 1156   Fort Morgan, CO  80701

*Dinner Menu will be: Catered Buffet Style - Featuring Caesar Salad, Spring Salad, Rolls, Green Beans, Twice Baked Potatoes, Roasted Pitt Ham, Baked Chicken, Oven Roasted Tri-Tip with mushroom sauce & Desert Station.   

**2017 World Medalists, World Team Members & National Champions will be admitted at no cost.  Emails will be sent out or call.  Ticket price does not include alcoholic beverages, cash bar will be available.

CUSAW Board Positions Open Now!

If interested in any of the OPEN positions listed below, please contact Chair Joe Betterman ( by December 15th.  Descriptions are listed separately on this website.
  • MARKETING DIRECTOR (submit own job description as part of application)
  • TREASURER (existing treasurer will do bookkeeping and file tax report; new treasurer will attend meetings and oversee payments)

CUSAW - New Cadet Director Matt Paeth

Matt Paeth - New Cadet Director

10/31/2017, 7:00am MDT
By Matt Paeth - Posted by Paul Trygstad

Hello Everyone,

            I'm Matthew Paeth, your new Cadet Director. I am very excited to take on this new role and work with you. I look forward to helping CUSAW become a national power and be one of the best in the country. I am currently the head wrestling coach at Otero Junior College in La Junta, CO, feel free to come visit our new state-of-the-art wrestling facility. Please reach out to me with any questions or comments.


            Matthew Paeth

You can see the contact information for Matt on the Cadet Page or under the CUSAW Board of Directors Listing.  Welcome Matt.