State Chapters

Purpose of the State Chapters

The Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum established the State Chapter program in 1993.

The purpose is to pay tribute to those coaches, officials and contributors who represent the best qualities of what the sport of wrestling has to offer and who share those characteristics with young people day in and day out.

Nomination Information

Lifetime Service To Wrestling
Given in recognition of 20 years or more of dedication to the development of leadership and citizenship in the youth through the sport of wrestling.

Outstanding American
Given to former wrestlers who are highly successful in other walks of life and use the disciplines learned in wrestling in their profession.

Medal of Courage
A former wrestler who has overcome what appear to be insurmountable challenges, which may be physical, mental or other disabilities that make their achievements all the more uplifting.


State Chapter Director

Krista Graff
State Chapter Office
405 West Hall of Fame Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74075

Phone: (405) 742-4470

Our Mission: To honor the sport of wrestling by preserving its history, recognizing extraordinary individual achievements, and inspiring future generations