New York - Downstate Chapter

Official State Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

2024 Downstate New York Chapter of the NWHOF Banquet

2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame AWARDS AND INDUCTION BANQUET

Saturday, April 13th 2024

Registration Information

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  • Peter Barros, Lifetime Service to Wrestling

  • Brian DeGaetano, Lifetime Service to Wrestling

  • Michael Leonard, Lifetime Service to Wrestling

  • Dan Mayo, Lifetime Service to Wrestling

  • John Szokoli, Lifetime Service to Wrestling

  • Antoni Walters, Lifetime Service to Wrestling

The Downstate New York Chapter was established in 1992.

The Chapter was created to bring awareness to our endless pursuit of our goals.

The goals of our Chapter include:

• To preserve the history of wrestling.
• To market wrestling.
• To assist existing youth programs in wrestling.
• To honor outstanding individuals.

We welcome you, and continue to pursue awareness for the athletes, coaches, and schools involved with the great sport of wrestling.

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