- Through recognition of those who have demonstrated these characteristics while achieving or developing excellence in the sport as wrestlers, coaches, and contributors.
- Through recognition of those who have demonstrated these characteristics while achieving excellence in other walks of life after participating in wrestling.
- Through the maintenance of documentation and memorabilia that depicts and preserves the history of the sport.
- Through stimulation and encouragement of those who establish and conduct activities at all levels nationwide.
- Through the development of State Chapters that will continuously strive to enhance the image of the sport of wrestling at the state and national levels.
Upstate New York Chapter