Girls High School wrestling is one of the fastest growing sports. There are currently 12 states that recognize girls wrestling as a stand-alone sport and sponsor a state championship. More states are sure to add girls wrestling in the near future. In the last year alone 7 of the 12 states were added.
States with Girl's
Programs continue to be added at the collegiate level to keep up with the demand of the increasing High School girls wrestling participation numbers. There are currently 48 programs in the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association.
The 48 programs are located in 22 American states with one program in Canada. The 48 varsity sponsored college wrestling programs are at NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA, and NWAC schools.