One of the largest sporting events in the state regarded as the state’s best wrestling tournament begins today in Riverton. It’s the 21st Annual Ron Thon tournament, with a roster of 45 teams and their supporters coming into town for the next several days.
Today’s event begins with weigh-ins at RHS following by JV wresting competition at 9 at the Middle School Gymn and the varsity wrestlers hitting the mat at 10 a.m. at RHS
Saturday’s events begin with weigh ins at 8 a.m. JV matches being at 8 at the Middle School and varsity competition starts at 9:15 at the High School.
A highlight of this year’s tournament is a college match featuring Western Wyoming College and Northwest College. That event takes place before the placing rounds.
Admission for a two day pass is $20 for Adults and $10 for students. A single-day pass is $12 and $8 respectively. The Championship session is $5 for both Adults and Students.