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December 22, 2006

For Release: National Deaf Prep Dual Wrestling Tournament in Fremont, California

From: CSDF - Dec 22, 2006

For Release 12/22/06
Contact: Bridgetta Bourne-Firl, Outreach Division
Phone: 510 794 3707
Fax: 510 794 2577

National Deaf Prep Dual Wrestling Tournament in Fremont

Fremont, California - - 19-20 January 2007 – California School for the Deaf (CSD) will host the 3rd annual National Deaf Prep Dual Tournament, an elite national deaf high school wrestling tournament in January. High school students and coaches will be flying in from eight different schools from all over the states. Teams from Connecticut, Arizona, Maryland, District of Columbia, Texas, Indiana, and California will be participating in the tournament. It is supposed to be the largest tournament in the last two years.

“Students at the California School for the Deaf are excited about the competitive tournament they will experience with peers from all over the country,” explained Athletic Director Len Gonzales, “This opportunity is one of the special times because the students will experience no communication barrier at all whether they are wrestling on the mat or waiting for their turn as everyone uses sign language.“

Complete tournament schedule may be viewed at the student-created website, The tournament website will be constantly updated with game results. The general public is welcome to attend the tournament which will be held in the gym at the school, 39350 Gallaudet Drive, Fremont.

The California School for the Deaf has an international reputation for its high quality educational program. CSD is a fully accredited, state-funded program for students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing living in Northern California. The school also provides services to the families with deaf children. Please contact the school at 510 794 3707 for further information or visit the student-produced website:

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