About Wrestling Canada Lutte
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About Wrestling Canada Lutte

About Us

Wrestling Canada Lutte is the national sport governing body for Olympic style wrestling in Canada. Among its responsibilities, the association selects and prepares Canada’s teams that participate in international competitions including Continental Championships, World Championships and major multi-sport Games (ie. Olympic Games).

Who we serve

Wrestling Canada Lutte serves a number of stakeholders to further its mission. The organization is committed to working in closer alignment with its provincial and territorial partners to deliver world-class programs and services to athletes, coaches, and officials. Wrestling Canada Lutte recognizes the significant contribution that the secondary and post-secondary school system makes to the growth of the sport and will continue to strengthen the relationship it has with these academic institutions.

What we do

The National Office of Wrestling Canada Lutte, in partnership with provincial and territorial wrestling organizations, provides a number of core services and programs to its members, in carrying out its mission. In addition, the National Office often plays a leadership role in advancing the sport of wrestling both domestically and internationally.

Wrestling Canada Lutte has confirmed the following six long-term strategic goals that it will continue to work towards achieving:

  • Coordinating and assisting wrestlers, coaches, managers, trainers and officials in the pursuit of excellence in wrestling, regionally, provincially, nationally and internationally.
  • Promoting the sport of amateur wrestling in Canada through its members and to the public at large.
  • Unifying the sport of wrestling by providing the necessary leadership.
  • Encouraging and developing the widest participation and highest proficiency in Olympic wrestling in Canada.
  • Managing and governing the organization according to best practices and industry standards.
  • Improving the skill and technical knowledge of wrestlers, coaches, managers, trainers and officials in Canada.


To be a leading wrestling nation through the growth and development of wrestling in Canada and through consistent international podium success.


In cooperation with our members and partners, WCL provides leadership and support to athletes, coaches, officials and support staff in the pursuit of national and international podium success.



  • We instill the love of wrestling in everything we do
  • We go the extra distance


  • We strive for continuous improvement
  • We compete to win


  • We embrace and accept our individual differences
  • We show consideration for one another


  • We are accountable for our actions
  • We stand up for what we believe in

2020 Strategic Framework



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