May 18, 2016

American Dreams Foundation Announces the 2016 All Class Wrestling Scholarship Recipients. Over $90,000 in scholarships awarded to Florida high school wrestlers. CLICK HERE for details.


2015-2016
All Class Wrestling Showcase Discontinued

Coaches, Wrestlers, Families and Supporters,

As the 2015-16 FHSAA season kicks off, we regret to announce that the Florida All Class Wrestling Showcase will not be held this year.

When American Dreams Foundation developed and announced the All Class Wrestling Showcase in 2011 we had a vision of seeing all three FHSAA division champs battling it out to prove who’s truly number one in Florida.  This also gave us an opportunity to support the best of the best student athletes – State placewinner caliber wrestlers – as they pursue their educational pursuits beyond high school.  We are proud to announce that nearly $300,000 was awarded to participating, qualified athletes in the four years of the Florida All Class Wrestling Showcase.

Unfortunately, broad support from the top athletes and programs never materialized. While we did witness some great bouts – a few state final rematches and some state champ matchups – the overall turnout was not sufficient to warrant holding the Showcase any longer.

We are reviewing ways to continue our support for top caliber Florida wrestlers, and will still be sponsoring the All Star (CFWA/SoFlo) Disney Duals squad, which last year finished 3rd and brought All American honors to Florida.

We are also exploring alternate scholarship opportunities and the future possibility of establishing a true All Class Tournament in some form that ensures that a large majority of  the best wrestlers participate.

Our sincere thanks go out to Coaches Palazzo and Bird, all the Lake Highland, CFWA and Osceola families and all the coaches, parents and athletes who supported the All Class Showcase.

Good luck in your future wrestling season!

Larry and Patrick White, American Dreams Foundation


In the News

“Spotlight On Success.”
Connor and Jared Prince are both Florida state champions in wrestling, recent graduates of Palm Harbor University High School and will attend the U.S. Naval Academy. Let’s meet these twins and find out what drives them both on the wrestling mat and in the classroom. Read more…

April 4, 2015
Wrestler Jiovenetta is fifth at Virginia All-American meet. Read more…

March 26, 2015
The State’s best wrestlers made their way to Osceola High School on Saturday over to take part in the 5th Annual Florida All Class Wrestling Showcase.Read more…

January 12, 2015
Florida’s Russ Cozart and Carmen Jackson named 2014 NFHS National Coaches of the Year. Read more…

December 7, 2014
Coker College freshman wrestler & All Class alumni, Luis Peguero featured in the “Cobra Spotlight”. Read more…

November 16, 2014
Virginia Tech freshman & All Class alumni, Jake Spengler took 2nd place at 157 lbs in the NC State Wolfpack Open. Read more…

November 14, 2014
Palm Harbor University wrestler Jared Prince, coming off a third-place finish at a national competition in North Carolina, is receiving more recognition. The highly recruited senior was listed as WIN Magazine’s No. 1 ranked grappler at 132-pounds. Prince is preparing for a run at a third-straight state championship this year. He won as a 120-pounder in 2012 and at 126-pounds last year. Read more…

November 11, 2014
New York Wrestling News – Weight Class Rankings: State-by-State Breakdown. Read more…

October 28, 2014
Super 32 Challenge Preview – InterMat High School Analyst. Over recent years, the Super 32 Challenge has served as a key measuring stick for the high-end high school wrestler. Read more…

October 14, 2014
The Open Mat (TOM) Clinch Gear High School Individual Rankings – TheOpenMat.com has released its second edition of the 2014-15 Clinch Gear National High School Wrestling Rankings. The off-season rankings will do its best to identify weight changes and school changes (if any). During the off-season, wrestlers from the same school may be ranked at the same weight class. During the season, rankings will be limited to one wrestler per weight per school. Read more…

October 3, 2014
WIN’s 2014-15 Preseason National High School Rankings include All Class Wrestlers: Kyle Norstrem, Jared Prince, Fox Baldwin, Patricio Lugo, Dontae McGee, Sawyer Root and Chris Gavoroso. Read more…

March 3, 2014
Sports Illustrated spotlights Palm Harbor University High wrestlers who are twins. Read more…

February 22, 2014
Bright House Sports Network – Watch as the top state wrestling finishers compete at Florida All Class Showcase at Osceola High School. Watch here…

February 21, 2014
State wrestlers Jesse Fulk, Fox Baldwin put friendship ahead of winning. Read more…

February 15, 2014
Bright House Sports Network – Top state wrestling finishers to compete at Florida All Class Showcase. Watch here…

February 2, 2014
InterMat Staff – Nationally ranked Baldwin commits to Virginia. Read more…

September 27, 2013
WIN’s 2013-14 Preseason High School Rankings
Individual rankings follow the team ranks. Read more…

April 3, 2013
2013 High School Wrestlers of the Year – WIN-magazine Florida Wrestler of the Year: Kevin Norstrem (138), senior, Brandon. Read more…

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