Culver City, CA – The Open Mat (TOM) has partnered with the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation (www.xcgif.org) and USA Wrestling to raise funds for wounded veterans. The fundraiser begins January 16, 2017, and ends March 12, 2017. Fans of wrestling can help raise money for the foundation through donations via TOM website. For every $5.00 donated by an individual or company, that donation will receive one entry for the Ultimate Wrestling Weekend.
The Ultimate Wrestling Weekend is our thank you for supporting the foundation. The winner will receive:
- Free hotel accommodations in Las Vegas, NV during the 2017 US Open Wrestling tournament.
- Two VIP Tickets to the US Open
- Dinner with Randy Couture
- Tour of the Xtreme Couture facility
- Dinner with a USA wrestling Legend
The winner will be announced at the Missouri Border Brawl on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in St. Louis, MO.
TOM ( http://theopenmat.com ) is dedicated to covering the sport of wrestling and supporting the sport as a whole. “As a company, we are very excited to take on this imitative and support our Veterans, the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation and USA Wrestling.” Said Alex Steen, TOM Editor and Veteran.
All proceeds raised from this will be donated directly to the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation and USA Wrestling. The Xtreme Couture GI Foundation, ( http://www.xcgif.org ) a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation, was founded by Randy Couture in 2009 to honor the veterans of America’s armed forces. The foundation was specially formed to raise money and awareness for those wounded in action and their families. ” I wore Army green for 6 years and I know the sacrifice and courage these brave men and women take every day to uphold our nation’s military doctrine and protect the American way of Life,” said Randy Couture, Founder of Xtreme Couture GI Foundation.
USA Wrestling ( http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Wrestling ) is the National Governing Body for the Sport of Wrestling in the United States and, as such, is its representative to the United States Olympic Committee. USA Wrestling, guided by the Olympic Spirit, provides quality opportunities for its members to achieve their full human and athletic potential.