For instructions and to sign up for the 2021 IKWF wrestling season please see: https://www.lakelandpredators.com/event/lakeland-predators/


October 28, 2020, 8:36 pm

IHSA wrestling officially moved to April-June, we will keep an eye out for any announcement from IKWF regarding the 01/02/2021 start date for youth practices and season.

October 26, 2020, 1:25 pm
First There Training Facility - Registration

As a reminder this is the last week to register before the start of November training at First There Training Facility. Please feel free to PM or email with any questions. [email protected]


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October 21, 2020, 4:18 am
USA Wrestling Membership

If you missed the email, we wanted to let everyone know that there is an opportunity to get some training in. First There Training Facility has openings for our wrestlers that are interested in getting some mat time. There will be some familiar faces there at every age group. We will also be having a practice once a week there that will be led by Predator coaches. This will be Thursdays at 6:30pm. This is set up for November and December. IKWF is slated to start January 2, tentatively. We will let everyone know our plans for the season as that date approaches.

In the mean time, if you are interested in getting your wrestler going then there are a couple of steps you have to complete. First, visit https://www.usawmembership.com/login and purchase a USA Wrestling card. Make sure to affiliate your wrestler by selecting Lakeland Predators WC. Second, register him/her at https://www.firsttheretrainingfacility.com/registration for their appropriate age group and fill out Covid-19 waivers as they are following Wisconsin’s safety guidelines. These practices are drop off and pick up only. No parents are allowed to hang around inside to help limit exposure to wrestlers and staff. Registration is open and will fill up fast. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

September 21, 2020, 1:46 pm

Predator Parents - Please be sure to fill out our 2020/2021 Lakeland Predator Parent Survey as soon as possible. We will be using this information to decide how we safely return to the mat for the 2020/2021 wrestling season. Links to the survey were sent out via email as well as TeamSnap- please reach out if you did not receive a link.

Thank you!

August 9, 2020, 11:42 pm
IKWF – Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation

Predator parents- please see the link below for information regarding the upcoming wrestling season. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to a board member.


IKWF Return to Wrestling Plan for the 2020-21 season This upcoming IKWF season will be like no other we have ever had in our 50 history. The IKWF, IL/USAW, and USAW priority is the safety and well-being of our wrestlers, coaches, officials, and volunteers.The IKWF and IL/USAW will strictly follow th...

July 29, 2020, 10:00 pm

Predator Familes - Please check your email / TeamSnap for an important announcement regarding year end awards and pictures. Thank you for your patience!

July 27, 2020, 1:20 pm
Photos from Lakeland Predators Wrestling Club of Antioch Illinois's post

Congrats to our Lakeland Predators who have been working hard and competed this weekend at USA Nationals in Bettendorf Iowa. Both earned All American status with Grady taking 2nd and Lila taking 5th. #topofthefoodchain #predatorstrong

July 13, 2020, 12:43 pm

Congratulations to several Predators who have been working hard this off-season who had big results at the “King of the Ring” wrestling tournaments his past week in NW Indiana. We are proud of you!

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The Lakeland Predators Wrestling Club was founded in 1978 in an effort to give as many local grade school aged kids as possible the opportunity to wrestle. Based at Antioch Community High School, we are convenient to families in the Chain of Lakes region in northern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin. We strive to be flexible, low maintenance and affordable. With a focus on sportsmanship- we teach kids to wrestle, work hard, and have fun while providing competitive opportunities for both inexperienced and experienced wrestlers. We are members of the Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation and our club members are carded by USA Wrestling.