Funeral arrangements set for Mo Babi, Colorado state leader and active mat official, in Denver on Friday
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | April 11, 2019, 12:19 p.m. (ET)
USA Wrestling is sad to report the passing of Mohammadi (Mo) Babi, 72, of Denver, Colo., a longtime state leader in Colorado and an accomplished mat official, who passed away earlier this week.
Mo made a big impact on wrestling in his state but also on a national level, and has wrestling friends all around the nation.
The following information is the point of contact for the Mo Babi funeral:
Olinger Hampden Mortuary & Cemetery
8600 E Hampden Ave, Denver, CO 80231
The funeral will be a traditional Muslim graveside service on Friday, 12 April, at 2:30 p.m. MT. This is a time change from the first posting!!! The service is open to anyone wishing to attend.
Mo served a number of terms as the state chairperson of Colorado USA Wrestling. He was also a mat official, who regularly worked national, regional and local competitions, as well as some international events which were held in the USA. Babi also served on a number of USA Wrestling committees, helping grow and improve the organization in many areas. Most recently, Mo served as the Southern Plains representative to the Kids/Cadet Council Executive Committee.
He helped found the Cadet National Duals event, which was created in Colorado and grew to become one of the organization's top age-group competitions. The concept of bringing state association teams together for dual meet tournaments has become one of the organization's signature event activities.
The Babi family has been very active in USA Wrestling in many ways. His wife Pat, who was with Mo for 46 years, was an nationally respective pairings official and involved in Colorado USA Wrestling in a variety of leadership areas. His son Jason is an international mat official, and also involved as a state association leader, including serving as the state chairperson of Colorado USA Wrestling.
Mo's leadership and commitment to USA Wrestling and the sport has impacted the lives of thousands of wrestlers and their families.
Sympathy Cards and Memorials should be sent to Mr. Rod Cozzetto, 709 Crystal Lane, Pueblo CO 81006
Rest in Peace My Friend Mo Babi
Today the wrestling community lost an awesome USA Wrestling Official, an outstanding man and a great friend to many. I had the distinct pleasue of knowing Mo for the past 13 years and very proud to have called Mo Babi my friend! Our hearts go out to the Babi Family at their time of loss. Rest in Peace my friend. - Rudy, Louise, Rudy III, Raymond and Romeo Cortez and the entire organization of Team X-Treme Wrestling
CUSAW - Jefferson Brawl Tounament
at Thornton HS
Saturday - April 13, 2019
Next up, Team X-Treme Wrestling at Thornton HS for the Jefferson Brawl, Saturday April 13, 2019. Registration closes on Thursday, April 11th at midnight.
Click Here to Register -----> https://www.trackwrestling.com/registration/BasicPreReg1.jsp?tournamentGroupId=139054132
Congratulations and Thank you to our wrestlers and families who made the trip to Rocky Ford, Colorado
Team X-Treme Wrestling 2019 Greco Roman/Freestyle Team Building Trip
2019 CUSAW - Rocky Ford Freestyle Classic
Colorado's Oldest Running Freestyle Tournament
Saturday - April 6, 2019
Team X-Treme Wrestling will be traveling south supporting the Oldest Running Freestyle tournament in Colorado at the Rocky Ford Freestyle Classic Tournament, held at the Melon Dome in Rocky Ford Colorado. Team X-Treme Wrestling is X-Cited to use this wrestling event as our annual team building trip for 2019. Hotel stay, swimming, food and fun for all!
See you all soon!
Next up Jefferson @ Thornton HS!
2019 CUSAW - Team X-Treme Wrestling
Team Challenge Greco Roman / Freestyle
Tournament - Saturday, March 30, 2019
With the ending of the Colorado youth wrestling season with its first ever, true Colorado Youth Wrestling State Championships held at the Crown Plaza in Aurora, Colorado on March 2nd-3rd and the CHSAA High School State Wrestling Championships ending in February, held at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, and now the NCAA Division 1 in the record book, Team X-Treme Wrestling is proud to announce that they will be hosting and kicking off the 1st tounament of the 2019 CUSAW Greco Roman / Freestyle season on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Rangeview HS.
Good luck to all and congratulations to last years Greco Roman Team Champions - Mile High Wrestling Club and the 2019 Freestyle Team Champions - Knights Youth Wrestling.
Team X-Treme Wrestling would like to thank those that have supported our tournament the past 3 years and are looking forward seeing our friends on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Rangeview HS.
2019 Greco Roman/Freestyle Registration
If you missed registration night on Monday, feel free to register your wrestler BEFORE any practice that is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Rangeview HS. Practices are held from 6:30pm-8pm. We will close registration on Thursday, March 28, 2019.
If you have any questions or concerns about Team X-Treme Wrestling, please contact Coach Cortez at 303-808-8785 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking forward to a great season!!!
2019 Freestyle/Greco Roman Wrestling Season
Registration starts March 18, 2019
Registration for our 2019 Freestyle/Greco Roman wrestling season will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Rangeview HS from 6:30pm-8pm.
Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm-8pm, with competition's held on Saturdays. Season runs from March 18th thru Mid to late June 2019. This is a great opportunity for our youth and high school wrestlers to compete as one as we represent Aurora, Colorado.
Team X-Treme Wrestling will be hosting the first tournament of the 2019 Freestyle season on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Rangeview HS. Volunteer's will be needed in ALL areas. A volunteer sign up list will be sent out via email in the coming days. Please be sure to sign up.
To learn more about Greco Roman and Freestlye wrestling, visit the Colorado USA Wrestling website at www.cusaw.org Here you will also find the event schedule for the Greco/Freestyle season.
SPRING AND SUMMER WRESTLING CREATE WINTER CHAMPIONS
Registration and Parent Night
Monday, October 22, 2018
Youth Wrestling Program for Boys and Girls from Pre-K – 8TH Grade
Team Registration Night/Parent Meeting
Monday, October 22, 2018 from 6:30pm-7:30pm
Rangeview HS—17599 E. Iliff Ave.—Aurora, Co. 80013
Cost on Registration Night is $175.00/ wrestler
Registration fee includes: Team T-Shirt, Team Shorts, Secondary Medical Insurance through USA Wrestling (Limited USA Card) - (1) Individual and (1) Team Picture in a sports card holder - Practice time in a fun and safe environment at Rangeview HS - Coaching by Bronze Certified Coaches through USA Wrestling.
Wrestling season begins Monday - October 29, 2018 @ 6:30pm
Practices will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6:30pm-8pm @ Rangeview HS
Folkstyle season runs from October 29, 2018—ending March 2019
Team X-Treme is a wrestling program for kids ages 4-14. The club welcomes kids of all skill levels and offers both novice and experienced practices. Kids at Team X-Treme, have the opportunity to participate in tournaments all over Colorado and across the nation throughout the 2018-19 wrestling season. We strive to have a positive and fun learning environment for the wrestlers to grow to their full potential. Team X-Treme offers each wrestler the opportunity to learn new techniques and build their skill level while enjoying the spirit of competition. If you’re new to wrestling, we can help you get started. If you are a seasoned veteran, you will definitely be challenged to improve your skills.
Team X-Treme Wrestling is committed to the teaching and mentoring of our student’s mind, body, and spirit, in order to achieve excellence through the sport of wrestling. Being in an environment that fosters these principles will allow our students to develop the self-discipline, integrity, confidence, character, courage, dedication, and strong work ethic needed for future success, both on and off the mat. In partnership with the Aurora Public School District and or each individual wrestlers teachers at their respective school, Team X-Treme will be working closely together to not only build champions on the mat, but in the classroom as well. The structure of our program is to promote individual excellence from an unwavering commitment to being the best we can possibly be.
For more information about Team X-Treme Wrestling @ Rangeview HS, please call Coach Cortez at 303-808-8785 or visit our website at www.teamxtremewrestling.com You may also email your questions to email@example.com
5th Annual Team X-Treme Wrestling Meet & Greet BBQ/Pre-Registration
Meet and Greet BBQ / Pre-Registration
Saturday - September 29, 2018 – 11:00am-2:00pm
Great Plains Park—20100 E. Jewell Ave—Aurora, Colorado 80013
Early / Pre-Registration cost for the season is $125.00/wrestler
*** Team-X-Treme Wrestling offers a 15% discount for siblings (immediate family members) ***
NOTE: If you are unable to attend the Meet and Greet BBQ/ Pre-registration and would like to take advantage of the $125.00 Pre-Registration discount, please contact Coach Cortez at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a registration form. Complete registration form, mail registration form and check or Money Order to: Team X-Treme Wrestling, PO Box 470382—Aurora, Co. 80047
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