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12/14/23 – Wrestling Mat Offer & Scholarship Opportunity

December 14, 2023 Athletic Department Blog Updates


Member schools interested in purchasing a new mat for their wrestling program are encouraged to take advantage of the discount offer from EZ Flex detailed below. Information is also included in this message regarding a new scholarship opportunity created for a senior wrestler by the family of Max Emerson.


Take advantage of the year’s biggest savings with a tournament demo mat from the 2024 KHSAA State Wrestling Championships! Customize a 42′ x 40′ x 1-5/8″ EZ Flex wrestling mat with your colors and artwork (additional charge for artwork) for your school for use at the 2024 State Tournament, and save up to $2,000. Mats are backed by the standard EZ Flex Five-Year Limited Warranty and are available for pickup immediately following the event.

Don’t miss out, contact Ben Anderson at EZ Flex asap to reserve a tournament mat today!

Ben Anderson
Phone: 877-939-3539

Established by the family of Max Emerson, any senior wrestler (male or female) in the Commonwealth of Kentucky pursuing any type of higher education (proof of enrollment to be supplied in fall) is eligible to apply for the $1,000 scholarship.

Qualities of the Max Emerson Champions Find a Way Wrestling Scholarship recipient:

  • HardworkingTeam centered
  • Coachable
  • Positive “can do” attitude
  • Has overcome adversity of some kind
  • Loves the sport of wrestling
  • Never gives up
  • Exemplifies the motto “Champions Find a Way”

How to apply (must include both):

Deadline to apply: January 30, 2024 at 12 a.m.

The winner will be presented with their award at the State Tournament.

Questions? Please contact Chandra Emerson at


About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 290 member schools, both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 229 state championships to 59 teams and 178 individuals in 13 sports and six sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 109,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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