Welcome to the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame

2019 Inductees Steffensmeier, Buzzard, Bahr, Corso, and Whitmer with plaques

IWHOF Class of 2019 Steffensmeier, Buzzard, Bahr, Corso, Whitmer

Our Purpose

The Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame seeks to promote amateur wrestling by honoring native Iowans.

The inaugural banquet was held in 1970. When we concluded the 50th annual awards banquet on April 08, 2019, our roster of inductees included 133 outstanding individuals for their contributions to amateur wrestling.

Join us every second Monday of April as we honor the latest Inductees into the Hall of Fame.

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Click to open IWHOF welcomes wrestling writer Andy Hamilton

IWHOF welcomes wrestling writer Andy Hamilton

The Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame welcomed a new friend to the Hall on Tuesday, April 22, 2021. Kyle Klingman, Dan Gable Museum Director, brought writer, Andy Hamilton to the IWHOF for the first time and we had lots of fun talking wrestling. We hope this isn’t the last time we get to visit!

Click to open Celebrating Black History Month at the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame

Celebrating Black History Month at the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame

As we celebrate Black History Month, we are recognizing
some of the many wrestlers who have made a significant impact.

We are especially proud of our IWHOF Inductees; Simon O. Roberts,
Dr. Jason Smith, Stewart Carter and Mike VanArsdale.
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