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DATE - UPDATED

7/2/15 - League Champions and Hold Values (Summer cycle, Steel Federation)
6/30/15 - IWA Report (Vol. 20, No. 9 - Summer, 2015)
6/30/15 - Hall of Fame (8 new inductees)
6/30/15 - Special Leagues (added TTL, updated MWL)
1/13/12 - Handbook (removed wrestler limits)
12/31/11 - Prices
2/25/05 - Contact Info

 

THE GOLD STANDARD CONTINUES

"Commissioner Mayhem here and I could sit here and say all sorts of things to get you to join my league, but my league truly does sell itself. Transfers are always free, so stop missing out on the BEST LEAGUE the IWA has ever known. Check out my latest report and BELIEVE THE HYPE! See you ringside!"

For the latest NBL Report, right click HERE and choose "Save Target As..." (you will be downloading a file with a size of 10.5MB).

 

DON'T MISS THIS SUPER CONTEST!

"I want the winner of the Mr. SHL contest to be the first SHL winner to become an instant millionaire! As commish, I am already offering $50,000 in imaginary money, and each wrestler who enters will have to pony up $50,000. Therefore, if there are 19 entries, that wrestler will earn $1,000,015. What does the 15 stand for? That is what makes it special: everyone in the IWA will know you won this prestigious contest, because 15 represents the year. The more entries, the bigger the pot, so there is no limit to what you can win. To top it off, I'm trying to convince the IWA to have the first SHL giveaway, where if you win the Mr. SHL contest, you will receive a free superhero/villain t-shirt! Please send in your wrestler's name by SHL bulletin #303 to both Kim and me, so she can deduct the money from your wrestler and add it to the pot. I am doing a PDF version of the Mr. SHL event that will be posted on the IWA website. Watch for it!"

 

THE IWA RINGSIDE MAGAZINE (updated 6/18)

For the latest issue, right click HERE and choose "Save Target As..." (you will be downloading a file with a size of 6.8MB).

 

YOU CAN'T GO WRONG!

Looking for Non-Stop Action? Check out the NAL in Diamond. Free Transfers.

"Hello, IWA faithful, it is the NAL Commissioner here. I recently took over as the commissioner of this league, and the NAL is looking for new talent. We're offering free transfers. Not only do you earn a shot at the Asiatic Championship if you take the NAL league title, you also can win IWA credit if cards reach 50. If that's not enough to sell you on the NAL, let's see if we can sweeten things up.

"Things are taking place in the NAL. A Gold Rush Tournament is being seeded as we speak, and the winner of the tournament will receive 2 free shots at any Commissioner Championship that are good for a year (think Money in the Bank). Commissioner Championship are defended each cycle and paid for by the commissioner. Get in before the big Non-stop Action League PPV, Scars and Stripes. Don't let the 10-wrestler limit scare you off; come show the IWA's big dogs you can hang with them and knock them off their perch.

"Give the NAL a try... How can you go wrong with a free transfer?"

 

MML UNDERGROUND (updated 6/1)

For the latest issue, right click HERE and choose "Save Target As..." (you will be downloading a file with a size of 1.1MB).

 

THIS IS HOW YOU "STEEL" THE SHOW

"Good day to you all. At this point, I need no introduction. Coming off our incredible EMERGENCE PPV, I need to do something extreme to push the envelope even further -- something that would once again remind you all why the NBL is at the top of the food chain and the home of some of the greatest superstars in the business. RETALIATION 2 is on the horizon, and I am pulling out all the stops to make this the greatest PPV event in the history of the IWA.

"Now, to some of you this may seem like a pretty far-fetched notion but, alas, this is a REALITY! At RETALIATION 2 I will be debuting our league's first-ever ELIMINATION CHAMBER match, and it will be for the coveted NBL World Heavyweight Championship. 6 men will enter, but only 1 will walk away with the most prestigious Mayhem title around. 6 separate pods (that's right... 6!!!) will encase 6 equally dangerous and hungry superstars, each ready to feast on the other's carcass. The first 2 combatants will be released randomly, so no one will know who will kick things off. Yes, my friends, this event will go down as truly groundbreaking and revolutionary.

"And that's not all. With our first-ever Women's Inaugural Championship Battle Royal, a huge Fatal 4-way to decide our next World Television Champion, and our current STABLECADE and WAR GAMES winners going head to head to decide once and for all who the better faction is, this PPV is shaping up to be the absolute best in IWA HISTORY! If you want a chance to be a part of the action, then join today and I may consider throwing you into the fire! We are THE GOLD STANDARD of excellence! See you ringside!"

(To see the full-sized image with a file size of 1.3MB, click HERE.)

 

CAN YOU STOP "THE MEXICAN RAMPAGE"?!?

The IWA and the Powers That Be in the Lone Wolf League are in dire need of your help! One of our biggest superstars has taken an unexpected turn to the dark side. This man's name is El Hijo Del Armas Archuleta, son of IWA Hall-of-Famer and MRL legend Armas Archuleta. We haven't been able to stop him and his crusade that he calls "The Mexican Rampage"! If you think you have what it takes to put an end to his crazed ways, please contact the LWL as soon as possible to lend your assistance before it is too late!

(For the full-sized image with a file size of 123K, click HERE.)

 

MATCH SELECTION SHEET AND CONTEST FORM

If you need another match form, right click HERE and choose "Save Target As..." (you will be downloading a file with a size of 63K).

For another State Wrestling entry form, right click HERE and choose "Save Target As..." (you will be downloading a file with a size of 40K).

These are PDF files, so Windows users will need to install the free Adobe Reader to print them out. Click HERE to open the download page in a new browser window.

 

CSL MATCH RESULTS

If you're a manager in the Center Stage League, click HERE to see the latest match results.

 

NWL MATCH RESULTS

Managers in the National Wrestling League can click HERE for the latest match results.

 

E-MAIL REMINDERS

Keep a copy of every e-mail you send us, and make sure iwa or IWA appears in the subject line to avoid any delays. If you do not receive a reply within 48 hours (not counting Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays), re-send your message. Kimberly replies to all legitimate e-mail.

Do not use attachments since your message will automatically be erased BEFORE it is opened or even previewed. This is to prevent the spread of computer viruses.

Finally, make sure to e-mail any matches, strategy changes, etc. at least 24 (and preferably more than 48) hours before your league will be processed.

 

RANKINGS AND ACTIVITY CHANGES

Your wrestler's number of stars, current point flow, and previous strategy total are now used as additional tie-breakers in our league rankings system. The new progression is as follows: activity status (active or inactive -- see next paragraph), having at least one win, number of wins over losses, total number of wins, number of stars, amount of imaginary money, number of ties, point flow, and strategy total from the previous cycle.

Also, each wrestler must initiate a one-on-one match to be considered active. Tag-team matches, six-man matches, and battle royal entries do not count toward activity. Inactive wrestlers cannot compete for major titles, so if you'd like to see your grappler's name in the IWA Report, don't forget to have him sign at least one singles match!

 

NEW ROOKIE LEAGUE POLICY

From now on, managers may not create new wrestlers or transfer existing wrestlers into rookie leagues without permission from both the league commissioner and IWA Management. This protection does not expire after a certain number of cycles: it ends when it is agreed that managers in the league are ready to compete against more experienced players.

We hope this change will provide those who are new to the game with a chance to hone their skills on a more even playing field.

The Special Leagues page contains a list of our rookie leagues.

 

AN EXCEPTION TO OUR STABLE INITIALS POLICY

Our policy against changing stable initials after a league has been processed, but before The IWA Report has been published, failed to address the special nature of the World Wrestling League. Since this league does not allow stable initials, managers are prevented from gaining recognition for their group on an IWA-wide basis should they win a major title.

Attaching stable initials in The Report alone should have zero impact on in-league angles and storylines, since the WWL doesn't even use them (and by "them" we mean stable initials; the WWL certainly uses angles and storylines!). Because we are also able to afford our snail mail players the same option, we see no reason to prohibit managers from having Report-only initials in this league.

Several members of the WWW stable pointed out this shortcoming in our policy, although it just as easily could have been any other stable had its wrestlers won major titles from that league. We're glad this special circumstance occurred at the beginning of the year since it allows all groups to start on equal footing. (Remember that the January issue of The IWA Report actually lists the major champions from the final cycle of the previous year.)

 

NEW POLICY FOR CHANGING NAMES AND/OR STABLE INITIALS

Effective immediately, wrestlers may only change their names and/or stable initials at the time their league is processed. As usual, Kimberly has been too nice in honoring requests, and we feel the situation is getting out of hand. Allowing these changes to occur between bulletin mailings can create confusion, and leave managers who choose to play via snail mail feeling "out of the loop" or like less-valued members of our wrestling family.

We want to use the Internet to provide conveniences for all who play our game, but that must be balanced with keeping the emphasis on the league bulletins -- where the action is! When wrestlers are permitted to change these attributes between bulletin mailings, it makes on-line activity just as important as league activity; it's as if time doesn't "pause" between bulletins #34 and #35 like it should, but instead continues on in some arena that exists only on the Internet. That's obviously not fair to our snail mail players.

So from now on, wrestler information must remain a reflection of what is printed in the league bulletins. This should ensure that everyone -- whether on-line or not -- will be on the same page. You can decide for yourself if that was intended to be a pun. :)

 

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