A living tradition

Swiss wrestling

Two men trying to throw each other onto the ground in one fell swoop.

From the wrestling taster day for children to the women’s wrestling association or association and mountain wrestling festivals through to the Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival – we wrestle along.

We support the sport of Swiss wrestling

Tradition and customs, respect and fairness: these values, which are inherent to the sport of Swiss wrestling, are also cultivated and promoted by us. We have been a proud partner of the Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival since 2007. After Aarau, Frauenfeld, Burgdorf, Estavayer, Zug and Pratteln, we are also involved in ESAF 2025 Glarnerland+ as a royal partner.
In addition, we are a partner at national level for the Swiss National Wrestling Festival in Appenzell and the Unspunnen Wrestling Festival, which is one of the most important wrestling festivals in Switzerland.
The mountain wrestling festivals at Schwarzsee, on the Rigi, Weissenstein and Schwägalp as well as various sub-association and cantonal wrestling festivals can also count on our support.

As an official junior partner of the Swiss Wrestling Federation (ESV), we also support the “Wrestling Taster Days”, which are held annually in over 100 wrestling clubs throughout Switzerland. And we have also been promoting women’s wrestling since 2023 and are a royal partner of the Swiss Federal Women’s Wrestling Association (EFSV).

List of the largest Swiss wrestling festivals we sponsor:

  • 16 June 2024 – Northwestern Switzerland Wrestling Festival Lausen

  • 23 June 2024 – Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival Schwarzsee

  • 30 June 2024 – Northeast Swiss Wrestling Festival Meilen

  • 7 July 2024 – Central Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival Menzingen

  • 14 July 2024 – Rigi Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival

  • 20 July 2024 – Weissenstein Wrestling Festival

  • 11 August 2024 – Canton Berne Swiss Wrestling Festival Burgdorf

  • 18 August 2024 – Schwägalp Wrestling Festival

  • 7 September 2024 – Swiss Wrestling Taster Day

  • 8 September 2024 – ESV Jubiläums-Schwinget "appenzell 2024"

Insights into the ESAF

ESAF 2022 Pratteln – Official closing film

ESAF 2022 Pratteln – Migros Basel on a major mission

Other sponsored activities

There’s a lot to discover at our sponsored events, so make sure you’re there as we get Switzerland moving! We report extensively on these events in our stories.

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