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The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) at one point was a professional wrestling governing body which has historically been the largest league of independent wrestling promotions in the world also referred to as "territories" as they each generally covered and controlled a certain geographic location. The territories are all independent professional wrestling promotions who are loosely affiliated with each other through their membership of the NWA and at time cross promote wrestlers or championships from other promotions. From 1974 up until the mid-1980s the Territories were very well defined and was able to sanction/influence wrestling promoters outside the NWA, but since the expansion of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) and the secession of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1991 the NWA has less influence on non-NWA members.

The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is a professional wrestling governing body which has historically been the largest league of independent wrestling promotions in the world also referred to as "territories" as they each generally covered and controlled a certain geographic location. The territories are all independent circuit professional wrestling promotions who are loosely affiliated with each other through their membership of the NWA and at time cross promote wrestlers or championships from other promotions. From 1974 up until the mid-1980s the Territories were very well defined and was able to sanction/influence wrestling promoters outside the NWA, but since the expansion of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) and the secession of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1991 the NWA has less influence on non-NWA members.

Past NWA Members

  • NWA 360°
  • All Action Wrestling (Australia)
  • All Japan Pro Wrestling
  • All-Star Pro Wrestling
  • NWA All Star Wrestling
  • American Wrestling Association
  • NWA Appalachia
  • NWA Atlanta
  • NWA Atlantic Canada
  • NWA Bayou Independent Wrestling
  • Big Time Wrestling
  • Big Time Wrestling (San Francisco)
  • NWA Branded Outlaw Wrestling
  • Capitol Sports Promotions / World Wrestling Council
  • Capitol Wrestling Corporation / World Wide Wrestling Federation
  • NWA Central States Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Championship International Wrestling
  • Championship Wrestling from Florida
  • Dominicana De Espectaculos
  • NWA Elite Championship Wrestling
  • Eastern Championship Wrestling
  • Eastern Sports Association
  • Eastern Sports Enterprises
  • Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre
  • Foothills Athletic Club / Big Time Wrestling / Stampede Wrestling
  • Fred Kohler Enterprises
  • NWA Gulf Coast
  • Harry Light Wrestling Office
  • NWA Heart of America / NWA Central States
  • NWA Hollywood
  • NWA Indianapolis
  • Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance
  • John J. Doyle Enterprises / California Wrestling Office / Hollywood Wrestling
  • Jim Crockett Promotions / Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Houston
  • NWA Iowa
  • Korean Wrestling Association
  • NWA Main Event Pro Wrestling
  • Manhattan Booking Agency / Manhattan Wrestling Enterprises
  • NWA Mid-America
  • NWA Mid-Atlantic
  • Mid-Pacific Promotions
  • NWA Mid South Pro Wrestling
  • Minneapolis Boxing and Wrestling Club
  • NWA Montana
  • Montreal Wrestling
  • NWA Nebraska
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling
  • NWA New Jersey / NWA Championship Wrestling America
  • NWA New Zealand
  • NWA Pacific Northwest
  • Maple Leaf Wrestling
  • Mid South Sports / Georgia Championship Wrestling
  • Midwest Wrestling Association
  • NWA New Breed Wrestling Association
  • NWA New Mexico
  • NWA Next Level Wrestling
  • NWA Old School Wrestling
  • NWA R.A.G.E. (Renegade Alliance of Grappling Entertainment)
  • Salt Lake Wrestling Club
  • NWA San Francisco
  • NWA Smoky Mountain
  • NWA Southeast Championship Wrestling / Continental Championship Wrestling
  • Southwestern States Enterprises
  • Southwest Sports
  • NWA Showtime All-Star Wrestling (Southern All-Star Wrestling)
  • St. Louis Wrestling Club
  • NWA Supreme
  • NWA Sports Entertainment Wrestling
  • NWA Texas Stampede Wrestling
  • NWA Texoma Pride
  • NWA Top of Texas
  • Tulsa Promotions / Leroy McGuirk's Championship Wrestling / Tri-States Wrestling / Midwest Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Vendetta Pro Wrestling
  • NWA World Class
  • NWA World Wide Wrestling
  • NWA Wrestling Revolution
  • Upstate Athletic Club / Buffalo Athletic Club / Erie Athletic Club
  • World Championship Wrestling (Australia)
  • World Championship Wrestling
  • World Class Championship Wrestling

Since 1993

The following promotions joined the NWA after the 1993 reorganization, and have since withdrawn or ceased operations.

  • NWA 2000
  • NWA Absolute Entertainment
  • NWA Green Mountain / NWA Addicted / NWA Green Mountain
  • NWA New England / NWA Cold Front
  • All-Star Championship Wrestling
  • NWA All-Star Wrestling
  • Allied Powers Wrestling Federation
  • Alternative Pro Wrestling
  • Alternative Wrestling Show
  • NWA Anarchy
  • NWA Georgia
  • NWA New South
  • NWA Blue Ridge
  • NWA Bodyslam
  • Brew City Wrestling
  • NWA California
  • Canadian Wrestling Federation
  • NWA Capital
  • NWA Carolinas
  • Central States Wrestling
  • Championship Pro Wrestling
  • Championship Wrestling From Hollywood
  • Championship Wrestling from Florida
  • Championship Wrestling Incorporated
  • NWA Charlotte
  • NWA Chattanooga
  • NWA Cold Front
  • NWA Coastal
  • Dakota Pro Wrestling
  • NWA DAWG
  • Deep Southern Championship Wrestling
  • Dynamo Pro Wrestling
  • Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Empire
  • Empire Wrestling Federation
  • Explosive Pro Wrestling
    Wrestle Rampage#History: Beginnings as EPW Adelaide|Explosive Pro Wrestling Adelaide
  • NWA Florida
  • NWA Force One Pro Wrestling
  • NWA Full Throttle Action
  • NWA Fusion
  • Fusion Pro Wrestling
  • NWA Wildside|NWA Georgia
  • NWA Germany
  • NWA Great Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Great Lakes Wrestling
  • Gulf Coast Wrestling Alliance
  • NWA Hawaii/IXWF
  • High Risk Wrestling
  • ICWA - NWA France
  • Frontier Championship Wrestling
  • Impact Zone Wrestling
  • NWA Indiana
  • Inoki Genome Federation
  • Insane Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Intermountain Wrestling Revolution
  • International Independent Wrestling
    Impact Independent Wrestling
  • International Wrestling Association (Puerto Rico)|International Wrestling Association
  • IWA Mid-South
  • NWA Midwest / IWA Japan
  • NWA Ireland
  • NWA Liberty States
  • NWA Lucha Chicago
  • Mach One Wrestling
  • NWA Main Event
  • Metro Pro Wrestling
  • NWA Mexico
  • NWA Michigan
    NWA Great Lakes
  • Mid-American Wrestling
  • Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Mid-South
  • NWA Midwest
  • Mr. Chainsaw Pro Wrestling
  • Mountain Empire Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Music City Wrestling / NWA Worldwide
  • NEO Japan
  • New England Championship Wrestling
  • NWA New South
  • NWA New York
  • NWA Northeast
  • North American Wrestling Association
  • NWA North Jersey
  • Ohio Valley Wrestling|NWA Ohio Valley
  • NWA On Fire
  • NWA Optimum
  • Paradise Pro Wrestling / Lucha Americana International
  • Pennsylvania Wrestling Alliance
  • NWA Platinum
  • NWA Premier
  • NWA ProSouth Wrestling
  • NWA Pro Wrestling
  • Pro Wrestling Evolution
  • NWA Georgia
  • Pro Wrestling Fusion
  • Pro Wrestling Next
  • Pro Wrestling Revolution
  • NWA Pro Wrestling Xpress
  • NWA Quebec Pro Wrestling / NWA Quebec
  • Rebellious Wrestling Federation
  • NWA Ring Warriors
  • Rising Phoenix Wrestling
  • NWA Rocky Mountain
  • NWA Rocky Top
  • Scottish Wrestling Alliance
  • NWA Cyberspace
    NWA Shockwave
  • SoCal Pro Wrestling
  • NWA South Atlantic
  • NWA Southwest
  • Sunray Pro Wrestling
  • NWA Supreme
  • NWA Top Rope
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / NWA TNA
  • Total Championship Wrestling
  • NWA Southwest
  • Total Wrestling Explosion
  • Ultimate NWA
  • Ultra Championship Wrestling-Zero|NWA Ultra Championship Wrestling-Zero
  • NWA Underground
  • Undisputed Championship Wrestling
  • NWA UK Hammerlock
  • NWA Universal
  • Upstate Pro Wrestling
  • NWA Velocity
  • Victory Independent Pro Wrestling
  • NWA Wales
  • NWA WarZone
  • NWA Washington
  • West Coast Wrestling Connection
  • NWA West Virginia
    NWA West Virginia/Ohio
    NWA Tri-State
  • NWA WildKat
  • NWA Wild West
  • NWA Wisconsin
  • NWA Wrestle Birmingham
  • Xplosion Nacional de Lucha Libre
  • NWA Alabama Pro Wrestling
    NWA Xtreme
  • Xtreme Limit Wrestling
  • Pro Wrestling Zero1
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