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DATE: High School Boys = October 25th, 2014 - 9:00am (Will Finish in one day)
8th Grade and Below = October 26th, 2014 - 9:00am (Will finish in one day)
High School Girls = October 26th, 2014 - 9:00am (Will Finish in one day)
SITE: Cedar Falls, Iowa - University of Northern Iowa - UNI Dome
ELIGIBILITY: Grade School (1st - 6th Grade), Middle School (7th, 8th grade) and High School (9th - 12th Grade) wrestlers ONLY.
CUT-OFF: We can only accept the first 1500 High School Boys, first 1500 8th grade and below and first 200 High School Girls. This tournament sold out last year. Make sure you don’t miss out and register ASAP.
RULES: Modified National Federation Rules—Folkstyle Due to time constraints, we will NOT be using the "new" overtime rules implemented for High Schools in the 2006-07 season. Any matches that go into overtime will use the "old" rules: 1 minute sudden death overtime, if no score, followed by tiebreaker ride out (first to score in regulation gets choice)
NEW FOR 2014: We have added a 100 pound weight class for the Freshman / Sophomore division. We are also awarding top 8 in the 8th grade and below divisions. We are no longer charging to change a weight.
FOOTBALL PLAYERS: If you are a High School wrestler and you have a football game on Friday night. We are going to allow you to weigh-in on Saturday Morning from 6:30am - 7:00am but you MUST have a signed note from your football coach saying that you participated in a football game the night before.
MATCH LENGTH: High School Division (boys & girls) 2 - 1 - 1 on Championship side and medal matches. Consolation matches will be 1 - 1 - 1
Grade School and Middle School Division 1 1/2 -1-1 on Championship side and medal matches. Consolation matches will be 1 - 1 - 1
Mouthguard: Mouthguards are NOT mandatory (this includes individuals with braces).
GIRLS SINGLET: Girls MUST wear a Women’s Cut Singlet.
REST TIME: The minimum rest time between matches is 15 minutes.
HEADGEAR: Headgear IS required.
AWARDS: Attractive Awards will be handed out.
High School Boys - 1st - 8th Place
High School Girls = 1st - 3rd Place
8th grade and below - 1st - 8th Place
FORMAT: Double Elimination – will wrestle to top 8 in the High School boys division and 8th Grade and below division. We will wrestle to top 6 in the High School Girls Division. Referees decision final.
REGISTRATION OPENS: August 1st at 5:00pm EST
REGISTRATION CLOSES: October 19th at Midnight EST
REGISTRATION FEE: $50.00 To be paid online when you register.
WALK– INS: If a Wrestler does not register before the October 19th deadline, he may walk-in at weigh-ins. The cost for Walk-ins is $70.00 to be paid at Weigh-ins. If we sell out registration there will be NO walk-ins.
CHANGING WEIGHT CLASSES: We are no longer charging to change a weight class. You may change a weight class online anytime before the registration deadline. After the registration deadline you can only change a weight class at the weigh-ins. If you do not know how to change a weight class you can just email the tournament director (Brian Keck) and he will make the change for you. Brian@PreseasonNationals.com
USA Wrestling Card: All Wrestlers MUST have a USA Wrestling Card. You must purchase your USA Wrestling Card before the tournament. You CANNOT purchase your USA Wrestling Card at the event.
COACHES: Only two coaches allowed per wrestler during the match. Coach must have a coaching band to be in the coaching chairs in his/her wrestlers corner. An official will issue a warning to any coach who is out of line or who acts inappropriate. The band will then be black marked. Any further inappropriate action will cause for removal of band and coaching privileges for the remainder of the tournament.
DIVISIONS AND WEIGHT CLASSES
High School Boys Freshman / Sophomore Weight Classes: (9th - 10th Grade)
(no allowance!): 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285
High School Boys Junior / Senior Weight Classes: (11th - 12th Grade)
(no allowance!): 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285
High School Girls Weight Classes: (9th - 10th - 11th - 12th Grade)
(no allowance): 97, 105, 112, 117, 121, 125, 130, 139, 148, 159, 172, 198
Middle School Weight Classes: (7th & 8th Grade)
(no allowance!): 70, 77, 84, 91, 98, 105, 112, 120, 128, 136, 144, 152, 160, 190, 210, 265
Grade School Weight Classes (5th & 6th Grade)
(no allowance!): 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 112, 120,130, 140, HWT
Grade School Weight Classes (3rd & 4th Grade)
(no allowance!): 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 103, 112, 120,130, HWT
Grade School Weight Classes (1st & 2nd Grade)
(no allowance!): 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 90, HWT