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2017 VA Freestyle & Greco State Championships

04/14/2017, 11:45am EDT
By Virginia Wrestling Association

 

The 2017 Freestyle & Greco-Roman Virginia State Championships are set for May 6th and 7th in Fredericksburg VA at Riverbend High School (12301 Spotswood Furnace Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407)

Hotel Information- Fairfield Inn & Suites Fredericksburg

10330 Spotsylvania Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Mention “Virginia Wrestling Association”


Attention Qualifying for Nationals: The top 3 place finishers from any Cadet/Junior Regional qualify for Fargo, as well as top 3 for FILA Cadets (Cadet Division ONLY). Otherwise this is the only other tournament to qualify you for the National Teams. If you cannot make the tournament and wish to petition on to one of the teams, you must have a written petition on file with the State Chairman accompanied by a check in the amount of $100 prior to the tournament. The $100 is non-refundable. The State Chairman and the Coaching Staff will rule on your petition. Do not bother petitioning unless you have a valid reason. (Example: a debilitating injury)

Wild Card positions will be filled by competitors who competed in the state championships.  The ONLY way to qualify for Nationals is through the state championships, regional championships and petition.

 

All Schoolboys/girls intending on competing for the Virginia-USA National Team, CLICK HERE for more information.

-- Schoolboy National Duals Roster: The intent is to lock-in the team roster at VAWA GR/FS States. To secure the spot earned through placement, the wrestler’s parent must accomplish the following prior to departing the venue: (1) Submit Completed Application along with a copy of the USAW card (2) Paid-in- FULL. Any holes in the line-up that exist at the conclusion of VAWA GR/FS States will be filled by the most expeditious means possible.

 

All Cadets and Juniors intending on competing for the Virginia-USA National Team at the Cadet/Junior National Championships in Fargo, ND must pay a $250 deposit either a check written to “VAWA” or by Credit Card at www.totalcamps.com/VAWA will be accepted.

 

Wrestlers need to have a red and a blue singlet.

 

Medical Forms: You must have a "VAWA/VHSL Medical Form” filled out for any skin condition.

 

CADET/JUNIOR/WOMEN STATES

SATURDAY          May 6TH (Greco-Roman for ALL DIVISIONS & Kids Freestyle):

8:00-8:30 AM                       Registration Kids/Cadet/Junior Greco Roman State Championship

9:00 AM                                Weigh-in for Kids wrestling BOTH STYLES and Greco only and for Cadet/Juniors wrestling BOTH STYLES or Greco only.  Those wrestling both styles do not have to weigh-in again (If you withdraw from the Greco Tournament you must weigh-in again for the Freestyle Tournament unless cleared by the tournament medical staff). You must weigh in when called. No extensions or extra time to make weight.

11:00 AM                              Kids/Cadet/Junior Greco Roman Tournament

 

SUNDAY           May 7th (Cadet/Junior/Women Freestyle):

8:15-8:45 AM                       Registration Cadet/Junior/Women Freestyle State Championships

9:00 AM                                Weigh-in for Cadet/Jr./Women Freestyle Only. You must weigh-in when called.  No extensions or extra time to make weight

11:00 AM                               Cadet/Jr./Women Freestyle tournament begins and runs until finished

 

ENTRY FEES: COST: $35 for one style or $45 for both styles if preregistered at www.trackwrestling.com  by 12 midnight, Thursday, May 4th . At the door the cost is $45 for one style, $55 for both styles. Make checks payable to VAWA.  Each competitor must also have a current USA Wrestling Card (Full Membership) and must present it to weigh-in and compete. http://www.usawmembership.com/

If you have problems purchasing or printing your card, contact Corey Beckner  at interstate64@gmail.com .

 

Pre-Registration Links:

 

CHECKS: Make payable to “Virginia Wrestling Association”

ELIGIBILITY: Junior - You must be enrolled in grades 9 thru 12 and be a resident of Virginia.

                       CADET – You must be have been born in 2001 or 2002 and be a resident of Virginia.

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ADMISSION: $10.00 adults EACH DAY (under 10 & coaches with current USAW Coach Card: admission free)

Coaches must present a current USAW Coach Card to get a floor pass.  Before you can purchase a card, an on-line background check is required which may take up to 2 weeks to process.  If you did not have one last year, do NOT delay.  (Background checks are required every 2 years and costs $15; USAW cards must be renewed every year and are good from 1Sep through 31Aug.  The background check and USAW Coach Card must be purchased on-line at http://www.usawmembership.com.  If you need assistance, call (540) 847-9332.

 

WEIGHTS: Plus 1 pound allowance for Kids Divisions; 3 pounds allowance for Cadet, Junior and Women’s Divisions, All competitors will weigh-in in a singlet.

You must wrestle the weight that you wish to qualify for the National Team.

 

 

2017 USA Wrestling Age & Weight Divisions

Age Division

Birth Dates

Weight Classes

Bantam

Born 2009-2010

40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 75+ (15 lbs. maximum difference)

Intermediate

Born 2007-2008

50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 87, 95, 103, 112, 120, 120+ (20 lbs. maximum difference)

Novice

Born 2005-2006

60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 112, 120, 130, 140, 140+ (25 lbs. maximum difference)

Schoolboy/girl

Born 2003-2004

70, 77, 84, 91, 98, 105, 112, 120, 128, 136, 144, 152, 160, 175, 190, 210, 265

Cadet (Women)

Born 2001-2002

94, 100, 106, 112, 117, 122, 127, 132, 138, 144, 152, 164, 180, 200

Cadet

Born 2001-2002

88, 94, 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132,138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285

UWW Cadet

Born 2000 - 2002

86-92.5 (39-42 Kg), 101.25 (46 Kg), 110.25 (50 Kg), 119 (54 Kg), 127.75 (58 Kg), 138.75 (63 Kg), 152 (69 Kg), 167.5 (76 Kg), 187.25 (85 Kg), 187.25-220.5 (85-100 Kg), 275.5 (125 Kg)

Junior (Women)

Born 9/1/1997 & after, plus enrolled in grades 9-12

100, 106, 112, 117, 122, 127, 132, 138, 144, 152, 164, 180, 200, 225

Junior

Born 9/1/1997 & after, plus enrolled in grades 9-12

100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285

UWW Junior World

Born 1997 - 1999, 2000 with medical certificate

101.25 - 110.25(46-50 Kg), 121.25(55 Kg), 132.25(60 Kg), 138.75(63 Kg), 145.5(66 Kg), 154.25(70 Kg), 163(74 Kg), 174(79 Kg), 185(84 Kg), 211.5(96 Kg), 264.5(120 Kg)

 

 

 

 

Cadet/Junior National Team (Fargo)

Top one, two, or three places may qualify

Wild card positions filled by the staff

 

East Coast Junior Dual Team

The team will be selected from results of the VAWA state championships on May 6-7, 2017

 

 

Cadet National Dual Team

The team will be selected from results of the VAWA state championships on May 6-7, 2017

 

Our 2016 Freestyle & Greco-Roman National Teams at Nationals in Fargo, ND

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