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Kids Folkstyle States

Virginia Kids State Folkstyle Championships

Saturday and Sunday, February 29-March 1, 2020   

 

This event will be streamed live on TrackWrestling's Trackcast site. Pass the word to family members who will not be there and want to see the action live

ALL WEIGH INS ARE ON SITE ONLY

THIS IS A VIRGINIA RESIDENT ONLY EVENT

REGISTRATION LINK HERE

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 4pm FEBRUARY 28th FOR ALL DIVISIONS WRESTLING SATURDAY.

NO MORNING LATE REGISTRATIONS. LAST MINUTE MORNING WEIGH INS WILL BE CHARGED A $40 WEIGHT CHANGE FEE. WEIGHT CHANGES CAN BE MADE THE NIGHT BEFORE WEIGHS, WITH NO FEE.  

Location:    Arthur Ashe Center, Richmond, VA, The Ashe Center has plenty of seating; no Lawn Chairs allowed; No food and drink allowed from the outside.

Link to hotel next to Ashe Center if interested

Divisions: By birth year.

Tourney Director:  Jack Harcourt, 757-435-3876; jack.harcourt@virginiawrestling.com
Kids Director: Matt Keel, 540-303-1280;  matt.keel@virginiawrestling.com
Cadet Director (16U)  - Mark Fontana, ‭(201) 233-3460; ‬mfontana87@gmail.com
Women’s Director – Sara Bahoura, 650-773-8294; sara.bahoura@virginiawrestling.com
Secretary of Operations - Bill Grubbs, 757-207-1518; bill.grubbs@virginiawrestling.com

 

Individual Entry Fee: $40 Paid Online. $60 cash late payment at weigh ins the night before competition, at the Arthur Ashe Center only.  Unpaid entries will be withdrawn at 4pm Friday 2/28. No morning of wrestling late payments accepted. Checks should be made payable to VAWA.

Admission:   $10.00, Coaches with 2019 USAW  Card Free  (Children Under 12 free)

Register online with Trackwrestling

Wrestling gear & apparel will be sold onsite by Blue Chip Wrestling along with Virginia Men’s and Women’s Wrestling Gear

COACHES must present a 2020 USAW Coaches Card for free admission and a floor pass to coach mat side.  REMINDER:  Online background checks are required every 2 years and a completed background check is required BEFORE you can purchase a current USAW Coach Card.  Background checks may take UP TO 2 WEEKS to process, so do NOT delay. No one is allowed in the coaching area without a current USAW Membership, coaching or volunteer.

No passes will be sold for the coaching area. Must have a current membership card.

COMPETITORS must have a 2020 USAW Athlete Card  available at Weigh-ins if requested. Proof of AGE will be required at weigh-ins and on site if questioned.

HEAD GEAR AND MOUTHGUARD FOR BRACES ARE REQUIRED

To purchase or print a USAW Card or complete the required background check, go to http://www.usawmembership.com

Awards: Medals 1st-6th Place for individuals, Banners will be awarded to the top 3 teams in each division.

USAW Weight and Age Divisions 

(Virginia Modification has an additional age group of 2014-15;

6 and under wrestlers)

There will be a 1-pound allowance for all division and weights. 

ALL WEIGH INS ARE ON SITE ONLY

Link to Doctors Skin Infection Form if needed

Saturday Divisions
No double bracketing allowed. 
Females who register for boys and girls events must register and pay for each one.
(Born 2008-09) Weights :  54, 58, 63, 67, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86, 92, 98, 108, 117, 135, HWT-Max 160, Super HWT-200 (periods 1- 1 ½- 1 ½)
(Born 2006-07) weights; 71, 77, 83, 87, 92, 97, 102, 106, 110, 114, 119, 125, 130, 136, 149, 165, 187, HWT (Max 250) (1- 1 ½- 1 ½)
(Born 2004-05) weights: 88, 94,100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285 (1- 1 ½- 1 ½) (Note: Please understand this is a birth year event. It does not matter if a wrestler is in high school. Please do not call and ask!)
 
Sunday Divisions
No double bracketing allowed. Girls can however wrestle in boys and girls division.
(Born 2014-15) weights: 37, 40, 43, 46, 50, 54, 59 (periods 1-1-1) (Not a USAW Age group adopted by VAWA)
(Born 2012-13) weights:  40, 43, 45, 49, 53, 56, 62, 70, HWT (Max 85) (periods 1-1-1)
(Born 2010-11) weights: 49, 53, 56, 59, 63, 67, 71, 77, 84, 93, 105, 120, HWT (Max 135) (periods 1-1-1)
Girls Elementary (Enrolled in grades K-5th): (periods 1-1-1) Madison Weights
Girls Middle School (Enrolled in grades 6th-8th): Madison Weights (periods 1- 1 ½- 1 ½)
Girls High School (Born 9/1/1999 & after, plus enrolled in grades 9-12): 100, 106, 112, 117, 122, 127, 132, 138, 144, 152, 164, 180, 200, 225 (periods 2-2-2)
(Girls who participate and weigh-in for Saturday age group events with both boys and girls, will count for Sunday Girls only division. One weigh in counts for both) Girls who want to participate with the boys division must register online for both. If the system does not let you register for 2 divisions, then contact jack,harcourt@virginiawrestling.com as to how to accomplish registering for both.
 
Separation Criteria
RETURNING VAWA STATE TOURNAMENT PLACE WINNERS WILL BE SEPARATED. EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO SEPARATE CLUB MEMBERS.
 
WEIGH INS:
ALL WEIGH INS ARE ON SITE ONLY. ALL WRESTLERS MUST BE  IN LINE WEARING A SINGLET, OR WRESTLING DESIGNED SHORTS AND COMPRESSION SHIRT. WRESTLERS MUST CHANGE CLOTHES IN THE RESTROOMS,  NOT IN PUBLIC
 
Schedule
Friday February 28th,      
6pm-8pm        Weigh-ins for all age groups and divisions at Ashe Center that are wrestling on Saturday. Once you weigh in you do not have to weigh in again tomorrow. No Sunday division weigh ins on Friday night. Weight changes free at the night before weigh ins.
 
Saturday February 29th
7:30-8:00 am   Building Opens late weigh ins for those born 2004-2009.  Weight changes have a $40 change fee at this time.  This weigh in is for those who did not weigh in last night. (No weigh in after 8am) No late registrations at this time.
8:30-9am        Wrestlers Check Wall Charts
9:30 am           First round for wrestlers  born 2008-2009
12:30-1:00 Last minute weigh ins for 2pm session born 2004,2005,2006,2007.  If the wrestler is on weight there is no additional fee. If a wrestler is overweight there is no time to lose weight and the wrestler is charged a weight change fee of $40. This weigh in is for those who did not weigh in last night. Wrestlers weighing in on Saturday night can not weigh in again to lower a weight class. No late registrations at this time.
1:30 pm          Wrestlers Check wall charts 
2:00 pm           First round for wrestlers born 2006-2007
2:00 pm           First round for wrestlers born 2004-2005
 
5:00-6:00 pm      Weigh-ins for All Sunday divisions. Weight changes free. Once you weigh in you do not have to weigh in again tomorrow.
 
Sunday March 1st
7:30-8:00 am      Building opens and late weigh ins for 2010-2015 EL, MS and HS Girls. Brackets will be set.  (NO weigh in after 8am) If the wrestler is on weight there is no additional fee. If a wrestler is overweight there is no time to lose weight and the wrestler is charged a weight change fee of $40. This weigh in is for those who did not weigh in last night. Wrestlers weighing in on Saturday night can not weigh in again to lower a weight class. No late registrations at this time.
8:30-9am      Wrestlers Check Wall Charts 
9:30 am          Wrestlers Born 2012-2015 , Girls Elementary and Middle School begin
11:30-12:00 pm Last minute weigh ins for 1pm session born 2010,2011, and all High School Girls. If the wrestler is on weight there is no additional fee. If a wrestler is overweight there is no time to lose weight and the wrestler is charged a weight change fee of $40. (this fee does not apply to the middle school or high school girls due to the uncertainty in the number of participants.) This weigh in is for those who did not weigh in last night. Wrestlers weighing in on Saturday night can not weigh in again to lower a weight class. No late registrations at this time.
12:30-1:00pm   Wrestlers born 2010-2011 and HS Girls and check wall charts
1:00pm      (or as soon as the morning session has completed)   Wrestlers born 2010-2011 & High School Girls wrestling begins
 
THIS IS A VIRGINIA RESIDENT ONLY EVENT