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VAWA STATE FS/GR Championships

Greco-Roman and Freestyle State Championships

Qualifiers for the National Teams

 

THIS SCHEDULE IS TENTATIVE AS FAR AS TIMES AND WEIGH INS. THE DATES WILL NOT CHANGE, BUT THERE MAY BE SOME ADJUSTMENTS TO START TIMES AND WEIGH IN TIMES. PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON THIS PAGE FOR ANY CHANGES PRIOR TO THE EVENT.

 

May 8, 9, 2020
Wrestlers must have a full USAW Membership, not a Limited Folkstyle, to participate in this event
Riverbend High School, 12301 Spotswood Furnace Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
DEADLINE TO REGISTER ONLINE IS 4PM FRIDAY MAY 8    
 

Plus 3 pounds allowance for 16U (Cadet)(2004-05) and Junior Boys/Girls Divisions (9/1/2000 and after),  1 pound for all other divisions. 14U (2006-07), 12U (2008-09), 10U, (2010-11) 8U (2012-13)

 All competitors will weigh-in in a singlet.

Attention Qualifying for National Teams
 Qualifications are presently under review for the 2020
Events. The top 2 place finishers from any 16U-Cadet/Junior Regional qualify for Fargo. This is the qualifyer for the Junior, Cadet (15-16) and Schoolboy  (13-14) Duals 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 and has past National Team Experience) 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 Women, 16U-Cadets and Juniors intending on competing for the VAWA National Team at the Women/Cadet/Junior National Championships in Fargo, ND must pay a $500 deposit either a check written to “VAWA” or by the online payment located in the Team VAWA Page of the web site: 
Deadline for all Team deposits will be Saturday May 16th.
This is necessary to lock into the air tickets for Fargo as a group and to make appropriate plans for NAtional Duals Teams
 
CHECKS: Make payable to “VAWA”
 
ENTRY FEES: COST: $35 for one style or $50 for both styles if pre-registered at www.trackwrestling.com  by 6pm, Friday, May 8th. At the door the cost is $50 for one style, $70 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/
 
DAILY ADMISSION: $10.00 Adults, $5 Students  (coaches with current USAW Coach Card Free)
Coaches must present a current USAW Coach Card to get a floor pass.  Before you can purchase a card, an online 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; USAW cards must be renewed every year and are good from 1-Sep through -August 31.  The background check and USAW Coach Card must be purchased online.  If you need assistance, call Jack Harcourt 757-435-3876
 
ELIGIBILITY:
Junior - You must be enrolled in grades 9 thru 12 and be a resident of Virginia.  Born 9/1/2000 - and after
16U - Cadet– You must be have been born in 2004 or 2005 and be a resident of Virginia.
Kids – See chart above for ages and weights; 2005-2012 ( Girls weight classes and ages will be grouped based on registrations)
All wrestlers must compete in their weight classes. No going up a division in age
 
KIDS/CADET/JUNIOR/GIRLS STATES - SCHEDULE
 
Friday May 7
 
4:30-5:00 AM  - Late Registration and weigh ins:  Greco Roman Boys Junior, 16U (Cadet), 14U,12U, 10U, 8U,  (There are no Girl only Greco divisions. Girls can also select to wrestle Greco with the boys group)  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). No extensions or extra time to make weight.
 
6:00 PM  - Greco Roman Tournament (Boys) Junior, 16U (Cadet), 14U,12U, 10U, 8U
 
 
Saturday May 9th (Freestyle only)
7:00-7:30 AM - Freestyle State Championships Late Registration and weigh ins for Boys/Girls 14U,12U, 10U, 8U  (girls will be based on registrations). Weigh-in for Kids Freestyle Only. Those wrestling both styles do not have to weigh-in again
 
9:00 AM  - Boys 14U,12U, 10U, 8U and Girls 14U,12U, 10U, 8U Freestyle tournament begins and runs until finished.
1:30-2:00 PM  -  Late Registration and Weigh-in for Freestyle Only.  Girls 16U (Cadet) and Junior, Boys 16U (Cadet) and Junior .You must weigh-in when called.  No extensions or extra time to make weight 
 
3:00 PM  - Freestyle tournament begins for Girls 16U (Cadet)  and Junior, Boys 16U (Cadet) and Junior and runs until finished
 
AWARDS:
1. Medals to the top three places.
2. Outstanding Wrestler Award (each style)
3. Club Championship Award (each style)
4. Joe Pyanoe Sportsmanship Award (each style)
 

Girls 16U (Cadet) and Junior

Boys 16U (Cadet) AND Junior National TeamS

Top two places may qualify
3rd and 4th Place may complete a Wildcard request Wildcard  positions filled by the coaching staff
 
 
CONTACT PERSONS:
Jack Harcourt- Tournament Director:  jack.harcourt@virginiawrestling.com
Jon Barr- Jr. Director:  540-834-7771
Sonny Close- Cadet Director: 804-370-9654
Bill Grubbs- Secretary of Operations: 757-207-1518
Matt Keel- Kids Director: 540-303-1280, Schoolboy Duals Team Leader
 
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.
 
WEIGHTS: Plus 3 pounds allowance for 16U (Cadet) and Junior Boys/Girls Divisions,  1 pound for all other divisions. 14U, 12U, 10U, 8U
 All competitors will weigh-in in a singlet.
 
You must wrestle the age division and weight that you wish to qualify for the National Team.
 
 (Girls 14U and below, will require modifications from these groups based on registrations)