Kids & Cadet Regional Championships
Holt Arena @ Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID June 17-23, 2012
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS and GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIPS
PARTICIPATION IS OPEN TO WRESTLERS FROM ANY STATE. HOWEVER, ONLY WRESTLERS
FROM A WEST REGION STATE WILL QUALIFY FOR THE 2012 ASICS/USAW KIDS
NATIONALS AT THIS EVENT.
Competition is open to all Cadets, regardless of state of residence.
The top three (3) place winners in each weight class of freestyle and
Greco-Roman at this event qualify for their state's team above the state
limit for the 2012 ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet National Championships.
Wrestlers qualify in the division in which they place, and they must
follow all state procedures in order to enter the 2012 ASICS/Vaughan
Junior & Cadet Nationals.
FESTIVAL (Freestyle and Folkstyle)
who meet age group requirements, any existing state qualifying procedures
and are current members of USA Wrestling are eligible to participate.
Washington’s qualifying procedures are entering and competing at WSWA
State Freestyle and WSWA State Greco Tournaments. If you have a
conflict and can not wrestle at either state tournament, you must petition
and pay the entry fee. The petition is a $5.00 fee plus $25.00 entry fee
for each missed state tournament. Mail Cashier’s Check or Money
Order made to WSWA for the correct amount before you register
on trackwrestling to:
MUST present proof of current USA Wrestling Membership Card (actual
card or photo copy) at registration AND weigh-ins.
USA Wrestling does not charge
for adjusting weight classes, even at weigh-ins, so sign up early to
guarantee your spot in the event.
REGISTRATION - ONLINE
registration will be available until Wednesday, June 6th, at 8:00
PM Pacific Time. (Petition before you register if you missed a qualifying
for 1 style: $30; Entry Fee for 2 styles: $50; Entry Fee for 3 styles:
$60; Entry Fee for 4 styles: $80 (this is only for girls that compete in
the girls only event as well as all 3 of the boys events).
OFFICIAL WAIVER & REGISTRATION FORMS will be completed online
for all participants that register through TrackWrestling.
Freestyle and Greco-Roman:
The current rules of FILA, with USA Wrestling modifications where
applicable, will govern the event and the competition.
National Federation of State High School Association scoring rules with
USA Wrestling modifications will govern the competition. These USA
Wrestling modifications include the following:
- Headgear is NOT required for wrestlers above the Schoolboy/girl
- Mouth guards are not required for wrestlers (even wrestlers with
- Rest time in between matches is a minimum of 15 minutes
- A match can be started when a wrestler does not have a coach
- The three-quarter nelson with leg hook IS legal in USAW Folkstyle
- The double arm bar with sit out is illegal for Schoolboy/girl Age
Division and down
Wrestling rules governing ages, weights and match time will take
precedence where applicable.
FS/GR National Championships
UCCU Events Center
800 West University Parkway
June 25-27, 2012
wrestler, to be eligible to participate in the 2012 ASICS/USAW Kids
Greco-Roman and Freestyle National Championships,
MUST HAVE PARTICIPATED IN AT
LEAST ONE STYLE (freestyle or Greco-Roman, folkstyle does
not count for qualification) at their designated 2012 USA Wrestling Kids
Regional Championship tournament-NO
EXCEPTIONS (see Regional Information below). A wrestler
may compete in both styles at the national championships even though
he/she only competed in one style at the regional tournament. The girls
divisions/festivals, held at some of the regional championships, are not
defined as Regional Championships and thus
DO NOT fulfill
the requirements necessary to compete in the Kids Freestyle & Greco-Roman
please be aware that wrestlers are
NOT ALLOWED TO DROP IN WEIGHT
CLASS from the regional to the nationals. Whatever weight
class the wrestler weighs in at for the regional (not necessarily competes
at, but what the scale actually reads) is the lowest weight class the
wrestler is eligible to compete at for the nationals.
MUST present proof of current USA Wrestling Membership Card
(actual card or photo copy) at registration AND weigh-ins.
BANTAM FESTIVAL (Freestyle and Greco)
2012 Team Washington gear order forms on WSWA website.
Questions or contact: Ron Beard (Kids Director – USAW