￼￼16th Annual Jr. High School Wrestling STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Ohio Athletic Committee (OAC) is proud to host the 16th Annual Jr. High School Wrestling State Championships. Wrestlers attending Ohio Jr. High Schools (grades 6, 7, 8) can compete for the chance to become a Jr. High School Wrestling State Champion! Here are the details:
District Tournament: Sunday, February 16th, 2014(Entry closes 2-14-2014 @ 10 pm)
BGSU-Stroh Center, 1535 East Wooster St, Bowling Green, OH 43403
Top (6) Wrestlers in each weight class qualify for the State Tournament.
State Tournament 3/8- 3/9: Covelli Centre, Youngstown OH
Eligibility: 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Ohio students only (athletes must be enrolled and attending an Ohio
School and born on or AFTER August 1, 1998). Not eligible if 15 before Aug 1, 2013.
Proof of Age: Must bring copy of birth certificate to the District weigh-in, to be used in the event of a challenge of age.
Registration: All registrations MUST BE DONE ONLINE at www.ohioathletics.com
There will be NO registrations at BGSU. Online registration deadline is 2/14/2014 @ 10 pm.
No registrations will be accepted after that date. We recommend you register early as weight classes may fill up and be closed. You MUST wrestle the weight you are registered for. No weight class changes at weigh-in for District or State. Districts = Scratch weight (90lbs. = 90lbs or less). There will be a 2 pound growth allowance for the state tournament weigh-in (90lbs = 92lbs or less). There will be an additional 1 pound for weigh-outs at the state tournament after the last match you wrestle (90lbs = 93lbs. or less).
Entry Fee (Wrestler): $35.00, which must be paid at time of registration on the website. CREDIT CARD ONLY
--This fee covers your entry fee for the BGSU District and the State tournament, should you qualify, top 4 places qualify for state
Admission: $5 admission for ALL spectators. (Under 3 are free) Wrestling begins at 10am.
Coach’s Wrist Bands: Any person who wishes to be the coach in the corner, shoot video or take pictures from the coaches
chairs, MUST purchase a coach’s wrist band for $5...No Exceptions.
Weigh-Ins: Saturday, February 15th, 5:00-7:00pm . Saturday Weigh-Ins at Eastwood High School Wrestling Building (located next to the football field, behind Administration building), 4900 Sugar Ridge, Pemberville, OH -or- Sunday, February 16th, 7:00am-8:00am at the Stroh Center (wrestling starts at 10:00am).
Weight Classes: (18 weight classes)
74, 78, 84, 90, 96, 102, 108, 114, 120, 126, 132, 138, 146, 154, 164, 176, 209, 249
Match Rules: We will follow National Federation rules.
District and State Tournaments are Double Elimination Events.
Doctor’s skin note needed if questioned. Headgear must be worn by all participants.
No freestyle singlets permitted. Championship matches: 3-11⁄2 minute periods; Consolation matches: 3-1 minute periods.
Sportsmanship: All participants, coaches, parents and fans are expected to show proper respect to opposing wrestlers, officials, volunteers and other fans.
Small personal (6 can size) coolers are permitted with the wrestler, No large family size coolers will be permitted in the Stroh Center per OAC and Stroh Center guidelines. Concessions will be provided by BGSU.
Register for the Bowling Green State University District Meet before 2/14 at: www.ohioathletics.com
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