OCTOBER 17, 2021
(FREE CLINIC  with Trine University Head Womens Coach Amy Hildebrandt from 8-9am.)
College Recruiting Fair all day 
Adrian College
Lakeland University
Trine University
Carthage College

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The USA Girls Preseason Nationals Open Tournament is open to all female athletes from 8U through the Junior age divisions. USA wrestling membership card is required. Individuals will need to register separately from the Duals tournament (those registered for the Duals are NOT automatically registered for the Open).



Registration for the Open Tournament is available online by CLICKING HERE.

Day-of registration ("Walk-up registration") is $60 and is CASH ONLY, NO CHECKS.



(USA Weights are based on year of birth and this will be

the new weight chart as of Sept. 1, 2021 for every USA Card holder)

8U (Born 2014-2015, periods 1/1/1)

45, 50, 55, 60, 70, 85


10U (Born 2012-2013, periods 1/1/1)

50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 90, 100, 110


12U (Born 2010-2011, periods 1/1.5/1.5)

60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 110, 120, 130, 145


14U (Born 2008-2009, periods 1/1.5/1.5)

72, 79, 85, 92, 97, 101, 105, 110, 119, 127, 136, 145, 185


16U (Born 2006-2007, periods 2/2/2)

94, 100, 106, 112, 117, 122, 127, 132, 138, 144, 152, 164, 180, 200+ (max 265)


USA Junior (Born 9/1/2002 and after [plus enrolled in 9-12 grade], periods 2/2/2)

100, 106, 112, 117, 122, 127, 132, 138, 144, 152, 164, 180, 200, 225+(max 265)

DIVISION/RULES: The Tournament Director may combine or block any weight divisions with less than 3 athletes at his discretion, to optimize competition for the greatest number of athletes.



COACHES BAND: $10 (will be enforced)



Weigh-ins for the Open will be conducted ON SITE. Wrestlers will need to weigh in only once for the entire weekend—those who are participating in the Duals may use their certified weight from their team registration for the Open as well (Duals participants will NOT need to re-weigh on Saturday or Sunday for the Open). For those athletes wrestling exclusively in the Open, we will offer the option of day-before weigh-ins on Saturday at the competition facility. Early weigh-ins from 5-6pm Saturday night $10 fee. Otherwise, wrestlers may weigh-in before the event Sunday, from 8-8:30 a.m. Normal weigh-in procedures apply; wrestlers must present themselves in competition singlet or doublet, no shoes or socks or other gear (besides any required medical gear), and submit to a skin check at the same time. The tournament has a .9 allowance for each weight class (ex., 106 lbs. may weigh 106.9 lbs. or less). Wrestlers may opt (with parental permission) to wrestle up one weight class but must remain within their age division. Cadets(16U) are an exception to this rule: high school-enrolled Cadets may wrestle in both the Cadet and Junior age divisions (with parental permission), but must enter the tournament in each age division and will not be allowed additional time between matches as a result.

Saturday Oct. 16  5-6 p.m. $10 fee


Sunday Oct. 17 8-8:30 a.m.



DOORS:  8 a.m. General Admission $15

WEIGH-INS 8-8:30 a.m.



WRESTLING:  9 a.m. after National Anthem to completion.


HARVEY'S HAMMER: Outstanding Wrestler Award ($500+ Hammer Award)


to top performing wrestler with most pins in least amount of time.

MEDALS: Custom medals to top 4 in each weight class.

CHAMPION SINGLET: to every winner in each weight class. 

ALL AMERICAN CERTIFICATE: to every wrestler that places 1st-6th

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