MSWA Age-WT State Championship Series

2018 Age-Wt Series Due to the possibility of inclement weather, check out our Facebook Page for the latest and most up-to-date information on our winter events.

Qualifier Dates

Aberdeen High School: Saturday, 6 January 2018 Register Here Leonardtown High School: Saturday, 13 January 2018 Register Here
Stephen Decatur High School: Sunday, 14 January 2018
Register Here
Oakland Mills High School: Saturday, 20 January 2018 Register Here
West Region Only
Saint James School:
Saturday, 20 January 2018
Register Here

 

Groups Birth Year Weight Classes
8U Born ’09-’11 45-50-55-60-65-70-90 MAX
10U Born ’07 & ’08 55-60-65-70-75-80-85-90-97-105-135 MAX
12U Born ’05 & ’06 65-70-75-80-85-90-95-100-105-110-115-125-155 MAX
14U Born ’03 & ’04 75-80-85-90-95-100-105-110-115-122-130-145-165-180-235 MAX
***Age is as of December 31, 2017 (no high school students)

***NOTE: If a wrestler does not qualify or just not ready for the state championships, try out the MSWA Future Champion Series

***Note regarding MSWA Future Champion wrestlers, once a wrestler qualifies for the MSWA Champions State Tournament, wrestlers are no longer eligible to compete in the MSWA Future Champion Series (which is designed for beginner/experienced wrestlers only).  Wrestlers are considered advanced once they qualify for the MSWA Champions State Tournament.

Entry Fees, Deadlines, & USAW Card Requirements
The entry fee for all qualifiers is $30.00 and the deadline to register is 5pm the Friday before the tournament - Walk-in Registrations WILL NOT be accepted.

A USAW Membership is required for all events. 

All Coaches Must Have A Current USAW Coach Membership to be on the mat at the Age/Wt State Tournament.  If a Coach does not have a USAW Coach’s Card, they will not be permitted access to the mats during the tournament.

Click Here to purchase a USAW Membership.

State Tournament Advancement
Wrestlers that qualify for the Age/Wt State Tournament are highly encouraged to fill out the advancement paperwork and pay the $35 registration fee for the Age/Wt State Tournament at the tournament where the wrestler qualifies.

Qualifier Weigh-ins & Start Times
8u & 10u weigh-ins are 7:30am – 8:30am; wrestling will start at approximately 9:30am
12u & 14u weigh-ins are 11am – 12pm; wrestling will start at approximately 1:00pm

There will not be any satellite, night before or weight changes. If you do not make weight, you must attend another qualifier.

***Wrestlers must complete their bracket to qualify for the State Tournament. Wrestlers that are injured during a finals match and are unable to continue may still qualify depending on their placement.

MSWA Age/Wt State Championships

The Show Place Arena
14900 Pennsylvania Ave
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Saturday, February 10th 
10U & 12U will compete.

Weigh-ins 7 – 8am – There is NO WEIGHT ALLOWANCE - there is only a 5 week difference between the first qualifier and the State Championships.  If weight is an issue to hold between that period, MOVE UP.  We do not condone weight cutting as it is unhealthy for the body, unhealthy for the sport, and only hurts the kids.  BE SMART.

Sunday, February 11th 
8U & 14U will compete.

Weigh-ins 7 – 8am - There is NO WEIGHT ALLOWANCE there is only a 5 week difference between the first qualifier and the State Championships.  If weight is an issue to hold between that period, MOVE UP.  We do not condone weight cutting as it is unhealthy for the body, unhealthy for the sport, and only hurts the kids.  BE SMART.

Wrestlers that QUALIFY for the State Tournament must be able pay on-site the $35 advancement fee or mail in the registration form. ALL REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 2/1/2018.

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