2016 Greco-Roman State Tournament Information

When: April 22nd, 23rd, & April 24th
Where: Lockport Township High School (Click school name for map)
Eligibility: Illinois residents only. Wrestlers must hold a current USA Wrestling competitor card.
Age Groups: Junior, Cadet, Schoolboy, Novice, Intermediate, and Bantam.
Click Age & Weights in the navigation bar for divisions and weights.
Entry Fee: Pre-registration: $35, On-site: $50
Registration: Must have a current USA Wrestling competitor card to register.
Click here to Preregister. Preregistration ends, Wednesday, April 20th at 10 pm.
Onsite: Lockport Township High School weigh-in site ONLY (Friday and Saturday).
Coaching: All coaches are required to hold a current USA Wrestling coaches membership.
Rules: UWW with USA Wrestling Modifications.
Uniforms: All wrestlers are required to compete with a RED and a BLUE singlet.
Weigh-ins: Onsite and satellite weigh-ins will be offered to all participants. Wrestlers must be preregistered to use the satellite weigh-in sites.
Timetable: Click here for viewable/printable timetable (includes satellite weigh-in sites).
Separation: Cadet and Junior:
1) Returning Greco-Roman All-Americans.
2) Returning Greco-Roman National Team Members.
3) Returning Cadet or Junior Greco-Roman State Place winners.
4) Returning Schoolboy Greco-Roman State Place winners.
5) Team Members.
Schoolboy, Novice, Intermediate, & Bantam:
1) Returning Greco-Roman State Place winners.
2) Team members.
Awards: Cadet and Junior: Medals for 1st through 4th place.
Schoolboy, Novice, Intermediate, and Bantam:
Medals for 1st through 6th place.
Tournament Format: Vertical Pairing (generally speaking, it is a double elimination tournament)
Cadet & Junior (No 5th place bouts in 2016):
Weight classes with 5 or less wrestlers - one pool
Weight classes with 6 or more wrestlers - two pools (A & B) with semifinal crossover. Winner of pool A will wrestle 2nd placer in pool B in first semifinal crossover. Winner of pool B will wrestle 2nd placer in pool A in second semifinal crossover. Winners in semifinal crossover bouts will wrestle for 1st place in the weight class, defeated wrestlers in the semifinal crossover will wrestle for 3rd place in the weight class.
Schoolboy/girl, Novice, Intermediate, & Bantam:
Weight classes with 5 or less wrestlers - one pool
Weight classes with 6 or more wrestlers - two pools (A & B) with winner of each pool wrestling for 1st place in the weight class, 2nd place winner in each pool wrestling for 3rd place in the weight class, and 3rd place in each pool wrestling for 5th place in the weight class.
Please note: Duplicate bouts WILL NEVER occur in a vertically paired tournament. Results from the pool are always moved forward to the round robin and, if applicable, to the 1st and 3rd place bouts in any given weight class and/or results from the round robin are always moved to forward to the 1st and 3rd place bouts in any given weight class.
Qualifies you for: Cadet - Top two (2) place winners qualify for the Cadet National Greco-Roman Championships.
Junior - Top two (2) place winners qualify for the Junior National Greco-Roman Championships.