Boys Freestyle State Championships

When: April 23 & 24, 2022
Where: Marmion Academy, Aurora
Eligibility: Illinois residents only.
Wrestlers must have a current USA Wrestling athlete membership.
Wrestlers are allowed to wrestle in one age group and one weight class only.
Multiple registrations and double bracketing are not allowed.
Age Groups: USA Junior, 16U, 14U, 12U, 10U, 8U
Click Age & Weight Chart in the navigation bar for divisions and weight classes.
Rules: United World Wrestling (UWW) with USA Wrestling (USAW) modifications.
Notes: 2-man brackets will wrestle ONE BOUT (No best 2 of 3).
No exhibition matches are allowed.
Entry Fee: Pre-Registration - $40
On-Site - $55
Spectator Admission: Adults - $6
Students with I.D. - $4
Registration: Must have a current USA Wrestling athlete membership to register. Click here to purchase a membership.
Pre-registration (Ends Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 11:59 pm) Preregistration is Closed
On-Site
Friday, April 22, 2022, Marmion Academy, Time 5:30 pm to 7 pm
There is no registration on Saturday, April 23, 2022
Weigh-ins: Friday, April 22, 2022, Marmion Academy, 5:30 pm to 7 pm and Satellite Weigh-in Sites
***** Update Saturday morning weigh-in *****
Saturday, April 23, 2022, Marmion Academy (wrestlers must be pre-registered).
7 am to 7:30 am - 14U, 12U, 10U, 8U
11 am to 11:30 am - USA Junior and 16U
Note: Wrestlers have two consecutive attempts to weigh-in. If they attempt on Friday they cannot make additional attempts Saturday morning.
There is no weigh-in required for Sunday's competition.
Once your weigh-in is complete, you CANNOT change weight classes.
Wrestlers MUST weigh-in wearing a competiton singlet.
Wrestling: Saturday, April 23, 2022 - Enter Door #7
7:30 am - Rules Clinic
8 am to approximately 12 pm - 14U, 12U, 10U, 8U
Approximately 12 pm to 8 pm: - USA Junior and 16U

Sunday, April 24, 2022 - Enter Door #7
9 am to approximately 1 pm - USA Junior and 16U
Uniforms: Predominantly RED and predominantly BLUE singlets are allowed, as well as singlets mimicking the UWW color scheme. If a singlet is mimicking the UWW color scheme, the following criteria must be met:
1) The dominant color of RED singlets shall be comprised of one of the following: white, orange, pink, red, yellow, brown, or gold.
2) The dominant color of BLUE singlets shall be comprised of one of the following: black, blue, green, grey, purple, or silver.
3) Two 7 cm bands, one on each leg, shall be positioned across the bottom edge of the leg. For clear distinction, the marking shall cover the circumference of the leg.
4) One 7 cm band positioned on the backside of the upper torso. The band shall be exclusively placed on the back half of the singlet (not visible on the front half).
5) The bands must remain untouched from any graphic, logo, or third-party identification.

Click here to purchase singlets.
Coaching: All coaches are required to have a current USAW wrestling leader membership
Separation Criteria: USA Junior and 16U
1) Returning USA Junior or 16U Freestyle All-Americans (Fargo only).
2) 2021 Illinois USA Junior or 16U Freestyle National Team Members.
3) Team or club members.
14U, 12U, 10U, 8U
1) Team or club members.
Format: Vertical Pairing (double elimination tournament)
USA Junior and 16U
Weight classes with 5 or less wrestlers - one pool
Weight classes with 6 or more wrestlers - two pools (A & B), winner of each pool wrestle for 1st place, second place finisher from each pool wrestle for 3rd place.
14U, 12U, 10U, 8U
Weight classes with 5 or less wrestlers - one pool
Weight classes with 6 or more wrestlers - two pools (A & B), winner of each pool wrestle for 1st place, second place finisher from each pool wrestle for 3rd place, 3rd place finisher from each pool wrestle for 5th place.
Note: Duplicate bouts WILL NEVER occur in a veritically paired tournament. Results from the pool are always moved forward to the round robin.
Awards: USA Junior and 16U - Medals for 1st place through 4th place.
14U, 12U, 10U, 8U - Medals for 1st place through 6th place.
National Team Qualifying: USA Junior - Top three (3) in each weight class qualify for the USA Junior Freestyle National Championships.
16U - Top three (3) in each weight class qualify for the 16U Freestyle National Championships.
Questions: Email or call (708) 206-0701.