Illinois Second Chance National Team Qualifier

When: June 4, 2022
Where: Sycamore High School
Eligibility: Illinois residents only who HAVE NOT qualified to represent Illinois at the USA Wrestling USA Junior and 16U National Championships.
Wrestlers must have a current USA Wrestling athlete membership.
Age Groups: Boys - USA Junior and 16U
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 - $30
On-Site - $45
Registration: Must have a current USA Wrestling athlete membership to register. Click here to purchase a membership.
Pre-registration (Ends Thursday, June 2, 2022, 11:59 pm) Click here to Pre-register
On-Site
Saturday, June 4, 2022, Sycamore High School
USA Junior - 7 am to 8 am
16U - 11 am to 12 pm
Restriction: Wrestlers must choose a style. They CANNOT compete in both the Freestyle Second Chance Qualifier and the Greco-Roman Second Chance Qaulifier.
Weigh-ins: Saturday, June 4, 2022, Sycamore High School
USA Junior - 7 am to 8 am
16U - 11 am to 12 pm
Once your weigh-in is complete, you CANNOT change weight classes.
Wrestling: Saturday, June 4, 2022
8:30 am - Rules Clinic
9 am to approximately 1 pm - USA Junior Freestyle and USA Junior Greco-Roman
Approximately 1 pm* to 5 pm: - 16U Freestyle and 16U Greco-Roman
*16U competition will begin after the USA Junior competition has been completed
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: Team or club members
Format: Vertical Pairing (double elimination tournament)
Weight classes with 5 or less wrestlers - one pool
Weight classes with 6 or more wrestlers - two pools (A & B), winner of each pool will wrestle for 1st place, 2nd place finisher from each pool wrestle for 3rd place.
National Team Qualifying: USA Junior - (style specific) Winner of each weight class claims the final spot on the Illinois National Team.
16U - (style specific) Winner of each weight class claims the final spot on the Illinois National Team.
Questions: Email or call (708) 206-0701.