For the standard USA Wrestling age and weight categories, double-elimination line-bracketing with complete wrestle-backs to sixth (6th) place, including True 2nd Place matches if 2nd Place and 3rd Place have not already wrestled in the tournament.
Weight classes with four (4) wrestlers or fewer will wrestle a Round Robin format.
Brackets will be seeded with TrackWrestling Rankings. Wrestlers with a ranking .9 and above with at least 3 events in their profile will receive a seed. In addition to that, wrestlers will be separated by state wherever possible.
For the True Beginner divisions, wrestlers will be grouped into 4-man round robins with wrestlers similar in weight. Each wrestler will have three (3) matches (this may vary depending on participation levels).
National Federation of State High School Association scoring rules with USA Wrestling modifications will govern the competition. These USA Wrestling modifications include the following:
USA Wrestling rules governing ages, weights and match time will take precedence where applicable.