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Eligibility & Membership

Eligibility

This event is open to all participants that meet the age group requirements (see Divisions tab) and have the proper membership (see below).

All wrestlers in INDIANA must qualify through their state. Kids (schoolboy and younger) from IOWA must compete in the Iowa USAW Kids State in order to be eligible for this event.

 

Membership

Membership Requirements

The 2016-2017 Membership Year begins September 1, 2016 and goes through August 31, 2017

 ATHLETE MEMBERSHIP

Wrestlers must enter their USA Wrestling Membership number when they register online. Wrestlers that do not have valid USA Wrestling Membership numbers will not be allowed to register.

If you have lost or forgotten your membership number, please contact svest@usawrestling.org.

To renew your membership, please visit www.usawmembership.com, or contact your state director atwww.usawrestling.org.

COACH MEMBERSHIP

All coaches that wish to gain access to the competition floor to coach athletes must have a current USA Wrestling Coaches Card. All USA Wrestling Coaches Membership Cards MUST be attained prior to the event, due to mandatory background checking. For a Coaches Membership Card, please click HEREPLEASE ALLOW UP TO 30 DAYS FOR COMPLETION OF USAW COACHES MEMBERSHIP/BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS.

Coaches passes will be sold for $10.

Two certified coaches maximum allowed in each competitor`s corner. To videotape any match at mat side, the operator must be one of the two certified coaches in the corner.

Kids Coaches: Floor passes will only be issued to those individuals with a current USAW Coaches Membership Card and are a minimum USAW NCEP Copper certified (photo I.D. required).

Cadet and Junior Coaches: Floor passes will only be issued to those individuals with a current USAW Coaches Membership Card and are a minimum USAW NCEP Bronze certified (photo I.D. required).

Coaches must be prepared to show their current membership card, photo I.D., and Copper/Bronze card at registration in order to purchase a coaches pass.

Want to become a USA Wrestling Copper or Bronze level certified coach? Please contact USA Wrestling's Manager of National Coaches Education Program, Mike Clayton, at mclayton@usawrestling.org.