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Eligibility

Eligibility

The 2017-2018 Membership Year begins September 1st, 2017 and goes through August 31, 2018. 

ATHLETES

All athletes who meet the Cadet age group requirements, any existing state qualifying procedures and are current members of USA Wrestling are eligible to participate.

Athletes MUST present proof of current USA Wrestling Membership Card (actual card or photo copy) during registration in order to participate at the 2018 Cadet National Dual Championships. If you do not have a copy of your USA Wrestling Membership Card, please contact your State Membership Director prior to the event. USA Wrestling Athlete Membership Cards can be acquired from the State Chairperson or State Membership Director of the contestant`s state of residence or online (click HERE). Secondary sports accident insurance is provided as a benefit of membership.No prequalification required.

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

COACHES

Only those individuals with a current USAW Coaches Membership Card and are a minimum USAW NCEP Copper certified are eligible to coach a  Cadet National Dual Team. All coaches must attain their USAW NCEP Copper certification prior to this event.

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.

Only coaches with a current USAW Coaches Membership Card AND who are USAW NCEP certified are entitled to free admission (does not include floor access).