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Eligibility/Membership

The 2018-2019 Membership Year begins September 1, 2018, and goes through August 31, 2019.

ELIGIBILITY

All tournaments at this event are open to all wrestlers that meet U.S. citizenship requirements, meet the age group and weight class specifications (see Divisions tab for more details), and meet the membership requirements listed below.


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 at www.usawrestling.org.

WRESTLING LEADER MEMBERSHIP

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

9U, 12U, and 14U: 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).

16U and Juniors: 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). 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.

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

Click here to complete to Copper Certification online

 

Transgender Policy

USA Wrestling deems it necessary to ensure, insofar as possible, that transgender athletes are not excluded from the opportunity to participate in wrestling competitions. As such, USA Wrestling’s Gender Policy is based on the results and guidelines of the IOC actions.

Please read the transgender policy document in its entirety in order to understand the guidelines USA Wrestling follows in regards to transgender athletes competing at USA Wrestling events.