All separation criteria MUST be verified prior to weigh-ins. The highest criteria is printed on weigh in card under the "Separation Criteria" field at bottom of athletes's respective weigh in card. If you think you have criteria that is left off please contact Head Pairer at head table.
Once weigh-ins close separation cannot be changed.
LEVEL 1: Current All-Americans (regardless of division or weight) will be separated with the balance of athletes being drawn in and separated by state.
A current All American is defined as a place winner in the following:
LEVEL 2: Separation by State
No true 2nd place for any division
The current rules of UWW, with USA Wrestling modifications where applicable, will govern the event and the competition.
This tournament will be line bracketed.
Attractive awards to the top four (4) place winners.
BRACKET CHANGES WILL BE MADE UP UNTIL 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE START OF THE WRESTLING SESSION. Please contact the tournament director with any issues (ie: wrestler missing from bracket or incorrect weight) by email at least 2 HOURS PRIOR to the start of the wrestling session or please come to the head table.
FOLKSTYLE FESTIVAL REGISTRATION
The weight classes for each division are just for registration purposes. All wrestlers will be Madison Bracketed based on their actual weights. Wrestlers participating in Freestyle and Greco should target the desired weight class in those styles as the actual weight will be used in folkstyle to create group brackets.
National Federation of State High School Association scoring rules with USA Wrestling modifications will govern the competition. Additional Folkstyle Festival modifications include the following:
USA Wrestling rules governing ages, weights and match time will take precedence where applicable.