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Rules & Bracketing

The following levels will be used to separate wrestlers:

A. Separation Criteria for Cadet Men's Freestyle and Greco-Roman Nationals
1. UWW Cadet and above World placer in and out of style
2. 16U/UWW Cadet and above National champion in style
3. 16U/UWW Cadet and above National placer 2-4 in style
4. 16U/UWW Cadet & above National placer 5-8 in style
5. 16U/UWW Cadet & above National Champion out of style*
6. 16U/UWW Cadet & above National placer 2-4 out of style*
7. 14U National Champion in style
8. 14U National Placer 2-4 in style OR 16U/Junior Folkstyle National Champion
9. 16U/Junior Regional Champion in style OR 16U/UWW Cadet and above National placer 5-8 out of style* OR 16U/Junior Folkstyle National 2-4
10. 14U National Champion out of style*

B. Separation Criteria for Junior Men's Freestyle and Greco-Roman Nationals
1. UWW Junior World placer in and out of style*
2. Junior/UWW Jr National champion in style OR UWW Cadet World placer in style
3. Cadet UWW World Placer out of style* OR Junior/UWW JR National placer 2-4 in style
4. 16U/UWW Cadet National Champion in style
5. Junior/UWW JR National placer 5-8 in style OR Junior/UWW JR National Champion out of style*
6. 16U/UWW Cadet National placer 2-4 in style
7. 16U/UWW Cadet National placer 5-8 in style OR 16U/UWW Cadet National Champion out of style*
8. Junior/UWW JR National placer 2-4 out of style*
9. Junior/UWW JR National placer 5-8 out of style* OR 16U/UWW Cadet National placer 2-4 out of style* OR Junior Folkstyle National Champion
10. Junior Regional Champion in style OR Junior Folkstyle National 2-4

C. Separation Criteria for Cadet Women's Freestyle Nationals
1. UWW Cadet World Champion
2. UWW Cadet World Place Winner
3. UWW Cadet Body Bar Champion
4. UWW Cadet Body Bar Runner UP
5. USAW 16U National Champion In Style
6. USAW 16U National Champion Out Of Style
7. USAW 16U Body Bar 3-8 place
8. USAW 16U National In Style 2nd-4th
9. USAW 16U National Out Of Style 2nd-4th
10. USAW 16U National In Style 5th-8th
11. USAW 16U National Out Of Style 5th-8th

D. Separation Criteria for Junior Women's Freestyle Nationals
1. UWW Junior World Champ
2. UWW Junior World Place Winner
3. UWW Junior Body Bar Champion
4. UWW Junior Body Bar Runner Up
5. USAW Junior National Champion In Style
6. USAW Junior National Champion Out Of Style
7. UWW Junior Body Bar 3rd-8th Place
8. Junior National In Style 2nd-4th Place
9. Junior National Out Of Style 2nd-4th
10. Junior National In Style 5th-8th Place
11. Junior National Out Of Style 5th-8th