For the standard USA Wrestling age and weight categories, double-elimination line-bracketing with complete wrestle-backs to sixth (6th) place, including True 2nd Place matches if 2nd Place and 3rd Place have not already wrestled in the tournament.
Weight classes with five (5) wrestlers or fewer will wrestle a Round Robin format.
For the True Beginner divisions, wrestlers will be grouped into 4-man round robins with wrestlers similar in weight. Each wrestler will have three (3) matches (this may vary depending on participation levels).
All athletes will be separated by club, in addition to separation by a tournament seeding committee. Regional and national event placements as well as TrackWrestling profile history will be used to evaluate separation.
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 headtable.
National Federation of State High School Association scoring rules with USA Wrestling modifications will govern the competition. These USA Wrestling modifications include the following:
USA Wrestling rules governing ages, weights and match time will take precedence where applicable.