NYWA State & Invite Tournament ~ Thursday, April 3rd - Sunday, April 6th, 2014
Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN
The Invite tournament will be run in conjunction with the State Tournament. Both events are at the Mayo Civic Center. Any wrestlers who place 1st-3rd at regions will advance to state with the exception of the 4th placer from the wildcard region which also advances to state. Any wrestler who places 4th-6th at regions can register for the Invite tournament. Wrestlers will have until 10 pm on Sunday to register for the Invite, at that point, registration for the Invite only will be shut off. It will re-open again on Monday morning at 10 am for any weight classes that have open weights. Any wrestler who participated at regions or any wrestler who is coming to state as part of a team can then register for the Invite. If you have specific questions regarding the Invite tournament, please call (507) 754-4493.
NYWA State and Invite tournaments are jointly held at the Mayo Civic Center. Team competition begins on Thursday for 7th & 8th grade teams. There will be two separate weigh-ins for 7th & 8th graders, those wrestling on team and those who aren't on team. There will be a separate weigh-in time for 5th & 6th graders. Individual competition for 7th & 8th graders will begin on Thursday and competition for 5th & 6th graders will begin Friday morning.
All wrestlers, team and individual, will receive a one-pound allowance at state ONLY! There is no weight allowance at region events.
All K-4th graders will weigh in on Friday evening. Wrestlers, grades 5th & 6th, do NOT have to weigh in again on Friday evening unless they are wrestling a different weight for the K-6 team competition. There will be an additional weigh-in on Saturday for those wrestlers who are only wrestling on the team.
All wrestlers must advance from districts to regions to state. NYWA regions and state are NOT open tournaments. Wrestlers are not allowed to wrestle in regions if they did not participate at a district and cannot wrestle at state if they did not wrestle at regions. Wrestlers cannot change weight classes from regions to state.
If you have additional questions, please contact NYWA at (507) 754-4491 or email NYWA at firstname.lastname@example.org.