Weight Classes


The tenths are not covered up on the scales at any NYWA events.  For example, if you have a wrestler in the 3rd grade who is wrestling in the 72 lb. weight class, he/she cannot weigh more than 72.0 or he/she will be disqualified.  If he/she weighs 72.1, they cannot move up a weight class either.  All bracketing is done prior to our events and wrestlers will not be allowed to move to a different weight class because they did not make the weight they registered for.  Wrestlers cannot change weight classes from regions to state.


Team Weight Classes

Region & State Team Tournaments: These weight classes are used for regions, NYWA State and Invite tournaments.  

All wrestlers, team and individual, will receive a one-pound allowance at state ONLY!  There is no weight allowance at region events.

(Grades K-6)
45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 84, 88, 93, 102, 115, 130, and HWT. (215 max)

There may be 15 wrestlers per team with six alternates for both region and state competition.

(Grades 7-8)
85 & under, 95, 105, 115, 125, 135, 150, 160, HWT. (235 max)

There may be 9 wrestlers per team with four alternates.


Individual Weight Classes 

*Revised weight classes effective Sept., 2017 (The weight listed below reflects the TOP end of the weight class.  For example, if a 5th grader weighs 101, you will register him in the 102 weight class).

All wrestlers, team and individual, will receive a one-pound allowance at state ONLY!  There is no weight allowance at region events.

Kindergarten: 
40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 70 and HWT (105 max)

Grades 1-2: 
45, 50, 54, 57, 61, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90 and HWT (130 max)

Grades 3-4: 
55, 60, 64, 68, 72, 76, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115 and HWT (155 max)

Grades 5-6: 
65, 70, 75, 80, 84, 88, 93, 97, 102, 108, 115, 120, 130, 140, 155 and HWT (215 max)

Grades 7-8: 
80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125, 130, 135, 140, 150, 160 and HWT (235 max)