2017 AREA XII JR. HIGH and GIRLS YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS
TUNKHANNOCK AREA HIGH SCHOOL
135 Tiger Drive
Tunkhannock , PA 18657
Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017
Weigh~Ins: Sunday, February 19, 2017, 8:00 AM to 9 AM at the
Tunkhannock High School Gym
Wrestling Start Time: 10:30 AM
Tournament Director & Area XII Chairman: Ray Woods ~
570~240~0154 e~mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration: On~line ONLY at http://wrestlereg.com ~ Entry deadline is
Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
Entry Fee is $27.00 per wrestler.
Weight Classes: JH: 77, 82, 87, 92, 97, 102, 107, 112, 117, 124,
132,140, 147, 157, 167, 187, 212, HWT (252 Max.)
8u: 45, 55, 65, 80
9~10: 55, 65, 75, 85, 105
Admission: Adults ~ $5.00 and Students ~ $3.00.
Awards and Advancement: PJW Area XII Medals will be awarded to the top
3 finishers in each weight class. The top 3 wrestlers in the
Junior High division will represent Area XII in the PJW Junior High
State Championships at the Cambria County War Memorial in Johnstown, PA
on March 4th and 5th, 2017. We will include the Girls
division in future state tournaments, but there will not be any
advancement to a state tournament for the Girls division this year.
1) Wrestler must reside in AREA XII comprised of Bradford, Lackawanna,
Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties.
2) Wrestler may only submit one entry and may only wrestle one weight
class and division.
3) JH wrestlers must be in grade 7, 8, or 9 with PIAA defined Jr. High
4) No wrestler with Varsity or Jr. Varsity experience will be permitted.
5) An 11 or 12 year old on a Jr. High roster may choose only 1 PJW
tournament series (Youth or Jr. High).
6) Refer to http://www.piaa.org/schools/eligibility/default.aspx for
PIAA defined eligibility.
7) No weight changes will be permitted after entry form has been
8) Wrestlers not making weight at weigh~ins will forfeit their entry
9) Proof of residency and age of wrestlers must be provided if
requested by a PJW Official.
10) JH entrants must be willing to represent Area XII at the PJW Jr.
High State Tournament in Johnstown.
11) Advancing wrestlers will be required to pay a refundable $50.00
deposit for singlet use and provide a copy of their birth certificate
prior to leaving the AREA XII tournament.
12) Championship bout times are 1:30 ~ 1:30 ~ 1:30. Consolation bouts
are 1 ~ 1:30 ~ 1:30. PIAA OT rules apply.
13) A suitable undergarment must be worn for weigh~ins. There
will be separate weigh in rooms for girls and boys.
14) Head gear is required. Shoe laces must be
secured. PIAA hair rules apply. If tights are worn,
they must have stirrups on the bottom. A mouth guard is
required to cover braces. Mouth guards must be presented at
weigh~ins and approved by the official in charge. Mouth
guards must have a top and a bottom. Singlet is required.
15) Seeding will be determined by tournament committee. All
decisions are final.
16) Full double elimination format will be used. True second
bouts will be wrestled when necessary. Groups of 3 will be in
round robin format.
17) Failure to comply with any PJW or PIAA rule will result in
disciplinary action and/or forfeiture of participation.
ELECTRONIC RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT &
PARTICIPANT CODE OF CONDUCT
I acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate in the
Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling (PJW) Tournament. I am aware that these
activities may be hazardous and that I could be seriously injured. I am
voluntarily participating with knowledge of the danger involved, and
agree to assume any and all risks of bodily injury, or death, whether
those risks are known or unknown.
As consideration for being permitted by PJW, and any owner,
administrator, tournament director,
chairperson of the premises holding any of the events, to participate
in these activities and use the premises and facilities, I forever
release PJW or any Lessor or any PJW affiliated organization, and their
respective directors, officers, employees, volunteers, agents,
contractors, and representatives (collectively “Releasees”) from any
and all actions, claims, or demands that I, my assignees, heirs,
distributees, guardians, next of kin, spouse and legal representatives
now have, or may have in the future, for injury, death, or property
damage, related to (i) my participation in these activities, (ii) the
negligence or other acts, whether directly connected to these
activities or not, and however caused, by any Releasee, or(iii) the
condition of the premises where these activities occur, whether or not
I am then participating in the activities. I also agree that I, my
assignees, heirs, distributees, guardians, next of kin, spouse and
legal representatives will not make a claim against, sue, or attach the
property of any Releasee in connection with any of the matters covered
by the foregoing release.
I have carefully read this agreement and fully understand its contents.
I am aware this is a release of liability and a contract between myself
and PJW, and the lessors, and sign it of my own free will. When Signed
by Parent or Guardian: I recognize the dangers of the activities and
the significance of this Release and Waiver were explained to the
Participant and that the Participant understood them, or I, as parent
of the Participant, understand them.
I understand the Tournament Director, under the guidance of the PJW
rules and administration, may withdraw our son/daughter from any
Tournament if he/she is involved in behavior or activity deemed to be
detrimental to the health, safety or welfare of other participants,
spectators, tournament staff, or tournament sites; or if involved in
actions considered to be detrimental to the goals and objectives of PJW
or in violation of the PJW Code of Conduct. We have read and agree with
the tournament rules as listed on the information page.