2017 PJW AREA XII YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS
Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017 * Wrestling Start Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Tunkhannock Area HS, 135 Tiger Drive, Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Weigh-Ins: Saturday, March 11, from 6-8 PM at the Tunkhannock Area High
Sunday, March 12, from 8-9 AM at the Tunkhannock Area High School
Tournament Director & Area XII Chairman: Ray Woods ~
570-240-0154 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration: On-line ONLY at http://wrestlereg.com ~ Deadline for
entry is Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Entry Fee is $27.00 per wrestler.
Age Divisions and Weight Classes: Ages as of December 31, 2016
8 and Under: 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 90, 110 (max.)
10 and Under: 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 105, 120, 150 (max.)
12 and Under: 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 115, 125, 135, 145,
160, 200 (max.)
Additional information: www.wrestlereg.com and
www.pajw.org and our Facebook page.
Admission: Adults - $5.00 and Students - $3.00. Hot food and
drinks available all day.
Awards: PJW Area XII Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in
each weight class. The top 2 wrestlers in each weight class
will advance to the PJW Youth State Championships at
the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes Barre, PA on March
24 and 25, 2017.
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) An 11 or 12 year old on a Jr. High roster may choose only 1 PJW
tournament series (Youth or Jr. High).
4) No weight changes will be permitted after entry form has been
5) Wrestlers not making weight at weigh-ins will forfeit their entry
6) Proof of residency and age of wrestlers must be provided if
requested by a PJW Official.
7) All entrants must be willing to represent Area XII at the PJW Youth
8) Advancing wrestlers will be required to pay a refundable $50.00
deposit for singlet use prior to leaving tournament and must provide a
copy of their Birth Certificate prior to leaving tournament.
10) Championship bout times are 2~1~1. Consolation bouts are 1~1~1.
11) Overtime rules will be 1 minute sudden victory from a neutral
starting position. If necessary a 30 second ride out will be
utilized with the wrestler scoring the first points of the bout having
12) Full double elimination format will be used. True second
place bouts will be wrestled when necessary. Weight classes with three
wrestlers will follow a round robin format.
13) A suitable undergarment must be worn for weigh~ins.
14) Singlets and head gear are required. Shoe laces must be
secured. PIAA hair rule applies. Mouth guard is
required to have a top and bottom to cover braces and chewing surface
and must be presented at weigh~ins. If tights are worn, they
must have stirrups.
15) Seeding will be determined by tournament committee. All
decisions are final.
16) The Release and Waiver of Liability Agreement & Participant
Code of Conduct form must be checked and agreed to in order to
completed the electronic registration.
17) Failure to comply with any PJW or PIAA rule will result in
disciplinary action and/or forfeiture of participation.
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT & PARTICIPANT CODE OF
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.