2017 PENNSYLVANIA JUNIOR
WRESTLERS MAY COMPETE IN ONLY ONE AGE DIVISION~~
Area VI Futures Tournament
CONNEAUT LAKE JUNIOR HIGH School
February 11, 2017
ENTRY FEE ~~ $25.00 (Plus $2.00 WrestleReg Fee)
County of Residence Must Be ~ Lawrence ~~ Mercer ~~ Crawford
~~ Venango ~~ Butler
School Districts Of Residence:
OTHER (may need prior approval from Area Chairman)
6 & UNDER (born in 10
65 85 (max)
8 & UNDER (born in 08 ~~
90 110 (max)
9 & 10 (born in 06 ~
120 150 (max.)
****** REGISTER ONLINE ~ www.pajw.org (Area VI) *******
THERE IS NO ADVANCEMENT FROM THIS TOURNAMENT. ANY WRESTLER
WHO WISHES TO COMPETE IN THE AREA VI YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT AT
MEADVILLE WILL NEED TO RE~APPLY FOR THAT TOURNAMENT
**THERE WILL BE NO WEIGHT ALLOWANCE ~ WRESTLERS MUST MAKE
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT & PARTICIPANT CODE OF
I acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate in the
Junior Wrestling (PJW) Tournament. I am aware that
these activities may be hazardous and that I could be seriously
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.
2017 PENNSYLVANIA JUNIOR WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Area VI FUTURES Tournament
DATE/SITE: February 11, 2017 CONNEAUT
LAKE JH School , Wrestling Starts at: 9:30
WEIGH~INS & LOCATIONS:
Friday Feb. 10, 7:00 ~ 8:00
P.M. ~ CONNEAUT LAKE JH SCHOOL
~ OTHER LOCATIONS MAY BE ADDED
Saturday Feb. 11, 7:00 ~ 8:00 A.M. @ CONNEAUT LAKE
JUNIOR High School only
***There will be no weight allowance ~~ Wrestlers must make
pre~registered weight or be scratched***
AGE EFFECTIVE DATE: December 31, 2016 (See rule #2)
ENTRY FEE: $25.00 ~ ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO: PJW Area VI
**Entry form MUST be postmarked on or before FEBRUARY 3**
****** REGISTER ONLINE ~ www.pajw.org (Area VI) ******
MAIL ENTRY FORM TO
Steve Hoover Phone (724) 662~3945
24 Windsong Trail, Mercer, PA 16137
ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE ENTRIES OR WALK~INS will be considered.
Please send applications in team lots if possible.
Application MUST be read and signed at spaces noted or application is
void. This form may be duplicated.
1. Entry fee covers entry requirements
and insurance. Fee is $25.00
2. A wrestler's age group classification
is determined by his age on December 31. EXAMPLE: A
wrestler’s 7th birthday is 1/1/2017. That wrestler is considered to be
6 years old because he was 6 on 12/31/16
3. P.I.A.A. rules will govern all
matches, except as modified by PJW.
4. All bouts will consist of three
periods of 1 ~ 1 ~ 1 minutes, overtime 1:00 sudden death, :30
5. Headgear is required in all PJW
6. The PIAA shoelace rule will be
enforced. Please be prepared to secure or tape shoelaces.
7. The hair rule for the Pennsylvania
Junior Wrestling tournaments will be enforced as defined in the
National Federation Rules Book and adopted by the P.I.A.A.
8. Participants must weigh in at the
weight class they have entered. There will be no shifting of
weights or substitutions at weigh~in time. Entrants not
making weight will be scratched. Weigh~in will be required
only once for each tournament. A 55 POUND WRESTLER
MUST WEIGH 55.0 OR LESS !!!
9. A wrestler cannot wrestle outside
his/her age group, and may enter in one weight class only.
Exception: a wrestler exceeding the limit for the last weight class in
6 & UNDER may enter the appropriate weight class in the next
higher age group.
10. The source of rules governing this
tournament will be the P.I.A.A. Rule Book, the Pennsylvania Junior
Wrestling Rules Booklet, and the Area Rules that apply to the operation
of the qualifying tournament.
11. Only fulltime residents of
Pennsylvania may enter the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling tournaments.
12. The application form and the code of
conduct form must be completed entirely for an applicant to be
considered for entry to the PJW tournament.
13. The NFHS undergarment rule will be
applied. All contestants must weigh in wearing a suitable
14. **NEW THIS YEAR** ~~ THE NFHS/PIAA
RULE ON REQUIRING A MOUTHPIECE IF A WRESTLER HAS BRACES WILL BE
15. The “NEW” haircover/headgear rule
WILL be enforced this year. Coaches and wrestlers should HAVE
prepared for it to be enforced in 2016.