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2017 PJW JUNIOR HIGH CHAMPIONSHIPS
Earn the Title PJW JUNIOR HIGH STATE CHAMPION
www.pajw.org
Area VI Championship Tournament


MERCER High School
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017
ENTRY FEE = $25.00 (plus $2.00 WrestleReg fee)

School Districts: COCHRANTON         COMMODORE PERRY         CONNEAUT    CRANBERRY        FRANKLIN         GREENVILLE          GROVE CITY         HICKORY      JAMESTOWN        LAKEVIEW         LAUREL         MEADVILLE         MERCER      NEW CASTLE      OIL CITY       REYNOLDS       SAEGERTOWN    SHARON        SHARPSVILLE       SLIPPERY ROCK      TITUSVILLE       WEST MIDDLESEX  
OTHER (MAY REQUIRE APPROVAL FROM AREA CHAIRMAN)


JUNIOR HIGH: 77   82   87   92   97   102   107  112  117  124  132  140  147  157  167  187  212  252

1)      Wrestler must reside in one of the following counties; Crawford, Venango, Mercer, Lawrence
2)      Wrestler may only submit 1 Entry Form.
3)      Wrestlers in grade 7, 8, and 9 with PIAA defined Junior High eligibility may participate.
4)      No wrestler with PIAA defined Varsity or Jr. Varsity experience will be permitted.
5)      An 11 and 12 year old on a Jr. High roster may choose only 1 PJW tournament series (Youth or Jr. High)

***  6)    A WRESTLER WHO IS 13 BUT STILL IN 6TH GRADE IS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR THIS TOURNAMENT ***

2017 PJW JUNIOR HIGH CHAMPIONSHIPS
Area VI Championship Tournament  

DATE/SITE: FEBRUARY 26, 2017        MERCER High School , Wrestling ~~ SUN.~9:30 AM     
WEIGH~INS: Date: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26     LOCATION  MERCER High School    7:00 ~ 7:30 AM
Wrestlers only will be permitted in the locker room for weigh~ins.
Seeding Meeting FEBRUARY 19,   MERCER High School ~ LGI Room , 12:00 pm
ELIGIBLILITY ~ Must be a Junior High eligible wrestler ~ NO JV/VARSITY ROSTERED WRESTLERS
**1st, 2nd and 3rd places (true second) advance to the PJW State Championship Tournament**
ENTRY FEE: $25.00 ~ ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO:  PJW Area VI
*** REGISTER ONLINE ~ www.pajw.org (Area VI)
Entry form MUST be postmarked on or before FEBRUARY 11.

Steve Hoover               
Phone (724) 662~3945 Work (724) 662~5100 Ext #40
shoover@mercer.k12.pa.us        
 steve19703@yahoo.com
                
ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE ENTRIES OR WALK~INS

1.    Entry fee covers entry requirements and insurance.  Fee is $25.00
2.    Eligibility for the JH tournament is based on grade level and competition level.  
1)      Wrestler must reside in one of the following counties; Crawford, Venango, Mercer, Lawrence
2)      Wrestler may only submit 1 Entry Form.
3)      Wrestlers in grade 7, 8, and 9 with PIAA defined Junior High eligibility may participate.
4)      No wrestler with PIAA defined Varsity or Jr. Varsity experience will be permitted.
5)      An 11 and 12 year old on a Jr. High roster may choose only 1 PJW tournament series (Youth or Jr. High).
***  6)    A WRESTLER WHO IS 13 BUT STILL IN 6TH GRADE IS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR THIS TOURNAMENT ***
3.    P.I.A.A. rules will govern all matches, except as modified by PJW.
4.    All bouts will consist of three periods of 1:30 ~ 1:30 ~ 1:30  minutes, overtime  will be 1minute, then :30 & :30, then :30 rideout if needed.
5.    Headgear is required in all PJW Tournaments. HEADGEARS MUST BE WORN AS SPECIFIED BY MANUF. (NO CROSSED STRAPS)
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.
9.    Birth certificates or copies of birth certificates will be required of all Area finalists at the Area Tournament, and for all wrestlers competing in the State Championship Tournament.
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 undergarment.
14. THE PIAA MOUTHPIECE RULE WILL BE ENFORCED THIS YEAR.  YOU MUST WEAR A MOUTHPIECE TO COVER ANY BRACES.  UPPER & LOWER BRACES MUST BE COVERED WITH A MOUTHPIECE.
15. THE NEW HAIR COVERING RULE WILL BE ENFORCED AT THIS TOURNAMENT !!

STATE QUALIFIERS MUST HAVE A COPY OF BIRTH CERTIF..


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.