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2017 PENNSYLVANIA JUNIOR WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Earn the Title `PENNSYLVANIA STATE CHAMPION`
www.pajw.org
Area VI YOUTH Championship Tournament



MEADVILLE High School
MARCH 17 & 18, 2017
ENTRY FEE = $25.00 + $2.00 Online Registration

Area VI 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)

Area VI Counties ~ Lawrence ~~ Mercer ~~ Crawford ~~  Venango  ~~ Butler (Slippery Rock Only)

8 & Under:    45    50    55    60    65    75    90    110(max.)
9 & 10:      55    60    65    70    75    80    85    90    95    105    120    150(max.)
11 & 12:    65    70    75    80    85    90    95    100    105    115    125    135    145    160    200(max.)

*** REGISTER ONLINE ~ www.pajw.org (Area VI) ***

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.


2017 PENNSYLVANIA JUNIOR WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Area VI Championship Tournament  
DATE/SITE: March 17~18, 2017          
MEADVILLE High School , Wrestling Starts Fri.~6:00 PM  Sat.~9:00 AM     
WEIGH~INS: Date: Thursday March 16     
LOCATIONS:       MEADVILLE H.S. 6:00 ~ 7:30 P.M.
THIEL COLLEGE,     SHARPSVILLE HS,     GROVE CITY HS,     TITUSVILLE AMERICAN LEGION    6:00 ~ 7:00 PM ONLY
Wrestlers only will be permitted in the locker room for weigh~ins.

Seeding Meeting March 12,   MERCER High School ~ LGI Room , 3:00 pm

AGE EFFECTIVE DATE: December 31, 2016   (See rule #2)

**1st & 2nd places (true second) advance to the PJW Youth State Championship Tournament**

ENTRY FEE: $25.00 (plus $2.00 WrestleReg Fee)
*** REGISTER ONLINE ~ www.pajw.org (Area VI)

Phone (724) 662~3945 Work (724) 662~5100 Ext #40
E~Mail   shoover@mercer.k12.pa.us
steve19703@yahoo.com

                
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 wrestlers age group classification is determined by his/her age on December 31.  EXAMPLE: A wrestlers 11th birthday is 1/1/2017.  That wrestler competes in the 9 & 10 division because he was 10 on        December 31, 2016.
3.    P.I.A.A. rules will govern all matches, except as modified by PJW.
4.    All bouts will consist of three periods of 2 ~ 1 ~ 1 minutes, overtime  will be 1minute, 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.    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 9 & 10 or 11 &12 may enter the appropriate          weight class in the next higher age group.
10.    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.
11.    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.
12.    Only fulltime residents of Pennsylvania may enter the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling tournaments.
13.    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.
14.    The NFHS undergarment rule will be applied.  All contestants must weigh in wearing a suitable undergarment.
15. 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.
16. THE NEW HAIR COVERING RULE WILL BE ENFORCED AT THIS TOURNAMENT !!

STATE QUALIFIERS MUST HAVE A COPY OF BIRTH CERTIF..