2017 PENNSYLVANIA JUNIOR WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Earn the Title `PENNSYLVANIA STATE CHAMPION`
Area VI YOUTH Championship Tournament
MEADVILLE High School
MARCH 17 & 18, 2017
ENTRY FEE = $25.00 + $2.00 Online Registration
Area VI School Districts
OTHER (MAY REQUIRE APPROVAL FROM AREA CHAIRMAN)
Area VI Counties ~ Lawrence ~~ Mercer ~~ Crawford ~~
Venango ~~ Butler (Slippery Rock Only)
8 & Under:
9 & 10:
11 & 12:
*** REGISTER ONLINE ~ www.pajw.org (Area VI) ***
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.
2017 PENNSYLVANIA JUNIOR WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Area VI Championship Tournament
DATE/SITE: March 17~18,
MEADVILLE High School , Wrestling Starts Fri.~6:00 PM
WEIGH~INS: Date: Thursday March 16
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
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/her age on December 31. EXAMPLE: A
wrestler’s 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
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
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
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
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..