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2018 Groundhog Youth Classic Wrestling Tournament


WHEN: Saturday - February 3, 2018

NOTE: This year's tournament is being held a week later than usual due to a conflict with the school.

NOTE: Please read all information carefully before registering. The online registration link can be found at the bottom of this page.
WHERE:
Punxsutawney Area Sr. High School
500 N. Findley St.
Punxsutawney, PA  15767

AGE DIVISIONS & WEIGHT CLASSES:
8 & Under:   45-50-55-60-65-75-90-110
9 & 10:   55-60-65-70-75-80-85-90-95-105-120-150
11 & 12:   65-70-75-80-85-90-95-100-105-115-125-135-145-160-200
13-14-15:   77-82-87-92-97-102-107-112-117-124-132-140-147-157-167-187-212-252 (NO Varsity Wrestlers)

WEIGH-INS:
Friday - Feb. 2, 2018 - 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Saturday - Feb. 3, 2018 - 7:00 - 8:30 AM
Punxsutawney Area Sr. High School
RULES & REGULATIONS:

PIAA Modified Rules, Double Elimination, Head Gear Optional, 1 Lb. Weight Allowance, Age as of 12/31/17 - Max. Age 15 (Absolutely NO VARSITY Experience), Age Challenges Permitted, (Copy of Birth Certificate Required to Challenge - DO NOT MAIL!) NO DOUBLE ENTRIES!  Tournament Committee Reserves the Right to Combine Weight Classes, Referees and/or Tournament Directors Decisions are Final... NO WEIGHT CLASS CHANGES AND NO SEEDING!
SKIN CHECK:

Skin checks may be performed. If any wrestler is found to have a suspicious rash or skin condition they will not be permitted to wrestle. (Refunds at our discretion)
BOUT LENGTHS:

Divisions 8&U, 9&10, and 11&12 are 1-1-1
Division 13-14-15 are 1:30-1:30-1:30
Overtime (All Divisions): One 1-Minute Sudden Death Period, Double Overtime will be a 30-Second Ride Out
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS 1ST - 4TH PLACE:

Divisions 8&U, 9&10, & 11&12: Trophies 1st - 3rd place, Medals 4th place
Division 13-14-15: Medals 1st - 3rd place
All Champions Receive a T-Shirt
(No Team Awards)
ADMISSION:

$5.00 Adults / $2.00 Students / Under 6 is Free
ENTRY FEES: (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)

$22.00 Online Entry Fee: Save $5.00 by registering online. Payment by Visa, MasterCard, or Discover accepted online only. (DO NOT mail if registering online)

$32.00 Late Entry Fee (after 1/31/18): Late entries will be accepted ONLINE ONLY with payment by credit card up to 8:00 pm Thursday - February 1, 2018.


Mark Miller
(814) 590-3827  (If No Answer - Leave a Message)
Email: mkmiller546@hotmail.com


Wrestling to begin approx. one hour after close of weigh-ins. This is a NON-SEEDED tournament. (Pairings  by random drawing only.) Four mats in main gym, two mats in auxiliary gym. This is a Top 100 Tournament and an Ohio Tournament of Champions qualifying event. The cafeteria will be open all day. Absolutely no food or drinks in gyms. The Punxsutawney Area School District is Tobacco Free, Buildings and Grounds Both.
LAST MINUTE CANCELLATIONS:

If you are not able to make it to the tournament at the last minute, please call Mark Miller at (814) 590-3827 by 8:00 am as a courtesy to let us know. SORRY - NO REFUNDS!
NOTICE: Online Registration Coming SOON! No Walk-ins or Phone-ins Please - Thank You!