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2018 Groundhog NOVICE Wrestling Tournament

WHEN: Sunday - February 4, 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.

Punxsutawney Area Sr. High School
500 N. Findley St.
Punxsutawney, PA  15767

AGE DIVISIONS & WEIGHT CLASSES:

6 & Under:    35-40-45-50-55-60-65-80
7 & 8:    45-50-55-60-65-70-75-80-95-110
9 & 10:    55-60-65-70-75-80-85-90-95-105-120-150
11 & 12:    65-75-85-95-105-115-125-140-180 (NO Jr. High Wrestlers)

WEIGH-INS:
Sunday - Feb. 4, 2018 7:00 - 8:30 AM
Punxsutawney Area Sr. High School
NOTE:  Wrestlers also competing in Saturdays Tournament DO NOT have to weigh again Sunday, but MUST REPORT to the Weigh-in Area by 8:30 AM Sunday or BE SCRATCHED!
RULES & REGULATIONS:

PIAA Modified Rules, Double Elimination, Head Gear Optional, 1 Lb. Weight Allowance, Age as of 12/31/17. Age Challenges Permitted, (Copy of Birth Certificate Required to Challenge - DO NOT MAIL!)  Enter Only One Age Division & Weight Class, Tournament Committee Reserves the Right to Combine Weight Classes, Referees and/or Tournament Directors Decisions are Final!
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)
NOVICE DEFINITION:

Any 1st or 2nd year wrestler will be considered to be a novice. Coaches (or parents) must verify a wrestler to be a novice. We ask everyone to be fair and considerate when making this determination.
BOUT LENGTHS:

All divisions 1-1-1,  One 1-Minute Sudden Death Overtime Period, Double Overtime will be a 30-Second Ride Out
AWARDS:

Trophies for Top 3 Places, Medals for 4th Place
Medals for ALL Non-Placing Participants
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.

TO REGISTER ONLINE - USE THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM LEFT OF THIS PAGE.  NO PHONE-INS!  NO FAX-INS!  NO WALK-INS! 325 WRESTLER LIMIT!
CONTACT INFORMATION:

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

OTHER NOTES:

Wrestling to begin approximately one hour after close of weigh-ins. This is a NON-SEEDED tournament. (Pairings will be by random drawing only.) The cafeteria will be open all day. Absolutely no food or drinks in gym. 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. Since this is a pre-registered tournament, this will help us to start wrestling sooner.  SORRY - NO REFUNDS!