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Future Champions Series

FEES & DEADLINES

Entry Fees: Series Events: $25 online; $40 at door-cash/checks payable to MSWA, or Credit/Debit Card (there will be an additional 3% fee for using a credit/debit card).  Save yourself money by registering online!

Online Registrations: Online registrations are non-refundable. Make sure you check your schedule prior to registering for one of the tournaments.

Entry Deadline: Online deadline is always 5 pm the evening before event.  Registration is limited to the first 300 entries received. Walk-ins may be turned away.

USA Wrestling Card Requirements

A USAW Membership is required for all events. 

A Limited Folkstyle Athlete, Full Athlete, or High Performance Athlete USAW Membership is required for this series. Memberships expire on 8/31 of each year. Limited Folkstyle Athlete Memberships are only valid for MSWA Future Champions and MSWA Youth State Tournament Series events. 

All Coaches Must Have A Current USAW Wrestling Leader Membership to be on the mat at the State Tournament.  If a Coach does not have a USAW Wrestling Leader Card, they will not be permitted access to the mats during the tournament. To get access & FREE ENTRY to the tournament; Coaches must present their State ID & USAW Card showing that they have a USAW Wrestling Leader Membership at the door.

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Modified NFHS Rules

National Federation of State High School Association scoring rules with USA Wrestling modifications will govern the tournament. These USA Wrestling modifications include the following:
  • Headgear is MANDATORY for all competitors.
  • Mouth guards are MANDATORY for wrestlers that have braces.
  • Rest time in-between matches is a minimum of 15 minutes.
  • A match cannot be started when a wrestler does not have a coach present.
  • The three-quarter nelson with leg hook is LEGAL in USA Wrestling Folkstyle Events.
  • The double arm bar with sit out will be considered potentially dangerous.
USA Wrestling rules governing ages, weights, and match time will take precedence where applicable.

Groups & Experience Levels

Group Years Born Weigh-In Times Approx. Start Times
6 & Under* 2014 - 2016 8:00 am - 8:45 am 9:30 am
8 & Under* 2012 & 2013 8:00 am - 8:45 am 9:30 am
10 & Under* 2010 & 2011 10:00 am - 10:45 am 11:30 am
12 & Under* 2008 & 2009 10:00 am - 10:45 am 11:30 am
14 & Under* 2006 & 2007 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm 1:30 pm
15 & Under* 2005 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm 1:30 pm

 

*determined by what age the athlete will be turning in 2020.  

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Kevin is married to Sarah, the best wife on the planet and has a son, Kevin Jr, who is already both driven and intelligent at 7 years old, clearly taking after his parents. In his free time, Kevin is the director and head coach of his son's local wrestling club where he and his wife mentor over 100 kids both on and off the mat.

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