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2021 AAU Kids State Information

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In an attempt to allow for social distancing, the Iowa AAU State Wrestling Tournament will be a three day tournament for this year only.  This will allow fans to be able to attend in person to watch their wrestlers while keeping the crowds in Wells Fargo Arena at any one time to an appropriate level to maintain social distancing.  More information will be released soon. The schedule to be followed for the 2021 AAU State Tournament is as follows:

 

 2021 Iowa AAU State Tournament Schedule:

 

      **All Weigh Ins Will be in Hall “A” of HyVee Hall 

C Division Grades 7-8

Weigh Ins:     Thursday, Feb. 25th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:          Friday, Feb. 26th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

 

B Division Grades 5-6

Weigh Ins:     Friday, Feb. 26th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:          Saturday, Feb. 27th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

 

A Division Grades 3-4 & Girls Division

Weigh Ins:     Saturday, Feb. 27th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:          Sunday, Feb. 28th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

 


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2021 IOWA AAU KIDS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Feb. 25th - 28th , 2021

WELLS FARGO ARENA, DES MOINES

233 Center St.

Des Moines, IA 50309

 

 

YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR STATE

on the day of Districts

OR YOU WILL BE REPLACED AS A QUALIFIER. Entry fee is $30.00 and must be paid before you leave your district.  State T-Shirt: We’ve included a form to pre order your shirt. Please make sure all info is clearly entered if you are placing your name on the shirt.  

 

State Schedule 

              All Weigh Ins Will be in

Hall “A” of HyVee Hall

(the basement of the old Vets)

 

C Division Grades 7-8

Weigh Ins:     Thursday, Feb. 25th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:         Friday, Feb. 26th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

 

B Division Grades 5-6

Weigh Ins:     Friday, Feb. 26th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:         Saturday, Feb. 27th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

 

A Division Grades 3-4 & Girls Division

Weigh Ins:     Saturday, Feb. 27th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:         Sunday, Feb. 28th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

 

Brackets

Will open up on TrackWrestling by Monday, Feb 22nd at 7:00pm.  Please contact Ron Peterson at rpeterson1956@gmail.com if there is a bracket issue or spelling error. 

Wrestlers are NOT allowed to change school/club between districts and state.  Paper copies of individual brackets will be available at weigh ins. 

 

COACHES

Must have an AAU Coach’s Card to Coach On The Mat. 

Coaches bands will be $40.00 and includes admission all 3 days.  The AAU Card must be purchased online prior to the event.

 

Admission

Adult One Day Admission: $15

Students ages 5-14 One Day:$5

Adult All Session 3 Day Pass:$35

Student All Session 3 Day Pass: $15

Ages 5 & Under:Free

Floor Pass:$20 Each Day(gets on the floor but cannot coach on mat)

Coach’s Pass With AAU Card$40(includes admission all days)

Wrestler Participant Bands are only good for admission for the day they wrestle.

 

COVID Guidelines:

Governor Reynold’s proclamation that spectators are allowed to youth sporting events will be followed but all spectators, staff, coaches, workers, and medical personnel will be required to wear masks and be expected maintain social distancing when possible. We ask that wrestlers wear masks when not on the mat competing. 

Hand sanitizer and wipes will be available at tables where tournament staff members are present. 

Competition mats will be sanitized throughout the day.  

Athletes will not report to their assigned mat until they are on deck.  . 

Two coaches will be allowed to sit in the athlete’s corner throughout the duration of the match. 

Once a match is done, athletes and coaches must exit the wrestling area and return to the stands.  

Parents may purchase a floor pass to come down and film your wrestler’s match but you will be asked to return to the stands after the match.

Mat officials will signal the match winners by raising the correct color of the arm band. 

Everyone the weigh in area is expected to wear masks. 

Weigh ins will be conducted in as large a space as possible with at least six feet of space between scales. 

 

 

Trackwrestling:

  All matches will be videoed via TrackCast on Trackwrestling.

 

Trainers:

  Certified trainers will be available.

 

No coolers or food containers are allowed in the auditorium.

 

Photographer: 

A professional photographer will be available providing pictures for your purchase.

 

Make sure any skin conditions are controlled and covered by a doctor’s note.

 

Iowa AAU Website

Information will be posted at: www.iowaaauwrestling.com 

For other questions please email Wes Creason, head of Iowa AAU Wrestling at:  aauwrestlingiowa@gmail.com

 

 

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2021 AAU KID'S STATE AND DISTRICT INFORMATION

Iowa AAU Kids State Tournament

Feb. 27th - 28th , 2021

Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines Iowa

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In an attempt to allow for social distancing, the Iowa AAU State Wrestling Tournament will be a three day tournament for this year only.  This will allow fans to be able to attend in person to watch their wrestlers while keeping the crowds in Wells Fargo Arena at any one time to an appropriate level to maintain social distancing.  More information will be released soon. The schedule to be followed for the 2021 AAU State Tournament is as follows:

 

 2021 Iowa AAU State Tournament Schedule:

 

      **All Weigh Ins Will be in Hall “A” of HyVee Hall 

C Division Grades 7-8

Weigh Ins:     Thursday, Feb. 25th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:          Friday, Feb. 26th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

 

B Division Grades 5-6

Weigh Ins:     Friday, Feb. 26th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:          Saturday, Feb. 27th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

 

A Division Grades 3-4 & Girls Division

Weigh Ins:     Saturday, Feb. 27th From 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wrestle:          Sunday, Feb. 28th at 8:00 AM Until Completion

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State Qualifying District Tournaments

February 7th , 2021

Divisions and Weight Classes Information:

(All Wrestlers Weigh in Singlet at Districts & State) 

  • Weights listed are the upper limits for each class. You must make the same weight at state as the weight class in which you qualified at Districts.
  •  Wrestlers are allowed to enter only one age division and weight class. Wrestlers can move up one grade division or weight class with parent consent. Grade in school is the primary determinant of division. Age can move a wrestler up a division but not down.

 Match Times:

A & B Divisions: 1-1-1 C Division: 1.5-1.5-1.5

Divisions and Weights:

A Division – 3 RD & 4TH Grade: 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86, 90, 94, 98, 105, 115, 130, 150, 175(MAX) If your 12th birthday is in 2021 you must move up a division. 2nd graders may enter with parent consent. NO 1st graders

B Division – 5 TH & 6TH Grade: 60, 65, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86, 90, 94, 98, 103, 108, 114, 120, 128, 138, 148, 160, 180, 215(MAX) If your 14th birthday is in 2021 you must move up a division.

C Division – 7 TH & 8TH Grade: 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125, 130, 135, 140, 145, 152, 160, 171, 189, 215, 260 (MAX) If your 16th birthday is in 2021 you are ineligible. No 9th Graders.

Brackets & Match Times Districts:

  • 6 or less wrestlers Round Robin.
  • Above six wrestlers brackets will be 8, 16, or 32 man cross bracket.

Wrestlers will be assigned by random draw and wrestlers from same club will be separated as much as possible.

We wrestle out to 5th place. No 2nd place wrestle back.

Will wrestle to true 4th .

Top 4 finishers at each weight qualify for state.

If any of the top 4 do not signup, next in order of finish become eligible.

State:

Wrestlers are placed in bracket according to a rotating formula using district finishes.

Wrestle through 8 places.

No 2nd place wrestle back.

Awards :

Top 4 medal at Districts.

Top 8 medal at State.

State Champions earn a State Champion Jacket

AAU Club awards at state based on club size.

 

Entry Information :

Districts:

• Must bring 2021 AAU card to District Tournament.

• All AAU cards must be purchased prior to Districts—NOT sold at door. Purchase online at: www.aausports.org.

• You must bring a copy of your Birth Certificate to districts to be allowed to wrestle. AAU card is not proof of age.

• Team you register to wrestle for at Districts is same team you will wrestle for at State. You cannot change after Districts. Districts

• $20.00 entry fee if register in advance at: www.trackwrestling.com

• $30.00 to enter at door. NO Mail In Entries

• District Admission: $5.00 adults/ $3.00 children under twelve. Free for kids 5 & under.

• Coaches: AAU (adult) card will get you free admission to districts. State • $30.00 Entry fee.

• Must enter for State at Districts on the day you qualify. State info will be given at districts once you qualify.

*****AAU card required to coach at

State & Districts*****

 

Questions: Email Wes Creason at: aauwrestlingiowa@gmail.com

 

Guidelines: 

• Wrestlers must provide copy of AAU Card and Birth Certificate at Districts.

• No Wrestlers below 2nd grade at Districts

• No individual petition to change district or wrestle outside your district will granted for any reason.

• AAU clubs must be on file by districts to be eligible for team awards at state.

• You must enter district qualifier for your county of residence unless your school is in another district in which case you may enter district tournament that your school is in. In this case you must have copy of your report card as proof of your school.

• You must be an Iowa resident or be enrolled in an Iowa school to be eligible. Bring proof of enrollment if not an Iowa resident.

• Siblings from the same household must wrestle in the same district.

• All AAU club members must register at districts to represent your club at state.

• All wrestlers must weigh in wearing a singlet.

If you weigh more or less than the weight class you registered for via TrackWrestling for districts, you can change weight classes at the tournament during weigh ins.

• Any violation of age, grade, or residence requirement will result in disqualification for the state tournament. District Qualifying Sites

• Sites are listed below

• You can only attempt to qualify at your district (county where you live or you go to school) not the county in which your club is located

• Find your district and register at: www.trackwrestling.com
• Deadline to Register on Trackwrestling:

Friday, February 5, 2021 @ Midnight

• Do NOT mail entry. $20.00 online entry; $30.00 walk in District

DISTRICT ASSIGNMENTS:

District 1 – Northwest - SIOUX CITY

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00

Contact Information:  Scott Wirtz  sw@hbwins.net

Phone: 712-298-0936

Includes counties of: Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Ida, Kossuth, Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sioux, and Woodbury.

 

District 2 – North Central - HUMBOLDT

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00

Contact Information: 

Chad Beaman cbeaman@humboldt.k12.ia.us

Phone: 515-368-3511

 

Includes these counties: Boone, Calhoun, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Humbolt, Marshall, Story, Tama, Webster, Winnebago, and Wright

 

District 3 – Northeast - Waverly-Shell Rock HS

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00

Contact: Zach Zimmerman Phone: 319-230-8789 zimmerfz@gmail.com

Includes these counties: Allamakee, Blackhawk, Bremer, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Floyd, Fayette, Grundy, Howard, Mitchell, Winneshiek, and Worth

 

District 4 – Mid East - BENTON

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00

Contact: Dee or Larry Hardin

Phone: 319-533-2274

LHa9391608@aol.com

Includes these counties: Benton, Buchanan, Delaware, Iowa, Johnson, Linn, and Jones

 

 

District 5 – East- Bettendorf HS

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00

Contact: Mark or Kathy Trizzino Phone: 563-349-4245 [C] trizzihawks@aol.com

Includes counties of: Cedar, Clinton, Dubuque, Jackson, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, and Des Moines

 

District 6 – Southeast - Washington High School

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00 1111 South B Ave.

Contact: Mike Bowlin

Cell#: 319-471-2832

Southeastdistrict6@aol.com

Includes these counties: Appanoose, Davis, Henry, Jasper, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Van Buren, Wapello, and Washington

 

District 7 – South Central - Indianola Middle School

Weigh in time: 7:00 - 8:00 Blake Fieldhouse

Contact: Matt Young 403 South 15th St Phone 515-681-3262 matt.young@indianola.k12.ia.us

Includes these counties: Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Lucas, Madison, Polk, Ringgold, Union, Warren, and Wayne

 

District 8 – Southwest- GLENWOOD

Weigh in time 7:00 – 8:00

Contact Information:  Matt Fletcher matt@powerhousewrestlingclub.com

Phone: 402-960-6840

Includes these counties: Adair, Adams, Audubon, Carroll Cass, Crawford, Fremont, Guthrie, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattomie, Sac, Shelby, and Taylor