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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.
AAU GIRLS STATE
FEBRUARY 28TH, 2021
WELLS FARGO ARENA
DES MOINES, IA
ONE OF THE NATIONS LARGEST GIRLS STATE EVENTS
LAST YEAR HOSTED OVER 320 REGISTRATIONS
WITH THE PROJECTED GROWTH OF THIS EVENT AND FEMALE WRESTLING POPULATIONS OF IOWA
AAU GIRLS STATE WILL BE A 3RD-12TH GRADE COMPETITION
K-2ND GRADE GIRLS WILL NOW COMPETE
AAU SUPER PEE-WEE STATE
BELOW YOU WILL FIND INFORMATION FOR BOTH EVENTS
CLICK IMAGE TO BE TAKEN TO THE IOWA AAU SUPER PEE-WEE STATE WEBSITE.
YOU WILL FIND ALL INFORMATION NEEDED FOR K-2ND
ON THAT EVENT PAGE
2021 IOWA AAU GIRLS STATE
February 28th, 2021
WELLS FARGO ARENA, DES MOINES
DIVISONS AND WEIGHT CLASS:
Division A: Grade: 3-5: Periods 1-1-1
50, 58, 65, 73, 82, 91, 100, 115, 115.1+ ***
Division B: Grade: 6-8: Periods 2-1-1
73, 82, 91,100,110,120,130, 40, 150, 170, 170.1+ ***
Division C: Grade: 9-12 Period 2-2-2
95, 100, 106, 112,118, 124, 130, 138 ,148, 160, 185, 185.1+***
K-2nd grade division has moved to AAU Super Pee-Wee - Young Arena - Waterloo, IA - March 6th-7th, 2021
* We reserve the right to combine weight classes that have 3 or less wrestlers.
**At the highest weight in each division we would create a new bracket if we had a dramatic difference in weight (typically greater than 15% difference in body weight)
*** It is the responsibility of the parent and coach to determine if a wrestler should safely participate on the mat. You may forfeit or withdraw your wrestler at any time over safety concerns.
TOP EIGHT PLACEMENTS MEDAL. CHAMPION RECIEVES AAU STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WALL CHART, AND A CHAMPIONSHIP SWEATSHIRT!!
IOWA EVENT CENTER, 233 Center St, Des Moines, IA 50309. Saturday February 27th, 2021 6-8 pm. Must weigh-in in singlet. Please verify spelling of wrestler’s name and make changes at weigh ins. If updates are made it will be announced through track wrestling email system.
Entry fee is $30 online registration at www.trackwrestling.com. Deadline is February 25th,2021.
MUST BRING AAU Cards, PROOF OF GRADE, & Birth Certificate to weigh ins or upon request during competition. All AAU cards must be purchased prior to weigh-ins.—NOT sold at door. Purchase online at: www.aausports.org AAU card is not proof of age.
Registrations are limited to Iowa Residents, Iowa AAU Chartered Club Members, and Team Iowa Members. There will be No participants from AAU Districts that host an AAU Girl’s State Opportunity. Exceptions will be voted upon by committee and only made to support event brackets or to provide an opportunity to further grow Iowa women’s wrestling.
$15.00 adults/$10 student (ages 5-12)/ Free for kids 5 & under can be purchased at Wells Fargo Arena.
Coaches must have an AAU card to be on the mat. Coaches band will be $20 and includes admission for Sunday and access to the mats.
$20 This allows you onto the floor but not onto the mats. The Floor pass does not include admission. Passes picked up at weigh-ins and admission at Wells Fargo Arena.
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION:
*Doors will open at 7am on Sunday.
* Wrestling will begin at 8am
*All matches will be wrestled using the numeric match system on TrackWrestling. Each weight class will be assigned a mat that they will wrestle for most of the day. Matches will move as mats open and will be announced.
*Certified Officials and Trainers.
*Head gear not required.
*Mouth Guard is required for braces.
*Folkstyle tournament rules apply identically to AAU Kids State.
*There will be “NO MINIMUM WAIT TIME” for participants in both the AAU KIDS STATE AND AAU GIRLS STATE. Those participating in both must contact Director Loyd with intensions, so actual scale weight may be obtained.
*No coolers or food containers are allowed in the auditorium.
*A professional photographer will be providing podium pictures for purchase.
*IA Wrestle/TrackCast will broadcast live matches online.
*Make sure any skin conditions are controlled and covered with a doctor’s note.
*Event T-shirt purchase link is: https://stores.inksoft.com/aau_girls_state/shop/home. A flyer will be emailed as event approaches via email list generated from track wrestling registrations. These are to be purchased online and are to be picked up at Girl’s State weigh-ins. They will not be for sale at the event. 100% of all sales goes toward “AAU Girls Team Iowa”.
Questions? Contact: AAU Director: Wes Creason firstname.lastname@example.org, AAU Girls Director: Jason Loyd email@example.com
GIRLS TEAM IOWA NEEDS YOU!
FOLLOW INFORMATION ON FACEBOOK @ “AAU Girls State and Team Iowa” see if your wrestler would like to be part of our girls’ Team Iowa and dual team events.
*This event is hosted by: Iowa AAU*
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