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WHO WILL BE THE 2023 #1 MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAM IN THE NATION?
In 2022, Team Iowa Black captured the championship. Can they survive the 2023 challenge? Start planning now to bring your AAU District/State All-Star Team to this outstanding tournament. Each team will be guaranteed 7 duals & most get 8 duals.
Weigh-ins: Friday, March 31, 2023; 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
2 Pound Allowance To All Competitors
Wrestling: Saturday April 1 & Sunday April 2, 2023
Start at 8:00 AM Both Days
WHERE: HyVee Hall: 730 3rd St Des Moines, IA 50309
WHO: Members of Any Wrestling Organization Currently Enrolled In 6TH - 8TH Grade. Maximum Age 15 (If You Turn 16 In 2023 - You’re Ineligible). AAU Card and Copy of Birth Certificate Required at Weigh-ins. AAU CARDS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE AT www.aausports.org FOR $14.00.
TEAMS WILL BE ALLOWED UP TO 3 WRESTLERS FROM ADJOINING AAU DISTRICT.
Please contact Wes Creason at email@example.com for approval of any wrestlers in this category to make sure they meet the guidelines. All out of AAU District wrestlers must be approved.
FORMAT: Folkstyle, 7 Matches Minimum. All Matches 1 ½- 1½ - 1 ½ minutes periods.
Pool wrestling followed by team championship brackets.
AWARDS: AAU Championship medals for top teams and individuals & individuals who attain All American status.
Team Trophies/Plaques for 1st through 4th place plus consolation bracket champions.
TEAMS: 20 Weights, 5 Alternates, 3 Coaches, and 2 Workers.
Weights: 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125, 130, 135, 140, 145, 152, 160, 171, 189, 250
COST: $825.00 Per Team: Online Payment Due March 25, 2023.
Click ForTeam Registration: Online Team Registration & Payment
OFFICIALS: HS Certified Officials Only
DAILY ADMISSION: Adults $15 per Day
Kids Ages 5-16 $10 Per Day
Kids Age 5 & Under Free
MORE INFORMATION: CONTACT Matt Young at 515-681-3262 or E-Mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
INDIVIDUAL MEDAL CRITERIA: Minimum of 6 matches wrestled: No Losses—Gold, 1 Loss—Silver, 2 Losses—Bronze, 3 Losses--Copper
ELIGIBILITY: All wrestlers must be enrolled in 6th through 8th grades and not turn 16 in 2023 to be eligible to compete. Coaches please make sure you have the following information available for your team members at weigh-ins. • Current AAU Card (Available online at: www.aausports.org ) • Copy of Birth Records • Copy of Report Card or School Grade Certification (On School Letterhead) • Email approval of out of AAU District/State Team Members
ONLY 3 TEAM MEMBERS CAN BE FROM ADJOINING DISTRICTS (ASSOCIATION) All teams must meet AAU National guidelines as stated in the AAU National Code as well as meet both the grade and age requirements for this championship. Your 3 athletes from outside your AAU district must reside in an adjoining district. Here are the Code Guidelines:
4.3 Membership and Residency. 4.3.1 Adult members will not be bound by residence requirements. 4.3.2 Youth members must register in the District of their bona fide residency, except as follows: 126.96.36.199 A youth member who resides in the county of one District that adjoins a county of another District and who attends a school located in the adjoining county will have the option of registering in either District. 188.8.131.52 A youth member subject to a written joint legal custody arrangement whose custodians reside in different Districts shall have the option of registering in either District. 184.108.40.206 A bona fide student at an educational institution may be considered a resident of the District in which the institution is located. 4.3.3 Persons living outside the U.S. may register in the closest District or with the District where the competition they are first participating in will take place. The respective National Sports Committee rules shall govern their participation in AAU competitions. BYLAW 6. ELIGIBILITY 6.1 A youth member may elect to participate in his or her District of bona fide residence or a District that geographically adjoins that District. Exception: In team sports a maximum of three (3) members may participate with a team in an adjoining District. [Team sports include baseball, basketball, field hockey, hockey, soccer, softball, wrestling and volleyball.]
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