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AAU MIDDLE SCHOOL NATIONALS

Lee Pamulak AAU Middle School National Duals

WHO WILL BE THE 2022 #1 MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAM IN THE NATION?

In 2021, Team Iowa Black Captured The Championship. Can Legends of Gold Survive The 2022 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.

WHEN:

APRIL 8th  - 10th, 2022 

Weigh-ins:

FRIDAY  APRIL 8TH, 2022     

5:00 TO 8:00 PM

at

MidAmerican Energy Company RecPlex

6500 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Wrestling:

Saturday April 9, 2022 and Sunday April 10, 2022

– Starting at 8:00 A.M. Both Days

*Dependent on number of teams may expand to multiple sessions

**Session assignments are TBA after completion of registrations

 

WHERE:

MidAmerican Energy Company RecPlex

6500 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266

WHO:

Members of Any Wrestling Organization Currently Enrolled In 6TH Through 8TH Grade. Maximum Age 15 (If You Turn 16 In 2022 - You’re Ineligible).

AAU Card and Copy of Birth Certificate Required at Weigh-ins.                        

AAU CARDS CAN BE PURCHASED ON-LINE AT www.aausports.org  FOR $14.00.                                          

TEAMS WILL BE ALLOWED UP TO 3 WRESTLERS FROM ADJOINING AAU DISTRICT.                                        

Please contact Wes Creason at aauwrestlingiowa@gmail.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 teams and individuals.

 Team Trophies/Plaques for 1st through 4th place plus consolation bracket champions. 
 
TEAMS:        20 Weights, 5 Alternates, 3 Coaches, and 2 Workers.      

WGTS: 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125, 130, 135, 140, 145, 152, 160, 171, 189, 250    
 
COST:            $800.00/ Team (1ST 48 Teams with intent to participate filed & deposit of $200.00/Team Received by March 1st, 2022– Balance due April 1, 2022. $100.00 Late fee for any additional teams or deposits received after February 15th or balance payments made after April 1, 2022.              

OFFICIALS: HS Certified Officials Only              

DAILY ADMISSION $15.00, 2 DAY PASS $25.00 ADULTS/ $15.00 KIDS (Age 5-16)/Under 5 Free 
 
  MORE INFORMATION:

CONTACT Matt Young

515-287-2400

 E-MAIL AT: mmyoung1711@gmail.com
 

Hotel Information:

Rooms are blocked under “AAU MIDDLE SCHOOL DUALS”

At the following Wrestling Friendly Host:

HOLIDAY INN/AIRPORT      

6111 FLEUR DR

DES MOINES, IOWA

515 287 2400

1 800 248 4013

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**MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS PRIOR TO 2/15/2021**
         

• This event is sanctioned by the Amateur Athletic Union of the U. S., Inc.

 • All participants must have a current AAU membership.  

• AAU membership may not be included as part of the entry fee to the event.

• AAU membership must be obtained before the competition begins except where the event operator has a laptop available with an internet connection. Participants are encouraged to visit the AAU web site www.aausports.org to obtain their membership.  
 
 
 GENERAL INFORMATION

WEIGH IN:  

Friday - April 8, 2022   5PM – 8 PM

MidAmerican Energy Company RecPlex

6500 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266

     

Wrestling:

 Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th, 2022 – Starting at 8:00 A.M. Both Days – 

*Dependent on number of teams may expand to multiple sessions

**Session assignments are TBA after completion of registrations

 
All competitors have until the close of weigh-ins to make weight. MUST MAKE SCRATCH WEIGHT. (NO SCALE ALLOWANCE) All competitors must wear a singlet to weigh-ins. 
 
 COMPETITION: All Teams will be seeded in team pools based on past finish by team.  First time teams will be randomly seeded.  (Size of pools will be subject to adjustment based on total number of teams entered.)  After pool wrestling, teams will be seeded into preliminary brackets based on pool performance and then on point differential seeding.  Based on the number of teams entered teams will then move to either championship or consolation brackets.  Every team should wrestle a minimum of 7 dual meets.  Every effort will be made to make sure all alternates get as many exhibition matches as possible.   
 
AWARDS: Top 4 teams will receive team awards.  Consolation bracket champions will also receive team awards.  National Championship individual medals will be awarded to team members and individuals.   
 
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 2022 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: 4.3.2.1 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. 4.3.2.2 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. 4.3.2.3 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.] 
 
QUESTIONS: 

Matt Young

515-681-3262

 

E-MAIL:

mmyoung1711@gmail.com
  
 
TEAM ENTRY FORM – INTENT TO PARTICIPATE  ENTRY FEE: $800.00 IF DEPOSIT RECEIVED BY March 1st, 2022 ($200.00 DEPOSIT WILL GUARANTEE A SPOT FOR YOUR TEAM) $600.00 BALANCE DUE BY April 1st, 2022 or ADD $100.00 LATE FEE.   
 
MAIL YOUR INFO NOW TO RESERVE A SPOT 
 
TEAM NAME _________________________________________ 
 
AAU DISTRICT or STATE ________________  
 
CONTACT _____________________PHONE ______________ EMAIL ____________________________ FAX _________________ 
 
ADDRESS _____________________________________________ 
 
CITY________________STATE _________ZIP _________ 
 
 
MAIL TO:

 Lee Pamulak MSN Duals

% Matt Young

12470 70th AVE

INDIANOLA, IA 50125  
 
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:  Lee Pamulak MSN Duals    

Coaches:  You must have an AAU Coaching Card and Certification to coach mat side.   
 
 

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