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WHO WILL BE THE 2021 #1 Freshman/Sophomore Team in the Nation?
The Iowa Black Team Captured the Championship. Can the Iowa Black Team Survive The 2021 Challenge?
Start Planning Now to Bring Your AAU District/State All-Star Team to This Outstanding Tournament.
Each Team Will Be Guaranteed 7 Duals.
April 1st -3rd, 2021
Thursday April 1st, 2021
5:00 TO 8:00 PM
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Friday, April 2nd and Saturday, April 3rd, 2021
– Starting at 8:00 A.M. Both Days
Members of Any Wrestling Organization Currently Enrolled as a Freshman or Sophomore in 2021.
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 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.
Folkstyle, 7 Matches Minimum. All Matches 2-2-2 minute periods.
Pool wrestling followed by team championship brackets.
AAU Championship medals for teams and individuals.
Team Trophies/Plaques for 1st through 4th place plus consolation bracket champions.
15 Weights, 5 Alternates, 3 Coaches, and 2 Workers.
WGTS: 98, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, HWT. (2lb. NFHS Growth Allowance)
$800.00/ Team (1ST 48 Teams with intent to participate filed & deposit of $200.00/Team Received by February 15, 2021
Balance due March 15, 2021.
$100.00 Late fee for any additional teams or deposits received after February 15th or balance payments made after March
HS Certified Officials Only
$15.00, 2 DAY PASS $25.00 ADULTS/ $15.00 KIDS (Age 5-16)/Under 5 Free
Rooms are blocked under “AAU Freshman/Sophomore Duals”
At the following Wrestling Friendly Host:
6111 FLEUR DR, DES MOINES, IOWA
515 287 2400
1 800 248 4013
See additional attachment for more choices.
**MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS PRIOR TO 2/15/2021**
HOSTED BY: IOWA AAU WRESTLING
APRIL 1ST -3RD, 2021
HyVee Hall B & C Des Moines, IOWA
• 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.
WEIGH IN: Thursday April 1, 2021 - 5 – 8 PM
HyVee Hall, 730 3rd St, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Wrestling: Friday, April 2nd and Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 – Starting at 8:00 A.M. Both Days
All competitors have until the close of weigh-ins to make weight. MUST MAKE SCRATCH WEIGHT. (Plus 2 lb. NFHS Growth
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: Members of Any Wrestling Organization Currently Enrolled as a Freshman or Sophomore in 2021.
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 DISTRICT (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:
22.214.171.124 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.
126.96.36.199 A youth member subject to a written joint legal custody arrangement whose
custodians reside in different Districts shall have the option of registering in
188.8.131.52 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: CALL Ron Peterson at 515-249-3586 or E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
TEAM ENTRY FORM – INTENT TO PARTICIPATE
ENTRY FEE: $800.00 IF DEPOSIT RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 15, 2021
($200.00 DEPOSIT WILL GUARANTEE A SPOT FOR YOUR TEAM)
$800.00 BALANCE DUE BY MARCH 15, 2021 or ADD $100.00 LATE FEE.
MAIL YOUR INFO NOW TO RESERVE A SPOT
TEAM NAME _________________________________________
AAU DISTRICT or STATE ________________
CONTACT _____________________PHONE ______________
E-MAIL ____________________ FAX _________________
CITY ________________STATE _________ZIP _________
MAIL TO: Freshman/Sophomore National Duals
% Ron Peterson
1500 W. 6th Avenue
INDIANOLA, IA 50125
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Freshman/Sophomore National Duals
Coaches: You must have an AAU Coaching Card and Certification to coach matside.
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