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MI Grappler Youth Fab 50

The Michigan Grappler Youth Fab 50 Tournament Series is a youth wrestling tournament series which will award youth wrestlers in MI points for placing in youth tournaments throughout the season.  The goal is to identify the wrestlers around the state who had the best overall success throughout  season.

HOW TO BE INCLUDED:

​​​​​​​1) Must be a Grappler Gold Annual Member
2) Fill out Fab 50 Entry Form
3) Check standings as they are released and e-mail migrappler@gmail.com if you see any errors

FAB 50 SCORING

SCORING:
Note: If a platinum, gold, or silver event awards only the top 4 places, then only those places earn points from that event.  Likewise, if an event awards more than 6 places, ONLY the top 6 will earn points.
 

Bronze 
All MYWA season tournaments
1st - 4
2nd - 3
3rd - 2
4th - 1

Silver
GREIGHTS, MYWA Regionals
1st - 10
2nd - 8
3rd - 6
4th - 5
5th - 4
6th - 3

Gold
Spartan Country, Monster Medal, Grand River Rumble Open, Border Wars Nationals
1st - 14
2nd - 12
3rd - 10
4th - 9
5th - 8
6th - 7

Platinum
MYWA State Finals, NUWAY Nationals, NUWAY Summer Nationals, Freak Show
1st - 20
2nd - 18
3rd - 16
4th - 14
5th - 12
6th - 10

Super Platinum
Grappler Fall Classic
1st - 30
2nd - 26
3rd - 24
4th - 22
5th - 20
6th - 18
 

MAJOR EVENTS

DATE EVENT LOCATION SCORING LEVEL
10/14 Grappler Fall Classic Battle Creek, MI Super Platinum
10/21-10/22 Freak Show Las Vegas, NV Platinum
11/4 Border Wars Nationals Battle Creek, MI Gold
12/16-12/17 Christmas Sparty Lansing, MI Gold
1/5 NUWAY Great Lakes Championships Fort Wayne, IN Gold
MYWAY Regionals Silver
BW Monster Medal Brighton, MI Gold
MYWAY State Finals Lansing, MI Platinum
NUWAY Nationals Battle Creek, MI Platinum
Grand River Rumble Open Lansing, MI Gold
NUWAY Summer Nationals New Jersey Platinum

Note - these are only the major events, every single MYWAY event throughout the season also counts towards the Fab 50.  Click here for the full MYWAY schedule.


AWARDS

WRESTLERS OF THE YEAR

5 Wrestlers of the Year will be awarded, one for each age group.  The wrestler of the year will be the eligible wrestler in each age group who scores the most points, and will be awarded a custom MIG Youth Wrestler of The Year Trophy.  They will also be featured on the MIG Fab 50 poster.

THE FAB 50

The MIG Youth Fab 50 will consist of the top 10 point scorers from each of the 5 age categories at the end of the season.  These 50 wrestlers will receive custom MIG Fab 50 wrestling bags and will all be listed on the MIG Fab 50 Poster.

AGE DIVISIONS

Age divisions are based on your birth year, the same way MYWAY Age Divisions are determined.  The age divisions are as follows:

  • 5-6 Year Old (2013, 2012, 2011 birthdays)
  • 7-8 Year Old (2010-2009)
  • 9-10 Year Old (2008-2007)
  • 11-12 Year Old (2006-2005)
  • 13-14 Year Old (2004-2003)

FAB 50 RULES

RULES:
  • Wrestlers in grades 8 and below are eligible.  High School wrestlers are NOT eligible for The Fab 50.  Grade is based on 2017-18 school year.
  • Only Michigan residents are eligible
  • Points can be earned by wrestler’s placing in any of the Fab 50 credited events listed on the schedule
  • Only one placing can be used from a single event (for example if someone competes in 2 age groups or weight classes at a tournament and places in both, only one placing can count towards Fab 50.)
  • To be included - Wrestler/Parent/Coach must submit a Fab 50 Entry Form.  Person submitting the Entry Form must be a Grappler Gold Annual Member, only one Fab 50 entry per Gold membership.
    * If you have multiple children/siblings contact migrappler@gmail.com for instructions.
  • Standings will be tabulated for all those eligible wrestlers (who have been properly registered for the Fab 50), every month throughout the season.  The final standings will be tabulated at the end of July to determine the final awards.  Wrestlers may be registered late, or mid-season and we will go back and tabulate their past results.
  • Placing in "novice" or "rookie" divisions of tournaments will not count towards the Fab 50 
 

PAST FAB 50 WINNERS

2015 - Stoney Buell (Dundee) & Talan Parsons (St Johns)
2014 - Austin Franco (Lakeshore)
2013 - Dominick Lomazzo (Dundee)
2012 - Easton Turner (Shamrock WC)
2011 - Andrew Hughes (Spartan Lightning)
2010 - Caden Natale (Shamrock WC)
2009 - Zack Cooper (Xtreme)
2008 - Mark Hall (CMS)