Date: Saturday October 13th, 2018
Wrestling begins at 12:00pm Noon
Location: Jenison Fieldhouse, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Registration: Online Registration Opens August 1st. Tournament will be limited to the first 200 entries, if capacity is not met during pre-registration then walk-up registration will be allowed.
Wrestler Registration Fee:
Format: One day event. double elimination bracket format. Standard Folkstyle rules will be used with the addition of College Riding Time.
*NOTE - Round Robin format may be used if brackets are 5 or less wrestlers.
Standard folkstyle out of bounds rules will be used, NOT the college extended out of bounds rules. Consolation bracket will wrestle back to the Top 4 place winners who will earn GFC All-American honors.
Match Length: 3 x 1.5 minute periods for Championship Rounds, 1-1-1 periods for Consolation Rounds
Awards: Custom Plaques for Top 4 Placers in each weight. Custom Award for Outstanding Wrestler and Most Falls Award. Outstanding Wrestler Award chosen by GFC Staff.
Seeding - Grappler Fall Classic staff will seed up to 8 wrestlers in each weight class based on past state and National accomplishments. All seeding information must be entered upon Registration. Registration deadline to be considered for seeding will be Saturday, October 6th at 10pm EST.
Ages: 7-12 Grade Division - Grades 7th-12th for 2018-19 School Year
*All entries MUST be in 7th -12th grade, 6th grade and under will not be eligible to compete in Girls division.
Weights: 84, 90, 102, 108, 114, 120, 126, 132, 139, 146, 155, HWT
Friday October 12th, 6:00-7:30pm @ Jenison Fieldhouse
Saturday October 13th, 9:30-10:00am
**Wrestlers will be required to wear singlet or shirts/shorts when weighing in.
**If Walk-Up Registration is available, anyone who is not pre-registered will not be seeded and will be drawn in to their bracket.
Weight Class Changes - Upon registration you will enter your weight class. If you choose to change that weight you will need to do so by October 6th at 10pm in order to be pre-seeded at your new weight class.
Wrestlers may change weights at any time, however, after 10/6 they may be unable to be seeded at their new weight class.
To change weight after registration - login into your TrackWrestling Registration and change it or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Headger: Optional, not required
MIDDLE SCHOOL & ELEMENTARY DIVISION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
August 1st - Registration Opens
October 6 - Deadline to register for seeding purposes
October 9 - Pre-Seeds released on MichiganGrappler.com & AWP
October 12 - Check-in & Weigh-Ins (6:00-7:30pm @ Jenison Fieldhouse)
October 13 - Wrestling goes to completion
-- 9:30-10:00am – Saturday Weigh-Ins
-- 12:00 Noon – Girls Division begins wrestling
-- 6:00pm (estimate) - Girls Divisions competition completed