2022 PA Novice State Championship

Register today for the 2nd Annual State Championship tournament limited to first and second year wrestlers!  

Medals for Top 4 Placewinners
Podium Pictures Taken for Top 4 Placewinners

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Tournament Details

Date:
Time:
Sunday, February 13th, 2021
Split Start: 9am (6U & 9-10) and 2pm (7-8 & 11-12)
Location:
Entry Fee:
C3 Sports & Events Center
200 Ellis Place
State College, PA 16801
$40 tournament entry fee
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Weigh-ins:
Session I Wrestlers: February 13, 7-7:45am
Session II Wrestlers: February 13, 11am-Noon

(Session II wrestlers can weigh-in during Session I weigh-ins for early weigh-in fee of $20)
 Wrestlers can change weights by e-mail through 2/9/22, 11:59pm.  Send e-mail with wrestler's name and registered weight + new weight class to panovicestates@gmail.com.  Weight changes after 2/9 can be made at the weigh-in for a fee of $20.
Early Weigh-ins:
Saturday, February 12, 6-8pm ($20 fee)

Qualifications

  1. Must be a Pennsylvania Resident
  2. Wrestler must have two (2) years or less experience competing.  This can be their second year of competing.  Years as a practice-room wrestler with no competitions do not count.
  3. No Keystone or PJW Boys Division State Qualifications (Girls Division Qualifiers ARE ELIGIBLE)
  4. Keystone's Future Stars placewinners are eligible as long as they meet the other qualifications listed here.
  5. All wrestlers MUST have a COPY of their Birth Certificate on-site in the event of an age challenge.
  6. LIMITED TO THE FIRST 400 REGISTRANTS

ATTENTION FIRST-YEAR WRESTLERS! 
THE BREAK-THE-CHAINS FUTURE CHAMPS FIRST YEAR WILL BE RUNNING
AT THE SAME TIME/SAME PLACE AS PA NOVICE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Divisions & Weight Classes

Ages 6 & Under: 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 80 (Session 1, 9am start)
Ages 7 - 8: 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 90, 105, 120 (Session 2, 2pm start)
Ages 9 - 10: 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 105, 120, 150 (Session 1, 9am start)
Ages 11 - 12: 65, 75, 85, 95, 105, 115, 140, 180 (Session 2, 2pm start)
AGE AS OF 12/31/2021
NO WEIGHT ALLOWANCE 

Match & Advancement Rules

  1. Modified PIAA Rules: Three 1-Minute Periods, 10-point Technical Fall, One, 1-Minute OT followed by UTB if necessary
  2. Headgear is Recommended but Not Required
  3. Double Elimination
  4. No True Second
  5. Medals  for 1st-4th Placewinners
  6. Podium pictures will be taken for placewinners in all divisions

Coaches & Spectators

  1. Each wrestler may have a maximum of two persons in their corner, during their match.  
  2. Each registered and weighed-in wrestler may purchase unlimited spectator passes per session.
  3. Spectator passes will be sold for $15/ea ($5 for students 17 years and younger; no-charge for ages 5 & younger) and are valid for a single-session.
  4. No chairs provided. Bag chairs are encouraged!
  5. Concessions available.  

Refund Policy

Refunds should be requested via e-mail to panovicestates@gmail.com prior to February 3, 2022.  Refunds will be issued on a case-by-case basis, typically for injury or illness only.  The refund amount will equal the registration fee minus a $10 processing fee.  The processing fee covers the transaction costs charged by our vendors associated with receiving your registration and issuing the refund.  Refund requests submitted after February 2, 2022 will not be approved in any case.  Refunds will be issued within 30 days of approval.