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

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

Sunday, March 13th, 2021
Split Start: 9am (7U & 11U) and 2pm (9U & 13U)
Blair County Convention Center
1 Convention Center Drive

Altoona, PA 16602
$40 tournament entry fee
(Register on-line through Thursday, March 10, 11:59 PM)
Session I Wrestlers: March 13, 7-8am
Session II Wrestlers: March 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 3/9/22, 11:59pm.  Send e-mail with wrestler's name and registered weight + new weight class to panovicestates@gmail.com.  Weight changes after 3/9 can be made at the weigh-in for a fee of $20.
Saturday, March 12, 6-8pm ($20 fee)

Eligibility:

  1. Must be a Pennsylvania Resident
  2. Wrestler must have three (3) years or less experience competing.  This can be their third year of competing.  Years as a practice-room wrestler with no competitions do not count.
  3. No 2021 Boys Division Keystone Medalists
  4. All wrestlers MUST have a COPY of their Birth Certificate on-site in the event of an age challenge.
  5. LIMITED TO THE FIRST 400 REGISTRANTS

By submitting a paid registration for this event, you understand and acknowledge that your wrestler has  3 or less years of wrestling competition experience, is a PA Resident and did not medal in a boys division at Keystone State Championship in 2021.  If your wrestler does NOT meet the criteria to compete in this event and proof is presented to the Tournament Director, your wrestler will be disqualified immediately and you will not be eligible for a refund.

IF YOU BELIEVE THAT A WRESTLER DOES NOT MEET THE CRITERIA OF PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT, YOU NEED TO PRESENT PHYSICAL PROOF (eg. Bracket from PJW/Keystone or Bracket from 3/31/2019 or prior) TO THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR DURING THE EVENT.  

2021-22 Season: 4/1/2021 - 3/31/2022

2020-21 Season: 4/1/2020 - 3/31/2021

2019-20 Season: 4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020

 

Wrestlers with competition experience prior to 4/1/2019 are not permitted in this event.

Tournament Details

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

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Divisions & Weight Classes

Ages 7 & Under: 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 100 (SESSION I)
Ages 8 - 9: 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 105, 115, 140 (SESSION II) 
Ages 10 - 11: 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 110, 120, 135, 150, 165 (SESSION I)
Ages 12 - 13: 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 110, 120, 135, 150, 165, 185, 220 (SESSION II)
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.  Note: This is a State Tournament venue.  Admission fees are based on NO COACHES PASSES being sold.
  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 March 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 March 2, 2022 will not be approved in any case.  Refunds will be issued within 30 days of approval.