Middle School

Events

High School Nationals middle school Division

MAY 19-21, 2020
Virginia Beach, VA

The Middle School event will be conducted side-by-side with the High School National event. The Middle School wrestlers will be competing in the same arena with all the high school athletes in the High School Nationals!

Tournament Divisions

Girls
Enrolled in Grades 9-12 during 2019-2020 School Year
Middle School
Enrolled in Grades 6-8 during 2019-2020 School Year
Senior
Senior eligibility 2019-2020 School Year
Junior
Junior eligibility 2019-2020 School Year
Sophomore
Sophomore eligibility 2019-2020 School Year
Freshman
Freshman eligibility 2019-2020 School Year

General Event INformation

Registration Opens: January 6, 2020

Registration Closes:  May 12, 2020

Registration Fee: $65.00

Wrestlers Must Weigh-In Wearing a Singlet!

75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 112, 119, 127, 135, 142, 154, 165, 180, 230

There will be one weigh-in for the entire event with a 3-pound weight allowance. 
i.e. 75 weight class will be 78 pounds 

Wrestlers must be enrolled in grades 6th-8th during the 2019-2020 school year. There
are NO exceptions!

Please Note: If you are NOT enrolled in 6th-8th grade, you will be disqualified  and will not be
able to compete the 2021 High School Nationals.

Middle School

Date: March 28, 2020 

 Time: 9:30-10:30 am

Pre-Pay During Registration  

  •  Fee: $20.00 (Purchased on the second page of registration)

Pay On-Site

 
  • Fee: $25.00 (cash only)
 
  • There is no penalty or fee to change your weight. All changes will occur on-site at the Head Table. If  you would like to update your weight class before March 24th, please email championshipevents@nhsca.com.
Please Note: Early weigh-in purchases are only valid for the 2020 NHSCA High School Nationals

Middle School

Date: March 28, 2020

 Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm

There is no penalty or fee to change your weight. All changes will occur on-site at the Head Table. If  you would like to update your weight class before March 24th, please email championshipevents@nhsca.com.

There is no penalty or fee to change your weight. 

Pre-Event: . If  you would like to update your weight class before March 24th, please email championshipevents@nhsca.com.

Onsite: All changes will occur  at the Head Table

If your wrestler has any skin issues, please print this form for your doctor. Form must be filled out by
doctor within 7 days of the start of competition at NHSCA Nationals and brought to weigh-ins.

Please note: We still reserve the right to override form if our head trainer/doctor sees any “active” skin
issues.

Middle School Match Times:

  • Championship Bracket: 1:30-1:30-1:30
  • Consolation Bracket: 1-1-1

There will be full wrestle backs for all consolation matches.
Please Note:  Future All American rounds will revert to 1:30-1:30-1:30

The National Wrestling Championships will follow the strictest interpretation of the NFHS rules with the
following exceptions:

  • Headgear is optional for high school (Unless a hair cover is required to meet grooming)
  • Uniform type is optional i.e. high school, club, generic singlet, two piece approved by Federation, etc.
  • Shoe laces are secured if double knotted but at your own peril
  • College out of bounds rules will be used for control and near-fall/falls

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Video challenges will be permitted starting with the Quarter-Finals in the championship bracket and the
Consolation Round of 12 in the consolation bracket. Coaches will be required to place a $50.00 deposit,
which will be returned if the call on the mat is changed.

Middle School Coaches:

  • All coaches MUST BE a current member of the NHSCA:
  • Coach Pass:
    •  Purchase On-Site:$30.00 on-site in the Lobby of Hall A (Method of payment accepted at the event are: School Checks, Cash, Credit. No personal checks will be accepted)

The All Event Coach Pass is your “ticket” into the event and you do not need to purchase a spectator admission ticket. The All Event Coach Pass in non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the Virginia Beach Convention Center during the following times: 

  • Thursday- 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Friday- Beginning at 7:00am 
  • Saturday- Beginning at 7:00am 
  • Sunday- Beginning at 7:00am 

Daily Tickets: 

  • Adult-  $30.00
  • Senior (65 & Older)- $15.00
  • Student (ages 7-18) – $15.00
  • Active Military (with ID) – FREE
  • Children 6 & Under – FREE

3 Day Passes :

  • Adult- $80.00
  • Senior (65 & Older)- $40.00
  • Student (ages 7-18) – $40.00
  • Active Military (with ID) – FREE
  • Children 6 & Under – FREE

The top eight (8) place finishers in each weight-class will receive awards as well as official recognition as a Future All-American. Upon achieving Future All-American status, you will receive a certificate with your award.

What airport is the closest to the event?

  • The closest airport is Norfolk. It is approximate 18 miles from the venue.
Do I have to wear my High School singlet?
  • No! You can wear any singlet of your choosing. School singlets are fine provided your school does not have an issue.

Do I have to wear a singlet to weigh-in?

  • Yes! All wrestlers are required to wear singlets for weigh ins. 
  • Uniform type is optional i.e. high school, club, generic singlet, two piece approved by Federation, etc.
 

Do I have to wear headgear?

  • No! Headgear is not required but recommended for your safety.
 
What are the hair and facial hair rules?
  • Facial hair must meet normal grooming standards; clean-shaven with sideburns no lower than the earlobes. 

  • We will allow hair length on the head to be longer than the NFHS grooming standards. There can be no hard items in the hair (beads, bobby pins, barrettes, hair clips, etc…) not can there be any hair treatments that are oily, greasy or slippery. If an individual wishes to war a hair cover that is legal and attaches properly to the headgear that is also allowed.

 

If I purchase a t-shirt, will it be shipped to me?

  • No! You will pick up your t-shirt on site during the event from the World Wide Sports Supply booth located in the lobby of the VBCC.
 

Can I bring a cooler in the convention center?

  • The VBCC does not allow outside food or beverages.
 

Will there be mat space to workout on Thursday?

  • Yes, mat space will be available during the weigh in times only!
 

Do I need to have a coach?

  • No, you are not required to have a coach. We do have an “orphan coach” that you can sign up for at the event as well!
 

 Do coaches have to check in on Thursday?

  • No, coaches can check in anytime throughout the duration of the event to pick up or purchase an All Events Coach Pass.

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