Fall National Duals


FALL National Duals

November 5-6, 2022
Ocean City, Maryland
  • Each Team Is Guaranteed 6 Matches During the Two Day Event
  • There will be dedicated mat space for challenge matches throughout the event.  Athletes who have received forfeits will be prioritized. 


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Tournament Divisions

* Grade Levels are For 2022-2023 School Year*

General EVENT Information

Register:  Click Here

Entry Fee: $700 per team (each team may have a maximum of 18 wrestlers) 

Deadline:  October 21st or when divisions caps are full

All teams MUST pay in full online when registering.

Additional wrestlers (over 18): There is a fee of $45 / additional wrestler and we suggest that you try to place the athlete on a team that has an incomplete roster.

It is the responsibility of the head coach to see that alternates are worked into dual meets or use the challenge mat

During the registration process: 

By choosing “5” you are indicating “we want to Dual against the very best competition that the event offers.”  If you choose “1” you are indicating that your dual team is less competitive and have a lot of inexperienced wrestlers.

By choosing any of the numbers between 1 and 5, you’re giving the event staff information on which initial pool to slot your team.  There will not be 5 levels of competition at this year’s event, but our staff will make every attempt to group your team into levels at least “next to” the level you’ve selected. 

Ultimately, the NHSCA event staff will do our best to make your selected level work.  However, we may need to make adjustments to make the event schedule work. 

Choose your teams level below.

  • Level 1 – Less Competitive
  • Level 2
  • Level 3
  • Level 4
  • Level 5 – Most Competitive
As a 501c3 non-profit serving members from across the country, representing all beliefs the NHSCA aims to be inclusive and considerate to all. The association values are rooted in kindness, collaboration and mutual respect.
  • A coach has tremendous influence upon student-athletes and shall never place winning above
    the value of instilling the highest ideals of character.
  • The coach shall strive to set an example of the highest ethical and moral conduct with the student-athlete, officials, the media, tournament officials and the public.
  • The coach shall speak to athletes who display unacceptable behavior
  • The coach shall respect and support contest officials by avoiding conduct which will incite players or spectators against the officials.
  • The coach shall promote good sportsmanship of spectators by working closely with tournament officials.
  • One of the goals of the NHSCA is to provide a positive experience and safe environment for
    student-athletes. Therefore adult coaches, officials, staff and volunteers shall maintain professionalism and avoid any appearance of impropriety in their relationships with students.
  • Coaches, in particular should recognize the influence, power and position of trust they have with students and should use this only in a student-athlete’s best interest.
  • Any incident regarding misconduct should be reported promptly to law enforcement or NHSCA personnel.
  • Although NHSCA does not maintain a background-screening process for any coach who completes a coaching application form, all coaches are hereby made aware that NHSCA reserves the right to adopt the rulings and findings set forth by other organizations including but not limited to USA Wrestling, AAU Wrestling, SafeSport and UWW. An applicant for coaching pass that is rejected by NHSCA will be given proper notice and opportunity to be heard with respect to the rejection of the coaching application.
  • NHSCA reserves the right to remove anyone from the event who is found to be barred from coaching by other jurisdictions even if this information is discovered after the event has begun.

Elementary: 32 Teams 

Middle School: 32 Teams

Girls High School: 12 Teams

Boys High School: 64 Teams 

Elementary: 52,56,60,65,70,75,80,85,90,95,100,110,120,150 (+1 lb Weight Allowance) 

Middle School: 75,80,85,90,95,100,105,112,119,127,135,142,154,165,180,230 (+2 lbs Weight Allowance)

Boys High School: 106, 113, 120,126,132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285 (+3 lbs Weight Allowance)

Girls High School: 100, 107, 114, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 165, 185, 235 (+3.0 lbs Weight Allowance)

Wrestlers MUST Weigh-In Wearing a Singlet!

When wrestlers weigh in, we will be using your actual weight to determine your eligible weight class. You will be eligible for that weight and the weight higher. (i.e. if you weigh in at 115.8, you will be eligible for 113 and 120)

Each Team is Guaranteed a Minimum of 6 Matches

Format for the two day event is TBD.

This schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the NHSCA and the City of Ocean City, Maryland!

Friday, Nov 4, 2022

  • Weigh-Ins

Saturday, Nov 5, 2022

  • Wrestling Begins -Pool Competition
Day 1 Schedules will be posted prior to the event!

Sunday, Nov 6, 2022

  • Wrestling Begins – Pool Competition

Fee: $100.00 per Team

  • More information will be forthcoming.

To coach at the 2022 NHSCA Fall National Duals, please complete both steps below:
1. Be a current member of the NHSCA. Membership is $40. — Click Here

2. Read the event code of conduct: Here

3. Purchase the 2022 NHSCA Fall National Duals Event Pass– coming soon

  • $35 online 

This is your ticket to enter as a coach. This is non-refundable and non-transferable.

You will pick up your coach’s pass onsite during the registration time on Friday. Passes will not be mailed to you. 

If you purchased the 2022 NHSCA All Event Coach Pass prior the High School Nationals, you do not need the Fall Duals Event Pass! You will show your ID to pick up your pass — Be sure your membership is current.


All teams will compete on Day 1 and Day 2 of the event.

** All Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.*

All rosters are due online by October 21, 2022 for seeding purposes. Rosters can still be changed after this date but the changes will not be included in the seeding process.

Athletes are only eligible to compete or be listed on one team roster & one division.  

If you are looking for a team, click here to register as a free agent.

Coach’s will reach out to you directly.

There will be dedicated mat space for challenge matches throughout the event.  Athletes who have received forfeits will be prioritized.

  • Each team is responsible for their own table worker. He or she will receive  an free entry. Team contacts will receive a lanyard at registration. Each table worker MUST be wearing this lanyard to enter the building and be matside.
  • This year we are collecting table workers contact information we can send them a tutorial about how to use the FloArena matside software prior to the event. 

Table Workers: Please watch this training video for matside scoring prior to arriving at the event! 

  • High School Division: 1.30-1.30-1.30
  • Middle School Division: 1.15-1.15-1.15
  • Elementary School Division: 1-1-1

All wrestlers are required to weigh-in in singlets.

Athletes flagged for suspected skin infections during the weigh-in process will be evaluated by a physician retained by the NHSCA who has the final decision to allow the athlete to compete.

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.

The NHSCA reserves the right to override form if our head trainer/doctor sees any “active” skin issues.

Dual tie breaker criteria is as follows:

1) Head to Head Competition (dual win not individual matches)
2) Total team points scored in dual competitions
3) Total team points scored against the team in dual competitions
Each time the tie is broken the next tie is broken by starting at the head to head again.

In the event of a 3-way (or greater) tie in a Round Robin (ex. Team A wins over Team B, B wins
over C, C wins over A). Here is how the criteria will break the tie.

Total Points for Teams in all Duals in the Round Robin. If this breaks the tie, the other Dual is
broken by the Head to Head matchup.

Example 1:
Team A – 175 points for
Team B – 150 points for
Team C – 200 points for
Team C wins, then B and C are decided by Head to Head matchup.

Example 2:
If 2 teams are tied for the most overall points, it then goes to least points giving up in all Duals
Team A – 200 points for, 75 points against
Team B – 150 points for, 50 points against
Team C – 200 points for, 85 points against

Team B wins, for giving up the least amount of points and A and C are decided by Head to Head match up.

If you have any questions or need assistance please email us at championshipevents@nhsca.com