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Battle in the Burgh

Saturday AUGUST 31, 2024

 

Battle in the Burgh started in 2014 and has proven year after year to be a competitive dual event featuring some of the best wrestlers in PA and surrounding states.  These duals saw an incredible 130 teams in 2021!  BITB is back under the original owners and we are proud to return to Western PA...back in the BURGH!

 

LOCATION

Monroeville Convention Center

209 Mall Boulevard

Monroeville, PA 15146

 

START TIME

8:30 am

DIVISIONS & WEIGHT CLASSES (grade as of 2024-25  school year):

*All Divisions are Folkstyle 

K-4th Grade (+1lb allowance)

40    45     50     55     60     65     70     75     80     85     90     95     100     UNL

K-8th Grade (+2lbs allowance)

50     55     60     65     70     75     80     85     90     95     100     105    112     120     128     136    UNL

 

High School (+3lbs allowance)

98     106     113     120     126     132    138     145     152     160     170     182     195     220     285

    

Girls K-12th  (+2 lbs allowance)

50   55   60   65   72   78   84   90   95   100   106   112   117    122   127   132   138   144   152   164   180

Matches: 

K – 4th Grade: 1:00 periods

K – 8th Grade: 1:15 periods

High School: 1:30 periods

Girls K-12th: 1:15 periods

 

All divisions will have a 1 minute overtime with a 30 second ride out

 

FEE: 

$500 K-4

$550 K-8 and High School

$600 Girls K-12

  • $50 off for each additional team

    • (ex. 1st team = $550, 2nd team = $500, 3rd team = $500, 4th team = $500 etc.)

 

  • 2 coaches and 1 table worker entry included with fee

    • Each team MUST provide an adult table worker

    • BTC will hold a brief training for table workers on 8/31

 

REGISTRATION:

Deposit of $100 to hold spot

  • Deposit, or Full Payment, can be submitted using the link below:

BATTLE IN THE BURGH REGISTRATION LINK

Balance must be paid by Friday, August 16th

 

Anyone who wishes to pay the balance with cash or check in person should contact us to make arrangements.  Email us at battleintheburghwrestling@gmail.com

 

ROSTERS:

Rosters with accomplishments should be submitted by Friday, August 23rd at midnight.

    

  • Links to submit rosters will be given to team contact.

  • Teams without accomplishments listed will not get seeded.

  • Changes can be made to rosters on the day of the tournament up until 8:30am.

  • Wrestlers can wrestle on more than one team, but in different divisions.

 

WEIGH-INS:  

Early Weigh-ins (optional):

  • Friday, 8/30 – 2pm to 4pm – Cost is $20 per wrestler

Regular Weigh-ins:

  • Friday, 8/30 – 6pm to 8pm

Saturday morning weigh-ins

  • Saturday, 8/31 - 7am-7:30am

    • WRESTLERS MUST SUBMIT FOR WEIGHING IN ON SATURDAY MORNING BY EMAILING US AT BREAKTHECHAINSWRESTLING.COM  THIS WEIGH-IN IS A COURTESY FOR A SMALL GROUP WHO MAY NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE FRIDAY NIGHT WEIGH-INS.  ​

*ALL WEIGH-INS WILL BE HELD ON SITE AT THE MONROEVILLE CONVENTION CENTER*

 

 

HOTELs:

Coming soon

 

 

AWARDS: 

  • Top 4 Placing Teams in each division receive awards

  • Individual awards for Team Champions, Runners-Up and 3rd place Teams

  • Each team receives Outstanding Wrestler award

 

ADMISSIONS: 

  • $20 Adults

  • $10 Students

  • 5 years old and under - FREE

 

FREE AGENTS:

Anyone interested in being put on the free agent list please email battleintheburghwrestling@gmail.com  with the following information:

  • Wrestler's Name

  • Division

  • Weight Class

  • Parent Name

  • Parent Phone Number

  • Parent Email

  • Any notable accomplishments

The list is emailed to all of the coaches on a regular basis.  The coaches will contact you directly to add you to their team.

BRACKETS

The tournament will be run on FloArena

RULES:​​
  • New High School rules will be in effect (3 point takedowns, back points, etc)
  • Headgear optional
  • College Out of Bounds

  • Singlet not required at weigh-ins

  • Modified scholastic rules used for all divisions. Tournament will be double elimination or round robin.

  • Tournament Director reserves the right to combine weight classes upon need.

  • All officials’ decisions are final

  • No video reviews

  • Any disrespectful conduct towards wrestlers, adults, staff, or officials will not be tolerated and can result in removal from the tournament

 

NO REFUNDS WITHIN 48 HOURS OF TOURNAMENT

Challenges:
- Anyone wishing to challenge the age or experience level of a wrestler must present physical proof prior to or during the tournament.
- Any wrestler found wrestling in a division that they are not eligible for, by age or experience level, will be removed from the tournament.
- Final decision is left to the discretion of the Tournament Director.

 

Please contact battleintheburghwrestling@gmail.com with any questions

Note Location change as of 7/16/24!!

10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!

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