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CLASH AT THE CATHEDRAL

Clash at the Cathedral is a one-of-a-kind wrestling opportunity that gives wrestlers the chance to compete in a national landmark! The castle-like building is a beautiful structure located 45 minutes north of Pittsburgh that we are sure the entire family will enjoy experiencing! To take a look at the building and the history, check out the website at: https://www.cathedralnewcastle.com/

Location:
Scottish Rite Cathedral Historical Landmark New Castle, PA
110 E Lincoln Ave, New Castle PA, 16101

Session 1 - 9:00am start         
Session 2 - 2:00pm start
Doors open 7:00am



Registration:
- Cost is $35 online by Friday, 12/23, at 11:59pm
- Cost is $45 online from 12/24 to 1/6 at 11:59pm
- Double bracket available for $30
- Walk-in registration available on day of tournament for $60





Age & Divisions:
- Age as of 12/31/22 at midnight
- Grade as of 2022-23 School Year
- Novice – Must be in 2 nd year of wrestling or less to qualify
- First Year Only – Must have less than one year of experience (no competition experience prior to 9/1/22)
- Open Age Divisions – 8U, 10U, 12U
- Novice Divisions – 6U, 8U, 10U
- First Year Only – 6U, 8U
- Girls – 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U (All Madison Weights)
- *Girls can enter boys division for free if less than 3-person bracket



Weight Classes:

Open (+1 lb allowance)
8U – 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 85, 95, 110 (Session 2)
10U –50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 105, 120, 150 (Session 1)
12U – 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 115, 125, 135, 145, 160, 200 (Session 2)


Novice (+1 lb allowance)
6U – 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 70, 80 (Session 2)
8U – 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 85, 95, 110 (Session 1)
10U – 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 105, 120, 150 (Session 2)
12U – 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 115, 125, 135, 145, 160, 200 (Session 1)


First Year (+1 lb allowance)
6U – 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 70, 80 (Session 1)
8U – 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 85, 95, 110 (Session 2)


Girls
6U – Madison Weights (Session 1)
8U – Madison Weights (Session 2)
10U – Madison Weights (Session 1)
12U – Madison Weights (Session 2)


Weigh-ins:
Early Weigh-ins: Saturday, January 7th

  • 6:00pm to 7:00pm ($20 per wrestler)


Regular Weigh-ins: Sunday, January 8th

  • Session 1 – 7:00am to 8:00am

  • Session 2 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Awards:
- OPEN & GIRLS DIVISION CHAMPIONS - Custom Wooden Battle Axe
- Top 4 Place winners in all divisions receive custom medals
- Team Awards for Top 3 Teams Receive Viking Themed Plaques


Match Length:
- OPEN & Girls - 6U, 8U – 1:00 periods
- OPEN & Girls - 10U, 12U – 1:15 periods
- 1st Year & Novice – 1:00 periods

- 10 point tech fall

Admission:
$10 per person
$5 for students
5 &under free

Doors Open at 7:00am - Bag chairs encouraged - No outside food or drinks


Rules:
- 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

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 btcwrestlingusa@gmail.com with any questions