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FIRST YEAR FINALE
March 12, 2023

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LOCATION:

C3 SPORTS & EVENTS CENTER located at 200 Ellis Place, State College, PA 16801

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


REGISTRATION:
- Cost is $35 online by Friday, 2/24, at 11:59pm
- Cost is $45 online from 2/25 to 3/10 at 10:00pm
- 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
- First Year Only – Must have less than one year of experience (no competition experience prior to 6/1/22)



WEIGHT CLASSES (+1 pound allowance):
5U – 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 70, 80 – Session 1

7U – 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 85, 110 – Session 2

9U – 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 85, 90, 95, 110, 130 – Session 1

11U – 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 105, 120, 135, 150 – Session 2


WEIGH-INS:
Early Weigh-ins: Saturday, March 11th 

  • 6:00pm to 8:00pm ($20 per wrestler)


Regular Weigh-ins: Sunday, March 12th 

  • Session 1 – 7:00am to 8:00am

  • Session 2 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

ANY CHANGES TO AGE DIVISION, WEIGHT CLASS, NAME OR TEAM NAME CAN BE ADDRESSED AT THE SCALES

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ATTENTION 2nd & 3rd YEAR WRESTLERS! 
THE BTC SUPER NOVICE SLAM TOURNAMENT WILL BE RUNNING
AT THE SAME TIME/SAME PLACE AS THE FIRST YEAR FINALE! 
WRESTLERS ARE PERMITTED TO ENTER BOTH TOURNAMENTS IF ELIGIBLE!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

HOTELS:

We are pleased to work with hotels in the area to offer a block of rooms for our tournament. Please click here for more information and registration links!

 

AWARDS:
- Medals for top 4 Place Finishers in each bracket


MATCH LENGTH:
- 1:00 periods

- 10 point tech fall

ADMISSION:
$15 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

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 breakthechainswrestling@gmail.com with any questions

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