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TAKEDOWNS ‘TIL SUNDOWN

SATURDAY JUNE 22, 2024

 

COVERED PAVILION – TOURNAMENT IS ON, RAIN OR SHINE

LIVE MUSIC – OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES – BARBEQUE CONCESSION

LOCATION

  • The Pittsburgh Shriners Center, 1877 Shriners Way, Cheswick, PA 15024

  • Venue details (see below)

  • Start time for all divisions is 11:30 AM

REGISTRATION FEES AND DEADLINES

  • Early Bird - $35 per wrestler  until Friday, June 7th at 10:00 pm

  • Regular Registration - $45 per wrestler from June 7th at 10:01 pm until Friday June 21st at 11:00 am

  • $30 for double bracket (must be in different age group) - handled on site at weigh-ins

  • $60 for Walk-in registration at weigh-ins

  • Weight changes at the scale for no additional cost

  • Limited to the first 400 paid registrations

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 11:00 AM ON FRIDAY, JUNE 21st

AGE & DIVISIONS

  • Age as of 12/31/23

  • Grade as of 2023-24 school year

  • Novice - 8U, 10U - must be in 2nd year of wrestling or less to qualify - NO STATE MEDALISTS

  • Open Age Divisions - 6U. 8U, 10U, 12U, 15U, High School (Grades 8-12)

  • Girls - 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 15U, High School, Senior

  • Senior - Graduated 2023 or earlier

Divisions & Weight Classes (Folkstyle)

NOVICE:

  • 8U NOVICE (+1 lb) - 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 85, 95, 110

  • 10U NOVICE (+1 lb) - 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 105, 120, 160

OPEN:

  • 6U (+1 lb) – 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 70, 80

  • 8U (+1 lb)– 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 85, 95, 110

  • 10U (+1 lb)– 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 105, 120, 160

  • 12U (+1 lb)- 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 115, 125, 135, 145, 160, 200​

  • 15U (+2 lbs)– 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 122, 130, 138, 145, 155, 165, 185, 210 , 250

  • HIGH SCHOOL(+3 lbs) – 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285

  • SENIOR (+4 lbs)- 125, 133, 141, 149, 157, 165, 174, 184, 197, 285

GIRLS

  • 6U (+1lb) – 40, 47, 55, 65, 80

  • 8U (+1lb) – 45, 52, 58, 65, 73, 82, 95, 110

  • 10U (+1lb) – 50, 58, 65, 73, 80, 92, 105, 120, 140

  • 12U (+1lb) – 55, 64, 73, 80, 92, 101, 112, 125, 160

  • 15U (+2lbs) – 71, 77, 83, 89, 96, 103, 110, 117, 125, 135, 148, 165, 200

  • HIGH SCHOOL (+3lbs) – 100, 106, 112, 118, 124, 130, 136, 142, 148, 155, 170, 190, 235

  • SENIOR - Madison Weights

 

PERIODS

  • 6U, 8U & GIRLS K-3RD GRADE: 1:00, 1:00, 1:00

  • 10U, 12U & GIRLS 4TH-6TH GRADE: 1:15, 1:15, 1:15

  • JUNIOR HIGH: 1:30, 1:30, 1:30

  • HIGH SCHOOL: 2:00, 1:30, 1:30

  • ALL DIVISIONS WILL HAVE MODIFIED OVERTIME WITH A 1 MINUTE AND 30 SECOND RIDEOUT

 

START TIME FOR ALL DIVISIONS

  • 11:30 AM

 

WEIGH-INS

  • FRIDAY WEIGH-INS

    • We are looking for clubs or community programs willing to offer satellite weigh-ins on Friday, 6/21.  Two free passes will be given for hosting a satellite weigh-in

    • If interested in hosting a satellite weigh-in, please email us at breakthechainswrestling@gmail.com

    • We will update the list below here with addresses and times once we have locations set. (no cost for early weigh-ins).   NO WALK-INS ACCEPTED ON FRIDAY.  WALK-INS ONLY ON SATURDAY AT THE PAVILION.

 

SATELLITE WEIGH-IN LOCATIONS FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 21st (NO WALK-INS)

Silo Wrestling Club

100 Taylor Rd

West Newton, PA  15089

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Contact Mike Lepley with any questions: lepley0904@yahoo.com

Phoenix Wrestling Club

103 Moosehill Rd

Millsboro, PA  15348

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Contact Randy Mort with any questions: acerandyjr4@gmail.com

Tri State Hammers

88 Charles Street

Shinnston, WV 26431

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Contact Shayla Akers with any questions: shayrenea1988@gmail.com

Showcase Fitness

505 Alder Street

Philipsburg, PA  16866

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Contact Coltyn Wrye with any questions: 814-380-6184

Gorilla House Gym

3200 Fairway Drive

Altoona, PA  16602

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Contact Donnie Rhodes with any questions:  814-932-9390  rhodesdo@fnb-corp.com

  • REGULAR WEIGH-INS, SATURDAY, JUNE 22nd (on-site at the Pavilion - WALK-INS ACCEPTED)

    • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

AWARDS

  • Custom Medals for top 3 Place Finishers

  • Awards for top 3 Teams

 

ADMISSION

  • General Admission - $10

  • Student - $5

  • 5 & under are Free

 

VENUE DETAILS

  • The Pittsburgh Shriners Center Pavilion is a great outdoor facility! 

  • We encourage families to bring bag chairs, canopy pop up tents, and any other outdoor games for making it an enjoyable experience.  No alcoholic beverages! No personal grills!!

Acoustic live performances!

Joe Brucker & Jeff Hartz 11:00am - 2:30pm

John Petrarca 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Hy-Wynz 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The facility has plenty of outdoor space for everyone to enjoy with a large field, playground area, and volleyball court.

  • The pavilion is a large facility with enough room to accommodate the tournament and spectators.

  • The pavilion is also supplied with:

    • Restrooms

    • Concession area

    • Stage for head table and live band

  • In the event of inclement weather, the facility has canvas tarps that unroll between the cement pillars to close in the pavilion.

  • To check out the facility, go to: https://www.pghshrinecenter.com/

 

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

This is a STAY-TO-SAVE TOURNAMENT - All non-commuting participants in the tournament are encouraged to book their hotel accommodations through this site. We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event. HBC guarantees that their rates are lower than the flexible rates online for the same hotel and room type.  Also the reservation is entirely cancellable so plan your sports-cation and make your reservations early!!  

You also have the ability to save a block of rooms for your team to ensure you are all staying in the same hotel!

Click HERE for a list of hotels and reservation information.

Deadline to book through this link is June 6th!

 

If you miss the deadline, need to cancel or modify your reservation please contact support@hbceventservices.com

 

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 (no true second)

  • 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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