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WEST PENN DUALS

West Penn Duals started in 2012 as an 8 team event.  It grew quickly into a premiere national event with teams from all over the country.  Many of the best youth, junior high, and high school wrestlers out of Pennsylvania and surrounding states, have wrestled in WPD.  West Penn Duals is once again back where it should be...in Western PA!

The Original is Back!!!

November 11th and 12th


LOCATION:

Monroeville Convention Center

209 Mall Boulevard

Monroeville, PA 15146


START TIME: 

Wrestling starts at 8:30 am Saturday & Sunday

 

FEE:   

K-4, K-8, High School - 2 days, Saturday and Sunday

  • $800 per team

 

Girls - Saturday 11/11 ONLY

  • $550 per team

Community K-6 - Sunday 11/12 ONLY

  • $550 per team

 $50 off for each additional team

        (ex. 1st team = $800, 2nd team = $750, 3rd team = $750, 4th team = $750 etc.)

            

​**2 COACHES AND 1 TABLE WORKER INCLUDED WITH FEE-TO BE PICKED UP AT WEIGH-INS ONCE BALANCE IS PAID IN FULL**

**Please note, we will have a brief training for all Table Workers at 8:00 am on Saturday 11/11 and Sunday 11/12 - please make sure your designated table worker attends**

REGISTRATION: 

 

  • Deposit of $100 to guarantee spot

 

  • Deposit, Balance or Full Payment can be submitted by clicking button below:

 

 

  • Balance must be paid by Friday, October 27th  

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

 

 

WEIGH-INS:   

ONLY NEED TO WEIGH IN ONCE! 

Early weigh-ins for all divisions (optional):

  • Friday, November 10th, 2pm to 4pm – Cost is $20 per wrestler

Regular weigh-ins for K-4, K-8, High School and Girls K-8:

  • Friday, November 10th 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Regular weigh-ins for K-6 Community Division:

  • Saturday, November 11th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

We will have a short weigh-in on Saturday 11/11 and Sunday 11/12 from 7:00 am - 7:30 am BUT we must be notified in advance that you can not make the regular weigh-ins for your division.  This weigh-in is being offered as a courtesy for a few multi-sport athletes.  This is not an alternative for teams.  Please make sure you email your wrestler's name to ensure they are permitted to weigh-in during this time.

AGE:  

 

Based on grade as of 2023-24 School Year

*8th Graders are permitted to wrestle in the High School Division

 

DIVISIONS & WEIGHT CLASSES: 

ALL DIVISIONS ARE FOLKSTYLE

  •  K-4th grade (+1 lb allowance) - 2 days 11/11 and 11/12

    • 45     50     55     60     65     70     75     80     85     90     95     100     HWT     

  •  K-8th grade (+2 lb allowance) - 2 days 11/11 and 11/12

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

 

  • High School (+3 lb allowance) - 2 days 11/11 and 11/12

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

  • Girls K – 8th Grade Division (+2 lb) - Saturday 11/11 ONLY

    • 50   55   60   65   72   78   84   90   95   100   106   112   117    122   127   HWT

 

  • K-6th Grade Community/School League Division (+1 lb) - Sunday 11/12 ONLY

    • 45    50     55     60     65     70     75     80     85     90     95     100     105     112     120     HWT

 

K-6th GRADE COMMUNITY/School DIVISION RULES:

  • Team must be from the same school/community/league team.

  • Team can have a maximum of four wrestlers who are not from their school/community/league team.

  • NO CLUB TEAMS!!!

ROSTERS:

  • Rosters with accomplishments should be submitted by Friday, November 3rd 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 8:00am.

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

  • NO ROSTER CHANGES AFTER WRESTLING HAS STARTED!

FREE AGENTS: 

Anyone interested in being put on the free agent list - available to all coaches - please email westpennduals@gmail.com

 

 

PERIODS: 

  • K-4th grade: 1:00, 1:00, 1:00

  • K-8th grade: 1:15, 1:15, 1:15

  • High School: 1:30, 1:30, 1:30

  • Girls K-8th Grade Division: 1:15, 1:15, 1:15

  • K-6th Grade Community League Division: 1:00, 1:00, 1:00

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

 

AWARDS: 

Team awards for top 4 placing teams in each division

Individual awards for Team Champions. 

Outstanding Wrestler awards for one wrestler on each team.

 

TABLE WORKER:

Each team must provide one adult table worker (admission for table worker included in team entry fee)

 

HOTEL: 

Host hotel within walking distance of convention center! Don't fight parking! Make your reservations NOW!  Room block held until 10/20/2023

Doubletree by Hilton Monroeville Convention Center

101 Mall Blvd

Monroeville, PA  15146

Click here for direct booking link with group rate of $159

 

ADMISSION: 

  • Adults - $20 per Day, $30 for Two Day Pass 

  • Students - $10 per day, $15 for Two Day Pass

  • 5 years old and under are FREE

BRACKETS: 

West Penn Duals will be on Flo Arena and live streamed on FloWrestling

 

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 email westpennduals@gmail.com with any questions

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