Tournament Schedule

Date
Time
Event
Location
Result
Sun, Dec 9 2018
6:30 AM
Downers Grove Wrestling Club Rookie Tournament
Downers Grove South High School 1436 Norfolk Sr Downers Grove , IL 60516
Sun, Dec 16 2018
6:00 AM
Wolverine Open
Niles West High School
Sun, Jan 6 2019
6:30 AM
Wolfpack Open  (additional info...)
East Leyden High School 3400 Rose Street Franklin Park, IL 60131
Sun, Jan 20 2019
6:30 AM
OPRF Susan Collins Memorial Tournament - Tentative  (additional info...)
oprf High school 201 N Scoville Oak Park, IL 60302
Sun, Jan 27 2019
6:30 AM
Notre Dame Invitational  (additional info...)
Notre Dame College Prep High School 7655 W Dempster Ave Niles, IL 60714
Sun, Feb 3 2019
6:30 AM
Wolverine Beginner's Brawl
Niles West High School
Sun, Feb 10 2019
Bronco Invite
Barrington High School
Sun, Feb 17 2019
6:30 AM
3rd Annual George Husick Winter Round Up
Morton East Highschool - Fieldhouse 2423 S Austin Blvd Cicero, IL 60804
Sat, Feb 23 2019
Regionals
St. Patrick High School
Sat, Mar 2 2019
6:30 AM
Sectionals  (additional info...)
Glenbrook South High School
Sat, Mar 9 2019
6:00 AM
IKWF STATE  (additional info...)
BMO Harris Bank Center 300 Elm St Rockford IL
Tournament Schedule
Downers Grove Wrestling Club Rookie Tournament
Sunday, December 9 2018 @ 6:30 AM

Downers Grove South High School 1436 Norfolk Sr Downers Grove , IL 60516

Wolverine Open
Sunday, December 16 2018 @ 6:00 AM

Niles West High School

Wolfpack Open
Sunday, January 6 2019 @ 6:30 AM

East Leyden High School 3400 Rose Street Franklin Park, IL 60131


http://www.ikwf.org/events/2018/wolfpak18.jpg

OPRF Susan Collins Memorial Tournament - Tentative
Sunday, January 20 2019 @ 6:30 AM

oprf High school 201 N Scoville Oak Park, IL 60302


http://www.ikwf.org/events/2018/littlehuskies18.pdf

Notre Dame Invitational
Sunday, January 27 2019 @ 6:30 AM

Notre Dame College Prep High School 7655 W Dempster Ave Niles, IL 60714


http://www.ikwf.org/events/2018/notredame18.pdf

Wolverine Beginner's Brawl
Sunday, February 3 2019 @ 6:30 AM

Niles West High School

Bronco Invite
Sunday, February 10 2019

Barrington High School

3rd Annual George Husick Winter Round Up
Sunday, February 17 2019 @ 6:30 AM

Morton East Highschool - Fieldhouse 2423 S Austin Blvd Cicero, IL 60804

Regionals
Saturday, February 23 2019

St. Patrick High School

Sectionals
Saturday, March 2 2019 @ 6:30 AM

Glenbrook South High School


Dates: All sectional tournaments must be wrestled and completed by TBD. Note: A Sectional tournament may be run in two (2) consecutive days but must be Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th. IKWF by-laws do not allow sectional tournaments on Sunday. Sectional Tournament Director: Shall be the sectional director of each sectional or the sectional director's designee. Team Eligibility: All teams must be chartered with the IKWF by the postmark deadline of February 1st of each season. A team's primary practice site must reside within the borders of the State of Illinois. Wrestler Eligibility: Intermediate, Novice and Senior Division wrestlers only. In addition to the regional tournament eligibility requirements, wrestlers must qualify for the sectional tournament by: 1) In sectionals with two (2) regional qualifying tournaments, place in the top six (6). 2) In sectionals with three (3) regional qualifying tournaments, place in the top four (4). Note: A wrestlers weight class is determined at the regional tournament. Wrestlers MAY NOT switch weight classes for the sectional tournament. Coach Eligibility: All coaches must hold a current USA Wrestling coaches membership card, they must be NCEP (copper, bronze, silver, or gold) certified, and they must display the coaches membership card at the sectional tournament as defined in the IKWF by-laws. Entry Fee: $20 per wrestler. Due at the conclusion of your scratch meeting. Sectional Tournament Locations: Member teams shall be notified by its sectional director as to where their sectional tournament will be located. Sectional Entries: Only Intermediate, Novice, and Senior division qualifiers from the regional qualifying tournaments. If a sectional qualifier does not make weight at the sectional tournament, his/her participation in the IKWF State Series as ended. Team Scoring: Intermediate, Novice, and Senior - as defined by the National Federation of State High School wrestling rules (see Rule 9 starting on page 44 of your NFHS rule book. Scoring Wrestlers: In the Intermediate, Novice, and Senior divisions teams are limited to two (2) scoring wrestlers at each weight class. If more than two (2) wrestlers are entered at a given weight class, the scoring wrestlers must be declared at the scratch meeting. Brackets: Intermediate, Novice, and Senior: 12-man single elimination bracket with wrestle backs to 3rd place. Only wrestlers defeated by the championship finalists are eligible to "wrestle back" in the consolation bracket. Click here for a sample sectional bracket. Sectional Pairings: See sectional pairings starting on page 29 of the IKWF by-laws. Individual Awards: Medals will be awarded to the top four (4) place winners. Team Awards: Plaques will be awarded to the top three (3) teams. Weigh-ins: All wrestlers, including those in the 275 lbs. weight class are required to weigh-in wearing a competition singlet. Each wrestler must make scratch weight. No weight allowance will be given for the first day of competition. Wrestlers are given two (2) consecutive attempts to make weight. Upon entry to the weigh-in area, wrestlers may not attempt to lose weight and may not leave until their attempt(s) have been made. Each participant shall be named to their respective weight class at the time they weigh-in for regional competition. Day before weigh-ins: If 3/4's of the teams are in agreement, a sectional may hold weigh-ins the day before the sectional tournament. This will be determined by a vote of all participating teams. Note: Under no circumstances may weigh-ins occur more than one day prior to the sectional tournament. Advancement to State: Intermediate - None. Novice and Senior - The top three (3) in each weight class.

IKWF STATE
Saturday, March 9 2019 @ 6:00 AM

BMO Harris Bank Center 300 Elm St Rockford IL


The IKWF will utilize Trackwrestling for tournament administration. Dates: March 9th, 10th, & 11th Tournament Location: BMO Harris Bank Center 300 Elm St Rockford IL State Tournament Timetable: Click link under State Tournament Information in the right sidebar. Team Eligibility: All teams must be chartered with the IKWF by the postmark deadline of February 1st of each season. A team's primary practice site must reside within the borders of the State of Illinois. Wrestler Eligibility: Novice and Senior Division wrestlers only. In addition to the regional tournament and sectional tournament eligibility requirements, wrestlers must qualify for the state tournament by: Place in the top three (3) at their sectional tournament. Note: A wrestlers weight class is determined at the regional tournament. Wrestlers MAY NOT switch weight classes for the state tournament. Coach Eligibility: All coaches must hold a current USA Wrestling coaches membership card, they must be NCEP (copper, bronze, silver, or gold) certified, and they must display the coaches membership card at the state tournament as defined in the IKWF by-laws. Entry Fee: None. Note: Teams will be charged the following rates for scratches: $0, if the IKWF office is notified on Monday prior to the start of weigh-ins. $10, if the IKWF office is notified up to 48 hours prior to the start of weigh-ins. $20, if the IKWF office is notified between 24 to 48 hours prior to the start of weigh-ins. $30, if the IKWF office is NOT notified prior to the start of weigh-ins. Team Scoring: Novice and Senior - as defined by the National Federation of State High School wrestling rules (see Rule 9 starting on page 44 of your NFHS rule book. Scoring Wrestlers: Novice and Senior divisions - teams are limited to two (2) scoring wrestlers at each weight class. If more than two (2) wrestlers are entered at a given weight class, the scoring wrestlers must be declared by the conclusion of weigh-ins Friday morning. Brackets: Novice and Senior: 24-man single elimination bracket with wrestle backs to 3rd place. Only wrestlers defeated by the championship semi-finalists are eligible to "wrestle back" in the consolation bracket. Pairings: See page 36 of the IKWF by-laws. Pairings were drawn at the IKWF executive board at the Jon Davis Kids Open in January and placed in a sealed envelope. Pairings will be revealed and available on this website on Sunday, March 9th. Individual Awards: State champions receive a framed bracket board. Medals will be awarded to the top eight (8) place winners in the Novice and Senior Division. Marty Combes Award (Outstanding Novice Division Wrestler) Ron Urwin Award (Outstanding Senior Division Wrestler) Jim Didi Coach of the Year Award Team Awards: Trophies will be awarded to the top eight (8) teams in the Novice and Senior Division. Weigh-in Location and Time: Location: BMO Harris Bank Center: Weigh-in Times: For Friday's competition: Thursday, March 9th - 4:30 to 6:30 pm or Friday, March 10th - 6 to 6:30 am. For Saturday's competition: Friday, March 10th - approximately 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Saturday, March 11th - 6:30 am to 7 am. Note: Wrestler's have two (2) consecutive attempts to make weight for each day of competition. Weigh-in Procedures: All wrestlers, including those in the 275 lbs. weight class are required to weigh-in wearing a competition singlet. Each wrestler must make scratch weight for the 1st day of competition. Wrestler's are given a one pound allowance for the 2nd day of competition. Wrestlers are given two (2) consecutive attempts to make weight. Upon entry to the weigh-in area, wrestlers may not attempt to lose weight and may not leave until their attempt(s) have been completed. Weigh-in Notes: Wrestler's receive two (2) consecutive attempts to weigh-in for each day of competition. For Friday's competition wrestlers may attempt to make weight either Thursday night or Friday morning. For Saturday's competition wrestlers may attempt to make weight either Friday night or Saturday morning.