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Rudis and are excited to host the 5th annual Indiana Freestyle Dual State Championship!  This tournament is designed to allow wrestling programs around the state additional opportunities to train and compete, build program camaraderie, and enhance our awareness and growth as a state in the Olympic styles. 


Sunday, April 21, 2024


North Central High School 

1801 E. 86th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46240


Elementary: 16 Teams Max

49, 53, 56, 59, 63, 67, 71, 77, 84, 93, 105, 120, 135, 160

Period Length: Two 1:30 periods with 30 second rest between periods


Middle School: 16 Teams Max

71, 77, 83, 87, 92, 97, 102, 106, 110, 114, 119, 125, 130, 136, 149, 165, 187, 250

Period Length: Two two-minute periods with 30 second rest between periods

*One pound allowance*

High School: 16 Teams Max

88, 94, 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 144, 150, 157, 165, 175, 190, 215, 285

Period Length: Two three-minute periods with 30 second rest between periods

*Two pound allowance*


Entry Fee: 

$350 per team

$650 for two divisions (save $50)

$950 for all three divisions (save $100)


RSVP to this event by registering on the register page.  You will be directed to pay your tournament entry fee and then to registration, which includes your contact information, team name and division.  Once submitted, you will receive an automatic draw number and an email from the Tournament Director that will include your team login and password to enter your roster and seeding criteria.  Once divisions are filled with the maximum teams we will close registration. 

Registration Deadlines:

Monday, April 15 @ 11:59 p.m. - Team Registration

Roster changes after Friday, April 19 is $100 per change

Coaches’ Passes: Maximum 3 each team

Coaches must have current USAW Wrestling Card and Bronze Certification

Wrestlers must be have current USAW Membership


All divisions are open. Teams can be made up of members regardless of school affiliation. Each team must be comprised of the following number athletes:

Elementary: 7-17 athletes

Middle School: 10-25 athletes

High School: 10-25 athletes



Schedule Start:

Doors Open: 8 a.m.

Elementary: 9 a.m.

Middle School: 9 a.m.

* High School: 2 p.m.

* Subject to be adjusted depending on culmination of previous round.  



Each team must designate all team personnel on roster form.

Teams will have until April 19 @ 11:59 p.m. for roster changes.

The addition of an athlete(s) to the roster after deadline is subject to $100 fee.



Custom State Champion trophies will be awarded to the winning team in each division and plaques will be awarded to the second  through eighth places in each division.


All Tournament Team: For all divisions, any wrestler who is undefeated with 5 or more wins shall earn placement on the All-Tournament Team.  For the purpose of this criteria, wins shall include any match wrestled or any forfeit received where said wrestler receives a win.

Outstanding Wrestler awards will be given to one wrestler per division.



Each team receives 3 coaches passes

Tickets purchased at the door

Livestream on Trackwrestling: $10



This tournament is sanctioned by the ISWA and USA Wrestling



After the initial registration deadline, Trackwrestling user name and passwords will be sent to each team via the email address listed on the entry form.  Instructions will be included on how to enter rosters and individual seeding criteria.  All information must be entered online by the stated deadline.

All teams will be assigned a draw number at registration.  The teams will be seeded into pools using the seeding criteria below.  Team seeding is based on a style-specific point system.  Using the highest points only, one rating per athlete is permitted.  Only the top 17 scoring athletes listed on the online entry form will be counted.  Criteria only applicable from 2021 to present. Criteria:

Fargo National Champion 8 points

Fargo Top 8 finish 6 points

USAW Regional Champion 5 points

IHSAA State Champion 6 points

IHSAA Top 8 finish 4 points

IHSAA State Qualifier 3 points

ISWA Triple Crown Winner 5 points

ISWA State Champion (any style) 3 points

ISWA State finalist 2 points

ISWA Dual Team Member 1 points 



The pairing officials will tabulate the individual seeding points to determine team seeding criteria.  Teams will be seeded according to the number of points obtained and placed into brackets A, B, C, or D.  The team with the most points awarded will receive the top seeds.  Byes may be given, in order, to #4, then #3, then #2, then #1 in each pool.



Seeded teams shall be placed in appropriate pools.  If teams are tied on seeding points, the lowest draw number will be seeded highest.  



A coin flip between coaches/captain will determine the designated home team. The starting weight is to be randomly drawn for the first round of the tourney.With each round, the starting weight will move to the next weight class.  Wrestlers must report to mat table prior to each bout.  For each dual meet, each team will designate one individual to approach Mat Chairperson.



Any protest of an individual match must be announced to the Mat Chairperson and must be resolved prior to the next match.



All matters of misconduct shall be addresses and administered per the rules stipulated in the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) Wrestling Rules.


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