Irish Open 2022 Freestyle Wrestling Tournament


You must be registered with the I.A.W.A to participate at this competition


SATURDAY 15th October 2022 – 1 day event, 2 mats
Sunday morning weigh-check only
Weigh Check from 09:30am – 10:30am
Wrestling Starts at 11:00am
Entries will be capped at 80 competitors

Closing date for all entries is October 12th 22:00

National Sports Campus
Snugborough Rd,
D05 EPN4
Tel: 01 6464300

Entries: €30 for seniors, €20.00 for juniors, Early bird closes Friday 7th October at 22.00hr Late entry €45.00 seniors and €30.00 for juniors
Corner Coaches on the day must be current IAWA registered Coaches or registered with their home NGB.
Weight Check: Friday 14th October - 19.00 – 20.00 at venue
Saturday morning 14th Oct 09.00 – 09.30.
Limited Weight check on Saturday strictly by prior arrangement.
Categories: Cadet Male 15-17 years old
(41-45), 48, 51, 55, 60, 65, 71, 80, 92, 110kg
Junior Male 18-20 years old
57, 61, 65, 70, 74, 79, 86, 92, 97, 125kg
Senior Male over 21 years old
57, 61, 65, 70, 74, 79, 86, 92, 97, 125kg
Females 18 and over
50, 53, 55, 57, 59, 62, 65,68, 72, 76kg

U9s, U11s, U14s and Under 18 females to be matched on the day based on 10% of their weight in accordance with IAWA guidelines.

*For under U11’s according to the number of registrations, mixed gender categories will be allowed.

The pairing masters have the right to adjust weight classes to make for more competitive divisions, where the entry to is less than three entries. Pairings are made at the discretion of the pairing master. Divisions will be generated on the Friday night.

Weight Allowance: 1kg for Juniors and Seniors only

Competitors must be either at or lower than their weight, but not heavier at the time of the weight check. If the wrestler is over the weight specified at the Friday night weight check you will be moved from the competition.

Coaches memberships must be up to date. Coaches will be required to wear coach ID during the tournament.

All Irish club secretaries are reminded that Clubs, Coaches and Competitors must be registered with the I.A.W.A and vetted or registered with their country of origin for 2022

Awards: Medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & best wrestler of the day
Photographs: Unless stated by clubs or individuals in writing before the competition date, consent will be given for photographs and videos to be taken in the hall on the day of competition. These photos may appear on our social media or website for publicity of future events. Email:
Enquires only to:
No entries will be accepted by email, text or social media
Competition Director: Daniel Kennedy:
Safeguarding Officer: Pauline Lucas:
Code of Conduct: By attending the competition you are agreeing to comply with IAWA wrestling code of conduct.
Anti Doping:

All competitors entering IAWA competitions are also signing up to sport Irelands Anti-doping policy through the Irish Sports Council Act 1999.

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Parking Free all day – Parking at owners’ risk
Food and Drink: Café open from 10-5pm – Hot/Cold drinks snacks Strictly no food or drinks permitted inside the sports hall
Transport: Dublin bus routes that serve National Sports Campus 38,38a and 38b

Register Here

Wrestlers outside R.O.I

Venue Location:
National Sports Campus,
Snugborough Rd,
D05 EPN4
Tel: 01 6464300