Dublin Open 2023


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


SUNDAY 2nd April 2023 – 1 day event
Sunday morning weigh-check only
Weigh in at the venue. Weigh Check from 09:00 – 10:00am
Wrestling Starts at 11:00am

Closing Date for all entries is 22:00 on Wednesday 29th March

Poppintree Community & Sports Centre
Balbutcher Lane,
Dublin 11
D11 E7WR


Competitors must be IAWA members and logged into your account to register.

Early Bird Entry Fee is €15 before Sunday 26th March – 22:00hr

Entry Fee after 22:00hr on Sunday 26th March will go up to €30

No entries will be taken after the closing time or on the day of the competition.

Competitors from outside the Republic of Ireland, please email competitionsiawa@gmail.com

Entries will be capped at 80 competitors.

Corner Coaches on the day must be current IAWA registered Coaches or registered with their home NGB.
Weight Check:

09:00 – 10:00am on Sunday 2nd April. Seniors must be on weight or slightly under, but not over at the weight check.


This competition is designed to encourage new wrestlers, improving wrestlers, grapplers, BJJ and MMA wrestlers to compete in a Freestyle Wrestling Tournament. Wrestlers must wear a wrestling singlet when competing.

This competition is open to children from 6 years (Born 2017) up to Senior Age.

Senior- Male / Female Born 2005 and before.

Under 18 Weights will be matched on the day in accordance with age and weight.

Juniors are 18 years or under on the day of the tournament.

Seniors Male (Born 2005 and before)
57, 61, 65, 70, 74, 79, 86, 92, 97, 125kg
Senior Female (Born 2005 and before)
50, 53, 55, 57, 59, 62, 65,68, 72, 76kg
Weight Allowance:

No weight allowance for seniors

If there are insufficient competitors in a weight class, wrestlers will be accommodated in another weight class at the discretion or the Pairing Master

Only one weight category per entry.

Awards: Medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & best wrestler of the day
Photographs: Photographs and Video maybe taken of this event by the IAWA. Photos maybe posted on our social media to promote future wrestling events.
Enquires only to: competitionsiawa@gmail.com
No entries will be accepted by email, text or social media
Competition Director: Keith Kennedy keithkwrestling@gmail.com
Child Safeguarding Officer:

Pauline Lucas iawagardavetting@gmail.com

Daniel Kennedy irishwrestling@outlook.ie

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 and events are also signing up to sport Irelands Anti-doping policy through the Sport Ireland Act 1999.

For full Anti-doping information click https://www.irishwrestling.ie/governance/anti-doping

Venue Location:
Poppintree Community & Sports Centre
Balbutcher Lane,
Dublin 11
D11 E7WR