Irish Open Freestyle Wrestling Championships 2018


Competition Date: SATURDAY 20th October 2018 – 1 day event / 2 mats
Freestyle Wrestling. Maximum 130 Participants
Entry through the same gate as the National Aquatic Centre
Venue Location: National Sports Arena, National Sports Campus, Snugborough Rd, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
Weight Check: All weight checks will be at the venue on Friday 19th October between 19:00 - 20:00.
Weight Checks on Saturday 20th are strictly by prior arrangement only
Entries: Online Entries Only!
No entries or payment will be accepted on the day of the competition
Wrestling Competition Times: Mini’s, Schoolboys & Girls, Cadets Boys & Girls competition start time from 10:00am
Senior and Junior Weight Divisions competition start from 12:30pm

Categories:

Mini's Born: 2008 - 2010 (Boys & Girls)
When entering this division please input the wrestler's exact weight expected on the day of the competition (Weights will be decided by the Pairing Master for this division)

Schoolgirls (Born 2005 – 2007)
25, 28, 32, 39, 45, 55 Kg

Cadet Female (Born 2001 – 2004)
(36 – 40) 43, 46, 49, 53, 57, 61, 65, 69, 73 Kg

Junior Female (Born 1998 – 2000)
50, 53, 55, 57, 59, 62, 65, 68, 72, 76 Kg

Senior Female (Born 1997 and before)
50, 53, 55, 57, 59, 62, 65, 68, 72, 76 Kg

Schoolboys 1 (Born 2005 – 2007)
30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 56, 65 Kg

Schoolboys 2 (Born 2003 – 2004)
(34 -38), 41, 44, 48, 52, 57, 62, 68, 75, 85 Kg

Cadets Male (Born 2001 - 2002)
(41 - 45), 48, 51, 55, 60. 65, 71, 80, 92, 110 Kg

Junior Male (Born 1998 - 2000)
57, 61, 65, 70, 74, 79, 86, 92, 97, 125 Kg

Seniors Male (Born 1997 and before)
57, 61, 65, 70, 74, 79, 86, 92, 97, 125 Kg

PLEASE NOTE -Female Wrestlers maybe matched on the day

Weight Allowance: 1 kg allowance for Junior and Senior weight divisions only
No weight allowance in all other divisions
Competitors must be either at or lower than their specified weight, but not heavier at the time of the weight check. If the wrestler is over the weight specified on the Friday you will be moved to the higher category, all groupings will be created on Friday night by the organisers. Only one weight class per entry.
The pairing masters have the right to adjust weight classes to make for a more competitive weight class were entry to a weight class is less than two entries.
Entry Fee: Early Bird Entry Fee (closes 22:00 on 13,th October)
€25 for Seniors, €15 Juniors and all other divisions
Entry after October 13th - €35 Seniors, €25 Juniors
Stipulations: Teams with more than 5 wrestlers must provide an Official/Referee exclusively to officiate for the day. Referees made exclusive for the competition will be recompensed.
Closing Date: Closing Date for all online entries is 22:00 Tuesday 16th October 2018
Awards: Medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
Enquires only to: competitionsiawa@gmail.com No entries will be accepted by email
Tournament Director: Daniel Kennedy: irishwrestling@outlook.ie
Child Liaison Officer: Pauline Lucas: iawagardavetting@gmail.com
Participants and Spectators. Unless otherwise stated by clubs or individuals in writing, consent will be given for Photographs and Videos to be taken in the hall on the day of the competition. These photos may appear on social media or websites for publicity of future events.
Anti Doping: All competitors entering I.A.W.A. run competitions are also signing up to Sport Irelands Anti- Doping Policy. Through the Irish Sports Council Act, 1999 Anti-Doping Rules - www.sportireland.ie/Anti-Doping

Venue Location:
National Sports Arena, National Sports Campus, Snugborough Rd, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15