Wrestling Tournament

1. NCAA wrestling rules will govern the meet with the following weight classifications:

118 lbs and under 151 lbs -- 158 lbs
119 lbs -- 126 lbs 159 lbs -- 167 lbs
127 lbs -- 134 lbs 168 lbs -- 177 lbs
135 lbs -- 142 lbs 178 lbs -- 190 lbs
143 lbs -- 150 lbs 191 lbs and over

2. All wrestlers must weigh in. Please report to the Intramural Office for weigh-in instructions.

3. Matches will be five minutes in length.

  • First period 1 minute
  • Second period 1 1/2 minutes
  • Third period 1 1/2 minutes
  • Overtime Sudden Victory

4. No riding time will be recorded.

5. All contestants are urged to get themselves in condition. The Intramural and Recreational Sports Department is not responsible for injuries.

6. Standard wrestling equipment or standard physical education equipment will be the official dress of all participants. Head gear will be provided if requested. Mouth pieces will not be provided but are encouraged.

7. In the tag team tournament, each person must make an appearance of at least 20 seconds each round in order to pin and win.

8. For the tag to be legal, both feet must remain on the floor.

9. Tag team classes for men will be as follows:

  • Light weight 118 lbs -- 134 lbs
  • Middle weight 135 lbs -- 167 lbs
  • Heavy weight 168 lbs -- 190 lbs
  • Super-heavy weight 191 lbs and up

10. Tag team classes for women will be as follows:

  • Light weight 105 lbs -- 120 lbs
  • Middle weight 121 lbs -- 145 lbs
  • Heavy weight 146 lbs -- 170 lbs
  • Super-heavy weight 171 lbs and up

11. Partners must weigh in the same weight class for the tag team event.

12. This is a single elimination tournament. Wrestle backs will be held if enough entries.

13. An individual match will consist of three 1-minute periods. Tag team match will be three 2-minute periods.

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