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NEW BOYS' WEIGHT CLASSES EFFECTIVE 2022-2023 SEASON:
Boys HS: 106 - 113 - 120 - 126 - 132 - 138 - 144 - 150 - 157 - 165 - 175 - 190 - 215 - 285
Boys MS: 70 - 78 - 86 - 94 - 102 - 110 - 116 - 123 - 128 - 135 - 145 - 155 - 171 - 190 - 215 - 285
Girls HS: 100 - 105 - 111 - 118 - 127 - 136 - 147 - 161 - 185 - 225 (subject to change)
Girls MS: 72 - 79 - 85 - 93 - 101 - 110 - 119 - 127 - 136 - 145 - 185 - 225 (subject to change)

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High School

2022-23 Season begins: November 14, 2022
First matches may be held: November 30, 2022

AA/A WV Dual Team State Championships: Friday, February 3, 2023
AAA WV Dual Team State Championships: Saturday, February 4, 2023
Girls State Tournament: February 11, 2023
Regional Tournaments: Weekend of February 17-18, 2023
State Tournament: March 2-4, 2023

Future State Tournament dates:
2023 - March 2 - 4
2024 - February 29 - March 2
2025 - March 6 - 8
2026 - March 5 - 7
2027 - March 4 - 6

2022 State Tournament Underclassmen:
AAA
AA
A


2022-23 High School Tournament Dates

AB Contracting Bill Hughes Wrestling Invitational: December 3, 2022
Bruce Niday Classic: December 3, 2022
Dix Manning Duals (Shady Spring): December 17, 2022
Nurse Pro Plus Tournament: December 17, 2022
Fallen Heroes Wrestling Tournament (Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center): December 22-23, 2022
38th Annual Max Horz Border Wars: December 22-23, 2022
Bob Stover Duals: December 30, 2022
17th Annual Grafton Duals: December 28, 2022
Braxton County Invitational: January 13-14, 2023
Winner's Choice Wrestling Tournament: January 13-14, 2023
St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni Invitational: January 14, 2023
Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships, January 19-21, 2023
WSAZ Invitational: January 27-28, 2023
Elkins Invitational: January 28, 2023

Larry Snuffer Slam (Shady Spring): February 4, 2023br />

Middle School

2022-23 Middle School Tournament Dates

Cameron Dragons Conquer the Lair Middle School Challenge: December 3, 2022
Fallen Heroes Wrestling Tournament (Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center): December 22-23, 2022
Fayetteville Middle School Lions Club Duals: January 14, 2023



Youth

2022-23 Youth Regional and State Tournament Dates


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Officials / Comments on the Rules
WVSSAC
National Wrestling Coaches Association Website
Trackwrestling.com
The New WVSSAC Weight Management Program
New WVSSAC Weight Management Program - FAQ
Legal Hair Covers for Wrestlers
Recent Major Rule Changes
The Tiebreaker System for Dual Meet Competition
WVSSAC High School Classifications
Central West Virginia Wrestling Officials
Overview of Wrestling Rules
How Wrestling Tournament Brackets Work
Rule Interpretations for the Safety of Wrestlers
WVSSAC Forms, including Physical Exam and other forms
Important note regarding Weigh-Ins
Rules clarification regarding mouth appliances in wrestlers
CONCUSSION CONCERNS AND MANAGEMENT IN ATHLETICS
Team Advancement Tournament Rules
Changes for State Wrestling Tournament for 2016
Wrestling from the Rear Standing Position
State Tournament Weigh-in Procedure
ALPHA DATE RULING ON OFFICIAL WVSSAC SITE


Youth/Open Wrestling




West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association

West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Rules


West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association Scholarship


WV-Mat Youth/Open Tournament Listings
Youth/Club team directory - West Virginia

Coaching Youth Wrestling
Promote the Sport!
The Mindset and Tactics of a Champion
    by Ken Chertow

A Syllabus for Youth Wrestling
    by Dr. Bill Welker


Freestyle




Follow this link for information on Team West Virginia Freestyle/Greco-Roman wrestling

2022 WV USA Wrestling Freestyle State Tournament: May 14, 2022

Registration Link: https://www.trackwrestling.com/registration/TW_Register.jsp?tournamentGroupId=206505132

Why Wrestle Freestyle
by Zeke Jones



West Virginia AAU Wrestling
www.wvaauwrestling.org
Contact info: Jim Smith
CompetitiveEdgeWrestling@gmail.com
304-881-1038






West Virginia University Wrestling

Tim Flynn, Head Coach
TFlynn@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-9871

WVU Wrestling at WVUSports.com
WVU Website


2021-22 Season
Nov 7 (Sun) Clarion Open, Clarion, PA, All Day
Nov 13 (Sat) University of Oklahoma HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, 2:00 p.m.
Nov 19 (Fri) Davidson College AT Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 7:00 p.m.
Nov 21 (Sun) North Carolina State University AT North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1:00 p.m.
Dec 5 (Sun) Ohio University AT Ohio University, Athens, OH, 1:00 p.m.
Dec 10 (Fri) Glenville State College HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, 7:00 p.m.
Dec 12 (Sun) Virginia Military Institute AT Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, 2:00 p.m.
Dec 20 (Mon) Cleveland State University HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, 10:30 a.m.
Dec 20 (Mon) University of Tennessee at Chattanooga HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, 12:00 p.m.
Jan 1 (Sat) Southern Scuffle, Chattanooga, TN, All Day
Jan 2 (Sun) Southern Scuffle, Chattanooga, TN, All Day
Jan 9 (Sun) Binghamton University AT Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, TBA
Jan 9 (Sun) Virginia Tech AT Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, TBA
Jan 16 (Sun) Oklahoma State University HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, 12:00 p.m.
Jan 16 (Sun) Columbia University HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, 3:00 p.m.
Jan 28 (Fri) South Dakota State University AT South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, 7:00 p.m. CDT
Jan 29 (Sat) North Dakota State University AT North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 1:00 p.m. CDT
Feb 4 (Fri) Iowa State University AT Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 7:00 p.m. CDT
Feb 5 (Sat) University of Northern Iowa AT University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, 7:00 p.m. CDT
Feb 12 (Sat) Utah Valley University HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, 2:00 p.m.
Feb 18 (Fri) University of Wyoming HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, 8:00 p.m.
Mar 5 (Sat) Big 12 Championship, Tulsa, OK, All Day
Mar 6 (Sun) Big 12 Championship, Tulsa, OK, All Day
Mar 17 (Thu) NCAA Championships, Detroit, MI (Little Caesars Arena), All Day
Mar 18 (Fri) NCAA Championships, Detroit, MI (Little Caesars Arena), All Day
Mar 19 (Sat) NCAA Championships, Detroit, MI (Little Caesars Arena), All Day

West Liberty University Wrestling

Danny Irwin, Head Coach

West Liberty Wrestling at hilltoppersports.com

West Liberty University Website


2021-22 Season
Nov. 4 (Thu): University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, HOME, 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 6 (Sat): at Mount Union Invitational, Alliance, OH, 10:00 a.m.
Nov. 10 (Wed): Wheeling University at Wheeling, WV, 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 13 (Sat): at Ohio Intercollegiate Open, Tiffin, OH, 9:00 a.m.
Nov. 20 (Sat): at Findlay Open, Findlay, OH, 9:00 a.m.
Dec. 4 (Sat): at Carolina Clash, Greenwood, SC, 9:00 a.m.
Dec. 12 (Sun): University of Findlay at Findlay, OH, 2:00 p.m.
Dec. 17 (Fri): Hilltopper Open, HOME, 10:00 a.m.
Jan. 6 (Thu): at National Duals, Louisville, KY, 9:00 a.m.
Jan. 13 (Thu): Ashland University at HOME, 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 15 (Sat): at Spartan Mat Classic, New Manchester, IN, 9:00 a.m.
Jan. 20 (Thu): Notre Dame College (Ohio) at South Euclid, OH, 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 29 (Sat): Mountain East Conference Tournament at HOME, 9:00 a.m.
Feb. 5 (Sat): at John Summa Invitational, Berea, OH, 10:00 a.m.
Feb. 11 (Fri): Baldwin Wallace University at HOME, 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 13 (Sun): Coach Monseau Invite, HOME, 10:00 a.m.
Feb. 26 (Sat): NCAA D-I Super Region 3 Championships at West Liberty University, 9:00 a.m.
Mar. 11 (Fri): NCAA D-II National Championships, St. Louis, MO, TBD





Alderson Broaddus University Wrestling

Sam Gardner, Head Coach
gardnerst@ab.edu

AB Wrestling at gobattlers.com

Follow us on Facebook at Alderson Broaddus Wrestling

2020-21 Season
Jan 9 (Sat) Glenville State/West Liberty at HOME
Jan. 15 (Fri) Davis & Elkins/Notre Dame (Ohio)/Wheeling University at Wheeling
Jan 23 (Sat) Fairmont State/Glenville State/Wheeling University at Glenville ***POSTPONED***
Jan 30 (Sat) Notre Dame (Ohio), West Liberty at West Liberty Open, 1:30 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) Mountain East Conference Championship at West Liberty (TBD)






Bluefield State College Wrestling

Blaze Shade, Head Coach
Office: 304-327-4249
Cell: 856-516-3923
rshade@bluefieldstate.edu


Bluefield State College has announced that they will have a wrestling program in the 2021-2022 year!




Davis and Elkins College Wrestling

Jerry Boland, Head Coach
bolandg@dewv.edu

D&E Wrestling at senatornation.com


2020-21 Season
Jan 9 (Sat) Fairmont State/Wheeling University at HOME
Jan. 15 (Fri) Alderson-Broaddus/Notre Dame (Ohio)/Wheeling University at Wheeling
Jan 23 (Sat) Notre Dame (Ohio)/UNC Pembroke/West Liberty at HOME, Noon
Jan 26 (Tue) Alderson-Broaddus at Alderson-Broaddus (TBD)
Jan 31 (Sun) Glenville State at Glenville, 1:00 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) NCAA DII Super Regional II, Franklin Springs, GA (TBD)
Mar 13 (Sat) NCAA DII Championships (TBD)




Fairmont State University Wrestling

Colin Johnston, Head Coach
Colin.johnston@fairmontstate.edu
304-333-3763

FSU Wrestling at fightingfalcons.com

Fairmont State Falcon Wrestling Facebook Page
2020-21 Season
Jan 9 (Sat) Davis & Elkins/Wheeling University at Davis & Elkins
Jan. 16 (Sat) Glenville State/West Liberty at HOME
Jan 23 (Sat) Alderson-Broaddus/Glenville State/Wheeling University at Glenville (TBD)
Jan 26 (Tue) West Liberty at HOME ***POSTPONED***
Jan 30 (Sat) Alderson-Broaddus/Notre Dame (Ohio), West Liberty at West Liberty Open, 1:30 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) Mountain East Conference Championship at West Liberty (TBD)




Glenville State College Wrestling

Dylan Cottrell, Head Coach
Dylan.Cottrell@glenville.edu

Glenville State Wrestling at gscpioneers.com/sports/wrestling


2020-21 Season
Jan 9 (Sat) Alderson-Broaddus/West Liberty at Alderson-Broaddus
Jan. 16 (Sat) Fairmont State/West Liberty at HOME
Jan 23 (Sat) Alderson-Broaddus/Fairmont State/Wheeling University at HOME (TBD)
Jan 26 (Tue) at Notre Dame (Ohio) (TBD)
Jan 31 (Sun) Davis & Elkins at HOME, 1:00 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) Mountain East Conference Championship at West Liberty (TBD)





Wheeling University Wrestling

Daniel Ownbey, Head Coach

Wheeling University Wrestling at wucardinals.com/sports/wrestling
Wheeling University Website


2020-21 Season
Jan. 9: Davis & Elkins/Fairmont State at Davis & Elkins
Jan. 15: Alderson-Broaddus/Davis & Elkins/Glenville State/Notre Dame (OH) at HOME
Jan. 16: Glenville State at HOME ***POSTPONED***
Jan. 23: Alderson-Broaddus/Fairmont State/Glenville State at Glenville State ***POSTPONED***
Jan. 30: at West Liberty ***POSTPONED***
Feb. 6: Mountain East Conference Tournament at West Liberty (TBA)
Feb. 27: NCAA Division II Super Region III Tournament, Tiffin, Ohio (TBA)

The past Wheeling Jesuit pages can be viewed AT THIS LINK.


WVU Tech Wrestling

Dustin Stough, Head Wrestling Coach
Office: 304-442-3276
Cell: 240-321-3679
dpstough@mail.wvu.edu
Athletic Office: 304.442.3121

WVU Tech Wrestling at goldenbearathletics.com
Visit the WVU Tech Website


Follow WVUTech Wrestling on Facebook WVUTechWrestling


2020-21 Season
Nov. 14 (Sat) at Life University Open, Marietta, GA (CANCELED)
Jan. 16 (Sat) AAC Duals: Bluefield College (Va.)/Montreat College (NC)/Reinhardt University (GA)/St. Andrews University/Truett McConnell University at Reinhardt University, Waleska, GA, 9:00 AM
Jan 24 (Sun) Shenandoah University/Southwest Virginia Community College at Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands VA (CANCELED)
Jan 29 (Fri) at Garrett College, McHenry, MD (CANCELED)
Feb 12 (Fri) Appalachian Athletic Conference Championship, Bluefield, WV, 10:00 AM


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