West Virginia High School Wrestling

West Virginia State High School Wrestling Tournament

West Virginia High Schools are divided into three classes, according to enrollment.

  • AAA - Big school
  • AA - Medium school
  • A - Small School
Check the page WV High School Classifications for a complete list of West Virginia High Schools and their respective classifications.

The West Virginia State Wrestling Tournament has been conducted in two classes since 1976, "AAA" and "AA-A." (The medium and small schools are combined into one class). There are approximately 40 AAA schools and 40 AA/A schools. The tournament for both classes is held the same weekend (generally the last weekend in February / first weekend in March) at the same location, The Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, West Virginia. The tournament is sanctioned by the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission.

You may follow this link to the page "Pairings for State Wrestling Tournament" for information on how the tournament is seeded.

Prior to 1976, the State Wrestling Tournament combined AAA, AA, and A into a single class.

State Tournament Schedule

Directions to Huntington and Hotel Information


West Virginia State Wrestling Tournament

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 2005-2014

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 2004-2013

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 2003-2012

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 2002-2011

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 2001-2010

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 2000-2009

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 1999-2008

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 1998-2007

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 1997-2006

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 1996-2005

Ten Year State Wrestling Tournament Summary, 1995-2004

West Virginia High School Team Champions, from 1948

Region One History

West Virginia High School Individual State Champions
Individual Champs, Alphabetical Listing
Individual Champs, by Coach
Individual Champs, by School

Individual Champs by Year
1948 - 1975 (Single Division)
1976 - 2000 AA/A
1976 - 2000 AAA

2001 - 2010 AA/A
2001 - 2010 AAA

2011 - Present AA/A
2011 - Present AAA
2014 AAA State Tournament results
2014 AA/A State Tournament results

2013 AAA State Tournament results
2013 AA/A State Tournament results

2012 AAA State Tournament results
2012 AA/A State Tournament results

2011 AAA State Tournament results
2011 AA/A State Tournament results

2010 AAA State Tournament results
2010 AA/A State Tournament results

2009 AAA State Tournament results
2009 AA/A State Tournament results

2008 AAA State Tournament results
2008 AA/A State Tournament results

2007 AAA State Tournament results
2007 AA/A State Tournament results

2006 AAA State Tournament results
2006 AA/A State Tournament results

2005 AAA State Tournament results
2005 AA/A State Tournament results

2004 AAA State Tournament results
2004 AA/A State Tournament results

2003 AAA State Tournament results
2003 AA/A State Tournament results

2002 AAA State Tournament results
2002 AA/A State Tournament results

2001 AAA State Tournament results
2001 AA/A State Tournament results

2000 AAA State Tournament results
2000 AA/A State Tournament results

1999 AAA State Tournament results
1999 AA/A State Tournament results

1998 AAA State Tournament results
1998 AA/A State Tournament results

1997 AAA State Tournament results
1997 AA/A State Tournament results

1996 State Tournament results - AAA and AA/A

1995 AAA State Tournament results
1995 AA/A State Tournament results

1994 AAA State Tournament Results*
1994 AA/A State Tournament Results

1993 AAA State Tournament Results
1993 AA/A State Tournament Results

1992 AAA State Tournament Results
1992 AA/A State Tournament Results

1991 AAA State Tournament Results
1991 AA/A State Tournament Results

1990 AAA State Tournament Results
1990 AA/A State Tournament Results

1989 AAA State Tournament Results*
1989 AA/A State Tournament Results

1988 AAA State Tournament results
1988 AA/A State Tournament results

1987 AAA State Tournament results*
1987 AA/A State Tournament results*

1986 AAA State Tournament results*
1986 AA/A State Tournament results

1985 AAA State Tournament results
1985 AA/A State Tournament results

1984 AAA State Tournament results
1984 AA/A State Tournament results

1983 AAA State Tournament results*
1983 AA/A State Tournament results*

1982 AAA State Tournament Results*
1982 AA/A State Tournament Results*
1982 State Tournament Program

1981 AAA State Tournament results
1981 AA/A State Tournament results

1980 AAA State Tournament results*
1980 AA/A State Tournament results*

1979 AAA State Tournament results
1979 AA/A State Tournament results*

1978 AAA State Tournament results*
1978 AA/A State Tournament results*


1977 AAA State Tournament results*
1977 AA/A State Tournament results*

1976 AAA State Tournament results*
1976 AA/A State Tournament results*

1975 State Tournament results
1974 State Tournament results*
1973 State Tournament results
1972 State Tournament results*
1971 State Tournament results
1970 State Tournament results
1969 State Tournament results
1968 State Tournament results
1967 State Tournament results
1966 State Tournament results*
1965 State Tournament results
1964 State Tournament results*
1963 State Tournament results*
1962 State Tournament results
1961 State Tournament results
1960 State Tournament results
1959 State Tournament results*
1958 State Tournament results
1957 State Tournament results
1956 State Tournament results*
1955 State Tournament
1954 State Tournament results
1953 State Tournament results*
1952 State Tournament results*
1951 State Tournament results*
1950 State Tournament results*
1949 State Tournament results
1948 State Tournament results
1941 State Champion Team
1940 State Champion Team
1939 State Champion Team
1938 State Champion Team
1937 All-State Wrestling Team
1936 State Champion Team
Notes on the (failed) 1928 State Tournament
1922 Wrestling Season






* incomplete results


Tournament Summary

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YearDateLocation FormatConsolations
1948March 11Morgantown Two teams in the State, Parkersburg and Beckley.
1949March 25MorgantownFour teams represented.
1950March 24Morgantown Finalists tournament, determined by a six-team regional tournament at Weston March 10.
Two finalists from each weight advanced to the championship.
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1951 March 2-3 Weston Five teams, regionals and State at one site in two days.
Only the finals were scored for team score.
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1952February 23MorgantownPreliminaries held Feb 22 at East Fairmont.
Finals preceded WVU v Pitt wrestling, which was followed by
WVU v Clemson basketball
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1953.Parkersburg 7 teams entered 3rd-4th awarded
1954February 26-27 Parkersburg Six teams entered, 5 to 6 per bracket 3rd-4th awarded
1955 February 25-25 Parkersburg 7 teams entered, up to six in some quarterfinals 3rd-4th awarded
1956 February 24-25 Parkersburg 10-12 per bracket.
Some teams had multiple entries on a given bracket
3rd-4th awarded
1957February 22Parkersburg Four man brackets from each of 4 regions
Pre-determined brackets by region
Semifinal losers for third
1958February 22 Parkersburg 4 man brackets from each of 4 regions Semifinal losers for third
1959February 27-28 Morgantown There were 4 in the semifinals 3rd-4th awarded
1960 February 26-27 Morgantown 4 man brackets Semifinal losers for third
1961 February 24-25 Morgantown 4 man brackets Semifinal losers for third
1962 February 23-24 Morgantown 4 man brackets Semifinal losers for third
1963 February 24 Morgantown ..
1964 February 27-28 Morgantown 5 regions, five man brackets. Wrestleback from semis
1965 February 26-27 Morgantown 6 man brackets, champs from each of six regions
Top seeds wrestled bottom seeds in first round
None. No 3rd-4th
1966 February 25-26 Morgantown Place two onlyNo 3rd - 4th
1967 February 24-25 Morgantown 8 man brackets ?? 3rd - 4th
1968 February 23-24 Parkersburg 8 man brackets. Semifinal losers for third
1969 February 21-22 Parkersburg 8 man brackets. Seeded by tournament director. Semifinal losers for third
1970 February 20-21 Parkersburg 8 man brackets, champs from each of eight regions.
Not seeded - pre-determined brackets by region.
Semifinal losers for third
1971 February 19-20Parkersburg8 man brackets, champs from each of eight regionsSemifinal losers for third
1972 February 25-26 Nitro 8 man brackets, champs from each of eight regions. First year for "true" consis, wrestleback from semis
1973 February 23-24 Parkersburg 8 man brackets. Wrestleback from semis
1974 February 22-23 Moundsville 16 man brackets, two from each of eight regions. Wrestleback
1975 February 21-22 Fairmont 16 man brackets, two from each of eight regions. Wrestleback
1976February 20-21 Fairmont AAA - 8 man brackets, top two from each of four regions.
AA/A - 8 man brackets, top two from each of four regions.
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1977 February 24-26 Parkersburg* AAA - 16 man bracket, four per region.
AA/A - 8 man bracket, two per region.
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1978 February 23-25 Huntington AAA - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding.
AA/A - 8 man bracket, two per region.
Wrestleback from quarters or semis
1979February 22-24 Wheeling AAA - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding.
AA/A - 8 man bracket, two per region.
Wrestleback from quarters or semis
1980 February 21-23 Huntington AAA - 16 man bracket , four per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding
Wrestleback from quarters
1981 February 26-28 Huntington AAA - 16 man bracket , four per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding
Wrestleback from quarters
1982 February 21-23 Wheeling AAA - 16 man bracket , four per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding
Wrestleback from quarters
1983 February 24-26 Wheeling AAA - 12 man bracket , three per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 12 man bracket, three per region, pill seeding
Wrestleback from quarters
1984 February 23-25 Huntington AAA - 12 man bracket , three per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 12 man bracket, three per region, pill seeding
Wrestleback from quarters
1985 February 21-23 Huntington AAA - 16 man bracket , four per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding
Wrestleback from quarters
1986 February 27 - March 1 Wheeling AAA - 16 man bracket , four per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding
Double elimination
1987 February 26-28 Wheeling AAA - 16 man bracket , four per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding
Double elimination
1988 To present . Huntington AAA - 16 man bracket , four per region, pill seeding
AA/A - 16 man bracket, four per region, pill seeding
Double elimination

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