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Houston Nationals Tournament Info

Houston Nationals 2022

January 7-9th

Texas USA Wrestling is excited to announce the 2022 Houston Nationals & Club War Duals are returning to Bryan-College Station, TX on January 7-9th.

 

Registration will open soon!

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REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Early | January 3, 2022
Late | January 5, 2022

 

Novice | $40/$50 Late

Open/Girls/HS | $50/$60 Late

 

Absolutely NO Onsite Registrations or Changes

Venue

Brazos County Expo Complex

5827 Leonard Rd

Bryan, TX 77807

Awards

Novice | 1-4th
Open/Girls/HS | 1-6th

 

Each Division Champion will also receive a Shirt and Backpack

MOW for each division | Custom Belt

Tournament and Weigh in Schedule

*Athletes, Coaches, and Spectators - Please only come to the venue for the sessions you are supposed to be actively competing or spectating in.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 7TH

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Skin Check & Early Weigh-ins - $20 |  All Divisions - Novice, Girls, Open, HS, Duals

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Skin Check & Weigh-ins | All Novice & All Girls Divisions ONLY              

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Skin Check & Weigh-ins Early Weigh-ins - $20 | All Open, All High School, and All Duals Divisions          

3:00 PM - Completion

Session 1: All Novice & All Girls Divisions

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Skin Check & Weigh-ins | All Open, All High School, and All Duals Divisions        

SATURDAY, JANUARY 8TH

7:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Skin Check & Weigh-ins | All Open, All High School, and All Duals Divisions        

10:00 AM to Completion

Session 2: Tot, D2 and D4

4:00 PM - Completion 

Session 3: D1, D3, D5 and Girls Duals (K-8)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 9TH

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Skin Check & Weigh-ins | Remaining Duals Divisions wrestlers that do NOT already have a weigh-in

10:00 AM to Completion

Session 4: Houston Nationals Elite War Duals (K-8) and Houston Nationals Club War Duals (K-8)                                

ALL SESSIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON FINAL PARTICIPATION NUMBERS. 

Tournament Information | Ages/Divisions | Rules/Procedures

AGES/DIVISIONS
TOT

Age: Born 9/1/2015 - 8/31/2017

Weight Classes (+1): 35, 38, 41, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, HWT

Time periods - All Matches - 1-1-1

D1 

Age: Born 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2015

Weight Classes (+1): 38, 42, 46, 50, 55, 60, 65, 72, 80, HWT

Time periods - All Matches - 1-1-1

D2

Age: Born 9/1/2011 - 8/31/2013

Weight Classes (+1): 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 65, 70, 75, 83, 92, 100, 115, HWT

Time periods - Championships - 1:30 - 1:30 - 1:30

Time periods - Consolation: 1:00 - 1:00 - 1:00

D3

Age: Born 9/1/2009 - 8/31/2011

Weight Classes  (+1): 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 110, 120, 135, HWT

Time periods - Championships: 1:30 - 1:30 - 1:30

Time periods - Consolation: 1:00 - 1:00 - 1:00

D4

Age: Born 9/1/2007 - 8/31/2009

Weight Classes  (+2): 75, 80, 86, 92, 98, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 140, 150, 162, 175, 200, 285

Time periods - Championships: 1:30 - 1:30 - 1:30

Time periods - Consolation: 1:00 - 1:00 - 1:00

D5 (Includes High School)

Age: Born 9/1/2002 - 8/31/2007

Weight Classes  (+2): 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285

Time periods - Championships: 1:30 - 1:30 - 1:30

Time periods - Consolation: 1:00 - 1:00 - 1:00 

G1 (Girls)

Age: Born 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2015

Weight Classes  (+1): 35, 38, 42, 46, 50, 55, 60, 65, 72, HWT

Time periods - All Matches - 1-1-1

G2 (Girls)

Age: Born 9/1/2011 - 8/31/2013

Weight Classes  (+1): 46, 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 65, 70, 75, 83, 92, HWT

Time periods - Championships - 1:30 - 1:30 - 1:30

Time periods - Consolation: 1:00 - 1:00 - 1:00

G3 (Girls)

Age: Born 9/1/209 - 8/31/2011

Weight Classes  (+1): 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 102, 110, 118, HWT

Time periods - Championships: 1:30 - 1:30 - 1:30

Time periods - Consolation: 1:00 - 1:00 - 1:00

G4 (Girls)

Age: Born 9/1/2007 - 8/31/2009

Weight Classes  (+2): 67, 72 79, 85, 92, 98, 105, 110, 119, 127, 136, 145, 185, 185+

Time periods - Championships: 1:30 - 1:30 - 1:30

Time periods - Consolation: 1:00 - 1:00 - 1:00

G5 (Girls) (Includes High School)

Age: Born 9/1/2002 - 8/31/2007

Weight Classes  (+2): 95, 102, 110, 119, 128, 138, 148, 165, 185, 215

Time periods - Championships: 1:30 - 1:30 - 1:30

Time periods - Consolation: 1:00 - 1:00 - 1:00

 

All weight classes are listed but subject to change depending on registration to maximize athletes’ opportunity to wrestle.  All weight allowances are in compliance with TX USAW rules.

Bracketing Guidelines
  • Double-elimination line-bracketing with complete wrestle-backs to sixth (6th) place, including True 2nd Place matches if 2nd Place and 3rd Place have not already wrestled in the tournament. 

  • Weights are subject to be combined by the tournament director

  • Weight classes with five (5) wrestlers or fewer will wrestle a Round Robin format.

  • Brackets will NOT be seeded. Wrestlers will be separated by state, region, and club wherever possible.

  • BRACKET CHANGES WILL BE MADE UP UNTIL 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE START OF THE WRESTLING SESSION.  Please contact the tournament director with any issues (ie: wrestler missing from bracket or incorrect weight) prior to the start of the wrestling session by coming to the head table. 

General Tournament/Uniform Rules
  • National Federation of State High School Association scoring rules with USA Wrestling modifications will govern the competition. These USA Wrestling modifications include the following:

  • Headgear is MANDATORY for all youth competitors (TOT, D1 thru D5, G1 thru G5).  Headgear is OPTIONAL for all High School competitors.

  • Mouthguards are not required for wrestlers (even wrestlers with braces)

  • Rest time in between matches is a minimum of 10 minutes

  • A match can NOT be started when a wrestler does not have a coach

  • The three-quarter nelson with leg hook is LEGAL in USAW Folkstyle Events

  • The double armbar with sit out is ILLEGAL

  • Novice Division is 1st year wrestler or 2nd year wrestler with no wrestling match any style, anywhere, prior to March 15th, 2020 or 3rd year wrestler that has never placed top 6 in Open state or has never placed 1st or 2nd in Novice State.

  • Singlets with under briefs or a two-piece uniform are required. Guidelines for the two-piece uniforms are as follows: wrestlers can wear compression or board shorts and a tight-fitting sleeveless, short, or long sleeve shirt. The shorts shall not be excessively baggy or have pockets, buttons, or snaps.

  • NO High School issued singlets may be worn for competition.

  • Shoelaces must be taped!

 

WEIGH-IN PROCEDURES

  • Only one weigh-in is needed for all registered tournaments. 

    • EX:  Open weigh in counts towards Duals

  • Wrestlers are the only individuals allowed to enter the weigh-in area.

  • Wrestlers must have a competition singlet on when entering the weigh-in area.

  • They must submit to a skin disease screening prior to weigh-in. 

  • The medical staff and tournament directors have full authority without appeal in determining the eligibility of an athlete to compete. Parents/coaches cannot accompany the wrestlers. They will not be allowed to carry additional clothing or anything else with them during weigh-ins.

  • No weight reduction practices will be allowed on site. 

Admissions

GENERAL ADMISSION PRICES
  • All Event Pass (3 days) - $35

  • Friday/Saturday Pass (2 day) - $25

  • Saturday/Sunday Pass (2 day) - $25

  • Friday Only (1 day) - $15

  • Saturday Only (1 day) - $15

  • Sunday Only (1 day) - $15

  • Children under the age of 12 - FREE

COACH ADMISSIONS

Coaches Passes are distributed per TX USAW rules. 

 Additional Coaches Passes may be purchased for $35.  These additional coaches’ bands will NOT admit you into the hospitality room.

Please note that Coaches Passes include admission to the event. You do not need both a coach’s pass and an admission ticket, simply one or the other. In order to obtain your coach’s pass, you must present your current USAW Leader card with minimum Cooper Level Coach Certification, and a valid ID. No Exceptions!

Hotels

Click here for -->  List of Hotels and Discounts

THIS EVENT IS SANCTIONED BY

For More Information:

Texas USAW South Region- DJ Dockery
director@south-txusaw.com
979.587.1230

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