RIWA 2016-17 Tentative Tournament Schedule


Host club, location


Entry fee, Notes

December 4, 2016

CLCF Takedown tournament
Cranston West H.S.
Cranston, RI



December 11, 2016

North Providence
Birchwood Middle School
North Providence, RI




December 18, 2016

Beat the Streets, Providence




December 25, 2015


January 1, 2017


January 8, 2017

Westerly High School
Westerly, RI



January 14, (Saturday) 2017

RIWA Duals

January 15, 2017

Middletown Wrestling Club
Gaudet M.S.
Middletown, RI



January 22, 2017

Moses Brown
Moses Brown H.S.
Providence, RI



January 29, 2017

Warren Wrestling Club
Kickemuit M.S.
Warren, RI


February 4, (Saturday) 2017

Warwick PAL
Bishop Hendricken H.S.
Warwick, RI


Click here for the tournament flyer.

February 12, 2017




February 19, 2017

Coventry H.S.



February 26, 2017

Johnston H.S.



March 5, 2017

Rhode Island Kid's Championship
Location TBD

Bantam, Intermediate, Novice and Middle School (6th, 7th, 8th grades)

Entry fee $30.86
See notes below for details.

March 12, 2017

South County



Age Groups:
(5) (6-7-8) (9-10) (11-12) (13-14, 15 with proof currently in 8th grade) (15-19 currently enrolled in High School). Your age group is determined by the age you will be on your birthday in 2017.

Weigh in times:
For Club tournaments: 5 to 10 year olds (7:30 - 8:30 am) 11-19 year olds (10:30 - 11:30 am)
For RI State tournament: 5 to 15 year olds (7:30 - 9:00 am). All wrestlers must weigh in during this time!!!

Weigh-in Procedure - For Club Tournaments: Madison weights (weight groups determined by registration weight) apply. For the State Tournament: Bantam will use madison weights. Intermediate, Novice and Middle School must make weight for the weight class you pre-registered for. You will not be allowed to bump up a weight class. If you don't make weight, you will be scratched from the tournament.

Skin Checks: Skin checks will be conducted as part of weigh-ins. Any wrestler with a questionable skin condition must provide a doctor's authorization to wrestle using the NFHS form (https://www.nfhs.org/media/882323/2015-16-nfhs-wrestling-skin-lesion-form-april-2015-final.pdf).

RI Kid's State Championship eligibility rule: Wrestlers must live in RI. Wrestlers must have competed in at least 50% of the RIWA tournaments to be eligible for the RI Kid's State Championship. Exceptions to Middle School Wrestlers who wrestle for their schools; they must attend at least two tournaments. No late or on-site registrations at this event.
Weight classes follow the official USA Wrestling age and weight classes (http://content.themat.com/forms/Weights.pdf). Note that our Middle School Division is the USA Schoolboy Division modified to allow 8th grade Middle School participation.

Split Tournament Times:
5 year olds will wrestle at 8:30 am (matside ad hoc pairing by Kid's director). 6-7-8 year olds and 9-10 year olds will wrestle from 9:00 - 12:00 noon.
11-12 year olds, middle school and high school wrestlers will wrestle from 12:00 noon to 3:00pm

Pre-Registration and entry fee:
You must pre-register for all RIWA tournaments by going http://www.TrackWrestling.com the day before the tournament. Registration closes at 5PM
Entry fee must be paid on-line during the registration process. Bring the pre-registration receipt for proof. Late registration will be permitted only after payment of a $10 administrative fee.

Headgear Rule:
All wrestlers at any USA Wrestling event must wear headgear.

USA Wrestling cards are required for all participants at all RIWA Tournaments. Cards expire each year on August 31st. Membership Cards can only be purchased online at http://www.TheMat.com . Coaches must have a valid 2017 USAWrestling Coaches Card to be on any mat.

RIWA Multi Wrestler Family Discount: RIWA has instituted a Multi Wrestler Family discount. 1. All wrestlers must be related and living in the same household. 2. A printed copy of the registration receipt along with valid USA Wrestling Cards must be presented to the designated official during the tournament between the hours of 11am and 12pm. Inquire at the door for further instructions. 3. Upon verification the designated RIWA representative will reimburse the family in accordance with the following fee schedule:
Cost per wrestler for a multi wrestling family:

$15 registration fee tournament

$20 registration fee tournament

$30 registration fee tournament

1st wrestler $15

1st wrestler$20

1st wrestler $30

2nd wrestler $11

2nd wrestler$15

2nd Wrestler $22

3 or more $8 per additional wrestler

3 or more $8 per additional wrestler

3rd or more $16 per additional wrestler

A family of 3 would cost $34

A Family of 3 would cost $43

A family of 3 would cost $62

A Family of 4 would cost $42

A Family of 4 would cost $51

A family of 4 would cost $78

RIWA has standardized spectator entry fees to RIWA tournaments.
$3 for 18 and older, Under 18 is free.

For additional information contact any one of the Club Directors or RIWA State Officers. Their name and phone numbers along with directions to each tournament can be found on our web site at: http://RIwrestling.com.

NOTE: Any HS wrestler is eligible to compete in any RIWA Tournament during your HS wrestling season to include the Freshman, JV, or State Championship, provided he/she has a USAWrestling card. This is a rule approved by the RIIL.


Address any questions to: cdrance@fullchannel.net

Date: As of 5 April 2016

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