RIWA 2017-18 Tournament Schedule


Host club, location


Entry fee, Notes

December 10, 2017

North Providence Takedown Tournament
Birchwood Middle School
North Providence, RI




December 16, (Saturday) 2017

RIWA Duals

December 17, 2017

Middletown Wrestling Club
Gaudet M.S.
Middletown, RI



December 24, 2017


December 31, 2017


January 7, 2018

Westerly High School
Westerly, RI


Team trophy for first three places overall.

January 14, 2018

South County
Narragansett High School
Narragansett, RI



January 21, 2018


January 28, 2018


February 3, (Saturday) 2018

Warwick PAL
Bishop Hendricken H.S.
Warwick, RI


Click here for the tournament flyer.

February 11, 2018


February 18, 2018

Coventry H.S.
Coventry, RI



February 25, 2018

Johnston H.S.
Johnston, RI



March 4, 2018

Rhode Island Kid's Championship
Coventry H.S.
Coventry RI

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

Entry fee $30.86
See notes below for details.

Age Groups:
(5) (6-7-8) (9-10) (11-12) (13-14, 15 with proof currently in 8th grade). Your age group is determined by the age you will be on your birthday in 2018.

Weigh in times:
For Club tournaments: 5 to 10 year olds (7:30 - 8:30 am) 11-15 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 two of the RIWA tournaments to be eligible for the RI Kid's State Championship. 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. Team scores will be calulated using only one scoring wrestler per team in each weight class.

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 to https://www.usawmembership.com. Registration closes at 5PM the day before the tournament, and are non-refundable.
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 2018 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 15 January 2018

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