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Western States Preseason Championships

Western States Preseason Championships: October 5th 2024

Mountain America Expo (Sandy, Utah)

 

We're thrilled to announce that Western States Events is partnering with Fightcon for an exciting wrestling tournament on October 5th, 2024! Fightcon, renowned for its comprehensive fight sport conventions, brings together the best of the best in various combat sports. This event will feature seminars, demonstrations, and competitions across 10 different disciplines, with the Western States Preseason Championships proudly hosting the wrestling portion. Mark your calendars for an action-packed day celebrating the art and athleticism of wrestling at Fightcon!


Schedule of Events

ALL WEIGH INS ARE ONSITE AT THE MOUNTAIN AMERICA EXPO CENTER IN SANDY, UT

Friday, October 4th 2024

  • 5:30-6:15pm: weigh ins for all divisions. There will be an optional weigh in for all divisions on Saturday. Please see Saturday schedule for weigh in times. 

*weigh ins should be done in a competition singlet or competition fight shorts and rash guard. No weight allowance for any divisions.

Saturday, October 5th 2024

  • 7:00-7:15am: Optional weigh in. We encourage everyone to weigh in on Friday but this is an option if needed. We will close weigh ins promptly at 7:15am with no exceptions so DON'T BE LATE.
  • 9:00am-12:00pm: 1st-2nd grade, 3rd-4th grade, 5th-6th grade, Boys 9th-10th grade
  • 11:00am-1:00pm: Prek-k, Boys 7th-8th grade, Girls Elementary, Girls Junior High
  • 11:00am-11:30am: optional weigh in for HS boys & HS girls
  • 1:15pm-4:30pm: Boys HS & Girls HS

Divisions and weight classes

  • Girls Elementary (2nd-4th grade): 50, 56, 62, 70, HWT (max 85)
  • Girls JH (5th-8th grade): 70, 77, 85, 92, 100, 115, 130, HWT (max 167)
  • Girls HS: 102, 108, 114, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 155, 170, HWT (max 225)
  • Prek-k: 37, 40, 44, 48, HWT (max 60)
  • 1st-2nd grade: 45, 49, 53, 57, 61, 66, HWT (max 75)
  • 3rd-4th grade: 54, 58, 62, 66, 70, 77, 85, HWT (max 100)
  • 5th-6th grade: 65, 70, 75, 80, 86, 92, 100, 110, HWT (max 140)
  • Boys 7th-8th grade: 80, 85, 90, 96, 102, 108, 115, 122, 130, 140, 152, 167, HWT (max 190)
  • Boys 9th-10th grade: 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 140, 150, 165, 180, HWT (max 250)
  • Boys HS (9th-12th grade): 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 144, 150, 157, 165, 175, 190, 215, 285

Host Hotels

 

Coaches Bands

All Coaches that want to coach on the mat must have a USA Coaches Card (Wrestling Leader Membership) to get a coaches band and be on the floor.


Zach Colvin

Zach Colvin

Tournament Director

Phone: 385-405-3833

DEADLINE

Deadline to register is October 3rd, 2024 at noon

Weigh ins

See schedule for all weigh in times. No weight allowance for any divisions

Table help

We are looking for table help each day. The pay is $100 per table and 1 person is required per table. If you are interested in running tables please reach out to Zach Colvin via email at zach.utahwrestling@gmail.com.

Headgear

Headgear is optional for all wrestlers

Double Bracketing

You may double bracket

Admissions

Admissions will be the cost to get into Fightcon. To see information on this please visit www.fightconexpo.com

Tournament Entry Fee

$45 entry fee, no onsite registration.

Awards

Medals to the top 6 place winners and a championship octagon for the 1st place wrestler