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2017 War at the Shore Folkstyle Nationals

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2017 War at the Shore Folkstyle Nationals - Registration

14th Annual “War at the South Jersey Shore”
National Folkstyle Wrestling Championships
Easter Friday and Saturday, April 14th-15th, 2017

DESCRIPTION: 14th Annual War at the South Jersey Shore National Folkstyle Wrestling Championships at the Wildwoods Convention Center in Wildwood, NJ. The traditional version of the 2017 War is open to Boys and Girls from Pre-K to Grade 12. Our Youth Division has 59 weight classes spread across 5 age groups. Our HS Division has 15 weights. Last year the War drew close to 2000 wrestlers representing 20+ states.  The War features SPLIT SESSIONS both Friday & Saturday (TOT/BAN/MID/JUN) in the morning; INT/HS in the afternoon). We also have a Girls-only division and an Adults-only (Post-High School) division. When registering, Girls will have a choice of wrestling in either the Open (with the boys), OR the Girls War OR both.  More details on the POST-HS Division and the Girls Division will be available soon on our Web site.

NEW FOR 2017, ATTENTION PARENTS: Wrestlers eliminated on Day 1 can sign-up to wrestle 2 more matches on Day 2 (in a 4-man bracket)! Wrestlers who register for Day 2 (at Head Table prior to leaving) are guaranteed 2 more matches on Day 2.

REGISTRATION:  Online Registration & Payment is mandatory via AtlanticCoastWrestling.com.

EARLY BIRD FEE is $55.00 per wrestler for first 200 registrations or by January 15, 2017, whichever comes first.

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE is $65.00 per wrestler up until 11:59 PM, Monday, April 3, 2017.

LATE REGISTRATION FEE IS $75.00 per wrestler. Late Registration period is 00:00 AM, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 until 11:59 PM, Monday, April 10, 2017.

ALL REGISTRATIONS CLOSE at 11:59 PM, Monday, April 10th, 2017, or when the 2200 wrestler capacity has been reached!

LOCATION:  Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ  08260; Easter Fri - Sat, April 14 & 15, 2017

HOTEL INFORMATION: Most Wildwood hotels are still closed before Easter. To avoid the hassle and get a preferred tournament rate on your room, use the site's Hotels link to get a room:

WEIGH-INS:  Thurs, April 13th, 2017; 5:00 – 6:00 PM for Tots and Bantams; 6:00 – 8:00 PM for all divisions at Wildwoods Convention Center. In other words, we'd like to give the little guys a chance to weigh-in and not get crushed by everyone else. Tots and Bantams can weigh-in anytime from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Older guys who are with little guys are welcome to weigh-in then as well. NO WEIGHT ALLOWANCE and NO WEIGHT CHANGES after Monday, April 10th!  Changes may be made ONLY ONLINE via the AtlanticCoastWrestling.com site, with your SportsEngine User ID / Password established at registration. All competitors MUST weigh-in wearing a singlet or underwear and will be allowed a 0.2 overage for the singlet / underwear.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE:  Friday, April 14th, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Tot/Bantam/Midget/Junior), 1:00 PM – TBD (Intermediate & High School). Saturday, April 15th, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Tot/Bantam/Midget/Junior), 1:00 PM – END (Intermed/HS).  Awards presentation will take place immediately after completion of wrestling in each bracket and certification of results.

FORMAT:  All K-12 OPEN divisions feature a full double-elimination format, with wrestle-backs to “true 2nd”.  Challenge for 2nd may be issued by the 3rd place finisher if they have not already faced the championship match loser.

NEW FOR 2017, ATTENTION PARENTS: Wrestlers eliminated on Day 1 can sign-up to wrestle 2 more matches on Day 2 (in a 4-man bracket)! Wrestlers who register for Day 2 (at Head Table prior to leaving) are guaranteed 2 more matches on Day 2.

SEEDING:  NO SEEDING!  Blind Draw, with separation of wrestlers from same state/team when possible.

MATCH LENGTHS:  Tots, Bantams, Midgets, Juniors & K-5 Girls – all bouts 1-1-1.  Times for Intermediate & High School Boys and 6th grade – HS Girls 2-1-1.  ALL Wrestle-backs 1-1-1.  OT for All divisions - 1 minute OT, 2 @ 30 second OT, Final 30 second Ultimate Tie Breaker.

GENERAL MATCH RULES:  Scholastic / Folkstyle format, with AGGRESSIVE STALLING ENFORCEMENT.  Headgear and singlet required.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:  Unique Awards for 1st – 6th place All-Americans; there will be an Outstanding Wrestler award for each Division and one Overall Tournament Outstanding Wrestler award. Awards for the Girls tournament go to the Top Three in each weight.

INDIVIDUAL WRESTLER ELIGIBILITY:  For Tot, Bantam, Midget, and Junior categories eligibility by birth year as described on information form.  For Intermediate, HS Wrestlers born in 2002 ARE eligible to compete in either the Intermediate or High School categories.  For the High School Division, wrestlers must be CURRENTLY ENROLLED in High School as of the date of the tournament. You MUST bring proof of age (as in bring a copy of wrestler's birth certificate) to tournament!

CONTACT INFO:  Email ONLY - info@AtlanticCoastWrestling.com 

ADMISSIONS/COACHES PASSES:  Daily Prices – Adults $15.00, Students 6 and up $10.00, under 6 free.  COACHES PASSES are $60 (price includes 2-day Admission Pass + Wristband Access to Mat Area on arena floor).  Only wrestler and a maximum of 2 coaches with passes will be admitted to the mat area during competition!!

K – 12 OPEN DIVISION, AGE GROUPS AND WEIGHTS; Open Division Tournament awards Top 6 place winners; Girls Division tournament awards Top 3 place winners.

Tot (Birthdays on or after January 1, 2010):

35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 51, 55, 60, Hwt (95 max) – 9 weight classes

Bantam (2008 - 2009 birthdays):

44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, 82, 90, Hwt (125 max) – 11 weight classes

Midget (2006 - 2007 birthdays):

53, 58, 63, 68, 73, 78, 83, 89, 96, 105, 115, Hwt (150 max) – 12 weight classes

Junior (2004 - 2005 birthdays):

62, 67, 72, 77, 82, 87, 93, 99, 106, 115, 125, 140, Hwt (200 max) – 13 weight classes

Intermediate (2002 - 2003 birthdays): (High School 2002s are eligible for this Division! NO 2001 or earlier)

75, 80, 85, 90, 96, 102, 110, 119, 128, 140, 150, 165, 190, Hwt (250 max) – 14 weight classes

High School (All currently enrolled HS wrestlers are eligible for this Division):

100, 108, 115, 122, 128, 134, 140, 147, 154, 162, 172, 184, 197, 222, 287 – 15 weight classes

REGISTRATION:  EARLY BIRD FEE is $55.00 per wrestler for first 100 registrations or Jan 1, 2017, whichever comes first. REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE is $65.00 per wrestler up until 11:59 PM, Friday, April 7, 2017.  LATE REGISTRATION FEE IS $75.00 per wrestler. Late Registration period is Saturday, April 8 until 11:59 PM, Monday, April 10, 2017. ALL REGISTRATIONS CLOSE at 11:59:59 PM, Monday, April 10, 2017, or when the 2200 wrestler capacity has been reached!

NEW FOR 2017: ALL “Boys War” wrestlers who are eliminated on Day 1 may register at the Head Table prior to leaving to participate in 4-man brackets that will provide them with two additional matches on Day 2.

NO WEIGHT ALLOWANCE! ALL competitors MUST wear a singlet or underwear at weigh-in and will be allowed a 0.2 lbs overage for this minimal clothing. Weight changes allowed through 11:59:59 PM, Monday, April 10, 2016!  

WEIGHTS CAN ONLY BE CHANGED ONLINE BY USERS using their SportsEngine account; there is a document on the site that explains how to EDIT wrestler information. PLEASE WRITE DOWN / RECORD YOUR SportsEngine USERNAME AND PASSWORD when you create it so that you can login and make changes to your Registration Entry details!!

DEADLINE:  All online registrations / payments must be RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 PM, Monday, April 10, 2017.

EVENT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME

Monitor our Web site for any updates... 

 

Parent MUST Have SportNgin Account To Register Wrestler(s)

Parents MUST have a SportsEngine account to register a wrestler in the New Jersey Open Youth State Championships Tournament!

In order to register your wrestler(s) for this tournament, parents must first have a SportsEngine account. If you don't have one, you'll have to create a SportsEngine account in the parent's name and then register and pay for your wrestler(s) under YOUR (the PARENT's) account. This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation and submit payment. To complete registration through our secure site, please have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or checking account information available. If you don't pay with your registration, you may lose all the data you just entered. REGISTER AND PAY PLEASE!!

Continue your Registration by clicking on the Continue button at the bottom of the page and login to your SportsEngine account.

Following the completion of this registration, you will see a charge on your account from AtlanticCoastWrestling.

 

Step 1: Register for a SportNgin Account

DIRECTIONS FOR REGISTERING YOUR WRESTLER

Prior to registering your wrestler, the Parent must have a SportNgin account established in the Parent's nameYou MUST have a Sport Ngin account to register your wrestler(s).  If you already have a Sport Ngin account, please login with your user name and password.  If you don’t have an account, please create a Sport Ngin account. In any future ACWA online registrations, your information is securely kept on file, so if, for example, you come back for next year's War, you can login to your SportNgin account you set up this year and avoid of lot of data entry.

When registering your wrestler, select either "Log In" or "Sign Up" at the bottom of this screen. Before you do, please read the rest of this block:

  • Create user name and password
  • Sport Ngin will send you a confirmation email with a link to activate your account.  If you don’t receive the link in your Inbox, please check your spam/junk folder.
  • Click on the link in the email to activate your account and then you can begin the registration process

Step 2: Registering and Paying Online

Note:  To register this year, all Parents/Guardians must use their SportNgin account (setup in the Parent's name). To start your tournament registration, use either the "Login" selection (if you have an account) or the "Sign Up" selection (if you don't have an account) buttons at the bottom of this page. Once you've either Logged In or created your very own unique Sport Ngin account username, you'll then be prompted to the 'Who are You Registering,' page; THIS IS THE PAGE WHERE YOU ENTER YOUR WRESTLER'S INFORMATION.  You will be able to go back and modify your entry prior to our cutoff date (11:59 PM, Monday, April 10, 2017) with the username and password you created, so please record it when you create it.

If you have yet to make a Sport Ngin sub-profile account for your child, please select the option of 'A New Player,' and add in your Wrestler's First and Last Name, which will store for current and future use, after you've completed registering. You will be able to register more than one wrestler and pay for all of them at the END OF THE TRANSACTION. Either Log In or Sign Up to create an account (as shown on the screen shot below) and then continue on with your registration process.

Click HERE To Reserve A Hotel Room for the War at the Shore

Many of the hotels in the Wildwood area are NOT YET OPEN. Save yourself some time, aggravation and money by following this link to rent a room for the War at the Shore...


EVENT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME


Questions?

Please direct any questions regarding this registration to:

War Registration Team

Inquiries

Phone: 609-440-5848

To complete the 2017 War at the Shore Folkstyle Nationals, please login or create an account.