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Holiday Duals

2019 Schedule

Thursday December 5- Check in and Weigh Ins
11:30 Building Opens
12:30 Coaches Meeting
1pm Check In and Early weigh ins- (Team must have a minimum of 7 Rooms booked to qualify)
4:30 Coaches Meeting
5pm General Check In weigh ins for reams not in the early weigh in. Any athlete who is on a team and missed the early weigh in will go to the mat that their team was assigned to.
 
Friday December 6
7:30am Building opens
9am Wrestling begins on 48 mats
Rounds Preliminary Pools 9am,11am,1pm, Final Pool Rounds Begin 3pm, 5pm 
(rounds can be ahead if wrestling permits)
Ending about 6pm
 
Saturday December 7
7:30am Building opens
9am Wrestling begins on 48 mats
Rounds 9am, 11am,1pm, 3pm-Cross Bracket Semi Finals, 5pm Finals and placement rounds
Ending about 7pm
 
2019 Holiday Duals will be December 5-7
2020 Holiday Duals will be December 11-13

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19th Virginia Challenge National Holiday Duals

The 2019 Event is a USAW Sanctioned

Dec. 5-7, 2019, Virginia Beach Convention Center
Oceanfront Hotels 5 Minutes from the Convention Center
 
**CONTACT Frank Lipoli flipoli12@gmail.com 757-214-3192**
 
What do the Coaches Say?
***I’ve been to just about every Major Tournament in the country for youth Wrestling. The Virginia Challenge National Holiday Duals year in and year out is the toughest in the United States. You are guaranteed 10
Grueling Matches. Coach Harold Zinkin, Team California
 
***Jr. Terps compete in 4000 matches each season. The Virginia Challenge National Holiday Duals is the most competitive and best run administered each Season.
 
Kyle Snyder the current NCAA, World and Olympic Champion wrestled as an 8th grader on our team, his only loss that season was at the Virginia Challenge National Holiday Duals.
 
At the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships 5
National Champions and 4 National Runner-up’s
Wrestled in the Virginia Challenge National Holiday Duals as Middle School wrestlers
 Coach Ron Plienis, Maryland Jr. Terps
 
 
Weigh ins and Registration by Teams:
1pm Check In and Early weigh ins-  Team must meet the requirements to take advantage of the early weigh ins. To qualify your team must have booked a minimum of 7 rooms for the team. weighing in.  Multiple teams can not combine rooms.
5pm General Check In weigh ins  - For teams not in the early weigh in. Any athlete who is on a team and missed the early weigh in will go directly to the scale assigned to the team for the day. Signs will be posted
 

Official Elementary Weights K-6 (no 7th grade, 12 and under by 9/1/19) 3 - 90 sec periods

48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72, 76, 80, 84, 88, 92, 96, 100, 110, 130 PLUS 1lb weight allowance

Official Middle School Weights  6-8 grades (no 9th grade -14 and under by 9/1/2019) 3 - 90 sec periods
 
72, 76, 80, 84, 88, 92, 96, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 130, 140, 160, 210 PLUS 1lb weight allowance