Nov. 5, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State wrestling team will host the MSU Open on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Jenison Field House, beginning at 9 a.m.
Below is some basic information on the tournament:
DATE: Saturday, Nov. 9
WHERE: Jenison Field House, Michigan State University, 223 Kalamazoo St., East Lansing, MI 48824
ADMISSION: Adults - $15; High school and under - $5; 8 years old and under - free
Freshman/Sophomore Division - open to all first or second year college wrestlers, and any wrestler who is within two years of having graduated from high school.
Open Division - open to all college wrestlers and any post high school graduates.
Both divisions are limited to a maximum of 250 wrestlers.
High school wrestlers are not eligible to compete.
WEIGHTS: NCAA weights: 125, 133, 141, 149, 157, 165, 174, 184, 197, 285
LIVE SCORING: TrackWrestling.com
WEIGH-IN: Weigh-ins will be held at Jenison Field House at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. Wrestlers must make scratch weight.
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.: Registration
7:00 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.: Skin check and weigh-in
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.: Preliminary matches
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.: Finals and medal matches (time approx.)
Both divisions will run simultaneously on the same schedule.
FORMAT: The tournament will be a double elimination event. No team scores will be kept. Wrestle to six places on 10 to 12 mats.
RULES: NCAA rules will be followed.
CHECK-IN: Coaches should pick up their team packets at registration. Packets will contain passes for coaches, wrestlers, and trainers.
REGISTRATION: Registration will be done entirely online at www.trackwrestling.com
All entries must be entered by Wednesday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m. EST
You may drop and add wrestlers and change weight classes prior to the close of registration. For help with registration e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
SEEDING: All seeding information must be entered into trackwrestling.com to be considered.
ENTRY FEE: The entry fee is $35 per wrestler. Entry fees may be paid online at trackwrestling.com or at registration. Make checks payable to Michigan State University.
LAST YEAR'S ENTRIES: Bucknell, Central Michigan, Columbia, Duke, Eastern Michigan, Edinboro, Findlay, Grand Valley, Harper College, Highline College, Illinois, Indiana Tech, Kent State, Lincoln College, Lindsey Wilson, Manchester, Michigan State, Northern Illinois, Northwestern, Notre Dame (Ohio), Ohio State, Ohio University, Olivet, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Tiffin, Trine, U.S. Military Academy Prep School, West Virginia