Sunday, October 13th, 2013
What: The Conflict @ Carver is a premier preseason wrestling tournament for wrestlers in 3rd-12th grades.
Event Date & Location: The second annual Conflict @ Carver will take place on Sunday, Oct. 12th, 2014 at the legendary Carver Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. Wrestling will begin at 9 a.m. CT.
Who is Eligible: All Wrestlers with current USA Wrestling memberships in grades 3 through 12 are eligible to compete. USA Wrestling membership is required for all wrestlers. 8th Graders may wrestle in the High School division, but not both. 5th Graders may wrestle in MS Division with Tournament Director approval.
Style: Folkstyle (scholastic style) rules will be used. High School matches will be 2-2-2 in length, Middle School matches will be 2-1-1 in length while Elementary matches will be 1-1-1 in length. NFHS Rules will govern all matches.
Entry Fee: The entry fee is $35 if registered by Sep 15th, $50 if registered by Oct. 1st & $60 if registered after Oct. 1st.
Weigh-Ins Date, Time, and Location: Weigh-ins will take place on Saturday, Oct. 11th, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. CT, at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, 300 E. 9th St., Coralville, IA 52241. An optional weigh in will be held on Oct. 13th from 7:00-7:30AM at Carver Hawkeye Arena. Weight Classes: The HS weight classes are as follows: 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, and 285. The MS weight classes are 70, 77, 84, 91, 98, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 145, 160, 190 and 250. Elementary weight classes are 50, 57, 64, 71, 78, 85, 92, 100, 115, 130, 150 and 175. Wrestlers may change weight classes at weigh-ins as long as there are less than 32 wrestlers at the weight you are moving to.
Admission: Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students (ages 5-18), and free for children 4 & under.
Coaches: Coaches without a USA Wrestling Coaches Membership must purchase a coaches pass for $10 to gain floor and corner access.
Awards: Medals will be given to the top-six placewinners in each weight class. In addition, each of the HS & MS champions will receive 2014 Conflict @ Carver fight shorts from Cliff Keen. Elementary champions will receive a custom performance T-shirt. The Most Outstanding Wrestler in each division will receive a free pair of Flips Wrestling headphones.
Officials: Certified officials will be used. Lenny Mais will serve as the head official for the second consecutive year.
Seeding: Wrestlers will be seeded by the Conflict @ Carver seeding committee based on state and national accomplishments.
Brackets/Results: The brackets will be published on TrackWrestling.com.
Participant List: The participant list is viewable on Trackwrestling.
Host Hotel: Country Inn & Suites, 9100 Atlantic Drive SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 (319)363-3789. Standard rooms are available at $97.00/night by asking for the wrestling rate. Other hotel accomodations can be made at the AmericInn of Cedar Rapids, 8910 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, (319)632-1800 for $90.00/night. All other hotel information in the Iowa City/Coralville area can be found by visiting the Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at www.iowacitycoralville.org
Social: To be announced