Youth Level Tournaments
The SJWA operates three youth-only (K-8) tournaments:
- Wrecker Duals – Recreation-Level youth team tournament. Normally held in December at the beginning of the current wrestling season
- New Jersey State Championships – Open-Level youth individual tournament championships (NJ STATE level), consisting of two qualifying tournament and one finals tournament. All three tournaments are held over three consecutive weekends. Normally held in mid-to-late January of the current wrestling season.
- National Duals: - Elite-Level youth team dual-meet format tournament championships (NATIONAL level), consisting of three days of competition for Elementary School wrestlers (one division) and Middle School wrestlers (one division). Normally held in early February of the current wrestling season.
Youth wrestlers of all abilities are also eligible to compete in the War at the Shore Folkstyle Nationals held every Easter Friday and Saturday at the beautiful Wildwoods Convention Center (one single-site Thursday weigh-in at the arena). If you are looking for a weigh to measure your progress at the end of the Elementary and Middle School wrestling season, this is the best way to see where you stand!! Link to War event page…
2013 – 2014 SEASON: UPCOMING EVENTS
On Saturday, December 21, 2013, the SJWA is once again holding a Recreation-Level team dual meet tournament. The teams will be composed of 18 weight classes spanning grades K-8. Each team wrestles 4 or 5 matches throughout the day. The event is held in one day at Total Turf Experience (TTE) in Pitman, NJ. TTE is Southern New Jersey’s premier indoor sports facility.
- Sunday, December 21, 2013: Weigh-ins and competition on same day
- Weigh-ins: 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
- Tournament Start: 9:00 AM
- At least 4 matches guaranteed for each team
New Jersey State Championships
In 2014 the SJWA brings a new look to their NJ state championships tournament format; details are still pending. The 2014 New Jersey State Championships tournament is open ONLY TO NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS, grades K – 8! This year’s edition features four qualifiers (TBD):
- New Jersey State Championships – January, 2014
National Duals – Friday through Sunday, February 7 – 9, 2014
In 2013 the SJWA continues their elite-level dual meet team championships tournament that brings them in from all over the country. Only the best state-level and club teams battled for the top crowns on the Elementary School Division level and the Middle School Division level.
- Friday – Sunday, February 7 – 9, 2014: Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260
War at the Shore Folkstyle Nationals K through HS – Easter Weekend, Friday & Saturday, April 18 & 19, 2014
In 2014 the SJWA continues their elite-level individual championships tournament that brings them in from all over the country. The best wrestlers from all over the country are expected to battle for the top crown on 6 levels: Tot, Bantam, Midget, Junior, Intermediate, High School.
- Friday – Saturday, April 18 & 19, 2014: Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260
2013 – 2014 SEASON: COMPLETED EVENTS