March 19 – Pine River
April 9 -- Brownstown
April 22 – Chelsea
April 23 – South Lyon (folkstyle, freestyle, greco)
April 29 – Battle Cats (Freestyle only)
April 29 – Kenowa Hills
May 6 – Whitmore Lake
May 7 – Myrmidon Spring Classic
Contact Kids Director Steve Richardson or Kids Director at-large Eric Fransen with questions.
Schoolboy, Cadet, and Junior age groups each have a National Freestyle Duals Event, a National Greco Duals Event, an Individual Freestyle Nationals Tournament and an Individual Greco Nationals Tournament. Qualification criteria differs depending upon the event.
Schoolboy National Duals (typically held early June) - Two teams are built based upon director/coach committee selection. Both teams wrestle both styles. Selection is determined by a combination of factors including: a) past & current year national/state accomplishments, b) past code of conduct behavior, c) commitment as demonstrated by past dependable team participation & timely payment of monies due, and d) diligence as demonstrated by participation in the various freestyle/greco tournaments & team training camps provided. The goal is have 1-2 of Michigan's best wrestlers per weight class per team. Another goal is to have each team built as early as possible to allow maximum time for team-member family planning. Once you are selected to be on Team Michigan we are committed to helping you be your best through tournaments and training camps. If you choose to not take advantage of these opportunities your spot will be forfeited to someone else.
Schoolboy Individual National Championships (typically held late June/early July) - Qualification is via participation in the USAW Central Regionals Championships. Placement does not matter and you may qualify for both Freestyle & Greco by participating in either style at the Central Regionals. You are not allowed to go down a weight class from Central Regionals to Nationals. With qualification you will self-register via TrackWrestling. Note that for each of the other events on this page MUSAW enters the Team Michigan competitors.
Cadet National Duals (typically held mid June)- Same procedure as Schoolboy National Duals outlined above.
Cadet Individual National Championships, aka "Fargo" (typically held mid to late July) - Team Michigan qualification options: a) Top 2 placer at the MUSAW State Tournament, same weight class and same style(s) as intending to wrestle at Fargo, or b) Top 4 placer at any Regionals, same style, but any weight, or c) Top 4 placer at UWW Nationals, same style and same age division, but any weight, or d) Returning USAW All-American, same age division. If you have not qualified through any of these criteria, and you are still interested, you can contact a director to be put on a waiting list in case we have not met our state limits as dictated by USAW.
Junior National Duals (typically held mid to late June) - Same procedure as Schoolboy & Cadet National Duals outlined above.
Junior Individual National Championships, aka "Fargo" (typically held mid to late July) - Same procedure as Cadet Individual National Championships outlined above.
Happy New Year from Michigan USA Wrestling!
We’d like to thank you for your continued support of wrestling throughout the state.
The board of directors is working hard to bring great wrestling opportunities in folkstyle, freestyle and greco roman wrestling.
To that end, we have a wonderful schedule already put together that is available here.
We’re also looking to fill a few more dates.
Open dates include: April 1 April 2 April 8 April 15 April 30
Michigan USA Wrestling is still considering host site application for the freestyle/greco state tournament May 12-14. Interested clubs are asked to contact Kids Director Steve Richardson or Eric Frandsen.
And get ready for an exciting announcement coming next week from Michigan USA Wrestling.