33rd Annual Jon Davis Kids Open

Questions?: Contact the IKWF office at (708) 206-0701 or email.
Membership: This is a USA Wrestling sanctioned event. Wrestlers must have a current USA Wrestling athlete membership.
When: January 14th (weigh-ins) and January 15th (wrestling), 2017.
Where: Prairie Capital Convention Center, Springfield
Registration/Entry Fee: Pre-Registration: $15 - non-refundable. Pre-registration ends January 11, 2017, 11:59 pm.
Onsite: $30 - non-refundable.
No registration accepted at satellite weigh-in sites.
Weigh-Ins: Onsite: Saturday, January 14th only, 3 to 5 pm. Meeting Room B11-C.
Satellite: Saturday, January 14th only, Satellite weigh-in sites will be listed on the front page of this website when they become known.
All wrestlers must weigh-in wearing a competition singlet.
All wrestlers must pass hair, fingernail, and skin condition checks prior to weigh-in (this occurs just prior to attempting to weigh-in).
All questionable skin conditions must be reported on the IHSA Skin Condition Form and brought to weigh-in.
Wrestling: January 15th only. Wrestling will begin at approximately 9 am. All wrestlers should be in the arena by 8:30 am.
Coaching: There is no coaching allowed at this event.
Spectator Admission: Adults (14 years old and up): $5
Children (6 to 13 years old): $3
Children under 6 years old are FREE.
Officials: All officials are registered with the United States Wrestling Officials Association (USWOA).
Rules: National Federation of State High School Association rules with IKWF modifications listed in the by-laws.
Notes: *A wrestler can wrestle in only ONE division.
*Girls must wrestle in the Girls division unless they are a returning IKWF Novice or Senior division state qualifier or better.
*IKWF 8 year olds can wrestle 7 & 8 OR Intermediate Elite.
*IKWF 10 year olds can wrestle 9 & 10 OR Intermediate Elite OR Novice Elite.
*IKWF 12 year olds can wrestle 11 & 12 OR Novice Elite OR Senior Elite.
*Elite division wrestlers will officially declare their weight class when they step on the scale to weigh-in for the tournament.
*Mandatory: Returning IKWF Novice and Senior division state qualifiers or better MUST wrestle in one of the elite divisions.
*No high school wrestlers allowed. This event is for wrestlers in 8th grade and lower.
Divisions: The age of every wrestler in the tournament is determined by their age on December 31st, 2016.
Open Divisions:
Girls: born 9/1/2001 through 2011
5 & 6: born 2010 and 2011
7 & 8: born 2008 and 2009
9 & 10: born 2006 and 2007
11 & 12: born 2004 and 2005
13 & 14: born 9/1/2001 through 2003
Elite Divisions:
Intermediate: born 2006, 2007, & 2008
Novice: born 2004, 2005, and 2006
Senior: born 9/1/2001 through 2004
Elite Division Weight Classes: Intermediate: 49, 52, 55, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74, 79, 84, 89, 95, 101, 108, 122, 138, 156, 177
Novice: 62, 66, 70, 74, 79, 84, 89, 95, 101, 108, 115, 122, 130, 138, 156, 177, 215
Senior: 74, 79, 84, 89, 95, 101, 108, 115, 122, 130, 138, 147, 156, 166, 177, 189, 215, 275
Bracketing: 5 & 6, 7 & 8: 4-man blocked weights.
Girls, 9 & 10, 11 & 12, 13 & 14: 8-man blocked weights.
Intermediate, Novice, and Senior Elite: Double elimination bracket with wrestle backs to 3rd place.
*All bracketing dependent on the number of entries.
*If there are not enough girls division entries, they will be moved to any of the open divisions based upon their IKWF age.
*3-man, 4-man, 5-man, and 6-man round robin brackets may be used in place of the bracket types mentioned above.
Bout Times: Girls, Intermediate Elite, and Open Divisions: 1 min., 1 min., 1 min. (no rest between periods).
Novice and Senior Elite: 1.5 min., 1.5 min., 1.5 min. (no rest between periods).