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2022 Frank E. Rader Southeast Regional Championships

Cherokee, NC

05/13/2022 - 05/15/2022

Event Venue

Cherokee Convention Center Expo Hall And Ballrooms
777 Casino Dr,
Cherokee, NC 28719

Event Director

Ed Duncan

Sessions and schedule subject to change.

*Boys/Girls Division competing in ALL 3 styles (Freestyle, Greco, and Folkstyle) ONLY need to weigh in one time on Friday May 13th *


*Girls division competing in Folkstyle and Freestyle only need to weigh-in one time on Friday May13th* 




Please Note: Boys weighing in on Friday MUST compete in Folkstyle AND GRECO-ROMAN in order for the weigh-in to carry over to Freestyle. Any boys "skipping" Folkstyle or Greco would need to re-weigh on Saturday evening or Sunday morning for the Freestyle portion of the event.




Friday, May 13th


5:30 PM to 6:15 PM


PLEASE NOTE! **ALL FOLKSTYLE PARTICIPANTS MUST WEIGH-IN ON FRIDAY.  This weigh-in will count for wrestlers participating in Folkstyle, Freestyle, and Greco-Roman.


Wrestlers that compete in Folkstyle and Freestyle only will need to weigh-in again for Freestyle Saturday night(6:00 pm - 6:10 pm) or Sunday morning (7:00 am - 7:25 am).



OEP Pairing Clinic
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM



Pairing Officials Clinic and Tournament Set-up for Kids Folkstyle, Kids & 16U Greco-Roman and Girls Freestyle      
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM


Mat Officials Clinic - Freestyle & Greco-Roman                           
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM



Mandatory check-in and weigh-in for ALL Ages Folkstyle (All participants) 
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM


Weigh-ins for ALL AGES mens/womens folkstyle, Kids, 16U, and Junior Greco-Roman
6:00 PM to 6:15 PM



Mat Officials Clinic - Folkstyle
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Regional Meeting @ Host Hotel
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Late check-in and weigh-in - FOLKSTYLE ONLY

9:00 PM to 9:15 PM



Saturday, May 14th



Mandatory check-in and weigh-in  for Kids & 16U Greco-Roman/Freestyle; Girls Freestyle; and Registration for Junior Greco-Roman/Freestyle (if wrestlers are NOT wrestling Folkstyle)
7:00 AM to 7:15 AM


Weigh-ins for Kids & 16U Greco-Roman, Girls Freestyle, and Junior Greco-Roman Weigh-in (if wrestlers are NOT wrestling Folkstyle)
7:15 AM to 7:25 AM


Tournament Set-up for Junior Greco-Roman and tournament adjustments for Kids & 16U Greco-Roman and 6U, 8U & Girls Freestyle
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM


All ages Folkstyle - Preliminaries through Finals
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Greco-Roman Rules Clinic (Athletes & Coaches)
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM


All ages Greco-Roman  - Preliminaries to Finals
12:30 PM to Conclusion


Tournament Set-up for Freestyle
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM


Mandatory check-in and onsite registration for Kids, 16U, Junior, and Girls Freestyle (All remaining participants must register)
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM


Kids, 16U, and Junior Freestyle Weigh-ins
6:00 PM - 6:10 PM


Official's Social
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Sunday, May 15th


Mandatory check-in and weigh-in  for Kids, 16U, Girls freestyle  and Junior Freestyle
7:00 AM to 7:15 AM


Kids, 16U, Womens Freestyle and Junior Freestyle Weigh-ins
7:15 AM to 7:25 AM


Tournament Set-up for Junior Freestyle
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM


Freestyle Rules Clinic (Athletes & Coaches) 
8:15 AM to 8:45 AM


Opening Ceremonies & Parade of States
8:45 AM to 9:15 AM


All Freestyle - Kids, 16U, Junior, Girls Freestyle Preliminaries to Finals
9:30 AM to Conclusion



State Registration & Weigh in Procedures: 

1. Wrestlers must check in with their State table. Please bring printed copy of your USA Wrestling Card.  

2. Wrestlers must be in line at the beginning of weigh ins. Once weigh ins start, wrestlers will no longer be able to pick up a weigh in card to weigh in.

4. Wrestlers should only have competition singlet on when entering the weigh in area. Parents cannot accompany the wrestlers. They will enter one door and exit thru another. They will not be allowed to carry their additional clothing with them during weigh ins.

5. Wrestlers only need to weigh in only one time for all three styles provided that athlete actively competes in first two styles. Athletes that wrestle in the 1st and 3rd style must reweigh-in for the 3rd style.

6. Juniors, 16U and Kids can weigh in Friday night if competing in Greco-Roman only or competing in Folkstyle and Greco Roman  (do not need to weigh in for the next day of competition).

7. Girls will wrestle Freestyle in Girls only brackets on Sunday. They may also wrestle Freestyle on Sunday in a co-ed bracket. They only need to weigh in one time. Can weigh in on Friday night or Saturday AM if competing on Saturday. If only competing on Sunday, then they must weigh in Saturday afternoon or Sunday Morning.

Sessions and schedule subject to change.