USA Wrestling is excited to announce its annual Kids National Championships is returning to Utah. The 2022 Kids Nationals will be held at the Legacy Event Center in Farmington, Utah June 26-28, 2022. Kids Nationals host the nation's top wrestlers from ages 7 to 14 in the international styles of freestyle and Greco-Roman.
The 2022 Kids Nationals will feature the 2nd and 3rd leg of USA Wrestling's prestigous Triple Crown, which is awarded to any wrestler who wins USA Wrestling folkstyle, freestyle and Greco-Roman national titles in the same year. Utah will host Kids Nation in 2022 and 2023. The tournament will be held June 26-28, 2022, and June 25-27, 2023.
COACHES AND ATHLETES PLEASE BRING A COPY OF YOUR USAW MEMBERSHIP CARD WITH YOU TO THE EVENT.
Wrestlers must qualify to enter this event by competing in their designated regional or with approval from the wrestler's state chairperson! Wrestlers can compete in as many regionals as they choose, but wrestlers can ONLY QUALIFY FOR KIDS NATIONALS BY PARTICIPATING IN THEIR DESIGNATED REGIONAL.
*Wrestlers may obtain permission to attend Kids Nationals from their state chairperson if they are not able to attend their designated regional. We require the state chairperson to specify the lowest weight class the wrestler shall be eligible for.
Please be aware that wrestlers are not allowed to DROP in weight class from the regional to the Kids nationals. Whatever weight class the wrestler weigh-ins at for the regional (not necessarily competes at, but what the scale actually reads is the lowest weight class the wrestler is eligible to compete at for the nationals.
At Kids Nationals, provided a wrestler has qualified for Kids Nationals or been granted a waiver to compete, he/she may not compete lower than the lowest weight weighed in at any regional.
ALL WAIVERS FOR WEIGHT CLASS AND COMPETING MUST BE SENT TO Christina Hargrove at: Chargrove@usawrestling.org by June 17th. NO Exceptions!