Event VenueIowa Events Center (Hyvee Hall)
Event DirectorRichard Razo
USA Wrestling is excited to announce that the 2022 USA Wrestling Brian Keck Memorial Preseason Nationals will return to Hyvee Hall in Des Moines, IA on Oct. 28th - Oct 30th. Preseason Nationals will incorporate the Boys National High School Recruiting Showcase for prequalified High School grade wrestlers.
Brian Keck tragically passed away at the age 48 during a trip to Mexico in November, 2019. Keck worked with USA Wrestling to found the Preseason Nationals in 2008, a major early season national folkstyle wrestling event for athletes of all ages. The first event was held in Des Moines, then spent nine years in Cedar Falls, Iowa, before returning to Des Moines in 2018. During its 12 years with Keck’s involvement, the competition grew in size and prestige.
Divisions available at the 2022 USA Wrestling Brian Keck Memorial Preseason Nationals and Boys National High School Recruiting Showcase include:
1st & 2nd grade Boys
1st & 2nd Grade Girls
3rd & 4th grade Boys
3rd -5th grade Girls
5th & 6th grade Boys
Middle School Girls (6th - 8th grade)
Middle School Boys (7th & 8th grade)
High School Boys (9th & 10th grade)
High School Boys (11th & 12th grade)
High School Girls (9th-12th grade)
***Boys National High School Recruiting Showcase athletes , High School age athetes who do not qualifiy for the National High School Showcase division can enter in the 9th-10th Grade, 11th-12th Grade, or 9th-12th Grade Girls division.
This event has sold out in previous years, so do not wait to register. USA Wrestling does not charge for adjusting weight classes, even at weigh-ins, so sign up early to guarantee your spot in the event.
Registration Opens August 22, 2022.
Hyvee Hall Policy- Wrestlers will be allowed to bring in drinks and snacks. Parents will NOT be permitted to bring in any food. NO OUTSIDE COOLERS ALLOWED.