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2022 Boys National High School Recruiting Showcase

Des Moines, IA

10/28/2022 - 10/30/2022

Event Venue

Iowa Events Center (Hyvee Hall)
730 3rd St
Des Moines, IA 50309

Event Director

Richard Razo



This event is open to all participants that meet the age group requirements (see Divisions tab) and have the proper membership (see below).


The 2022-2023 Membership Year begins August 22, 2022 and goes through August 31, 2023.



Athletes in the National Recruiting Showcase Division MUST be prequalified!

Automatic qualifiers:  

  • High School State Champions – Any year  
  • 2022 High School State Placers 
  • National Prep Champions 
  • 2022 USA Wrestling National All-American status Place 1st-8th: (Preseason Nationals, Boys and Girls National High School Recruiting Showcase, Women’s Freestyle Nationals, Girls and Boys Folkstyle Nationals, and 16u/ Junior Nationals)   
  • 2021/2022 UWW U15 and U17 National Placer   (Must be currently enrolled in High School) 
  • NHSCA Virginia Beach Placer (9th –12th grade Divisions ONLY) 


High School State champions are defined as High School state association sanctioned state champions for boys in Folkstyle, and both state association sanctioned champions and recognized unofficial state champions for girls in Folkstyle.





Wrestlers must enter their USA Wrestling Membership number when they register online. Wrestlers that do not have valid USA Wrestling Membership numbers will not be allowed to register.


If you have lost or forgotten your membership number, please contact


To renew your membership, please visit, or contact your state director.






All coaches that wish to gain access to the competition floor to coach athletes must have a current USA Wrestling Leader Membership Card. All USA Wrestling Leader Membership Cards MUST be attained prior to the event, due to mandatory background checking. For a USA Wrestling Leader Membership Card, please click HERE. PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 30 DAYS FOR COMPLETION OF USA WRESTLING LEADER MEMBERSHIP/BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS.


Middle School and Below Coaches: Floor passes will only be issued to those individuals with a current USA Wrestling Leader Membership Card and are a minimum USA Wrestling NCEP Copper certified (photo I.D. required).


High School Coaches: Floor passes will only be issued to those individuals with a current USA Wrestling Leader Membership Card and are a minimum USA Wrestling NCEP Bronze certified (photo I.D. required).


Coaches must be prepared to show their current membership card, photo I.D., and Copper/Bronze card at registration in order to purchase a coaches pass.



How to Earn Coaching Certifications 

Copper & Bronze Certification

You can take the certification online through your membership profile. CLICK HERE for Coaching Certification


Scroll to manage and then coach certifications and once you purchase the course from your shopping cart your access it under the my courses tab. 


Certifications update immediately on your profile. You can print a membership card online and it will show all your NCEP Certification Levels. 


Please contact USA Wrestling's Manager of National Coaches Education Program, Mike Clayton, at if you have any issues. 





Transgender Policy

USA Wrestling deems it necessary to ensure, insofar as possible, that transgender athletes are not excluded from the opportunity to participate in wrestling competitions. As such, USA Wrestling’s Gender Policy is based on the results and guidelines of the IOC actions.


Please read the transgender policy document in its entirety in order to understand the guidelines USA Wrestling follows in regard to transgender athletes competing at USA Wrestling events.