Event VenueThe Podium
Event DirectorChristina Hargrove
2023-2024 Folkstyle Girls Rules:
Modification to Folkstyle Rules In the girls divisions at the Folkstyle Nationals and Folkstyle Tour of America events, when a wrestler steps out of bounds in the neutral position, 1 point shall be awarded to opponent.
For the standard USA Wrestling age and weight categories, double-elimination line-bracketing with complete wrestle-backs to sixth (6th) place, including True 2nd Place matches if 2nd Place and 3rd Place have not already wrestled in the tournament. No Double Bracketing allowed, unless competing in Open and True Beginner division.
Weight classes with five (5) wrestlers or fewer will wrestle a Round Robin format.
BRACKET CHANGES WILL BE MADE UP UNTIL 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE START OF THE WRESTLING SESSION. Please contact the tournament director with any issues (ie: wrestler missing from bracket or incorrect weight) by email at least 2 HOURS PRIOR to the start of the wrestling session or please come to the head table.
*Tour of America Folkstyle events are considered Regional/National events.
Approved as of the 2023 USA Wrestling Board of Director’s National Convention:
National Federation of State High School Association scoring rules with USA Wrestling modifications will govern the competition. These USA Wrestling modifications include the following Rules:
National Federation of State High School Association scoring rules with USA Wrestling modifications will govern the competition. These USA Wrestling modifications include the following:
Headgear is not MANDATORY for all competitors but recommended
Mouth guards are not required for wrestlers (even wrestlers with braces)
Rest time in between matches is a minimum of 15 minutes
A match can be started when a wrestler does not have a coach
USA Wrestling rules governing ages, weights and match time will take precedence where applicable.