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2024 USA Wrestling Kids Folkstyle Nationals (Boys and Girls)

Fort Wayne, IN

01/26/2024 - 01/28/2024

Event Venue

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4000 Parnell Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Event Director

Christina Hargrove




Registration is open!


The 2024 USA Wrestling Kids Folkstyle Nationals is a highly anticipated youth wrestling event scheduled to take place from January 26-28, 2024 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This event serves as the first stage of the prestigious USA Wrestling Triple Crown Award.  


World Team Members Kayla Miracle and Mason Parris will be in attendence on Saturday, Januray 27th from 3-8pm! They will be available for photgraphs and authograph signing. Don't miss your chance to meet these World Medalists!


Kayla Miracle is a four-time WCWA Women's College National Champion at Campbellsville University. The Culver, Indiana, native was a 2020 U.S. Olympic Team member and four-time U.S. World Team member. Throughout her career, Miracle has earned two silver and two bronze medals at the Senior World Championships. Additionally, Kayla Miracle is the three-time Final X champion and Pan-American Games champion. 


World bronze medalist Mason Parris will be available to chat with and sign 2023 World Team posters at the event. The Lawrenceburg, Indiana, native was a three-time Indiana state high school champion and had a strong career at the University of Michigan, where he was a four-time NCAA All-American and 2023 NCAA Champion at heavyweight. Parris was also the 2023 Dan Hodge Trophy recipient as college wrestling's most dominant wrestler. In his most recent competition, Parris earned a bronze medal at the Zagreb Open Ranking Series Tournament in Croatia.


Unlike previous years, the Folkstyle Nationals has been moved to an earlier date in USA Wrestling folkstyle event season and the separation of age group division and High School divisions. The tournament will exclusively feature wrestlers in four age divisions, boys & girls: 8 and under (8U), 10 and under (10U), 12 and under (12U), and 14 and under (14U).  This tournament is aiming to provide a platform for showcasing boys and girls in age group wrestling talents. As young wrestlers from around the country gather, they will compete with the top competition around the country with hopes to becoming National Champions! The event is expected to attract a large number of participants and spectators, highlighting the skill and dedication of the best young wrestlers in the United States. 


Please Note : Copper or Bronze Coach NCEP certification is REQUIRED for this event


*16U & Junior Folkstyle Nationals will be held in March of 2024




Location - Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Address - 4000 Parnell Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 
Dates - January 26-28, 2024



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