JOSH HEPHNER MEMORIAL WRESTLING TOURNAMENT
Austintown Fitch High School
4560 Falcon Drive Austintown, Ohio 44515
January 25th and 26th, 2019
FORMAT: The wrestlers in each weight class will be distributed into pools. Within each pool, they will wrestle a round robin format. The top two ranked wrestlers from each pool will then be placed on an eight-man bracket. They will wrestle to eight places. Changes and/or adjustments to this format may be made at the discretion of the tournament committee.
COACHES MEETING: Tentatively, 12:15 pm Friday January 25, 2018
SESSIONS: 1ST Session (Friday) Begins at 1:00 pm gates open @ 12:00 pm
2nd Session (Saturday) Begins at 9:00 am gates open @ 8:00 am
*3rd Session (Saturday) Begins at 6:00 pm gates open @ 5:00 pm
*All Finalists are to report to the Auxiliary Gym by 5:20 pm. Parade of Champions will begin promptly at 5:30 pm
WEIGH-INS: Friday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Friday night weigh outs have been granted by the OHSAA for the Josh Hephner which will be + 4 lbs. Weigh-ins will start sometime during the 3rd round after your weight class has been completed.
Skin Checks: Saturday 7:45 am
AWARDS: All awards will be presented to all weight classes at the conclusion of the meet Saturday evening.
WEIGHT CLASSES: Fourteen weight classes as set by OHSAA. Note: +3 lb. (Fri), +4 lb. (Sat) (due to a team wrestling on Thursday – e.g. 106 lb. weight class will be 109 lbs. on Friday and 110 lbs. on Saturday).
INSTRUCTIONS: See enclosed map
HEPHNER PROGRAM: Team Photo and Photo ID should be emailed to Royal Publishing at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 5th.
ADMISSION: Adult: $6.00 Student: $4.00 per session.