Schedule of Events
44th ANNUAL DOC BUCHANAN WRESTLING INVITATIONAL
WEIGH-INS: CIF + 2 lb growth allowance + 1 lb extra-3 pound allowance Friday, 1 additional pound Saturday
109, 116, 123, 129, 135, 141, 148, 155, 163, 173, 185, 198, 223, 288)
7:30 AM Friday and 7:00 AM Saturday North Gym.
COACHES MEETING: Friday, January 3rd , 2020, 8:00 am – K01
First session Friday, April 30th - 9:30 AM Wrestling Starts
Second session Saturday May 1st - 9:00 AM Wrestling Starts
Third Session May 1st - 5:00 PM, South Gym-CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS
FINALS: The order of the finals matches will be determined by the tournament staff.
AWARDS: There will be individual medals through eighth place; team trophies first through third; Paul Sanchez Most Outstanding; Outstanding Light Weight, 103-140; Outstanding Heavy Weight, 145-275; individual plaque for most pins in least amount of time, and Pursuing Victory with Honor team award.
Wrestlers must be in wrestling uniform, including no hats, to accept their awards.
ROUNDS: Three two (2) minute rounds -- All Championship matches & 1-2-2 Consolation.
FIRST AID: We will have trainers on duty in both gyms.
FOOD: There will be a snack bar open during the tournament. Coolers and over sized food containers will not be allowed inside the gym.
ADMISSION: There will be an admission charge for each session of the tournament:
Friday Morning Session and Saturday Morning Sessions (each):
Adults: $10.00 Friday & $10.00 Saturday
Seniors: $6.00 Friday & $6.00 Saturday
Students (W/SB cards): $4.00 Friday & $4.00 Saturday
All Sessions Wrist band will be available for $25-these bands are no transferable and will not be accepted if they are not secured to the individual.
STAGING: Wrestlers will be called straight to mat by the announcer. Tournament will be on Flo Arena with updated mat assignments and bout numbers.
Weight Classes in South gym and North gym will be determined and announced at Coaches Meeting.
CHECK SCALE: Wrestlers can check weight in south gym behind the curtain – only at the beginning of quarter-finals. Must check weight in singlet!
ANKLE/WRIST BANDS: Two coaches bands (yellow) provided – see head table for more bands. If your wrestler needs an additional band (blue) for size, see gate person.
NO PHOTOGRAPHERS/MAT MAIDS ON THE MATS. COACHES AND WRESTLERS ONLY
RV’s – Please park outside the parking lots!!!
All matches in the championship bracket are six minutes in duration, divided into three periods of two minutes each. Consolation matches will be five minutes in length.
A fall, at any time, terminates the match. A wrestler scores a fall when the referee is able to see that both shoulders of the defensive wrestler are held to the mat simultaneously for a period of two seconds.
Competition is divided into fourteen weight classes as follows: 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220 and 285.
Illegal action such as stalling, locking arms around the body when on top, or illegal hold is penalized one point for the first and second offense, and two points for the third offense. Note that the first penalty for stalling is a warning, with no points awarded to the opponent. Points are awarded thereafter.