2011 Northeast District Division III Wrestling Tournament

Garfield Hts. High School

4900 Turney Road

Garfield Hts. OH 44125

Friday, February 25, 2011 & Saturday, February 26, 2011


Tournament Directors:

Dale Krzynowek (216) 832-0189   dakrzynowek@garfield-heights.k12.oh.us

Kevin Hartman (216) 857-6842    kmhartman@garfield-heights.k12.oh.us


Tournament Schedule:             Friday 2/25                   Saturday 2/26

                   Check-in starts                     1:00                         8:30

                   Weigh-ins                       2:00 & pm TBA          9:00-9:30

                   Coaches’ meeting                 3:30                         9:30

                   Wrestling starts                     4:00                 10:00 & 6:00

Wrestling Schedule:

Friday 2/25            Championship rd 1 on 5 mats                        4:00-6:30*                   112 matches

                                    Championship rd 2 on 5 mats                        *6:30-8:00*                  56 matches

                                    Consolation rd 1 on 5 mats                *8:00-9:30*                  56 matches

Saturday 2/26        Consolation rd 2 on 4 mats                10:00-11:30*               56 matches

                                    Championship semis on 2 mats                    12:00-2:00*                 28 matches

                                    Consolation rd 3 on 2 mats                12:00-2:00*                 28 matches

                                    Consolation semis                              *2:00-3:30*                  28 matches

                                    1st, 3rd, & 5th place finals                                 6:00                             42 matches

                        *approximate times only*

Friday 2/25

School will be in session when you arrive on Friday, please do not arrive before 1:00pm.  Team entrance and packet pickup will be through door “L” only. Please see building map for bus/van parking and team entrance.  Packets will include: team information, bracket sheets, 1 pass per wrestler including sectional 5th placers (NO extras for trainers, stats, etc).  All extras will have to pay the admission price of $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students.  School administration will have the opportunity to sign in at the main entrance.

Team Personnel wristbands will be given as follows:

·        1-2 qualifiers-                        2 wristbands

·        3-4 qualifiers-                        3 wristbands

·        5-9 qualifiers-                        4 wristbands

·        10-14 qualifiers-        5 wristbands

Wristbands needed for admittance to tournament, hospitality room, and floor access.


·        All wrestlers should be ready to weigh in and have their skin checked as their weight class is called to the weigh in area.

·        All OHSAA skin authorizations appropriately signed and dated must be presented along with any special equipment or braces.

·        The weigh-in shall proceed through weight classes beginning at 103 lbs and end immediately upon completion of the 285 lb class.

·        A contestant that fails to make weight on their designated scale will have the opportunity to immediately step on each available scale in attempt to make weight.


Wrestlers will be called to a specific mat as their match approaches.  On deck wrestlers should report to their scorers table prior to the start of their match to check in.  Wrestlers should be ready to wrestle (warm-ups off and headgear on) as the match before theirs is completed.  Only two team personnel will be permitted mat side during their wrestlers match.



The cafeteria will only be open on Friday 2/25 from 2:15-3:15 for team meals.  The cafeteria will not be open to purchase food.  After this time the cafeteria will be locked and off limits for the remainder of the wrestling tournament.  Please monitor your athletes while they are in this area.


Concession Stand:

The concession stand will be open at 1:30 on Friday.  There will be many healthy items for your wrestlers to purchase after weigh-ins.  Soups, pastas, fruits, and other foods will all be available.



Requests for media credentials shall be directed to the tournament manager.  Proper credentials must be presented for admission at the pass gate.


Hospitality Room:

This area is for coaches, officials, and tournament staff only.  Please do not abuse the benefits of a hospitality room by inviting friends, family, children, or wrestlers into the room.  Enjoy the food and refreshments, but remember we are providing hospitality for over 200 people.  A special thanks to the Garfield Hts. Athletic Boosters for their generous donation to the hospitality room.


Locker rooms, Bags, Coolers:

Locker rooms will be assigned by sectional sites.  Wrestlers are asked to store their bags in the lockers provided.  Large crowds are expected for each session, using the locker rooms will ensure an ample amount of seating.  Coolers will not be permitted in the gymnasium.  Garfield Hts. High School will not be responsible for any items lost or damaged.


Finals & Awards

Wrestle 103, 112, 119, 125, and 130 and award the top 6 places at 103, 112, 119, 125, and 130.

Wrestle 135, 140, 145, 152, and 160 and award the top 6 places at 135, 140, 145, 152, and 160.

Wrestle 171, 189, 215, and 285 and award the top 6 places at 171, 189, 215, and 285.

Team championship and runner-up plaques will be presented at the conclusion of the individual awards.


Top 4 placers in each weight class will qualify for the 2011 OHSAA Division III State Wrestling Championships, Thursday, March 3rd through Saturday, March 5th.


Weather Plan

***If Friday is canceled the Saturday Schedule will be:

Scales open/check-in at 10:00, Weigh-ins at 11:00, Wrestling starts at 1:00, with Sunday’s schedule becoming the original Saturday schedule.

***If Saturday is canceled, then Sunday will follow the original Saturday schedule.