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    Default USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tour of America, the Carolina Classic

    The registration deadline is fast approaching for the historic first event in the new USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tour of America, the Carolina Classic slated for November 3rd at the Cabarrus Arena in Concord, N.C.

    All participants must register online by Monday, October 29 at 10:00 p.m. Central time:

    Age Divisions: Bantam thru High School (A Pee-Wee festival will be held at all Series events)
    Tournament Location: Concord, North Carolina (just outside of Charlotte)
    Competition Venue: Cabarrus Arena and Events Center
    Competition: Saturday, November 3rd
    Weigh-in and Registration Site: Holiday Inn University (Headquarters Hotel)
    Weigh-in Card Pick-up and Medical Check/Weigh-ins: 6:00-8:00 pm Friday, November 2nd
    Event Website:

    Entry is limited to the first 800 registrants
    Pre-registration is mandatory and no exceptions will be made for onsite tournament entry.

    ***IMPORTANT NOTE: Weigh-ins will be held at the Holiday Inn University (Headquarters Hotel). The hotel address is available on the Series website.

    A complete schedule of the Carolina Classic can be downloaded at:

    Athletes of all ages, from high school and below, are included in the Carolina Classic. This will be a tremendous early season tournament for all talented and motivated wrestlers from around the nation.

    The Folkstyle Tour of America is a new youth wrestling series designed to provide wrestlers a chance to compete against the best in the country in America?s most popular style of wrestling.

    This is a four-event tour series, with the other three events strategically located around the United States. The rest of the Folkstyle Tour of America includes:
    ? The Salt Lake Slam in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 28-29, 2007
    ? The Battle on the Mat in Battle Creek, Mich., February 1-2, 2008
    ? The Texas Takedown in Fort Worth, Texas, March 14-15

    All of these events will have spectacular awards. There will be outstanding trophies for the top three placewinners in each weight class, and attractive medals for the athletes who place fourth through sixth in each weight class. In addition, there are awards for the top team in each division as well as the Most Outstanding Wrestler in each division. For more information on the awards, visit:

    All four of the Folkstyle Tour of America events are included in the popular USA Wrestling Ultimate Challenge Series, which leads to the awarding of the Ultimate Dominator awards for the season.

    USA Wrestling has combined the successful practices of other folkstyle series and tournaments, the resources of its internal staff, and the efforts of a promoter to develop a series of folkstyle wrestling that will further propel the organization into the forefront of youth wrestling.

    What does the Folkstyle Tour of America offer?
    ? Dedicated website ( that includes tournament information, event registration and hotel registration.
    ? Unique awards for the top six place winners in the Bantam thru High School divisions.
    ? Special awards and recognition for wrestlers who win multiple Folkstyle Tour of America series tournaments.
    ? Full-size mats and digital clocks at every tournament.
    ? Consistent age groups and weight divisions at all series tournaments.
    ? Certified officials for all age divisions.
    ? Tournament registration, bracketing, and immediate event results provided by TrackWrestling.

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    Default Re: USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tour of America, the Carolina Classic

    Does USA Wrestling sponsor much folkstyle wrestling? I thought they focused mainly on freestyle and Greco.

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    Default Re: USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tour of America, the Carolina Classic

    They do. USA Wrestling Folkstyle, as far as I know, is a new promotion for USA Wrestling.

    Oh, and Welcome to the forum, DoubleGrapevine!

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