George Samios Cup 2022

  • 21.08.2022
  • 00:00 - 22:00

Event: George Samios Cup 2022

Date : 21st of August

Venue: Herb Graham Recreation Centre

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INFORMATION

George Samios Cup 2022 is an open event. Any individual that is a financial member of Wrestling Western Australia (WWA) or their relevant State Body and Wrestling Australia Ltd. (WAL) can enter.

Competitors must be a current member of WWA (or their State Wrestling body) and WAL.

New membership applications or membership renewals can be done online at revolutionise.com.au/wwa/registration

Please ensure you register with sufficient time to still make the event final registration.

The youth and senior categories will run concurrently.

Age submissions are to be based on the Year of Birth (i.e., turning the denoted age in this calendar year), and not the age at the time of the competition

The age categories are as follows:

  • 6 – 7 yrs
  • 8 – 9yrs
  • 10 – 11 years
  • 12 – 13 years
  • 14-15yrs (from 13 years old with medical and parental certificate)
  • U/17 : 16 – 17 years (from 15 years old with medical and parental certificate).
  • U/20:  18 – 20 years (from 17 years old with medical and parental certificate)
  • Seniors : 20 years and older Wrestlers in the U/20 category are allowed to participate in the competition for Seniors.  However, wrestlers aged 18 in the year concerned must provide a medical certificate and parental authorisation. Wrestlers aged 17 in the year in question may not participate in the Senior Category.
  • Greco-Roman is permitted only for males who are over 18 years old on the day of competition.

WEIGHT CLASSES

Wrestlers must weigh in exactly on or under their nominated category weight. Wrestlers can change their nominated weight category after registering, up to the final registration date and time by using their profile on Smoothcomp.

Please ensure that you enter the correct weight categories with registration for the comp as confirmed with your coach. No shifting of category or late entry will be considered on the day of the competition. If a wrestler does not make weight he/she will forfeit their matches and will only be allowed exhibition matches if and when available.

REGISTRATION

Wrestlers (or an adult their behalf where the wrestler is a <18 yrs old) must register via Smoothcomp.

Registration Deadline: Registration fee of $40 for the first category entered and $20 for each additional category will be accepted until 5pm on Friday 12 August 2022.

FAMILY DISCOUNT

Multiple family members competing will be eligible for a family discount. Where more than one individual who is a member of a family living in the same home enters the tournament, the first entrant will pay $40 and each additional entry will be $20. Late fees will still apply to each entry if entry occurs during the late fee period. Please use code FAMILY for each entry after the initial registration to activate the discount.

LATE REGISTRATION

Late Registration Deadline: Late entries will be accepted until 11:59pm on Tuesday 19 August 2022 with a late fee of $15 added to each order.

No registrations will be accepted after this time. The event is organized and run by volunteers who operate in their free time to make it possible. Please respect this contribution by registering well before the cutoff time.

All competitors must be current WAL members and a member of their relevant State Assosciation. WAL membership is included in WWA membership fees.

Membership fees should be paid online.

AWARDS

Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

For  Clubs competing for the Peter Lawson Memorial Trophy, any registered entry that fails to show up on the day of the competition will cost his/her club 2 points.

Peter Lawson Memorial Points will be allocated as follows: Gold medal = 3 points, Silver medal = 2 points, Bronze medal = 1 point. Points will only be allocated for 1 Freestyle category and 1 Greco Roman category per wrestler. The points will be allocated according to the wrestler’s results in the category that matches the wrestler’s actual age and weight (if they register in that category and make their weight requirements).

RULES

The competition will be conducted in accordance with United World Wrestling rules (https://unitedworldwrestling.org/)

The tournament will be conducted under round robin or double-elimination line-bracketing rules depending on number of entrants. If double-elimination, those who lose one (1) match in the championship bracket (A) may be sent into the repêchage bracket (B) for a chance to compete for the bronze medal. Those who lose two (2) matches are eliminated from the competition.

All competitors are responsible for their own medical and physical fitness to wrestle and understand that the nature of the sport of wrestling involves some physical risks that can result in serious injury or death.

All participants must adhere to the WWA Code of Conduct, Member Protection Policy and WAI Anti-Match Fixing Policy. The organizer has the right to disqualify competitors from competition in the event of rule or code of conduct breaches.

The weight shown on the weighing scales at the time of the scheduled weigh-in will be regarded as the official weight. Any weight check performed by an athlete prior to the official weigh-in shall not be permitted to form the basis of a challenge to the official weigh-in.

UNIFORM

Wrestlers may wear, other than the standard wrestling singlet, a two-piece outfit as follows:

Shorts, in plain black colour.

Short-sleeved or sleeveless shirt, predominantly in red or blue colour. A wrestler must bring one of each colour.

The wrestler listed first in the bout is to wear red and the second listed wrestler is to wear blue.

The shirt or top should be tight fitting.

For females, the shirt must completely cover the breasts at all times.

Clothing may not have metal components, zips or buttons.

Open pockets are not permitted.

Drawstrings must be concealed at all times

Clothing must not have wording or design that is offensive or inappropriate.

Underwear must not contain hard plastic or metal components.

Wrestling boots must be worn

For further information contact Erica May on wa@wrestling.com.au or 0418 245 780.