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THE TOURNAMENT:  The 76th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, F...
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — New definitions for inbounds and out-of-bounds highlight high school wrestling rules changes for the 2018-19 season. Beg...
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The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, in cooperation with Rural Mutual Insurance, has chosen the recipients of the team Sportsmanship Awards for the 2018 winter State Tournaments. The winners of the prestigious sportsmanship recognition are Valders in boys basketball, Marshall in girls basketball, D.C. Everest Co-op in girls hockey, Hudson in gymnastics and Ellsworth in team wrestling.

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Stoughton, Luxemburg-Casco and Stratford earned championships at the 2018 State Team Wrestling State Tournament Saturday at the UW Field House in Madison.

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It’s deja vu with the 27th State Team Wrestling Tournament championship finals in Divisions 2 and 3 at the UW Field House in Madison after Saturday’s semifinals.
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For the first time in five seasons, there will be a new Division 1 wresting team champion.

Stoughton (23-1), which has finished runner-up the past three seasons, defeated four-time defending champion Kaukauna (21-2) 34-30 in the semifinals of the State Team Wrestling Tournament at the UW Field House in Madison Friday evening.

Stoughton will do battle with Holmen in the championship match Saturday evening. Stoughton advanced to the semifinals with a 47-13 victory over Marshfield in the quarterfinals earlier in the evening.
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The 27th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Tournament will take place Friday and Saturday, March 2-3. The tournament is held at the Field House on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis. Ticket prices for the tourney are $13 for the Friday session and $8 for the Saturday sessions.

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The 75th Annual State Individual Wrestling produced a pair of four-time champions and 40 other gold medalists at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. Saturday.

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The match-ups for the finals of the 2018 State Individual Wrestling Tournament have been determined with 84 wrestlers remaining in contention for gold medals after semifinal bouts at the Kohl Center Friday.

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The 75th Annual State Individual Wrestling Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 22-24, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. Ticket prices per tournament session are $8. Tickets are available on-line on the WIAA website with a $2 service fee until two hours prior to any respective session with the printing of the ticket by the purchaser. Tickets are also available at the Kohl Center during the tournament. 


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The true success story of Trackwrestling began with its founder Justin Tritz, a native of Vesper, Wis., located a few miles outside of Wisconsin Rapids. His objective was to produce a system that would assist wrestling tournament managers to seed events. His vision quickly expanded to development of the system that has revolutionized the operation and management of wrestling meets and tournaments from start to finish.

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The Board of Control reviewed and approved a number of committee recommendations impacting winter sports, gave initial review and consideration of a newly conceived divisional placement plan for basketball, and engaged in robust membership-related discussions at its June meeting today.

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An alternate two-piece uniform consisting of compression shorts or shorts designed for wrestling and a form-fitted compression shirt has been approved for the 2017-18 season in high school wrestling. Wrestlers will have the option of the new two-piece uniform or the traditional one-piece singlet.

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Kaukauna, Ellsworth and Stratford won titles in their respective divisions at the 2017 State Team Wrestling Tournament at the UW Field House in Madison Saturday.

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The 26th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Tournament will take place Friday and Saturday, March 3-4. The tournament is held at the Field House on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis. Ticket prices for the tourney are $13 for the Friday session and $8 for the Saturday sessions.

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The 74th Annual State Individual Wrestling Tournament produced 45 champions Saturday evening at the Kohl Center in Madison.


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The field has been whittled down to the final 84 contenders for the 42 State championships at the 2017 State Individual Wrestling Tournament Friday evening at the Kohl Center.

Stoughton advances the most wrestlers to the Division 1 finals with five. River Valley has four contenders in the finals to lead all programs in Division 2, and Stratford claims the most finalists in Division 3 with five.


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Watch all the pre-final matches of the State Individual and Team Wrestling Tournaments streamed live on the WIAA.TV portal of the NFHS NetworkSubscribe to watch all the action for $9.95 for one month. To subscribe, locate and click on the image in the middle of the WIAA.TV or NFHS Network's Wisconsin home page. The TrackWrestling.com dashboard will also have access to the live streams. For any questions about the subscription or problems with the transmission, contact the Customer Support email is memberadmin@playonsports.com

Watch the live broadcast of the WIAA State Individual Wrestling finals on FS Wisconsin. The finals are scheduled live Saturday, Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. The live broadcast of the finals will also be streamed on Fox Sports Go with cable provider authentication. In addition, each mat of the finals will be live streamed on Fox Sports Go without authentication.

                


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The 74th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 23-25, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. 

Ticket prices per tournament session are $8. Tickets are available on-line on the WIAA website until two hours prior to any respective session with the printing of the ticket by the purchaser. Tickets are also available at the Kohl Center during the tournament. 

Everyone entering the Kohl Center is now subject to pass through metal detectors. Fans and media are encouraged to arrive early to avoid missing the start of each session. For the semifinals and finals, gates will open 90 minutes prior to the start of competition to accommodate the larger crowds. For all other sessions, doors will open 60 minutes prior to the start of competition.
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At its April 6-8 meeting in Indianapolis, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee added another maneuver to the list of potentially dangerous holds in high school wrestling.
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Champions in three divisions hoisted the gold trophy in one of the most competitive sessions in State finals history.

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The match-ups for the finals have been determined for the three divisions of the 25th Annual State Team Wrestling Tournament Saturday at the UW Field ...
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The Division 1 final of the 2016 State Team Wrestling Tournament will feature the same two teams that wrestled for the title a year ago. Defending ch...
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The 25th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Tournament will take place Friday and Saturday, March 4-5. The tournament is held at the Field House on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis. Ticket prices for the tourney are $13 for the Friday session and $8 for the Saturday sessions.
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The 73rd State Individual Wrestling Tournament concluded with the crowning of 42 champions Saturday at the Kohl Center in Madison.

Among the champions were 15 former champions adding to their total.


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The finals are set for the 73rd State Individual Wrestling Tournament with 28 wrestlers in each of three divisions advancing to contend for the State title Saturday at the Kohl Center in Madison.

Among those still in contention for the championship are 20 former champions, including Hunter Marko, who will attempt to become the 14th wrestler in State Tournament history to win four straight titles. He will wrestle in the 138-pound final in Division 2 with a 35-0 record.


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The first day of the 73rd State Individual Wrestling Tournament identified wrestlers advancing to the semifinals in Division 1 and to the quarterfinal...
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THE TOURNAMENT: The 73rd Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championship Tournament will be held Thursday-Satu...
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A more standardized pre-match procedure requiring referees to perform skin checks or verify that skin checks had been completed on-site by an appropriate health-care professional was approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee at its April 8-10 meeting in Indianapolis.

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The following winter sport tournament assignments for 2016 are now available: Gymnastics Hockey - Boys Hockey - Girls Swimming & Diving - Boys...
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One of the three 2014 team champions was successful in its attempt to win back-to-back titles at the State Team Wrestling Tournament finals Saturday at the UW Field House.

Kaukauna won its second straight Division 1 title with a 41-21 victory over Stoughton. The Galloping Ghosts won at nine of the 14 weight classes, including pins at 152, 170, 220 and 285. It marks the third straight season Kaukauna has advanced to the championship match.

In Division 2, Freedom dethroned Ellsworth as champion with a 34-15 decision in the final over the Panthers. The Irish built a 20-0 lead by winning the first six bouts of the match. They won four of the remaining eight matches, including a pin at 182 to capture the crown.

In the semifinals wrestled earlier in the day, The Irish advanced with 40-27 win over Sparta, and Ellsworth advanced to the championship final after a 37-27 decision over Wisconsin Lutheran.

Spring Valley/Elmwood took early control of the Division 3 match with 2014 champion Coleman. Trailing 6-0 after the opening 285-pound bout, the Cardinals strung three straight pins together and added falls at 152 and 182 to clinch the match and cruise to the 40-27 victory. The Cardinals win the program's first title after runner-up finishes last season and in 2012.

Earlier Saturday, the Cardinals ousted Random Lake from title contention with its 37-22 conquest in the semifinals. Coleman reached the final for the fifth straight year and for the sixth time in the last seven years with a 45-34 win over Fennimore in its semifinal match.

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The chase for the 2015 State Team Wrestling championship in Division 1 is down to two teams following the quarterfinals and the semifinals session at ...
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The 24th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Tournament will take place Friday and Saturday, March 6-7. The tournament is held at the Field House on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis. Ticket prices for the tourney are $13 for the Friday session and $8 for the Saturday sessions.

The single elimination tournament features eight teams in Division 1 and four each in Divisions 2 and 3. The Division 1 quarterfinals and semifinals are scheduled for Friday evening with the Divisions 2 and 3 semifinals and the finals for all divisions Saturday.

Friday, March 6 

Division 1 Quarterfinals
Time         Pairings 

5:30 p.m.   Match-1:  Kaukauna (17-1) vs. Burlington (12-1)
5:30 p.m.   Match-2:  Hudson (12-2) vs. Cedarburg (17-1)
5:30 p.m.   Match-3:  Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln (18-0) vs. Pewaukee (16-3)
5:30 p.m.   Match-4:  Sauk Prairie (15-3) vs. Stoughton (22-1)

Division 1 Semifinals
7:30 p.m.   Match-5:  Match-1 Winner vs. Match-2 Winner
7:30 p.m.   Match-6:  Match-3 Winner vs. Match-4 Winner

Saturday, March 7

Division 2 Semifinals
10 a.m.      Match-1:  Ellsworth (17-4) vs. Wisconsin Lutheran (18-1)
10 a.m.      Match-2:  Freedom (13-2) vs. Sparta (13-6)

Division 3 Semifinals
10 a.m.      Match-1:  Spring Valley/Elmwood (14-3) vs. Random Lake (16-1) 
10 a.m.      Match-2:  Coleman (16-1) vs. Fennimore (18-2)

Finals
3 p.m.   Division 1 Championship Match
3 p.m.   Division 2 Championship Match
3 p.m.   Division 3 Championship Match

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The 2015 State Individual Wrestling Championships concluded Saturday with the crowning of 42 champions in front of more than 13,000 spectators at the Kohl Center in Madison.
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The 72nd Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championship Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 26-28, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis.

Ticket prices per tournament session are $8. Tickets are available on-line on the WIAA website until two hours prior to any respective session with the printing of the ticket by the purchaser. Tickets are also available at the Kohl Center during the tournament. 

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If schools are closed and practice is cancelled today due to weather/school board policy, the growth allowance language may be applied which gives a one pound allowance.   However, if schools are closed and practice IS HELD, the growth allowance language which gives a one pound allowance DOES NOT APPLY. 

Keep in mind that proper notice by the school requesting the one pound additional allowance must be made to the meet manager and each school.  Personal contact must be made and voice mail or emails are not acceptable.

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The 2015 wrestling tournament assignments are now completed.  Click link below: 2015 Wrestling Tournament Assignments If schools are interested...
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High school wrestling rules changes focused on changes in the definition of bad time and advancement of wrestlers in the consolation bracket.

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The State Team Wrestling finals produced champions in each of the three division held Saturday at the UW Field House in Madison, Wis.
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The 23rd Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Championships will take place Friday and Saturday, March 7-8. The tournament is held at the Field House on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis. Ticket prices for the tourney are $8 per session.

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Senior Jens Lantz of Ellworth became the 13th wrestler in WIAA State Tournament history to win four individual championships in a career Saturday at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis.

Lantz captured the crown in the 126-pound weight class by technical fall over Sage Soppa of Abbotsford/Colby with a score of 25-7. Lantz upped his record to 41-1 on the season.  He was the 120 champion last season, the 113 winner in 2012 and the 103 gold medalist in 2011.


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The 71st Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championship Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 27-March 1, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. 

Ticket prices per tournament session are $8 at the gate. Tickets are available on-line for $10 on the WIAA website up until the start of any respective session with the printing of the ticket by the purchaser. Tickets are also available at the Kohl Center during the tournament. 
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Q:  This year, the last Saturday tournament prior to conference falls on February 1st.  This presents a question that needs clarifying...On ...
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Boys and girls hockey, gymnastics, and boys basketball begin practice on Monday, November 11.  Boys swimming & dive, wrestling and girls basketball begin on Monday November 18.  All 10-12th graders must report to practice on time and once any athlete begins practice on with a school team, they cannot continue nonschool competition. 

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The 2014 wrestling tournament information is now available.  Please use the link below to view the 2014 tournament groupings. 2014 Wrestling Tou...
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Effective with the 2013-14 season, forfeits in high school wrestling will no longer count toward a wrestler’s daily match limit. Currently, wrestlers are limited by rule to five matches in one day.  This change in Rule 1-4-2 was one of five rules changes made by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee at its April 8-10 meeting in Indianapolis. 

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Champions were crowned in three divisions at the State Team Wrestling Tournament at the UW Field House Saturday evening.
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The Division 1 State Team Wrestling championship match will pit Kaukauna (22-0) against Wausau West (20-3) after both programs notched victories in th...
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Four teams advanced to the semifinals in Division 1 following quarterfinal action at the 22nd WIAA State Team Wrestling Tournament Friday at the UW Fi...
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The 22nd Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Championships will take place Friday and Saturday, March 1-2. The tournament is held at the Field House on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis. Ticket prices for the tourney are $8 per session.

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The 70th State Individual Wrestling Tournament concluded with the crowning of 42 champions at the Kohl Center in Madison Saturday evening.

Ten former champions added another title to their collection, including senior Jacob Morrissey of Oconto Falls and Lens Jantz of Ellsworth. Each won their third title. Morrissey finished the season as one of 14 undefeated wrestlers to win a championship this season. He went 44-0, and Jantz captured his third crown with a 42-5 mark.

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The 70th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championship Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 21-23, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. 

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The 70th Annual WIAA Individual Wrestling State Championships will be held February 21-23 at the Kohl Center in Madison.
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(MADISON) At a news conference today, The Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) and the Madison Area Sports Commission (MASC) unveiled a new logo and comprehensive WIAA tournament package.

"We've are so thrilled to be able to put together a first class fan experience," says Deb Archer, President and CEO of the GMCVB and MASC.  "We've worked closely with many of our critical partners such as the UW and the City of Madison to create an all-inclusive package that will create an amazing and memorable experience for the student athletes and their family and friends and of course, the loyal fan base that exists within our community," 


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5-session or 4-session ticket packs for State Individual Wrestling Tickets available Saturday, January 19 - 7 a.m.

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Q: If school is cancelled Thursday and we have a match on Friday is there a pound allowance?  What if we cannot practice on Thursday and com...
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The swim/dive, ice hockey, basketball and wrestling rules videos are now available.  Coaches and officials should login and access the videos under either the SCHOOLS TAB or OFFICIALS TAB on the menu bar. 

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If you are a licensed official, coach, and/or athletic director, you will use the same username and password to access information for any and all of the roles you play in high school sports.

In this website structure, your access to content is based on privileges assigned to us as a user.

If you are not seeing or getting access to information you believe you need, contact the WIAA for assistance.

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STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control approved relatively few winter sports coaches’ recommendations that affect the season regulations to be in effect for 2012-13 at its June meeting Thursday.    

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THE CHAMPIONSHIPS: The 21st Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Championships will take place Friday and Saturday, March 2-3. ...

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THE CHAMPIONSHIPS: The 69th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championship Tournament will be held ThursdaySaturday, Feb. 23-25, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University ofWisconsin in Madison,Wis....

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THE CHAMPIONSHIPS: The 20th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Championships will take place Friday and Saturday, March 4-5...

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THE CHAMPIONSHIPS: The 68th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championship Tournament will be held ThursdaySaturday, Feb. 24-26, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University ofWisconsin in Madison,Wis...

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THE CHAMPIONSHIPS: The 19th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association State Team Wrestling Championships will take place Friday and Saturday, March 5-6...

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THE CHAMPIONSHIPS: The 67th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championship Tournament will be held ThursdaySaturday, Feb. 25-27, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University ofWisconsin in Madison,Wis...

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