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2025 Ohio Novice State

Saturday February 8

Where: Glass City Center ------ 401 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43604

Awards: 1st-6th medals and custom Rudis award for finalist. Top 5 team awards given out. 

Registration: Click HERE to register. 

Matches: Modified OHSAA rules, three 1 minute periods, Double Elimination, 10pt. technical, Certified Officials

Admission: $15 per person (6 and under free). Coaches band is $30 (covers band and entry)

Coaching Bands: $30 - Any one going into the mat area (coach or parent) must have a band on.

Available on-site at the tournament ONLY

Qualifications: To be qualified a wrestler MUST meet ALL requirements:

1. Must be an Ohio resident

2. 3 years or less experience - this can be their 3rd year of wrestling  *1 tournament does NOT equal a season, 2 or more does*

3. No OAC state qualification. (Does NOT include the current season or OAC D1 State)

4. No returning Ohio Novice State Finalists (1st or 2nd Place - unless only 3 in a bracket, or D1 finalists)

5. All wrestlers MUST have a COPY of  their  Birth Certificate onsite in the event of an age challenge.

**Girls Only (Girls can only wrestle in ONE division)   No top 4 placement  if more than 8 wrestlers in ANY state tournament**      All other qualifications also apply to girl wrestlers. 

 

$50 Age/Weight/Novice Standing Challenge Fee:   Click HERE for more information. 

Boys Weight Classes & Divisions: Based on wrestlers age the day of the tournament - ZERO weight allowance. 

Division B1 - 6 

37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 57, 62, 75

Division B2 - 7 

45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 85

Division B3 - 8 

45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 90, 120

Division B4 - 9 
55, 60, 65, 68, 71, 75, 80, 85, 95, 110, 130, 160

Division B5 - 10

55, 60, 65, 68, 71, 75, 80, 85, 95, 110, 130, 160

Division B6 – 11U & 12U 

68, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 115, 140, 180

 

Girls Weight Classes & Divisions: Based on wrestlers age the day of the tournament - ZERO weight allowance. 

Division G1 -Girls 8  & Under

43, 52,  57, 62, 75, 90, 115

Division G2 - Girls 10 & Under

55, 63, 71, 82, 92, 110, 130

Division G3 - Girls 12 & Under

75, 85, 93, 110, 126, 140

Any girl that is in 7th or 8th grade must wrestle in Division 7. 

 

Division 7 - 7th & 8th Graders MUST Wrestle D7 -This division is co-ed - ZERO weight allowance

85, 95, 105, 115, 130, 150, 170, 250

 

Weigh Ins: NO weigh ins day of the tournament and there is ZERO weight allowance. 

Weigh in locations  posted at www.NoviceState.com.  

Check our FAQ for more weigh in questions and answers. 

Contact: Websites: www.NoviceState.com  Follow Us on Facebook and Twitter: Ohio Novice State 

Please email questions to OhioNoviceState@gmail.com

For all other questions call Amy Mattin-Fleming

Tournament Director: Michael Mattin

- Click here to register your wrestler for the tournament. 

We will be doing split sessions for the 2025 ONS.

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