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InterMat JJ Classic Information

What: The InterMat JJ Classic is a premier preseason high school wrestling tournament.

Event Date & Location: The 2014 InterMat JJ Classic will take place on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 at the UCR Regional Sports Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. CT.

Who is Eligible: Wrestlers in grades 7 through 12 are eligible to compete. No membership card is required for wrestlers or coaches.

Style: Folkstyle (scholastic style) rules will be used. Championship bracket matches will be 2-2-2 in length, while consolation matches will be 2-1-1 in length.

Entry Fee: The entry fee is $40 if registered in September, $45 in October and $50 in November.

Weigh-Ins Date, Time, and Location: The weigh-ins will take place on Saturday, Nov. 8 in Rochester, Minnesota. The time and location of weigh-ins will be announced soon.

Registration: Registration for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic opens on Sept. 15.

Weight Classes: The weight classes are as follows: 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, and 285. Wrestlers are given a three-pound allowance (100 is 103, 106 is 109, 113 is 116, etc.).

Admission: TBD

Coaches: TBD

Cause: The InterMat JJ Classic was created in honor of Justin "JJ" Kukowski, an avid athlete and sports fan who passed away from brain cancer in 2007. The proceeds from the event will go to the Ridgeview Medical Center's Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice Home, which is located in Chaska, Minn.

Awards: TBD

Officials: Certified officials will be used. Rod Frost will serve as the head official for the fifth consecutive year. Any questions relating to rules and equipment can be sent to Rod at rod.frost@charter.net.

Seeding: Wrestlers will be seeded by the InterMat JJ Classic seeding committee based on state, regional, and national accomplishments, as well as past InterMat JJ Classic placement. When registering, please include accomplishments for seeding purposes.

Brackets/Results: The brackets will be published on TrackWrestling.com.

Participant List: TBD

Hotel: The Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field in Rochester, Minnesota will serve as the host hotel for the 2014 InterMat JJ Classic. Weigh-ins on Saturday will take place at this hotel. The rate is $82 per night.

Social: TBD