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VB Nationals

About Wrestling

The Virginia Beach Nationals was founded in 2011 by Jack Harcourt. We are a non-profit organization comprised of a group of former wrestlers, coaches, officials, parents and event directors. The wrestling tournament is held at the Virginia Beach Fieldhouse as is the only "Red Championship Belt " event in the country.



Divisions and Weight Classes

INDIVIDUAL BELT CHAMPIONSHIPS 

REGISTER HERE

November 7th

All weigh ins are November 6th

ELEMENTARY (GRADES K-5)($30 ENTRY) 

THIS AGE GROUP WILL COMPETE FOR THE RED CHAMPIONSHIP BELT  THIS YEAR

5th Grade can select Elementary or Middle School
Weight Classes: 4o,45,50,57,64,70,76,82,89,96,103;  These weight classes will serve as a guideline. Weight allowance 1Lb for singlet, 2-1-1 minute periods,

(born no earlier than 2002 and no higher than 5th grade)

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADES 5-8) ($40 entry)

5TH GRADE CAN SELECT ELEMENTARY OR MIDDLE SCHOOL

Weight Classes: 64,70, 76, 82, 89, 96, 103, 110, 117, 125, 135, 145, HWT (max 165)
2-1-1 minute periods, plus 1 lb.

(born no earlier than 2000 and no higher than 8th grade)

 

HIGH SCHOOL (GRADES 9-12) ($40 Entry)

Weight Classes: 98, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285, 2-1-1 minute periods, plus 1 lb.

OPEN  ($40 Entry)

NO USAW CARD REQUIRED 

NCAA, NCWA, NWCA, NAIA Approved
Weigh ins are November 7th at the fieldhouse 7:30 am Building opens at 7:00 am. Includes Military/Service, College Teams, Club Teams or non-college competitors, post high school)
Weight Classes: 125, 133, 141, 149, 157, 165, 174, 184, 197, 235, 285
3-2-2 minute periods, scratch weight only.

 
DUAL TEAM COMPETITION (November 8th)

OPEN, HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL DUALS
Weigh ins for Open are 7:30  on 11/8
Weigh ins for other divisions on Friday count for duals

Teams as of 8/20

MS Teams: Hammerheads-FL, Darkhorse-NC, The CREW-NC, Maryland Terps, Maryland Terps Extreme, MatRats-VB.VA, Great Bridge-Chesapeake, VA, Sick Nasty, Skyline, VA, Tallwood-VB, VA

HS Teams: Ocean Lakes- VB, VA, Gunston-Alexandria, VA, Raptors-Skyline, VA

OPEN Teams: Penn States Mt Alto, PA, Newport News Apprentice,VA Cortland St., NY

$350 ENTRY

MS/Grade School weight classes: 50,57,64,70,76,82, 89, 96, 103, 110, 117, 125, 135, 145, HWT (max 165) (born no earlier than 2000 and no higher than 8th grade)( 1-5 Grades born no earlier than 2002 and no higher than the 5th grade)
High School weight classes: 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 175, 195, 285

Open weight classes125, 133, 141, 149, 157, 165, 174, 184, 197, 235, 285
3-2-2 minute periods, scratch weight only.

Weigh-ins for Individual Tournament held Saturday, will count for the duals event: An additional weigh in will be held Saturday (1pm at the Field House) for those not wrestling in the individual event. Open division must weigh in each day.

For Event details Contact Jack Harcourt: jharcourt@cox.net 

Sunday admission is $10 Adults, $5 Students (K-12)

 

 


Wrestling Event Schedule

November 5th - 10pm: Online Registration Closes

November 6th - 6-7pm Weigh Ins for HS, MS and ES at Headquarters

November 6th - Weigh In times at selected Satellite Sites (TBA)

INDIVIDUAL BELT CHAMPIONSHIPS

November 7th - 7am Doors open for Open and Football Player Weigh ins

November 7th - 8am Doors open for all other participants

November 7th - 9:30am Wrestling begins until completed

DUAL MEET CHAMPIONSHIPS

November 8th - Weigh Ins for Open only at 7:30. 8am Doors open to everyone else; wrestling at 9am until completed. Weight Classes slightly modified in upper weights for HS.


Weigh Ins

WEIGH-INS

All divisions will Weigh-in on Friday night (except for open), November 6th, from 6pm-7pm (plus 1 lb) and will be held at the Headquarters Ramada Inn Oceanfront, Va. Beach. The Open Division weighs in at 7:30 am November 8th at the Field House with wrestling starting between 9:30-10:00 am.

2014 sites-2015 sites could be the same. Waiting on site confirmation.

A satelite site for all levels except open at, (1),(2) Predator Wrestling Club, 14100 Jeff Davis Hwy, Chester, VA, (3) Colonial Forge Wrestling Room, 550 Courthouse Rd., Stafford, VA from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. (4) Osbourn Park HS, 8909 Euclid Ave, Manasas, 20111 in OP wrestling room; Contact: Kirby Sniffen 703-772-9992(5) Broad Run HS 4-6pm !! , 21670 Ashburn Rd, Ashburn Va. 20147; Contact John Costa 571-436-9381.

Two NC Sites at: Crew WC (4-6pm) in Carey ,NC. 1823 Northwest Maynard Rd,Carey, NC. 27519, and DarkHorse WC at 100 Centre St, Charlotte, NC. 28212

When you arrive for weigh-ins, you will go the Registration table to pick up your weigh-in card and wristband, and then to the weigh-in room.

FOOTBALL PLAYER LATE WEIGH-INS

 Please follow the procedure below:

* As soon as you register, you must email us at jharcourt@cox.net to let us know that you will be playing in a football game on Friday night and will not make it to weigh-ins. On Friday night by 7 pm, you must call us to confirm you are still coming. If we do not hear from you, your name will be removed from the bracket and you will not be entered into the tournament. You will then lose your entry fee.

* The phone number to call is 757-435-3876. 

* Weigh-in Saturday morning will be at 7:30 am. If you do not make weight, you will not be allowed to change weight classes.

* A list will be posted of the wrestlers that have indicated they are football players. It will be your responsibility to check this list to make sure your name is on it.

CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS

There are no refunds for any reason. We also do not allow wrestlers to be substituted for individual competition.