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Qualifier Information for USAW’s National High School Recruiting Showcase

By Gabby Lord-Klein, 02/11/22, 10:00AM CST


USA Wrestling has announced five qualifier locations along with competition dates for the 2022 National High School Recruiting Showcase. The event, new in 2021, is a high-level competition for high school boys and girls and had champions from 38 states in the first year. 

Qualifier Criteria
All High School state champions (any year), National Prep champions (any year), and Placer at NHSCA Virginia Beach High School Nationals (any year) automatically qualify for the High School National Recruiting Showcase for both boys and girls (they would not need to attend a qualifier). 

High School State champions are defined as High School state association sanctioned state champions for boys in Folkstyle, and both state association sanctioned champions and recognized unofficial state champions for girls in Folkstyle.

The top-six place winners in each weight class from the five qualifier sites will earn a spot at the showcase. 

Qualifier Dates
February 25-26, NC Qualifier
March 10-12, Utah Qualifier
March 11-13, Wisconsin Qualifier
March 11-12, Missouri Qualifier
March 11-12, California Qualifier

Men’s Showcase (folkstyle)
UNI-Dome with Folkstyle Nationals
Cedar Falls, Iowa
April 1-3 2022

Women’s Showcase (freestyle)
South Point Hotel with U.S. Open
Las Vegas, Nevada
April 28-29, 2022

Note: the women’s showcase falls the weekend before women’s nationals (World Team Trials) in Fort Worth, Texas.