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Kids Folkstyle State Qualifiers


2023 Qualifier Information

The Kids Folkstyle State Qualifiers in 2023 are Saturday, March 18th. 

This is a qualifier for the WWF Kids Folkstyle State Championships to be held March 24th and 25th at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. In the Boys and Girls Divisions, the TOP THREE place winners in each age and weight class qualify for the State Championships. All qualifiers must make the same weight class at the State Championships that they qualified for at the Qualifier; there is no weight allowance at state.

Wrestlers must be born in the year listed for each age division. Wrestlers born in 2008 cannot be in 9th grade. Your current USA Card must be shown at weigh-ins. If you do not have a membership card you can purchase one by going to None will be available onsite. Please contact the WWF membership secretary Sandy Russell for help with this

Pre-registration for any of the Qualifier Sites is available on The deadline for pre-registration is midnight 3/14/23. Pre-registration cost is $20. Wrestlers can register at the door of any of the sites during the weigh-in times for $30.

Coach Requirements
In order to coach at any/all WWF State Folkstyle Qualifiers, one must be a current Wrestling Leader member of USA Wrestling. Leader Membership is required to coach at the WWF State Folkstyle Tournament and Dominate in the Dells.  With this membership in USA Wrestling, one will be able to access National Coaches Education Program certification and be able to coach at chartered club practices as well. By purchasing the membership in advance of the qualifiers, anyone needing to complete the Copper (or higher) certification will have the entire week of the WWF State Folkstyle Tournament. Certified wrestling leaders will receive a coaches band onsite at the qualifiers. 

Misrepresentation Consequences

Falsifying a registration form by misrepresenting birth date, age or place of residence will result in the intended competitor’s suspension from the respective event, and the competitor will not be eligible for any of the WWF Championship Tournaments for one calendar year, including the corresponding event the year following.  This tournament is only open to Wisconsin residents.

Tony Schaaf

Kids Director

Phone: (920) 759-1778

Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones

Tournament Director

Phone: (262) 424-3672

Sandy Russell

Sandy Russell

Membership Secretary

Phone: 262-968-9542