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Important CAWL Information

CAWL MEETINGS
The 2015 CAWL Scheduling Meeting was held on Thursday, October 1, 2015, in Dulles, VA
The 2015 CAWL Fall Meeting was held on Thursday, September 17, 2015, in Dulles, VA
The 2015 CAWL Spring Meeting was held on Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Dulles, VA
The 2014 CAWL Scheduling/Fall Meeting was held on Sunday, October 19, 2014, in Dulles, VA
The 2014 CAWL Spring Meeting was held on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Fairfax, VA
The 2014 CAWL Seeding Meeting was held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Fairfax, VA
The 2013 CAWL Fall Meeting was held on Sunday, October 20, 2013, in Fairfax, VA
The 2013 CAWL Spring Meeting was held on Sunday, June 6, 2013 in Fairfax, VA
The 2012 CAWL Fall Meeting was held on Sunday, September 9, 2012 in Fairfax, VA

CAWL CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFIERS
In order for a wrestler to qualify for the CAWL Championship Tournament, He/She must:
* Weigh-in three (3) times at three (3) CAWL Sanctioned Events
* Make 'SCRATCH' Weight at three (3) weigh-ins
    * 'SCRATCH WEIGHT' is defined as the sanctioned weight-class (e.g., 75 pounds is 75 pounds. There is no allowance for singlets, which must be worn during weigh-ins!)
* If one (1) or more teams wrestles back-to-back in Sanctioned CAWL Duals ONLY (Saturday and Sunday), all wrestlers at the Sunday Dual Location get an additional one (1) pound. (The additional pound DOES count as SCRATCH WEIGHT).
* If a Dual Meet is held after practice cancellations due to weather, the Commissioner MAY give all wrestlers an additional pound (DOES count as 'SCRATCH WEIGHT')
* Each wrestler must compete in seven (7) matches during the season at a CAWL Sanctioned Event
* Exhibition Matches count for 'Weigh-ins' and 'Number of Matches' (Only 2 Intrasquad (same team) Exhibition Matches will count as a qualifying matches. All other Exhibition Matches from opposing teams count)
* A wrestler can only move one (1) weight class, either up or down, after his/her first weigh-in!
* If a wrestler participated in the preCAWL Tournament in December, that weigh-in and two (2) matches count toward qualifying for the EOS Tournament.

CAWL WEIGHT CLASSES
2017 Season
The CAWL weights for the wrestling season are:
50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 122, 130, 145, 170, 235


Weight Classes and Age Restrictions for the 2017 Season
MAXIMUM AGE RESTRICTIONS:
In the 50 pound weight class, a wrestler cannot be ten (10) on or before December 31
In the 55 pound weight class, a wrestler cannot be eleven (11) on or before December 31
In the 60 pound weight class, a wrestler cannot be twelve (12) on or before December 31
In the 65 & 70 pound weight class, a wrestler cannot be thirteen (13) on or before December 31
In the 75 & 80 pound weight classes, a wrestler cannot be fourteen (14) on or before December 31
In the 85 & 90 pound weight classes, a wrestler cannot be fifteen (15) on or before December 31
In the 95 through HWT pound weight classes, a wrestler cannot be sixteen (16) on or before December 31

MINIMUM AGE RESTRICTIONS:
THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO THE WEIGHT CLASSES LISTED, UNLESS WAIVED IN WRITING BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN
In the 95 pound weight class, a wrestler must be nine (9) or older on or before December 31
In the 100 & 105 pound weight classes, a wrestler must be ten (10) or older on or before December 31
In the 110 and 115 pound weight classes, a wrestler must be eleven (11) or older on or before December 31
In the 130 through HWT pound weight classes, a wrestler must be twelve (12) or older on or before December 31

NOTE: A one pound allowance 'MAY' be given by the Commissioner for loss of practice time due to the schools being closed because of bad weather. This one pound is good for all wrestlers at that event and on that weekend only. Coaches MUST check with the Commissioner first . . . do not assume!

SCORING CAWL DUALS AND TOURNAMENTS
Wrestling Scorers and Timers Instructions