Black Hills Nationals Age/Weight Categories

Below is the link for the 2024 divisions and weight classes. There are two changes to it:

  • The Cadet and Elite divisions are combined to form a High School Division using the Cadet weight classes
  • We have added a New Division – Grand Masters (50+ age group). Following are the weight classes for this division:
    • Grand Masters 125 133 141 149 157 165 174 185 195 215 230 Hwt
    • They will wrestle 2 – 1 minute periods with a 30 second rest between periods.
    • Also, the Grand Masters division will be TAKE DOWNS ONLY.

The tournament director reserves the right to combine weight classes.

Please see the following for more details: Age/Weight Classification Chart

For match lengths, please see the following for more details: Match Lengths

Important: Wrestlers can double-bracket. However, the wrestler needs to register twice, and make note of the fact that they’re wrestling in two separate brackets.