Junior National Duals set for June 26 29 in Oklahoma City OklaOKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The 2013 Junior National Duals will be hosted at the Freede Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. June 26-29.
The popular event is a dual meet style tournament that many of the best high school wrestlers in the nation compete on state association teams in both Olympic Styles. This is the 23rd year of the tournament, which has been hosted in Oklahoma City for eight straight years.
Team Illinois beat Michigan Blue 32-26 in the finals of the Greco-Roman tournament last year to secure the championship. The freestyle squad for Team Illinois also won the championship last year, defeating Iowa Blue in the finals 36-22.
The Junior National Duals are traditionally a strong preview of the top wrestlers expected at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior Nationals, set for Fargo, N.D., July 12-20.
All-Tournament teams are made up of outstanding wrestlers at each style and are announced at the conclusion of each respective tournament. These are undefeated wrestlers who compete in a minimum number of matches.
The event will be webcast live on TheMat.tv, with up to four mats streamed live each day. USA Wrestling's Richard Immel will call the action for the championship finals in both styles.
2013 JUNIOR NATIONAL DUALS
At Oklahoma City, Okla., June 26-29
Wednesday, June 26
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Greco-Roman Session 1
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Greco-Roman Session 2
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. - Greco-Roman Session 3
Thursday, June 27
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Greco-Roman Session 4
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Greco-Roman Session 5
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Greco-Roman Session 6
Friday, June 28
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Freestyle Session 1
3:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Freestyle Session 2
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Freestyle Session 3
Saturday, June 29
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Freestyle Session 4
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. - Freestyle Session 5
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Freestyle Session 6
2012 JUNIOR NATIONAL DUALS
Freestyle Championship Results
1st - Illinois defeated Iowa Blue 36-22
3rd - Michigan Blue defeated Minnesota Black 37-25
5th - Oklahoma Red defeated Wisconsin 40-21
7th - New Jersey defeated Missouri 35-17
Greco-Roman Championship Results
1st - Illinois defeated Michigan Blue 32-26
3rd - Minnesota Black defeated Wisconsin 31-25
5th - Iowa defeated Oklahoma Red 37-25
7th - GA Black defeated Pennsylvania 39-21