Cadet National Duals set for June 11-14 at Daytona Beach, Fla., with Illinois defending champ in both styles

By Chris Casper | June 11, 2014, 1:31 p.m. (ET)
Action photo from the 2013 ASICS/Vaughan Cadet Nationals by John Sachs,

USA Wrestling’s popular Cadet National Duals will be hosted at the Ocean Center- Exhibit Hall in Daytona Beach, Fla., June 10-14.

Greco-Roman will be held Wednesday June 11 through Thursday afternoon, June 12. Freestyle will begin Friday June 13 and concludes Saturday night on June 14.

The tournament features top state-level teams competing in the two Olympic styles. Many of the nation’s best 15-16 year old wrestlers will be on display, including athlete’s excepted to star at the ASICS/Vaughan Cadet Nationals in Fargo, N.D, In July.

Illinois is the defending champion in freestyle at the Cadet National Duals, defeating Pennsylvania, 43-31 in the finals last year. Oklahoma Red took third place, beating Indiana, 41-7. Taking fifth place was Ohio Red beating Maryland, 48-32. Rounding up seventh was California, beating Georgia Red, 46-32.

Illinois also is the defending champion in Greco-Roman at the Cadet National Duals, defeating Pennsylvania, 60-18 in the finals. Utah wrapped up third, beating Georgia, 41-34. Fifth place went to New Jersey, defeating Maryland, 37-37. Finishing seventh was Washington over Pennsylvania Blue 46-36.

Many of these athletes competing in Daytona Beach are expected to challenge for national titles and All-American honors at the ASICS/Vaughan Cadet National Championships in Fargo, N.D., July 19-26.

For the time, the event will be broadcast live on Flowrestling, as part of its series of USA Wrestling events on its Flo Pro platform

To follow the results of all the action posted throughout the tournament, go

At Daytona Beach, Fla., June 11-14

Event Schedule

Wednesday, June 11
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Greco-Roman Session 1: Preliminary Rounds 1 and 2 (16 mats)
2:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Greco-Roman Session 2: Round 3 (16 mats), Round 4 (8 mats), and Round 5 (4 mats)

Thursday, June 12
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (break as necessary) - Greco-Roman Session 3: Color Pool Rounds 1-4 (16 mats)
TBA – Greco-Roman Session 4: Placement Rounds and Finals

Friday, June 13
8:00 AM to 1:30 PM - Freestyle Session 1: Round 1 (4 mats), Round 2 (16 mats), and Round 3 (12 mats)
2:30 PM to 9:30 PM - Freestyle Session 2: Round 4 (12 mats), Round 5 (14 mats), Round 6 (10 mats), Round 7 (4 mats)

Saturday, June 14
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Freestyle Session 3: Color Pools Rounds 1-3 (16 mats)
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Freestyle Session 4: Placement Rounds and Finals

2013 National Cadet Dual Champions

Cadet Freestyle Results
1st- Illinois over Pennsylvania Red 43-31
3rd - Oklahoma Red over Indiana 41-37
5th - Ohio Red over Maryland 48-32
7th - California over Georgia Red 46-32

Cadet Greco-Roman Results
1st - Illinois defeated Pennsylvania Red 60-18.
3rd - Utah defeated Georgia Red 41-34.
5th - New Jersey defeated Maryland 37-37.
7th - Washington defeated Pennsylvania Blue 46-36.