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Registration to open for 2021 Senior Nationals and UWW Junior Nationals, set for Coralville, Iowa, April 30-May 2

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | April 07, 2021, 2:16 p.m. (ET)

2021 Senior Nationals and UWW Junior Nationals logo for Coralville, IowaUSA Wrestling is excited to announce that the 2021 Senior Nationals and the 2021 UWW Junior Nationals will be hosted at the Xtream Arena and GreenState Family Fieldhouse in Coralville, Iowa, April 30-May 2.

This event plays an important role in the qualification process for the 2021 U.S. Senior World Team in men’s freestyle, Greco-Roman and women’s freestyle, which will compete in Oslo, Norway, October 2-10. The top five place winners in each weight class will advance to the 2021 World Team Trials on September 3-5, at a site to be announced. It will also have qualifying implications for the 2021 Pan American Championships in Guatemala City, Guatemala, May 27-30.

The UWW Junior Nationals will have divisions in men’s freestyle and Greco-Roman. The champion in men’s freestyle and Greco-Roman will compete for the USA at the 2021 UWW Junior World Championships in Ufa, Russia, August 16-22. The UWW Junior Nationals will also have qualifying implications for both the 2021 Pan American Junior Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 9-13 as the 2021 Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia, September 15-18.,

Note: The U.S. Junior World Team for women’s freestyle will be determined at the 2021 USA Wrestling Women’s Nationals in Irving, Texas, May 7-9.

Please contact Cody Bickley with any questions on these events and the team selection procedures at cbickley@usawrestling.org

Selection Criteria for U.S. Teams.

The local organizing committee for the Senior Nationals and UWW Junior Nationals is Think Iowa City. This is the third major USA Wrestling national competition hosted at Xtream Arena and GreenState Family Fieldhouse since it was opened in September 2020, a new world-class facility that is perfect for wrestling.

The events will be broadcast live on FloWrestling.

Registration for these important events will open on Thursday, April 8.

Please note these important details prior to registering to compete:
• To receive the registration discount, athletes need to book their room first through the USA Wrestling hotel block before registering for the event..
• Pre-registration closes Monday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. CT. The early entry fee WITH CODE is $80 per style, while the early entry fee WITHOUT CODE is $110 per style.
• Late Online Registration closes Thursday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. CT. The late entry fee WITH CODE is $110 per style, while the late entry fee WITHOUT CODE is $140 per style.

Register for Senior Nationals and UWW Junior Nationals

Information on the USA Wrestling hotel room block is now available.

Hotel Information

Previous USA Wrestling national events hosted at Xtream Arena in Coralville included the 2020 Senior Nationals in October, as well as the 2021 High School National Recruiting Showcase and the 2021 Girls Folkstyle Nationals in March.

“USA Wrestling is pleased to partner again with Think Iowa City, the Xtream Arena and GreenState Family Fieldhouse and the wrestling community in the Iowa City/Coralville community,” said Rich Bender, USA Wrestling Executive Director. “The Senior Nationals and UWW Junior Nationals are very important in our sport, and will be a great showcase for our elite athletes on the Senior and Junior levels.”

“We’ve dubbed Iowa City/Coralville as ‘Wrestling Town USA’ for a reason,” said Josh Schamberger, President of Think Iowa City. “We are proud of our ability to host large-scale wrestling events in a safe manner. Wrestlers are revered here and we put them on the grandest stage.”

Additional Information

Event Schedule

Full event schedule, including weigh-in and session times.

Coaches Bands Information:

All coaches that wish to purchase a coach’s band to gain access to the competition floor to coach athletes must have a USA Wrestling Leader Membership Card and Bronze Certification.
• Bronze Coaches Band - $20.00.

Coaches Band Information

Ticketing Information:

Ticket prices have been set, and will become available to the general public very soon.
• All Session Adult (18 and older) $45 + ticketing fees
• All Session Youth (6-17 years old) $25 + ticketing fees
• Single Day Adult $25 + ticketing fees
• Single Day Youth $15 + ticketing fees
• 5 and under - free