Moshannon Valley Wrestling

2024 Chet Thompson Memorial Tournament

Open and Novice Divisions
Youth and Junior High
When:  Sunday January 7, 2024 
Where:  Moshannon Valley Elementary School 5026 Green Acre Road Houtzdale, PA 16651 
Registration:  Open and Novice $25 pre-registration online at Deadline to register Saturday January 6, 12:00pm.  Open and Novice $40.00 Walk-ins and $20.00 Early Weigh-ins Saturday January 6 – 3:00pm-5:00pm.  No walk-ins Sunday. 
Open Tournament starts at 9:00 am.  
Novice Tournament starts at 1:00pm (Novice only 250 entries max) 
Open Tournament 7:00-8:00am 
Novice Tournament 11:30-12:30pm 
Format5 man or less Round Robin, 6 or more double elimination bracket
Contact:  cdelattre @
Eligibility:  Open tournament is for more experienced wrestlers.  Novice is for 1st and 2nd year only.  Please note:  There will be no 6 and Under division in the Open Tournament.  Wrestlers can only enter novice or open, not both.  For example, if you are a novice wrestler you enter novice and not open. Novice division are for wrestlers w/ little or no experience.  Please be honest.  If the wrestler is a 1st or 2nd year wrestler but experienced, then the open division is for that wrestler.  Please ask your coach if you have questions if you are novice or open.

Awards: Open Tournament – 1st place Super Trophy, 2nd – 4th Medals.  Novice Tournament – Top 3 medals  

Divisions:  Age as of day of tournament.  Weight classes may be combined based on total number of wrestlers at discretion of tournament director. 
6 and Under NOVICE ONLY
8U Open and Novice
10U Open and Novice
12U Open Only
15U Open Only
 77,82,87,92,97,105,115,125,135,145,160,185, 220
Rules:  PIAA modified, Periods are 1-1-1 – 12U and below divisions. 15U 1:30, 1:30, 1:30.  OT will be 1:00 then a 30 sec ride-out. (A coin flip will determine choice).  Double Bracket Open Tournament only but not in the same division. Novice double bracket not permitted. 
Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for students.  
Cafeteria open all day.