Sarnia Invitational Wrestling Tournament


Date Saturday, January 13, 2024
Location St. Patrick’s Catholic HS
1001 The Rapids Parkway Sarnia, Ontario N7S 6K2
Start Time 9:30am on Six (6) Mats to Conclusion
Eligibility Wrestlers currently enrolled in high school
  • Novice Boys
  • Novice Girls
  • Open Boys
  • Open Girls

Novice is Grade 9 or 10 in their first year of high school wrestling.

Tournament size is capped at 350 wrestlers.
Coaches can reserve their spot with expected numbers by December 20, 2023
Weight Classes Weight Classes +1 kg Allowance
Boys: 38, 41, 44, 47.5, 51, 54, 57.5, 61, 64, 67.5, 72, 77, 83, 89, 95 kg, 130, 130+. Plus 1 kg.
Girls: 38, 41, 44, 47.5, 51, 54, 57.5, 61, 64, 67.5, 72, 77, 83, 115, 115+. Plus 1 kg.
Match Time 2 x 2min Periods
Draw Double elimination or round-robin for weight groups five or less.
Entry Fee $25.00 per wrestler. Please make cheques payable to Sarnia Wrestling. Entry fees to be paid prior to start time. Receipts will be available. You will be charged for scratches.
Awards Medallions to the top 3 competitors in each weight class.
Weigh-Ins Coaches will weigh-in own team at their site and e-mail entries by deadline, Wednesday Jan 10, 8:00 pm. The draw will be final by Friday Jan 12, 5:00 pm.
Entries must use the provided spreadsheet entry form and sent by email.
Provide the following details:

  1. Coach/Supervisor’s name, team, and contact info (your phone number).
  2. Wrestler’s name division and weight class, e.g., Novice Boys 38 kg.
  3. Email entries to
Red-dot Weight Check There will be a random red-dot weight check for this tournament. An athlete with a red-dot beside their name on Wall chart must weigh-in for random weight check as per OAWA guidelines.
Draw Confirmation Coaches are to check the draw by 8:30 am Saturday for any errors. “No shows” will be treated as scratches. No changes to the draw after 8:45 am (Pairing master’s discretion).
Coaches Meeting There will be a coaches information meeting 9 am after final draw confirmation.
Trainer There will be a first aid on site.
Hospitality Room There will be a hospitality room for coaches, officials and volunteer staff.
     The best coaches lunch in Ontario!
Skin Check Coaches or medical personnel are to conduct a skin-check of all team members at home weigh-ins. Any wrestler with a skin rash/lesion or condition will not be permitted to compete. The tournament convener has the authority to pull any wrestler out of the tournament (before or during) if he suspects any skin condition on any wrestler. Skin checks will be conducted on mat during the first round of matches.
Results Results will be posted on: and on Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association
Concessions Food and refreshments will be available for purchase all day.
Hotel Information Available at Tourism Sarnia-Lambton.

Send questions and entries to Coach Burke at

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