The WWB Pairings Process uses actual weight, age, & skill level in drawing medal brackets, not just weight. It is very specific based on who shows up to compete. Pairings for matches are done first in the interest of safety for all competitors who have varying levels of skill.
The WWB Event Schedule at Sin City Classic is listed here. More exact times and venues will be announced closer to the event.
Thursday, January 17:
8pm – Welcome party/bar/reception for early arrivals at Charlie's Las Vegas
Friday, January 18:
2-4pm – Beginners’ Clinic (WWB coaches)
5-7pm – Freestyle Clinic (Tyler Marghetis, Four-Time Canadian Amateur Champion)
5-9pm – Accreditation/Weigh-Ins
8:30-10:30pm – Meet & Greet at Virgil's Real BBQ on the LINQ Promenade
9:30-11:30pm – Sin City Classic GAYVN Party at the Hard Rock Hotel
Saturday, January 19:
10-11am – Volunteer Set-Up
11am-12pm – Pairings, Brackets, Rules, Warm-Ups, Instructions, etc.
12-4pm – Freestyle Wrestling Tournament
6-9pm – Wrestler/Grappler Party & Awards, location TBD
9-11pm – Sin City Classic Party at Club Piranha
Sunday, January 20:
11-11:30am – Volunteer Set-Up
11:30am-1:30pm – Grappling Clinic (Matthew Kaiser, World Champion Combat Wrestler)
1:30-3pm – Grappling Bouts
3-4pm – Volunteer Tear-Down
4-7pm– Wrestler/Grappler Party & Awards at the Garage Bar
9-11pm – Sin City Classic Closing Party at the Brooklyn Bowl, LINQ Promenade
■ The registration fee is $60 per athlete ($40-$50 for those that choose to participate in activities but NOT compete in any wrestling event).
■ Entries are on a first-come, first-served basis - 60 matches max!
■ Entry fee includes Tournament wristband needed to receive all hotel, restaurant, show, drink specials.
The UWW approved WWB RULES for FreeStyle and Grappling are posted below.
If you are an international competitor, you will still need some form of UWW Club Affiliation proof of insurance.
Contact your local state or federal UWW wrestling & grappling organizations to obtain coverage in order to compete in a USA Wrestling sanctioned event. Please check with Sin City Classic Wrestle & Grapple Coordinator Chris Lorefice at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.