The 2019 dates will be posted in February, please join our mailing list to automatically receive an email once the dates have been announced.
Athletes from Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and New York are eligible for the Bay State Games Wrestling competition.
Bay State Games will use the KAP Wrestling Tournament Management System
Massachusetts club championship awards will be given to wrestling clubs with highest participation and points totals
Club championship award will also be given to the out of state wrestling club with the highest participation and point total.
Any athlete who wins a gold, silver or bronze medal at the 2018 Bay State Games Wrestling competition will qualify to compete in the 2019 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia against medal-winning wrestler from other state games programs nationwide.
Junior: 5th & 6th Grade
7th & 8th Grade*
*8th graders (as of the 2018-2019 academic year) may compete in the 7th/8th-grade division OR the Scholastic Division but, NOT BOTH. 8th graders who intend on competing in the scholastic division must register on or before July 7th or they will only have the option of competing in the 7th/8th-grade division.
Scholastic: 9th - 11th Grade
Open: 12th Grade and athletes age 19+
Athletes in the Scholastic division must be under age 19. Athletes in the Junior division must be under age 16.
All ages are as of the first day of competition and all grades areas of the 2018-2019 academic year.
An athlete must meet at least one of the following criteria:
A full-time resident of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, New York, Rhode Island or Vermont.
A full-time student at a recognized academic institution in one of the above states
A full-time member of an MA, NH, ME, NY, RI or VT-based Wrestling club
For information about weight classes and codes please click here.Tournament Format
The Bay State Games competition is a Folkstyle tournament.
There will be satellite weigh-in locations located across Massachusetts and in neighboring states.
The locations, dates and times will be posted here cloder to the event date.