Saturday, July 11, 2020

UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center

Entry Fees 
Late fee: $10 (applied on July 1)

Registration Deadline 

  • Scholastic registration deadline: Friday, July 3.

  • Registration for the Open and Junior divisions will be allowed up to (and including) the day of the tournament 

Competition Highlights 

  • 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 2019 Bay State Games Wrestling competition will qualify to compete in the 2021 State Games of America in Ames, Iowa against medal-winning wrestlers from other state games programs nationwide.


Junior:  5th & 6th Grade
                7th & 8th Grade*

*8th graders (as of the 2019-2020 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 5th 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 2019-2020 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 

Weight Classes and Codes

For information about weight classes and codes please click here.

Tournament Format

The Bay State Games competition is a Folkstyle tournament. 

Scholastic Only Weigh-In Sites

There will be satellite weigh-in locations located across Massachusetts and in neighboring states.
The locations, dates and times will be posted here closer to the event date.

State Games of America




All medalist in this event will qualify for the 2021 State Games of America in Ames and De Moines, Iowa. 


Tournament Director for Scholastic and Open 
Jim Maher 

Email Jim

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