January 18th: The Biggest and Toughest Middle School Dual Tournament in the State.

Traditional Teams: Banks, Cass, Carrollton, Clear Creek, Cartersville, Chestatee, Jefferson, Lumpkin , W. Jackson, Commerce, West Hall, Jasper, W. Laurens , East Hall, Tift Co, Mt. Zion

USA/Club Division Teams: Archer, Pope,  S. Paulding, Peachtree Ridge,  West Forsyth, Lambert,  Cambridge, Mt. View, Roswell. Effingham Co, Gordon Lee, Kennesaw Mt, Villa Rica

Eligibility: To be eligible to participate in the tournament, every wrestlers must have either a valid USA card or complete the membership registration form.

Coaches are to write the USA card number of each wrestler on the weigh-in form or present the forms and fees as noted above to the tournament director.

Number of Wrestlers: Each team may have no more than 24 total wrestlers and no more than 3 wrestlers in one weight bracket.

Table Workers: Each team is to provide 2 (TWO) qualified adults to help at the scoring table for each dual. Responsibilities will include keeping time, score keeping, bopping, etc.

Opening Ceremony:
7:50 All Club Teams in the Café.

8:45 All Traditional Teams in the Café.


SPECIAL AREAS

Hospitality: Breakfast and Lunch. You must have a wrist band. You will receive in the coaches meeting. The wristband also allows you on the competition floor.

Team Table: No Coolers in the gym. Take all team coolers into the cafeteria. Each team will have one table and area to set up and utilize. Use this for team meals and meeting. DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES UNATTENDED.


SPECTATOR INFORMATION

We have a 3 lane track above the gym. You may bring your folding chairs. Stay in inside lane only. -

No coolers except for in the team hangout/tables area which will be in the lunchroom.



GETTING TO LAMBERT

805 Nichols Road, Suwanee GA 30024. Parking/Entry Map is available HERE.

Bus parking: Enter from Olde Atlanta (across from Half Time Grill) South Transportation entrance/Sharon Elementary. This is our bus parking side (theatre entrance) go straight down the hall.

Car parking: Park at the gym and enter UPSTAIRS .

There is also parking at the the front of the school (which faces the stadium) and stadium parking. You can enter in the front of the school also.



FORMAT

Each Divison will wrestle a 16 man bracket placing the top six. Then the top six from each division will wrestle the opposing divisons same placement team in the crossover round. The crossover round will pit the traditional champ against the Club Champ to determine "The Best of The Best".

Once a team loses twice they may get exhibition matches with any other school; once mats open up around 1pm.

ADMISSIONS

$7 Family, $5 Adult, $3 kid

Family rate means immediate family . (Mom, Dad and their kids) It is not meant to include grandparents, aunts , extended family, etc.


SCHEDULE

Saturday

9 rounds of wrestling:  

7:00 Doors open for spectators

7:00-7:30: Weigh in for any USA/Club team that didn’t on Friday

7:45 Coaches Meeting for USA/Club Coaches (WT Room)

8:00 RD 1: All USA/Club Division: Intro and begin competition

8:00: Weigh ins for any Traditional Team.

8:30: Traditional MS Coaches Meeting (Wt Room)

8:50 Traditional MS Intro Ceremony and wrestling

9:00 RD1 All Traditional Team Intro and begin competition

10:00 RD 2: RD of 16

Finals set for 5:00

We will allow teams to get 3rd and 4th matches as mats open up later in the tournament. Probably around 1-2 pm. Traditional teams get the later start b/c most of them travel a greater distance. More detail info coming soon.


CONTACT


Varsity Head Coach: Mr. Kevin Contardi - kcontardi@forsyth.k12.ga.us