InterMat JJ Classic Information

What: The InterMat JJ Classic is a premier preseason high school wrestling tournament.

Event Date & Location: The 2015 InterMat JJ Classic will take place on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 at the UCR Regional Sports Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. CT.

Who is Eligible: Wrestlers in grades 7 through 12 are eligible to compete.

Style: Folkstyle (scholastic style) rules will be used. Championship bracket matches will be 2-2-2 in length, while consolation matches will be 2-1-1 in length.

Registration (open until weigh-ins close on Saturday, Nov. 7): Wrestler registration

Entry Fee: The entry fee is $50.

Weigh-Ins Date, Time, and Location: There will be two weigh-in options. The weigh-in locations will be held in Minneapolis and Rochester on Saturday, Nov. 7.

The Minneapolis weigh-in will take place at Bierman Field Athletic Building on the campus of the University of Minnesota from 12:30 p.m. CT until 2 p.m. CT. For those interested in watching Division I wrestling, the University of Minnesota will be hosting the Gopher Duals starting at 3 p.m. that day at Williams Arena.

The Rochester weigh-in will be held at Centerstone Plaza Hotel in Rochester from 2:30 p.m. CT until 4:30 p.m. CT.

Weight Classes: The weight classes for the boys division are as follows: 100, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, and 285. Wrestlers are given a three-pound allowance (100 is 103, 106 is 109, 113 is 116, etc.).

Awards: The 15 champions will receive headphones from Flips Wrestling. The runner-up finishers will get Jordan Burroughs socks. All placewinners will receive an InterMat T-shirt.

Admission: Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for students (18 and under), and free for children under 6.

Coaches: A coaches/floor wristband may be purchased at the door for $15. No other coaching credential is required.

Cause: The InterMat JJ Classic was created in honor of Justin "JJ" Kukowski, an avid athlete and sports fan who passed away from brain cancer in 2007. The proceeds from the event will go to the Justin Kukowski Foundation.

Officials: Certified officials will be used. Rod Frost will serve as the head official for the sixth consecutive year. Any questions relating to rules and equipment can be sent to Rod at

Seeding: Wrestlers will be seeded by the InterMat JJ Classic seeding committee based on state, regional, and national accomplishments, as well as past InterMat JJ Classic placement. When registering, please include accomplishments for seeding purposes.

Brackets/Results: The brackets will be published on

Live video stream: To purchase a subscription to watch the 2015 InterMat JJ Classic on Trackcast and view live results, visit the event page on Trackwrestling.

Participant List: View participant list

Hotel: The Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field in Rochester, Minnesota will serve as the host hotel for the 2015 InterMat JJ Classic. Weigh-ins on Saturday will take place at this hotel. The rate is $82 per night. To speak to a reservation agent at the hotel call 1-800-366-2067 and ask for the InterMat JJ Classic rate or book online by clicking here.

Click on "Group Booking Code" and enter INTMJJ15 for code.

Social: There will be a social open to parents, coaches and volunteers on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field in Rochester, Minnesota. Beverages and snacks will be provided.