Iowa HIGH SCHOOL State WRESTLING
STATE WRESTLING CENTRAL
The state of Iowa is known as the breeding ground of high-caliber wrestlers, and this culminates every year with the sold-out wrestling championships at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The IHSAA’s 2021 State Wrestling Championships will take place from February 17-20. The state dual team tournament takes place Wednesday, followed by the state traditional tournament from Thursday through Saturday.
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Thursday, February 18
Session 1 | Class 1A, First Round | 9 a.m.
Session 2 | Class 3A, First Round | 1:30 p.m.
Session 3 | Class 2A, First Round | 6 p.m.
Friday, February 19
Session 4 | Class 1A & 3A, Quarterfinals | 9 a.m.
Session 5 | Class 2A, Quarterfinals & Class 1A, Semifinals| 2:30 p.m.
Session 6 | Class 2A & 3A, Semfinals | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 20
Session 7 | All Classes, Consolation Semifinals & Finals | 10 a.m.
Session 8 | All Classes, Finals | 6 p.m.
Brackets & Results
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Wednesday, February 17
2A & 3A Quarterfinals | 9 a.m.
1A Quarterfinals | 11 a.m.
2A & 3A Consolations | 11 a.m.
All-Class Semifinals | 1 p.m.
1A Consolations | 1 p.m.
All-Class 7th & 5th Places | 4:30 p.m.
All-Class Consolation Finals | 6:30 p.m.
All-Class Championships | 6:30 p.m.
State WRESTLING Spectator Information
Tickets to the 2020 State Wrestling Championships (both Duals and Traditional) are $10.
Tickets are available for purchase online through Iowa Events Center or at the Wells Fargo Arena box office.
For State Duals, doors open 60 minutes before each session begins.
For State Tournament, doors open 90 minutes before each session begins.
Tickets are required for all attendees two years and older.
Printed programs from the IHSAA are for sale for $5 each at State Duals and the State Tournament.
Bracket updates will be available Friday and Saturday for $5 each.
New in 2020, a Finals Program Poster with Saturday night’s lineup will be for sale for $1.
Programs are sold at Wells Fargo Arena by students and parents from ADM, Adel.
CONGRATULATIONS TO LAST SEASON’S STATE CHAMPIONS
3A Traditional Team Champion
2A Traditional Team Champion
1A Traditional Team Champion
Don Bosco, Gilbertville
3A Dual Tournament Champion
2A Dual Tournament Champion
1A Dual Tournament Champion
STATE QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS
Sixteen wrestlers qualify for each bracket across 14 weight classes in three classifications. In 2A and 1A, the top two wrestlers from Sectional tournaments advance to District competition. The top two finishers from every 3A, 2A, and 1A District tournament advance to the state tournament.
Eight teams qualify in each classification for the state tournament. In 2A and 1A, team champions and team runners-up out of the Sectional tournaments compete in Regional duals. In 3A, the top 24 rated teams by the IWCOA’s rankings will compete in Regional duals.
SECTIONAL & DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS
Sectionals: Saturday, February 8 | Districts: Saturday, February 15
Starts: 12 p.m.
DISTRICT TOURNAMENT LINKS
SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT LINKS
REGIONAL DUAL TOURNAMENTS
Class 2A & Class 1A: Tuesday, Feb. 11
Class 3A: Wednesday, Feb. 12