Complete schedule of college & high school national championships

Updated: March 1, 2013

The month of March is here and all the national championship Madness which goes with the sport of wrestling.

The following is a list of some of the major national college, high school and U.S. Senior-level tournaments, which will be taking place the next two months. This chronological list includes all ten NCAA Division I national qualifying tournaments.

A closer look at many of these championship events can be found in the most recent issue of Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine, which was printed on Feb. 27.


NAIA Nationals

March 1-2 • Des Moines, Iowa

Jacobsen Exhibition Center

Host: Grand View College


Pac 12 Conference

March 2 • Tempe, Ariz.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 24/7

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 14


NCAA Division II Nationals

March 8-9 • Birmingham, Ala.

This is part of the NCAA Division II sports festival that will also offer national championships in the sports of swimming and diving, and indoor track and field at the Birmingham Crossplex.


Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA)

March 8-9 • Piscataway, N.J.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 54/14

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 20


Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)

March 9 • College Park, Md.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 28/3

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 19


Big 12 Conference

March 9 • Stillwater, Okla.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 33/5

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 20


Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)

March 9 • Boston, Mass.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 27/4

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 8


Eastern Wrestling League (EWL)

March 9 • Edinboro, Pa.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 28/5

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 16


Southern Conference

March 9 • Lexington, Va.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 13/2

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 3


Western Wrestling Conference (WWC) / NCAA West Regional

March 9 • Laramie, Wyom.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 18/2

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 10


Big Ten Conference

March 9-10 • Champaign, Ill.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 80/34

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 64


Mid-American Conference (MAC)

March 10 • Buffalo, N.Y.

Qualifiers/All-Americans in 2012: 25/3

Ranked Wrestlers in 2012-13: 24


National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) Nationals

March 14-16 • Allen, Texas

Allen Events Center

(This is a championship that features college  “club” wrestling teams in the country. For more information, got to


NCAA Division III Nationals

March 15-16 • Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids Ice Arena

Host: Cornell College of Mt. Vernon, Iowa


NCAA Division I Nationals

March 21-23 • Des Moines, Iowa

Wells Fargo Arena

Host: Iowa State University


NHSCA High School Nationals
April 3-7 • Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach Convention Center

This is 24th annual event that provides separate tournaments for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors … as well as a Middle School tournament.



USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals

April 4-5 • Cedar Falls, Iowa



Flo Nationals

April 5-7 • Indiana, Pa.

Kovalchick Athletic and Convention Complex


Brute Nationals

April 11-14 • Indpendence, Mo.

Independence Events Center


NUWAY National Championships
April 13-14 Battle Creek, MI



USA Wrestling Senior U.S. Open

April 17-20 • Las Vegas, Nev.

Convention Center

• The ASICS FILA Junior Nationals and Western Junior Regionals will also take place this weekend in Las Vegas.


ASICS U.S. World Team Trials

June 21-22 • Stillwater, Okla.

Gallagher-Iba Arena


AAU Disney/Scholastic Duals

June 27-July 2 • Orlando, Fla.

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex


ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet Nationals

July 12-20 • Fargo, N.D.



Midwest Nationals

July 13-14 • Bloomington, Ill.

Shirk Center