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July 6-7, 2024 Philadelphia-Valley Forge, PA

Bison Duals & OPen

Bison Duals is one of the toughest summer folkstyle wrestling tournaments in the country, annually drawing near 100 teams and top competition from numerous states.
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Event Info

All participants are required to complete the online waiver. Wrestlers can show the confirmation QR code or email at weigh-ins from a cell phone or by printing a paper copy. Click here to complete.

Duals: July 6-7, 2024
Open: July 6, 2024 
Location: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks 100 Station Ave, Oaks, PA 19456
Email: info@tyrantwrestling.com
Phone: (833) TYRANT1
Admission:
Adult: $25 per day / $45 all session pass
Children 10 & Under: $10 per day / $20 all session pass
Children 5 & Under: Free


Duals

Click here for the Dual Tournament registration

Grade based on 2022-2023 school year
$950 Elementary School:
4th grade & under Accepting 9 teams
$950 Elementary School: 6th grade & under Accepting 24 teams
$950 Middle School: 8th grade & under Accepting 16 teams
$950 High School: 8th-12th grade Accepting 32 teams
$950 Girls Freestyle: K-12th grade Accepting 9 teams

Entry Fee: $200 non-refundable deposit
Any registration received for sold out divisions will be placed on the waiting list. A refund will be issued to teams not accepted.

Duals Miscellaneous:
-NCAA out of bounds rule
-Girls division is freestyle
-Team awards
-Individual awards for team champions
-Outstanding wrestler award for every team
-Pools / brackets are subject to change based on final number of teams
-Headgear is required


Grade based on 2022-2023 school year

Elementary School:
4th grade & under
Accepting 9 teams
Entry Fee: $895
Weight Class: 40 44 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96
Weight Allowance: 1 lb
Periods: 1:00

Elementary School: 6th grade & under
Accepting 16 teams
Entry fee: $895
Weight Class: 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 100 110 130
Weight Allowance: 1 lb
Periods: 1:30

Middle School: 8th grade & under
Accepting 16 teams
Entry fee: $895
Weight Class: 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 100 105 110 115 120 130 140 160 210
Weight Allowance: 1 lb
Periods: 1:30

High School: 8th-12th grade
Accepting 32 teams
Entry fee: $895
Weight Class: 98 106 113 120 126 132 138 145 152 160 170 182 195 220 285
Weight Allowance: 3 lbs
Periods: 1:30

Girls Freestyle: K-12th grade
Accepting 9 teams
Entry fee: $895
Weight Class: 50 57 64 70 78 84 90 95 102 110 118 125 130 135 145 165 225
Weight Allowance: 1 lb
Periods: 1:30

FREE AGENTS

Click here for the Free Agent registration 

If you are interested in participating in the Bison Duals but your team is not entered, “free agent” wrestlers compete ever year. Complete the free agent registration to get on this list. Registration is FREE. Please email info@tyrantwrestling.com when a team picks you up so you can be removed from the list (include tournament name, wrestler name, division & weight class). It is important the free agent list remain up to date. 


OPEN (INDIVIDUAL TOURNAMENT)

Wrestlers do not need to be in the duals to participate in the open. Anyone can attend the open.

Click here for the Open Tournament registration

Boys (age as of 7/6/24)
6U: 36 40 44 48 52 56 60 64 68 UNL (+1)
8U: 44 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 78 84 UNL (+1)
10U: 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 100 110 UNL (+1)
12U: 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 100 110 130 UNL (+1)
14U: 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 100 105 110 115 120 130 140 160 185 210 UNL (+1)
18U: 106 113 120 126 132 138 144 150 157 165 175 190 215 285 (+3)

Girls Freestyle (age as of 7/6/24)
6U: 35 40 45 50 UNL (+1)
8U: 45 50 55 60 70 UNL (+1)
10U: 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 90 100 UNL (+1)
12U: 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 110 120 130 UNL (+1)
14U: 72 79 85 92 97 101 105 110 119 127 136 145 UNL (+1)
18U: 100 107 114 120 126 132 138 145 152 165 185 235 (+3)

Entry Fee:
$30 Online registration by June 6th (early bird special)
$45 Online registration after June 6th
Walk-ins accepted Friday only / No walk-ins on Saturday

Open Miscellaneous:
-Wrestlers may enter multiple divisions
-Age as of July 6, 2024
-Duals weigh-in will be used for the open
-NCAA out of bounds rule
-Girls division is freestyle
-Awards for top 4 place finishers
-Double elimination through 6th place
-This will be a Rapid Fire style tournament. No minimum breaks between matches. The open will conclude within 3 hours.
-Headgear is required
-Divisions / weight classes may be combined if necessary

Weight Allowance:
Boys / Girls 8U-14U: 1 lb
Boys / Girls 18U: 3 lbs

Brackets:
-2:00pm brackets posted on Trackwrestling
-2:15pm report to the head table with any issues 
-No changes will be made after Saturday 2:30pm
-2:30pm final brackets posted
-3:00pm wrestling begins


Hotels & Travel Info

STAY-TO-SAVE

HOTEL RESERVATION LINK

All non-commuting teams participating in the tournament should take advantage of our special event pricing and make all hotel accommodations using our tournament housing services to protect your team.  Please do not call the hotels directly. Instead, please book through the hotel reservation link below. 

Tyrant Wrestling is proud to partner with HBC Event Services, a housing agency with a nationwide reputation for excellence in managing travel for sports events.  HBC Event Services provides an easy way for you to book your hotel rooms with our partnered hotels at the best rates. These rates are always lower than the best available rate online. 

HOTEL RESERVATION LINK

Please call HBC Event Services at (505) 346-0522 and/or email support@hbceventservices.com if you have any questions and/or have any special hotel requests.

Finally, you have the ability to purchase a Travel Protection Plan with up to 100% for covered cancellations reasons as well as a Cancel for Any Reason benefit of 75% coverage of your unused non-refundable prepaid expenses for travel arrangements you paid for your trip, including the event registration costs.

Book your hotel reservation and select YES to add the Travel Protection Plan and protect your trip. Alternatively, you can call HBC directly at 505-346-0522 (Travel Protection Plan can only be added to your booking within 20 days of your hotel reservation date). To see the full terms and conditions of the Travel Protection Plan, please click here.

AIRPORTS

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
Drive to Expo Center: 45 minutes

Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)
Drive to Expo Center: 1 hour 25 minutes

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Drive to Expo Center: 1 hour 25 minutes

Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)
Drive to Expo Center: 2 hours 45 minutes

Important Info

DUALS

Schedule will be updated 2024 dates & times when they are finalized. Coming Soon. 

Friday, July 5, 2024 – Duals
2:30-4:00pm Duals early weigh-ins ($20 per wrestler)
6:00-7:30pm Duals weigh-ins

Saturday, July 6, 2024 – Duals
Girls Division is Saturday Only

7:00am Doors open
7:30am Coaches meeting
7:30am Score Keeper education
8:00am Wrestling begins
2:30pm Wrestling concludes
12:00am-4:00pm Mechanical Bison (Bull) Ride

Sunday, July 7, 2024 – Duals
7:00am Doors open
8:00am Wrestling begins
12:30pm Wrestling concludes
Awards at the conclusion
Teams are to report to the awards area

Schedule is subject to change pending final number of teams

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OPEN

Friday, July 5, 2024 – Open
Duals weigh-ins will be used for the open
2:30-4:00pm Early weigh-ins ($20 per wrestler)
6:00-7:30pm Weigh-ins

Saturday, July 6, 2024 – Open
1:00-1:30pm Weigh-ins (for anyone that did not weigh-in on Friday)
2:00pm Bracket check-in (no changes will be made after 2:15pm)
2:30pm Final brackets posted
3:00pm Wrestling begins
6:00pm Wrestling concludes

Open wrestlers can weigh-in at any of the above times. Walk-in registration accepted at Friday’s weigh-ins. Wrestlers must be pre-registered to weigh-in on Saturday. Duals weigh-in will be used for the open.

All wrestlers are required to complete the online waiver. Wrestlers can show the confirmation QR code or email at weigh-ins from a cell phone or by printing a paper copy. Click here to complete.

 

WEIGH-INS

All weigh-ins are at the Philly Expo Center
Wrestlers may weigh-in individually
Duals weigh-in will be used for open tournament
Early weigh-ins available $20 per wrestler
Open walk-in registration accepted Friday
There are no satellite weigh-ins
Wrestlers are required to wear a singlet
Weigh-ins will not begin early and will not run late. Please allow enough time to arrive during one of the weigh-ins.

Duals Weigh-Ins
Friday, July 7, 2023
Duals weigh-in will be used for open tournament
2:30-4:00pm Early weigh-ins ($20 per wrestler)
6:00-7:30pm Weigh-ins

Open Weigh-Ins
Duals weigh-in will be used for open tournament
Friday, July 7, 2023
2:30-4:00pm Early weigh-ins ($20 per wrestler)
6:00-7:30pm Weigh-ins
Saturday, July 8, 2023
1:00-1:30pm Weigh-ins (Pre-registered only, for anyone that did not weigh-in on Friday)

Officials will check skin, nails, hair and facial hair at weigh-ins. Please bring the medical form below if you have any skin issues.

All wrestlers are required to complete the online waiver. Wrestlers can show the confirmation QR code or email at weigh-ins from a cell phone or by printing a paper copy. Click here to complete.

 

 

2023 TEAMS

Elementary 3rd 
84 Athletes
FL Scorpions
Force WC
HFL
Iron Horse
Killa Bees
OMP
PA Alliance
Revolution Elite
Prestige Worldwide
Rush Wrestling Club
Scorpions
U2 Upstate Uprising Blue
U2 Upstate Uprising Red
U2 Upstate Uprising White
Warhawks Wrestling
 
Elementary 6th 
84 Athletes
Cordoba Trained
FL Scorpions
Force WC
Glasgow Wrestling Academy
HFL
Iron Horse
M2TCNJ
Mat Rats
Mat Troopers
Mat Warriors
Mayfield Mat Academy
New England Gold
OMP
PA Alliance Blue
PA Alliance Red
Prestige Worldwide Boats
Prestige Worldwide Throws
Revolution Elite
Savage Wrestling Academy
Scorpions
Team Revolution
Team Smash
Turks Head
U2 Upstate Uprising Blue
U2 Upstate Uprising Red
U2 Upstate Uprising White
Warhawks
 
Middle School
84 Athletes
Iron Horse
M2TCNJ
New England All Stars
Orchard South
PA Alliance Blue
PA Alliance Red
Rebellion
Scorpions
Steller Trained
TDWC
Team 302 
Triumph Trained
U2 Upstate Uprising Blue
U2 Upstate Uprising Red
 
High School
#BradyStrong
84 Athletes
Buccaneers WC
Central Bucks
Este Built Elite
Este Built Gold
Este Built Underground
Flickr Boyz Eagles
Flickr Boyz Patriots
Force WC
Front Royal
Frost Gang
Glasgow Wrestling Academy
GPS
Grease Monkey's
Hammer WC
Headhunters Black
Iron Horse Blue
Iron Horse Gray
Iron Horse White
Mayfield Mat Academy
Orchard South WC
Outsiders WC
PA Alliance Blue
PA Alliance Red
PMRWA (Pocono Mountain Regional WA)
Prestige GT
Prestige Worldwide
Prime WC
Prime WC Black
Savage WA Black
Savage WA White
Scorpions
SLWC
Steller Trained Black
Steller Trained Gold
Suzy WC
TDWC
Team 302 Blue
Team 302 Gold
Town WC
Triumph Trained
TSB
U2 Upstate Uprising
 
Girls FS K-12
Buccaneers WC
Cordoba Trained
Revolution Elite
U2 Upstate Uprising

FREE AGENTS

Click here for the Free Agent registration 

If you are interested in participating in the Bison Duals but your team is not entered, “free agent” wrestlers compete ever year. Complete the free agent registration to get on this list. Registration is FREE. Please email info@tyrantwrestling.com when a team picks you up so you can be removed from the list (include tournament name, wrestler name, division & weight class). It is important the free agent list remain up to date. 

 

Weight Wrestler Email
ES4-52 Jacob Weideman emilyltandy@hotmail.co.uk
MS-72 Briar Cline maz2low@hotmail.com
HS- 138 Cash Hollett nfantry2nd504@gmail.com

 



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