AAU District Info Sheets:

Northwest District 1 at Sioux City

North Central District 2 at Humboldt

Northeast District 3 at Waverly

Mideast District 4 at Benton

East District 5 at Bettendorf

Southeast District 6 at Washington

South Central District 7 at Indianola

Southwest District 8 at Glenwood

2021 AAU Districts and State General Information (Subject to Change)  



Iowa AAU Kids State Tournament 

Feb. 27th – 28th, 2021  Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines

State Qualifying District Tournaments 

February 7th, 2021


Divisions and Weight Classes  (All Wrestlers Weigh in Singlet at Districts & State)

  • Weights listed are the upper limits for each class.  You must make the same weight at state as the weight class in which you qualified at Districts.  
  • Wrestlers are allowed to enter only one age division and weight class.  Wrestlers can move up one grade division or weight class with parent consent.  Grade in school is the primary determinant of division. Age can move a wrestler up a division but not down. 
  • Match Times:  A & B Divisions:  1-1-1               C Division:  1.5-1.5-1.5 


A Division – 3RD & 4TH Grade: 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86, 90, 94, 98, 105, 115, 130, 150, 175(MAX)

                          If your 12th birthday is in 2021 you must move up a division.  2nd graders may enter with parent consent. NO 1st graders


B Division – 5TH & 6TH Grade: 60, 65, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86, 90, 94, 98, 103, 108, 114, 120, 128, 138, 148, 160, 180, 215(MAX)

                            If your 14th birthday is in 2021 you must move up a division.


C Division – 7TH & 8TH Grade: 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125, 130, 135, 140, 145, 152, 160, 171, 189, 215, 260 (MAX)

                            If your 16th birthday is in 2021 you are ineligible.  No 9th Graders.

Brackets & Match Times


Districts:  6 or less wrestlers:  Round Robin.  Above six wrestlers brackets will be 8, 16, or 32 man cross bracket.  Wrestlers will be assigned by random draw   and wrestlers from same club will be separated as much as possible.  We wrestle out to 5th place.  No 2nd place wrestle back. Will wrestle to true 4th.

        Top 4 finishers at each weight qualify for state.  If any of the top 4 do not signup, next in order of finish become eligible.  


State:  Wrestlers are placed in bracket according to a rotating formula using district finishes.  Wrestle through 8 places.  No 2nd place wrestle back. 



Top 4 medal at Districts.  Top 8 medal at State.  State Champions earn a State Champion Backpack

AAU Club awards at state based on club size.


Entry Information

  • Must bring 2021 AAU card to District Tournament.
  • All AAU cards must be purchased prior to Districts—NOT sold at door.  Purchase online at: www.aausports.org
  • You must bring a copy of your Birth Certificate to districts to be allowed to wrestle.  AAU card is not proof of age. 
  • Team you register to wrestle for at Districts is same team you will wrestle for at State.  You cannot change after Districts.



  • $20.00 entry fee if register in advance at:  www.trackwrestling.com 
  • $30.00 to enter at door.  NO Mail In Entries 
  • District Admission:  $5.00 adults.  Free for kids 5 & under.  
  • Coaches:  AAU (adult) card will get you free admission to districts. Coaches band is $10. 



  • $30.00 Entry fee.
  • Must enter for State at Districts on the day you qualify. State info will be given at districts once you qualify.


*****AAU card required to coach at State & Districts


Questions: Email Wes Creason ataauwrestlingiowa@gmail.com



  • Wrestlers must provide copy of AAU Card and Birth Certificate at Districts.
  • No Wrestlers below 2nd grade at Districts
  • No individual petition to change district or wrestle outside your district will granted for any reason.
  • AAU clubs must be on file by districts to be eligible for team awards at state.
  • You must enter district qualifier for your county of residence unless your school is in another district in which case you may enter district tournament that your school is in.  In this case you must have copy of your report card as proof of your school.
  • You must be an Iowa resident or be enrolled in an Iowa school to be eligible.  Bring proof of enrollment if not an Iowa resident.
  • Siblings from the same household must wrestle in the same district.
  • All AAU club members must register at districts to represent your club at state.  
  • All wrestlers must weigh in wearing a singlet.  If you weigh more or less than the weight class you registered for via TrackWrestling for districts, you can change weight classes at the tournament during weigh ins.  
  • Any violation of age, grade, or residence requirement will result in disqualification for the state tournament. 


District Qualifying Sites

  • Sites are listed below
  • You can only attempt to qualify at your district (county where you live or you go to school) not the county in which your club is located
  • Find your district and register at:  www.trackwrestling.com
  • Deadline to Register on Trackwrestling:  Friday, February 5th at Midnight
  • Do NOT mail entry.  $20.00 online entry; $30.00 walk in


District 1 – Northwest                                       Long Lines Rec Center         

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00                                  401 Gordon Dr.                        

Contact: Scott Wirtz                                            Sioux City, IA 51102

               Phone: 712-298-0936                   nwdistrict1@yahoo.com


Includes counties of: Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Ida,

Kossuth, Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas,

Sioux, and Woodbury. 

District 5 – East                                                      Bettendorf HS

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00                                         3333 18th St                        

Contact: Mark or Kathy Trizzino                               Bettendorf, IA 52722         

               Phone: 563-349-4245 [C]                  trizzihawks@aol.com


Includes counties of: Cedar, Clinton, Dubuque, Jackson, Louisa,

Muscatine, Scott, and Des Moines


District 2 – North Central                                     Humboldt High School      

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00                                        1500 Wildcat Rd                                

Contact:    Chad Beaman                                           Humboldt, IA 50548

               Phone: 515-368-3511                        cbeaman@humboldt.k12.ia.us 

Includes these counties: Boone, Calhoun, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton,

Hancock, Hardin, Humboldt, Marshall, Story, Tama, Webster, Winnebago,

and Wright 


District 6 – Southeast                                          Washington High School

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00                                        1111 South B Ave. Contact:  Mike Bowlin             Washington, IA 52353

                Cell#: 319-471-2832                          Southeastdistrict6@aol.com 

Includes these counties: Appanoose, Davis, Henry, Jasper, Jefferson, 

Keokuk, Lee, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Van Buren,

Wapello, and Washington

District 3 – Northeast                                            Waverly-Shell Rock HS

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00                                       1405 4th Ave SW                            

Contact: Zach Zimmerman                                       Waverly, IA 50677

               Phone:    319-230-8789                           zimmerfz@gmail.com

Includes these counties: Allamakee, Blackhawk, Bremer, Butler, Cerro

Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Floyd, Fayette, Grundy, Howard, Mitchell,

Winneshiek, and Worth

District 7 – South Central                                     Indianola Middle School

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00                                       Blake Fieldhouse

Contact: Matt Young 403 South 15th St

               Phone 515-681-3262                       matt.young@indianola.k12.ia.us 


Includes these counties: Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Lucas, Madison, Polk,

Ringgold, Union, Warren, and Wayne

District 4 – Mid East                                              Benton High School

Weigh in time: 7:00 – 8:00                                       600 1st Ave                     

                                                                                 Van Horne, IA 52346

Contact: Dee or Larry Hardin

               Phone: 319-396-8484                               LHa9391608@aol.com                  

Includes these counties: Benton, Buchanan, Delaware, Iowa, Johnson, 

Linn, and Jones 

District 8 – Southwest                                              Glenwood High School

Weigh in time 7:00 – 8:00                                           504 E Sharp St.                                                               

Contact: Matt Fletcher                                                 Glenwood, IA 51534                             

               Phone: 402-960-6840               matt@powerhousewrestlingclub.com

Includes these counties: Adair, Adams, Audubon, Carroll Cass, 

Crawford, Fremont, Guthrie, Harrison,  Mills, Monona, Montgomery,

Page, Pottawattomie, Sac, Shelby, and Taylor