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Forum: IHSA 1A 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 201
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Tournament

The Reaper Tournament in Plano is Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13/14. It is a mix of A and AA usually with several Chicago schools participating.
Forum: IHSA 3A 05-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By refsforfun
lighten up a little

Hey there, unless you know Nicocross142 (which may be entirely possible) you are making a ton of assumptions. Maybe he/she just didn't realize all the things other posters pointed out in...
Forum: IHSA 3A 04-29-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3,832
Posted By refsforfun
Stalling rule change

And don't forget these could be happening for both wrestlers! Hopefully no one is false starting because that adds points but is not part of the sequence either. With the new rule change you could...
Forum: IHSA 3A 04-29-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3,832
Posted By refsforfun
Stalling rule change

Basically,

Stalling is now a separate progression toward disqualification. Previous to this change it was all together.

Example: Warning stalling, locked hands (1 pt), stalling (1 pt),...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-19-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By refsforfun
when to stop

Sometimes things happen so quickly you don't have time to stop it. In the situation rasslinfan describes, the match should still be stopped for potentially dangerous and restarted from the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-19-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By refsforfun
But..,

If A gets his hip in front while stepping in front with his right leg it becomes a throw and is legal. Stepping in front with the hip does not lock Bís knee.
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-19-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By refsforfun
Rule

So we are on the same page, letís assume when A steps to be hip to hip Aí s right hip is next to Bís left hip. If A trips with his outside leg (left) it is legal. If A steps in front with his inside...
Forum: IHSA 2A 02-18-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 8,076
Posted By refsforfun
High schools

Some high schools have an elective or class in officiating. At the end of the class they take the test and become an official. Some IHSA some IK depending on their age.
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-18-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 10,763
Posted By refsforfun
One refs story

Why do we ref? Can't say for we, but for me this is why. I wrestled from 8th grade to freshman year in college, I coached for 15 years with champs in A and AA, when I became a school administrator my...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,940
Posted By refsforfun
weight rule

Should be if people notify correctly. Again, this is ONLY if a school in your regional does not have school today...AND notifies the tournament manager of the regional so all schools can be notified.
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,940
Posted By refsforfun
weight rule

1 pound (not for each day just 1 pound) and they need to notify the tournament host so all teams can be notified.
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-30-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 6,890
Posted By refsforfun
Seeding meetings

Not defending anything, but the seeding meetings aren't even scheduled until Thursday night!
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-22-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 21,078
Posted By refsforfun
wrestling numbers

Well, I just officiated an 11 school conference tournament (all public schools) and every weight class had between 5 and 8 wrestlers. Check the results page for tournaments or duel meets, you can...
Forum: IHSA 1A 12-15-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 5,288
Posted By refsforfun
other part of the comment

I think he was talking about the part that said, "Some really good kids aren't going to get out! Ouch..."
Forum: IHSA 3A 11-26-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,647
Posted By refsforfun
weight classes

Looking just at the simple case of getting the allowance because of consecutive days of wrestling or later in the season. If you are weighing in on a day that one pound is given it counts. So if you...
Forum: IHSA 2A 11-06-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By refsforfun
Beautiful mats (true story!)

Years ago when I was coaching I came in over winter break for practice and the mats looked beautiful, clean, and shiny. When we started practice and the room began to heat up the wrestlers started...
Forum: IHSA 2A 02-19-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 4,918
Posted By refsforfun
National Federation Preseason Guide

Don't know if this will help or not, but the National Federation puts out a Wrestling Preseason Guide for all officials. In an article (p6) titled, Encourage Wrestling in the Center of the Mat the...
Forum: IHSA 3A 01-22-2018
Replies: 202
Views: 45,811
Posted By refsforfun
Stalling in UTB

First stalling instance in UTB will (should) always be a quick stalemate. The only exception is straggling back in from out of bounds (you can't have a stalemate if the clock is not running). That is...
Forum: IKWF 08-21-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 5,499
Posted By refsforfun
two piece singlet

New rule this year. Make sure you go to a meeting! There are a number of different new options for what is considered a legal uniform.
Forum: IHSA 3A 05-03-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3,221
Posted By refsforfun
#3 drinking water

This only applies if you have stepped on the scale and are too light, you cannot step off, drink something, and have your second attempt. Or drink something before you step on the other available...
Forum: College 03-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 7,570
Posted By refsforfun
Beautiful mats

Years ago when I was coach we came to practice during winter break and the mats looked beautiful, clean and shiny! We started practice and as soon as the room started to heat up guys started...
Forum: IHSA 1A 02-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,491
Posted By refsforfun
People who assign

I will be leaving people out because I don't know all the assigners, but Dan Fulscher in Central and Southern Illinois assigns. Around Chicago, Anthony Clarke, Jon Schaus, Ray Winesburg, and Jeff...
Forum: IHSA 1A 02-03-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 6,242
Posted By refsforfun
too literal

Actually, I was being too literal. Running to make weight, not running from somebody tough. Of course, the coach doesn't need to let them bump anywhere, but that is a coaching decision!
Forum: IHSA 1A 02-03-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 6,242
Posted By refsforfun
running

I know it still happens before weigh-ins, but not during anymore. Everyone is there you step on, step off, if you don't make it you step on and off same scale and once on each other scale being used...
Forum: IHSA 1A 02-03-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 6,242
Posted By refsforfun
From the terms and conditions: All...

From the terms and conditions:

All contestants are required to weigh-in in accordance with Rule 4-
4 and 5. In Individual Regional Tournaments,each participant shall be named to his respective...
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