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2014 Hokie Open Tournament Info


2014 HOKIE OPEN: The Seventh Annual Hokie Open once again kicked off the start of college wrestling in VA as close to 340 wrestlers descended on the Rector Field House on Virginia Tech's campus in Blacksburg, VA for a day of intense competition featuring VA Tech and other top-flight college teams. Twenty one of the area's college wrestling fans joined us for the Hokie Open as the 2014 - 2015 season got underway. This year the tournament featured two divisions: 1) OPEN Division and 2) Freshman / Sophomore Division

AWN National Rankings for Teams Participating:

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Division I: UVA, 11th; VT (VA), 12th; ODU (VA), 22nd; Ohio (24th); Chattanooga (TN), NC State received votes

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Division II: Notre Dame (Ohio), 4th; Newberry (SC), 19th

Final Results:

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OPEN Division: View / Download Final Brackets...

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FRESHMAN/SOPHOMORE Division: View / Download Final Brackets...

190 OPEN REGISTRATIONS, 146 FRESHMAN/SOPHOMORE, 336 TOTAL ENTRIES

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REGISTRATIONS AND PAYMENTS ARE NOW CLOSED!!

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2014 Hokie Open Details & Results:

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Hokie Open Flyer - Registration, Payment and Weigh-In Details...

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Current List of Registrants, PDFs:

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Sorted by Division, Weight: View / Download...

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Sorted by Division, Team, Weight, Wrestler: View / Download...
 

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Hokie Open Brackets - COMING SOON

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Hokie Open Weigh-In Sheets - COMING SOON


 

NWCA UPLOAD UPDATE-> ATTENTION ALL COACHES: 2014 Hokie Open Results have been uploaded to the NWCA site!!

 

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Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014
 

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Registration Period: 12:00 Noon, October 10 through 11:59 PM, October 20 - all entries must be REGISTERED AND PAID just before midnight on Monday, Oct 20, 2014

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Registration Form / Tournament Details: View / Download Form (Adobe PDF)...
 

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Location: Virginia Tech, Rector Field House, 380 Spring Road (across from Lane Stadium adjacent to the VA Tech Softball Park), Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Directions:
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From the North - Take Interstate 81 south to exit 118B, following US 460 west to Blacksburg

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From the South - Take Interstate 81 north to exit 118B, following US 460 west to Blacksburg

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From West Virginia - Take Interstate 77 south (West VA Turnpike) to exit 9. Exit and turn left onto 460 east. Follow 460 east to Blacksburg

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Once in Blacksburg - Use the 460 bypass around the downtown area. Follow 460 bypass to the signal at Southgate Drive (VA 314). Turn onto campus and proceed 3/4 of a mile on Southgate Drive. Turn left onto Spring Road, just before the football stadium. Rector Field House is on the left, adjacent to the Softball Park
 

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Team Hotel Information: Details...

Public Admission: $15.00 for ALL spectators, CASH OR CHECK ONLY PLEASE; limited seating available, spectators are encouraged to bring folding chairs with them to use in Field House

DEADLINES:

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REGISTRATION PERIOD: Registrations begin at noon on Friday, October 10, 2014 and conclude at 11:59 PM, Monday, October 20, 2014; weight changes can be made up until 8:00 PM, Saturday, November 8, 2014 (night before tournament)

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REFUND POLICY: NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER 8:00 PM, SATURDAY, November 1st!!

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SCRATCHES / WEIGHT CHANGES: NO ROSTER CHANGES will be accepted after 8:00 PM, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8 in order to allow for proper tournament setup and on-time start on Sunday! Coaches or wrestlers must make their own changes.

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COACHES - IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU UNDERSTAND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REGISTERING AND PAYING FOR YOUR WRESTLERS PRIOR TO 11:59 PM ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 20TH (JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT) AND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING YOUR OWN CHANGES PRIOR TO SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH (8:00 PM) BY DOING THE FOLLOWING:

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TO CHANGE A WRESTLER'S REGISTRATION ENTRY (WEIGHT CLASS OR DIVISION), PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO:

registration@hokieopen.com
 

bullet providing the name of the registered wrestler that you want to change. Changes may limited to Division and Weight Class
 
bulletProvide Seeding Information: If you have wrestlers with seedable credentials, send an email to seeds@HokieOpen.com with the following information:
 
bulletTeam Name, Coach Name, Coach Phone Number (office and mobile), and a separate paragraph for each seedable wrestler detailing seedable accomplishments (record, major tournament placements
 
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SCHEDULE, 2014 HOKIE OPEN:

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NOON, Friday, October 10, 2014 - REGISTRATIONS & PAYMENTS BEGIN

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REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED
 

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11:59 PM, Monday, October 20, 2014 - REGISTRATIONS & PAYMENTS END
 

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DAY BEFORE TOURNAMENT - Saturday, November 8, 2014, Rector Field House:

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Pick Up Packets: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Open Mats: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Deadline for Verification of Weight Class Entries: 8:00 PM, November 8, 2014
 

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DAY OF TOURNAMENT - Sunday, November 9, 2014, Rector Field House:

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Skin Checks: Sunday, November 9, 2014, 7:45 AM

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Weigh-Ins: Sunday, November 9, 2014, 8:00 AM, Mats 1, 3, 5, 7, 9

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Doors open for the public: Sunday, November 9, 2014, 9:00 AM, $15.00 Admission price for ALL age groups

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Tournament Start Time: Sunday, November 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - ALL Pig-tail matches will be wrestled first

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes Chapel: Sunday, November 9, 2014, from 0830 - 0840, mat side

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Floor Passes: ONLY coaches listed on NCAA college rosters AND ONE TRAINER / TEAM will be given floor passes

bulletNCAA Rules apply - 7 minute matches (3 - 2 - 2), with riding time, for ALL matches, including championship AND consolation rounds
bulletDouble-elimination from round of 32 forward, wrestle back to fifth if you lose before semis, semi losers wrestle for third, six places awarded
bulletRound of 32 losers are guaranteed a second match
bulletBrackets: Thirty-two man brackets
bulletWeights: 125, 133, 141, 149, 157, 165, 174, 184, 197, 285 with no weigh-in allowances or adjustments
 
bulletSunday, November 9, 8:00 AM - Weigh-In for Open Division and Freshman/Sophomore Division
bulletSunday, November 10, 10:00 AM - Open Division and Freshman/Sophomore Divison Wrestling Begins on 12 - 15 Mats
 
bulletTournament Format:
 
bulletNCAA Rules apply - 7 minute matches (3 - 2 - 2), with riding time, for ALL matches, including championship AND consolation rounds
 
bulletDouble-elimination from round of 32 forward. Wrestle back to fifth if you lose before semifinals, semifinal losers wrestle for third, six places awarded
 
bulletRound of 32 losers are guaranteed a second match
 
bulletThirty-two man brackets, maximum
 
bullet14 Dollamur Mats with certified NCAA referees
 
bulletAll matches will count toward NCAA regular-season records

PAST HOKIE OPENS:

2014 HOKIE OPEN: The Seventh Annual Hokie Open featured 336 wrestlers from 17 teams (VA Tech, VMI, University of Virginia, Campbell University, George Mason, Old Dominion University, King College, Newberry College, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, Appalachian State University, The Citadel, Duke University, Gardner Webb University, Tiffin University, West Virginia University and the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga.

Several teams provided a lot of balance as VT led the way with 4 champs: Joey Dance (125), Sal Mastriani (141), Zach Epperly (174), and Ty Walz (285). There were teams with a pair of champs; the UNC Tar Heels had 2: Ethan Ramos (165) and Alex Utley) and the UVA Cavaliers also had 2 champs: George DiCamillo (133), Joe Spisak (141). Duke (Conner Hartmann, 197) and NC State (Thomas Gantt, 157) each picked up a pair of champs to complete the top steps of the podium shots.

2013 HOKIE OPEN: The Sixth Annual Hokie Open featured 197 wrestlers from 15 teams (VA Tech, VMI, University of Virginia, Hofstra, Kent State, Old Dominion University, Rider University, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, Appalachian State University, The Citadel, Duke University, Gardner Webb University, Wisconsin and the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga).

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2013 Final Brackets...

2012 HOKIE OPEN: The Fifth Annual Hokie Open featured 315 wrestlers from 20+ teams (VA Tech, VMI, University of Virginia, Hofstra, United States Air Force Academy, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, Appalachian State University, Newberry College, The Citadel, Indiana University, Ohio University, Rutgers, King College, Duke University, Washington & Lee, Gardner Webb University, Liberty University and the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga).

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2012 Final Brackets...

2011 HOKIE OPEN: The Fourth Annual Hokie Open featured 276 wrestlers, representing themselves and more than 20 college teams (VA Tech, VMI, University of Virginia, George Mason University, United States Air Force Academy, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, Appalachian State University, McDaniel College, Newberry College, The Citadel, Old Dominion University, Ohio Valley University, Ohio University, King College, Duke University, Gardner-Webb University, American University, Liberty University and the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga).

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2011 Final Brackets...

2010 HOKIE OPEN: The Third Annual Hokie Open once again kicked off the start of college wrestling in VA as approximately 400 wrestlers descended on Salem, VA for another day of intense competition featuring VA Tech, Iowa State, Appalachian State, the Citadel, Duke, Kent State, King College, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Mercyhurst, NC State, Newberry College, Ohio State, Ohio University, Old Dominion, Team DelMarVA, UNC, UNC-Greensboro, UT Chattanooga and UVA among other top-flight college teams. Many of the area's college wrestling fans joined the Hokies on Saturday for the Duals and Sunday  for the Hokie Open as the 2010 - 2011 season got underway.

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2010 Final Brackets...

2009 HOKIE OPEN: The second annual Hokie Open was once again held at the Salem Civic Center. Almost 400 wrestlers brought their best to Salem, VA for a day of intense competition. Wrestling began at approximately 9:45 AM and wrapped up at 8:00 PM. ODU put on an impressive show as they crowned five champs (James Nicholson, 125; Kyle Hutter, 133; John Nicholson, 149; Chris Brown, 165; and, Jesse Strawn, 197). The Hokies had three finalists (Jesse Dong, 157; Matt Epperly, 165; and, David Marone, 285) and several other place winners (Nick Murray, 5th at 141; Matt Rosen, 4th at 149; Brian Stephens, 6th at 149; and, Tommie Spellman, 3rd at 184). Congrats to all of the wrestlers!

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2009 Final Brackets...

2008 HOKIE OPEN: The inaugural 2008 Hokie Open was held at the Salem Civic Center on November 14, 2008. The tournament kicked off at 10:00 AM on eight mats.

Six wrestlers competed representing VA Tech. Five Tech wrestlers won titles at their respective weights and Tim Miller took fourth place at 197 pounds. Will Livingston (133 pounds), Chris Diaz (141 pounds), Pete Yates (149 pounds), Jesse Dong (157 pounds) and Anthony Trongone (174 pounds) all won titles while wrestling unattached. 

Also placing while wrestling unattached were: Jarrod Garnett (second at 125 pounds), Brock LiVorio (third at 125 pounds), Andre Johnson (fourth at 157 pounds), Matt Epperly (third at 165 pounds), D.J. Bruce (second at 197 pounds) and David Marone (second at heavyweight).

bullet 2008 place winners by weight...
bullet 2008 Final Brackets...
bullet Link to photos from the 2008 Hokie Open...

 

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