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02/20/23 – State Wrestling Final Round Update

February 20, 2023 Wrestling Blog Updates


First and foremost, the KHSAA would like to thank Atherton and Ryle for hosting the First Round events on Saturday, as well as the coaches and officials for their continued contributions this season. The 2023 KHSAA State Wrestling Championships Final Rounds presented by UK HealthCare will conclude this coming weekend at George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester. The competition schedule is available at

The postseason instructions for the State Tournament Final Rounds are available for review on the Wrestling homepage at Tickets to the event are available for purchase online-only, including a discounted two-day all-session pass, and can be found at The advance discount tickets ($14 per day and $24 for an all-session pass) are available up until the day of the event, at which time only the game day tickets will be available ($16 per day and $26 for an all-session pass).

The brackets for next weekend’s competition can also be found online at and through Trackwrestling. As a reminder, in the event that a wrestler is not able to participate in the final rounds due to injury or other reasons beyond the control of the wrestler, no replacement or alternate wrestlers will take their place and a hole will be left in the bracket. As outlined in the state instructions, for this year’s state finals, a ONE-POUND growth allowance will be added to each weight class for day two qualifiers.

Participating coaches are invited to join the KHSAA in a conference call that will take place on Tuesday, February 21 at 2:00 PM (ET). Details about joining the call were sent in a separate email on Sunday.

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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 284 member schools, both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and six sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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