Dates / Times: January 6 & 7, 2012 / 5:00 PM start on Friday, Jan 6, 2011
The Battlefield Duals was created to provide an opportunity for top teams from the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and Midwest to compete in a dual team format. Participants have included nationally recognized wrestling programs including Blair Academy, Wyoming Seminary, Connellsville, Great Bridge, Christiansburg, Collins Hill, McDonogh, and Upper Perkiomen along with regional powerhouses such as Colonial Forge, Westfield, Robinson, and Hayfield. Each year, the Battlefield Duals becomes a showcase of wrestling, pitting perennial powerhouse and up-and-coming wrestling programs against one another to provide one of the most challenging and entertaining wrestling venues on the United States’ east coast.
The United States Marine Corps became a partner in the Battlefield Duals in 2006. The Marines affiliation with wrestling is a logical partnership because the programs share several attributes. Whether a Marine or a wrestler, an individual’s drive, determination, perseverance, and self-discipline are traits that are needed to achieve individual and collective success. As part of the wrestling community, we expect selfless dedication to our sport, much in the same way the Marines expect the same in defense of our country and our way of life. The Battlefield Duals coordinators are proud to have the United States Marine Corps as a partner in this event.
The Marines.com Battlefield Duals is conducted as a dual team tournament on five wrestling mats. A seeding meeting is held prior to the competition to determine team positions. Teams are then placed in two pools based on the seeding until 6 teams are assigned to each pool. Format could be adjusted depending on the number of teams participating.
After each team has completed its pool wrestling, teams are ranked within their pool based on each team’s in-pool record. Cross-pool wrestling then occurs between teams to determine final tournament placement.
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