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National Teams

2022 National Teams Statement (Updated 3/27/22)

Its time to start making plans for summer wrestling with National Teams for 14U, 16U, Junior Duals, Women's Nationals,  and Fargo.

We PLAN TO SEND TEAMS to 14U Duals, 16U Duals, Junior Duals, Women's Freestyle Nationals, and Fargo! We are currently soliciting interested wrestlers and coaches.



Qualifying for a National Dual Team and/or FARGO.

National Team Qualification:

Qualification is specific to division, style, and weight class. Qualifying in Greco does not qualify you in Freestyle. Qualifying as a Cadet does not qualify you as a Junior. Qualifying at 160 does not qualify you at 170, etc.

Petitioning: You MAY petition for membership on Team NC any time before the set deadline (12:00 NOON- May 6, 2022 )

). The Petition fee is $100 if you did not wrestle in the qualifying event (either Tar Heel or State Championships). Wrestlers who participate in one of these two events and do not earn a slot on the National Team can petition WITH NO FEE. Petition slots are subject to availability. You will need to send a letter explaining the reason for the petition to to be forwarded to the committee.

Wrestle-Offs: Dual team slots will be determined by wrestle-offs as needed. Open team slots may be filled by the Coaching Staff. NCUSA reserves the right to take more than one participant in each weight class/style

USA Regional & National Events:

Schoolboy National Duals- Indianapolis IN- June 8-12, 2022 Highest NC Finisher (schoolboy age), Tar Heel State Classic are eligible. A $50 deposit is due at the Tar Heel State Classic. Wrestle offs will the State Championships IF NEEDED.

Cadet National Duals- Love Park, IL- June 7-11, 2022 Highest NC Finisher at Tar Heel State Classic will earn slot. $50 Deposit Due at the Tar Heel State Classic. Slots not claimed within 48 hours will be opened to other wrestlers.

Junior National Duals/14U Women's Duals- Tulsa, OK- June 14-18, 2022 Highest NC Finisher at Tar Heel State Classic will earn slot. $50 Deposit Due at the Tar Heel State Classic. Slots not claimed within 48 hours will be opened to other wrestlers.

Cadet/Junior Nationals- Fargo -  July  15-22, 2022 #1 & 2  from State Championships and #1 from the Tar Heel State Classic are invited. Wrestlers may also qualify at UWW Cadet Nationals, UWW Jr. Nationals, or any USA Wrestling Regional Event. All qualifiers should make their intentions to go to Fargo known to NCUSA National Team Staff as soon as possible.


A) If a wrestler competes and WINS BOTH the Tar Heel and NCUSA FS/GR State Championships, wrestler will earn FREE entry to SE Regionals.

B) If they place top 3 in their weight class at SE Regionals and have met criteria from A, they will earn a $150 voucher to go toward another national team travels. Winners of SE Regionals will earn $200 vouchers!

Limit one voucher per wrestler.

  • Refund policy on NT invoices?

Beginning 9/11/17: Any deposit placed on a national team invoice will be nonrefundable. Withdrawal from the trip 1 month or longer prior to camp will be eligible for a 75% refund of any additional monies paid beyond the deposit, 3 weeks = 50%, 2 weeks = 25% and 1 week or less is nonrefundable

  • Invoice deadlines

    All dual invoices will be due by 6/1 and any invoice for Fargo will be due by 7/1.

    There will be a $25 late fee added to any invoice not paid by the due date.



National Team Coaching Staff

Listed below are our 2022 NCUSAW National Teams Head Coaches. .

Schoolboy - TBA

Cadet - TBA

Junior - TBA

If you would like to volunteer as an assistant for one of these national team trips, please complete the Coaches Pool Application below.

Coaches Pool Application


Rob Goodman

Rob Goodman

Coaches Council Chairperson

NCUSA is proud to sponsor National Dual Teams for Schoolboy, Cadet, and Junior DIvision wrestlers, plus coordination of National Teams to Cadet & Junior Nationals in Fargo as well as Kids Nationals.

Be sure to check back frequently as this information is being updated.

National Team Payments

Use the appropriate link to make your National Team Payments.

16U Men

For questions or information please contact us at

National Teams Scholarship Application

Please READ THE TERMS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR FUNDING and complete the following online form to apply for funding from the NCUSA National Team Scholarship Fund. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING APRIL 25 2022 THROUGH MAY 15th ONLY. Applications received outside of the application window will be disqualified. Applications received without the proper documentation will be disqualified. We must have a deposit paid and the commitment form turned in to be eligible for a award money. All scholarship awards will be applied to your invoice. There will be no money given directly to wrestlers, parents, clubs or teams.

National Team Coaches Pool Application

Please complete this form if you would like to volunteer as an assistant on any of our National Team trips this season. Remember that you must be Bronze Certified and complete the USOC Safe Sport Certification program to be eligible to coach a NCUSA National Team. All applications are due by 5PM April 30 2021