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National Teams

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 2 2018 THROUGH MAY 14 2018 ONLY. Applications received outside of the application window will be disqualified. Applications received without the proper documentation will be disqualified.

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 March 31st 2018

2018 Fargo Camp & Trip Agenda

Qualifying for a National Dual Team and/or FARGO.

  • 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 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 17, 2018

). 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.

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:

Kids/Cadets/Junior Regional- Atlanta Ga:  May 25-27, 2018 #1-6 from Tar Heel State Classic and State Championships are invited. Divisions are Bantam, Intermediate, Novice, Schoolboy, Cadet, and Junior.

UWW Cadet & University Nationals - Akron, OH - May 31- June 3, 2018 The event also features competition for UWW Cadet age athletes (born 2001-2003) in Men's Freestyle and Greco-Roman. The champion in each UWW Cadet weight class qualifies to represent the United States at the 2018 UWW Cadet World Championships.

Top four place winners at this event qualify for your state's Cadet national teams (above the state limit) in the style in which you qualify. This is only for athletes born in 2001 or 2003. Athletes born in 2000 do not qualify for their Cadet national team. Athletes must still adhere to all state policies and you qualify in the style in which you place. The USMC/USAW Junior & Cadet National Championships will be held in Fargo, ND, from July 13-21.

TEAM NC will have UWW Cadet Freestyle & Greco Roman Coaches at the event. Please email if you're planning to attend, possible transportation and group lodging could be coordinated. 

Schoolboy National Duals- Indianapolis IN- June 6-10, 2018 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.

East Coast National Duals- Pasadena, MD June 9-10, 2018 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 National Duals- Spokane, WA- June 12-16, 2018 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- Tulsa, OK- June 19-23, 2018 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- TBA -  July  13-21, 2018 #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.


National Team Coaching Staff

Listed below are our 2018 NCUSAW National Teams Head Coaches. .

Schoolboy - David Perry

Cadet - Matt Linker

Junior - Erik Wince

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


Mathew Linker

Coaches Council Chairman

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.