NWCA Division I National Duals shelved for 2018

The National Wrestling Coaches Association’s National Duals tournament has been shelved for 2018.

NWCA executive director Mike Moyer said Thursday that the Division I dual tournament will not be held next year as leaders in the sport work to resolve issues with the timing, format and other challenges surrounding the event.

“At the very least, we’re going to take a year off,” Moyer said. “There needs to be a lot more discussion around this topic. The challenges are this: Our coaches have such varied circumstances and it’s very challenging trying to get them to agree to a standardized format. A lot of coaches have great ideas on how it should be done, but it’s just proven to be more challenging to get everyone to agree to a single idea.”

The National Duals has been in flux since 2011 when it moved away from Northern Iowa’s UNI-Dome and an early-January tournament that enabled fans to watch every division competing under the same roof. Continue reading at trackwrestling.com

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