The road to the 2016 Iowa High School Wrestling State Tournament post-season gets underway on Saturday, February 6 with Sectionals. 40 sites across Iowa will host the first round of the Iowa High School Wrestling post-season.

The Iowa High School Wrestling State Tournament (individuals) is set for February 19-20. Wrestlers will have to endure two weekends of competition to qualify for the individual championship tournament at the Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines, IA).

The Sectional Tournaments for individual wrestlers is scheduled for Saturday, February 6 (12:00, noon). Only Class 1A and 2A schools will be on the mats. The champion and runner-up in each weight class will advance to their respective District tournament.

The Districts Tournaments for individuals will be the following weekend (Saturday, February 13, 12:00, noon). All three classes (1A, 2A, & 3A) will be on the mats. The champion and runner-up in each weight class will advance to the Individual State Tournament.

The Iowa High School State Dual Team Wrestling Championship is slated for Wednesday, February 17. Competition begins at 9:00 AM at the Wells Fargo Arena. Teams will qualify for this one-day team tournament during the Regional Dual Team Wrestling meets. Class 1A and 2A teams meet on Tuesday, February 9. Class 3A teams will have their qualifying event on Wednesday, February 10.

CLASS 1A SECTIONAL LOCATIONS:
Guthrie Center; Southeast Warren, Liberty Center; Starmont; Sumner-Fredricksburg; OA-BCIG; West Hancock, Britt; Central Springs; Hudson; Belle Plaine; English Valley, North English; Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto; Okoboji, Milford; Riverside, Oakland; Treynor; Lisbon; and New London.

CLASS 1A DISTRICT LOCATIONS:
Interstate 35, Turo; Jesup; Monson Northwest Webster; NIACC (hosted by Newman Catholic, Mason City); Pleasantville; Sibley-Ocheyedan; Underwood; and Wilton.


CLASS 2A SECTIONAL LOCATIONS:
Conrad; Charles City; Glenwood; Winterset; Camanche; Cascade, Western Dubuque; Mediapolis; Union, LaPorte City; Decorah; West Delaware, Manchester; Adel; Albia; Cherokee, Washington; MOC-Floyd Valley; Garner-Hayfield-Ventura; and Perry.

CLASS 2A DISTRICT LOCATIONS:
Aplington-Parkersburg; Atlantic; Central Clinton, DeWitt; Clear Creek-Amana; Independence; Knoxville; Sheldon; and Webster City.


CLASS 3A; DISTRICT LOCATIONS:
Bettendorf; Burlington; Cedar Rapids, Jeffrson; Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson; Dallas Center-Grimes; Fort Dodge; Johnston; and Waverly-Shell Rock.