National Qualifier Conference Bid Totals Released by NCWA
The NCWA has released its qualifying spots for the 2014 Championships. The list below represents the automatic bids per weight class available to each conference, plus the number of wildcard entries apportioned to each conference.
The Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Conferences can each send their top six conference placers on to nationals, with the Mideast sending five.
The Northeast Conferences 13 wildcard slots will give it the most total entries with 19. The Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Mideast each have 10 wildcard entries that can be used for any wrestler who did not qualify on the automatic list, with other wildcard totals listed below.
NCWAs Super Saturday of conference championships is March 1, with host sites across the country at Allendale, Mich. (Great Lakes Conference); Wichita, Kan. (Great Plains); Johnson City, Tenn. (Mid-Atlantic); Williamsport, Pa. (Mideast); Durham, N.H. (Northeast); Ellensburg, Wash. (Northwest); Orlando, Fla. (Southeast); Austin, Texas (Southwest); and St. George, Utah (West Coast).
The 2014 NCWA Championships are March 13-15 in Allen, Texas.
Conf. Auto. Bids Wildcards = Total
Northeast 6 13 = 19
Mid-Atlantic 6 10 = 16
Southeast 6 10 = 16
Mideast 5 10 = 15
Great Lakes 4 6 = 10
West Coast 3 5 = 8
Great Plains 3 2 = 5
Northwest 2 4 = 6
Southwest 1 6 = 7