Welcome to the 2017 Bayou Duals Wrestling Tournament.


St. Amant High School and East Ascension High School would like to invite you and your team to come and enjoy our hospitality and the competition at our 9th Annual Bayou Duals Wrestling Tournament. The Deep South Bayou Duals is one of the premier high school wrestling events in the region, and features some of the top teams from around the United States. Our goal is to offer participating teams plenty of quality matches as we constantly strive to bring in excellent competition and diverse styles of wrestling.  We also thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to expose our out of state friends to a little bit of Cajun Country.


2017 Event Information

Location:  Baton Rouge River Center – 275 River Rd S, Baton Rouge, LA        

Format:  40 – 48 Team Dual Meet Tournament with Pools leading to Brackets on day 2.  Teams will be separated into eight pools on day one to determine bracket placement on day two. The 1st & 2nd place finishers from each pool will advance to the, sixteen team, Championship Bracket. The 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th place pool finishers will advance to four separate eight team brackets.   

Times:   Weigh-ins begin at 7:30 am, wrestling starts at ~ 9:00 am, on both days.

Entry Fees:
Early Bird (before October 15th)  $300 entry fee, to be paid no later than October 15th.
Regular Entry (October 15th – December 1st)  $375 entry fee, to be paid no later than December 1st.
Late Registration (December 1st – Day of the event):  $450.00 entry fee paid no later than the day of the event.

Spectator Fees:
Spectator fees will be $15 each day or $25 for both under 5 years old is free.  These will be for purchase at the River Center throughout the event.

Make Checks Payable to:
St. Amant Wrestling

Mail Checks to:
C/O Coach Brian Hess
St. Amant Wrestling
43184 Bayou Narcisse Rd.
Gonzales, LA 70737

School Address: 

Awards:  Trophies for the top 8 teams.  Lower & Upper OW awards.  Medals for top 3 teams.  Plaques for Placement bracket winners.   Lower & Upper OW award.

Social:  The Deep South Bayou Duals complementary Coaches Social will take place on Thursday night following the completion of wrestling. Don’t miss the amazing mouthwatering spread of Cajun Cuisine (Times/Location will be provided at a later date).

Host Hotel:  The Belle of Baton Rouge is the Host Hotel of the 2017 Deep South Bayou Duals. It is situated just across the street from the River Center and gives excellent access to downtown Baton Rouge.

Book & Play Requirement

We have negotiated special rates with area hotels and are working with GoAthlete to provide first class customer service for teams needing hotel rooms.
**All participating teams are required to make their accommodations at one of our official hotels.


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Patrick Mahoney - patrick.mahoney@apsb.org
Brian Hess - brian.hess@apsb.org

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