For the standard USA Wrestling age and weight categories, double-elimination line-bracketing with complete wrestle-backs to sixth (6th) place. True 2nd place matches will be contested unless the 2nd and 3rd place finishers have already wrestled.
Weight classes with five (5) wrestlers or fewer will wrestle a Round Robin format.
All athletes will be separated by club, in addition to the following levels of separation:
Level 1: Previous year's Tour of America champion in age group
Level 2: Previous year's Tour of America place winner in age group
Level 3: Previous year's Tour of America champion or place winner in younger age group