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Team scoring and criteria for Captains’ Cup, Feb. 13-14

by Taylor Miller, USA Wrestling

The Captains’ Cup presented by Titan Mercury Wrestling Club, a women’s freestyle dual event, is set to take place on Feb. 13-14 live on FloWrestling.

The event that will showcase six teams comprised of the USA’s top women’s freestyle athletes competing for $50,000.


Below is the team scoring and points of criteria in the event of a dual tie.

Team Scoring for the Captains’ Cup
VFA:  5-0 - Victory by fall
VIN:  5-0 - Victory by injury

VCA:  5-0 - Victory by 3 cautions
VSU:  4-0 - Victory by technical superiority/opponent did not score a point
VSU1:  4-1 - Victory by technical superiority/opponent scored at least one point
VPO:  3-0 - Victory by points/opponent did not score a point
VPO1:  3-1 - Victory by points/opponent scored at least one point
DSQ:  5-0 - Disqualification/behavior during or before a bout 
2DSQ:  0-0 - Double Disqualification/both athletes disqualified due to infractions

Winner of a head-to-head
In case of a tied match (same number of victories, like 3-3) between two teams, the winner will be determined by successively reviewing the following criteria: 

  • The total of classification points 
  • The most victories by fall, default, forfeit or disqualification 
  • The most match victories by technical superiority 
  • The most technical points obtained during the match 
  • The fewest technical points given during the match 
  • The outcome of the last bout competed 
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