The 66th WIAA Individual Wrestling Championships open this afternoon and evening at the Kohl Center in Madison.
There will be champions crowned in 14 weight classes in three divisions. There are 235 schools represented at this year's individual championships, including 95 from Division 1, 68 from Division 2 and 72 from Division 3.
Wausau West has qualified the most wrestlers to the field in Division 1 with 9, and Kaukauna and Wisconsin Rapids are next in line with 8. Pewaukee has qualified the most Division 2 wrestlers with 9 and in Division 3, Coleman has the distinction of having the most qualifiers with 10. Mineral Point is next with eight qualifiers.
Minneral Point has produced the most individual championships with 44. Stoughton has claimed 41 individual titles, and Milwaukee South is next with 39.
A total of 10 returning champions are in this field and there are 22 wrestlers who enter the State Tournament this weekend undefeated.
Action starts this afternoon at 3pm with Division 1 preliminaries. D-1 Quarterfinals get underway at 5:15pm and Division 2 and 3 preliminaries start at 7:15 tonight.