QUESTIONS FROM COACHES AND ASSESSORS
1. What if a student-athlete doesn't have a photo identification?
Assume the person is who he/she professes to be.
Photo ID's may include driver's license, school ID, yearbook photos, etc.
2. What should wrestlers wear for the Alpha weigh-in and assessment?
Male wrestlers MUST wear shorts. Females
must wear shorts and a sportsQ.
Can an allowance be made for the clothing worn during the weigh-in
of the Alpha assessment?
- no allowance can be made.
If a wrestler "fails" the hydration test should we continue the assessment
No. The wrestler must wait 48 hours before he/she may be assessed.
What happens if we do the Alpha weight and assessment on December 2?
Will we be able to wrestle on December 4?
An assessor is permitted 72 hours to enter the Alpha assessment data. No
wrestler is permitted to wrestle until the
Alpha Master Roster and the
individual's personal information can be printed. Check with
to see when the data will be online.
Can a team have two different Alpha weight and assessment dates?
The intent is to have the team be present and assessed with another team. Students who come out for wrestling at a later
date would be assessed after they joined the team and before they wrestle in any match.
7. Is it correct that Lange calipers or an equally good set must be used?
8. Is each OHSAA assessor operating under the CLIA certificate obtained by
Yes, The OHSAA obtained a CLIA certificate waiver which permits all
to utilize reagent strips to test hydration in order to
provide a body fat assessment.
9. Must Bayer reagent strips be used?
OHSAA regulations state such. However,
a number of assessors have called with concerns that their employers use comparable, but
different brands. In such cases we allow
the use of comparable strips.
Where can we find a listing of Bodpod sites?
OHSAA wrestling page has a listing.