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STAMPEDE SHOWDOWN International Mas-Wrestling Tournament

Stampede Showdown

International Mas-Wrestling Tournament


This competition is held with the aim of promotion and development Mas-Wrestling in North America
         We aim to:

- Strengthen international sport relationships;

- Showcase Calgary to the International Community;

- Showcase Mas-Wrestling and Yakutian Culture to residents of Calgary and the whole world;

- Determination of the best athletes in the world.

Date and venue 

Competitions are held on July 11-14, 2024 in Calgary, Canada. 



July 11 (Thursday) - Arrival Day: 

July 12 (Friday)

10am - 2pm - Registration of participants and weigh in.

Address: The Strength Edge, 4828 Pacific Rd NE, T2E 5S5, Calgary, Alberta.  

July 13 (Saturday) - Competition Day

Venue: Location TBD

Time TBD – opening ceremony, parade of participants;

Time TBD - qualifying and elimination matches;

Time TBD – consolation and semifinal matches;

Time TBD – final matches and awarding.

7pm - After Party

July 14 (Sunday) - Departure Day.

*Changes are possible in the Program.


Delegations which require a visa for entry into Canada, should request an invitation from
         Please include the following information in your request for an invitation:

- Full Name;

- Birth Date;

- Telephone №;

- Full Home Address;

- Scanned copy or photo of passport.

Visa invitations will be at the sole discretion of Mas Wrestling Canada.      


General management of preparation of the tournament is a joint effort between the UWMWA, IMWF and Mas-Wrestling Canada.


Men and women aged 18 or elder are allowed to participate in the competitions at the personal invitation of Mas-Wrestling Canada. 

Weight categories:

·       Men: 80 kg, 95 kg, 110 kg, 110+ kg;

·       Women: 60 kg, 75 kg, 75+ kg.

Non-Canadian countries are permitted up to four participants per weight category. 

All athletes must have sportswear according to Mas-Wrestling rules:

Men – tight-fitting or loose shorts for Mas-Wrestling (red and blue), sports shoes without spikes;

Women – tight-fitting or shorts for Mas-Wrestling (red and blue), sports jersey or T-shirt, sport shoes without spikes.

Athletes are allowed to use:

 - belts not exceeding 10 cm in width;

 - knee and elbow sleeves not exceeding 30 cm in width;

- sport taping;

 - liquid and powder magnesium chalk, no tacky.

Insurance of participants 

Participants must present proof of adequate medical insurance in Canada, otherwise he/she will be denied participation.

Competition Format:

Any category with 5 or less athletes will be round-robin format.

Categories with 6 or more athletes will be double-elimination tournament format.

Order of competitors (and byes in the case of an odd number of athletes) will be determined by a random draw.

Categories with less than 4 athletes will be joined with the above category in the tournament brackets, but athletes in the lower category will still be ranked in their category. 

Depending on the number of participants, a change in the system of the competition is possible.


Top three athletes (1st, 2nd and two 3rd places) in each weight category are awarded with diplomas, medals and prize money. 

Prize money total at least $2450 CAD. Pending sponsors this could increase:

- the 1st places – at least $200; 

- the 2nd places – at least $100;

- the 3rd places – at least $50.

Financial conditions

Expenditures for preparation of the competition venue, purchase of sports equipment are provided by the Mas-Wrestling Canada. 

Visa, travel, accommodation and meals are the responsibility of the sending national federations. Pending sponsorship, some expenses may be covered.

Application for participation 

Preliminary applications to participate in the tournament indicating the number of athletes, coaches and representatives should be submitted until March 30, 2024. The final deadline for athlete applications will be June 30, 2024. A $80 CAD fee will be required for an athlete to participate.

Please send an applications to

Supporting documents should be submitted by email (scanned copy), or on the weigh/in and registration date.  

This Regulation is an official challenge to the competition.


STAMPEDE SHOWDOWN International Mas-Wrestling Tournament
Olympic Plaza, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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