-The deadline to submit an application is 5pm on Monday March 25, 2019. -Pre-bids will be announced on Thursday March 28, 2019. -Each pre-bid awarded reduces the number of contestants you can enter in that event at Regionals by 1.-Applicants who do not receive a pre-bid may still register to compete at their Regional before the April 1st, 2019 registration deadline.-If an applicant is awarded a pre-bid, they must accept. (They may not opt to attend Regionals instead).-If a contestant who receives a pre-bid drops/withdraws from the State Tournament prior to April 1st, the bid may be offered to the next highest ranked applicant.
Up to (4) pre-bids will be awarded in each category for the Class A tournament and (4) in each category for the Class BCD tournament. Pre-bids are based solely on the contestant’s three best tournaments from the invitational season as submitted by the coach. All applications will be reviewed for accuracy using the publicly available results (as posted on ie.hirelesmana.com or 4n6tab.com).