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Cadet National Duals to begin Thursday in Kansas City, Mo.

Cadet National Duals to begin Thursday in Kansas City, Mo.

The popular Cadet National Dual Meet Championships will be held June 26-29 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo.

State-level teams will compete in dual meet action in both Olympic styles of the sport, freestyle and Greco-Roman. Cadets are athletes who are 15 and 16 years old.

The Greco-Roman wrestling competition will be held on Thursday, June 26 and Friday, June 27.

In Greco-Roman, Illinois claimed the team title last year, after stopping Minnesota by a 46-27 finals score in the championship dual.

The freestyle competition will be held Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29

In freestyle, Pennsylvania is the defending champion, after defeating host Team Missouri, 53-22 in the championship dual.