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Published December 29, 2013, 09:43 PM

Moorhead parents question wrestling protocol

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Moorhead parents are calling a situation their daughter was caught in inappropriate. Over the weekend, the Rumble on the Red tournament was held at the Dome, a wrestling tournament which draws in thousands of people. But it was before the match, where the Dahl family says officials weren't thinking clearly.

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Moorhead parents are calling a situation their daughter was caught in inappropriate.

Over the weekend, the Rumble on the Red tournament was held at the Dome, a wrestling tournament which draws in thousands of people.

But it was before the match, where the Dahl family says officials weren't thinking clearly.

Before each tournament, wrestlers go through skin checks and weigh-ins so they can compete.

And it was during one of the examines where this family says their daughter's privacy was violated.

"There's more and more girls that are joining wrestling now."

Still, meager compared to the Rumble on the Red turnout this weekend.

Where thousands of boys competed, and just a handful of girls.

Including Hannah, a 14-year-old wrestler.

But during regular skin checks and weigh-ins her family says something went wrong.

Dale Dahl/Concerned Parent: "They tell them to bring their singlets down to their waste."

Of course, Hannah a two year veteran had a sports bra on.

But off camera, the teen tells me, this is the first time she's had to take her uniform off.

Kerri Dahl/Concerned Parent: "Right in front of everybody and you know, that's demeaning to little girls."

Dale: "It's not fair, it's degrading to them."

In front of a dome full moms, dads, coaches and her peers.

Kerri: "They need to have that privacy away from the boys."

Dale: "They should have some form of guideline for them or something else to where they have their privacy areas."

Hannah Dahl is the only girl at Horizon Middle School to join wrestling this year.

But as seasons go on it’s only likely more and more will make this roster.

Kerri: "We've got a mass majority of girls that are joining this which, go girls, you know what, do it as much as possible. But they need to make sure they have these safety precautions in effect for all of these girls."

Because of the holiday break school officials were not able to comment, but we look forward to hearing from them soon.

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