NCAA ANNOUNCES 2011 DIVISION I WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE SOLD OUT
INDIANAPOLIS---The Division I Wrestling Committee, Rider University and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference have announced that tickets for the 2011 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships are sold out.
"The committee is absolutely thrilled to see the wrestling championships sold out for the second year in a row," said Derek van der Merwe, chair of the Division I Wrestling Committee and senior associate director of athletics at Central Michigan University. "This championship event continues to grow and it is great to see how the city of Philadelphia and the college wrestling community have enhanced this."
The three-day event, taking place March 17-19 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa., officially sold out of all-session tickets, and because of this no single session tickets will be available for the championships.
The NCAA Fan Festival, a free event for all fans, will be open March 17-19 from 1-7 p.m. each day at Lincoln Financial Field. Events include USA Wrestling National Team practices, the "Family Ties" National Wrestling Hall of Fame presentation and display, the NWCA Coaches Clinic and the annual Semifinals Preview Show. Additionally, there will be daily autograph sessions, a trivia contest, the WIN Magazine Memorabilia Show and a "Taste of Philadelphia" food, beverage and lounge area.
Tickets for the 2012 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo., go on sale Thursday, March 17. To purchase tickets or for more information on the wrestling championships, log on to NCAA.com/wrestling.