W: Ticket sales begin Jan. 30 for OHSAA state wrestling tournament
January 24, 2012By E. Shawn Aylsworth of Ohio Preps Authority
COLUMBUS – Public all-session ticket sales for the 2012 Ohio High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Tournament begin Monday, Jan. 30, at 10 a.m. – and plenty of tickets are expected to be available.
The state tournament will be held March 1-3 at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. The cost for an all-session ticket book (five sessions) is $75 for the entry and club levels and $55 for the terrace level.
Tickets can be purchased in person at Ticketmaster locations (including most Kroger stores), by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or by going online at ticketmaster.com. Ticketmaster orders will also include applicable service charges.
To avoid service charges, tickets can be purchased in person at the OSU Athletic Ticket Office (located in the southeast corner of the Schottenstein Center) during regular office hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Single-session ticket sales for the state tournament begin Monday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m., with tickets priced at $15. Single-session tickets can be purchased by following the same procedures listed above for all-session ticket orders. A large quantity of single-session tickets is also expected.
The 75th Annual OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament schedule is as follows:
Thursday, March 1
- Division III Preliminaries 3p
- Division II Preliminaries 4:20p
- Division I Preliminaries 5:50p
- Division III Consolation Round 1 7:20p
- Division II Consolation Rounds 1 8p
- Division I Consolation Round 1 8:45p
Friday, March 2
- Division III Quarterfinals 10a
- Division II Quarterfinals 10:40p
- Division I Quarterfinals 11:25a
- Division III Consolation Round 2 12:15p
- Division II Consolation Round 2 1p
- Division I Consolation Round 2 1:45p
- All Divisions Championship Semifinals 6:30p
- All Divisions Consolation Quarterfinals 8:50p
Saturday, March 3
- All Divisions Consolation Semifinals 10a
- All Divisions Third-, Fifth- and Seventh-Place Matches 11a
- Hall of Fame Ceremonies and Parade of Champions 5:15p
- All Divisions First-Place Matches 5:45p