COLUMBUS, Ohio Public all-session ticket sales for the 2013 Ohio High School Athletic Association State Individual Wrestling Tournament began January 15, and plenty of tickets are expected to be available. The state tournament is February 28 and March 1 and 2 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 each for the Entry and Club Levels and $55 each 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 on-line 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 with office hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Single-session ticket sales for the state tournament begin on Monday, February 25, at 10:00 a.m., with tickets priced at $15 each. 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 76th Annual OHSAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament schedule is as follows: Thursday, February 28: Session 1 3:00-Division III Preliminaries; 4:20-Division II Preliminaries; 5:50-Division I Preliminaries; 7:20-Division III Consolation Round 1; 8:00-Division II Consolation Rounds 1; 8:45-Division I Consolation Round 1; Friday, March 1: Session 2 10:00-Division III Quarterfinals; 10:40-Division II Quarterfinals; 11:25-Division I Quarterfinals; 12:15-Division III Consolation Round 2; 1:00-Division II Consolation Round 2; 1:45-Division I Consolation Round 2; Session 3 6:30-All Divisions Championship Semifinals; 8:50-All Divisions Consolation Quarterfinals; and Saturday, March 2: Session 4 10:00-All Divisions Consolation Semifinals; 11:00-All Divisions Third-, Fifth- and Seventh-Place Matches; Session 5 5:15-Hall of Fame Ceremonies and Parade of Champions; 5:45-All Divisions First-Place Matches.
Presale tickets for the first OHSAA State Team Wrestling Tournament will not be available. Tickets for the tournament, which will be held Saturday, February 9, at Ohio States St. John Arena, will all be sold at the door and cost $10 per person for each of the two sessions. Session one includes quarterfinals at 11 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. and semifinals at 3:30 p.m., while session two is the finals that begin at 8 p.m.