All-session tickets will go on sale beginning at noon on Friday, December 7 for the NJSIAA/Rothman Orthopaedics Wrestling Championships, which will again be held at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
This year will mark the 75th Anniversary of the boys tournament, while it also be the first year that a championship tournament will be held for girls. The weekend will determine the individual champions in each boys and girls weight class.
The boys competition will run from Thursday, February 28 (prelims starting at 2:30 p.m.) through Saturday, March 2. The girls championship will begin on Friday, March 1 (starting at 6:00 p.m) and conclude along with the boys the following day.
All-session tickets are priced at $40 and will go on sale through Ticketmaster.com, the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone (800-745-3000) beginning at noon on December 7. The public sale has a limit of 10 tickets per order. Single-session reserved tickets are $10 and will go on sale at noon on Friday, January 25.
Group sales for all-session tickets will be available for orders consisting of a minimum of 11 tickets and maximum of 50 tickets per order. Group orders will be accepted starting on Tuesday, December 4. Requested seating is not guaranteed. A $4 service charge per ticket will be added to group sales purchases. Group tickets can be purchased by calling 609-348-7022 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior citizens (65 or older), children (2-12) and students with a valid grade school or high school ID are eligible for a $2 ticket beginning on Thursday, February 28. These will be available through the weekend of the event. These discounts are available only at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office with a valid ID.
The wrestling in Atlantic City is the culmination of an event that began with district competition leading into the boys Region tournaments over the prior two weeks. The inaugural girls tournament will include wrestlers who advanced out of Region tournaments.
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