Event will feature Wrestling Stars and is Free to the Public during Wrestling Championships
PITTSBURGH - Wrestling fans attending the 2019 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, March 21-23, will have another opportunity to celebrate the sport at the free NCAA Wrestling Fan Fest at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, located only a few blocks northwest of PPG Paints Arena. The NCAA Wrestling Fan Fest, held between sessions of the national tournament, is a great place to experience the energy and excitement of the championships, even for fans who don’t have a ticket to the wrestling championships.
The event is open Thursday, March 21, 3-7 p.m.; Friday, March 22, 2-7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, March 23, 1-6:30 p.m.
“Fan Fest’s primary objective is to provide the ultimate wrestling experience for fans, so we encourage Pittsburghers and our visitors to stop by and find out what all of the excitement is about,” said Jennifer Hawkins, executive director of SportsPITTSBURGH.
USA Wrestling will hold its World Team practices at the beginning of each Fan Fest session, so fans will see some of the biggest names in the sport go through a live workout.
There will also be numerous stage presentations and autograph sessions featuring past Olympic and world champions, NCAA champions and legendary former coaches. This year’s featured line-up includes:
As the sports development division of VisitPITTSBURGH, SportsPITTSBURGH’s primary goal is to attract and host a wide variety of sporting events while providing planners and local stakeholders with the expertise and professionalism required to host a world-class event in the Pittsburgh region.