NIU to host 2011 MAC wrestling championships

Logo of the MAC Wrestling ChampionshipsNIU will host the 2011 Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships this weekend at the NIU Convocation Center.

Six teams will vie Saturday, March 5, and Sunday, March 6, for the right to be called MAC Champion, while 60 wrestlers will compete for 10 individual titles and 18 spots in the NCAA Championships.

Tickets

Fans can purchase tickets to the 2011 MAC Wrestling Championships at the Convocation Center Box Office or by calling (815) 752-6800. There are two ticket options available: a two-day pass and single day ticket price.

Ticket prices

Two-Day Pass / Single Day
Adult: $15 / $10
Youth/Senior: $10 /$6
Group (10 or more): $8 / $4
MAC students: No charge with valid university ID

Schedule of Events (all times Central)

Saturday, March 5
12 p.m. Doors Open to the Public
12:55 p.m. National Anthem
1 p.m. Preliminary Matches
2:50 p.m. Introduction of Teams
3 p.m. Semifinals
5 p.m. Consolation Semifinals

Sunday, March 6
10 a.m. Doors Open to the Public
11 a.m. 5th and 6th Place Matches
11:55 a.m. National Anthem
12 p.m. Championship and Consolation Finals
3 p.m. Awards Presentations (immediately following final match)

For more information about NIU wrestling and Huskie athletics, visit www.niuhuskies.com.

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