All-Session tickets for 2014 Freestyle World Cup on sale to general public starting today

By USA Wrestling | Feb. 12, 2014, 6:06 p.m. (ET)
Discounted All-Session tickets for the 2014 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup went on sale to the general public starting today, Wednesday, February 12.

The 2014 Freestyle World Cup will be held at the Forum, presented by Chase, March 15-16 in Inglewood, Calif. The World Cup is the annual international dual meet championships, and features the top 10 men’s freestyle wrestling teams in the world.

Tickets are now available via Ticketmaster, through http://www.ticketmaster.com/, www.fabulousforum.com, and The Forum Box Office. The phone number for Ticketmaster is 800-745-3000.

The discounted All-Session tickets for the two-day event will be available for a limited time, and at three price levels:
• General Admission (Sections 201-211 and 225-236) for $50 face value
• Preferred Seating (in the 100 levels) for $130 face value
• VIP (100 levels center mat) for $270 face value.

All Ticketmaster purchases are subject to a convenience fee.

There will be two sessions of wrestling action each day of the Freestyle World Cup. On Saturday, March 14, there will be sessions held at 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. On Sunday, March 15, the first session is at 11:00 a.m., with the First Place and Third Place Championship Duals set for 5:00 p.m.

The 10 nations which will compete for the World Cup are (alphabetically): Armenia, Georgia, India, Iran, Japan, Mongolia, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States. Nations were invited based upon final team standings at the 2013 World Championships.

The most recent Freestyle World Cup was held in Tehran, Iran in February 2013, with Iran winning the team title, Russia placing second and the United States placing third.

For more information on the Freestyle World Cup, visit: www.wrestlingworldcup.com

FREESTYLE WORLD CUP
at the Forum, presented by Chase, Inglewood, Calif., March 14-15

Event Schedule


Saturday, March 15
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Session I
5:00 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies
5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Session II

Sunday, March 16
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Session III
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Championship Final, Dual Meets for First Place and Third Place, and Award Ceremonies

ABOUT THE FORUM
The Forum underwent a reinvention that has created a thriving venue for both artists and music fans. The Forum opened on January 15 as the largest indoor performance venue in the country designed with a focus on music and entertainment. Architecturally, the interior of the bowl has been completely modernized and features flexible seating, ranging from 17,500 seats to 8,000 seats, enabling the venue to attract a wide variety of events. In addition to completely refurbished concourses, fans will enjoy approximately 8,000 square feet of new event level hospitality offerings, including food and beverage, merchandise and bathrooms. A tinted glass wall separates this concession area from the arena; ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the performance. Additionally, the Forum delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for artists thanks to its superior acoustics, intimate ambiance and state-of-the-art facilities. The new Forum was designed with artists in mind and includes seven, star-caliber dressing rooms that feature upgraded amenities, providing an unparalleled experience for all entertainers and performers. For more information, please visit www.fabulousforum.com.

ABOUT USA WRESTLING
USA Wrestling is the National Governing Body for the Sport of Wrestling in the United States and, as such, is its representative to the United States Olympic Committee and the International Wrestling Federation FILA. Simply, USA Wrestling is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the nation and works to create interest and participation in these programs. Its president is James Ravannack, and its Executive Director is Rich Bender.

ABOUT FILA
FILA, the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles, is the global governing body of the sport of wrestling. It works to promote the sport and facilitate the activities of its 177 national federations from around the world. It is based in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland.

To learn more about FILA visit its official website, http://www.fila-official.com/; Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/fila.official, or Twitter handle, @FILA_Official.
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