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Website for the U S Olympic Team Trials has been re launched

By Gary Abbott | Nov. 07, 2007, 3:22 p.m. (ET)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The official website for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling and Judo, has been re-launched, and will be a great resource for fans who wish to follow and attend this event.

Wrestling fans seeking to purchase tickets, receive updated information on the event, and be eligible for regular prize drawings, should visit.

The 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling and Judo will be held June 13-15, 2008 at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

The website will have regular updates and features about the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, including information on the athletes who earn the right to compete in this historic event.

This website was also used to help promote and support the 2007 World Team Trials event. It will now exclusively provide information on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling and Judo.

Las Vegas Events, the local organizers for the competion, will again provide prize drawings for those who sign up with their "On The Mat Club."

Fans who go to the website and sign up for the On The Mat Club will be eligible for monthly prize drawings, where a "six pack" of great gifts are given to a lucky prize winner.

On The Mat Club members will also be eligible to win the Grand Prize, which includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations and two All-Session tickets to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling and Judo.

There will also be regular updates on competition, athletes and activities at the U.S. Olympic Trials which will be sent exclusively to the On The Mat Club.

The website also allows fans to buy tickets directly for the event.

During all three days of the tournament, the preliminary session will be held at 10:00 a.m., with the U.S. Olympic Team Trials finals series and third place matches set for 5:00 p.m. There will be six weight classes contested each day, with the U.S. Olympic Team position determined in each division in a one-day competition format.

The Thomas & Mack Center has a seating capacity of 12,500. Tickets have been made available equally to both Wrestling as well as Judo fans on a first come, first serve basis. This major sports arena provides outstanding seating locations where fans can truly enjoy watching all of the Olympic-caliber action.