AUSTIN, Texas – Today, USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States, and FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, have announced that the general public will be able to order tickets for the two 2019 Final X events starting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, online through FinalX.tv
Final X: Rutgers will be hosted at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC) on the campus of Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J., on Saturday, June 8. Final X: Lincoln will be hosted at the Bob Devaney Center on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Saturday, June 15.
The Final X series will determine the 2019 U.S. Senior World Teams in all three of the Olympic disciplines. There will be a best-of-three series to determine who will wrestle at the 2019 Senior World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sept. 14-22, 2019.
Ticket prices will be the same for both Final X locations this year. There are two sessions in each Final X event, and a ticket will cover admission for both sessions that day. The price breakdown for Final X tickets in both Rutgers and Lincoln are:
- VIP Floor - $100
- Reserved seating (100 level) - $65
- General Admission (200 – 300 level) - $40
- Group (GA only) – Buy 10 or more tickets and get $40 off
A pre-sale for season-ticket holders for Rutgers wrestling and for Nebraska wrestling has already begun. This pre-sale opportunity will be conducted prior to the start of ticket sales to the general public on Jan. 22.
Each of the 30 World Championships weight classes have been assigned to a Final X location:
June 8 Final X: Rutgers weight classes
Men’s Freestyle: 65 kg, 79 kg, 86 kg, 92 kg, 125 kg
Women’s Freestyle: 50 kg, 57 kg, 65 kg, 68 kg, 72 kg
Greco-Roman: 55 kg, 67 kg, 77 kg, 82 kg, 87 kg
June 15 Final X: Lincoln weight classes
Men’s Freestyle: 57 kg, 61 kg, 70 kg, 74 kg, 97 kg
Women’s Freestyle: 53 kg, 55 kg, 59 kg, 62 kg, 76 kg
Greco-Roman: 60 kg, 63 kg, 72 kg, 97 kg, 130 kg
Both of these events will have exclusive live and on-demand coverage on FloWrestling, as well as on the FloSports apps on iOS, Roku and Apple TV 4.
The exact time of each session for each Final X event will be announced shortly. In addition, the specific weight classes for each session will be announced at a later date.
Athletes who were World medalists in 2018 will advance directly to Final X, if they declare they will compete in the same weight class again this year by a specific date to be determined.
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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 United World Wrestling, the international wrestling federation. USA Wrestling is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the nation and works to create interest and participation in these programs. USA Wrestling has more than 237,000 members, including athletes, coaches, officials, parents, fans and others who are actively involved in the sport. Its president is Bruce Baumgartner, and its Executive Director is Rich Bender.