Tickets on Sale for the 2007 USA Wrestling World Team Trials; Event Set for Las Vegas, June 9-10


LAS VEGAS – December 4, 2006 – Tickets are now available for the 2007 USA Wrestling World Team Trials, set for the Las Vegas Convention Center, June 9-10, 2007.

All tickets are available starting at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on Monday, Dec. 4. Fans are encouraged to place their order to secure the best seats for the competition.

The USA Wrestling World Team Trials features the best Olympic-level wrestlers in the nation battling for coveted positions on the U.S. team. A variety of ticket options have been developed and can immediately be ordered online or via the telephone.

This event will determine the 2007 U.S. World Team that will compete at the 2007 World Wrestling Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan in all three Olympic wrestling styles: men’s freestyle, men’s Greco-Roman and women’s freestyle. Numerous past World and Olympic medalists will be on display during the competition.

Tickets for the 2007 U.S. World Team Trials can be purchased in three ways. There will be an All-Event price, which covers every session during the two days of action. There is a single-day All-Session price, for fans to attend every session on a specific day. There is also a Single Session ticket price. These options allow spectators to find the best ticket plan to fit their needs and budget.

There are three seat location options, Gold, Silver and Bronze, with the Gold seats considered the most desirable. Those who purchase the Gold seats must purchase an All-Event ticket. Those ordering seats in the Silver and Bronze sections may select from all three ticket package plans.

Gold - $150
Silver - $75
Bronze - $40

Silver - $40
Bronze - $25

Silver - $25
Bronze - $15

Tickets can be purchased by calling 866-388-FANS or online at:

“The U.S. World Team Trials is among the most exciting spectator events in the sports community,” said USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender. “Every sports fan should make plans to attend this outstanding showcase competition. Combined with the amazing variety of entertainment options that Las Vegas offers, this is a can’t-miss wrestling weekend.”

The local organizing committee for the 2007 U.S. World Team Trials is Las Vegas Events, which has successfully hosted numerous major sports events in the city.

“We’re pleased to announce that tickets for the 2007 World Team Trials will be on sale,” said Pat Christenson, president of Las Vegas Events.� “This event is the first step in our partnership with USA Wrestling, and we look forward to hosting all of the athletes, coaches, fans and members of the media next June.� Las Vegas has proven in the past to be an ideal event destination, and we think the 2007 World Team Trials will provide another great opportunity to showcase everything our city has to offer.”

In addition to the 2007 U.S. World Team Trials, Las Vegas Events is partnering with USA Wrestling to host the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling at the Thomas and Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, June 13-15, 2008.

Each year, Las Vegas plays host to numerous major sports events including the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, NASCAR Nextel Cup and Craftsman Truck Series events, NHRA Drag Racing, USA Basketball Men’s Senior National Team Training and Exhibition, the Las Vegas Bowl, PBR World Finals, Vegoose Music Festival and the signature New Year’s Eve production, America‘s Party.

Among the major wrestling events held in Las Vegas has been the U.S. National Wrestling Championships, which has been held in the city 18 of the last 20 years. Included in the event has been the U.S. Senior Nationals, plus the Veterans Nationals, the FILA Junior Nationals and the Western Junior Regionals.

With the announcement of the ticket prices today, Las Vegas Events has launched an aggressive marketing campaign to encourage the wrestling community and the general public to attend the 2007 U.S. World Team Trials and enjoy the many entertainment and cultural activities available in Las Vegas.

As the host city, Las Vegas is a world-class travel destination. Las Vegas offers spectacular shopping, dining, entertainment, and non-stop excitement 24 hours a day. With approximately 133,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone, more than 38.7 million visitors are expected to make the city their convention and tourist destination this year.

For the best seating, plan ahead and order your tickets for the 2007 U.S. World Team Trials today.

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