Wrestling fans eager to witness the historic Association of Career Wrestlers debut event can now purchase general admission tickets online, Tour ACW announced Sunday.
Tour ACW – which offers wrestlers an opportunity to continue in their sport beyond traditional options such as the Olympics, mixed martial arts or pro wrestling -- will have its first-ever event at the Hyatt Regency at Pittsburgh International Airport on Sunday, Oct. 20.
The remainder of the 300 total tickets available for the event which had not sold through Social Memberships are now available to the public. These tickets will use a dynamic pricing model and have been divided into four price brackets, starting as low as $30 per person. Fans who buy their tickets early will be able to receive tickets at a lower price. Once tickets are sold out in a price bracket there will be no more tickets available at that price.
Social memberships will still be available for purchase at the same price with the option to purchase one additional ticket for $30.
In describing Tour ACW in a late July interview with InterMat, Teague Moore, American University head coach who’s one of the founders of the organization, said, “We’re attempting to start a new style of wrestling, with new rules that bring together elements of folkstyle and freestyle. The idea is to create a more fan-friendly, action-packed event.”
“There are two ways for a wrestler to win: by pinning his opponent, or by being the first to score ten points,” said Moore.
The initial Tour ACW event in Pittsburgh will have openings for 16 male wrestlers in each of five weight classes: 135, 155, 170, 205, and 265 pounds. (“We hope to grow to offer more opportunities in the future,” Moore told InterMat.)
To purchase tickets -- or learn more about the Association of Career Wrestlers -- visit the Tour ACW website.
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