Dr. Pepper Arena To Host World Class Wrestling Events Feb. 26-28 and March 4-6

Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco will host two exciting world class wrestling events involving teams from the Pan-American Nations (those in North, South and Central America). Both events are organized and held by USA Wrestling and United World Wrestling (UWW) the weekends of February 26-28 and March 4-6.

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The Pan American Championships Feb. 26-28 will feature countries such as the USA, Brazil, Canada, Chile, and Cuba in all eight senior level weight classes per wrestling style. Qualification rounds for Women’s Freestyle will occur on Friday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., with the Finals taking place from 6-8 p.m. following the event’s 5:30 p.m. Opening Ceremony.

The Men’s Freestyle qualification rounds will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., with the Finals occurring from 6-8 p.m. that evening. Sunday will be highlighted by the Greco-Roman Style qualification rounds from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and the Finals from 6-8 p.m.

The following weekend, March 4-6 will feature the Pan-American Olympic Games qualifier (for those nations that have not yet qualified) in preparation for the Summer Olympics to be held this August 4-22 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The first and second place finishers in each weight class will qualify that nation’s weight for the Summer Games.

2016-rio-olympic-logo-7Events will feature only the six Olympic weight classes per wrestling style. Qualification rounds for Women’s Freestyle will occur on Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., with the Finals taking place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. following the event’s 5 p.m. Opening Ceremony.

The Men’s Freestyle qualification rounds will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., with the Finals occurring from 5-7 p.m. that evening. Sunday will be highlighted by the Greco-Roman Style qualification rounds from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and the Finals from 5-7 p.m.

Single Day Passes are available at $14.50, or you may choose the $39.50 Three Day Pass, or the all-inclusive $59.50 Six Day Pass by logging into http://usawevents.sportngin.com/panams.

For more information about living in Frisco, please feel free to drop me a note at judiwright@ebby.com, or call me at (214) 597-2985. For home information in Frisco, Texas visit www.judiwright.com. Blog by Top Realtor Judi Wright with Ebby Halliday – The Judi Wright Team.

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