Yesterday, Iowa City made national wrestling headlines when it was announced by UWW and USA Wrestling that Carver-Hawkeye Arena will host the 2018 World Cup. Josh Schamberger, who is the President of the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, was instrumental in the process of Iowa City landing the bid. Schamberger’s efforts have also played a key role in Carver serving as the U.S Olympic Team Trials in both 2012 and 2016.

Listen below to Schamberger on how the deal came together and the plans going forward:

By Ross Bartachek (@rossbchek)

Lead Editor of IA Wrestle