Iowa Hawkeyes Release 2017-18 Wrestling Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The 2017-18 home schedule released Wednesday by the University of Iowa wrestling  program includes visits from top 10 programs Oklahoma State, Michigan, and Minnesota, and a weekend in April that features eight countries from around the globe competing at the 2018 United World Wrestling World Cup.

FIGHT FOR IOWA FRIDAY
Of the eight dates on the NCAA home schedule, at least six are contested on a Friday inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes host Oklahoma State on Friday, Jan. 12, and the Golden Gophers on Friday, Feb. 2. The Wolverines visit Iowa City on the weekend of Jan. 26-28.

The Friday night theme continues with Big Ten duals against Illinois on Dec. 1, and Michigan State on Jan. 5. Rider visits Carver-Hawkeye Arena in a Black Friday matchup on Nov. 24.

Buffalo, Iowa Central, and North Dakota State compete at the annual Iowa City Duals in the home opener Friday, Nov. 17. Senior Day celebrations are Sunday, Feb. 4 in the home finale against Northwestern.

Season tickets are $80 and available for purchase at hawkeyesports.com or by contacting the UI Athletics Ticket Office at 800-IA-HAWKS. Season tickets include a $25 savings when compared to single-dual pricing, and season ticket holders get priority for April’s UWW World Cup.

COURTESY OF THE RED, WHITE, AND BLUE
University of Iowa wrestling season ticket holders receive the first opportunity to purchase tickets to the 2018 UWW World Cup, a never-before-seen event inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The World Cup is the annual international dual meet championship that features the top eight men’s freestyle wrestling teams in the world. It is one of the most prestigious and important international wrestling events held each year, and will feature many of the top freestyle stars in the world, including Iowa All-American Thomas Gilman and United States Olympic medalists Jordan Burroughs, J’Den Cox, and Kyle Snyder.

The UWW World Cup will be contested on one of two weekends in April, either April 7-8 or April 21-22. United World Wrestling will finalize competition dates later this month at the 2017 World Championships in Paris.

Ticket opportunities for the World Cup include a Gold all-session package, a Black all-session package, and standard all-session tickets.

TICKET OPTIONS
Gold Package – $225 (preferred seating)

  • 2018 UWW World Cup all-session preferred seating ticket within 10 rows of the competition mats.
  • One (1) parking pass in a reserved lot (per 4 tickets ordered – no option to select the lot)
  • UWW World Cup souvenir program (one per ticket ordered)
  • Souvenir UWW World Cup ticket and lanyard (one per ticket ordered)

Black Package – $150

  • 2018 UWW World Cup all-session ticket.
  • One (1) parking pass in a reserved lot (per 4 tickets ordered – no option to select the lot)
  • UWW World Cup souvenir program (one per ticket ordered)
  • Souvenir UWW World Cup ticket and lanyard (one per ticket ordered)

UWW World Cup All-Session Tickets – Adult – $75, Youth – $50

  • All-Session Ticket Only

WHEN TO PURCHASE

  • UI Season Tickets: On sale now
  • UWW World Cup tickets/packages for season ticket holders: On sale now
  • Deadline to renew season tickets: Sept. 8
  • UI single-dual tickets for season ticket holders: Oct. 31
  • UI single-dual tickets/UWW World Cup for general public: Nov. 1

 

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One thought on “Iowa Hawkeyes Release 2017-18 Wrestling Schedule

  1. Much more info than on the Hawkeye sports website including the post season dual freestyle tournament. Thank you.

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