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Saturday, March 3
9 a.m. - Mackey Arena opens
10 a.m. - Start of Session I
5 p.m. - Start of Session II

Sunday, March 4
Noon - Mackey Arena opens
1 p.m. - Start of Session III
3 p.m. - Start of Session IV

Final Team Scores & Brackets Get Acrobat Reader

Session 1 Notes

Session 2 Notes

Session 3 & Championship Notes


All-Session tickets are currently available, while single-session tickets go on sale Feb. 15 at 9 a.m.

All Session
Reserved - $40
GA - $36/$24 (adult/youth)

Saturday Single Session (2 sessions, prices per session)
Reserved - $18
GA - $15/$12 (Adult/Youth)

Reserved - $22
GA - $18/$15

To purchase tickets call 1-800-49SPORT or buy online here


The Big Ten Network will offer its most extensive Big Ten Wrestling Championships coverage ever, with all four sessions Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, at Purdue University receiving either live television or online coverage.

As part of the Big Ten Digital Network's subscription package and for the first time, BTN will provide live, whip-around Student U streaming coverage of the Big Ten wrestling preliminaries, beginning at 10 AM ET Saturday. Streaming coverage of select matches in sessions two and three will continue at 5 PM ET Saturday and at 1 PM ET Sunday, respectively.

On Sunday, session four of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships will be carried live at 3 PM ET on BTN. The network's Tim Johnson, Jim Gibbons and Shane Sparks will call the action from Mackey Arena.

Saturday, March 3:
Big Ten Championships: Session 1, 10:00 a.m. - Student U/BTN Digital (Championship Prelims, Championship Quarterfinals, Consolation Prelims)
Big Ten Championships: Session 2, 5:00 p.m. - Student U/BTN Digital (Championship Semifinals, Consolation Quarterfinals)

Sunday, March 4:
Big Ten Championships: Session 3, 1 p.m. - Student U/BTN Digital (Consolation Semifinals, 7th-Place Matches)
Big Ten Championship Finals: Session 4, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. - BTN (1st, 3rd & 5th Place Matches)

All times ET

Big Ten Digital Network Home Page & Subscription Pricing


• For information on the Lafayette/West Lafayette communities visit the Lafayette/West Lafayette Convention and Visitors Bureau website by clicking here.

• For information on hotels click here.


While the Intercollegiate Athletic Facility is the location of the Boilermakers' home duals, Mackey Arena will host the 2012 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, welcoming the tournament back for the first time since 2000.

Nearing the end of a $99.5 million renovation to the facility, this will be the first-ever Big Ten Championship event held with all of its new additions. With more than 14,000 seats available in its round setting, every seat in the building should provide an excellent viewing angle for the mat of your choice.

For more information on the new additions to Mackey Arena click here:

Parking will be available in several lots for the championships, with premium parking located in the F Lot, adjacent to Mackey Arena just off Northwestern Avenue. For information on premium or handicap parking lots, please contact the ticket office at 1-800-49SPORT.

Big Ten Championship Parking Map Get Acrobat Reader


Lodging, Dining & Recreation

From Indianapolis
Take I-65 North to State Road 25 (exit 175).
Take a left on State Road 25, towards Lafayette, for approximately 1 mile.
Turn right on U.S. 52. Stay on U.S. 52 for approximately 2 miles to Yeager Road (fourth stoplight).
Turn left on Yeager Road.
Turn left on Northwestern Ave. (first stoplight).
For Parking: Follow Northwestern Ave. for approximately 0.5 mile. Parking for Mackey Arena, IAF, Lambert Fieldhouse and Mollenkopf Athletic Center is on the right.

From Chicago
Take I-65 South to State Road 43 (exit 178).
Turn right off ramp.
Follow State Road 43 approximately 7 miles to the fourth stoplight (State Street/State Road 26 West).
Turn right on State Road 26 (State Street).
Turn right at second stoplight (Grant Street).
Follow Grant Street to next stoplight.
Turn left on Northwestern Avenue.
For Parking: Follow Northwestern Ave. for approximately 0.5 mile. Parking for Mackey Arena, IAF, Lambert Fieldhouse and Mollenkopf Athletic Center is on the right.


All requests for media credentials for the 2012 Big Ten Wrestling Championships must be submitted to by Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. ET. Credentials will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis, and Purdue reserves the right to refuse any request. Your request must contain the following information:

Affiliation (Newspaper, magazine, website, etc.)
Type of Media (Print, Web, Photo, Radio, etc.)
Number of seats requested in press row

Media is responsible for its own lodging. A list of hotel establishments can be found here: Live results of the championships will be available through, and the BTN will be on hand to provide a live broadcast of the finals on Sunday.


Wrestling Training Center
InterMat Wrestling
USA Wrestling/
The Open Mat
The Wrestling Report
NCAA Wrestling
NCAA Wrestling Championships


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