EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern and the Big Ten Conference announced on Thursday that the 2011 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, previously scheduled to be held at Purdue, have been moved to Welsh-Ryan Arena on the campus of Northwestern. The tournament is set for Saturday-Sunday, March 5-6, 2011.

Fans interested in purchasing tickets should submit their initial requests to the Northwestern ticket office via e-mail at Please include the following information in your e-mail:

  • Full name
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address
  • Mailing address
  • Number of single-day (indicate which day) and/or weekend-long passes you would like to purchase

You will be contacted at a later date by a member of the Northwestern ticket sales staff to finalize your transaction. No single-day or weekend-long ticket prices have been set at this time.

Northwestern, which has hosted the Big Ten Wrestling Championships on 13 prior occasions, last held the event in its home arena in 2001. Welsh-Ryan Arena now will be the site of two of college wrestling’s premier events in 2010-11, with NU also set to host the 48th annual Midlands Championships Dec. 29-30, 2010.

Scott Hammer
847-491-8800 (office)