Pac-10 Wrestling Championships to be Broadcast Live on the Internet
Feb. 14, 2007
TEMPE, Ariz. - For the first time ever, college wrestling fans across the country will have the opportunity to watch the 2007 Pac-10 Wrestling Championships live via online streaming video free of charge, the Pac-10 Conference announced. Available exclusively at www.pac-10.org, the tournament, which will be held February 24-25 at the Icardo Center on the CS Bakersfield campus, will be feature four sessions of competition as well as the Parade of Champions that precedes the final session.
'The Conference is pleased to partner with Turner Broadcasting to make this outstanding event available to Pac-10 fans across the country,' said Thomas C. Hansen, Commissioner of the Pac-10 Conference. 'We hope to expand the use of live streaming at our championships to give more fans the opportunity to understand why the Pac-10 is the `Conference of Champions.''
The online video streams will be produced and distributed by Turner Broadcasting, which also provides streaming video for many online properties, including CNN.com, NASCAR.com, PGA.com and PGATour.com, as well as ACCSelect.com, a new broadband network offering exclusive coverage of hundreds of live events from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).
The Top 3 wrestlers in each weight class and nine wild card selections will advance to the NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Palace of Auburns Hills in Auburn Hills, Mich., March 15-17.
Tickets for the Pac-10 Championships are currently on sale. Tickets can be purchased by calling the CSUB ticket office at (661) 654-BLUE with more information available at www.GoRunners.com. Fans can also fill-out and mail in the PDF file below. Prices for all-session passes are $40 for premier chairback seating, $30 for general admission bleachers and $20 for general admission for youths/seniors/students.
PDF of Ticket Order Form (address to mail to is at the bottom of the form)
2007 Pac-10 Wrestling Championships Schedule
All times are Pacific
Saturday, February 24
11:00 am - Session I (pigtails and quarterfinals)
6:00 pm - Session II (consolation pigtails, semifinals and consolation quarterfinals)
Sunday, February 25
11:00 am - Session III (consolation semifinals and fifth-place matches)
5:30 pm - Parade of Champions
6:00 pm - Session IV (championship and third-place matches)