Special ticket packages and the Center Court Club available for basketball state tournaments
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ticket sales begin this Friday, January 30, for the upcoming Ohio High School Athletic Association state tournaments in basketball and individual wrestling, which will be held in March at the Schottenstein Center at The Ohio State University. The public sale begins at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster or at the Schottenstein Center ticket office.
The 78th annual OHSAA state wrestling individual tournament is March 12-14, the 40th annual girls basketball state tournament is March 19-21 and the 93rd annual boys basketball state tournament is March 26-28. Tickets are already on sale for the third annual OHSAA state wrestling dual team tournament Feb. 14 at St. John Arena.
State tournament tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, or in person at Ticketmaster locations (including most Kroger stores) or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Service charges apply when ordering tickets through Ticketmaster and can be avoided by purchasing tickets in person at the Schottenstein Center ticket office. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fans purchasing tickets at Ticketmaster.com can access OHSAA state tournament tickets by keying ‘OHSAA’ into the search box.
Tickets for the state wrestling dual team tournament are already on sale, and all-session ticket books will go on sale Friday for the basketball and individual state tournaments at the following link:
Boys Basketball Pricing and Special Offers
For the OHSAA boys basketball state tournament, sales Friday will include all-session ticket books and all-session Center Court Club ticket books. The cost for all-session (12 games) tickets is $144 per person for the Entry and Club Levels of the arena or $120 each for the Terrace Level. The limited quantity Center Court Club tickets, which cost $498 per book, are located very close to the court and also give fans the opportunity to remain in the arena between games in a special hospitality area. Note that state boys basketball single-session tickets go on sale Thursday, March 12, at 10 a.m., and prices are $15 each for the Entry and Club Levels and $12 for the Terrace Level.
Girls Basketball Pricing and Special Offers
Also on sale Friday will be all-session ticket books and single-session tickets for the girls basketball state tournament. The cost for all-session (12 games) ticket books is $64 each, and single-game tickets are $10 apiece. Tickets for the semifinals allow fans to watch both games in the same division. GROUP VALUE PACK FOR CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY: In addition, the OHSAA is again offering discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more to attend the girls “Championship Saturday” on March 21. The “Group Value Pack” includes tickets to all four championship games for just $24 per person, a free t-shirt for each group member (available for first 1,000 orders), a popcorn voucher and recognition on the arena’s video board. More information will be sent to schools posted at OHSAA.org.
Tickets for the state wrestling dual team tournament at St. John Arena Feb. 14 are already on sale, while all-session tickets for the state individual tournament at the Schottenstein Center begin Friday. Tickets for the dual team tournament include $15 all-session tickets or $10 single-session tickets. Tickets for the individual tournament include all-session tickets (five sessions) at $75 each for the Entry and Club Levels and $55 each for the Terrace Level. Single-session ticket sales begin Monday, March 9, at 10 a.m., with tickets priced at $15 each.
Suites and RV Parking
Fans interested in learning about the opportunity to rent a luxury suite for one of the OHSAA state tournaments, please contact Justin Doyle at 614-688-5860 or [email protected].
RV parking will be available at a designated lot near the Schottenstein Center. More information will be available at Ticketmaster and from the OHSAA.
Schedules at a Glance
Third Annual State Wrestling Dual Team Tournament – Feb. 14 at St. John Arena
Session 1 — 11:00-Upper bracket quarterfinals in all three divisions; 1:15-Lower bracket quarterfinals in all three divisions; 3:30-Semifinals in all three divisions. Session 2 — 7:30-Finals in all three divisions.
78th Annual State Individual Wrestling Tournament
March 12: Session 1 — 3:00-Division III Preliminaries; 4:20-Division II Preliminaries; 5:50-Division I Preliminaries; 7:20-Division III Consolation Round 1; 8:00-Division II Consolation Rounds 1; 8:45-Division I Consolation Round 1; March 13: Session 2 — 10:00-Division III Quarterfinals; 10:40-Division II Quarterfinals; 11:25-Division I Quarterfinals; 12:15-Division III Consolation Round 2; 1:00-Division II Consolation Round 2; 1:45-Division I Consolation Round 2; Session 3 — 6:30-All Divisions Championship Semifinals; 8:50-All Divisions Consolation Quarterfinals;
March 14: Session 4 — 10:00-All Divisions Consolation Semifinals; 11:00-All Divisions Third-, Fifth- and Seventh-Place Matches; Session 5 — 5:15-Hall of Fame Ceremonies and Parade of Champions; 5:45-All Divisions First-Place Matches.
40th Annual OHSAA Girls State Basketball Tournament
March 19: 1:00-Division IV semifinals (doubleheader session); 6:00-Division III semifinals (doubleheader session);
March 20: 1:00-Division II semifinals (doubleheader session); 6:00-Division I semifinals (doubleheader session);
March 21: 10:45-Division IV final; 2:00-Division III final; 5:15-Division II final; 8:30-Division I final.
93rd Annual OHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament
March 26: 10:45-Division IV semifinal; 2:00-Division IV semifinal; 5:15-Division III semifinal; 8:30-Division III semifinal
March 27: 10:45-Division II semifinal; 2:00-Division II semifinal; 5:15-Division I semifinal; 8:30-Division I semifinal;
March 28: 10:30-Division IV final; 1:30-Division III final; 4:30-Division II final; 8:30-Division I final.