Visitor Info: Wrestling National Championships

Visitor Info: Wrestling National Championships

Event Name:

62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships


March 1-2, 2019


Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center
E 30th Street & E University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317


Individual National Championships in ten weight classes and a Team Championship based on individual wrestler finishes.
Double elimination format and the top eight wrestlers in each weight class earn NAIA All-American honors.


Friday, March 1

10 a.m. 
Session #1:
1st Round - Championship
2nd Round - Championship
2nd Round - Consolation

6 p.m. 
NAIA Parade of Champions - Opening Ceremonies

6:30 p.m.                 
Session #2:
3rd Round - Championship Quarterfinals
3rd Round - Consolation
4th Round - Consolation

Saturday, March 2

10 a.m.                 
Session #3:
4th Round - Championship Semifinals
6th Round - Consolation Semifinal
Placement Round Matches – 3rd, 5th and 7th place           

6 p.m.                 
Parade of All-Americans & Daktronics - NAIA Scholar-Athletes

7 p.m.                  
Session #4:                            
Championship Finals
Closing Ceremonies & Awards Presentation

Online Schedule

Special events: TBD
2019 Photo Info Referee Photo
DVD Sales: Coming soon
Official Merchandise

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Ticket Information:

Adult All Sessions: $45
Adult Single Session: $16
Student All Sessions : $30
Student Single Session: $12

Online Ticketing Information

Travel Information:
Headquarter Hotel:

Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus
1050 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA
(515) 283-0151

Holiday Inn Downtown Reservations Link

Rate: $129-$149

Designated Hotel Information:

Please mention that you are with the NAIA National Wrestling Championships to receive these discounted rates!

Courtyard by Marriot - Ankeny
2405 SE Creekview Drive
Ankeny, IA
(515) 422-5555

Rate: $119

Ramada Hotel - Des Moines Airport & Convention Center
1810 Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 
(515) 287-6464

Rate: $134.99

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown - SOLD OUT
201 E. Locust Street
Des Moines, IA
(515) 280-3828