The top-ranked Cowboys host a regional of Mat Mayhem this Sunday.
Feb. 8, 2012
STILLWATER, Okla. - Regional action of the inaugural Mat Mayhem wrestling tournament is set for 1 p.m. Sunday in Gallagher-Iba Arena. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions:
Q: Where can I purchase tickets on Sunday and how much will they cost?
A: Tickets can be purchased at any of the Gallagher-Iba Arena ticket windows on Sunday. The ticket windows open at 11 a.m. Each all-session pass will cost $20 for reserved seating or $15 for adult general admission. Youths and OSU students with ID can purchase $10 general admission tickets.
Q: Tickets will be left in my name at will call. Where should I pick them up?
A: The "will call/player guest" entrance is located at the Northeast side of Gallagher-Iba Arena. Please contact our Athletic Ticket Office (405) 744-3332 for additional information.
Q: I have a child that is two years old or under. Will I need to pay for his/her ticket?
A: No. Children two and under are admitted free of charge.
Q: I am an Oklahoma State University student with an All-Sports Pass. Can I use my pass for admission Sunday?
A: No. Sunday's event is an NWCA-sponsored event, as opposed to an OSU-sponsored event, so OSU All-Sports Passes will not be valid for admission. OSU students will have to purchase tickets at the ticket windows.
Q: Where should I park?
A: Parking is free in most of the lots surrounding the arena and football stadium. The only lots that are reserved are the Gallagher-Iba Arena north lot just off Hall of Fame Avenue, the lot immediately south of Boone Pickens Stadium and the lot where Mathews Street bends to become Knoblock Street. The best lots to park in are the gravel lots on the north side of the stadium on Washington Street and the lots south of the Architecture building. Click HERE for location details.
Q: What about handicapped parking?
A: A limited number of first-come, first-served handicapped parking spots are available in the Gallagher-Iba Arena north lot off Hall of Fame Avenue, in the loading dock lot just south of Boone Pickens Stadium off Knoblock Street, in the main lot south of the stadium and the lot where Mathews Street bends to become Knoblock Street. Fans must display a valid handicapped placard for admission.
Q: Are there any arena policies I should know about?
A: The following items are prohibited in the arena: alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, firearms, car seats, video cameras, artificial noise makers, baby strollers, food, beverages, flags or signs.
:: All persons are subject to search.
:: All bags, backpacks, fanny packs, and purses must be smaller than 8x11 and are subject to search.
:: No pets or animals of any kinds are allowed in the stadium with the exception of service animals for impaired or disabled guests.
:: Spirit banners, flags, or signs considered to be improper will be removed and confiscated by game management. The use of poles to display these items is prohibited.
:: Smoking is only permitted outside in designated areas.
:: No soliciting allowed in the arena.
:: All persons must have a ticket for admission into the Athletics Center.
Q: What about cameras? Can I bring one in?
A: Point-and-shoot cameras are permitted for personal use. Any commercial photography is prohibited. Removable lens are permitted as long as they do not exceed 3 inches. Flash photography and video cameras are prohibited. Tripods or camera stands of any kind are prohibited.
Q: When do the arena doors open to the public and what is the schedule for the day?
A: Noon - Doors open to the public
1 p.m. - First round duals between the teams seeded three through six
3 p.m. - Semifinal duals
5 p.m. - Time set for optional consolation duals. The coaches of the respective teams will make the decision to wrestle or not wrestle at the time
7 p.m. - Championship duals
Q: I can't make it to Gallagher-Iba Sunday. How can I follow the action?
A: There are multiple ways to follow the event live.
:: Fans in the Stillwater area can listen to Rex Holt and Roger Moore's live broadcast on 93.7 KSPI FM Radio. The duo will be on the air when Oklahoma State wrestles.
:: Fans outside of the listening area can access the same broadcast worldwide via the internet at www.okstate.com.
:: Live results with full play-by-plays from each bout in the championship round will be available in real time at www.nwcaonline.com.