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State Wrestling Championships to start Friday at Alltech Arena

By Steve LeMaster

LEXINGTON – The 55th KHSAA State Wrestling Championships head will be held at Alltech Arena starting Friday morning. Gates will open to the public at 8:30 a.m. The opening session begins with first round matches at 9:30 a.m., continuing through the third round of the championship bracket (bouts 1-616).
The second session begins Saturday morning with third round consolation bracket matches at 9 a.m., continuing through the sixth round consolation bracket matches (bouts 785-812). The medal round session is scheduled to begin with the KWCA awards at 3 p.m. followed by the consolation bracket finals for third, fifth and seventh place. Upon conclusion of the consolation bracket finals, the competitors in the finals will be introduced and the first championship match will commence. Awards will be presented following each bracket final, with the team trophies awarded after the last championship bout.
Tickets to the 2018 KHSAA State Wrestling Championships are available for purchase online, including a discounted $30 all-session pass, and can be pre-ordered at Fans planning to attend the wrestling championships should be advised that there is a $5 parking fee at the Kentucky Horse Park.
A complete schedule of events, the official championship program, championship brackets and live scoring can all be found through the links below:
Schedule of events –
Championship program –
Printable brackets –
Live Scoring –

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