NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships

NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships

Feb 23 - 24 | 2024

NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships

Feb 24 | 2024 9:30AM | Doors 8:30AM Buy Tickets
Feb 24 | 2024 6:05PM | Doors 5:15PM Buy Tickets

Event Details

Additional Ticket Information

Tickets are available online through Ticketmaster (additional fees apply) or in person at the MVP Arena Box Office.

There are no refunds, exchanges or upgrades.


Friday, February 23 (session 1)

  • 8:15am  Doors open
  • 9:30am  Opening Ceremonies
  • 10:00am-12:00pm  First Round Matches - Division 1 and 2
  • 12:00pm-3:00pm  Second Round Matches - Division 1 and 2
  • 3:00pm-4:30pm  Quarterfinal Matches - Division 1 and 2
  • 4:30-8:00pm  Consolation Round Wrestleback Matches - Division 1 and 2

Saturday, February 24 (Session 2)

  • 8:30am  Doors Open
  • 9:30am-12:00pm  Semifinal and Consolation Matches - Division 1 and 2
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm  Wrestlebacks and Consolation Semifinals - Division 1 and 2
  • 2:00pm  Consolation Finals - Division 1 and 2
  • Arena will clear after final match

Saturday, February 25 (Session 3)

  • 5:15pm  Doors Open
  • 5:50pm  Opening Ceremonies for Finals
  • 6:05pm  Championships Finals Begin - Division 1 and 2 (side by side at same time)

Listed times are subject to change

Traffic Alert

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic is very heavy on the Friday session of NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships. We highly encourage you to leave yourself additional time for traffic and parking. 

We recommend familiarizing yourself with additional parking options in downtown Albany as the MVP Arena garage sells out quickly and early.




MVP Arena Parking Garage typically sells out early in the day and traffic is heavy. Please allow yourself additional time to arrive and park.

For additional parking options near MVP Arena, please visit:

Park Albany


MVP Arena Parking Garage is located behind and attached to MVP Arena. It can be accessed from either Beaver St. or Market St. Use street number 100 for GPS.

If parking in MVP Arena Parking Garage, use the arena entrance located on level 3.

Box Office Hours

Thursday, February 22: 10am-7pm

Friday, February 23: 7:30am-6:00pm

Saturday, February 24: 7:30am-6:00pm

Bag Policy

CLEAR plastic, vinyl or PVC bags no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” will be allowed. Small clutch bags no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” (approximately the size of a hand) will be allowed and do not need to be clear. Larger and other types of bags are prohibited.

There is no storage or check-in for prohibited bags. For patrons with young children in attendance, diaper bags are allowed and subject to search.

Prohibited Items

The following items, including but not limited to, are prohibited:

  • outside food and beverage
  • coolers
  • professional cameras
  • video/audio recorders including GoPro and stick style HD cameras
  • weapons of any kind
  • backpacks
  • glass items
  • lasers and glow sticks
  • fireworks
  • laser pens, glow sticks
  • banners on poles
  • selfie sticks
  • umbrellas
  • poster tubes

Click here to read additional standard security procedures


Concessions do NOT accept cash. Cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay are accepted.

GA Seating

General admission refers to standard seats only. Seats marked as reserved, as well as suites are not included in general admission tickets.

Suites are only available to suite ticket holders.

Suites and Premium VIP seats are not available for purchase for the NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships

Re-entry Policy

Re-entry will be allowed during sessions 1 & 2. You must receive a handstamp on the way out in order to receive re-entry.

Re-entry will NOT be allowed during session 3 (Saturday evening finals)

Media Requests

  • For temporary media credentials, contact: NYSPHSAA Director of Sports Information & Digital Content, Lexi Swatt at LSWATT@NYSPHSAA.ORG or (518) 690-0771 x308
  • If you already have a NYSPHSAA 2023-2024 Media Credential, your attendance is requested one week prior to the event.

Only bona fide media will be allowed access or be given permission to operate at NYSPHSAA tournaments. This includes, but is not limited to, school or team contracted photographers, website photographers, non-media affliated photographers, parents, and coaches intending to photograph.

For more media information, please visit NYSPHSAA Media Information


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