WRAL Invitational Wrestling Tournament (High School)

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  • Dates: December 22, 2017 - December 23, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Venue: Athens Drive High School
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 1420 Athens Dr., Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Admission: All-tournament pass: $15; Single-day tickets: $10/each; Finals-only tickets: $5/each


The 46th annual WRAL Invitational Wrestling Tournament, one of Raleigh's oldest and most tradition-rich sporting events, is set for Fri. and Sat. (Dec. 22-23) at Athens Drive High School. This year's event features 30 teams from N.C., S.C. and Va. wrestling on six mats in 14 weight classes. Action begins on Fri. at 12pm and continues through Sat. with the championship finals set for 3:30pm (detailed schedule is available on the website).

The WRAL Invitational Wrestling Tournament was created in 1972 when the finals were held in the WRAL-TV studios.