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March 21-23


Watch some of the country's top student-athletes compete for the title, March 21-23 at T-Mobile Center! Kansas City and the University of Missouri host the NCAA® Division I Wrestling Championships.

    Championship Schedule

    A 33-man tournament will be conducted in 10 weight classes (125 pounds, 133, 141, 149, 157, 165, 174, 184, 197 and heavyweight) to crown individual national champions. The top eight finishers in the double-elimination format will be honored as All-Americans. Wrestlers also accumulate points for their institution with every win as they advance through the bracket to decide the team national champion.

    Wrestlers will compete in seven-minute contests and have to go undefeated over five matches in three days to earn the title of NCAA national champion during the final session on Saturday evening.

    Thursday, March 21
    Championships Session I, 11 a.m.
    Championships Session II, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 22
    Championships Session III, 11 a.m.
    Championships Session IV, 7 p.m.

    Saturday, March 23
    Championships Session V, 10 a.m.
    Championships Session VI, 6 p.m.

    NCAA Fan Festival

    The NCAA Fan Festival will take place at the Kansas City Convention Center during each day of the Championships, offering a fan expo, autograph sessions, coaches clinics and other activities for wrestling fans. The schedule is as follows:

    Thursday, March 21: 2 to 5 p.m.
    Friday, March 22: 2 to 6 p.m.
    Saturday, March 23: 12:30 to 5 p.m.

    The full daily schedule is available here.


    at the KC Live! Block

    Just outside T-Mobile Center, head to the heart of the Power & Light District during each day of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The KC Live! Block will host a DJ and emcee on stage every afternoon, March 21-23, as well as live music from cover bands starting at 9 p.m. each night.

    T-Mobile Center, the host for 2024 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships


    T-Mobile Center is the home of the 2024 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.

    2024 in Kansas City for NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships

    2024 in Kansas City

    Named one of Lonely Planet's best cities to visit this year, it's the right time for a trip to the Heart of America. Explore everything Kansas City has in store and see what's waiting to be discovered between matches.

    Hotels in Kansas City for 2024 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships

    Hotels in Kansas City

    Despite the energizing allure of Kansas City’s nightlife, eventually you’ll want a place to rest your head. Start looking now for your accommodations during the championships.

    Where to eat in Kansas City for 2024 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships

    Where to Eat

    Barbecue may be Kansas City’s signature food, but the dining scene here embodies the city’s many cultural influences, ranging from indigenous cuisines and home-style cooking, to a wide range of fusion foods. There are a lot of great options for dining near T-Mobile Center and more just a short distance away.

    Parking & Getting Around

    With garages and more parking options available throughout Downtown Kansas City, it's easy to plan your arrival in advance. Plus, find information on street closures, the Visit KC Visitor Information Center and more.

    KC Streetcar

    Kansas City Streetcar

    Sit or stand while you ride through the heart of Kansas City’s Downtown. The 2.2-mile route along Main Street connects the River Market to Union Station/Crown Center with 16 stops to get you to your destination. T-Mobile Center is conveniently located near the Power & Light Streetcar stop.