Welcome from the President
"Wellcome to Roanoke, Virginia, and the Berglund Center for the 2019 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships. Ferrum College is excited to serve as host for this prestigious event. Our goal is to ensure that all wrestlers, coaches, staff, fans and families enjoy their stay while here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. On behalf of Ferrum's faculty, staff and students, we hope you enjoy your weekend with us."
Dr. David Johns, President
Berglund Center (link)
The Berglund Center continues to be Virginia's Blue Ridge premiere full-service facility with a 10,500 seat Coliseum, 2,151 seat Performing Arts Theatre, 14,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, and a new 46,000 square feet Special Events Center. The 2019 NCAA Div. III Wrestling Championships will be held in the coliseum. Major trade shows, convention and consumer shows, and meetings and banquets have all discovered that the Berglund Center can provide all the amenities needed to create a successful event. Live entertainment, including sporting events and cultural and concert performances by some of the biggest names in the world, continues to excite and amuse audiences all year long.
2019 NCAA Div. III Wrestling Championship (link)
Get information leading up to the NCAA Tournament.
Link includes video, rankings and tournament history.
VBR Sports (link)
VBR Sports is enhancing the quality of life and economy of Virginia’s Blue Ridge by being the leader in promoting and hosting youth, amateur, collegiate and professional sporting events. Our location in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia is easily accessible for athletes, teams and families. The setting and climate also means great weather throughout the year for all kinds of sports! Visit our links to find out what to do and see in the area, and to access local hotel/lodging, restaurants, shopping, history & heritage, nightlife and more.
Lodging | Restaurants | Things to Do | Roanoke Outdoor Adventures
General Ticket Sales (click here to purchase tickets)
Group Ticket Sales (click here for group rates)
Tickets may be purchased online at The Berglund Center web site here. Alumni and any other special interest groups should use the group sales link above, or contact Koby Hearn directly at (540) 853-5382 or email@example.com.
- Adult: single session $15, all-session $55
- Youth: single session $12, all-session $43
- Student: single session $12, all-session $43
- Senior citizen: single session $10, all-session $43
- Group adults (10 or more): single session $10, all-session $35
- Group students (10 or more): single session $8, all-session $30
Friday, March 8, Session I
9:30 am: Doors open for spectators
10:15 am: Opening Ceremonies
11:00 am: Preliminary Rounds one and two (6 mats)
Consolation First Round (6 mats)
Friday, March 8, Session II
3:00 pm: Berglund Center closes at the conclusion of the last match
4:00 pm: Doors open for spectators
6:00 pm: Championship quarterfinals (3 mats
Consolation Second and Third Rounds (3 mats
10:00 pm: Session II ends (time approximate)
Saturday, March 9: Session III
9:00 am: Doors open for spectators
10:00 am: Championship semifinals (2 mats) and Consolation quarterfinals quarterfinals (2 mats)
Consolation semifinals (2 mats), Consolation place matches for 3rd, 5th and 7th (3 mats)
3:00 pm: Session II ends (time approximate)
Saturday, March 9, Session IV
5:45 pm: Doors open for spectators
6:15 pm: Line up of All-Americans
6:30 pm: Parade of All-Americans
7:00 pm: Championship finals (1 mat)
9:00 pm: Awards presentation immediately following completion of all wrestling for team awards and final two matches. Individual weight class awards will be presented between finals matches.
Action photography for the NCAA Tournament will be handled by D3photography.com, who has been providing photography for selected NCAA Division III athletics championships since 2010. Each school will be contacted directly in the weeks leading up to the tournament, with single athlete event and daily team fees available at an affordable cost. The full breakdown of the fee's per event will be updated on the D3photography.com site. (link)
Live Stats & Video
Live stats and video will once again be handled by Trackwrestling.com. A link for the NCAA Championships will be available shortly before the tournament. We will also post interview video clips of all 10 individual national champions following Saturday night's finals, along with an interview of the championship team head coach.
- Trackwrestling.com (link)
- Champion interviews: 125 ... 133 ... 141 ... 149 ... 157 ... 165 ... 174 ... 184 ... 197 ... 285 ... coach