WRESTLING EVENT HONORS U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS

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Posted on March 3, 2014

‘Salute to the Troops’Presented by Renegade Wrestling Alliance
7 p.m. April 19

Cal U Convocation Center

Service members and military veterans will be admitted free to the first professional wrestling event held in the Cal U Convocation Center arena.

Renegade Wrestling Alliance, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and the Cal U Office of Veterans Affairs, will present “Salute to the Troops” at 7 p.m. April 19.

Doors to the Convocation Center open at 5:45 p.m.

RWA plans to present six professional wrestling matches. Featured wrestlers include “Steel City Prodigy” Ryan Mitchell, a U.S. Navy veteran, along with RWA heavyweight champion Lodi and many others.

A portion of the net proceeds from the event will support the Post-9/11 Scholarship Fund at the Foundation for California University.

Members of the U.S. armed services will be recognized between matches, and Cal U's own Daeshawn Ballard, aka Lil D Da Prince, will perform during intermission.

Buy tickets now

Tickets will be available at the Convocation Center Box Office from 2-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, beginning March 3.

The box office opens at 10 a.m. on the day of the event, and tickets will be sold at the door.

Ticket prices:

  • Assigned floor seating — $15
  • General admission — $12
  • Children (ages 12 and younger) — $6
  • Students (with school ID) — $6
  • Veterans/service members — FREE (with military ID)

What is RWA?

The Renegade Wrestling Alliance (RWA) is an independent, regional professional wrestling company that has been operating in southwestern Pennsylvania for more than five years.

RWA is based in West Newton, Pa. It is owned and operated by Derek Widziszewski, known to wrestling fans as “Dr. Feelbad.”

Visit Cal U

Located less than one hour from Pittsburgh, California University of Pennsylvania is easy to reach via major highways and toll Route 43.

Parking will be available in the Vulcan Garage.

Directions and maps

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