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Ticket sales began Jan. 17 for Ohio High School Athletic Association state tournaments in wrestling (team and individual), girls’ basketball and boys’ basketball which will be held in February and March on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus.

Ohio State’s Jerome Schottenstein Center is the site of three of the four state tournaments.

The OHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament is Thursday through Saturday, March 20-22, at the Schottenstein Center, and sales Friday will include all-session tickets and special all-session Center Court Club tickets. The cost for all-session (12 games) tickets is $144 per person for the Entry and Club Levels of the arena or $120 each for the Terrace Level.

The limited quantity Center Court Club tickets, which cost $498 and are located in the Entry Level, afford fans the opportunity to remain in the arena between each game of the tournament and also gain access to a special hospitality area. Single-session tickets sales for the 2014 tournament begin March 6, at 10:00 a.m., and prices are $15 each for the Entry and Club Levels and $12 for the Terrace Level.

The OHSAA Girls State Basketball Tournament is Thursday through Saturday, March 13-15, and sales Friday will include all-session and single-game tickets. The cost for all-session (12 games/eight sessions) tickets is $64 each, and single-game tickets cost $10 apiece. Tickets for the semifinals allow fans to watch both games in the same division.

Tickets for the second annual OHSAA State Team Wrestling Tournament and the 77th Annual OHSAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament also begin Friday. The state team tournament will be held Saturday, February 8, at Ohio State’s St. John Arena, and sales Friday will include $15 all-session tickets or $10 single-session tickets. Session one includes quarterfinals at 11:00 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. and semifinals at 3:30 p.m., while session two is the finals that begin at 8:00 p.m.

The state individual wrestling tournament is February 27, 28 and March 1 at the Schottenstein Center, and on sale Friday will be all-session tickets. The cost for all-session tickets (five sessions) is $75 each for the Entry and Club Levels and $55 each for the Terrace Level. Single-session ticket sales for the 2014 individual tournament begin on Monday, February 24, at 10:00 a.m., with tickets priced at $15 each. 

State tournament tickets can be purchased in person at Ticketmaster locations (including most Kroger stores), by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or by going on-line at Ticketmaster.com. Once on-line, fans can easily access OHSAA state tournament tickets by keying in ‘OHSAA’ in the search box.

Ticketmaster orders will also include applicable service charges. To avoid service charges, tickets can be purchased in person at the OSU Athletic Ticket Office, located in the southeast corner of the Schottenstein Center with office hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.