Boro Brawl Nationals

The Boro Brawl is a national wrestling competition held on April 10 and 11 at the Owensboro Convention Center, Owensboro’s state-of-the-art facility with over 100,000 sq. ft. of space. The event will run from 9 a.m. on April 10 to 5 p.m. on April 11. Click here to see the complete schedule of events.

All Covid-19 requirements will be followed including socially distanced competitions and masks. Temperature checks will be taken at the door for competitors and spectators.

If you’re looking for a place to stay in Owensboro, click here to look at special event rates from participating hotels. Don’t forget the Hampton Inn is right next door and the Holiday Inn is overlooking the Ohio River just a few steps from the Owensboro Convention Center.

The competition is divided up by age and weight class. The Boro Brawl Nationals has eight different divisions and 10 to 16 different weight classes. Currently, there are roughly 400 competitors attending representing 11 different states. Registration for competitors will end Wednesday, April 7 at noon CST.

Awards will be given out at the end of each weight class. Champions in high school and middle school will receive apparel, and champions under the age of 12 will receive medals.

Don’t forget – our world-class riverfront and Smother’s Park are right behind you with tons of dining within walking distance. When you’re not watching the fierce competition, take a walk just across the street to Brew Bridge, our first family-friendly brewery, or Escape Today for fun escape rooms, arcade games, and axe throwing!

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