FRESNO, CA – California USA Wrestling, Inc. (CA-USAW) brought an exceptional amount of hotel room nights to the City of Fresno during back-to-back weekends of state championships hosted at Selland Arena. The organization exceeded the projected amount of hotel room nights by over 800.
CA-USAW kicked off their first weekend of 2017 wrestling at Selland Arena on March 11th and March 12th with the Frosh-Soph Freestyle State Championships. This weekend alone brought in a total of 1,859 hotel room nights. The second set of championships took place March 18 and March 19 for the Kids Folkstyle State Championships. This last weekend totaled 1,810 hotel room nights. Over both weekends, the City ofFresno saw 3,669 hotel room nights. The original projected amount for both state championship weekends was 2,800.
With the multi-year contract in place through 2020 with the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center (FCEC) and CA-UASW, the FCEC, Fresno/Clovis Convention & Visitors Bureau (FCCVB) and the City of Fresno are hopeful the future events will continue to grow and bring in a substantial amount of hotel room nights and tourism.
The FCEC, FCCVB and City ofFresno are proud to continue the relationship with long-time partner, CA-USAW, and work together to create successful events for all parties involved. For more information on CA-USAW and all things wrestling, please visit http://www.ca-usaw.org/.