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Inaugural

Induction Weekend

August 27-29, 2021

Albany, New York

The Desmond

Hall of Fame Induction Awards Dinner

SAT AUG 28, 6-10 PM

Experience Pro Wrestling history as we induct the IPWHF Class of 2021

This event is only available with a VIP Package

'Legends of the Squared Circle' Panels

SAT AUG 28, 3-5 PM

Pro Wrestling Legends discuss their unforgettable careers and answer your questions.

This event is only available with a VIP Package

Pro Wrestling 

Convention

SAT AUG 28, 10-3 PM

Autographs, photo opportunities, merchandise, and much more!

Individual tickets to the convention (only) can also be ordered here.

'Apter-hours' Party

hosted by Bill Apter

FRI AUG 27, 11 PM

Legendary wrestling historian and writer, Bill Apter, hosts a night of comedy, kareoke, and memories.

This event is only available with a VIP Package

Live Wrestling Show 

'The Inaugural Ball'

FRI AUG 27, 6:30 PM

Matches featuring WWE Legends and local favorites. Plus a 20-man Battle Royal for the Tony Vellano Cup!

Tickets to this event are sold by Scott Wilder Promotions. Proceeds from this show will be donated to benefit the IPWHF.

Breakfast

of Champions

SUN AUG 29, 7:30-10 AM

Your chance to join pro wrestlers for breakfast and enjoy your pancakes with a side of storytelling.

This event is only available with a VIP Package

 

VIP Packages

IPWHF Induction Weekend is available as part of a VIP Package. Due to current restrictions on event and crowd size, individual tickets to most events will not be sold.  

Top Rope Gold

VIP Package

$200 

donation per person

  • Single (1) Guest Admission to

    • 'Apter Hours' Party hosted by Bill Apter

    • Pro Wrestling Convention w/ early entry

    • Legends of the Squared Circle Panel

    • Induction Dinner and Awards

    • Breakfast of Champions

  • Recognition in the historic Inaugural IPWHF Induction Dinner and Awards Program

  • IPWHF Inaugural Induction VIP Lanyard and an Inaugural Induction Weekend IPWHF hat.

Steel Cage Platinum 

VIP Package

$2000

donation per group of 8

  • Admission for 8 people to

    • 'Apter Hours' Party hosted by Bill Apter

    • Pro Wrestling Convention w/ early entry

    • Legends of the Squared Circle Panel

    • Induction Dinner and Awards

    • Breakfast of Champions

    • Plus tickets to the live wrestling show

  • Recognition in the historic Inaugural IPWHF Induction Dinner and Awards Program

  • IPWHF Inaugural Induction VIP Lanyards and an Inaugural Induction Weekend IPWHF hats.

Don't need all 8 seats at your table? Let us know and you might have a very special guest seated with your group! Contact us for more.

 

World Champion Sponsor Package

$3000 donation

  • Exclusive sponsorship recognition for the 2021 Convention and Induction Ceremonies

  • Company Name and Logo on banners and signage at the event 

  • 8 Guests admission to

    • 'Apter Hours' Party hosted by Bill Apter

    • Pro Wrestling Convention w/ early entry

    • Legends of the Squared Circle Panel

    • Induction Dinner and Awards

    • Breakfast of Champions

    • Plus tickets to the live wrestling show

  • Recognition in the historic Inaugural IPWHF Induction Dinner and Awards Program

  • IPWHF Inaugural Induction VIP Lanyards and an Inaugural Induction Weekend IPWHF hats.

Induction Class of 2021

Bruno Sammartino

Ric Flair

Hulk Hogan

Andre the Giant

Terry Funk

Giant Baba

Ed 'Strangler' Lewis

Mil Mascaras

Lou Thesz

Buddy Rogers

Frank Gotch

Danny Hodge

Great Gama

Yusuf Ismail

"Terrible Turk"

Paul Pons

Rikidozan

Martin 'Farmer' Burns

George Hackenschmidt

Evan 'Strangler' Lewis

William Muldoon

Satoru Sayama

"Tiger Mask"

Antonio Inoki

Stanislaus Zbysko

Tatsumi Fujinami

 
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 HOTEL INFO 

Hotel rooms can be reserved at our host venue:

The Desmond Hotel, Albany, NY.

Special rate:

$119/night.

(use group code SWP)

or call 

(518) 869-8100

 

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