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Featured guest list set for 7 IN 7 Pre-game party prior to NCAAs


MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2020 -- JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps and Trackwrestling have announced the lineup of featured guests at the 7 IN 7 PRE-GAME PARTY at the NCAA Wrestling Championships, which will take place on Wednesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at The Barn at Cowboy Jack's Saloon and Restaurant in Minneapolis.

  • Minnesota Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer (ESPN: "Wrestling Shaped Mike Zimmer")
  • Olympic Gold Medalist and 15-time National Champion Head Coach Dan Gable
  • Wrestle Like A Girl Founder, Army veteran, and two-time World Bronze Medalist Sally Roberts
  • Four-time Gopher All-American and current undefeated Bellator MMA fighter Logan Storley
  • Spartan Races Founder and best-selling author Joe De Sena
  • Army Ranger, Purple Heart recipient, and former MSU-Mankato wrestler SGT (Ret.) Tom Block
  • Olympic Gold Medalist Randy Lewis
  • National Wrestling Hall of Fame member and medical entrepreneur John Bardis (emcee)

    The event brings together passionate wrestling fans from across the country to celebrate the NCAA Wrestling Championships. While fans socialize, high-impact personalities with connections to wrestling will share what the sport means to them in seven-minute interviews on stage. "I'm thrilled to be a part of this powerful event that amplifies the best of wrestling before the men's NCAA Championships while growing the sport alongside J Robinson," said Wrestle Like A Girl Founder Sally Roberts. "Wrestling is important because it strengthens the fabric of America and builds our next generation of leaders, regardless of gender, and that's something we can all champion."

    The guest lineup features speakers from across the wrestling world, including two -- Sally Roberts and Tom Block -- with a military background. "I am beyond excited to be part of this new event that celebrates the impact of wrestling," said SGT (Ret.) Tom Block. "It truly is the best sport because it's unforgiving and immensely rewarding all at once. I'm stoked to be able to share how wrestling gave me the tools to become an Army Ranger and serve in the elite 75th Ranger Regiment."

    Event proceeds will be gifted to TakeDown Cancer, an initiative of the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund. "All of us at the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund would like to take this opportunity to thank J Robinson for partnering with TakeDown Cancer," said Randy Shaver, KARE 11 news anchor and founder of the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund. "Each dollar raised makes an impact on the lives of Minnesota's Cancer Community! Thank you to J Robinson."

    A limited number of tickets for the event are available to the general public at 7in7party.com. Tickets cost $15 and include one free drink per 21+ guest.

    About JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps
    Since its founding in 1978, JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps has trained more than 50,000 wrestlers with a training philosophy that focuses on developing technical skill, physical preparation, building mental toughness, and life skills. Founded by three-time NCAA national champion wrestling coach J Robinson, JROB now operates 12 summer wrestling camps in locations across the country. Learn more at jrobinsoncamps.com.

    About Trackwrestling
    Trackwrestling is part of SportsEngine, Inc., an NBC Sports Group company, and is considered the go-to resource for the sport of wrestling, providing the latest in wrestling stats and content, in addition to live streaming and archived video services at www.Trackwrestling.com. Trackwrestling is the official event management system for the National Wrestling Coaches Association and is used to manage more than 9,500 wrestling events each year. Trackwrestling's services are used as the official scoring systems for more than 35 state high school tournaments, the NCAA Divisions I, II and III Championships and is the official streaming partner of United World Wrestling. SportsEngine, Inc. is the leading provider of sport relationship management software for more than a million youth sports organizations, leagues, governing bodies, and associations. Learn more at: www.sportsengine.com.

    About TakeDown Cancer
    TakeDown Cancer donations contribute to the work of The Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund which supports cancer research, prevention, treatment and other community needs throughout the state of Minnesota. Learn more at takedowncancer.org.
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