More than 900 youth wrestlers, including qualifiers from Corry and Union City, are expected at this weekend’s Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Championships, to be held at Erie Insurance Arena.

Three age groups will compete in the tournament: 8 and under, 9-10 and 11-12.

On Thursday weigh-ins will take place at the Millcreek Mall from 4-8 p.m.

The doors will open at 8 a.m. Friday for the first session, which will begin at 9 a.m. It’s a pigtail round of 32, cut to preliminary round of 16 wrestlers, then the consolation rounds and championship quarterfinals, which will begin at 3 p.m. The second session of consolation and champion rounds will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Doors open for the finals at 3 p.m. with the competition starting at 5 p.m.

Admission is $15 for an adult day pass, or $25 for an adult two-day pass. Student passes are $10 for a day, or $15 for two days.

Tickets and programs are on sale at Thursday's weigh-ins at the Millcreek Mall or at the  box offices on Friday and Saturday.

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