The 2023 TNT HOF weekend will take place on July 20 - 22, 2023.
We will announce more details at a later date.
We continue to be overwhelmed by all the support we received this year. Thank you! We are excited to announce we have finalized our dates for our 2023 George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. Next year's event will be held Thursday July 20th to Saturday 23 in Waterloo, Iowa. We already have some new events we are working on and tweaking ones from last month.
We also want to announce All-Access Badges will go on sale AUGUST 12TH for $120. The link will be here when the sale goes live. This price is good until January 1st when the price will go up $20. Lifetime Members can purchase their All Access Passes until January 1st for just $100. Note- Lifetime Members must call 319 233 0745 to get the discount.
We promise that as long as you keep supporting us, we will keep making the weekend bigger and better.
Thursday, July 20
4:30 p.m. - Museum opens. Silent Auction begins. (All-Access Pass Required)
5:00 p.m. - Kickoff Social/Party with free Doughy Joey’s Pizza, appetizers, beer, and soda at the Dan Gable Museum (All-Access Pass Required) Special recognitions to be presented. Gerry Brisco, Dan Gable, Jim Miller, JJ Dillon, and other wrestlers and legends to be announced.
8:00 p.m. - Pro Wrestling Trivia hosted by DJ Trivia at GR Kitchen and Taps, located within the Best Western Plus. Compete with and against wrestling legends for prizes! (All-Access Pass Required)
Friday, July 21
9:00 a.m. - Museum opens. Free entry for All-Access Pass holders or $15 admission. Registration for Gerry Brisco Evaluation Show begins.
11 a.m - 12:30 p.m. - Podcaster collective at the Dan Gable Museum. This will include a roundtable discussion featuring national and regional wrestling podcasters. It will also include a meet and greet with question and answer period. (If you host a podcast and would like to participate, please email [email protected])
12:30-2:30 p.m. - Legends of Wrestling game tournament featuring past and present Hall of Fame members at Dan Gable Museum. $10 suggested donation to participate. Free to All-Access Pass holders to watch and cheer on their favorites.
3:00-5:00 p.m. - LIVE Art of Wrestling Podcast with Colt Cabana at Waterloo Convention Center.
All Day - Pro Wrestling matches shown at Dan Gable Museum theater. “Pop-up” roundtable discussions with distinguished guests and vendor tables available. All-Access Pass Required or $15 at the door
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Seminar at Waterloo Convention Center for all active professional wrestlers at all skill levels. Seminar hosts will be announced in the coming weeks. Not open to the public
5:30 p.m. - Doors open for Impact Pro Wrestling show and fanfest at Waterloo Convention Center. Included in All-Access Pass or $20 ticket at the door.
6:30 p.m. - Impact Pro Wrestling Show at Waterloo Convention Center. Included in All-Access Pass or $20.
10:00 p.m. - After Party - Doughy Joey’s
Saturday, July 22
9:30 a.m. - Doors open at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum for All-Access Pass Holders. Vendor booths open.
10 a.m. - Doors open at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum to general public
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. – Round Table Discussion (subject & participants TBA) with Q&A session to follow.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - The Brisco and Big Ace Show podcast at the Dan Gable Museum. Special guests to be announced. Free to All-Access Pass holders or $15 admission.
1:30 p.m. – Autograph signing legends at Dan Gable Museum. All-Access Pass Holders enter first. Included in All-Access Pass or $20 admission
3:00 pm - Silent Auction concludes
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Lifetime Members reception. (Lifetime Members only - $250 to purchase Lifetime Membership)
5 p.m. – Hall of Fame Reception at Waterloo Convention Center.
6 p.m. – Induction Banquet at Waterloo Convention Center.. Included in All-Access Pass or $60.
7 p.m. – Induction Ceremony at Waterloo Convention Center.