Wednesday, March 3, 2010


WHAT: With a very successful WWE Tryout behind us, Ohio Valley Wrestling announces details on its highly anticipated ?So You Want to be a Wrestler?? contest. The Grand Prize is a One Year Scholarship to Ohio Valley Wrestling’s School of Professional Wrestling for the top male and the top female contestants.

The contest will consist of a special eight week training course at OVW’s School of Professional Wrestling in Louisville, KY, and will be filmed as a real-life story of aspiring professional wrestlers. Winners will be selected at the completion of the training course and all corresponding challenges.

WHEN: The ?So You Want to be a Wrestler?? tryouts will be held on Saturday, May 8th 2010. There is a $25 registration fee to enter this contest. All contestants will receive a chance to be selected as a finalist, a one-on-one interview with OVW officials, and a limited edition souvenir T-Shirt commemorating the experience.

If you are selected as a finalist on May 8th, 2010, you must either currently reside in or be willing and able to relocate to the Louisville Metro Area by June 1st, 2010.

TO ENTER: ALL APPLICANTS MUST REGISTER AND ALL REGISTRATION FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY MARCH 31st, 2010. Go to to fill out the application form, and then follow the instructions for submitting payment! We will contact you with more information as soon as your registration is added to our database.

Ohio Valley Wrestling is a former WWE Developmental Training Facility that has trained over 130 internationally recognized wrestling superstars, including such talents as John Cena, Randy Orton, Batista, C.M. Punk, Brock Lesnar, and many more! More information about OVW, including a list of alumni, streaming video, our upcoming events schedule, and information on our training programs can be found at