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TNA, Globetrotters set Sanford Center dates

BEMIDJI – Professional wrestlers and the Harlem Globetrotters, the reknown basketball team known for its razzle dazzle, will be performing at city-owned Sanford Center.

Both shows were announced Thursday by VenuWorks, which manages the facility on behalf of the city.

Tickets for the TNA Impact Wrestling World Tour go on sale Friday for the Nov. 30 show.

The tickets for the Globetrotters’ 2012 “You Write the Rules” World Tour go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday. The Globetrotters game begins at 7 p.m. Jan. 2.

Below are more details about each of the events.

TNA Impact Wrestling

The 7:30 p.m. show will feature live appearances by Jeff Hardy, AJ Styles, James Storm and Bully Ray.

Ticket prices start at $20, and fans purchasing a $50 ticket will receive early entry and autograph signings with select wrestlers starting at 5:30 p.m.

A news release said tickets are available online at or by phone at (800) 745-3000.

Harlem Globetrotters

The Globetrotters’ tour is designed to give audience members a say in the rules for the game.

“Fans will decide the rules for the game that could affect the final outcome,” a news release said. “This could be anything from playing with two basketballs at once, to getting double the points for each basket made.

To select rules for the game, fans can visit online

Tickets start at $15 and go on sale starting at 10 a.m. Monday at,, the box office at the Sanford Center or by phone at (800)745-3000. Information about group and scout tickets can also be found at