DGUSA first live event of 2010 in Chicago

Dragon Gate USA holds its first live event of the year on Saturday in Chicago. Here is all the info you need to know:


 
First, check out some very recent things:
 
DGUSA gets mainstream press: http://www.southtownstar.com/entertainment/firstlook/virtusio/1999543,012110ProWrestling.article
 
And some follow up in a blog: http://blogs.southtownstar.com/entertainment/2010/01/pro_wrestling_extra_a_conversa_10.html
 
Johnny Gargano is getting a buzz for his webcam show. Watch the new edition here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfhH-94STGg
 
Keep an eye on: www.Twitter.com/TheTommyDreamer
 
Dragon Gate USA
“Fearless” Pay-Per-View Taping
January 23rd, 2010
7:30 Belltime (main show)
6:00 Belltime (bonus card)
The Congress Theater
2135 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

Tickets will be available at the door on the night of the show. Check the ticket packages below to see what is available. Tickets will be on sale until midnight (eastern time) TONIGHT in the DGUSA.tv Store. In fact, you can still save $10 on 2nd row and $5 on 3rd row Golden Circle seats. Order today and get a discount or pay full price at the door if they are still available.

Go to www.CongressChicago.com for directions, parking and building info.
 
The EXTREME Surprise is coming to Chicago to innovate violence!!! No swerves here!!!

Open The Freedom Gate Title Match
BxB Hulk defends vs. Dragon Kid

FIP World Heavyweight Title Match
Masaaki Mochizuki defends vs. Davey Richards

Elimination Three-Way Tag Team Dream Match
Shingo & YAMATO vs. The Young Bucks vs. Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino

Tag Team Challenge Match
CIMA & Super Crazy vs. Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw

Special Attraction Match #1
Brian Kendrick vs. Jimmy Jacobs

Special Attraction Match #2
Gran Akuma vs. TJP

Bonus Card at 6:00pm (for Golden Circle and stage ticket holders):

AAW Heavyweight Title Match
Silas Young (if still champion) vs. TBD at 1/22 AAW show

Six Way Elimination Match
Arik Cannon vs. Lince Dorado vs. Hallowicked vs. Johnny Gargano vs. Kyle O’Reilly vs. Jon Moxley

Dragon Gate USA is designed to be the premium pro wrestling experience. These ticket offers reflect the fact that you will be treated with respect and we appreciate your support. Here are the various ticket packages and what you will receive with each one:

1st Row Golden Circle – only 2 single tix left
-Naruki Doi collectible ticket
-“Independent Tour De Force Vol. 1” DVD
-Early admission to bonus match
-Early admission to meet & greet
-1st row reserved seat

2nd Row Golden Circle – $50
-Naruki Doi collectible ticket
-“Independent Tour De Force Vol. 1” DVD
-Early admission to bonus match
-Early admission to meet & greet
-2nd row reserved seat

3rd Row Golden Circle – $35
-Naruki Doi collectible ticket
-Early admission to bonus match
-Early admission to meet & greet
-3rd row reserved seat
 
4th Row Ringside- $30
-Naruki Doi collectible ticket
-4th row reserved seat

1st Row Stage – $60 – SOLD OUT
-Naruki Doi collectible ticket
-“Independent Tour De Force Vol. 1” DVD
-Early admission to bonus match
-Early admission to meet & greet
-1st row reserved stage seat.

2nd Row Stage – $50 – LIMITED QUANTITIES
-Naruki Doi collectible ticket
-“Independent Tour De Force Vol. 1” DVD
-Early admission to bonus match
-Early admission to meet & greet
-2nd row reserved stage seat

3rd Row Stage – $40 – LIMITED QUANTITIES
-Naruki Doi collectible ticket
-Early admission to bonus match
-Early admission to meet & greet
-3rd row reserved stage seat

General Admission – $20
-Naruki Doi collectible ticket
-first come, first serve seating

The only way to get the “Independent Tour De Force Vol. 1” DVD is by purchasing 1st or 2nd row tix to upcoming DGUSA events. This will be a high quality, collectible DVD featuring matches from six different promotions. Normally, you would have to purchase DVDs from six different companies to get all these main event bouts. This is the lineup:

-Erick Stevens vs. Go Shiozaki (FIP)
-Triangle Trios Match (CHIKARA)
-Jimmy Jacobs vs. Ryan Boz (AAW I Quit Match)
Mercedes Martinez vs. Nikki Roxx (WSU)
-Christopher Daniels vs. Dave Cole (Hybrid Wrestling)
-Sal Rinauro vs. Larry Sweeney (Jeff Peterson Cup)

Here is everything you need to know if you are attending this Saturday’s event in Chicago, IL at The Congress Theater. We are ready for the “Fearless” pay-per-view taping on January 23rd in Chi-town. The excitement is growing and it will peak when the opening bell rings at 7:30pm. This will be your last chance to see DGUSA in the Midwest until after the summer. Don’t miss your final opportunity to witness DGUSA live in the Midwest until the fall. Read this so you are prepared for Saturday:
-There will be tickets available at the door on the day of the event. We will have $20 general admission, a limited amount of $30 4th row and perhaps a few $50 2nd row and $35 3rd row tickets. As of this writing, we also had two single $75 1st row seats left. If you have already purchased general admission tickets and want to upgrade to reserved seats you can on the day of the show at the ticket window.

-You can also still order tickets in the www.DGUSA.tv Store until Friday night. You can pick them up at will call. The shipping cost will be refunded into your paypal. We strongly suggest you order in advance if you want ringside seats. After Friday night all tickets must be purchased at the door on Saturday.

-The Congress Theater is located on 2135 N. Milwaukee Avenue. It has easy access from the I-90/94 Kennedy Expressway. It is also less than two blocks away from 24 hour public transportation stops on the Blue Line at the California (& Milwaukee) and Western (& Milwaukee) stations. Go to www.CongressChicago.com for more information on the building, parking and directions.

-There will be two lines in front of the building, one for Golden Circle (rows 1-3) as well as stage seats and one for general admission ticket holders. Doors will open at 5:30pm for Golden Circle and stage ticket holders only. They will be admitted for the meet & greet with some Dragon Gate stars and Bonus Match Card, which will have a 6:00pm belltime. Doors will open for all other ticket holders immediately following the Bonus Matches, at approximately 6:30-6:45pm. Autographs with Dragon Gate stars at the meet & greet are free.

-1st & 2nd row Golden Circle and stage ticket holders must pick up their “Independent Tour De Force Vol. 1” DVD when they first walk in the door. This is similar to how giveaways are done at sporting events.

-The Extreme Surprise will be available for autographs at $10 each. We will have 8x10s for him to sign.

-Taking video footage with digital cameras, cell phones or any other device at anytime is strictly prohibited. We will have people watching the crowd for this. Anyone taking video footage will be forced to erase it after a thorough inspection of the contents of their device and will then be ejected without a refund.

-Digital cameras will not be allowed inside The Congress Theater.

-Our main goal is to make sure that everyone has a good time and is able to enjoy a great night of action. We expect you to make noise and have fun, but we also ask you to be courteous of those around you. Anyone “trying to get themselves over” (you know what we mean) by being disruptive or yelling profane/stupid things will be ejected without a refund. This is a family show being filmed for national pay-per-view and we expect you to act accordingly. Please read the code of conduct at the bottom of the 1/23 page in the Live Events section.

-DGUSA has hired a professional security staff for this event.

-To any independent wrestlers or anyone else in the business: You will not be allowed into this event or the locker room without a pass. We are not permitting any guests into this event or locker room. If you are not hired to work on the crew or booked, don’t show up. Thank you for having respect for our event and locker room.

-DGUSA will have its most loaded merchandise table yet with DVDs from various promotions plus this DGUSA merch:

-7/25/09 “Open The Historic Gate” double DVD set- $20
-9/6/09 “Open The Untouchable Gate” double DVD set- $20
-DGUSA Premium Shirt- $35 (M-XL, $40 2XL, $45 3XL)
-DGUSA Zipper Hoodie- $35 or $40 for XXL
-DGUSA Japanese Shirt- $20 or $25 for XXL
-DGUSA Deluxe Logo Shirt- $20 or $25 for XXL
-DGUSA Basic Logo Shirt- $20 or $25 for XXL
-“Open The Historic Gate” Limited Edition Shirt- $25 XXL (only available size)
-DGUSA Cap- $20
-DGUSA Knit Hat- $20
-“Best Of Wrestle JAM Vol. 1” DVD- $20
-“Best Of Dragon Gate Vol. 1” DVD- $20
-“Live In L.A.” DVD- $15
-“Open The Untouchable Gate & Live In L.A.” Special DVD Offer- $30
-“Open The Untouchable Gate & Best Of Wrestle JAM Vol. 1” Special DVD Offer- $35
-“Open The Untouchable Gate & Best Of Dragon Gate Vol. 1” Special DVD Offer- $35
-“Open The Historic Gate & Live In L.A.” Special DVD Offer- $30
-“Open The Historic Gate & Best Of Wrestle JAM Vol. 1” Special DVD Offer- $35
-“Open The Historic Gate & Best Of Dragon Gate Vol. 1” Special DVD Offer- $35
-8×10’s of all Dragon Gate stars (great for autographs!)- $5 each or 3 for $10
-Thundersticks- $3
-Various exclusive, rare items from Japan to be priced night of event.
Chicago is where the stars of Dragon Gate first made their names in the United States with the match of the year in 2006. Now we will do our best to top ourselves this Saturday at The famous Congress Theater. Get your tickets at the door and experience the difference for yourself.