Houston to host the Royal Rumble Weekend in 2020
WWE today announced that Minute Maid Park in Houston will host Royal Rumble on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The event will mark WWE’s debut at Minute Maid Park and the second time Royal Rumble has been held at a baseball stadium following this year’s event at Chase Field in Phoenix which took place in front of a capacity crowd of 48,193. The announcement was made by the Houston Chronicle.
Fans attending this Sunday’s WWE Elimination Chamber event at the Toyota Center in Houston will receive a pre-sale offer to buy tickets to Royal Rumble before the general public. Details on ticket availability will be forthcoming. Additionally, fans in attendance will have the chance to win four tickets to the 2020 Royal Rumble by taking part in a special Twitter and Instagram sweepstakes.
“We are thrilled to bring one of WWE’s biggest events of 2020 to Minute Maid Park,” said Janis Burke, CEO of the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority. “We look forward to WWE fans from around the world descending on Houston for the Royal Rumble.”
The event, which will stream live around the world on WWE Network, will feature a 30-Man Royal Rumble Match and a 30-Woman Royal Rumble Match, with the winners of both matches receiving World Championship opportunities at WrestleMania 36.