2002-08-03 / Community

Arm Wrestling Championships

At Rockaway Beach
Arm Wrestling Championships At Rockaway Beach

At Rockaway Beach

The City of New York Parks and Recreation and The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) will join forces to present the 25th Annual 'Queensboro' New York 'Golden Arm' Series Championships on Sunday, August 11, 2002 on the main stage at 116 Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Over 100 men and women are expected to compete in 12 weight classes, which include a men 45+ years old light, and heavy weight class and a 60+ class. The 'Queensboro' Golden Arm Championship is one of the seven preliminary events leading up to the finals. Awards will be given for first, second and third place and a male and female 'Best in Queens' MVP will be crowned.

There are no residency requirements. Contestants from the Tri-State area and beyond are expected to compete. First, second and third place winners will qualify for the Empire State 'Golden Arm' Tournament of Champions XXV at The Empire State Building Observatory on October 10, 2002. This will mark a 25th Anniversary Final.

Registration and weigh-in begins at 11 a.m., start time is 1 p.m. and the finals will take place at 3:30 p.m. A free entry and admission will be provided to all competitors and spectators.

For upcoming summer events, pictures, results and much more, visit the NYAWA website at: www.NewYorkArmWrestling.com.


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