35th Annual Empire State Arm Wrestling Championships
Cheap Shots Sports Bar (149-05 Union Turnpike, Queens)
Free to watch, donations to Sandy relief appreciated
The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) announced that more than 100 men and women are expected to participate at the 35th Annual Empire State Arm Wrestling Championships for the chance to be crowned 2012 Empire State Arm Wrestling Champion. The event is also a fundraiser for the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts. Competition is open to the public for a $25 entry fee and there are no residency requirements. Spectators also have the opportunity to donate to the cause and watch the event free. There are 17 pro and amateur categories for men and women, first, second, third place awards are given, and $100 cash prizes go to the day’s overall right and left hand MVP award winners. In addition, the NYAWA will choose the New York State Arm Wrestler of the year.