NYAWA's 37th Annual NYC Big Apple Grapple International Arm Wrestling Championships Set for 4/27

The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) announced today that Quantum Wellness Healing Center and Spa is sponsoring the 37th Annual NYC Big Apple Grapple International Arm Wrestling Championships and crowning of the 2014 King and Queen of Arms. The event will be hosted and held at Cheap Shots Sports Bar (149-05 Union Turnpike Flushing, NY 11367) Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 1 p.m. Entry fees are $25 for amateurs, $30 for pros and $10 for women, which includes a free sponsor T-shirt. Competition is open to the public, age 18 years and older, and divided into right and left hand weight classes for men and women, in both amateur and pro categories. There is a $5 admission charge for spectators. Contestants are urged to register between 9 am to 12:50 pm as the event begins at 1 pm sharp. The proud title sponsor is Quantum Wellness Healing Center and Spa. Other sponsors include: Silver Model Management, Captains of Crush Grippers, Ironmind.com and Cheap Shots Sports Bar.

More than 100+ athletes are expected to participate both locally from the five NYC Boroughs, Ling Island from Upstate NY and from as far away as Turkey, Russia and Puerto Rica. First, second and third place winners will receive custom 4" engraved gold, silver and bronze medallions. The overall strongest male and female will be crowned MVP King and Queen of Arms and receive $100 cash prizes that will be awarded to the right and left handed male winners. Teams will also compete, grouped by Borough, State, and Country, with a point tally to determine the winning team.

"The event will draw both 'hard-nosed pros' and first time beginners to compete in their respective weight class categories," said Gene Camp, founder and president of the NYAWA. With the new weekly series "Game of Arms' reality show on AMC TV this event is expected to be a sure blockbuster. We expect a daylong cheering captive audience with awesome demonstrations of power, brute strength, exhausting endurance and explosive raw energy."

The proud title sponsor is Quantum Wellness Healing Center and Spa. These professionals are host to the natural body ability to heal with guidance for most ailments as well as spa services such as the gentle Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for hair removal treatments as well as the cutting edge technique of non-detectable hair simulation procedures. Quantum Wellness is geared toward good health and high tech beauty treatments. Check out their website for all their services provided at www.qwcli.org

The New York Arm Wrestling Association is also seeking sponsor partnerships for events held in each of the five NYC Boroughs, Long Island and Upstate NY. Upcoming events include: The 31st 'Bronxboro' Arm Wrestling Championships held on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the Bronx Week Food and Arts Festival and 35th Annual Long Island Arm Wrestling Championships at the Universal Fitness Expo at the Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, June 14.

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