Arm wrestling tournament to be featured at Calamity Jane Days in Princeton

Calamity Jane Days

An arm wrestling tournament will be held during Calamity Jane Days in Princeton next week. Registration will be in the Fair Building Show Arena September 18th from 11 to 1 o’clock, and the tournament will begin at 2 o’clock.

There will be men’s left and right hand, novice, and pro as well as six weight classes. The cost for the men is $20 per hand. Ladies classes will include left and right hand for $15 per hand. There will also be children’s and teens classes in three age groups for $10 per hand. Super matches will also be held.

First through third place prizes will be awarded in each class. The overall winner for the left and right hand prize will receive a championship diamond ring.

Entrants into the competition will get their name into a drawing for gift baskets.

T-shirt sales will be available.

Several big-name arm wrestlers are to be at the tournament at Calamity Jane Days September 18th.

Contacts for more information are Kenny Thomas at 660-359-7237 and Rachel Thomas at 660-953-0102.

Jennifer Thies

Jennifer’s interest in radio began at a young age. She started as a news reporter at KTTN in January 2017, but previously worked almost a year and a half as an on-air announcer and with news at the NPR affiliate KXCV/KRNW, which serves Northwest Missouri. Jennifer was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. She received a Bachelor of Science in Mass Media: Broadcast Production with an Emphasis in Audio Production from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.