Yes, friend, the 43rd annual American Armsport Association National Championship is coming Friday and Saturday to the Marriott West Palm Beach (101 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach), and its your chance to make your mark in the annals of armsport history. The traveling event will gather over 300 of the fiercest competitors from across the country guys with names like Mad Dog and Smasher and Grizzly, no doubt to vie for the title of champion. There are three categories: Novice, Open, and Masters each broken up by weight class and between mens and womens and anyone is welcome to come down and sign up. Weigh ins are held on Friday morning from 9 a.m. to noon and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:30, with additional opportunities spaced throughout the day. Anyone looking to slam some fists onto mats needs to front $25 to become an AAA member, plus pay an entry fee starting at $25. Spectators are encouraged and its free to attend, so even if you arent competing, youll be able to check out the action firsthand. Find out more at www.armsport.com.
Fri., June 13, 9 a.m.; Sat., June 14, 10:30 a.m., 2008