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1999 World’s Wristwrestling Championship

(Armwrestling Tables & Rules apply)

Last Qualifier for Team USA Moscow 2000

Saturday October 9, 1999

Location: Mystic Theater 21 Petaluma Blvd. North. Petaluma, CA

All entrants must be on hand for weigh-ins 8 a.m. to noon on October 9, 1999 unless they weigh-in early at Jok-erz Wild Casino. Start time on Saturday October 9th at 1:00pm. Call 707 664-1155 for reservations at the
Quality Inn.

Over $5,000 in Cash & Prizes will be awarded

Weigh-ins will be held Friday night October 8th from 6:30PM to 10:00PM at the Jok-erz Wild Casino in Petaluma located at 5151 Montero Way which is located by the Quality Inn. Also Saturday morning from 8:00AM to noon at the Mystic Theater in downtown Petaluma.

Weight Classes:

Men’s Professional Right & Left Hand: 0-132, 133-154, 155-176, 177-198, 199-242, 243+.

Ladies Professional Right: 0 -121, 122-143, 144-176, 177+.

Ladies Professional Left Hand: 0 -143, 144+.

Men’s Novice/Beginner Right & Left Hand: 0-154, 155-176, 177-198, 199 +.

Men’s Masters (Age 40-54): Right & Left Hand 0 -165, 166-198, 199+.

Men’s Grand Masters (Age 55+): Right Hand: 0-165, 166-198, 199+

There will be no clothing allowance - You can weigh-in without clothing


Team Award Competition 1st thru 3rd
$200 to 1st place Right Hand Men's Professional Classes
$50 to 2nd place Right Hand Men's Professional Classes
$100 to 1st place Men's Left Hand and
Ladies Right & Left Hand Professional Classes

Champion T-shirts to 1st place in all Open, Masters and Grand Masters classes.

Custom Champion Medals 1st to 3rd place in all Professional & Masters Classes.

Plaques awarded 1st to 3rd place in all Novice Classes.

Check for updated information on the Internet at

For more information call 406 248-4508

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Special Room Rates

The official headquarters for this years tournament is the Quality Inn located at 5100 Montero Way in Petaluma. Special Rates apply so identify yourself as attending the World’s Wristwrestling Championship. Call 707 664-1155 for reservations.

Dear Wrestlers,

The World's Wristwrestling Championships and Petaluma, California have much to offer you in 1999. This year's tournament will continue to lead the sport in originality and excitement. There will be a total of over $5000.00 in cash and prizes awarded to the Professional Classes. Since 1989 we have used armwrestling tables and rules and will continue that practice. We have been in contact with many new wrestlers this year and expect to see many new competitors from all over the United States, and throughout the world. Again this year we will have the presentation of Champion T-shirts to the first place winners in each class. This is the LAST QUALIFIER for TEAM USA Moscow 2000. The first and second place winners in the professional classes will automatically qualify to attend the "Golden Bear International Championships" in Moscow, Russia in April 2000. This will be the only team attending from the United States so don't miss your chance to join us for the eleventh annual trip to Moscow. This year is the eleventh anniversary for the Golden Bear and we are promised the most exciting tournament ever.

This year's tournament will again be held at the Mystic Theater in downtown Petaluma, 21 Petaluma Blvd. North. We are very excited about this great location. This is our fourth year there and know you will enjoy the atmosphere. For those of you that have not attended our tournament, this is the 38th annual Anniversary. It has always been held in Petaluma, California and was viewed by millions when aired by "ABC's Wide World of Sports" for 16 years. In 1995 it was televised all over the world on the Discovery Channel and in 1996 was featured on the Sunday NBC World edition news (Five minutes right between the Pope and President Clinton) plus ABC’s Wide World of Sports did a segment on us based on a prior tournament.

Petaluma is in the heart of California's "Wine Country" and is also only a 35 minute drive from the sights of San Francisco and about 30 minutes from Marine World Africa USA in Vallejo, California. It is the perfect place to take your family for vacation and also give you the opportunity to compete in the oldest and best-known tournament in the World. The tournament that started the organized sport of armwrestling. If you are flying in you can book your flights into San Francisco or Oakland, California. Oakland Airport is easy to get in and out of and is also the same distance from Petaluma.

Again this year you will receive a $5.00 discount when you enter more than one weight class. We are looking forward to seeing many of you enter more divisions because of this benefit. Remember there is no clothing allowance again this year. You may weight-in without clothing. There are Friday night weigh-ins for those of you concerned about your weight. Location will be announced. Weigh-ins will also be held Saturday morning at the Mystic Theater 8 AM to Noon prior to the tournament which will start at 1 PM.

The Quality Inn at 5100 Montero Way is the official headquarters for this year's tournament and they are offering a special room rate for you. Call them at (707) 664-1155 and identify yourself as attending the World's Wristwrestling Championships. Bill Soberanes and I are looking forward to seeing all of you again and also meeting those we haven't yet met. We have made great strides in the sport of armwrestling in the past few years. You can now find extensive information "on the net" at www. armwrestling.com so look us up and see how much is happening in the "World of Armwrestling". This site has exceeded the TWO MILLION hit mark and has been selected as one of the top 5% of all the internet sites.


Dave Devoto & Bill Soberanes
Classification - Professional - $30 per class -# classes
Masters $30 per class - # classes
Beginner/Novice classes - $20 per class -# classes
Remember there is a $5 discount if you wrestle more than one class



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