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College Arm Wrestling CAWL to Arms Show Launches in May with Premiere Party at Paca Club

The Alternative Press Staff

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 • 2:10pm

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Borough residents Karin and John Souren of KJS Design & Technology and partners in TV productions company, NYC Brand Productions, will be hosting a premiere party at The William Paca Club in New Providence for a new co-ed sports championship, College Arm Wrestling, that makes its debut on ESPNU Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m.

Teams comprised of male and female competitors from rival schools face one another in matches to compete for the College Arm Wrestling Championship.  The competition is taped at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park.  

Matchups for Week One include students from Penn State against students from Rutgers. In Week Two of the competition, airing on May 20, students from University of Connecticut meet students from Syracuse University.

The winning teams from those matchups will face each other in a final hour-long special on May 27 at 7 p.m. to determine the 2014 College Arm Wrestling Grand Champions. The winning team members will share a $10,000 cash prize.

“IMPACT WRESTLING” superstar and five-time CBS “Big Brother” star, Jessie Godderz, known to his fans as Mr. PEC-Tacular, has been tapped to co-host the competition.  ESPN announcers Noah Coslov and Tara Petrolino will host the inaugural season of NYC Brand Production’s new coed College Arm Wrestling Championship. Referee for the College Arm Wrestling Championship is four-time World Arm Wrestling Champion, Jim Bryan who has wrestled on five continents for Team USA.

See a video preview of the action at http://cawltoarms.com/2014/04/16/guys-girls-grip-it-rip-it-for-college-arm-wrestling-championship/

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