Annual Pittston Tomato Festival Arm Wrestling Championship set for Aug. 18 at Pittston Knights of Columbus

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Referee Tom ‘Nitro’ Simko readies opponents David Bennett, of Selinsgrove, left, and Terrin Reaser, of Allenwood, at the Arms of Steel arm wrestling tournament at the Greater Pittston YMCA last year. - File photos
Lukas Surplus, of Clarks Summit, right, and Carson Corl, of Selinsgrove, go at it on the table as referee Tom ‘Nitro’ Simko watches the action last year. - File photos

PITTSTON — The 24th annual Pittston Tomato Festival “Arms of Steel” Arm Wrestling Championship will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Pittston Knights of Columbus, 55 S. Main St.

Weigh-ins begin at 1:30 p.m. and wrestling will begin at 3:30 p.m. There are weight classes for men’s right hand, men’s left hand, women’s, men’s right novice, men’s left novice, masters, and kids. Entry fee is $20 for adult participants, $10 for children participants and free for spectators. T-shirts will be available for purchase.

The event is sponsored by DeMinico Chiropractic, Toyota of Scranton, Old Mill Pine Hardware, Ransom Quarry, Atty. Joseph Novak, Bonner Chevrolet, Mobile Glass Services, Carmix, Cartridge World, Depew Heating & Air Conditioning, and Kustom Control Solutions.

For more information, contact tournament director Tom “Nitro” Simko at 570-388-8612.

Referee Tom ‘Nitro’ Simko readies opponents David Bennett, of Selinsgrove, left, and Terrin Reaser, of Allenwood, at the Arms of Steel arm wrestling tournament at the Greater Pittston YMCA last year.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_PSD082717ArmWrestling_1.CMYK_-1.jpgReferee Tom ‘Nitro’ Simko readies opponents David Bennett, of Selinsgrove, left, and Terrin Reaser, of Allenwood, at the Arms of Steel arm wrestling tournament at the Greater Pittston YMCA last year. File photos

Lukas Surplus, of Clarks Summit, right, and Carson Corl, of Selinsgrove, go at it on the table as referee Tom ‘Nitro’ Simko watches the action last year.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_PSD082717ArmWrestling_5.CMYK_-1.jpgLukas Surplus, of Clarks Summit, right, and Carson Corl, of Selinsgrove, go at it on the table as referee Tom ‘Nitro’ Simko watches the action last year. File photos

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