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“Wrestle for a Cure” Announces Return to HHR

Published: Oct 18, 2011

WorkPlay, PA (Hershey Harrisburg Region) – The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) announced today the 2nd Annual NCAA Wrestle for a Cure Duals returns to the Hershey Harrisburg region Saturday, November 12 from 9am – 9pm in the large arena of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center. Tickets for the single day event are $15 for adults and $6 for youth 12 and under. This invitational tournament will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Central Pennsylvania.

There will be 28 collegiate programs and high school and clubs wrestling on eight mats, up from four in 2010. Each team will wrestle three (3) times over six (6) rounds beginning at 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm and 7pm. A detailed schedule of mat times, matchups and additional information can be found at WrestleForACure.org.  

The following is a list of teams participating in this year’s tournament:

NCAA Division I:          Boston University, University of Buffalo, The Citadel, Cleveland State University,

University of Illinois, Kent State University, Lock Haven University, US Naval Academy, University of Nebraska, The Ohio State University, Old Dominion University, University of North Carolina, Utah Valley University

NCAA Division II:         American International College, Shippensburg University

NCAA Division III:        Elizabethtown College, Ithaca College, Johns Hopkins University, York College of Pennsylvania,
                                    Pennsylvania College of Technology

High School Clubs:      Apache Wrestling Club, Keystone Brawlers, Peak Performance, Premium Wrestling Club, SEPA Wrestling Club, Team Attack, Team Diesel, Quest School of Wrestling

This tournament is being produced by Wrestle for a Cure, Inc. (W4AC), a non-profit organization founded in 2009 to promote the advancement of charitable giving through the sport of wrestling. Wrestle for a Cure produces Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling tournaments and events for the benefit of charity. The 2011 tournament is sponsored by reGen Muscle Recovery Beverage.

Author: Rick Dunlap

Public Relations Director
Visit Hershey & Harrisburg
3211 North Front Street, Suite 301 A, Harrisburg, PA 17110