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Tyrant Duals Return to York for Second Straight Year

Published: 01/19/2017

YORK, PA - Hundreds of wrestlers from five states will converge upon the Utz Arena at the York Expo Center this weekend for the Tyrant Duals, as sports continue to drive the winter tourism industry.   

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau anticipates up to 1,750 participants and spectators will visit York for the competition, driving an estimated $547,000 back into the local economy. Middle school and elementary school teams will come from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Weigh-ins will occur Friday evening, with competition slated for Saturday and Sunday. Doors open at 8 a.m. both days, with action set to start at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend, and admission is $15 per day.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Sport York program is designed to recruit events and generate additional economic impact in York County. Sport York positions York County as Pennsylvania's Premier Sports Destination, highlighting the area's dynamic facilities and central location on the East Coast. For further information about Sport York, visit www.yorkpa.org/sports.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County, PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. The York County CVB's Vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of York County as a sought-after destination. For more information on the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, call 1-888-858-9675 or visit www.yorkpa.org.

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