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York County CVB Welcomes $1 Million Wrestling Tournament to Town

Published: 03/30/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Andrew Staub
Communications Specialist
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
717-852-9675, ext. 103 or astaub@yorkpa.org

Louise Heine
Destination Marketing Director
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
717-852-9675, ext. 109 or louise@yorkpa.org

YORK, PA - The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau will welcome almost 2,400 visitors this weekend when the Middle Atlantic Wrestling Association's 2017 Western Regional Championship comes to town.

AAU wrestlers from around the region will converge on the Utz Arena this Saturday and Sunday for the two-day tournament. The York County CVB estimates it will generate almost $1 million in economic benefits for the community, continuing a string of sporting events that have helped fill hotel rooms and spur spending during the winter and early spring months.

Saturday's competition starts with the bantam and junior wrestlers, with midget and intermediate wrestlers following. Sunday's slate includes advanced and elite wrestlers. Action starts at 8 a.m. both days. Admission is $10 for adults each day and $5 for students.

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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