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Toughman contest scheduled for this weekend at EHS

March 17, 2011
By ANDREW?DAVIS Staff Writer

The ninth annual Elkins Toughman Contest will be held on Friday and Saturday at Elkins High School's Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium.

Doors will open up at 6:30 p.m. and the event will start at 7:30 p.m. on both nights.

Advance tickets for both days are still available at Rich Oil and Speedway stores in Elkins, Buckhannon and Philippi. Advance ticket sales will end at noon on friday and remaining tickets will be available only at the gate.

"Advance ticket sales have been very strong," said West Virginia Sports Promotor Jerry Thomas. "There are good seats still available and we are expecting another good crowd."

There are 80 fighters entered for the event with more entries expected. There will be a new division this year and it is the lightweight class where fighters 139 pounds and under will compete.

Fighters can still enter by either calling 1-800-296-3897 or going to

The marine corp will also have a pull up contest in the lobby at EHS?for anyone interested.

This years toughman is being sponsored by WDTV, WDNE, Performance Powder Coating and Network West Virginia.



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