The Greensboro Arm Wrestling League (GRAWL), in partnership with four local comic book shops, will host GRAWL Brawl IV: We Can Be Heroes, May 6 at Elm Street Center, 232 S. Elm Street, Greensboro. Proceeds from the event will benefit the nonprofit I Am A Queen Foundation’s annual teen empowerment conference.
GRAWL Brawl V is a superhero-themed arm wrestling competition co-sponspered by Acme Comics, Comics Dimensions, Parts Unknown and Ssalefish Greensboro. Our lady arm wrestlers transform into your favorite heros and villians from comic books, science fiction and fantasy, including Captain America, Xena: Warrior Princess and Disney’s The Little Mermaid. The mean green queen, SHULKie will wrestle on behalf of the I Am A Queen Foundation.
DJ84 will be spinning beats throughout the show and guest judges for the evening will be local filmmaker Jaysen Buterin, renowned illustrator Dan Dos Santos and the Mayor of Comic Book City USA, Jax Carignan.
Admission is $6. Audience members are encouraged to donate more money throughout the event by contributing to their favorite wrestlers. Doors open at 7 pm. Arm wrestling begins at 8 pm. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.geeksboro.com/grawlfcbd or at the door. Free parking is available until 9 p.m. at the Green Street Parking Deck, 211 S. Greene St.