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November 7, 2015 – New England Championships

Saturday, 22 August, 2015

November 7, 2015

“Battle of Six States!” Open to all pullers, from all locales.

Get ready folks! This will be one of the biggest tournaments in the Northeast in decades, at Foxwoods Resort and Casino!

For arm wrestlers from everywhere!

All six states are partnering to bring this epic event back in 2015.

MINIMUM cash prizes for Pro classes: 200/100/50. These will likely increase. High quality medals for 1st through 3rd in all classes.

Weight classes:

Left and Right, Pro Men: 0-150, 151-165, 166-185, 186-205, 206-235, 236+

Left and Right Amateur Men: 0-165, 166-185, 186-205, 206-235, 236+

Women Left and Right: 0-143, 144+

No clothing allowance. $25 per arm.

Stay at Foxwoods for a special rate of $199.

Reservations can be made at this web address:

Please note the deadlines listed below:

Rooming List Due and Cut-Off Date: Friday, October 16, 2015

Brought to you by:

Granite Arms NH, 207Armsports, Team Maine Armwrestling, Team Dungeon Armwrestling, Team Vermont, Team Rhode Island, and Mass State Arm Wrestling!!

Questions? Joshua Grant: (617) 571-0511,

Results 2015 Addison County Fair VT

Monday, 10 August, 2015

Addison County Fair & Field Days
2015 Arm Wrestling Results

0-143 3rd Chris Bradley(VT) 2nd Nick Trudeau(VT) 1st Jeremy Yerdon(NY)
144-154 3rd Ron Singley(NY) 2nd Jeremy Meservey(ME) 1st Kris Mikels(NY)
155-165 3rd Anthony Tracy(VT) 2nd Kris Mikels(NY) 1st Rob Ketcham(VT)
166-176 3rd Jamie Hoburn(VT) 2nd Matt Gundrum(NY) 1st Ken McKinney(NY)
177-187 3rd Scott Latella(NY) 2nd Ray Calhoun(NY) 1st Daniel Hall(NH)
188-198 3rd Joe Sicko(NY) 2nd Jocelyn Berard(CAN) 1st George Sheldrick(VT)
199-220 3rd Jake Fesko(NY) 2nd Richard Gagne(VT) 1st Adam Barup(VT)
221+ 3rd Adam Barup(VT) 2nd Eric Preston(VT) 1st Eric Guevin(ME)

WOMENS RIGHT (19 Entries!!)
0-143 3rd Ashely Meacham(VT) 2nd Kayla Jackson(VT) 1st Jessalynn Carosella(NY)
144+ 3rd Ashley Taube(VT) 2nd Jessalynn Carosella(NY) 1st Cathy Merrill(NH)

0-154 3rd Christian Fournier(CAN) 2nd Kris Mikels(NY) 1st Jeremy Meservey(ME)
155-176 3rd Rob Ketcham(VT) 2nd Matt Gundrum(NY) 1st Ken McKinney(NY)
177-198 3rd Scott Latella(NY) 2nd Jocelyn Berard(CAN) 1st George Sheldrick(VT)
199-220 3rd Scott Lewis(NH) 2nd Chris Gobby(CAN) 1st Adam Barup(VT)
221+ 3rd Brian Clark(VT) 2nd Adam Barup(VT) 1st Kurt Howgate(ME)

WOMENS LEFT (15 Entries!!)
0-143 3rd Ashley Meacham 2nd Kayla Jackson(VT) 1st Jessalynn Carosella(NY)
144+ 3rd Jessalynn Carosella(NY) 2nd Sheila Larrow(VT) 1st Cathy Merrill(NH)

There were 152 entries from VT, NY, NH, ME, FL & Canada! Referees were Bill Sinks, George Sheldrick, Badger Drewes, Rob Ketcham & Brayton Gillett. Brackets were done by Jennifer Sheldrick & Jackie Devoid. Tournament Directors were Bill Sinks, George Sheldrick & Jennifer Sheldrick. Thank you all for coming out to this HUGE tournament and supporting Vermont arm wrestling!!


Boys & Girls Combined Ages 2-5 (16 entries!!)
3rd Addison Huckins 2nd Henry Calhoun 1st Jonah Tracy

6-7 3rd NO ENTRY 2nd Alexis Whitney 1st Mackenzy Briggs
8-9 3rd Ruby Hubbell 2nd Heather Dwire 1st Isabella Gale
10-11 3rd Sierra Flemmings 2nd Emily Briggs 1st Avery Gale
12-13 3rd Rachael Fitzsimmons 2nd Julianna Williams 1st Lydia Deppman
14 3rd Aislynn Farr 2nd Cammy Tupper 1st Kayley Lewis
15 3rd NO ENTRY 2nd Alyssa Hasbrouck 1st Samantha Fitzsimmons
16 3rd NO ENTRY 2nd Lillian Corran 1st Brooke Tupper

6-7 3rd Ari Schmidt 2nd Ethan Hallock 1st Samuel Luis
8 3rd Tanner Burns 2nd Joseph Bergevin 1st Isaac Preston
9 3rd Evan Rakowski 2nd Mason Tracy 1st Timothy Whitney Jr
10 3rd Wyatt Quesnel 2nd Carter Hubbell 1st Colby Butler
11 3rd Cam Becker 2nd Taylor Stearns 1st Jacob Hanlon
13 3rd NO ENTRY 2nd Lucas Farrell 1st Hunter Gale
14 3rd Nathan Bourgeois 2nd Mason West 1st Dalton Wilkey
15 3rd NO ENTRY 2nd Dylan Levesque 1st Brandin Plumadore
16 3rd NO ENTRY 2nd Jared West 1st Peyton McAllister

There were 79 kids entries this year.

Full Results Concord, NH Empowering Women

Monday, 3 August, 2015

August 1, 2015
Concord, NH

Supermatch: Taylor Johnson vs Deb Banaian: Taylor 1: Deb Banaian 3

Queen of the Table: Deb Banaian

Queen of the Table Matches: Mary Devou vs Lynne Lowell, Mary Devou vs. Sylive Dufresne, Sylvie Dufresne vs.Stephanie Vigue, Sylvie Dufresne vs Laura Farren, Sylvie Dufresne vs Deb Banaian, Deb Banaian vs. Jeanne Cappa, Deb Banaian vs. Jennifer Wentworth, Deb Banaian vs. Valerie Bech

Women’s Left Pro 0-150; 1 Jessalynn Carosella, 2 Stephanie Vigue

Women’s Left Pro 151+; 1 Sylvie Dufresne, 2 Jessalynn Carosella

Women’s Amateur Left 0-150; 1 Jeanne Cappa, 2 Kaley Lewis, 3 Laura Farren

Women’s Right Amateur 0-150 (5); 1 Jennifer Wentworth, 2 Taylor Johnson, Jeanne Cappa

Women’s Right Amateur 151+; 1 Lynn Lowell, 2 Jennifer Wentworth, 3 Marie Francis

Women’s Right Pro 0-150; 1 Stephanie Vigue, 2 Jessalynn Carosella, 3 Taylor Johnson

Women’s Right Pro 151+ (4); 1 Sylvie Dufresne, 2 Mary Devou, 3 Lynn Lowell

King of the Table: George Sheldrick

Men’s Left Pro 0-185 (5 Participants); 1 Chris Gobby, 2 Dan Hall, 3 Jeremy Mesevery

Men’s Left Pro 186-235; 1 Paul Maurias, 2 Josh Grant, 3 Scott Lewis

Men’s Left Pro 236+ (4); 1 Kurt Howgate, 2 Mike Homewood, 3 John Lessard

Men’s Amateur Left 0-185 (6); 1 Dan Hall, 2 Robert Belley, 3 Matt Vigue

Men’s Amateur Left 186-235 (8); 1 Kyle Millheiser, 2 Sam Calley, 3 Jason Galipeau

Men’s Amateur Left 236+ (5); 1 Norm Baron, 2 Jim Saccocia, 3 Craig Calley

Men’s Right Pro 0-175 (5); 1 Jeremey Meservey, 2 Chad Richards, 3 Travis Josselyn

Men’s Right Pro 176-205; 1 Josh Grant, 2 Dan Hall, 3 Jeff LeBlanc

Men’s Right Pro 241+ (6); 1 Kurt Howgate, 2 Mike Homewood, 3 John Lessard

Men’s Right Amateur 0-175 (6); 1 Matt Vigue, 2 Robert Belley, 3 John Fortier

Men’s Right Amateur 176-205 (5); 1 Dan Hall, 2 Kevin Roy, 3 Daniel Salo

Men’s Right Amateur 206-240 (7); 1 Kyle Millheiser, 2 Shawn Wentworth, 3 Sam Calley

Men’s Right Amateur 241+ (9); 1 Norm Baron, 2 Curtis Calley, 3 Jake Rand

Youth Division 1; 1 Haley Alden, 2 Marley Wentworth, 3 Callen Grant

Youth Division 2; 1 David Wentworth, Mattaya Carosella

Youth Division 3; Asa Dupois, 2 Hunter Libby, 3 Trevor Dupois

Youth Division Overall; Dawson “Lightning” Lane

Referee’s; Jim Fitzsimmons, Tim Sears, Bill Cox, George Sheldrick

Results Empowering Women Champ. – NH

Sunday, 2 August, 2015

Results are available off the link below:

August 7, 2015 – Addison County Fair

Sunday, 12 July, 2015

Bill Sinks, (802) 777-3049
Friday, August 7, 2015 — LOCATION: Show Tent

Sign up begins at 4:00-5:00 p.m. – Tournament Begins: 5:00 p.m.
Weigh Ins begin at 5:00 p.m. – Tournament Begins: 7:00 p.m.
Armwrestling has been a great success and a lot of fun at Field Days for over 35 years now. The tournaments will be held in the big show tent, which is located at the entrance to the grounds. This will provide much needed space and accommodate the spectators with bleachers and a stage. Entry for youth is free. Medals to third place will be given and all will receive participant ribbons. Adult entry fee is $10. Nice championship jackets will be given to first place winners and trophies to 2nd and 3rd place winners. We continue to add additional classes to accommodate the increased participation. Come join the fun!
Age 5 and under BOYS and GIRLS combined
6 & 7 year old BOYS
6 & 7 year old GIRLS
8 year old BOYS
9 year old BOYS
10 year old BOYS
11 year old BOYS
8 & 9 year old GIRLS
10 & 11 year old GIRLS
12 year old BOYS
13 year old BOYS
12 & 13 year old GIRLS
14 year old GIRLS
14 year old BOYS
15 & 16 year old GIRLS
15 year old BOYS
16 year old BOYS
Men’s Right Hand:
0 -143 144 – 154 155 – 165 166 – 176 177 – 187 188 – 198 199 -200 221 – over
Men’s Left Hand:
0 – 154 155 – 176 177 – 198 199 -220 221+
Women’s Right Hand and Left Hand
0 – 143 144 and over

October 17, 2015 – Pulling Against Breast Cancer

Sunday, 12 July, 2015

Saturday, October 17, 2015

@ Milly’s Tavern
500 N Commercial St,
Manchester, New Hampshire 03101

Weigh in: Friday, Oct. 16 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM, @ Milly’s Tavern
Weigh in: Saturday, Oct. 17, @11:00 – 12:30 PM @ Milly’s Tavern

Tournament begins @ 1:00 PM


1st – 3rd place medallions presented to all divisions and classes
Stay tuned for more special prizes and awards to be announced

Division & Classes ~ Right Hand

Amateur Women:0-150, 151+
Pro Women: 0-150, 151+

Amateur Men: 0-175, 176-205, 206-240, 241+
Pro Men: 0-175, 176-205, 206-240, 241+

Division & Classes ~ Left Hand

Amateur Women:0-150, 151+
Pro Women: 0-150, 151+

Amateur Men: 0-185, 186-235, 236+
Pro Men: 0-185, 186-235, 236+

~Early ONLINE Registration SAVES $5.00 (before October 15th)~


Event link coming soon…

$25.00 for each arm up to 2 divisions/entries
$20.00 for each additional division/entry

*All profits from this event will be donated to Norris Cotton Cancer Center for breast cancer research, treatment, and patient needs.

Contact: Debbie Banaian 603-785-4756

FB: Female Arm Wrestlers United

Pulling Against Cancer ~ FB Event and Details

Results 2015 Vermont State Championships

Monday, 29 June, 2015

Results Vermont State Championship
June 27, 2015
Men’s Right
0-154 1st Jeremey Messervey (ME) 2nd Marc Vachon (CAN) 3rd Micheal Buchanon (VT)
155-176 1st Ken McKinney (NY) 2nd Matt Gundrum (NY) 3rd Jamie Hoburn (VT)
177-198 1st Jocelyn Berard (CAN) 2nd Daniel Hall (NH) 3rd Isaac Firkey (VT)
199-220 1st Alexander Pacquette (CAN) 2nd Vlad Bassenko (CAN) 3rd Tony Niemo (VT)
221+ 1st Alexander Pacquette (CAN) 2nd George Sheldrick (VT) 3rd John Jackson (VT)
Women’s Right
0-143 1st Kayla Jackson (VT) 2nd Karen Brisson (VT) 3rd Bridget Wedge (VT)
144+ 1st Jesalynn Carosella 2nd Evelyn Therrien (VT)
Men’s Left
0-154 1st Jeremey Messervey (ME) 2nd Corey Dupuis (NH) 3rd Hugh Brodie (CAN)
155-176 1st Chris Gobby (CAN) 2nd Ken McKinney (NY) 3rd Matt Gundrum (NY)
177-198 1st Jocelyn Berard (CAN) 2nd Daniel Hall (NH) 3rd James Mason (VT)
199-220 1st Tony Niemo (VT) 2nd Vlad Bassenko (CAN)
221+ 1st Adam Barup (VT) 2nd John Lessard (CAN) 3rd Harry H Bean (NH)
Women’s Left
0-143 1st Debbie Banaian (NH) 2nd Kayla Jackson (VT) 3rd Katie Viau (VT)
144+ 1st Jessalynn Carosella (NY) 2nd Debbie Banaian (NH)
There were 71 entries from Canada, ME, NH, VT and NY. Referees were George Sheldrick, Bill Sinks and Brayton Gillett. Brackets were done by Jennifer Sheldrick. Tournament directors were George & Jennifer Sheldrick.

10/3/15 – Ronny Bean Memorial Championship

Sunday, 28 June, 2015

Granite Arms and Boulia-Gorrell Lumber Co
The 6th Annual Ronny Bean Memorial Armwrestling Championship
Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Paradise Beach Club
322 Lakeside Ave.
Weirs Beach, NH

Novice Right 0-176, 177-220, 221-up
Open Right 0-176, 177-198, 199-220, 221-242, 243-up
Left Novice 0-198, 199-up
Left Open 0-176, 177-220, 221-up
Masters Right 0-220, 221-up
Women 0-143, 144-up
Kids 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-16 Boys and girls combined

IAF Sanctioned Event

WEIGH INS: 11:00AM TIL 12:30PM

ENTRY FEES: $20.00 1ST ARM $15.00 each additional – KIDS $5.00

A raffle ticket will be given to each 1st place winner in all classes except kids to take a chance on winning a $100.00 cash prize.

The Salvation Army and St. Vincent de Paul

Full luncheon menu available No outside food or beverages

June 27th – Superhero Lady Armwrestlers Event!!!

Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland Present SLAP’s Summer Brawl
Saturday, June 27th
Studio 55
55 Market Street, Portland,ME

Our April show warmed us up a bit, and now we’re looking to really bring the heat with our SUMMER BRAWL. Three rounds of down and dirty wrestling to see who out of eight can take home the trophy.

Fundraising efforts from this show will benefit The Locker Project, an amazing non-profit that helps ensure food security for all Maine children through local schools. The Locker Project works with schools to create their own program for providing students with healthy class-time snacks and take-home food for the times they are most likely to experience hunger.

Doors are at 9:30PM, and tickets are $5 in advance, $8 at the door. Tickets available online at

This show is 21+.

6/27/15 – Vermont State Championships

Saturday, 20 June, 2015

2015 Vermont State Championships
June 27, 2015

Waterhouses Campground
937 W Shore Rd, Salisbury, Vermont 05769

Weigh ins 10:30am-1:00pm
Competition starts at 1:30pm

Entry Fee $20
(There is a $4 entry fee for spectators, it is admission to the beach and you will have the use of it the entire day)

Weight Classes
Right & Left Handed

Mens: 0-154 155-176 177-198 199-220 221+

Womens: 0-143 144+

Tournament Info:
George Sheldrick 802-989-1597

Waterhouses Campground is a family friendly beach/campground. There is swimming in clear/clean Lake Dunmore and the new Paddlers Pub is on the grounds. Food & drinks will be available for purchase all day. Please check out their website for more info!

They also have a great campground if you want to enjoy the lake for the weekend!