Will reigning champ Kim Hansen, right, best Melessa Owsley of Ohio this year at the Women’s Arm Wrestling tournament Thursday (June 13) in the Berkley Barn? The fun starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Photo: C. Leinbach

The popular and fun 11th Annual WOVV Women’s Arm Wrestling Tournament is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, in the Berkley Barn.

The competition is a fundraiser for WOVV, Ocracoke’s nonprofit community radio station at 90.1 FM and online at wovv.rocks. 

Reigning champion Kim Hansen, aka “Wrestles with Bears,” is expected to defend her title

Visitor and local competitors in this double-elimination contest (overseen by a professional arm wrestler/referee) are encouraged to wear costumes and create colorful personas that announcer Bill Cole ballyhoos ala a WWE event.  Admission is $10 per person and the event will have a cash bar.

Prizes will be awarded to the top two wrestlers and the top three costumes and the fun will continue at the after-party at Dajio.

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