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World Championship of Spinners aims to fight gang violence

Posted at 8:52 AM, Feb 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-11 11:52:19-05
Once a year, the world’s best sign spinners go head-to-head and compete for the world title at The World Sign Spinning Championship.
Taking place February 16-17, at the Fremont Street Experience, the WSSC is a unique global competition that entertains thousands of spectators while allowing youth AArrow Sign Spinners to showcase their athleticism, advertising skills, and creative style and personalities.
Round one of the event kicks off February 16 from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, round two will follow on February 17 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, and round three consisting of the finals, plus group spinning, and trick of the year will follow that day at 4:00 PM.
The event also presents a unique opportunity to raise awareness about pressing social issues and integrate the community in a positive way.
This year, AArrow has partnered with cause marketing firm Live to Give to spread the word about gang prevention and will introduce the ‘Positive Spin’ campaign at the WSSC to show youth there are fun opportunities available in their community to earn a living, connect with positive people, and realize they have many signs that can be thrown up in good ways.
For 11 years, AArrow and the Fremont Street Experience have been growing the world sign spinning championship. More than 750 youth have participated in the competition and its entertained more than 1,000,000+ cheering spectators.