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3XWrestling to hold benefit event Oct. 27 at Colfax-Mingo

Full night of wrestling action with proceeds benefiting Tigerhawk youth sports

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 11:40 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 12:28 p.m. CDT

DES MOINES — The all-stars of Midwest pro wrestling will be in action once again on Saturday, Oct. 27 as 3XWrestling (3XW) makes its live event debut in Colfax.

3XWrestling is proud to partner with the Colfax-Mingo Youth Sports Organization for this full evening of live pro wrestling action. Proceeds from the event will go to the organization to help fund youth sports efforts in the area.

3XWrestling’s own Skylar Pierce, a Colfax-Mingo alumnus, will be part of the evening’s action.

Seven matches, including a battle royal, comprise this huge card of great family-friendly entertainment (see below). 3XW also is hosting a costume contest for fans during intermission of the event.

3XW Live! in Colfax will be at Colfax-Mingo High School. The event will be filmed for future airing on 3XW’s weekly television program on Iowa CW Network affiliates. 3XW’s TV show airs at 6 p.m. Saturday on KWKB (eastern Iowa) and 1 a.m. Monday on KCWI (central Iowa).

Doors open for 3XW Live! in Colfax at 7 p.m. (6:45 p.m. for advance ticket holders) for a 7:30 p.m. start time. Colfax-Mingo High School is located at 204 North League Road in Colfax.

Advance tickets for 3XW events are available at www.3XWrestling.com through Brown Paper Tickets ­­— www.brownpapertickets.com (search “3XW”). Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the event.

Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students & free for children 3 years old and under.

3XW Live! in Colfax is sponsored by Mediacom, Godfather’s Pizza, Henry J’s Taco House, White’s Automotive, Prints Copy Center, Aspen Athletic Clubs and Air Lanes.

3XW, a Des Moines-based family-friendly wrestling promotion, has grown from humble beginnings in July 2005 to being a leader in the Midwestern professional wrestling scene. 3XW has twice been recognized (2008, 2010) by Missouri Wrestling Revival (www.missouriwrestlingrevival.com) as the “Promotion of the Year” for the Midwest.

3XWrestling holds monthly events the final Friday of each month in Des Moines at the Baratta’s@Forte Center, with additional events throughout the state of Iowa each month.

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