RELEASE — Canadian wrestling legend Bret (The Hitman) Hart headlines a star-studded wrestling legends convention and wrestling show at the Leon’s Centre on Saturday, June 15, in Kingston, Ontario.
Hart will be on hand for the Chinlock For Charity Legends of Wrestling Convention, which supports Youth Diversion and Community Living Kingston and District.
Hart will be signing autographs during the event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside the Leon’s Centre. Also scheduled to be part of the convention are WWE Hall of Famers Mark Henry, Tully Blanchard, Arn Anderson, Jimmy (Mouth of the South) Hart, Fred Ottman (formerly known as Tugboat), Billy Gunn, Tommy Dreamer, Hornswoggle and Jimmy Korderas.
VIP packages start at just $150 plus taxes and fees and include a meet and greet and autograph from all of the legends and a ticket to the evening’s wrestling show, which features Chinlock Wrestling, House of Hardcore and Smash Wrestling talent, including Sami Calliahan, Madison Rayne and others. Legend convention meet and greet tickets begin at just $15 plus taxes and
fees and can be purchased to meet an individual legend or multiple.
Later that night, the wrestling show will feature some of the legends in action as Chinlock, House of Hardcore and Smash host a pro wrestling show geared toward people of all ages.
Chinlock Wrestling Heavyweight Champion Jessie Mack will defend her championship in a fatal fourway match that will also feature women’s legend Rayne.
Tommy Dreamer, Hornswoggle, Billy Gunn, House of Hardcore champion Willie Mack, along with local wrestler CJ Felony, CKWS TV personality Bill Welychka and TV star Spenny will also be involved in the wrestling event.
Tickets for Chinlock 5 begin at just $10, plus fees, and are available at the Leon’s Centre box office or online via Ticketmaster.
The is an all-ages, alcohol-free event.
Proceeds from both events will be donated to Youth Diversion and Community Living Kingston and District, benefiting youth and families in our community.
Youth Diversion is devoted to helping youth overcome challenges of daily life. They do this by: providing individualized services aimed at diverting youth from risk, offering both prevention and intervention services, and working in partnership with youth, their families, our community and local agencies. Established in 1974, Youth Diversion is a charitable organization that directly helps over 1400 children, youth and Families each year in KFLA.
“This event has been a year in the making and without the support from Leon’s Furniture, The Kinsmen Club, all three Canadian Tires, Gino’s Pizza, SBT Comics, Jiffy Grill/Pepsi, Print Fusion, Kingston Police Association, the Ambassador Hotel, 105.7 K-Rock, The Morning Show with Bill Welychka, Whig Standard, Your TV Kingston, our volunteers and other community supports, we would not be able to have this event,” said Shawn Quigley, Executive Director for Youth Diversion.
For more information [and to purchase tickets] go to chinlockwrestling.com
Updated June 10 w. additional details
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