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General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 17, 2021

Check-in: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Competition begins: 1 p.m.

SITE: Graduate Hotel – View Map

NOTE: Age determined as of July 17, 2021.

RULES: American Armsport Association (AAA) Sanctioned. AAA rules and format will apply.

COMPETITION FORMAT: Stand-up style of armwrestling, double elimination.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division. All youth competitors will receive certificates of participation in addition to the medals.


Event Name

Youth Boys and Girls
6 & Under
7-9 Years
10-12 Years
13-15 Years
16-18 Years

Right-Handed (Novice)
Right-Handed (Open)
Left-Handed (Novice)
Left-Handed (Open)

Male Left-Handed (Novice)
176 lbs & Under
177-220 lbs
221 lbs & Over

Male Left-Handed (Open)
176 lbs & Under
177-220 lbs
221 lbs & Over

Male Right-Handed (Novice)
154 lbs & Under
155-176 lbs
177-198 lbs
199 lbs & Over

Male Right-Handed (Open)
176 lbs & Under
177-220 lbs
221 lbs & Over

Registration Fees & Deadlines

$43 per participant until July 17

Additional events – $5

MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2021 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Athlete packets will be shipped directly to the athlete at no extra charge.  Packets will not be available for in-person pickup. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Opening Ceremonies

The show begins at 8 p.m. at Seacrest Field, Lincoln!

Admission is FREE!

• Parade of Athletes
• Skydivers
• National Anthem
• Oath of Athletes
• Mascot Showcase
• Super Retriever Series Demo
• Mystery Torchlighter
• Fireworks

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Armwrestling Director Cliff Hall at 402-972-6406 or Assistant Director Amber Hall at 402-616-1609.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or

Thank You to our platinum sponsors

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Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504