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Skookum Challenge Coming to the Tri-Cities

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This weekend on Saturday, March 29th the Skookum sporting event will take place at the Southridge Sports and Events Complex. This weekend on Saturday, March 29th the Skookum sporting event will take place at the Southridge Sports and Events Complex.

KENNEWICK, WA - This weekend on Saturday, March 29th the Skookum sporting event will take place at the Southridge Sports and Events Complex.

Skookum events are a celebration of the combat and fitness sports. The event features distinct athletic disciplines including, boxing, power lifting, wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo, body building, fencing, karate, kickboxing and several others.

Skookum Tri-Cities will be divided into two sessions. The morning session is from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The evening session begins at 6:00 p.m. and will last for approximately 3 hours.

"From a spectator's stand point, particularly in the evening, it's a great show. So it's on an educational experience for kids, introducing them to new sports hopefully, then pure entertainment after that," said Chris Frye, event organizer.

Additional information regarding Skookum Tri-Cities, including schedule of events, and registration information can be found online here.

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