- Florida Championship Wrestling sent out the following press release:
**FCW Wrestling Kicks-Off 2012 in Palatka **
Brooksville, Fl – January 4, 2012
FCW kicks off its biggest tour ever, Summer Slamarama Tour this weekend! The tour with 39 dates already scheduled, including ten first time venues, and will feature special surprise guest appearances. Some guests already set to appear are WWE Superstar Brodus Clay with Cameron and Naomi (June 29th) and the WWE Tag Team Champions R Truth and Kofi Kingston (July 13th). Each date will feature the Superstars of NXT, and many fan giveaways, games and prizes. The 2012 Summer Slamarama Tour is not to be missed!
The 2012 Summer Slamarama Tour has more than ever to offer for the FCW Universe. FCW will treat fans to autograph and photo stages with the larger than life Superstars of NXT and WWE, opportunities for fans to get in the ring during “Dancing with the Superstars” contests, and of course -- sizzling hot Diva swimsuit competitions! And, last but not least, the first 300 fans at each Summer Slamarama Tour stop will receive a pack of FCW Summer Slamarama trading cards!
The current FCW roster includes the largest variety of personalities ever, including 15 international superstars from countries all over the world, a handful of second and third generation superstars, and even the son of multiple-time Grammy Award winner Kris Kristofferson, Garret Dylan.
The CEO and President of FCW, Steve Keirn, says this tour, which runs from June until the end of August, is the single biggest undertaking in FCW history. The new head trainer of FCW, Bill Demott, is also chomping at the bit to get things started. Demott, star of USA’s highly rated program Tough Enough, is extremely enthusiastic about the electricity and excitement in the air around FCW.
Tour stops announced to date are:
June 8 Punta Gorda Charlotte Harbor Event Center
June 9 Largo
June 15 Palatka Palatka Armory
June 16 Crystal River Crystal River Armory
June 20 Orlando Orlando Armory
June 22 Winter Haven Winter Haven Armory
June 23 Lake City Florida Gateway College
June 29 Melbourne Melbourne Auditorium
June 30 St. Augustine Lance Armory
July 6 Eustis
Lake County Fairgrounds Expo Hall
July 13 Punta Gorda Charlotte Harbor Event Center
July 14 Brooksville Brooksville Armory
July 20 Deland Volusia County Fairgrounds
July 21 Starke Starke Armory
July 25 Orlando Orlando Armory
July 27 Ft. Pierce Fenn Center
July 28 Melbourne Melbourne Auditorium
All events doors at 6:30pm with Bell time at 7:30pm.
ABOUT FCW: For nearly half a century, Florida Championship Wrestling has been the Sunshine State's primary wrestling promotion. Now officially sanctioned and recently reorganized by WWE, FCW has also become the training ground for future WWE Superstars.
Under the tutelage and leadership of Florida wrestling legend Steve Keirn, FCW's goal for the fans is simple: To give them a glimpse at the potential Superstars of tomorrow, while providing exciting ring action that leaves the entire family with smiles on their faces.
The key objective within Florida Championship Wrestling is to train the next generation of WWE Superstars. FCW takes enormous pride in its live events all over the southeast, and in promoting tryouts at the organization's Tampa location to showcase young men and women interested in a career as a sports-entertainer.
Current WWE Superstars that have come from the FCW include Jack Swagger, Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston Ted DiBiase, Primo Colon, Ezekiel Jackson, The Bella Twins, Evan Bourne, Sheamus, Drew McIntyre Tyler Reks, Abraham Washington, Alicia Fox, Alberto Del Rio, , Drew McIntyre, Tyson Kidd, David Hart Smith, Natalya, Hunico, Derrick Bateman, and many more
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