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By Mike Johnson on 2014-07-15 11:30:00

July 12, 2014

Mid-Atlantic Memories

Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest
July 31-August 3, 2014
Charlotte, North Carolina

Ricky Steamboat, Arn Anderson Added To Fest Lineup;
Oldschool Wrestling's Biggest Weekend 3 Weeks Away!
Ricky Steamboat Two of wrestling's all-time greats have confirmed their appearances at our Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest Weekend, which takes place in three weeks (Thursday, July 31 thru Sunday, August 3) at the beautiful Hilton University Place hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Hall-of-Famer and former NWA World champion Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat returns to fanfest for the first time since November 2004. The ageless Steamboat will sign autographs on pose for photos with fans on Friday, August 1 beginning at 10 a.m.

Steamboat is one of 28 featured guests, and more than 100 superstars and legends headed here to reunite with old friends and foes, and fans from all over the world.

Arn Anderson Another of wrestling's all-time greats, Arn Anderson, will be making a very rare appearance at next month's fanfest weekend.

This is Anderson's first appearance here in five years, the last being in 2009 as part of the Horsemen Reuinion. In addition to signing autographs on Friday afternoon, August 1, the WWE Hall-of-Famer will also be part of a few very special photo opportunities.

In one of those truly "once-in-a-lifetime" moments -- Anderson will join former Horseman Tully Blanchard and manager James J. Dillon in a rare photo op!

You'll be able to purchase individual autographs and photo ops at the event, or you can pre-purchase now the "Arn Anderson SuperFan Package" and save 25 bucks (and get free autographs!)

Click here for details on the Arn Anderson SuperFan Package...
"The American Dream" Returns To Charlotte Fanfest!
Dusty Rhodes He was wrestling's most charismatic personality of the 1970's and 1980's, three-time NWA World champion, and the son of a plumber from Austin, Texas.

Without question one of oldschool wrestling's most iconic, bigger-than-life characters, "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes will be a special guest at next month's Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest Weekend in Charlotte.

Magnum T.A., Barry Windham, Kevin Sullivan, James J. Dillon and Tully Blanchard will take the stage Thursday night, July 31 to kick things off with a roundtable dicussion aptly called "All The Dream's Men!" All were closely linked to Rhodes, either friend or foe, during a storybook career. Each will share their personal insights and memories in a can't miss opener at this summer's Charlotte fanfest.

In addition to signing autographs and posing for photos with fans on Saturday, August 2, Rhodes will also be joining legendary foes (including former NWA World champ Harley Race, Kevin Sullivan and Ole Anderson,) for a few very, very rare photo opportunities!

Click here for details on the Dusty Rhodes SuperFan Package... 
TNA Knockout, Playboy Model Coming To Charlotte!
Taryn Terrell
Taryn Terrell, the former Playboy model and current TNA Knockout, will be making her first appearance at our Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest Weekend next month!  

In addition to wrestling here, she'll be signing autographs and taking photos with fans from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, August 2. Taryn will also be part of a very special photo opportunity, poolside and in a bikini! That's right! In one of those truly rare moments, Taryn will -- for the first time ever -- be doing poolside bikini photo ops. Wow!

You'll be able to purchase individual autographs and photo ops at the event, or you can pre-purchase now the "Taryn Terrell SuperFan Package" (and get free autographs!) The poolside bikini photo op will only be offered as part of the Taryn Terrell SuperFan Package, and will not be offered individually.

Click here for details on the Taryn Terrell SuperFan Package...
This year's Hall of Heroes dinner and awards ceremony, hosted by "Hurricane" Shane Helms, will honor ten men. The Class of 2014 includes the Poffo Family (father Angelo and sons Lanny and Randy,) Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, James J. Dillon, Tommy Young, Jerry Brisco, Ox Baker and The Great Malenko.
Again this year, ace beltmakers Rico Mann and Dave Millican have created a wonderful piece of memorabilia -- a championship belt -- to help commemorate the occasion. This beautiful belt, shown below, will be one of our silent auction items with all monies raised going to help create a real, brick and mortar, Hall of Heroes.
Some lucky fan is going to leave Charlotte with this tremendous belt!
2014 Hall of Heroes Championship Belt
2 Days Of Matches On Tap For Fanfest Weekend!
Next month's Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest Weekend will include live wrestling matches on Saturday night, August 2 and Sunday afternoon, August 3. Your VIP "All Access" Pass includes a Ringside seat to both cards.
Saturday night's main event pits TNA World tag team champs Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards, the American Wolves, against the Country Jacked team of Corey Hollis and Adam Page.
American Wolves vs Country Jacked
Can't Make It To Charlotte? 
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A Few Notes For Those Attending...
Here are a few housekeeping notes for those attending that might be of help:
  • A tentative schedule is available now on our website. This schedule will be updated later this week to include all signing times, etc.
  • Photo Ops will go on sale Friday, July 18.
  • The Hall of Heroes dinner and awards ceremony is sold out, but should more seats become available, we're offering a waiting list option on our website.
  • We have a huge selection of 8" x 10" photos available on our website. Over the next week, we'll be adding a lot more of this year's guests. Again this year, you'll be able to order these photos and have them ready for you to pickup at Registration.
  • If you're a VIP, please email us with the names of your VIP(s) and the t-shirt sizes you'll need. You'll get an email on or about July 20 with your VIP number(s) and details on how to pickup your VIP materials at fanfest
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