Grapplers of all skill sets are needed to help tap out cancer.

Most wrestlers and jiu jitsu artists compete for medals, belts and even bragging rights. but a few local athletes are training for a tournament where there is a much bigger reward.

Several grapplers will be competing in a large tournament while raising funds to help fight childhood cancer. The event is called Tap Cancer Out and competitors are getting ready for the ninth annual tournament at the . Most tournaments require a registration fee to compete. The fees collected from Tap Cancer Out's registration will benefit  Alex's Lemonade Stand and help fight childhood cancer.

The tournament requires each participant to raise a minimum of $250.

The goal is to raise over $320,000 and to help nine children.

The tournament is on March, 29 at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven, CT.

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