Theo Davis named the Spinner of the Month

Theo Davis is May’s Spinner of the Month The summer is here and the temperature is starting to rise across the country. For Sign Spinners, the summer is the peak our season. The days are longer and the shifts become more intense. For some, staying inside their way of beating the heat but for Theo Davis the summer presents no problems. Theo Davis, who is a well known AArrow Superstar and runner up for 2017 WSSC, made a major impact not only on [...]

AArrow San Antonio Makes Headlines

 Spin To Win Finding his calling in the most unlikely of places, Manny Espinoza, 20,  just might be the best sign spinner in San Antonio. After competing in local competitions, he recently earned the title of number one spinner in the city. A soft spoken, flexible young man, he opens up and expresses himself with his over-the-top, sign spinning moves. Espinoza’s style includes jumping around like a kangaroo, spinning around like a dog trying to catch its tail, and contorting his body [...]

Inside the Sign Spinning Journey of DMV Sign Spinner Kendric Washington

Kendric Washington was star-struck. The 19-year-old hid behind plastic sunglasses, scoping out where the competition would take place, along a pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas called the Fremont Street Experience. It wasn’t the Strip, but it is known as the second-most-famous street in Sin City, set amid older casinos, musty bars and tattoo parlors. “There’s so much talent here,” Washington said, pointing at a schlubby 20-something guy. “He’s the legend of sign spinners.” It was Washington’s first time competing in the [...]

Sign Spinning is an Art

They are sign spinners. “We hate it when you call it sign twirlers,” says Caleb Jordan, who has worked in the industry six years and is the general manager for AArrow Advertising. Come blistering heat or pouring rain, the team is outside spinning, flipping, throwing, smiling, posing and waving for all the passers-by to see. “We are out here rain or shine,” he says. “We are human advertisement. But it’s more than that.” Jordan says sign spinning has transformed from a creative way [...]

Will The Sign Spinner

Bill the sign spinner William Aliki is Samoan and has been in the U.S. for almost three years. “I want to stay and make some money to help out my mom, little sisters and brothers [back on the islands],” he said. “I’m the only one out here.” Aliki works for AArrow Sign Spinners in Seattle, whose web page proudly boasts that some of its employees won the 2017 World Sign Spinning Championships. He found the job on Craigslist and has only [...]

Phoenix Sign Spinners Make their mark at WSSCX

Phoenix sign spinners competing in World Sign Spinners Competition PHOENIX –  You see them all over the Valley. They’re the young men and women spinning advertisement signs on street corners. Many using creative dances and tricks to grab passerby attention. “In order to become a professional sign spinner. it takes a lot of hard work and endurance,” said Jarrod Ray, the general manager for AArrow Sign Spinners in Phoenix. Ray and two of his employees are competing in the World Sign Spinners [...]

Houston Spinner Ray Rivera, comes home with 3rd Place Metal at WSSCX!

HOUSTON HOME TO MEDALIST SIGN SPINNER The Houston area claims two gold medalists from the last Olympics, but you may not know that there’s also a “medalist” sign spinner who lives in Houston. Fresh from the international competition sponsored by AArrow Sign Spinners, Ray Rivera took third place in what he considers the Olympics of his profession. “I won first place a few years ago, then second. This is the first time I took third,” he said. Spinners can be spotted at high-traffic [...]

AArrow isn’t just a job but a family as well

‘Like a family’: Sign spinners give Las Vegas competition a whirl Just three years ago, Joshua Clark was alone in his hometown of Flint, Mich., looking for both employment and a home. The then-24-year-old, a couple of years removed from his college career at nearby Saginaw State University, decided to leave the cold to move in with relatives and seek opportunity in Las Vegas. Now, as a manager with AArrow Sign Spinners, Clark is helping host the country’s largest sign-spinning competition for [...]

Sign Spinning Championships – Mercury News

LAS VEGAS (AP) — You’ve seen them at intersections and outside strip malls spinning an arrow-shaped sign and trying to grab the attention of drivers and passers-by. Turns out, there’s more to it than just twirling the sign, and the ones with the most creative moves compete every year for the title of World Sign Spinning Champion. More than 100 of the human billboards broke out their best moves for a crowd in downtown Las Vegas last week. In multiple heats [...]