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 Makes a Positive Impact

Most people look at sign spinning as an awkward job that on one wants. Thats not the case for our spinners not only is it a culture but its a way to reaching a better life. AArrow has given jobs to over 2,600 spinners between the ages of 16-25 in  30 cities across the global. Within the job there is a certain love for the art. Spinners use sign spinning as way to express themselves that ultimately gets them [...]

AArrow Sign Spinners – The Top 25 in the World

WSSC 2016 was epic and full of surprises! This year was one of the biggest WSSC competitions to date. Over 100 spinners from around the world competed, making this year’s competition more fierce then ever. Here are the world rankings for the 2016 World Sign Spinning Championship! (more…)

BIG SHOUT-OUT TO ALL THE WINNERS

The World Sign Spinning Championship 2015 has now come and gone, leaving great memories in the minds of everybody who attended.Las Vegas was flaming with all the amazing sign spinners. This year, we were very lucky to share our 4-day event with spinners from Croatia, Korea, Mexico, Paris, Peru… totally international! From February 26th to the 28th each of the spinners had a chance to show what they had in the 3 rounds were our 3 judges awarded them up [...]

Rady’s Children’s Hospital and AArrow!

On April 3rd, 2014 The Professional Alliance for Children & Rady Children’s Hospital organized an Ambulance Chase in Lake Miramar, San Diego to raise funds for helping sick or injured kids. With an 8K Professionally Timed Run for competitive athletes and a 5K Fun Run/Walk for family and kids, people from all over San Diego showed up to support this awesome event. Working as sponsors, three AArrow Sign Spinners could be seen in the event helping people find the parking lots that were located half a mile away [...]

A new ‘spin’ on advertising

You’ve probably never seen advertising quite like this — it’s the world of professional sign spinning. “We’re a guerilla-style marketing company,” said Dakota Millsap, with AArrow Sign Spinners. (more…)

The Life Of A Los Angeles Sign Spinner

The sign spinner is no longer an obscure urban creature. Drive through any city and you’ll see one toting a pendant advertising a new apartment complex or a low-rate tax preparer: sign spinners are a specific type of person. They’re all over Los Angeles too, from Echo Park to Miracle Mile to Baldwin Hills: you can find a sign spinner in any part of town. They’ve become such a popular form of advertising that automatons have popped up on [...]