2013 Crush Games return to South Florida featuring elite fitness enthusiasts hosted by the â€œIAM CROSSFITâ€ family. World-class athletes go head-to-head in the most intense fitness competition in town. The Crush Games (formerly Summer Crush Games), the Southeast regionâ€™s largest fitness competition, returns to South Florida for a three-day event on Aug. 23-25. This yearâ€™s Crush Games will gather over 1,020 of the nationâ€™s top athletes in a three-day-long battle, testing their physical and mental toughness. A growing phenomenon, CrossFit has seen an enormous increase throughout the world, but specifically in South Florida, with athletes who are anxious and ready to take their strength and endurance to the next level. CrossFit enthusiasts travel across the nation stemming from the West Coast of California to Texas & Georgia, to compete against elite athletes.Â Renowned CrossFit competitors such as Brandon Phillips, Irving Hernandez, Kenneth Leverich, Noah Olsen, Cheryl Nasso and Lauren Brooks, and Andrea Ager are among the well-known CrossFit â€œeliteâ€ that will be participating in this yearâ€™s Crush Games.
Spectators can expect three full days of non-stop action. The tournament portion of the competition will have 12 athletes per heat, competing in over 5 events for a chance to qualify into the Bracket. The Bracket is a 32 seed, single elimination format placing athletes head to head. Spectators will have the pleasure of watching these athletes battle it out to stay alive and run the table for a chance to win cash prizes.Â Participants and spectators alike will also enjoy shopping for the latest in fitness equipment & apparel at the vendor row, featuring some of the hottest names in Crossfit & Olympic products from over forty vendors.
Tickets are available for purchase via BB&T online sales. Admission is $25 for the weekend pass (3 days) and $15 Sunday/one-day pass. Children 12 years of age and under have free admission. For those athletes wishing to compete, the cost is as follows: A- individual athletes pay $135, Teams of 3 (same gender) pay $315.