Aug 9, 2013

Crush Games III Hit The BB&T; Center Aug. 23-25

Featuring Elite Fitness Enthusiasts hosted by the “I Am Crossfit” family.

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment today announced that the Crush Games will head exclusively to the BB&T Center (@theBBTCenter) from Aug. 23-25, taking place from 8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m each day.

Tickets will be on sale to the general public at the BB&T Center Box Office on days of competition. Admission is $25 for the weekend pass (3 days) and $15 Sunday/one-day pass. Admission is free for children 12 years of age and under. 

“We are thrilled to welcome the third annual Crush Games to the BB&T Center, highlighted by a great weekend of non-stop and thrilling action that will see some of the best CrossFit competitors come to South Florida,” said SSE President Michael R. Yormark. “Fitness has become a big part of people's lives and we couldn't be happier to showcase this growing trend at the BB&T Center.”

This year’s Crush Games will gather over 1,020 of the nation’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.

Participants and spectators will also have the opportunity to shop for the latest in fitness equipment & apparel at vendor row. The atmosphere will also feature a Family Fun Zone where kids can enjoy activities such as bounce houses and carnival rides. Fans will have a chance to win prizes while participating in interactive spectator challenges and games.

CrossFit is the principle strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units and hundreds of other elite and professional athletes worldwide. With over 2,500 affiliated gyms throughout the world, CrossFit’s mission is to fuel a revolution in fitness with a constantly varied, intense, functional exercise program looking to develop the most complete well-rounded athletes out of its followers. For more information, visit http://thecrushgames.com/

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Florida Panthers Social Media is powered by Ford – follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Home to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and internationally recognized concerts and events, the Broward County-owned BB&T Center is one of the top ranked venues of its kind in the world.