ATTENTION WASHINGTON ATHLETES: Here are 8 reasons you should consider the CanWest Games:
The clock is ticking to register for The CanWest Games Online Qualifiers. Early bird registration closes on April 15th 2017, and the Qualifiers kick off on May 4th 2107. Those who qualify will be invited to Vancouver, British Columbia to compete in The CanWest Games July 28th, 29th and 30th, 2017. It might be called The CanWest Games but we’ve already had athletes registering from Washington, Oregon and as far away as Isreal, Panama, and New York, joining our strong field of athletes from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. We think you should consider doing them too! Here are 8 reasons to help with your decision:
#1: The CanWest Games are of professional caliber and are the largest, most successful summer Functional Fitness event in Western Canada.
Our well-appointed venue (Percy Perry Stadium) is beautifully located at the base of The North Shore Mountains. Our branded Main Stage is equipped with custom rigging and gear from Gorila Fitness Equipment; the event is run by experienced Event Directors backed by seasoned professional staff and judges; the programming is tested, intelligent and challenging and designed by the best in the business, OPEX Fitness. With modern facilities; skytrain, parks and aquatic centres, shopping and dining nearby, vendor village and a Beer Garden on site, we’ll have something for everyone on your road trip.
#2: From Scaled to Elite, OPEX Fitness has you covered.
The CanWest Games were created to celebrate the spirit of competition in a safe and challenging environment for all abilities of athlete. The leaders of programming at OPEX Fitness have methodically designed the workouts to test your fitness in a safe, fun and effective manner. We strive to create a level playing field for every athlete and our Online Qualifiers ensure that athletes get to enjoy a competitive experience against people of similar ability.
#3: Participation helps build community spirit.
When it comes to competing you’ll never feel alone as right alongside you will be your fellow members and friends. Your box will be buzzing with excitement as you:
- Support each other through weekly WODs
- Overcome challenges together
- Inspire each other with your efforts
- And further your fitness to become better together
#4 We’re giving away cash prizing and amazing giveaways.
Our Elite divisions will be competing for a cash purse of $20,000! Think you’ve got what it takes? Then come take home the bacon eh.
Not quite elite? Don’t worry, we’re giving away some amazing prizes to make sure everyone gets a chance to win!
#5 Early Brid Registration for the Qualifiers only cost $20 CAD… That’s like $2 USD right?
In all seriousness, why wouldn’t you want to compete in Canada? Everything is a fraction of the cost and US Dollar will make for an affordable road trip!
#6 Did I mention we are hosting a celebration complete with a beer gardens?
Worried your better half might be bored while you play around competing all weekend? Don’t sweat it, we’ve got that covered as well. As mentioned, we’re hosting a celebration! The beer garden will have cranking music and cold ones being served in the hot sun. They’ll be having the time of their lives watching you and the other athletes throw down and waiting for you to join them after the finals on Sunday.
#7 You’ll get to visit Vancouver, recently ranked the “Best City in North America”.
There are so many reasons Vancouver is consistently ranked among the top 10 for “Best Cities in the World”. From the mountains, to the ocean, the nightlife and the dining, you simply have to come experience it for yourself!
#8 You’ll be motivated and determined to get in the best shape you can this summer!
And last but certainly not least, the CanWest Games will provide unrivaled motivation to ensure that you further your fitness this summer. If you participated in the Opens, then you know exactly what we are talking about. If you haven’t, it’s about time you treat yourself to the experience!
Time to take action, commit to doing the CanWest Online Qualifiers today! You have everything to gain and virtually nothing to lose.
Again, the Qualifiers and The CanWest Games have a full Masters 35-39, Masters 40-49, Masters 50+ and Scaled versions of each WOD and are designed for everyone to participate.
P.S. How about one more reason? Start a TRIBE at your box. Get as many people from your box to join your TRIBE. We’ll be giving away a $5000 GC to Gorila Fitness and much more! And the best news, you don’t have to be a gym owner to start a TRIBE.Register Now