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ILLINOIS NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26, 2013

New Crossfit Competition Coming To The Illinois State Fair
First “Battle for the Hill” scheduled Saturday, Aug. 10

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – CrossFit fanatics are invited to put together a team and get ready to compete at the 2013 Illinois State Fair!

The first “Battle for the Hill,” a team-oriented CrossFit competition hosted by Capital City CrossFit of Springfield and ML CrossFit of Decatur, will take place Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m. in Happy Hollow.

“CrossFit is an extremely popular sport in many Illinois cities,” State Fair Manager Amy Bliefnick said.  “We are thrilled to promote physical fitness through this team competition.”
 
The event will have six divisions to ensure that everyone has the chance to compete.  The divisions are as follows:

 -Rx’d Males – Three males per team
 -Rx’d Females – Three females per team
 -Scaled Males – Three males per team
 -Scaled Females – Three females per team
 -Masters Men – Two males, age 45+, per team
 -Masters Ladies – Two females, age 45+, per team

Each team that enters the competition is guaranteed two workouts and a t-shirt. The top teams from the Male and Female Rx’d Divisions will compete in a third workout for “Hill Supremacy.”

Registration costs $40 per person for those entering before July 14. After July 14, the registration fee will increase to $50 per person. In order to register, teams must select a name.

Competitors can sign up online at http://ilstatefairbattleforthehill.eventbrite.com/# . For more information, visit http://battleforthehill.blogspot.com/ online or “like” ML CrossFit’s or Capital City CrossFit’s Facebook page. 

Questions about the competition should be directed to Capital City CrossFit at (217) 726-3817 or ML CrossFit at (217) 872-2777.

The 2013 Illinois State Fair will be held Aug. 8 – 18.



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