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GLOBAL FORMULAS ANNOUNCED AS TITLE SPONSOR OF LEGION SPORTS FESTIVAL
10,000 attendees/athletes to discover their hidden fitness super-powers this September 28-30 in Long Beach, CA at Long Beach Convention Center
LONG BEACH, CA (September 4, 2018) – Fitness expos will be reinvented on September 28-30 at the Long Beach Convention Center with Legion Sports Festival, presented by Global Formulas. The event is an immersive fitness vacation experience with a 100,000 ft2 showcase of eight fitness-related sports, 1,500 athletes, 200 companies, seminars, celebrities, obstacle courses, and cash and prize contests open to all expo attendees.
“With a team of over 30 IFBB Pros, who all religiously take the product, we are making out mark as ‘The’ product to have in your supplement arsenal. Global Formulas is excited to partner with Legion Sports Fest, helping to make this amazing two-day event one to remember!” said Jacob Frank, founder and president of Global Formulas.
“With their rapid growth starting in 2014, Global Formulas is now widely considered the most cutting-edge, highest quality sports nutrition company in the industry. We [Legion Sports Festival] are excited to be the first Multi-Sport Fitness Expo and IFBB Pro Contest to align with Global Formulas at the Title/Premier Sponsorship Level. I have a feeling you’re going to see a lot more of Global Formulas and their fast-growing IFBB pro athlete team over the next year! said Ted Johanson, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Legion Sports Festival and Center Podium Productions.
The Legion Sports Festival is headlined by California’s largest IFBB Pro Competition where pros compete in the following divisions: Men’s Bodybuilding 212, Men’s Classic Physique, Men’s Physique, Women’s Physique, Fitness, and Bikini. Pros compete for $26,000 in cash prizes.
Six Mr. and Ms. Olympia Champions joined forces with Center Podium Productions to create a new, first-class, fitness vacation experience focused on helping attendees and athletes of all levels find the superhero version of themselves.
The Legion of Olympians is an elite group of some of the top Mr. and Ms. Olympia champions in the world. They found their inner superhero along their fitness competition careers and are driven to give back to the sport by sharing their knowledge and experience to help aspiring athletes across all sports. The Olympians include:
“We are grateful to have the best bodybuilding athletes in the world so involved with this event. With a roster like this, I think, ‘epic’ won’t even begin to describe what these incredible athletes will bring to the Legion Sports Fest,” said Chris Minnes, owner, and producer.
All Sanctioned Competitions Include:
What makes Legion Sports Festival different?
Friday, September 28, 2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Sunday, September 29, 2018
Key sponsors of Legion Sports Festival include Carr Cellular Fitness, One% Nutrition, SWAT Fuel, U.S. Air Force, LEOMICCI, Icon Muscle, Calibrated Training and Nutrition, K3 Scooper, Royalty Nutrition, California Beef Council, Beef It’s What’s For Dinner, TC1 Gel, and Unlimited Performance Supplements.
Spectator tickets are $29.99 to $109.49 and are available at a 15% discount until 8/31/18
For information, registration, tickets and a full event schedule visit www.LegionSportsFest.com.
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EDITORS NOTE: To schedule pre-show interviews with Legion Sports Festival producers or Legion of Olympian members; please contact Ted Johanson at (707) 968-7672 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Legion Sports Festival Multi-Sport Fitness Festival/Expo
Press Check-In: Friday and Saturday September 28 and 29, at 9:00 AM & 5:30 PM (please contact in advance for TV & media truck parking)
When: Friday September 28-Sunday September 30
Where: Long Beach Convention Center 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
About Chris Minnes & Center Podium
Voted 2017 promoter of the year, Christopher Minnes is known as the premier bodybuilding event promoter in the West. He has produced the NPC/IFBB sanctioned Legion Sports Festival since 2011, the NPC West Coast in Riverside, CA and the IFBB Legion Sports Festival with a 100,000 ft2 multi-sport fitness expo. With a background in event promotion beginning in 1991, Minnes has produced hundreds of events including concerts, ski & snowboard races, mountain bike races and much more. Center Podium is the managing company for the NPC Motherlode, Tahoe Show, NPC West Coast, Dexter Jackson Classic and the Legion Sports Festival. For information visit www.centerpodium.com.
About Global Formulas
Global Formulas is dedicated to providing the most powerful and complete products you will ever experience. No expense is spared when formulating new categories. Our long-standing philosophy has, and will always be athletes will pay slightly more if they achieve noticeably better results. We are the innovators of CTFtm (Chelation Technology Formula), the only company on the market to utilize this ultra-powerful strength and recovery blend. From CTFtm to powerful herbal extracts, to our unique formulations, we are at the top of every sports nutrition category. We have built an incredible following of high-end athletes who depend on us to exceed their nutritional requirements. We don’t need paid spokespeople or costly advertising. We are content at being the company that athletes from every walk of life recommend to their peers. That in itself will continue to propel our reputation as the highest quality sports nutrition company in the industry; Train Hard. Demand the Best. Global Formulas. For information, visit www.GlobalFormulas.com
About Long Beach Convention Center
The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is a modern and stylish facility located in the heart of Long Beach’s downtown waterfront. The Center features more than 400,000 square feet of flexible exhibit and meeting space, two theaters, four ballrooms, an arena and 34 multi-purpose meeting rooms. The glass-domed Promenade Atrium, with sweeping views of the scenic waterfront and downtown skyline, is available for pre-functions, receptions, and special events. For more information, visit www.LongBeachCC.com.
ABOUT THE IFBB
The National Physique Committee (NPC) is the largest amateur bodybuilding organization in the United States. Amateur bodybuilders compete in competitions from local to national competitions sanctioned by the NPC. One amateur organization per country is recognized by the International Federation of Bodybuilders (IFBB), which is bodybuilding’s international organization. The IFBB recognizes the NPC as its amateur extension for the United States. Advanced athletes can progress as professionals and join the IFBB Professional League which is the only way they can qualify to compete for bodybuilding’s highest honor, winning the Mr. Olympia contest.
Photo #1: 2018 Legion Sports Festival’s Legion of Olympians
Photo #2: Long Beach Convention Center
Photo #3: Legion Sports Festival Sports
High-resolution images and video can be downloaded by visiting www.LegionSportsFest.com/media