Information about World Cup Stage in Johannesburg

Grit City and South African Street Workout Association is hosting/sponsoring the Street Workout World Cup 2014 – Stage in Johannesburg. ( Wanderers Club )

On the 4th October 2014 the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg will bear witness to a continental and international phenomenon.
For the first time ever the World Street Workout and Calisthenics Federation will hold a stage event in Africa!
This will be one of 9 stages in the World Cup of Street Workout tour with the final taking place in Oslo, Norway.
This one day event will be a first for South Africa and a first on African Soil.
Street Workout has spread like wildfire in Europe and the USA and given the South African dynamics is set to take off here with a bang.
The World Cup stage is the start and we want you to be there, at the start of the “next big thing!”
Street workout or calisthenics has been widely popularized through Youtube and is popular among younger generations.
Some of the main appeals of Street Workout over more traditional activities are: It is completely free, it promotes healthy living and socialising and a desirable physique can be attained with it.
It is a social movement which uplifts communities and also focuses on charity and encourages communities/societies to lead a healthy lifestyle and thereby reduce the need for medical dependency on the state, particularly in lifestyle related diseases.
The event with both local and international participants is set to attract significant attention with both local and international coverage.
The target audience is diverse including, Youth & fitness enthusiasts, the health conscious, outdoor and adventure seekers, the body conscious and in fact anyone with an interest in strength, health and wellness and as such has wide appeal.
Our Sponsors include: The Wanderers Club
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·     Converse
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·     Aurelie’s Health and Lifestyle Cafe
The event will commence at 10:00am with opening ceremony and conclude by 15:00 with the following on show! :
·     International athletes and judges
·     Street workout world cup
·     Global coverage
·     Parkour exhibition
·     Beatboxers
·     Hip hop and breakdancers
·     Music, live DJ and MC on stage
·     Food and beverages

09:00 – Gates open – Free Entry!
10:00 – Competition starts – 25 athletes
12:00 – Beatboxers / Break-dancers / Parkour Exhibition
13:00 – Break for lunch
13:30 – Competition resumes – Top 12
14:30 – Judging – Tallying of scores and results
14:45 – Results announcement
15:00 – Close

Venue: Wanderers Stadium
Corlette Drive, Illovo
Sandton, 2196

The event will take place on the rugby field which is next to the main arena.