SportEx Festival 2012 – Bringing a new Dimension to Fitness in the UK
Event City, Manchester – 20th-21st October
March 2011 saw the return of the IFBB British Grand Prix to the UK at London’s ExCel Centre. With it was a huge fitness expo. But in 2012, the event has evolved into so much more…
The SportEx Festival is a brand new event featuring an array of sporting entertainment. Located at EventCity in Manchester on the 20th and 21st October, SportEx will host the two most prestigious bodybuilding events in the UK: the UKBFF British Championships and the IFBB British Grand Prix; the first time ever these competitions have been run together.
At SportEx the IFBB British Grand Prix will be bigger and better than last year featuring the Men’s Open, Men’s under 212 and Ladies Bikini classes, with a massive $80,000 prize money up for grabs. Will Flex Lewis be able to defend his title in the under 212s knowing that he has former under 202 Olympia champion David Henry fighting for top spot?!
Pros confirmed include: Flex Lewis (UK), David Henry, Ronny Rockel, Hidetada Yamagishi, Michelle Brannon (UK), Cecil Croasdaile (UK), Alvin Small (UK), Lee Powell (UK), James Llewellin (UK), Mike Sheridon UK), Shawn Rhoden, Erik Franhauser, Brandon Curry, Masoom Butt, Toney Freemen, Johnnie Jackson, Sami Al Haddad, Ali Rosen and many, many more (to be announced)!*
The UKBFF British Finals, is always a spectacular event, and this year will feature over 200 qualified athletes in all the classes: Beginners, Juniors, Masters over 40 & 50 years, Intermediates (3 weight classes), Men's Classic Bodybuilding, Ladies Fitness, Body Fitness, Bikini, Women’s Bodybuilding, new Athletic Fitness for Men and Women and all the Men's Weight Classes: 70kg, 80kg, 90kg, 100kg and Over 100kg.
The SportEx Festival is the UK’s newest event and, as well as competitive bodybuilding, will be showcasing an extravaganza of at least seven national sports tournaments including judo, 5-a-side football and badminton: a fantastic two days of awe-inspiring sporting entertainment. In addition to this astonishing sporting spectacle, SportEx will also host the North of England’s largest sports exhibition with over 150 recognised sports, fitness and nutrition companies, many of whom will be launching new products with great deals.
Don’t miss out on the biggest sporting competition weekend of the year! The SportEx Festival: bringing a new dimension to sports and fitness.
*the promoters cannot be help rspnsible for the non appearance of competitiors