I’m so excited to be able to give back to the fitness community and now provide one of the largest fitness events in the United States. - Lou Ferrigno
PALM SPRINGS, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2017
The 4th Annual Ferrigno Legacy™ presented by Carr Cellular Fitness returns to Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA near Palm Springs on November 18th & 19th 2017. California’s newest and most prestigious IFBB Olympia and NPC national qualifier hosts 450+ athletes competing for handmade “Incredible Hulk” trophies, cash prizes and fitness recognition.
New this year is the addition of Ferrigno Legacy Expo called FLEXPO, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. This expo expands upon the core mission of the Ferrigno Legacy to bring a first class and inspiring experience for any heath minded person. The FLEXPO accomplishes Lou Ferrigno’s vision through a spectacular 120,000 ft2 showcase of leading companies, seminars, celebrities, fitness fashion shows and six fitness sports with an additional 1,000+ athletes. FLEXPO focuses on providing a substantial attendee experience by creating easy to navigate neighborhoods including Bodybuilding, Age Management, Extreme Fitness, Fitness Technology, Food for Fitness and Fitness Fashion
Also new this year is military appreciation night by Lou Ferrigno. The first 500 active duty and retired military receive free admission to the Ferrigno Legacy IFBB Finals Night Show at Agua Caliente Casino on Saturday, November 18th at 7:00 PM.
“I’m so excited to be able to give back to the fitness community and now provide one of the largest fitness events in the United States. Thanks to our incredible athletes and fans, the Ferrigno Legacy has become the most talked about show and production on the West Coast. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone and showing the world a ‘Hulk Style’ fitness vacation experience!” said Lou Ferrigno, former Mr. Universe, and Mr. America.
Bodybuilding is the core of Ferrigno Legacy as the show continues their national qualifier status for amateur bodybuilding athletes. Top qualified amateurs may go on to compete for pro status. IFBB Pro athletes contend for the prestigious achievement of a Mr. Olympia qualification. Renowned as one of the industry’s best competitions by contestants, judges and spectators alike, the event features IFBB Pro Divisions: Men’s Open Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique, Women’s Physique, and Bikini. Pros compete for $38,500 in cash prizes and all athletes compete for the legendary custom made “Incredible Hulk” trophies. NPC divisions feature Bikini, Figure, Physique, and Men’s Bodybuilding in multiple classes and levels. FLEXPO competitions include; Pole Fitness by Ms. Fitness Olympia, Oksana Grishina, CrossFit by Box Life Magazine, ISF Pro Strongman, USA Powerlifting, Pro Deadlifting, Slackline and IFBB/NPC Pre-Judging.
Emceed by actor Lou Ferrigno, Jr. the event offers a full-slate of non-stop entertainment including a fitness celebrity red carpet event, pre-judging and evening show finals in the $76 million theatre, coffee with Lou Ferrigno inside FLEXPO, Fitness Fashion Show, Group Dance Class hosted by Oksana Grishina, Seminars and six different types of fitness competitons.
“It’s not just another Fitness Expo, this is a reinvention of an immersive fitness experience,” said Co-owner and promoter Chris Minnes. “And when this event shakes the earth of fitness, know that this was just a warm up set.”
Key sponsors include CARR Cellular Fitness, BANG Energy, Blackstone Labs, SWAT Fuel, Muscle Monster, Infinium Works, Str8Shredded, Icon Muscle, Figur8, Ferrigno Fit, Grenade, Gaspari Nutrition, FitPro, Chagit Health Shot, World Gym, Foulger’s Soldiers, Renova Solar, Calibrated Training and Nutrition, NPC West Coast, Tahoe Show and Center Podium.
FERRIGNO LEGACY 2017 & FLEXPO SCHEDULE
Friday, November 17, 2017
TIME - EVENT - LOCATION
3:00 – 4:00 PM - IFBB Check-Ins with Lou Ferrigno – Athletes and VIP Ticket Holders Only - Bodybuilding Stage at FLEXPO
3:00 – 5:00 PM - IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Press Conference - Bodybuilding Stage at FLEXPO
Saturday, November 18, 2017
9:30 AM - Expo Opens for VIP and Premier Tickets - FLEXPO – Palm Springs Convention Center
9:30 AM - BoxLife Ferrigno Legacy SoCal Throwdown - BoxLife CrossFit Arena
9:30 AM - USA Powerlifting Meet - Power Stage
10:00 AM - Expo Opens for all ticket holders - FLEXPO – Palm Springs Convention Center
10:00 AM - Early Entry to VIP Ticket holders for Coffee with Lou - Seminar Stage
10:30 AM - Coffee with Lou - Seminar Stage
12:00 PM - Oksana Grishina’s Pole Fitness Classic - Fitness Fashion Stage
12:30 PM - Pro Deadlifting - Power Stage
1:30 PM - USA Powerlifting Meet Continues - Power Stage
2:00 – 5:00 PM - IFBB Pre-Judging - Bodybuilding Stage
6:30 PM - Celebrity Red Carpet & VIP Entry - Agua Caliente Resort – Rancho Mirage
7:00 PM - Doors Open to all Ticket holders - Agua Caliente Resort – Rancho Mirage
7:30 PM - IFBB Finals Begin - Agua Caliente Resort – Rancho Mirage
Sunday, November 19, 2017
8:30 AM - VIP & Premier Ticket Entry - FLEXPO – Palm Springs Convention Center
9:00 AM - Doors Open to EXPO - FLEXPO – Palm Springs Convention Center
9:00 AM - BoxLife Ferrigno Legacy SoCal Throwdown - BoxLife CrossFit Arena
9:00 AM - USA Powerlifting Meet - Power Stage
9:30 AM - NPC Pre-Judging – All Classes - Bodybuilding Stage
10:00 AM - Master’s Dance Class with Ms. Fitness Olympia - Fitness Fashion Stage
1:00 PM - NPC Pre-Judging ends (approximately) - Bodybuilding Stage
1:00 PM - ISF Pro Strongman - Power Stage
1:00 PM - Fitness Fashion Show - Fitness Fashion Stage
4:00 PM - Expo Ends - FLEXPO – Palm Springs Convention Center
4:00 PM - NPC Doors Open - Agua Caliente Resort – Rancho Mirage
5:00 PM - NPC Finals Begin - Agua Caliente Resort – Rancho Mirage
What? Ferrigno Legacy & FLEXPO
When? November 18th & 19th 2017
Press Check-In: Friday, November 17th at 3 pm (please contact in advance for TV & media truck parking)
FLEXPO: Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Ferrigno Legacy IFBB & NPC Finals Events: Agua Caliente Casino, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Why? Lou Ferrigno’s Ferrigno Legacy & Expo. A first-class and inspiring fitness vacation experience in Palm Springs California to take your fitness journey to the next level.
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