Gulf Shores CrossFit brings you the southeast region's newest event. In honor of Veterans Day, on Saturday, November 11th from 9am-5pm, teams of 2 will compete for awesome prizes in the inaugural Beach Assault on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Alabama in Gulf Shores.

Follow us on social media (links at bottom) for announcements. Join us for early check-in Friday, November 10th from 3:30-6:30pm at Gulf Shores CrossFit (click for map). We have some great post race festivities planned for Saturday at The Hangout. Saturday athlete check-in from 6:30am-8am.  Our athlete briefing will be from 8-8:30am with WODs starting at 9am. All athletes MUST be checked in no later than 8am Saturday. Remember all of you coming from the east, we're on Central Time in Alabama!

  • Teams of two male or two female athletes (Athletes must be 15 years old or older on 11/11) in 8 divisions
  • Teen (15-17) Male, Teen Female
  • Novice (18-49) Male, Novice Female
  • Advanced (18-49) Male, Advanced Female
  • Masters (50+) Male, Masters Female
All heats should wrap up around 3pm. Everyone is encouraged to walk or drive down to The Hangout for the awards ceremony and post party. All athletes 21+ will receive 2 complimentary drink tickets to be redeemed at The Hangout bar. Awards will be given out for 1st/2nd/3rd place teams in each division. Then it is time to party, enjoy great music, food and drinks!


Registration closed 10/31. Heat assignments and schedules have been posted below. Athlete and spectator parking is located just to the east of the competition site (between the site and The Hangout). It will be marked by blue balloons. Be sure to follow us on FaceBook for the latest updates.

WODs

Each team will perform 4 WODs over the course of the day’s events. WODs will be announced via social media and posted here when available. Be sure to follow us for announcements.

Watch the announcement and demonstration videos below. Click on each to see Gulf Shores CrossFit owner, Jim Barton, announce and members demonstrating each WOD.

  1. “Helton” A great hero WOD to get us started.
  2. “Brenton” We’ve modified this hero WOD for our two person teams.
  3. Sandbag AMRAP Hope you like sandbags!!
  4. “Brad Harper” Ending the day honoring our heroes with another great hero WOD!

Heat assignments and schedules are available. Click here to view.

Movement Standards for Advanced
  • Deadlift – 250/150#
  • Clean – 150/100#
  • Shoulder to Overhead – 100/75#
  • Front Squat – 135/95#
  • Double Unders
  • Walking Lunge – 115#/95#
  • Snatch – 95/75#
  • Wall Ball – 20/14#
  • Kettle Bell Swings – 53/35#
Movement Standards for Novice/Teen/Master
  • Deadlift – 150/100#
  • Clean – 100/75#
  • Shoulder to Overhead  – 100/75#
  • Front Squat – 95/75#
  • Walking Lunge – 75/55#
  • Snatch – 75/55#
  • Wall Ball – 14/10#
  • Kettle Bell Swings – 35/24#

FAQs

You most likely aren’t the first wondering that. As we answer common questions we’ll post them here for everyone to see. In the meantime, if you don’t see your question use the Find Us links at the bottom of the page to contact us. We’ll get you an answer as quick as we can.

Results/Leaderboard

Can’t join us in person to cheer on your team? Keep up with the results with our real-time leaderboard. Results will be posted as they become available. Click here to view the leaderboard.

Volunteers

Volunteers needed in many different capacities before, during and after the event. Join us for a fun day interacting and checking out how the magic happens. Oh and get a free shirt too!

  • Stuffing swag bags
  • Friday night early registration
  • Day of registration helpers
  • Equipment movers
  • Judges
  • Scorers
  • Awards ceremony
  • And many more ...

Our Sponsors

The Hangout
Gulf Shores CrossFit
Gulf Coast Family Chiropractic

Become a sponsor today. Multiple levels of sponsorship available. Get your company's name out in front of the crowds. Benefits include your promotional materials in the athlete swag bags, your logo on our event shirt, call outs during the competition give-a-ways, space for your vendor booth and more. Partner with us to make this event a success for our community. Check out the details each level offers you and save your spot today!

Vendors

Vendors are welcome. Bring your brand to the Beach Assault. You know athletes, we love our gear and are always looking for more. Purchase a vendor booth spot while they are available. Also to note, a premium vendor booth spot and other marketing options are available to Elite level sponsors.

Directions

Located right on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Located just west of The Hangout, the intersection of Beach Blvd & US 59 South.

WEST BEACH GULF SHORES
300 W Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, Alabama, 36542

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Promo Flyer

Didn't receive your flyer but want to help us spread the word? Download our Beach Assault Promo Flyer. We appreciate your support.

Accommodations

We've partnered with the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission to offer our out of the area guests special rates on many area properties. Check out their page for availability and details.

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commisson