eBash Esports Zone at Indy PopCon
Event: eBash, an Indiana-based LAN game center that hosts video game events and tournaments, will be hosting two major tournaments with cash prizes at the 2017 Indy PopCon event – one of the Midwest’s largest fan conventions.
Date: July 7, 8 and 9
eBash Esports Zone Open Hours (Subject to Change):
a. July 7, 10am – Midnight
b. July 8, 10am – Midnight
c. July 9, 10am – 4pm
Place: Indiana Convention Center, Rooms 136 – 139
The Call of Duty tournament will feature teams of four with the player maximum capping off at 160 people, while the Super Smash Bros. tournament has no cap and will be played individually. The Call of Duty prize pool is $5,000 and the Super Smash Bros. prize pool will start at $1,000, increasing with every player who joins.
- To register for the Call of Duty tournament, please click here.
- To register for the Super Smash Bros. tournament, please click here.
If you would rather just come and hang out, there is a $10 Esports Zone entry fee, which will also get you one of the following options:
- One hour of free play
- Entry into a casual Overwatch tournament
- Entry into a casual esport tournament
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Event: Grand Games Presented by CrossFit Thrive – Crossfit competition
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Place: Grand Park Events Center, Westfield, Ind.
The Grand Games is what crossfit in the Midwest has been missing. This major crossfit competition will be held on Saturday, August 26 at the indoor 370,000 square-foot Grand Park Events Center in Westfield, Ind.
Competition will feature:
- RX, Masters and Scaled divisions all under one roof
- One-day competition with select unique workouts that you can’t do at a local box competition
- Cash prizes for RX division
- Unique events for Scaled and Masters divisions
The Events Center features three full-size synthetic turf fields, perfect for year-round training out of the elements. The complex also includes dining and entertainment venues, as well as a full-service bar – all geared toward supporting and enhancing the athletes entertainment atmosphere and experience.
Spectators can view The Grand Games from the mezzanines or second floor bar overlooking the arena. This will provide an experience like no other competition can – forget sweating in the hot sun for hours, as all the action will be going on indoors.
Spectators can attend the event for just $5 when you buy a ticket ahead of the event, and $10 at the door. The athlete entry fee is $75 each, including a competitor T-shirt, and the competition will be done in teams of two. A VIP ticket, which includes heavy appetizers and two drink tickets in a private area with reserved grandstand seating, is $50.
This will be the ultimate proving grounds for the fittest athletes in the Midwest. The first step is registration – after that, just show up and kick some ass! Want to participate? Register now for The Grand Games competition: http://grandpark.org/grand-games/. For Standards and more information on the event, please visit the website.
Event: Grand Park Running Series – monthly running events
Date: First Sunday of every month
Time: 7 a.m.
A new affordable, family-friendly community event is coming to Grand Park. The Grand Park Running Series is for runners of all ages and skill sets who have a goal of competing in local or national 5Ks, half marathons and even marathons.
The Series will be held rain or shine on the first Sunday of each month with the inaugural event – Summer Daze Dash – kicking off on Sunday, August 6. The race courses consist of different loops throughout the beautiful Grand Park campus in Westfield, Ind., with the courses varying month to month. Each distance will be marked to make it easy and convenient for runners to follow.
The Series is also teaming up with the non-profit program Girls on the Run, which encourages pre-teen girls to develop healthy lifestyle habits. The Central Indiana chapter will receive a portion of the profits from each running registrant, plus there will be an option to donate additional money on the Eventbrite sign-up page.
“I am very appreciative of the opportunity to partner with the Grand Park Running Series,” said Angie Smitherman, Board President of Girls on the Run Central Indiana. “This partnership will undoubtedly raise awareness to our cause and will help support our efforts in reaching more girls throughout central Indiana.”
The Grand Park Running Series is the perfect opportunity for runners in the Central Indiana area to train and get in shape. Each event is geared towards the everyday runner in training who is committed to achieving a healthy lifestyle. Whether you are just starting your running journey, or training for a larger race, the Grand Park Running Series offers the pure essentials of racing.
The Grand Park Running Series dates for the 2017-2018 calendar include the following:
- Sunday, August 6, 2017 – Summer Daze Dash
- Sunday, September 3, 2017 – Labor Day Lope
- Sunday, October 1, 2017 – OktoberFast Race
- Sunday, November 5, 2017 – Gobble Gallop
- Sunday, December 3, 2017 – Holly Jolly Hustle
- Sunday, January 7, 2018 – – New Year, New You Run
- Sunday, February 4, 2018 – Cupid’s Cruise
- Sunday, March 4, 2018 – Shamrock Scuttle
- Sunday, April 8, 2018 – Spring Shuffle
- Sunday, May 6, 2018 – Checkered Flag Chase
- Sunday, June 3, 2018 – Solstice Sprint
- Sunday, July 1, 2018 – Patriot’s Pace
Pricing for each distance per event is:
- 5K – $25
- 10K – $30
- 15K – $35
- 20K – $40
These prices also include medals for all registered participants, free professional photography and a swag bag including a variety of fun products. The Grand Park Running Series is operated and managed by LST Marketing – Grand Park’s exclusive event partner.
Ready to register? Sign up here
Website: Click here
Volunteer: Click here