WALLINGFORD, Conn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 12, female and male fitness models and athletic enthusiasts from all over the Northeast will converge on the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Conn. for Fitness Atlantic 2014. The Finals of this glamorous fitness pageant will begin at 6 p.m. The event's Preliminary Competition will take place earlier in the day at 10 a.m. Last year's Fitness Atlantic Overall Winner was Amy Diaz who, several months later, went on to win CBS-TV's Amazing Race show.
"Fitness Atlantic is a one-of-a-kind pageant where more than 150 contestants compete for the 'Best of the Best' in categories that include Female Fitness and Bikini Models, Male Fitness Models, and Male and Female Muscle Models - all with the hopes of earning the title of 'Pro Status' for their accomplishment of getting into the best shape of their lives," explains Brian Cannone of Trumbull, event producer of Fitness Atlantic. "This is a personally rewarding opportunity that gives contestants a chance to shine and features national exposure and production standards unlike any other in the fitness industry. Contestants will proudly walk the stage dressed in swimsuits and bikinis, and in themed-wear that that has included feathered peacocks and winged angels."
"This year, we are very excited that nationally renowned fitness trainer and choreographer Shaun T, creator of INSANITY Extreme Workout System will join us to lead two Master Class workouts," adds Cannone. "Only 300 tickets for $75 are available for the 2 p.m. workout and 'meet-and-greet' so interested people should purchase them now." Shaun T is internationally renowned for his innovative approach to workouts and his Insanity and Hip-Hop Abs home fitness programs for adults and children. Cannone notes that Shaun T's 10 a.m. show already is sold out.
"Fitness Atlantic is expected to attract close to 1,800 fitness models, participants, trainers and spectators to Connecticut," says Michael Van Parys, President of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB) and its Connecticut Sports Commission. "This is a premier fitness industry event and we are very pleased that it takes place in our state." The event's host hotel is the Four Points by Sheraton Meriden, notes Van Parys.
Registration to be a contestant in the pageant ends Friday April 11th. Contestants must register in advance at www.fitnessatlantic.com/store/events/registration.
Tickets for Shaun T's workout may be purchased at www.fitnessatlantic.com/shaunt, while supplies last.
Spectator tickets for the 10 a.m. Preliminary Round of the Pageant are $35, include Free parking, and can be purchased at the door at the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre or at www.fitnessatlantic.com
Spectator tickets to the 6 p.m. Finals of the Pageant are $49.95, include Free parking, and can be purchased at the door at the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre or at www.fitnessatlantic.com
Fitness Atlantic 2014
Brian Cannone, Event Producer
Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau and its Connecticut Sports CommissionLaura Soll, Communications Manager860-688-4499 (office), 860-833-4466 (cell), firstname.lastname@example.org
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SOURCE Fitness Atlantic