Grab a friend and come celebrate Veterans Day with us with some fitness fun.

Part of the proceeds will be donated to

Veterans Day weekend

November 11, 2023

35 East Jackson St.

Front Royal, VA 22630

First WOD at 8am


Free shirt and an amazing experience guaranteed.

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For the competitive "Rx" & "Scaled" divisions, two person same sex teams (male/male or female/female).

For the non-competitive "shirts and giggles" division, two person teams (any combination, may be same or mixed and including youth).

Team entry includes: (1) Battle Buddy shirt for each athlete, a high chance to win an awesome Red, White & Blue Rogue Freedom Barbell, good vibes knowing you supported Veterans through Catch A Lift Fund, and goody bags for all participants.

3 workouts have been released, two more will be released by 9/15. You can check them out below and pick your preferred division.

Registration fee is $160 per team or $80 per individual.

Upon registration, we will provide a link and a code to our online store to order your complimentary official Battle Buddy competition shirt. Other apparel from our Battle Buddy collection will also be available for purchase.

Begin to gather your Battle Buddies, and get ready for a day of fitness and gratitude for our Veterans. If you would like to participate but don't have a team, let us know and we will team you up with other free agents.

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All raffle tickets sold will be donated to the Catch A Lift Fund.

1st prize - Freedom Barbell ($375 value)

2nd prize - Gift Basket ($150 value)

3rd prize - Gift Basket ($75 value)

Rules of participation are as follows:

Participants registered by 9/15 get 5 free raffle tickets.

Participants registered by 9/31 get 3 free tickets.

Participants registered by 10/15 get 2 free tickets.

Participant registered by 11/12 get 1 free ticket.

The gym with the most athletes will get 5 free tickets

(Not applicable to hosting gym)

Each participant from the non-hosting gym with the most participants will get 1 additional free ticket. A minimum of 3 teams in any division is required to enter this contest.

Additional tickets can be purchased for $25.00 by competitors or anyone willing to support the Catch A Lift Fund. ONLY 150 Tickets are available for purchase! Tickets are now available online for purchase HERE, and will also be available onsite on the day of the event.

Winning Raffle ticket will be drawn and streamed live at the end of the event on 11/11 on our BattleGrounds Fitness Facebook page, CLICK HERE to follow us and see it live.

Winner does not need to be present to win.


Founded in 2010, the Catch A Lift Fund has helped thousands of post 9/11 combat injured veterans regain their mental and physical health through gym memberships, in home gym equipment, personalized fitness and nutrition programs and a peer support network.

BattleGrounds Fitness is the proud home of a Catch A Lift member, if you're a combat injured Veteran and interested to learn more about the program, please CLICK HERE.

Event 1 - COFFLAND

is brought to you by:

For Time :

Rx - 6 minute Hang Hold

Each time you drop from the bar, perform: 800 meter Run and 30 Hand release Push-Ups

Scaled - 5 minute hang hold

Each time you drop from the bar, perform: 600 meter Run and 30 hand release push-Ups

Shirts & Giggles - 4 minute hang hold

Each time you drop from the bar, perform: 400 meter Run and 30 hand release push-ups or 30 knee Push-Ups

time cap: 18 minutes

With a running clock, athlete A starts the workout by free-hanging from a pull-up bar. If Athlete A drops from the pull-up bar before 6 minutes, he/she will complete run and push ups (note of the time will be taken but clock will continue to run). Once Athlete A completes run and push-ups, Athlete B resumes the hang hold where Athlete A left off. Athletes will alternate until cumulative hang hold time reaches th division time of 4, 5 or 6 minutes.

Score is the total time, including the time it takes to do all runs and push-ups.

Chalk allowed for all categories, gloves/grips ONLY allowed for shirts and giggles category.

Any hand grip allowed (hands facing away, facing you, switch grip), and athletes may adjust hands as needed and hang from one arm.

Event 2 - Laura

AMRAP (with a Partner) in 21 minutes:

30 calorie Row

20 Burpees Over Rower

10 Power Cleans

Rx 155/105, scaled 115/75,

For Shirts and Giggles 95/55

On a 21-minute clock, perform as many rounds and reps as possible of the prescribed work in the order written with a partner.

Score is the total number of rounds and repetitions completed before the 21-minute clock stops.


For load:

3 attempts at each lift:

Max Back Squat


Max Deadlift

Score is the sum of the best of all three lifts.

Time Cap: 20 minutes

In 20 minutes, Both athletes will attempt each lift 3 times. The weight must increase after each successful attempt at each movement.

Athletes must notify their judge when they'r attempting the first lift, a failed rep counts as an attempt. Take the Back Squat and Strict Press from the weight rack.

There is no time limit for each lift

Athletes may alternate their lifts by increasing the weight and resting as needed between each lift. The team score will be the completed combined max load of fo both Athletes.

Event 4 - to be announced



Floater wod - relay army combat fitness test (ACFT)

sprint, drag & carry test

for time:

Partner a

Sprint: 25 meters twice

Drag: 90lb sled for 25 METER twice

Lateral: 25 meters twice

Carry: two 40lb kettebells twice

sprint: 25 meters twice

then Partner B repeats

score is the total time for partner a & B to complete the ACFT.


On the command “GET SET,” one athlete will assume the prone position with the top of the head behind the start line.

On the command “GO,” Athlete will stand and sprint 25m; touch the 25m line with foot and hand; turn and sprint back to the start line.

Athletes will then grasp each sled strap handle, which will be positioned and resting on the sled behind the start line; pull the sled backwards until the entire sled crosses the 25m line; turn the sled around and pull back until the entire sled crosses the start line.

After the entire sled crosses the start line, the Athlete will perform a lateral run for 25m, touch the 25m turn line with foot and hand, and perform the lateral back to the start line. The Athlete will face the same direction moving back to the 25m start line and returning to the start line so they lead with each foot.

Athletes will grasp the handles of the two 40-pound kettlebells and run to the 25m turn line; step on or over the 25m turn line with one foot; turn and run back to the start line. If the Athlete drops the kettlebells during movement, the carry will resume from the point the kettlebells were dropped.

After stepping on/over the start line, Athletes will place the kettlebells on the ground; turn and sprint 25m; touch the 25m turn line with foot and hand; turn and sprint back to the start line.

The time is stopped when the last Athlete crosses the start line after the final sprint (250 meters).

Teams signed up

Rx Male (5 teams only)

Rx Female (5 teams only)

Scaled Female (5 teams only)

  • Little Lifters - Lori & Darianne

Scaled Male (5 teams only)

  • Righteous Slayers - Allen & Andrew

For Shirts & Giggles (10 teams only)

  • Scrambled Legs - April & Madison

  • Brotato Chips - Jon & Logan

  • Strong Mamas - Sarah & Mary


THANK YOU to everyone who helped make the 2022 Battle Buddy Brawl a complete success. Your support helped us raise $800 for the Catch A Lift Fund.

CONGRATS to Brooks from CrossFit 301 for winning last year's Freedom barbell raffle.