Iron Sharpens Iron Event Host

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If your affiliate meets the following requirements and you are interested in hosting an Iron Sharpens Iron event, please contact Operations Director, Jim Conzelman at 

Facility Requirements

  • 8,000+ sf floor space (we need to be able to host 60 athletes)
  • Equipment: accommodate 30 attendees simultaneously (56 PVC pipes, 31 bars, 62 clips, 20 rings, dip stations, pull-up stations, ideally 29 rowers, kettlebells: 11 x 8 kg, 11 x 12 kg, 29 x 16 kg, 11 x 24 kg, 4 x 32 kg)
  • Main gym area and equipment must be designated for the ISI event for the weekend. Normal classes may be held outside or in a separate area. Sessions begin at 6:45pm Friday and run until 1pm Sunday.

Host Requirements

  • Actively involved in a local Faith Rx’d Chapter or eligible to start one; an established chapter helps to ensure we maximize participation, supplies volunteers, and the opportunity for local attendees to continue where the event leaves off
  • Provide a lead staff or volunteer who can speak for the box to interface with Faith Rx’d Iron Sharpens Iron staff; 8 weeks out we will begin weekly contact to review progress and finalize details
  • 2 volunteers to help with setup, participant check-in, retail and A/V support throughout the weekend; these can be from the local chapter if there is one
  • Assistance with finding host housing
  • Recommendation of two nearby options for a host hotel with a special group discount
  • Recommendation of a nearby, preferably outdoor (weather permitting) venue for the Saturday night social that can accommodate 60 attendees, some of whom may be under 21
  • Affiliate waiver ready for registrants to complete during registration, and an insurance policy which covers special training events
  • Hospitality table during the camp to include refreshments like coconut water, coffee, water and light snacks such as bars and fruit
  • 2 x 8 ft table for Faith Rx’d check-in and retail
  • Screen, white wall or large dry-erase board for our projector
  • Extension cord and power strip to the center of the box for our laptop and projector
  • Dinner tables and chairs to comfortably seat 70
  • Wireless internet

Promotion Expectation

  • Frequent affiliate website, newsletter and social media announcements from all local boxes and shared sites about the camp (regional affiliate Facebook group sites are especially effective)
  • Flyers posted at all local boxes

Host Benefits

  • 2 free event spots normally given to the key volunteers mentioned above who will be helping throughout the weekend
  • faithrxd.org website exposure for up to six months
  • Numerous Faith Rx’d and attendee social media mentions
  • A Faith Rx’d banner to hang in your box
  • The opportunity to associate your affiliate with elite coaching and a powerful event making a lasting impact on your local fitness community and beyond!