ACIS to Host Fitness National Championship at the
United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA
American Collegiate Intramural Sports (ACIS) is proud to announce the new host location of the ACIS Fitness National Championships, the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. The 2013 ACIS Fitness Nationals will be held on Saturday, April 27 utilizing multiple facilities at the USOTC. The competition starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues through 5 p.m., followed by an awards presentation at the Visitors Center.
ACIS works together with fitness professionals at 200 universities through its ACIS Fitness sponsorship programs promoting a healthy lifestyle on campus. This event is the culmination of those programs, as campus champions from the top performing schools will gather in beautiful San Diego to engage in healthy competition to determine the ACIS Fitness National Champions.
All participating ACIS universities have the chance to win an all expense paid trip to the ACIS Fitness Nationals where their students will compete against each other in the same facilities used to train by U.S. Olympic athletes. Teams of two men and two women from each selected university will battle it out in multiple events including a fitness obstacle course, BMX race, sand volleyball matches and the day will conclude with a team tug-o-war competition. The entire ACIS Fitness National Championships will be filmed and aired on a national sports network this summer.
About the U.S. Olympic Training Centers:
To the athletes, the Olympic Training Centers (OTC) are a one stop shop with all the services necessary to concentrate on training – food services, nutrition services, sports medicine, sports science, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, sports psychology, transportation and world class venues.
There are three OTCs owned and operated by the United States Olympic Committee – Colorado Springs (CO), Lake Placid (NY) and Chula Vista, CA. The USOC headquarters are in Colorado Springs.
About the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista:
It began to take shape after the USOC put out a request for a city to bid to raise funds, design and build a warm weather, sea level training facility. The San Diego National Sports Training Foundation the raised funds for the initial phase of development and the Eastlake Company donated 150 acres in eastern Chula Vista. Ground was broken on the facility in 1990 and it officially opened in June 1995.