It’s back! That’s right Wodapalooza. No, it’s not that music festival you’ve been wanting to go to for 10 years, it’s WOD-a-palooza as in WORKOUT OF THE DAY and there’s gonna be plenty of workouts happening over the four days of the festival. This year, Wodapalooza takes place February 20-23 at Bayside Marketplace in Miami.

Wodapalooza is a functional fitness competition that began in 2012 by a local coach, gym owner, and competitor himself who wanted to showcase south Florida’s competitive CrossFit community.  It has since grown to be a premier competition, bringing the world’s most fit athletes to Miami.  

Recent changes in the qualification process for the CrossFit Games have also resulted in Wodapalooza becoming one of a few places where athletes can qualify for a spot.

But it’s not just for the elites. There are also options to compete if you want to throw down in the same environment as the pros. There are multiple stages without workouts throughout each day with something for everyone.

  • WZA Strong – Blends traditional strongman with CrossFit workouts.
  • WZA Weightlifting – Face-off, for Olympic lifters
  • The Gauntlet – A one-hour format made to be more accessible to all athletes with its workout format.
  • WZA – Individual and team divisions requiring athletes to qualify through an online challenge

Are you tired just by reading this? Don’t sweat it! If you just want to be a spectator, Wodapalooza is the place to be. Massive stages with downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay as backdrops will be sure to keep you entertained as you watch everyone else sweat.

There’s also a vendor village where you can see and purchase all the latest in exercise equipment and accessories, or learn during the educational seminars. Some vendors will even have your favorite athletes signing autographs and ready to take that selfie with you.

Don’t forget about food and drinks! There will be healthy food and drink options available at Wodapalooza as well. 

For tickets and more information go to wodapalooza.com. And for coverage during Wodapalooza, check back here!