How it works


Sign Up + Tryout

Sign up and tryout to be a contender in Restaurant Rumble 2016!



Complete the Waivers + Forms

You must complete the waivers below and get the medical form signed by a doctor before your tryout. Bring the signed documents with you to tryouts in order to participate.

NOTE: Repeat contenders must submit new waivers and a medical form in order to participate.  Drop off completed forms at the gym over tryout weekend.

Download The Contender Forms:




Meet the Fundraising Targets

Details on how to set up your personal Fundrazr account under the AFGBA campaign will be given to you once you’ve made it through tryouts. All funds raised for AFGBA must be deposited into your Fundrazr to be eligible for a fight.

June 1, 2016
July 6, 2016
July 22, 2016

Know The Training Schedule

You must attend 2-3 training sessions per week. In addition to training at the gym, you will be assigned homework such as road work, plyometrics and stretching, and are encouraged to attend specialty workshops offered by partners of AFGBA on topics such as injury prevention and health maintenance.

Once you have made it through training, you will be provided with the Training Schedule.

You must pre-register for training sessions each week via the Training Sign Up sheet. The schedule will be updated every Sunday online and the link will be sent via email to Contenders.


Final Fighter Announcement

MANDATORY — The Final Fighter Announcement is on Sunday July 10 (location TBD). This event is mandatory for all contenders.


Fight Night Rehearsal

MANDATORY — Fight Night Rehearsal is on Tuesday July 26 at the Commodore Ballroom. This event is mandatory for all RR16 fighters.

All rehearsals take place during the day and you will be emailed your rehearsal time at least a week prior to the rehearsal.

Rehearsals are mandatory so you know your entrance, exit, and are comfortable in the space.  You will be nervous on fight night — this rehearsal helps YOU!


Weigh Ins + Press Conference

MANDATORY — The Official Weigh-In and Press Conference will be held on Tuesday July 26 at the Commodore Ballroom. This event is mandatory for all fighters.

You must be weighed in to qualify for your fight.


Fight Night

MANDATORY — Fight Night is on Wednesday July 27 at the Commodore Ballroom. This event is mandatory for all fighters.

Tickets go on sale July 2016!

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