About Hotshots 19

The 9th Annual Hotshots 19 Memorial WOD Fundraiser
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Captain CrossFit

On June 30, 2013 we tragically lost 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew to the Yarnell Hill Fire.  This event is done each year to honor these men and give back to the community they protected.

6 Rounds For Time
30 Air Squats
19 Power Cleans (135/95)
7 Strict Pull-Ups
400 Meter Run

*Scaling is available for all fitness levels*

The 2020 Hotshots 19 Memorial Fundraising Event is Saturday August 29, 2020 beginning at 7:30 am.

Each August, following the anniversary of the tragic day our community lost 19 of its heroes, Captain CrossFit hosts its Annual Hotshots 19 Memorial Fundraising Event. 

The Captain CrossFit Hotshots Memorial Event honors the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots with the physical demands of the workout as well as the event’s community philanthropy. 

To date, proceeds of the Captain CrossFit Hotshots Memorial Fundraising Event has contributed over: 

  • $72,000.00 in scholarship and program funds for Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy for specialized wildfire education – to better prepare our heroes so they come home safe.

  • $10,000.00 in annual scholarship funds for (2) Yavapai College Fire Science Program students to obtain their Associates Degree at no cost to them. 

  • $4,000.00 in local youth scholarship funds to provide physical fitness funding for at risk youth in the local community. 

The 2021 Captain CrossFit Hotshots 19 Memorial Event proceeds will benefit these 501(c)(3) organizations:

The Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy, established by Eric Marsh (Granite Mountain Hotshot) in 2002 “to develop professional and safe responses in the wildland environment...”

Yavapai College Foundation:Two Scholarship Funds have been established to honor the memory of Hotshots Travis Turbyfill and Clayton Whitted. The Travis Turbyfill and Clayton Whitted Scholarships, established in 2018, will benefit Yavapai College Fire Science Program students. Selection criteria for the Scholarship awards was established by Stephanie Turbyfill and Kristi (Whitted) Barton as a tribute to their husbands’service and sacrifice, and a commitment to supporting the legacy of excellence in Fire Science Training.