New To CrossFit? Here's What You Need To Know About The OPEN
The 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is the largest fitness competition on Earth and an exciting showcase of the CrossFit community. Here, athletes like you, from all around the world, show up and push themselves further than they ever thought possible over a five-week period. Challenges, PRs and the unknown await. Every year, hundreds of thousands of athletes come together to compete in the worldwide, online competition. After five weeks, the top men and women are declared National Champions and qualify for the CrossFit Games.
People of all ages and ability levels can play, Rx’d or Scaled in the Open. There are age categories that fairly separate athletes and also scaled or RX'd prescribed workout. This option makes the all-inclusive event even more accessible to the masses. So even if you don't have your first official pull-up, or aren't able to life the prescribed weight yet, or if you are rehab'ing back from an injury, you can still participate for the fun and the spirit of the games.
THE OPEN FIVE WEEKS:
- Week 19.1: Feb. 21-25
- Week 19.2: Feb 28 - March 4
- Week 19.3: March 7-11
- Week 19.4: March 14-18
- Week 19.5: March 21-25
How it works:
- Registration at games.crossfit.com and submit $20 to CrossFit HQ.
- Surprise workouts are released each week on Thursdays at 8 p.m. EST
- Athletes have four days to complete the workout for the week. Complete the workouts at a CrossFit affiliate with a judge, or film your effort from anywhere in the world and submit a link as proof.
- Submit your score online before 8 p.m. EST the following Monday. Each athlete has to enter their own scores.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
Team FirePower will use the Friday of each week as the main day to perform your workout. Each class on Friday will be performing the Games Wod ending with the 3:30pm class. Then, we turn over to "Friday Night Lights" where we turn the gym into the cool place to be! From 4:30pm to 8pm we run heats of athletes through the workout with various judges, Use the energy of the room to perform your best, cheer on your friends and other members, watch in awe of our coaches and competitive team athletes performing their wods, and have a beer while you're at it! Each week if BYOB and turns into a big party. The final week we go all out with a live band. Ever had a workout with a live band? You gotta give it a try. Register today!