Road To The CrossFit Games 2016

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Road to the CrossFit Games 2016

Stage 1 – The Open

Last year more than 270,000 athletes took part in the CrossFit Games Open.

The open runs for 5 weeks starting on the 25th of February 2016. To take part you need to sign up and submit your scores on a weekly basis. The open Workouts are released on Thursdays and then all athletes have 4 days to complete the workout and submit their scores.

The open Dates

Open Workout 16.1 – 25th February
Open Workout 16.2 – 3rd March
Open Workout 16.3 – 10th March
Open Workout 16.4 – 17th March
Open Workout 16.5 – 24th March


Stage 2 – The Regionals

The top performing athletes from The Open will be invited to participate in the CrossFit Games Regional competitions.

The number of athletes attending from each region are as follows:

North California – 40 Athletes
South California – 40 Athletes
Latin America – 20 Athletes
South Central US – 40 Athletes
South West US – 40 Athletes
Australia – 60 Athletes
Asia – 20 Athletes
North West US – 40 Athletes
Canada West – 40 Athletes
Mid Atlantic – 40 Athletes
South East US – 40 Athletes
Central East US – 40 Athletes
North Central US – 40 Athletes
Europe – 60 Athletes
Africa – 20 Athletes
North East US – 40 Athletes
Canada East – 40 Athletes

The 8 regionals will take place over the course of 3 weekends throughout May.

CrossFit Regionals Dates:

California Regional – May 13th

NorCal + SoCal

Del Mar, California

South Regional – May 13th

LatAm + South Central + South West

Dallas, Texas

Pacific Regional – May 13th

Australia + Asia

Wollongong, Australia

West Regional – May 20th

North West + Canada West

Portland, Oregon

Atlantic Regional – May 20th

Mid Atlantic + South East

Atlanta, Georgia

Central Regional – May 27th

Central East + North Central

Columbus, Ohio

Meridian Regional – May 27th

Europe + Africa

Madrid, Spain

East Regional – May 27th

North East + Canada East


Stage 3 – The CrossFit Games

The top 5 men and 5 women from each regional event will then advance on to the The CrossFit Games final

Date: 20th July – 24th July 2016
Location: Carson, California – StubHub Center

CrossFit GamesTickets go on sale:

Thursday, April 28th

CrossFit Games 2016 Prize Money:

1st: $275,000
2nd: $90,000
3rd: $60,000

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