THE ATHLETE GAMES 2016
The Athlete Games Finals will take place at the ExCel Arena - London, UK on the 29th and 30th of January 2016. The event will see 120 athletes compete over two days to see who will be victorious in The Athlete Games and take home their share of the €50,000 prize purse!
Think you've got what it takes to compete at the Athlete Games? You'll have to qualify first.
- Male & Female Individual
- Male & Female 40+ (must be 40 years + on or before the 29th of Jan 2016)
Registration for the online qualifiers will open on Friday the 13th of November and registration will close at 19:00 (GMT) on Thursday 3rd December. No late entries will be accepted. All athletes will need to register under a CrossFit Affiliate. An affiliate manager or level one Crossfit coach will have to be nominated and will be responsible for verifying athletes scores each week.
THE QUALIFIERS & VIDEO SUBMISSIONS
Before getting the opportunity to battle it out in London each athlete will first have to qualify through the online competition.
Athletes must have their score validated by performing the workout at a registered CrossFit Affiliate under the observation of a CrossFit Level 1 trainer. Once the workout is complete the athlete must enter their score online and have their score verified by their affiliate manager.
Athletes must submit a valid video with their score submission.
While scores are being validated through your affiliate manager The Athlete Games keep the right to use video submissions for revalidation. Videos should be uploaded on a public platform (i.e. Youtube) and athlete provides the link to the video.
It is the sole responsibility of the Athlete to ensure the timely and successful submission of their workout each week. Submissions that are incomplete or not verified will not be accepted.
IMPORTANT DATES & INFORMATION
The online qualifiers will run from the 27th November to the 19th December 2015.
Workout 1 will be released at 19:00 (GMT) on Friday 27th November, athletes will have until Thursday 3rd December at 19:00 (GMT) to complete the workouts, submit their scores and have their score verified by their affiliate manager.
Workout 2 will be released at 19:00 (GMT) on Friday 4th December, athletes will have until Thursday 10th December at 19:00 (GMT) to complete the workouts, submit their scores and have their score verified by their affiliate manager.
Workout 3 will be released at 19:00 (GMT) on Friday 11th December, athletes will have until Thursday 17th December at 19:00 (GMT) to complete the workouts, submit their scores and have their score verified by their affiliate manager.
All workouts must be completed at a registered CrossFit affiliate and athletes must be judged by a level 1 CrossFit coach.
The Athlete Games leaderboard will be live throughout the qualifier and will be updated as scores are submitted. Athletes will be awarded points depending on their placing in each workout. At the end of the qualifiers athletes will receive an overall ranking.
The finals will incorporate 48 individual male and female athletes, there will also be a +40 Masters category for 12 male and female athletes.
Athletes finishing in qualifying positions must have uploaded videos.
Qualifying athletes will receive an email inviting them to compete at the finals; this will be sent out on Wednesday 23rd December and athletes will have 4 days until the Sunday 27th of December at 19:00 GMT to accept their place. Those who do not do so will forfeit their place at the finals and the place will be offered to the next athlete in line.
Second round offers will be sent out on Monday 28th of December and those athletes will then have 4 days until the Thursday 31st December at 19:00 GMT to accept and their place .
The event finals will take place on the 29th and 30th of January at the ExCel Arena, London. With an After Party on the Saturday evening.
Cash prizes will be awarded to...
1st Place Male and Female - €12,000 each
2nd Place Male and Female - €5,000 each
3rd Place Male and Female - €3,000 each
1st place Male and Female Masters - €3,000 each
2nd place Male and Female Masters - €2,000 each
3rd place Male and Female Masters - €1,000each
- Online qualifier starts 27th December 2015
- Registration for qualifier opens 13th November
- Registration for qualifier closes 3rd December
- Finals 29th & 30th January at the ExCel Arena, London
- €50,000 prize fund