Please forward this error screen to sharedip-23229193168. The competition has been held every summer since 2007. For the initial Games in 2007 and 2008, participation was open to crossfit training locations who made it to Aromas.
Interest and participation in the event continued to grow, and in 2010, the qualification was adjusted to include hosting multiple Sectionals, a series of events open to all athletes in order to qualify for the one of the 17 Regionals. The 17 regions had Canada and the United States divided into 12 regions, with the remaining regions roughly corresponding the five other populated continents. In 2011, the open participation Sectionals were replaced by an online qualification called the Open. In 2011, 26,000 athletes signed up to compete in the Open.
2017, participation was 69,000, 138,000, 209,000, 273,000, 324,307, and 380,000 respectively. In 2015, the qualification format changed from 17 regional events to eight. Each “super-regional” event included qualifiers from two or three of the previously defined regions, totaling 40 or 50 athletes at each event. Following seven years in Carson, the Games moved to the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin, in 2017. The next year, the qualifying Regionals were once again realigned due to increased competitiveness and popularity outside of Canada and the US. Participation and sponsorship have grown rapidly since the inception of the Games. Teams have consisted of three men and three women, who must all primarily train at the same facility.
Starting in the 2018 games, each team will have four members, two men and two women. Teams are subject to a similar qualification process as the individuals. The Games include age-based divisions for younger and older competitors. Masters divisions were introduced at the 2010 Games. 17, for both boys and girls.
Rather than regional events, masters and teen athletes qualify for the games by a second online competition following the Open. Josée Sarda originally finished first but was later disqualified for testing positive for banned performance-enhancing substances. Reebok in ‘relaunch phase’ as it looks to become top fitness brand”. INSIDE THE LEADERBOARD: TO SCALE, OR NOT TO SCALE”. CHANGE IS COMING TO THE 2018 SEASON”. 2017 REEBOK CROSSFIT GAMES SEASON SCHEDULE”.
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