WTF is The CrossFit Open? (And How Do I Sign Up?)
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WTF is The CrossFit Open? (And How Do I Sign Up?)

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WTF is The CrossFit Open? (And How Do I Sign Up?)

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You keep hearing coaches mentioning “Open standards”. Your classmates are whispering about signing up for the Open this year. Leading one to wonder… WTF is the CrossFit Open?

First, a primer…

What is the Open?What is the Open? Host Rory Mckernan explains this global event.

Posted by The CrossFit Games on Friday, January 29, 2016

So to sum it all up: The CrossFit Games Open is for everyone. Brand new CrossFitters, seasoned CrossFit Games veterans, and everyone in between. For the average CrossFitter, it’s a great signpost for long-term goal setting, and that’s why CrossFit9 encourages its athletes to participate. Plus, it’s just really, really fun.

Suggested Reading In It to Win It: Goal Setting Guide

So How Do I Sign Up?

1. Register

Head to games.crossfit.com and register to sign up. There is a one-time $20 fee.

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2. Let Us Know!

At CrossFit9, we ask our competing athletes to join this Facebook group where we’ll post workout standards, important announcements, and event times.

 

3. Show Up!

Drop-Ins: Come on in! We’re happy to accommodate you at the times shown below, but because this is such a busy time of year, we ask that you sign up online ahead of your visit here!

If you absolutely must sign up for a custom time frame outside the times shown below, we will do our best to accommodate you within our normal hours. Please email info@crossfit9.com. (Cost: $30)

The first workout will be announced February 25th at 8pm EST, and we’ll host a live stream party at CrossFit9. Check out the important dates below to see when you are able to have your Open workouts completed in front of a judge:

Important Dates

Links will take you to our Facebook events. Or you can subscribe and never miss another CrossFit9 event!

CrossFit Games Open 16.1

  • Live Stream Party February 25, 8pm
  • Friday Night Fight February 26, 7pm (WOD + Cookout party)
  • Saturday February 27 between 7:30 & 10am. Time slots are available on the half hour, with the clock starting promptly at the listed time, so come early to warm up. (NOTE: You must RSVP via Wodify at least 18 hours in advance to let us know you need a judge. Max of 5 athletes per time slot. Registration will open 72 hours in advance.)

CrossFit Games Open 16.2

  • Live Stream Party March 3, 8pm
  • Friday Night Figh March 4, 7pm
  • Saturday March 5 between 7:30 & 10am. Time slots are available on the half hour, with the clock starting promptly at the listed time, so come early to warm up. (NOTE: All athletes must RSVP via Wodify at least 18 hours in advance to let us know you need a judge. Max of 5 athletes per time slot. Registration will open 72 hours in advance.)
  • Athlete Score Verification Deadline Monday, March 7, 8pm EST

CrossFit Games Open 16.3

  • Live Stream Party March 10, 8pm
  • Friday Night Fight March 11, 7pm
  • Saturday March 12 between 7:30 & 10am. Time slots are available on the half hour, with the clock starting promptly at the listed time, so come early to warm up. (NOTE: All athletes must RSVP via Wodify at least 18 hours in advance to let us know you need a judge. Max of 5 athletes per time slot. Registration will open 72 hours in advance.)
  • Athlete Score Verification Deadline Monday, March 14, 8pm EST

CrossFit Games Open 16.4

  • Live Stream Party March 17, 8pm
  • Friday Night Fight March 18, 7pm
  • Saturday March 19 between 7:30 & 10am. Time slots are available on the half hour, with the clock starting promptly at the listed time, so come early to warm up. (NOTE: All athletes must RSVP via Wodify at least 18 hours in advance to let us know you need a judge. Max of 5 athletes per time slot. Registration will open 72 hours in advance.)
  • Athlete Score Verification Deadline Monday, March 21, 8pm EST

CrossFit Games Open 16.5

  • Live Stream Party March 24, 8pm
  • Friday Night Fight March 25, 7pm
  • Saturday March 26 between 7:30 & 10am. Time slots are available on the half hour, with the clock starting promptly at the listed time, so come early to warm up. (NOTE: All athletes must RSVP via Wodify at least 18 hours in advance to let us know you need a judge. Max of 5 athletes per time slot. Registration will open 72 hours in advance.)
  • Athlete Score Verification Deadline Monday, March 28, 8pm EST

The Open is Over Party!

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