Friday Night Lights III a 2013 CrossFit Games Open Season Qualifier Begans March 8th

 

Welcome to the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games season at CrossFit Scottsdale Powered by: KAYYEM FITNESS. We will be hosting the 3rd annual Friday Night Lights A CrossFit Games open Qualifier on March 8th to kick off the season and finishing April 5th. Affiliates from all over the South West will come to compete in the heart of Scottsdale where all the competition began 5 years ago. We will have a RX, Masters, Scaled and Kids division. The hype is real and the intensity is high for the next few months. After the open we will have team tryouts to see which 4 men and 4 women head to Regionals to compete for a shot to be the fittest in the world. The 2013 CrossFit Games are held under the lights in Carson, CA inside the Home Depot Center in July. “Let’s get ready to ruuuuuuuuuuuuuumble”!!!

Five weeks for the Open: March 6 – April 7 Registration for the Open begins January 15th for Friday Night Lights Via SICFIT. Individual athletes will compete both on a worldwide scale and also to qualify regionally for the semi-final round – The Regionals. Athletes may complete each workout at their local CrossFit affiliate or upload a video to be judged online.

Open Prizes

The top performance worldwide for men and women in each workout will win $2,013. To be eligible for the prize money, you must provide video of your workout. Affiliate validation is sufficient for qualifying for Regionals, but only workouts that have video verification will be eligible for the prize money.

Teams in the Open

The team competition in the Open will be organized the same way as last year. Teams are made up of athletes from the same gym competing as individuals. All-star teams with athletes from different gyms are not permitted. There will be new clarifications on what constitutes an eligible team member in the rulebook updates coming out mid-December. In essence, team members must represent their gym, meaning they train the majority of their workouts (by any metric) at the team gym.

New Masters Division

There is now a category for men and women ages 40-44. This is on top of the four age categories from last year: 45-49, 50-54, 55-59 and 60-plus. At the end of the Open, the top 20 men and top 20 women worldwide from each of the five age groups will be invited to compete in the Masters at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games.

Online Judges Course

CrossFit will offer an online Judges Course, which will launch in mid-December. The course will address the role of the judge and common standards, along with several video scenarios that will assess the visual perspicacity of the potential judge. This first release will be particularly oriented toward the Open.

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CrossFit Games Open WOD 4:

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 10 minutes of:
60 Bar-facing Burpees
30 Overhead Squats (120lbs M/ 90lbs W)
10 Muscle-ups