Calling all CrossFitters….Competition season is upon us and CrossFit Scottsdale is proud to announce that we will be hosting the CrossFit Games Qualifier “Friday Night Lights” on Friday, March 8th and Friday, April 5th. This event consists of two nights of local competition to start and finish the qualifiers and it’s first step in qualifying for the 2013 CrossFit Games.
Registration is now open!
The 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games season is a three-stage test of fitness, comprised of the Open, Regionals, and the world championships, the CrossFit Games.
The season kicks off with “Friday Night Lights, presented by CrossFit Scottsdale” the first weekly challenge of the Open, the most inclusive competition in the world. The top athletes and teams in each region from the Open will move onto Regionals. The best athletes and teams at Regionals will compete at the CrossFit Games, the world’s premier test to find the Fittest on Earth™.
Opening Ceremonies will be held on March 8th at 5pm, in addition we will be hosting the final Workout as well as the closing ceremonies on Friday, April 5th at 5pm. These competitions are open to the public and all CrossFitter’s from around the state are encouraged and welcomed to participate. Registration opens on February 1st at www.CrossFitScottsdale.com. The cost to participate in the competition is $25 each Workout or $45 for those participating in both. We are capping athlete registration at 150 people. The goal of “Friday Night Lights” is to foster an inclusive competitive fitness atmosphere amongst our students, local affiliates and garage gym’ers where everyone is welcomed and encouraged to compete. We want you to come and bang with the best of them, bring your friends and family to support you and have fun.
There will be 3 divisions for the “Friday Night Lights” 2013 CrossFit Games Season Opener, Prescribed (RX Gamers hoping to have high enough scores to advance to Regionals as an individual or for their affiliate cup team), Masters (Age groups include: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, and 60+) and a Scaled division to allow for maximum participation, energy and new competitors to the sport. Experienced coaches and volunteers will judge the competition to count reps, adhere to movement standards, validate and submit scores to CrossFit Headquarters. Those interested in competing in the 5 week world wide open will need to also register on http://games.crossfit.com/