CrossFit Games 2024 – The Ultimate Guide

CrossFit Games 2024 – The Ultimate Guide

What are the CrossFit Games?

The CrossFit Games are an open competition where athletes from around the world can enter by completing a set of workouts from home or their local gym and submit their scores on the CrossFit Games website. The CrossFit Open was first established in 2011 and was the first competition of its kind - since then it has only grown in popularity. The aim of the CrossFit Games is to find and crown the fittest person on earth!  

How is the CrossFit Open scored?

The CrossFit Open is judged based on the Hopper Model of fitness which involves a metaphorical “Hopper” where numerous physical challenges can be placed. These challenges can vary widely in nature to test a broad level of fitness including:











Points are awarded to entrants based on their performance for each workout in the competition and added to the overall leaderboard. The Open also features different divisions such as age and gender so that athletes are able to compete against others in a similar demographic.

RX or Scaled Workouts

Entrants have the choice to enter the competition by competing in prescribed ‘Rx’ workouts or scaled workouts. Rx workouts are performed with the exact weights and movements outlined in the workout criteria. Whereas Scaled variations are allowed to be modified to be more accessible.

When are the CrossFit Games?

The CrossFit Games run annually - this year the competition dates are scheduled for the following dates:


29th February - 18th March

Quarter Finals

3rd April - 22nd April


8th May - 2nd June


8th August –11th August

Who can enter?

The clue is in the name - the CrossFit Open is open to all. You can either enter individually or as part of a team. You can enter within specific divisions including:

  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Over 35's
  • Adaptive - for athletes with disabilities


What type of workouts are involved?

On the 29th of February at 8pm, the first official workout was posted on the CrossFit Games website and a new workout will be added every week.

The prescribed (Rx) workout includes;

  • 21 Dumbbell Snatches (arm 1) (50/35lb)
  • 21 Lateral Burpees Over Dumbbell
  • 21 Dumbbell Snatches (arm 2) (50/35lb)
  • 21 Lateral Burpees Over Dumbbell
  • 15 Dumbbell Snatches (arm 1) (50/35lb)
  • 15 Lateral Burpees Over Dumbbell
  • 15 Dumbbell Snatches(arm 2) (50/35lb)
  • 15 Lateral Burpees Over Dumbbell
  • 9 Dumbbell Snatches (arm 1) (50/35lb)
  • 9 Lateral Burpees Over Dumbbell
  • 9 Dumbbell Snatches (arm 2) (50/35lb)
  • 9 Lateral Burpees Over Dumbbell

Athletes need to submit their scores by 5pm pacific time on Monday every week to enter.

How to watch the CrossFit Games

You can watch the CrossFit games at home either on the CrossFit Games site, or on their YouTube Channel. If you want to attend the Games in Fort Worth, Texas, you can order tickets online.

How can Wolverson Fitness help?

Here at Wolverson Fitness, we’re experts in supplying high quality, competition-level CrossFit equipment. So, whether you’re entering the games at home or hosting the workouts at your local gym, you can rely on us to supply gym equipment you need to get competition ready. And, to give you an extra helping hand, use code OPEN24 on selected products as part of our CrossFit Open promotion.