The 2019 CrossFit Open - Comp Details
To all of the Savage Oxen who are competing in the 2019 CrossFit Open, i am excited to be spending the next 5 weeks with you all.
With around 50 athletes competing over the next 5 weeks, to make these Saturday events run as smoothly as possible, it is important that you learn, understand and remember the following.
The Day before the Comp i.e. Friday
At 12:00pm, the workout is released worldwide
you can watch this from games.crossfit.com
At 4:00pm, you will be able to register for a heat time slot
This will be done via the wodify app, first in best dressed
At 5:00pm, Head Coach Josh will do the Games Announcement via Facebook
This will cover all of the major points of the Workout inc strategy idea’s
After the release of the workout, it is your responsibility for the following
Understand what the workout is COMPLETELY.
What the workout is?
Decide what division you will do i.e. Scales / RX or Masters
What are the movement standards?
What are the loading i will need, etc.
This is easy done, by watching the announcement + reading the rules which can be found on the games website. Finally, watch Head Coach Josh’s brief.
The Day of the Comp i.e. Saturday
At 6:30am, the studio doors will open
This will allow athletes who are in the first heat to warm up etc
At 7:00am, The first heat will commence
Heats will continue on their set schedule, which is dictated by the workout itself.
When we are done, we are done
Due to us not knowing the wokrouts, each week will likely be different. We just do not know.
The back section of the studio will be for warming up
You will be able to warm up in the back section of the studio the heat BEFORE your heat.
There will be a warm up advised and written for you all to utilise
On the day of the workout, it is your responsibility for the following…
Turn up at least 30 minutes prior to your heat start time
If you do not have sufficient enough time to warm up, WE WILL NOT LET YOU COMPETE.
Set up your lane for your workout
Once the previous heat has completed their workout, you will be allowed on the competition floor to set up yours. This is why it is important that you know the in’s and outs of the workout. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
Enter your score
Once completed immediately head over to the games website and enter your score. Once entered, the Affiliate Manager will validate your score. This is the whole point of the competition, DO NOT FORGET TO DO THIS.
I can not compete on Saturday i.e. MONDAY night open gym it is.
Monday night open gym will be available for all those who were unable to compete on Saturday
You will need to source your own judge, the open gym coach does not count
You will need to set up your workout
you need to do everything basically :)
FINAL IMPORTANT NOTES
The most important pieces of information…
Respect the Judges!
Encourage each other!
Do not take it too seriously!
Go crush it you bunch of savages.