Open registration will begin on Jan. 15, 2015. More than 209,000 people participated in the Open last year, and this year the worldwide competition will be even broader and more inclusive. Scaled versions of the Open workouts will make their debut, as well as a new Teenage Division for athletes 14-17 years old.
The first Open workout will be released on Thursday, Feb. 26. As in previous years, the Open will be a five-week competition with one new workout per week. The week’s workout will be released each Thursday at 5 p.m. PT, and competitors will have four days to complete the workout and log their score on the Games site. Score submissions will be due before 5 p.m. PT on the Monday following the workout’s release.
Feb. 26-March 30, 2015
15.1: Feb. 26 -March 2
15.2: March 5-9
15.3: March 12-16
15.4: March 19-23
15.5: March 26-30
The Masters Qualifier will begin on Thursday, April 23. The world’s top 200 masters athletes in each age division in the Open will be automatically entered into the Masters Qualifier. Like last year, the qualifier will be a four-day online competition. The workouts will be released at 5 p.m. PT on Thursday, April 23, and the competitors will have until 5 p.m. PT on Monday, April 27, to submit their scores. The top 20 athletes in each age division at the end of the qualifier will be invited to compete in the Masters Competition at the CrossFit Games.
The Masters Qualifier
April 23-27, 2015
The Regional competitions will be held over three weekends in May. The 17 regions in the Open will feed into eight Regional competitions. The top athletes in each region will face top athletes from at least one other region in the new format. (Read more.) Each Regional will take place over three days, and the top five men, five women, and five teams at the end of the weekend will qualify for the CrossFit Games.
Regional Weekend 1:
May 15-16, 2015
South Regional | South Central, South West and Latin America | Dallas, Texas
Atlantic Regional | Mid Atlantic and South East | Atlanta, Georgia
Regional Weekend 2:
May 22-24, 2015
California Regional | NorCal and SoCal | San Diego, California
East Regional | North East and Canada East | Hartford, Connecticut
Pacific Regional | Australia and Asia | Wollongong, Australia
Regional Weekend 3:
May 29-31, 2015
West Regional | North West and Canada West | Seattle, Washington
Central Regional | North Central and Central East | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Meridian Regional | Europe and Africa | Copenhagen, Denmark
Tickets to the Regionals will go on sale on March 30, 2015.
The 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games will be held on July 21-26. The final stage of the search for the Fittest on Earth will return to the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
The Team and Individual Competitions will begin on Wednesday, July 22, and continue through the weekend.
The Masters Competition will be held earlier in the week (Tues.-Thurs., July 21-23).
Tickets to the Games will go on sale April 29, 2015
Originally posted at: http://games.crossfit.com/article/2015-reebok-crossfit-games-season-schedule
Courtesy of Crossfit Inc.