2022 CrossFit Season Announced — How To Qualify for the Games

The CrossFit Games Open begins Feb. 24, 2022, and registration for it starts Jan. 13, 2022.

The 2022 CrossFit Games season is almost here. The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games season kicks off with the Open on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Registration for the three-week-long Open starts on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. According to CrossFit HQ’s announcement, “the competition season for the age group and adaptive divisions has been modified to more closely mirror the stages of the individual competition.”

Below are the avenues for athletes in Individual, Teams, Age Groups, and Adaptive Divisions to qualify for the Games:

Qualifying Path for the 2022 CrossFit Games

  • Individual, Teams, and Age Groups
  • Adaptive Divisions
    • → Open
      • SemiFinals
        • 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games

Per CrossFit HQ, all adaptive divisions will advance to the Semifinals. At the Semifinals, the Intellectual, Seated With Hip Function, Seated Without Hip Function, Vision, and Short Stature Divisions will compete for the Fittest On Earth® titles. At the Semifinals, the top five performing athletes in the Neuromuscular, Lower Extremity, and Upper Extremity divisions will advance to compete at the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games in  Madison, WI.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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2022 CrossFit Games Season Schedule

Below is the full schedule for the 2022 CrossFit Games season:

2022 CrossFit Open

  • Workout 22.1 — Feb. 24-28, 2022
  • Workout 22.2 — March 3-7, 2022
  • Workout 22.3 — March 10-14, 2022

2022 Quarterfinals

  • Individuals — March 24-27, 2022
  • Teams — April 7-10, 2022
  • Age Groups — April 21-24, 2022

The 2022 Occupational Games will take place May 20-22, 2022.

2022 Semifinals

  • Week One
    • Individuals & Teams — May 20-22, 2022
    • Age Group One (14-15, 16-17, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49) — May 26-29, 2022
  • Week Two
    • Individuals & Teams — May 27-29, 2022
    • Age Group Two (50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+) — June 2-5, 2022
  • Week Three
    • Individuals & Teams — June 3-5, 2022
  • Week Four
    • Individuals & Teams — June 10-12, 2022
  • Last-Chance Qualifier — June 29-July 1, 2022

2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games

The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games will be held Aug. 4-7, 2022, in Madison, WI.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Momentum in 2022

The 2021 Rogue Invitational recently wrapped up in Round Rock, TX, on Halloween weekend. The defending Fittest Man and Woman on Earth®, Justin Medeiros and Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr, scored first-place finishes at the Dell Diamond stadium, the six-figure prize purse, and the momentum heading into the 2022 CrossFit Games season.

Two-time Fittest Woman on Earth® Annie Thorisdottir scored a silver-finish at the 2021 Rogue Invitational to boon her 2021 season that included a bronze medal at the 2021 CrossFit Games. Guilherme Malheiros earned a bronze finish at the 2021 Rogue Invitational, reminding the field of his prowess with a barbell and potential ascension to the Fittest on Earth® moniker.

Featured image: @crossfitgames on Instagram | photo by Kieran Kesner (@kierankesner on Instagram)