ROGUE Invitational: How to Watch, Prize Structure, Competitors, and More

The CrossFit Sanctionals® competition will take place entirely online.

The 2020 Rogue Invitational — one of the most anticipated CrossFit Sanctionals® competitions of the year — takes place on Saturday, June 13th and Sunday, June 14th and will be held entirely onlineThat means all athletes will compete from their own chosen location.

The change to an online format isn’t stopping some of the biggest names in the sport to show up including “The Fittest Man On Earth” Mat Fraser and “The Fittest Woman On Earth” Tia-Clair Toomey.

Here is everything you need to know.

How To Watch

The Rogue Invitational will be live streamed from 10am-5pm EST both days (June 13th and 14th) from two different locations:

Each of the 37 competing athlete’s streams will be coordinated by the Rogue team for a singular live broadcast. Both days of the broadcast will have a 30-minute edition of the “Iron Game” studio show which will feature highlights, interviews, and analysis of the events and competing athletes.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Roster Breakdown

The Rogue Invitational will feature a total of 37 athletes — 19 male and 18 female — and they include some of the biggest names in the game including:

Men

  • Mat Fraser — Reigning 4-time Fittest Man on Earth and 2019 Rogue Invitational winner
  • Patrick Vellner — 2020 Open champion, 2019 Rogue Invitational runner-up
  • Noah Olsen — 2019 CrossFit Games runner-up
  • Jacob Hepner — 6th place at 2019 CrossFit Games 
  • Chandler Smith — 5th place at 2019 Rogue Invitational

Women

  • Tia-Clair ToomeyReigning 3-time Fittest Woman on Earth and 2019 Rogue Invitational winner
  • Katrin Davidsdottir — 2-time Fittest Woman on Earth, 4th place at 2019 Rogue Invitational
  • Kari Pearce — Three top 5 CrossFit Games finishes, 6th place at 2019 Rogue Invitational
  • Sara Sigmundsdottir — 2020 Open champion, runner-up 2019 Rogue Invitational
  • Kara Saunders2017 CrossFit Games runner-up

To see all competing athletes, check out the Rogue Invitational full roster.

Events

Each day of the invitational will feature three events.

Saturday

Event 1, 10am EDT:

For Time:

  • 21 Thrusters (135lb/95lb)
  • 21 Burpee Pull-Ups
  • 15 Thrusters (185lb/125lb)
  • 15 Burpee Pull-Ups
  • 9 Thrusters (205lb/145lb)
  • 9 Burpee Pull-Ups

Time cap: 10 minutes — Heats of 10.

Event 2, 11:55am EDT — 2 Scored Events (2A and 2B):

Last Person Standing:

  • Power Snatch (95lb/65lb)
  • First 4 Minutes: 50 Reps for Time (2A)
  • Minute 5 Starts Last Person Standing at 11 Reps (2B)

Heats of 10.

Event 3, 2:30pm EDT:

For Time:

  • 240 Double Unders with Heavy Rope
  • 2 Rounds of:
  • 60 Toes to Bar
  • 30/24 Calorie Bike

Time cap: 13 minutes — Heats of 10

Sunday

Event 4, 10am EDT:

For Time (Tiebreak 1st):

  • 7 Clean & Jerks (255lb/165lb)

Time cap: 1 minute

5 minute rest.

Clean & Jerk Liftoff:

  • Men: 290lb — add 10lb each round
  • Women: 195lb — add 5lb each round

1 minute to lift, 3 minute to rest — Heats of 20.

Event 5, 1:11pm EDT:

Chipper for Time:

  • 40 Calorie Row
  • 30 D-Ball Squat Clean (100lb/70lb)
  • 20 Box Step Over with D-Ball (24lb/20lb)
  • 40 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
  • 20 Box Step Over with D-Ball (24lb/20lb)
  • 30 D-Ball Squat Clean (100lb/70lb)
  • 40 Calorie Row

Time cap: 20 minutes — Heats of 10.

Event 6, 3:46pm EDT:

21-15-9 For Time:

  • Deadlift (275lb/185lb)
  • Overhead Squat (155lb/105lb)

Time cap: 6 minutes — Heats of 10.

Prize Structure

There is a lot of money up for grabs. Each event winner will take home an additional $5,000. Here is the purse break down for each position:

  • 1st place — $50,000
  • 2nd Place — $40,000
  • 3rd Place — $30,000
  • 4th Place — $20,000
  • 5th Place — $15,000
  • 6th Place — $10,000
  • 7th Place —$5,000
  • 8th Place — $3,000
  • 9th Place — $2,000
  • 10th Place —$1,000

Will Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey be able to go back-to-back and secure the $50,000 that comes with it? Or will we see someone climb the ranks and take the title? Tune in on June 13th to find out.

FAQs

When is the 2020 Rogue Invitational?

The 2020 Rogue Invitational will be an online competition taking place on Saturday, June 13th and Sunday, June 14th.

Where can I watch the Rogue Invitiational?

The 2020 Rogue Invitational will be live streamed both days from 10am to 5pm EST at Roguefitness.com/invitational and on the Rogue Fitness YouTube channel.

Feature image from Rogue Fitness Instagram page: @roguefitness

Phil Blechman

Phil Blechman

Phil is a native New Yorker passionate about storytelling, bodybuilding, and game design. He holds a BFA from Syracuse University.

Before becoming a Staff Writer at BarBend, Phil worked on the creative team at World Wrestling Entertainment, as a narrator for Audible.com with over a dozen titles, and as a producer, director, and playwright Off-Broadway in New York City where he worked for The Araca Group and co-founded IJB Theatrical Productions. He can be heard as a co-host of both the Here’s What’s Up podcast and Eternal Durdles podcast.

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