TO QUALIFY FROM AUSTRALIA
The top 40 male athletes and the top 40 female Australian ranked athletes from the Open will qualify, these 40 positions will be based from the Expression of Interest Submissions. Back filling will occur from a combined world leaderboard ranking.
TO QUALIFY AS AN INTERNATIONAL ATHLETE
Individual Athletes will need to rank per country based on the amount of affiliates (see table below). This is a guideline only. The Highest ranked athletes and Teams from the submitted Expression of Interest will Qualify to Compete at the Down Under CrossFit Championship.
20 AUSTRALIAN TEAMS WILL BE ACCEPTED
For Australian teams, 3 of the 4 team members must rank inside the top 300 during the 2019 CrossFit Games Open. This is a guideline. The Teams score is taken from the 3 best athletes Individual results from the world leaderboard. These combined scores will rank your Team.
20 INTERNATIONAL TEAMS WILL BE ACCEPTED
20 places will be allocated to International teams to qualify.
Once again for International athletes qualifying teams will be determined by number of affiliates per country (see table below).This is a guideline. The Teams score is taken from the 3 best athletes Individual results from the world leaderboard. These combined scores will rank your Team.
|Affiliates per Country||Individual placing to qualify||Team member placing to qualify|
|> 4000||Athlete rank inside top 100||Athletes rank inside top 2000|
|> 2000||Athlete rank inside top 75||Athletes rank inside top 500|
|> 1000||Athlete rank inside top 50||Athletes rank inside top 400|
|> 500||Athlete rank inside top 45||Athletes rank inside top 300|
|> 250||Athlete rank inside top 10||Athletes rank inside top 150|
|< 250||Athlete rank inside top 5||Athletes rank inside top 100|
|You can find out how many affiliates there are in each country by heading to https://map.crossfit.com|
THE REGISTRATION PROCESS
- 2020 CrossFit Open, Athletes and Teams can register to compete as soon as they have their names solidified.
- Each Team will need to register a minimum of 4 Team members, 2Male & 2Female. It is recommended that you also have 2 Alternates. If a Team member becomes injured or can not compete the teams ranking will change to the next 3 highest athletes. Team members can only register on 1 team.
- Team Expression of Interest will Close 1 April 2020.
- Once athletes and teams are validated and accepted, an invitation will be sent to athletes or team captains to complete the registration process. This will be sent out 15th April 2020.