August brought the excitement and passion of the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games, but as we get closer to the end of the year, there are still some upcoming CrossFit competitions to whet your appetite. Here are six of the hottest CrossFit competitions to look out for:
The third annual 2017 PRX Performance GameDay Championship competition will take place Nov. 4-5 in Falcon Heights, Minnesota at the Warner Coliseum. Teams of four – which includes two male athletes and two female athletes – will compete in categories such as Rx & Scaled Individual divisions, and Rx & Scaled Masters divisions.
The Team Liftoff is one of the premiere SETD events in the U.S., and focuses heavily on same gender teams that go head to head in weightlifting challenges. The next Team Liftoff event takes place Nov. 4 in Powder Springs, Georgia.
Athletes from each team must participate in three out of six events, which includes the Max Clean and Jerk, Max Snatch, Max Deadlift, Max Shoulder to Overhead, Max Bench Press, and Max Back Squat.
CrossFit Shift will host the 2017 Team Novembrawl in Lansing, Michigan on Nov. 18 from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Standard time. Intermediate-level CrossFit teams of three men or three women will compete in three events and a championship WOD. Each member of a team is required to compete in all events.
The Beach Assault CrossFit competition will take place Nov. 11 on the Gulf Shores Public Beach from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of The Hangout — 300 W. Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, Alabama.
The public beach setting provides a beautiful backdrop for intense competition for teams of two males or two female athletes. Categories include Teen Male/Teen Female, Novice Male/Novice Female, Advanced Male/Advanced Female, and Masters Male (age 50 and over) and Masters Female.
Gulf Shores CrossFit will host the event. The minimum age to compete is 15. An after party will follow the competition.
Newcov CrossFit in Newport, Kentucky will host the fifth annual Gobblers and Gobblettes competition Nov. 17-18. Events for novice and intermediate CrossFit athletes will take place on Friday from 7-10 p.m. Advanced CrossFit athletes will face off Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Teams will consist of two male athletes or two female athletes.
The 2017 Turkey Challenge will take place at MBS CrossFit in Broomfield, Colorado Nov. 17- 19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Advanced CrossFit athletes from throughout the U.S. are expected to compete at this event, including David Ruckman of Backcountry CrossFit and Amie Jindra of CrossFit 719.
Even if you are just beginning as a CrossFit athlete, November is an exciting time to get your feet wet. Use Wodify Arena to jump into your first competitive event!