The top athletes and teams, based on their performance in their Open region, will advance to one of eight regionals. A map of the regional boundaries is available here.

  • 20 men, 20 women and 15 teams will advance from regions in the U.S. and Canada.
  • 30 men, 30 women and 20 teams will advance from Europe and Australia.
  • 10 men, 10 women and 10 teams will advance from Latin America, Asia, and Africa.

The 2016 regionals will take place over three consecutive weekends in May. 

MAY 13-15

California Regional
NorCal + SoCal
Del Mar, Calif.
Del Mar Arena

South Regional
LatAm + South Central + South West 
Dallas, Texas
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Pacific Regional
Australia + Asia 
Wollongong, Australia
WIN Sports & Entertainment Centre

MAY 20 - 22

West Regional
North West + Canada West 
Portland, Oregon
Moda Center

Atlantic Regional
Mid Atlantic + South East
Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia World Congress Center 

MAY 27 - 29

Central Regional
Central East + North Central
Columbus, Ohio
Greater Columbus Convention Center 

Meridian Regional
Europe + Africa 

Madrid, Spain
Caja Mágica

East Regional
North East + Canada East
Albany, New York
Times Union Center

The top five men, five women and five teams at the end of each regional will advance to the CrossFit Games.

All Games qualifiers will receive a piece of the season's 2.2-million dollar prize purse. All cash prizes are paid in US dollars.

Individual Division

  • First Place: $5,000
  • Second Place: $4,000
  • Third Place: $3,000
  • Fourth Place: $2,000
  • Fifth Place: $1,000

Team Division

  • First Place: $3,000
  • Second Place: $2,500
  • Third Place: $2,000
  • Fourth Place: $1,500
  • Fifth Place: $1,000

Drug testing is required for any individual athlete or team to advance to the Games or to collect prizes.


Regional tickets cost $75 for three days of access, or $30 per day. 

Kids 12 and under are admitted free of charge with a ticketed adult.

Tickets are on sale now through the block on the upper right-hand side of You can also reach the ticketing pages by clicking the desired regional's name in the schedule above.

Each affiliate owner (Licensee of Record) will receive a complimentary three-day ticket to their local regional. These complimentary tickets will be held at Will Call under the name of the LOR. 

Affiliate owners and trainers attending the South Regional and the Games will be able to get free soft tissue work courtesy of Airrosti. Those affiliate owners and trainers who live near their 170 rehab centers can sign up for free work anytime at

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See all past regional events

Learn more about the CrossFit Games season and its rules by reading the Rulebook. The regionals section starts on page 13.