2015 Masters Qualifier Events

Four events were released at 5 p.m. PT, Thursday, April 23 on Games.CrossFit.com. 

The top 200 masters athletes each age division—40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59 and 60-plus—had from Thursday, April 23 to Monday, April 27 to complete four events. Events were completed in any order. 

Masters athletes will have five scores recorded to determine the top 20 in each age division. The first of five scores for masters athletes will be their final Open ranking. The other four scores are the final rankings of each event from the Masters Qualifier.

The 20 athletes with the fewest points at the end of the qualifier will receive an invitation to compete at the CrossFit Games in Carson, California. 

 

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Event 1

Complete as many reps as possible in 5 minutes of:
5 muscle-ups
10 cleans

Men use 155 lb.
Women use 105 lb.

Notes
This event begins with the athlete standing under the rings. At the call of “3-2-1 … go,” the athlete will jump up and perform muscle-ups. Once 5 muscle-ups are completed, the athlete will move to the barbell for the cleans. After 10 cleans, the athlete will move back to the rings to begin the next round.

The athlete’s score will be the total number of reps completed within the 5-minute time cap. You will enter your result by the total number of reps completed.   

Equipment
• Set of gymnastics rings hung so you can successfully perform a muscle-up
• Barbell
• Collars
• Plates to load to the appropriate weight for your division

For each event, be sure the athlete has adequate space to safely complete the event. Clear the area of all extra equipment, people or other obstructions.

*The official weight is in pounds. For your convenience, the minimum acceptable weights in kilograms are 70 / 48 kg for 40-44 and 45-49 divisions,  61 / 43 kg for 50-54 and 55-59 divisions and 52 / 34 kg for 60+.

Video Submission Standards
Prior to starting, film the plates and barbell to be used so the loads can be seen clearly. All video submissions should be uncut and unedited in order to accurately display the performance. A second person with a stopwatch should be in the frame throughout the entire workout. Shoot the video from an angle so all exercises can be clearly seen meeting the movement standards.


Event 1 Variations

40-44
(Masters Men 40-44, Masters Women 40-44)
Complete as many reps as possible in 5 minutes of:
5 muscle-ups
10 cleans

Men use 155 lb.
Women use 105 lb.


45-49
(Masters Men 45-49, Masters Women 45-49)
Complete as many reps as possible in 5 minutes of:
5 muscle-ups
10 cleans

Men use 155 lb.
Women use 105 lb.


50-54
(Masters Men 50-54, Masters Women 50-54)
Complete as many reps as possible in 5 minutes of:
5 muscle-ups
10 cleans

Men use 135 lb.
Women use 95 lb.


55-59
(Masters Men 55-59, Masters Women 55-59)
Complete as many reps as possible in 5 minutes of:
5 dips
10 cleans

Men use 135 lb.
Women use 95 lb.


60+
(Masters Men 60+, Masters Women 60+)
Complete as many reps as possible in 5 minutes of:
5 dips
10 cleans

Men use 115 lb.
Women use 75 lb.

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Event 2

1-rep-max snatch

No time cap

Notes
In this event you will perform a snatch for max load. There is no minimum or maximum number of attempts. Your score will be the heaviest weight you successfully snatch. You may not use plates smaller than 1/2 lb. 

Equipment
• Barbell
• Collars
• Plates to load to your max-weight snatch (no smaller than ½ lb.)

For each event, be sure the athlete has adequate space to safely complete the event. Clear the area of all extra equipment, people or other obstructions.

Video Submission Standards
For this event, only the heaviest lift must be shown on video. The plates and barbell must be filmed so the loads can be seen clearly. Prior to lifting the athlete must state their name and the weight they are about to attempt. All video submissions should be uncut and unedited in order to accurately display the performance. Shoot the video from an angle so all exercises can be clearly seen meeting the movement standards.


Event 2 Variations

All Divisions
1-rep-max snatch

No time cap

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Event 3

2 rounds for time of:
1,000-meter row
50 thrusters
30 chest-to-bar pull-ups

Men use 65 lb.   
Women use 45 lb.

Notes
This event begins seated on the rower with the monitor set to zero meters. At the call of “3-2-1 … go,” the athlete will grab the handle and begin rowing. Once the athlete has rowed 1,000 meters, he or she will move to the barbell for 50 thrusters. Once the thrusters are complete, the athlete will move to the pull-up bar and complete 30 chest-to-bar pull-ups. When the athlete finishes the first round and returns to the rower, the monitor must be reset to zero before he or she starts the second round.  

Every second counts in this event. Your score will be the time it takes to complete all the repetitions. There is no time cap for this event.

Equipment
• An indoor rower with a monitor that measures meters
• Barbell
• Collars
• Plates to load to the appropriate weight for your division
• Pull-up bar

For each event, be sure the athlete has adequate space to safely complete the event. Clear the area of all extra equipment, people or other obstructions.

*The official weight is in pounds. For your convenience, the minimum acceptable weights in kilograms are 29 / 20 kg for 40-44, 45-49 and 50-54 divisions, and 20 / 16 kg for 55-59 and 60+ divisions.  

 

Video Submission Standards
Prior to starting, film the plates and barbell to be used so the loads can be seen clearly. All video submissions should be uncut and unedited in order to accurately display the performance. A second person with a stopwatch should be in the frame throughout the entire workout. Shoot the video from an angle so all exercises can be clearly seen meeting the movement standards.


Event 3 Variations

40-44
(Masters Men 40-44, Masters Women 40-44)
2 rounds for time of:
1,000-meter row
50 thrusters
30 chest-to-bar pull-ups

Men use 65 lb.
Women 45 lb.


45-49
(Masters Men 45-49, Masters Women 45-49)
2 rounds for time of:
1,000-meter row
50 thrusters
30 chest-to-bar pull-ups

Men use 65 lb.
Women 45 lb.


50-54
(Masters Men 50-54, Masters Women 50-54)
2 rounds for time of:
1,000-meter row
50 thrusters
30 chest-to-bar pull-ups

Men use 65 lb.
Women 45 lb.


55-59
(Masters Men 55-59, Masters Women 55-59)
2 rounds for time of:
1,000-meter row
50 thrusters
20 chin-over-bar pull-ups

Men use 45 lb.
Women 35 lb.


60+
(Masters Men 60+, Masters Women 60+)
2 rounds for time of:
1,000-meter row
50 thrusters
20 chin-over pull-ups

Men use 45 lb.
Women 35 lb.

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Event 4

21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts
Box jumps
Handstand push-ups

Men use 225 lb., 24-inch box
Women use 155 lb., 20-inch box

Notes
This event begins from the standing position with the barbell on the floor and the athlete standing tall. At the call of “3-2-1 … go,” the athlete will complete 21 deadlifts, 21 box jumps and 21 handstand push-ups. When the athlete has completed the handstand push-ups, he or she will repeat all movements for the round of 15s and again for the round of 9s.

Every second counts in this event. Your score will be the time it takes to complete all repetitions. There is no time cap for this event.

Equipment
• Barbell
• Collars
• Plates to load to the appropriate weight for your division
• Box that is the appropriate height for your division
• Wall with a line at the appropriate height for the handstand push-up
• Depending on your division, plates or abmats to create a riser

For each event, be sure the athlete has adequate space to safely complete the event. Clear the area of all extra equipment, people or other obstructions.

*The official weight is in pounds. For your convenience, the minimum acceptable weights in kilograms are 102 / 70 kg for 40-44 and 45-49, 84 / 61 kg for 50-54 and 55-59, and 70 / 48 kg for 60+.

Video Submission Standards
Prior to starting, film the plates and barbell to be used so the loads can be seen clearly. All video submissions should be uncut and unedited in order to accurately display the performance. A second person with a stopwatch should be in the frame throughout the entire workout. Shoot the video from an angle so all exercises can be clearly seen meeting the movement standards.


Event 4 Variations

40-44
(Masters Men 40-44, Masters Women 40-44)
21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts
Box jumps
Handstand push-ups

Men use 225 lb., 24-inch box
Women use 155 lb., 20-inch box


45-49
(Masters Men 45-49, Masters Women 45-49)
21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts
Box jumps
Handstand push-ups

Men use 225 lb., 24-inch box
Women 155 lb., 20-inch box


50-54
(Masters Men 50-54, Masters Women 50-54)
21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts
Box jumps
Handstand push-ups with 2-inch riser

Men use 185 lb., 24-inch box
Women use 135 lb., 20-inch box


55-59
(Masters Men 55-59, Masters Women 55-59)
21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts
Box jumps
Handstand push-ups with 2-inch riser

Men use 185 lb., 24-inch box
Women use 135 lb., 20-inch box


60+
(Masters Men 60+, Masters Women 60+)
21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts
Box jumps
Handstand push-ups with 4-inch riser

Men use 155 lb., 20-inch box
Women use 105 lb., 20-inch box