January 20, 2022
The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games Semifinals
By CrossFit
Updates on the event partners and dates for this season’s Semifinals competition.
Updates on the event partners and dates for this season’s Semifinals competition.

CrossFit has partnered with a series of event organizers to host the 2022 CrossFit Semifinals. Taking place over four consecutive weekends in May and June, the CrossFit Semifinals will serve as the final stage of qualifying for athletes hoping to compete in the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games.

New this year: Top athletes from all divisions — individuals, teams, age groups, and adaptive — will have the opportunity to advance from Quarterfinals to Semifinals. Teams and individuals will compete in live Semifinal events in their respective regions. Age groups and adaptive divisions will compete in an online Semifinal, where select adaptive divisions will crown their fittest. 

Be on the lookout for more information and updates on games.crossfit.com. This article will be updated as dates and venues are finalized.

Map of Semifinal Events

2022 Semifinals Map

 

2022 CrossFit Semifinal Events

2022 Semifinals Partners

See below for details on the current list of Semifinals competitions by continent.

North America

The top 120 individuals and top 80 teams from Quarterfinals will continue on to Semifinals. From there, the top five individuals and teams from each Semifinal event will be invited to compete at the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games. 

Europe

The top 60 individuals and top 40 teams from Quarterfinals will continue on to Semifinals. From there, the top five individuals and teams from each Semifinal event will be invited to compete at the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games. 

Oceania

The top 30 individuals and the top 20 teams from Quarterfinals will continue on to Semifinals. From there, the top three individuals and teams will be invited to compete at the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games. 

  • Torian Pro
    Venue: Pat Rafter Arena — Brisbane, Australia
    Dates: May 20-22

Asia

The top 30 individuals and the top 20 teams from Quarterfinals will continue on to Semifinals. From there, the top two individuals and teams will be invited to compete at the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games. 

  • Far East Throwdown
    Venue: Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) — Busan, South Korea
    Dates: June 3-5

South America

The top 30 individuals and the top 20 teams from Quarterfinals will continue on to Semifinals. From there, the top two individuals and teams will be invited to compete at the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games. 

  • CrossFit Copa Sur
    Venue: Shopping Vitória — Enseada Do Suá, Vitória
    Dates: June 10-12

Africa

The top 30 individuals and the top 20 teams from Quarterfinals will continue on to Semifinals. From there, the top man, woman, and team will be invited to compete at the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games. 

Semifinals Schedule

Week 1 May 20-22 Torian Pro

CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown

Syndicate Crown
Week 2 May 26-29 Age Group Semifinals 1 (14-15, 16-17, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49)
  May 27-29 Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge

CrossFit Fittest in Cape Town
Week 3 June 2-5 Age Group Semifinals 2 (50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+)
  June 2-5 Adaptive Semifinals
  June 3-5 Far East Throwdown

Granite Games
Week 4 June 10-12 CrossFit Atlas Games

CrossFit Strength in Depth

CrossFit Copa Sur

The CrossFit Games will provide broad coverage of the Semifinal events across our various platforms like the CrossFit Games website, podcast, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.  Any additional changes to the format, schedule, or location of Semifinal events will be announced on games.crossfit.com.

How to Watch

For the first time, the 10 Semifinals for individual and team competitors will take place live and in person. CrossFit has partnered with a series of event organizers from around the world to host the 2022 CrossFit Semifinals, where athletes will go head-to-head in hopes of securing a ticket to Madison. 

Whether you’re able to attend an event in person or are watching online, read this article HERE for more information on how to be a part of the action throughout the four weeks of Semifinals. 

Last-Chance Qualifier

Following the Semifinal events, athletes who narrowly missed the chance to advance to the CrossFit Games may be invited to compete in the Last-Chance Qualifier the week of June 29, 2022 - July 1, 2022, a final opportunity to qualify for the Games.

The Last-Chance Qualifier is reserved for individual athletes who finished within three spots of a Games-qualifying position. Based on continent, the athletes eligible to compete at the Last-Chance Qualifier are:

  • North America: Athletes who finished in 6th-8th place at each respective Semifinal event
  • Europe: Athletes who finished in 6th-8th place at each respective Semifinal event
  • Oceania: Athletes who finished in 4th-6th place
  • Asia: Athletes who finished in 3rd-5th place
  • South America: Athletes who finished in 3rd-5th place
  • Africa: Athletes who finished in 2nd-4th place

At the conclusion of the competition weekend, the top two men and two women from the Last-Chance Qualifier will advance to the Games to compete for the title of Fittest on Earth.

CrossFit recognizes regulations related to the COVID-19 pandemic vary by location. CrossFit is regularly monitoring the changing circumstances and working closely with the Semifinal event organizers as we approach the competition season. 

If a live, in-person Semifinal is canceled or cannot be held, the competition will move to an online format hosted by CrossFit, LLC. All athletes and teams from the respective Semifinal competition will compete in the online format with an opportunity to advance to the CrossFit Games.

Be sure to check out the official CrossFit Games Rulebook for all the details on the Semifinals competition, invitation and check-in processes, scoring info, and more. Any changes to the competition schedule, format, or rules will be posted on games.crossfit.com.

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