How to Watch the 2018 Games

July 30, 2018


How to watch the Games on television and online.

Watch archived footage of the 2018 Games here

The 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games will take place Aug. 1-5, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Planning to watch from the comfort of your home? Read on to find out how.

CrossFit’s partnerships with Facebook and CBS Sports will allow fans worldwide to watch the competition online for free. Additionally, the CBS Television Network will air a one-hour live look into the competition on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 1 p.m. ET, and on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 12 p.m. ET.


Once the Games begin, fans can tune in to watch the majority of the individual and team competitions, and select events of the masters and teen competitions live on the CrossFit Games website and on Facebook (see below for stream schedule details). In addition, CBS Sports Digital will stream free live event coverage of teams and individuals on and the CBS Sports app for mobile and connected TV devices (OTT). Devices with the CBS Sports App include iOS, Android, Roku TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast. No authentication or sign-in is required to view this stream on any device (See full stream schedule below).

CrossFit will use CrossFit Games FYI to let people know when events are live, so be sure to join and set your notifications so you don't miss the best action. Known events and times will be scheduled in advance, and the Studio team will be breaking live announcements as they happen on site. For full schedule information, download the CrossFit Games Event Guide app or visit

Please note the Games will take place in Central Standard Time.

Games Streaming Schedule

8:20-10:00 -Individuals - Crit
10:20-11:40 - Team - Bike Deadlift
11:55-12:40 - Individuals - 30 Muscle-Ups
12:50-2:34 - Individuals - CrossFit Total
3:00-4:20 - Team - 30s
5:10-9:10 - Individuals - Marathon Row

8:00-11:55 - Age Groups - Rope Yoke

9:00-11:15 - Individuals - Battleground
9:00-1:08 - Age Groups - 1RM + P.S.
11:30-12:50 - Team Battleground
1:12-2:00 - Team - 1RM Snatch
3:00-5:15 - Individuals - TBA
3:00-6:01 - Age Groups - Rope and Yoke 
5:30-6:50 - Team - Synchro Worm
7:10-8:30 - Individual - Fibonacci

8:30-11:09 - Age Groups - Jump Finish
8:45-10:15 - Individuals - TBA
10:30-12:00 - Team - TBA
11:20-1:59 - Age Groups - Jump Finish
12:15-12:55 - Individuals - TBA
1:40-3:00 - Team - TBA
2:20-5:15 - Age Groups - AG Chipper
4:00-5:40 - Team - TBA
6:00-8:42 - Individuals - TBA

8:30-9:50 - Team - TBA
9:00-1:50 - Age Groups - Event 10
10:20-11:51 - Individuals - TBA
12:20-1:04 - Team - TBA
1:59-4:10 - Age Groups - Event 11
2:00-5:12 - Individuals - TBA


Once the Games are underway, fans can catch two hours of competition coverage on CBS Sports Network each day, Aug. 2-5 (schedule below). And don’t miss the live coverage on Saturday, Aug. 4, on CBS Television from 1-2 p.m. ET, and Sunday, Aug. 5, from 12-1 p.m. ET, or more than 90 hours on and on the CBS Sports app for mobile and connected TV devices. The schedule is broken down below. 

CBS Sports Network is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors. For distributors with national channel lineups please find CBS Sports Network as follows: DirecTV - 221, Dish Network - 158, Verizon FiOS - 94, AT&T U-Verse - 643. For all other providers, use the CBSSN channel finder to find your channel or check your local listings. CBS Sports Network can also be watched via OTT streaming service providers providers YouTube TV, fubo TV, PlayStation VUE, DirecTV and Hulu. Additionally, a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through and the CBS Sports app by authenticating with select providers.

After the Games, fans can get a fresh retrospective on CBS Sports Network. The Games post-shows, which start in the fall, will recap key moments and also premier unseen content, including behind-the-scenes interviews, new event footage and analysis. The full schedule will be released at a later date.

Fans can also watch live online coverage from Facebook on their televisions. One option is to download the Facebook video app for TV, available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, NVidia Shield, Sony TV, Xbox 1 and Samsung Smart TV.

How to Cast to Your TV

Another option is to stream Facebook video from your phone to a TV on the same wifi network as your mobile device by expanding your video to full-screen mode and tapping the TV icon. Then select your device (example: AirPlay or Chromecast) to stream the video to your TV. Learn how to use Facebook video here. Additional information is available here


CBS and CBS Sports Network (all times are ET)

Thursday, Aug. 2: Day 1 Highlights, 10 p.m., CBSSN
Friday, Aug. 3: Day 2 Highlights 10 p.m., CBSSN
Saturday, Aug. 4:  Day 3 (LIVE) 1 p.m., CBS
Saturday, Aug. 4: Day 3 Highlights 10 p.m., CBSSN
Sunday, Aug. 5: Day 4 (LIVE) 12 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Aug. 5: Day 4 Highlights 10 p.m., CBSSN
Sunday, Sept. 2: Recap 5 p.m., CBS

CBS Sports Digital 

Wednesday, Aug.1: Individuals and Teams 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 
Thursday, Aug. 2: Individuals and Teams 8:45 a.m. – 9 p.m. 
Thursday, Aug. 2: Masters and Teenagers 8:50 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. 
Friday, Aug. 3: Individuals and Teams 8:45 a.m. – 9 p.m. 
Friday, Aug. 3: Masters and Teenagers 8:50 a.m. – 5:50 p.m. 
Saturday, Aug. 4: Masters and Teenagers 8:20 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 4: Individuals and Teams 8:30 a.m. – 8:45 p.m. 
Sunday, Aug. 5: Individuals and Teams, and Awards Ceremony 8:15 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
Sunday, Aug. 5: Masters and Teenagers 8:50 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Stay current with the CrossFit Games Event Guide app which has all  the latest athlete, event and Games information. Available on Apple and Android, you can download the official app here now.

Watch archived footage of the 2018 Games here