2021 CrossFit Games Prize Purse – Find Out How Much Athletes Will Earn

CrossFit Inc. has revealed the largest prize purse in CrossFit Games history.

The prize purse for athletes competing at the 2021 CrossFit Games has been revealed. This is the largest sum in the sport’s history and is a big contrast to Semifinals’ earnings, which had athletes complaining.

A total of U$2.5 million will be handed to athletes from the elite and masters’ division. Teenagers who advanced through the Age Group Online Qualifier will receive no prize, regardless of their placement at the end of the competition.

Individual Athletes – 2021 CrossFit Games Prize Purse

  • 1st place – $310,000
  • 2nd place – $120,000
  • 3rd place – 80,000

Fourth through 20th place: $55,000, $40,000, $35,000, $31,000, $29,000, $27,000, $25,000, $20,000, $18,000, $15,000, $14,000, $13,000, $12,000, $11,000, $10,000, $9,000, $8,000.

Total for men’s and women’s divisions: $1,764,000.

Individual Event Wins

  • 1st place: $3,000
  • 2nd place: $2,000
  • 3rd place: $1,000

Team Competition – 2021 CrossFit Games Prize Purse

  • 1st place: $100,000
  • 2nd place: $70,000
  • 3rd place: $40,000
  • 4th place: $25,000
  • 5th place: $20,000

Total: $255,000

Masters Athletes – 2021 CrossFit Games Prize Purse

Masters 35-39

  • 1st place – $25,000
  • 2nd place – $10,000
  • 3rd place – $5,000

Masters 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64

  • 1st place – $10,000
  • 2nd place – $5,000
  • 3rd place – $3,000

Masters 65+

  • 1st place – $5,000
  • 2nd place – $3,000
  • 3rd place – $2,000

Total for all men’s and women’s masters divisions: $280,000

Adaptive Athletes – 2021 CrossFit Games Prize Purse

Upper extremity, lower extremity, and neuromuscular

  • 1st place – $5,000
  • 2nd place – $3,000
  • 3rd place – $2,000

Largest Prize Purse in CrossFit Games History

This will be the largest prize purse athletes will receive in CrossFit Games history. CrossFit Inc. has added the adaptive division cash prize and also upped for elite athletes.

In comparison, last year’s CrossFit Games cash prize was $300,000 for 1st place elite athletes Tia-Clair and Mat Fraser, as they won the Fittest on Earth Title. An increase of $10,000 to top male and female athlete.

2021 CrossFit Games Prize Purse
2020 CrossFit Games winner Tia-Clair Toomey and Mat Fraser

In the elite division, 2nd place got $115,00, and 3rd place received $75,000. The prize for event winner, however, has not increased from last year.

Teams and masters athletes have not seen an increase in their division’s prize cash, although CrossFit has added the new 65+ division, which receives less than the other age group.

The 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games will take place in Madison, Wisconsin, from July 27 to August 1st.

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