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CrossFit Age Group and Occupational Games Quarterfinal Workouts Revealed

The last set of Quarterfinals is underway, these are the five workouts to be tackled.

The CrossFit Age Group and Occupational Games Quarterfinal workouts have been revealed. The competition, which is held online, features five workouts to be completed between Thursday, April 21 and Sunday, April 24.

The Age Group Quarterfinals will determine which athletes in the Teenage and Masters divisions will advance to the Age Group Semifinals, to be held online at the end of May. The Occupational Games will crown the fittest person within select professions.

There are a total of nine Age Group divisions competing this weekend:

  • 14-15 Boys and Girls
  • 16-17 Boys and Girls
  • 35-39 Men and Women
  • 40-44 Men and Women
  • 45-49 Men and Women
  • 50-54 Men and Women
  • 55-59 Men and Women
  • 60-64 Men and Women
  • 65+ Men and Women

Eligible professions for the Occupational Games are:

  • Active-duty military
  • Military veterans
  • Law-enforcement officers
  • Firefighters
  • First responders (e.g., paramedics, emergency medical technicians)
  • Medical professions (e.g., physicians, nurses)
  • Educators (e.g., professors, school teachers, tutors, school administrators)
  • College students

CrossFit Occupational Games and Age Group Quarterfinal workouts

Workout 1

3 rounds for time of:

  • 20 toes-to-bars
  • 20 alternating dumbbell snatches

♀50-lb dumbbell | ♂70-lb dumbbell

Time cap: 10 minutes

Workout variations

Teenagers 16-17, Masters 35-54, Occupational Games

  • ♀ 50-lb (22.5-kg) dumbbell
  • ♂ 70-lb (32.5-kg) dumbbell

Teenagers 14-15, Masters 55+

  • ♀ 35-lb (15-kg) dumbbell
  • ♂ 50-lb (22.5-kg) dumbbell

Full workout details and movement standards here.

Workout 2

For time:

  • 50 overhead squats
  • 40 bar-facing burpees
  • 40 back-rack walking lunges
  • 30 bar-facing burpees
  • 30 cleans
  • 20 bar-facing burpees
  • 20 single-leg squats
  • 10 muscle-ups

♀ 65-lb barbell | ♂ 95-lb barbell

Time cap: 20 minutes

Workout variations

Teenagers 16-17, Masters 35-54, Occupational Games

  • ♀ 65-lb barbell
  • ♂ 95-lb barbell

Teenagers 14-15

  • ♀ 45-lb barbell
  • ♂ 65-lb barbell

Masters 55+

♀ 45-lb barbell, 35-lb dumbbell for weighted step-ups, 20-in box

♂ 65-lb barbell, 50-lb dumbbell for weighted step-ups, 24-in box

Full workout details and movement standards here.

Workout 3

As many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:

  • 1 rope climb
  • 2 shuttle runs
  • 2 rope climbs
  • 4 shuttle runs
  • 3 rope climbs
  • 6 shuttle runs
  • 4 rope climbs
  • 8 shuttle runs
  • Etc.

15-ft rope climbs, 50-ft shuttle runs

Workout variations

All athletes in all divisions will perform the same workout.

Full workout details and movement standards here.

Workout 4

The CrossFit Total

For total load:

  • 1 back squat
  • 1 press
  • 1 deadlift

Time cap: 30 minutes

Workout variations

All athletes in all divisions will perform the same workout.

Full workout details and movement standards here.

Workout 5

Repeat of 2014 AGOQ Workout 3

3 rounds for time of:

  • 50-calorie row
  • 15 handstand push-ups
  • 50 double-unders

Time cap: 20 minutes

Workout variations

Teenagers 14-17, Masters 35-54, Occupational Games

  • As written

Masters 55+

  • Perform handstand push-ups to a 2-in (5-cm) riser

Full workout details and movement standards here.

Learn more about the Occupational Games here.

Submission windows

crossfit team quarterfinalSource: Courtesy of CrossFit Inc.
  • Submission Window 1 (Workouts 1 and 2): 12 p.m. (noon) Thursday, April 21, through 12 p.m. (noon) Friday, April 22
  • Submission Window 2 (Workouts 3 and 4): 12 p.m. (noon) Friday, April 22, through 12 p.m. (noon) Saturday, April 23
  • Submission Window 3 (Workout 5): 12 p.m. (noon) Saturday, April 23, through 12 p.m. (noon) Sunday, April 24

All times reflect Pacific Time (PT).

How many athletes qualified for Age Group Quarterfinals?

The top 10% of athletes in each division (regardless of location, with a minimum of 200 athletes) following the CrossFit Open have qualified to compete in the Age Group Quarterfinals.

The numbers are spread as follows:

Age GroupWomen – Top 10 % CutlineMen – Top 10% Cutline
14 – 15200200
16 – 17200200
35 – 392,2063,074
40 – 441,6172,213
45 – 499461,354
50 – 54548786
55 – 59330440
60 – 64200207
65+200200

What’s next for Age Group athletes?

This is the first year Age Group athletes will compete in CrossFit Quarterfinals. The 30 top athletes from each division will then advance to the Age Group Semifinal, which is also held online.

This new season format has replaced the Age Group Online Qualifier, which previously determined which Age Group athletes would qualify for the CrossFit Games directly.

Age Group Semifinals will take place over the course of two weekends:

  • May 26-29: Teenage Girls and Boys (14-15, 16-17) and Masters Men and Women (35-39, 40-44, 45-49)
  • June 2-5: Masters Men and Women (50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+)

The top 10 men and 10 women from each age division will advance to the CrossFit Games to compete for the title of Fittest on Earth.

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