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FESTIVUS GAMES @ CrossFit Natomas

  • CrossFit Natomas 1215 Striker Avenue Sacramento, CA, 95834 United States (map)

FESTIVUS GAMES @ CrossFit Natomas-

Have you been training and working out but didn't get a chance to compete yet? Or maybe you just want to come and support some of your NorCal Snowboarders who will be competing and cheer them on?  :)

The first Festivus competition was held on April 30th, 2011. The concept was simple yet long overdue. Since novice and intermediates make up 95% of athletes it made sense to have a competition designed only for them. 

At Festivus Games it’s not necessary to scale the events. No athlete, whether six months in or brand new, will need to scale any of the events. The competition is about capacity more than a high degree of skill. Everyone can row…just how fast? Everyone can deadlift..just how much?

On April 18th, 2015 Novice and Intermediate athletes from across the country will compete, all on the same day, in this one-day event. Each host will award the top three finishers in each division for both male and female classes.

For information and registration:

Facebook Event Page:

Don't want to compete - No problem! Spectators are Welcome!!


For Time: 
Row 1K
50 Wall Ball
Score = Time
There is a 10 minute time cap for WOD 1
Add 1 second for every unfinished Wall Ball Rep. 
Wall Ball Weights and Heights: 
Intermediate Males: 20 lbs to a 10 foot target
Intermediate Females: 14 lbs to a 9 foot target
Novice Males: 14 lbs to a 9 foot target
Novice Females: 10 lbs to a 9 foot target

With a running clock: 
0-2:00: Max Front Squats in 2 Minutes (135/95/95/65) (Int Male/Int Female/Novice Male/Novice Female) 
2:01-3:59: Rest
4:00-10:00: AMRAP 6 Minutes
6 Power Clean (135/95/95/65) (Int Male/Int Female/Novice Male/Novice Female) 
6 Bar Over Burpees
There are 2 scores for this WOD
Score 1 = Reps of Front Squats
Score 2 = Reps in the 6 Minute AMRAP

WOD 2 standards info: 
Front Squats: Weight starts on the ground. No racks may be used. Reps do not have to be unbroken
Bar Over Burpees: Athletes do not have to jump over the bar. Chest must touch the ground on each rep. 

WOD 3: 5 & 15
AMRAP 5 Minutes
5 Push Press (115/75/75/45)(Int Male/Int Female/Novice Male/Novice Female) 
15 Box Jumps (20?) 
Rest 1 Minute
Max Double Unders in 1 minute (Int Male/Int Female) 
Max Single Unders in 1 minute (Nov Male/Nov Female) 
No substitutions. 
There are 2 scores for this WOD
Score 1 = Reps in the 5 Minute AMRAP
Score 2 = Reps of Double Unders (Intermediate ) or Single Unders (Novice) 

WOD 3 standards info: 
The WOD starts with the weight on the ground. 
Athletes may step up onto the box without jumping. 
Hips must be open with both feet on the box for a good rep.


3 WODs. 5 Scores. 
There are 5 scores over 3 WODs. 
Score 1 = Time for Row and Wall Balls
Score 2 = Reps of Front Squats
Score 3 = Reps of Power Cleans and Burpees
Score 4 = Reps of Push Press and Box Jumps
Score 5 = Reps of Double Unders (Int) or Single Unders (Nov) 

Tie Breaker WOD
Max Kettlebell Swings in 90 seconds. (1.5/1) 
Still tied? Rest 5 minutes and do it again. 

The Final WOD will be announced March 2015

Earlier Event: April 11
SF/SBAY - End of the Season Party!!
Later Event: April 18
Karaoke Night at Oishii