Granite Games Fall Throwdown - Houston, TX

Onsite Competition for Teams

Event description

The Granite Games Throwdown gives athletes new to competition an opportunity to challenge themselves and have a blast doing it!

Our 3-person, same gender team setup allows you to step out onto the competition floor with your best lifting buddies to experience the best of both worlds: all the fun of competition, without that nerve-wracking feeling of going it alone!

Pick your division…

Scaled: For those who are new to competing, share a common goal of functional fitness, and are working toward mastering their skills.

Intermediate: The perfect fit for athletes who love the thrill of competition and have a passion for functional fitness, but who don’t typically Rx daily workouts and may not have yet mastered all movements.

For all workouts and standards head to our website: https://thegranitegames.com/throwdown-compete/

To set you up for success when you arrive onsite, here’s what you need to know:

Check- In - All athletes must check in between 6:00am and 7:00am


Where Am I Going? – Check-in occurs in the front lobby of Skyline CrossFit.

Parking Map - Click HERE

Come Prepared – You’ll need to provide a valid ID to complete check-in. Food vendors will be availible but please bring what you will neet.  Also pop up tents are recommended for athlete staging.  We have water availible but please bring your own refillible bottle.

No Take-Backs – Life happens—we totally get that. But please be aware that if you cannot participate in the weekend’s events, we cannot offer a refund for any reason.

Trading Places – You can substitute an athlete up until the day of competition!

Scoring: For Weight: Heavier is Better

9 Minutes to find complex max

Deadlift + Hang Clean + Front Squat + Shoulder to Overhead

Score is total weight of all 3 athletes combined

Scoring: For Repetitions: More is Better

12 minute AMRAP

Scaled

  • 6 Ring Rows
  • 6 Dumbbell Front Squats (35/20)
  • 12-12,15-15, etc.

Intermediate

  • 6 Chest to Bar 
  • 6 Dumbbell Front Squats (50/35)
  • 12-12,15-15, etc.

All athletes complete full round of 6s before moving on to the 9s. This trend continues throughout the 12 minutes

Scoring: For Time: Fastest is Better | Time Cap: 15

Scaled
40 Sync Knee Raises
40 Single Arm Dumbbell Hang Clean & Jerk (35/20)
40 Sync Box Overs (24/20)
40 Single Arm Dumbbell Hang Clean & Jerk (35/20)
40 Sync Knee Raises

Intermediate
40 Sync Toe to Bar
40 Single Arm Dumbbell Hang Clean & Jerk (50/35)
40 Sync Box Jump Overs (24/20)
40 Single Arm Dumbbell Hang Clean & Jerk (50/35)
40 Sync Toe to Bar

2 of 3 athletes working. 1 in resting area at all times. For box jump overs, both athletes must use the same box. Rep is sycnhronized when both athletes reach other side. Scaled can step over.

Scoring: For Time: Fastest is Better | Time Cap: 10

Scaled

3 Rounds Each

  • 250/200 Meter Row
  • 15 Thrusters (75/55)

Intermediate

3 Rounds Each

  • 300/250 Meter Row
  • 15 Thrusters (95/65)

This is done in a waterfall style format. At the start, one athlete will row. When they finish, they move on to the thrusters and athlete 2 starts their row. This fashion continues until each athlete has completed 3 rounds. Only the thruster reps count.