Cactus Classic 2019

Onsite Competition for Teams

Event description

Who:

RX Division 2 Men and 2 Women
Intermediate of 2 Men or 2Women
Scaled Teams of 2 Men or 2 Women

What: The Cactus Classic is a premier functional fitness competition held in Phoenix, Arizona. This competition highlights RX athletes on Teams of 4 (MMFF), Intermediate and Scaled atheltes on Teams of 2 (MM or FF)

When: The 2019 Cactus Games is Saturday November 16th from 7:00am-5:00pm.

Where: Blade - 1614 W. Whispering Wind Drive Phoenix, Arizona 85085

Why: We know how much fun it is to compete with your friends that you throwdown with on a daily basis. We wanted to provied a high level competition that challenges the athletes and gives them an opportunity to work as a team.

Our goal of The Cactus Classic is to provide a platform for competitors of all ability levels to compete and showcase their talents in a world class event. Working out has brought us together as a community and we value it as something we will be able to do for the rest of our life and promote a long healthy life.

FAQ: 

Registration/Cost: 

Early Bird Registration: September 2nd - September 16th

- Must use code EarlyBirdCC19 to get the discounted rate

Team Fees:

Team of 4 - $275 + Competition Corner fees & taxes
Teams of 2 -$150 + Competition Corner fees & taxes

After September 16th: 

Team of 4 - $299 + Competition Corner fees & taxes
Teams of 2 -$169 + Competition Corner fees & taxes

10% of all entry fees will go towards supporting the Bacastrong fund. Check out his story  HERE

Last day to Register AND recieve a Tshirt is October 31st

- Last day to Register is November 8th

Refund Policy: We do not allow refunds, but if an athletes is unable to compete due to injury we will allow them to find a replacement to take their spot. 

What to bring: Please bring your own water, food, chairs, and tents for Athlete Village. We also ask you bring your own mobility tools, and workout gear for the event. There is no food allowed inside the gym, and no drinks allowed on the turf, please keep all of that outside to helps us keep the inside of the gym clean during the competition.

Pets: Please do not bring your pets into the competition, we do not want to risk any animals getting hurt from equipment or people. Although we are pet lovers, not everyone is and we must respect that. 

Parking: The parking lot will be reserved for volunteers, Vendor Village and Athlete village, no cars will be allowed into the parking lot. Please park along the street, but not in other businesses parking lots (you will be at risk of being towed). It is encouraged to try and carpool to reduce on the amount of cars in the area. Drivers can drop off athletes at the front, but must park out on the street. 

Divisions/Standards:

Scaled Teams:

No high skill gymnastics and lighter loads

Intermediate Teams:

Pullups, TTB, standard slightliy lighter weights than standard RX

RX Team
Team members should be able to do bar muscle ups/RMU, rope climbs, toes to bar and RX weights in benchmark workouts. Regional Style workouts

Cash prizes: $1000 will go to each of the RX Team of 4 Winner. There were also be some awesome prizes from our sponsors for the intermediate and scaled division

 

 

Scoring: For Weight: Heavier is Better

Workouts:

Max Clean and Jerk for each person

5 Minutes Men

1' Transition

5 Minutes Women


Teams of 4 RX:

The 2 Men will begin and have 5 minutes to find their max clean and jerk. They will have 1 minute to transition and then the 2 women will have 5 minutes to find their max clean and jerk. During the transition the bar may be stripped and loaded but no lifts are allowed. Any type of clean (power or squat) is acceptable as long as the bar is caught with both elbows in front. Any type of jerk (push or split) is acceptable as long as the athlete finishes with both arms locked out and feet return to center under the hips. Event will be scored as a total of all 4 athletes’ max successful lift.

 

 

 

 

Scoring: For Weight: Heavier is Better

Max Clean and Jerk for each person

5 Minutes Total


Teams of 2 (Scaled and Intermediate): Each team will have 5 minutes for the pair to find their max clean and jerk. Any type of clean (power or squat) is acceptable as long as the bar is caught with both elbows in front. Any type of jerk (push or split) is acceptable as long as the athlete finishes with both arms locked out and feet return to center under the hips. Event will be scored as a total of both athletes’ max successful lift.

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

The Engine

2 Mile Bike/1500m row Split anyway btw a pair
120 Burpees over P.Let Synchro (P.Let facing)
* Must tag out for Burpees
Same partnership through entire workout
Time Cap - 15 Minutes
* Must jump

Teams of 4 RX:

At 3.2.1.go...one pair of your choice will begin working on the 2 mile Assault Bike while the other pair begins their 1500m row. Athletes may switch on the bike and rower as they wish. As soon as all of the bike AND all of the row is complete both pairs will begin working on 120 synchro P.Let facing Burpee over P.Let. One pair will work at a time and must tag the other pair when they choose to switch. For the synchro hips and chest of each person must make contact on the floor at the same time. A two footed jump over the parallette is required however the jump does not need to be synchro.

Tiebreak = time to complete Bike and Row

Score if they do not finish is 15 + ever burpee remaining = 1 second added to their time

 

Scoring: For Time: Fastest is Better | Time Cap: 15 | Tiebreaker: End of Bike/Row

Intermediate
1250m/1000m Row
2/1.5- Mile Bike
60 Synchro Burpee over P.et (P.Let facing)
Time Cap - 15 Minutes
* Must Jump

Teams of 2 Intermediate: At 3.2.1.go...One athlete will begin the row while the other begins the bike. They will continue until they finish the prescribed distance. Once both athletes are finished they will make their way to the parallette and perform 60 Synchro Burpees over the parallette (facing the P.Let). For the synchro both athletes hips and chest must make contact with the floor at the same time. A two footed jump over the parallette is required however the jump does not need to by synchro. 

Scaled
1000m/750m Row
1.7/1.2 Mile Bike
40 Synchro Burpee over P.et (Facing the P.Let)
Time Cap - 15 Minutes
* Can step over

Teams of 2 Scaled: At 3.2.1.go...One athlete will begin the row while the other begins the bike. They will continue until they finish the prescribed distance. Once both athletes are finished they will make their way to the parallette and perform 40 Synchro Burpees over the parallette (facing the P.let). For the synchro both athletes hips and chest must make contact with the floor at the same time. Stepping or jumping over the parallette is acceptable and does not need to by synchro. 

Tiebreak is when the teams finish the bike/row

Scoring: For Time: Fastest is Better | Time Cap: 12 | Tiebreaker: Finish of the Round of 18

Synchro OHS (M/F 1) - 18
Syncrhro C2b (M/F 1) - 18
Syncrhro OHS  (M/F 2) - 15
synchro C2b (M/F 2) - 15
Syncrcho (M/F 1) OHS - 12
Synchro (M/F 1) BMU - 12
Synchro (M/F 2 ) OHS - 9
Synchro (M/F 2) BMU - 9

18 = 115/75
15 = 135/95
12 = 155/105
9 = 185/125

Teams of 4 RX:

At 3.2.1.go...one M/F pair will begin working on 18 Synchro Overhead squats then 18 Synchro Chest to Bar Pull ups while the second M/F pair wait. Once M/F pair one complete their 18 OHS and 18 C2B Pullups, then M/F pair two will tag in to complete 15 Synchro OHS and 15 Synchro C2BPU. The pairs will remain the same for the remainder of the workout switching again M/F Pair 1 completing 12 Synchro OHS and 12 Synchro BMU, and switching one last time with M/F Pair 2 to complete 9 Synchro OHS and 9 Synchro BMU.

For the OHS both partners must break parallel at the same time and return to full extension together before beginning the next rep. For the synchro Chest to Bars both partners must touch their chest (below the clavicle) to the bar at the same time. For Synchro Bar Muscles Ups partners must reach lock out above the bar at the same time.

For the Bar Muscle up, feet must stay below the bar during the movement and each partner must clearly pass through a dip, no glide kipping is allowed. Athletes also must keep their hands on the bar at all times and may not rest their body on the bar. The barbell will increase load each round and will be loaded by the pair coming on the floor to work.


 12 Minute Time Cap and a tiebreak will be when the round of 15 is complete

 

 

Scoring: For Time: Fastest is Better | Time Cap: 12 | Tiebreaker: End of 12 (int), end of 18 (sc)

Intermediate

15-12-9-6
Synchro OHS
Synchro Pullups/C2B
95/65 - 115/75


Teams of 2 (Intermediate):

At 3.2.1.go...Both partners will approach their barbell at the assigned weight and begin 15 Synchro Overhead Squats. For Synchro both athletes must break parallel at the same time and finish with full extension of the arms, hips, and knees before beginning the next rep. As soon as they complete the 15 OHS they will begin on 15 synchro pull ups. For the pull ups both partners chin must be over the bar at the same time. Next they will go back to the barbell and complete 12 Synchro OHS at the same load and then 12 synchro pull ups.

They will head back to the bar and increase the load to the designated weight and complete 9 Synchro OHS and then back to the pull up bar for 9 synchro Chest to Bar pull ups. The synchro is that both partners chest (below the clavicle) must make contact with the bar at the same time. They will return to the barbell for their final round of 6 synchro OHS at the same load and then to the pull up bar for their 6 synchro C2B pull ups. Partners will advance to the finish line to complete the workout.

The Tiebreak will be when the atheltes complete the round of 12.

 

12 Minute Time cap

 

Scaled
21-18-15
Synchro Goblet Squat
Synchro KBS
44/26


Teams of 2 (Scaled):

At 3.2.1.go...Both partners will approach their kettlebell at the assigned weight and begin 21 Synchro Goblet Squats. For Synchro both athletes must break parallel at the same time and finish with full extension of the hips and knees before beginning the next rep. The Kettlebell must be held under the chin. As soon as they complete the 21 goblet squats  they will begin 21 synchro Kettlebell swings (American). For the KBS both partners must have the top of the bell facing the ceiling with arms directly overhead (covering the ears) at the same time. Once they finish all 21 KBS they will go back to goblet squats and complete 18 synchro goblet squats followed by 18 synchro KBS, then 15 synchro goblet squats and 15 synchro KBS. Partners will advance to the finish line to complete the workout.

The Tiebreak will be when the atheltes complete the round of 18.

 

12 Minute Time cap