The 2019 Crossfit Games season Rulebook | Crossfit Open

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1.06 – REGISTRATION AT THE STAGE OPEN – TRANSGENDER ATHLETES POLICY

CrossFit transgender athletes’ policy applies to all athletes who are allowed to participate in any events and launches within the framework of CrossFit Games including the Open category. See section 6.

1.07 – REGISTRATION ON STAGE OPEN – SELECTION OF COUNTRY

In the registration process, athletes are required to provide all the necessary information in order to determine their affiliation to a particular country in which the Open stage will be held. Athletes will continue to be listed in the lists assigned to the country during the entire competitive season before the Games stage.

Requirements on the basis of which the athlete’s affiliation to a particular country of the competition is determined should be based on the athlete’s citizenship data at the time of completion of the first set of the Open stage. For the vast majority of athletes, the country of performance will coincide with the country where they live, work and train on a regular basis.

Any country in which there is at least one licensed active CrossFit club that does not have a debt to CrossFit Inc. at the time of completion of the first set of the Open stage, it will be possible to send a qualified athlete to the Games stage.

Athletes do not have to live in a country whose citizenship they use during registration. As long as the athlete is a citizen of a country in which there is at least one licensed active CrossFit club that does not have a debt to CrossFit Inc., this athlete has the opportunity to register and represent the country mentioned above.

1.08 – REGISTRATION AT THE STAGE OPEN – SELECTION OF COUNTRY – EXAMPLES OF NON-STANDARD SITUATIONS

For some athletes, choosing a country will not be as easy as for others. In the examples below, some non-standard options are presented that an athlete may encounter when choosing a country.

  • Military personnel

(service in the regular troops and reservists of all arms of service) in the field of the country must write the country of their citizenship. The servicemen will stand for this country of citizenship regardless of which country they are temporarily assigned for military service (temporary assignment / secondment) and / or the country of deployment of their military unit.

  • Athletes with dual citizenship

Will be able to choose which of the countries they want to represent during the whole season. Athletes can compete for only one country.

  • Athletes who are in the process of obtaining new citizenship / redefining the conditions of the old

They will play for the country in which they are citizens at the end of the first week of the Open stage. Athletes who will receive a new citizenship after the first week of the Open stage is over will not be able to change the country of citizenship and will stand for the country under the flag of which they were initially registered.

Errors in choosing a country can lead to disqualification of the athlete. If you have any questions related to the choice of a country, please contact support@crossfitgames.com BEFORE FINISHING the registration stage

1.17 – TASKS OF THE STAGE OPEN – CONFIRMATION OF COMPLEXES IN AFFILIATES (WITHOUT VIDEO)

New: (A licensed club manager DOES NOT agree on scores that were not received in the hall where he is employed. Those halls that would be found to violate the rules for determining athletes ‘results will not be able to validate athletes’ results for the rest of the season. besides, they could potentially face fines in the future).

1.24 – CROSSFIT GAMES RATING TABLE – RATING TABLE BY COUNTRY

After the athlete selects a country during the registration for the Open stage, he will also be given a position in the rating table of the country he indicated during the registration process. Rating tables are compiled only on the basis of data on the athlete’s nationality.

At the completion of the Open stage, athletes who within the region (country) showed the highest results in the implementation of several different complexes are awarded the title of the winners of the competition, they are also awarded the title of Champion of the Country, thereby fulfilling the qualification requirements for participation in the Games.

In order to get the right to participate at the Games stage, the athlete must complete all the complexes at the Open stage as indicated by the organizers.

1.30 – VIDEO ON THE STAGE OPEN – SENDING VIDEO RECORDS

At the end of the Open phase, the best athletes (see below) may be required to send complete (unmounted) video recordings of one or more Open stage complexes. The complex (s) will be selected by representatives of CrossFit Inc. after completion of the last complex stage of the open. The received videos will be approved by the CrossFit Games staff before information messages will be sent to the athletes that they have qualified for the Games stage. The result of the athlete by the number of points scored within the complex (s) for which the video is requested can be canceled (changed to a value equal to “0”) if the athlete is not able to provide a video of the performance of this complex.

The top five male and female athletes from each eligible country may also be required to send a video to validate the results.

The best forty male and female athletes from the CrossFit Games worldwide rating table may be required to submit a video for approval of results during the Open phase.

* Those athletes who were not able to take such high places during the qualifying round may also be instructed to send a video, provided that they have passed the selection to the Games stage. If an athlete is not able to provide video recordings as required, this may result in the cancellation of the result within the complex (s) for which the video is requested.

Representatives of CrossFit Inc. may request additional videos from any athlete at any time during the Open phase.

The request for video will be submitted on March 28, 2019 at 17:00 (Pacific Time). Those who received the request for video will be able to send video before 5:00 pm (Pacific time) on April 1, 2019. The video may contain either the original video of the complex’s performance during the Open phase, or video with the second performance of the specified complex. In any case, athletes must take into account the above-mentioned deadline for sending videos. All guided videos must comply with the video sending standard for the Open phase. Any specific instructions and recommendations regarding individual athletes will be sent to them via email.

Attention:

Teens in the age group of 16-17 years, as well as athletes in the masters category (35-54 years) are qualified to participate in the Games stage, provided that they finish in the list of the best in their country or are among the top 20 athletes in the world individually. standings. They may also be required to send a video in order to validate the result, after they are recognized as participants in the individual competition among men or women.

1.32 – OPEN STAGE – CHECKING COUNTRY CHAMPION CITIZENSHIP

After the completion of the Open stage and before sending notifications to the athletes that they have been selected to the Games stage, the Champions of the Countries are obliged to send data confirming their citizenship. The CrossFit Games staff will send a notification to the Champions of the Countries requesting the provision of such supporting information. Country Champions will be sent additional information via e-mail.

2.04 – PROCEDURE OF QUALIFICATION ONLINE SELECTION BY THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE AGE GROUP – POINTS ACCEPTANCE FORMAT

At the time of the beginning of the qualification online selection, all ranks will be canceled, all athletes will begin the selection with the same rank. Athletes who qualify by age group will be awarded points based on the results of online qualifying selection in order to determine their final rank before the onset of the Games phase. If an athlete cannot, for whatever reason, present his result (by points) as part of performing one or another complex in the course of an online qualification selection procedure, such an athlete will receive “0” points for performing this complex.

If athletes receive an equal number of points in the rating table of the qualifying online selection stage, then the best of them will be recognized as the one who will receive the highest result in one particular set of qualifying online selection. If any athletes continue to have the same rating after the division procedure based on the results of the complex for the first time, the procedure is repeated on the basis of the highest results in other complexes, etc. Individual results of athletes at the Open stage CANNOT BE used as a method for dividing equal results in the general rating table of qualifying online selection. Equal results will not be broken for each individual event. Several athletes may perform with the same result, and each of them will receive the initial number of points.

2.06 – PROCEDURE OF QUALIFICATION ONLINE SELECTION BY SIGNIFICATIONS OF THE AGE GROUP – SENDING INVITATIONS

Rating table by age groups will be compiled only after the process of analyzing video recordings is completed. Starting from 17:00 (Pacific Time) on May 23, 2019, the top 10 male and female athletes in each age group (including adolescents) will be eligible

participation at the Games stage. If an athlete from the top 10 from any age group refuses to participate in the competitions at the Games stage, then an athlete from the same group who will be behind the top 10 by the minimum points may be allowed to participate in the competition. The qualification process for athletes selected by age group will be completed at 5:00 pm (Pacific time) on June 5, 2019.

STAGE SANCTIONALS

3.01 – STAGE SANCTIONALS

CrossFit Inc has authorized and licensed some competitive events held independently from other stages. Such events are called “Sanctionals,” (Authorized), funding for such events and control over their implementation falls on their bodies responsible for the organization and management of such events.

When conducting sporting events as part of the Sanctionals stages, the management bodies of such stages independently develop reference complexes and a scoring system for such events. Sending invitations or qualifying requirements for the selection of events for the Sanctionals stage is at the discretion of the relevant governing bodies conducting such events.

Sanctionals events are not part of the CrossFit Games season, however, the winners of the Sanctionals stages (which showed results comparable to the Elite group or the group where the task of the complex was appropriately scaled) will also be invited to participate in the Games stage. As a result of any Sanctionals event, one man, one woman and one team * will qualify for the Games stage. If the winner of one Sanctionals event gets the opportunity to select the Games stage in some other way, then the athlete who placed second in the same Sanctionals event will receive an invitation to the Games stage. This procedure will also be repeated if the winner in three places also gets the opportunity to participate in the Games stage in a different way, so the procedure will be repeated the necessary number of times.

In 2019, athletes will be able to participate in 15 different events of the Sanctionals stage around the world. A list of 15 activities under the Sanctionals phase is presented below.

  • Dubai CrossFit Championship – Dubai, U.A.E. – December 2018
  • Australian CrossFit Championship – Queensland, Australia- January 2019
  • Wodapalooza CrossFit Festival – Miami, Florida, U.S. – January 2019
  • CrossFit Fittest in Cape Town – Cape Town, South Africa – January 2019
  • CrossFit Strength in Depth – London, England, U.K. – February 2019
  • Asia CrossFit Championship – Chinese Mainland- April 2019
  • Mid Atlantic CrossFit Challenge – Baltimore, Maryland / D.C. Area, U.S. – April 2019
  • CrossFit Italian Showdown – Milan, Italy – April 2019
  • Brazil CrossFit Championship – São Paulo, Brazil – May 2019
  • The CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown – Apeldoorn, Netherlands – May 2019
  • Down Under CrossFit Championship – Wollongong, Australia – May 2019
  • Reykjavik CrossFit Championship- Reykjavik, Iceland – May 2019
  • The Rogue Invitational, a CrossFit Sanctioned Event – Columbus, Ohio – May 2019
  • CrossFit French Throwdown – Paris, France – June 2019
  • The Granite Games, a CrossFit Sanctioned Events – Saint Cloud, Minnesota, U.S. – June 2019

Participation of individual winners of Sanctionals events at the Open stage is optional.

If you have any questions regarding registration or selection to participate in Sanctionals events, athletes should contact directly the organizers of the relevant events.

* In 2019, as part of the “The Italian Showdown” event, team competitions are not planned, as a result of which none of the teams will be able to qualify for the Games stage through this event.

3.02 – STAGE SANCTIONALS – TEAM COMPETITIONS

Any team that won first place in Sanctionals format competitions will receive an invitation to participate in the Games stage. Winning an event in Sanctionals format is the only way a team can select to participate in the Games stage. A team must consist of two (2) men and two (2) women. Participation of any team member in the Open stage is not required.

3.03 – STAGE SANCTIONALS – AWARDS AND PRIZES

Awards and prizes for winning in each of the Sanctionals format events are determined and paid by the organizers of such an event. If questions arise regarding awards or prize amounts, athletes should contact the organizers of the relevant Sanctionals stage directly.

4.02 – THE STAGE OF THE GAMES – PROCEDURE OF QUALIFICATION SELECTION FROM THE STAGE THE OPEN – COUNTRY CHAMPIONS

The procedure for analyzing videos of individual athletes who completed the Open stage in first place in their country should be completed no later than 17:00 (Pacific time) on April 29, 2019. The rating table with the final data with the results of individual athletes in the Open stage will be completed and It is presented to the public only after the end of the aforementioned video analysis period. After the rating table is filled out and the data on the citizenship of the athletes are verified and approved, representatives of CrossFit Inc. send individual athletes notice that they have passed the selection process for participation in the Games stage. Representatives of CrossFit Inc. will send electronic notifications to the best male and female athletes from each country in which the official events of the Open stage were held, no later than 5:00 pm (Pacific time) on May 1, 2019.

If the Country Champion refuses to take part in events at the Games stage, then CrossFit Inc. will not replace him with a second-place athlete. In the case when the athlete won the title of Champion of the Country, but did not fulfill all the complexes of the Open stage as prescribed by the rules, CrossFit Inc. He will not put in place the absent winner of the athlete who has completed all the complexes of the Open stage as prescribed by the rules and has shown the result closest to the champion.

4.03 – THE STAGE OF THE GAMES – PROCEDURE OF QUALIFICATION SELECTION FROM THE STAGE THE OPEN – THE BEST 20 ATHLETES OF THE PLANET

The procedure for analyzing videos of individual athletes who, according to the results of the Open stage, were among the top 20 athletes worldwide, should be completed no later than 17:00 (Pacific time) on April 29, 2019. The rating table with the final data with the results of individual athletes at the stage Open will be filled out and presented to the public only after the end of the above-mentioned video analysis period. After the rating table is filled, representatives of CrossFit Inc. send individual athletes notice that they have passed the selection process for participation in the Games stage. Representatives of CrossFit Inc. will send electronic notices to the best 20 athletes in the world (male and female) no later than 5:00 pm (Pacific time) on May 1, 2019.

If an athlete, who was ranked among the top 20 athletes in the world on the basis of his result, is the Champion of the Country, then CrossFit Inc. will replace him in the list of the best 20 athletes in the world with an athlete who showed the closest result. If the athlete refuses to participate in the Games stage or is a member of the team that received an invitation to participate in the competition, CrossFit Inc will replace him on the list with an athlete who has shown the closest result.

In the event that an athlete from the list of the top 20 receives an invitation to participate in the Games stage as a result of winning the event at the Sanctionals stage, CrossFit Inc. will not replace his place in the list of the world’s top 20 athletes with another athlete.

4.04 – THE STAGE OF THE GAMES – SENDING INVITATIONS AT THE STAGE OF SANCTIONALS

In 2019, athletes will be able to take part in 15 different Sanctionals events based on the results of which the best male and female athletes as well as the best teams * (from the Elite group or from the group where the task of the complex will be appropriately scaled) can be invited to participate in Games stage.

In the event that the winner of an event within the Sanctionals stage undergoes a selection procedure or receives an invitation to participate in the Games stage in some other way, the athlete / team who placed second in this event of the Sanctionals stage will receive an invitation to participate in the Games stage. the procedure will also be repeated if the athlete / team who have taken the third place has also already passed the selection procedure, received an invitation, etc., so the procedure will be repeated the necessary number of times.

The procedure for determining substitutes also takes into account the chronological order in which the events of the Sanctionals stage take place. For example, if an athlete wins at several stages of Sanctionals, CrossFit Inc. put in the place of such an athlete, the one who took second place at the second event of the Sanctionals stage, and not the first.

In 2019, within the framework of the event “the Italian Showdown”, team competitions are not planned, as a result of which none of the teams will be able to receive an invitation to the Games stage through this event.

4.05 – THE STAGE OF THE GAMES – SENDING INVITATIONS AT THE STAGE OF SANCTIONALS – COMPOSITION OF TEAMS *

Shortly after the team wins the Sanctionals event and receives an invitation to participate in the Games stage, the team representative may send two proposals to the organizers for athletes who can replace team members. One (1) man and one ( 1) a woman. These athletes can be taken as a replacement in cases where one of the team members has to refuse to participate in competitions prior to arrival and registration at the Games stage. The teams will have at their disposal seven days in order to finally determine the compositions and communicate this data to the organizers. After a seven-day period changes in the composition of the teams are not allowed.

The team, which should consist of 6 people, must be represented by four (4) athletes who performed at the Sanctionals event for one team, plus two (2) replacement athletes (one man and one woman). After the names of the six (6) team members will be communicated to representatives of CrossFit Games, the lineup of speakers at the Games stage can only be determined on the basis of the list provided. If an athlete is listed as part of one team, then he cannot play for another team.

If a member of a team also wins the right to participate in the Games stage as an individual athlete and decides that he will compete in the individual competition, the team must use a substitute to play in full composition. If there are more than one man and one woman in the team, they receive an invitation and decide to compete individually, and therefore the team is not able to recruit the full team before the registration time is completed for any reason, then this team will be removed from the Games stage. .

In the season of 2019, any team that received an invitation before the completion of the 2019 Open stage will have to provide the organizers with information about the team’s composition after the completion of the Open stage.

4.06 – THE STAGE OF THE GAMES – SENDING EXCLUSIVE INVITATIONS

CrossFit Inc. reserves the right to send invitations (at-large bid) to the Games stage to four athletes. This means that the decision on which four athletes will have exclusive invitations is entirely at the discretion of CrossFit Inc.

In the event that an athlete receives an exclusive invitation to participate in the Games stage, he will need to accept the invitation and complete the registration process.

4.07 – THE REGISTRATION PROCESS AT THE STAGE OF GAMES – ATHLETS, PERFORMING IN INDIVIDUAL CALLING

Shortly after the completion of the selection stage, or after receiving an invitation to participate in the Games stage and before arriving at the venue for events at this stage, all individual athletes who indicated their desire to participate in the Games stage competitions will receive an e-mail invitation letter that will contain instructions on how to complete the registration process at the Games stage and pay the athlete’s individual fee of US $ 200. The e-mail will also contain information on hotel accommodation, identification data and tickets for the Games stage, as well as an approximate schedule, which will indicate the dates and times during which the athlete will have to register for participation in certain Games complexes.

Athletes who have questions before arriving at the Games stage can receive additional information and clarification at support@crossfitgames.com

4.09 – THE REGISTRATION PROCESS AT THE STAGE GAMES – TEAM REPORT

Shortly after receiving an invitation to participate in the Games stage and before arriving at the venue of the events of this stage, teams of athletes will receive an e-mail invitation letter containing instructions on how to register for the Games stage and pay the athlete’s team fee of $ 400. The e-mail will also contain information on hotel accommodation, identification data and tickets to the Games stage, as well as an approximate schedule, which will indicate the dates and times during which athletes will have to register for participation in team complexes.

At this point, the composition of the team must be clearly defined, no changes in the composition of the teams in the future is not allowed.

Team managers or athletes who have questions before arriving at the Games stage can receive additional information and clarifications at support@crossfitgames.com

4.13 – EVENTS AT THE STAGE OF GAMES – SEED ATHLETES

All athletes who fall into the Games stage are sown. In general, the position of athletes in sowing at the Games stage will be determined by the number of points scored at the 2019 Open stage. Those athletes who did not take part in the Open stage (and, therefore, did not score points at this stage) will be assigned the lowest seeding rating for the 2019 Games stage.

4.21 – STAGE GAMES – CASH PRIZES

The best athletes are awarded cash prizes. All cash prizes are paid in US dollars.

  • Winners of the overall standings – individual participants (men and women)

First Place: $ 300,000

Second place: $ 115,000

Third place: $ 75,000

Fourth place: $ 50,000

Places five through eight: $ 35,000, $ 30,000, $ 27,000 and $ 25,000, respectively

Places from the ninth to the twentieth: $ 23,000, $ 21,000, $ 18,000, $ 16,000, $ 15,000, $ 14,000, $ 13,000, $ 12,000, $ 11,000,

$ 10,000, $ 9,000 and $ 8,000, respectively

  • Winners in individual events – individual participants (men and women)

First Place: $ 3,000

Second place: $ 2,000

Third place: $ 1,000

  • Absolute winners – Masters category participants, age 35-39 years (men and women)

First Place: $ 25,000

Second place: $ 10,000

Third place: $ 5,000

  • Absolute winners – Masters category participants (men and women, age groups 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+)

First Place: $ 10,000

Second place: $ 5,000

Third place: $ 3,000

  • Winners of the overall standings – Teams (the prize is divided into the team)

First Place: $ 100,000

Second place: $ 70,000

Third place: $ 40,000

Fourth place: $ 25,000

Fifth place: $ 20,000

Winners in individual events, as well as all other athletes who are to receive a cash reward, may be required to submit valid documents to prove their identity in order to make payments. Any prizes, regardless of whether they are paid in cash or not, are subject to appropriate taxes and deductions, as well as subject to contracts and agreements with CrossFit Inc. in terms of confirming the right to receive prizes. Individual partners, sponsors and manufacturers may be presented with additional prizes, and such prizes may also be subject to appropriate taxes and deductions, and be subject to contracts and agreements with CrossFit Inc. in terms of confirming the right to receive prizes. Responsibility for payment of any taxes and deductions associated with obtaining any prizes, including cash, falls entirely on the athlete. Prize money will be unlocked as soon as the organizers give confirmation of the passage of the doping control procedure.

DOPING CONTROL

5.01 – DOPING CONTROL

All athletes who have registered for the CrossFit Games stage are subject to the Doping Control Policy, which can be downloaded at http://media.crossfit.com/games/pdf/2019_CrossFitGames_DrugTesting_Program_v4.pdf.

Passing the doping control procedure is mandatory for all individual athletes and teams that are going to participate in competitions at the Games stage or receive prizes. If an athlete is not able to follow instructions from representatives of CrossFit Inc., as well as instructions from doping control specialists at any stage of the doping control process, this may lead to the fact that an individual athlete or team of athletes will not receive prizes or will be disqualified from participating as in the current event, and in the events that will be held in the future.

All athletes who participate in any event as part of the CrossFit Games stage or have accepted an invitation to participate in the Games stage are covered by the doping control procedure. Athletes may be selected directly during a particular CrossFit Games event to undergo a doping control, such athletes will receive a notification from the staff and will be escorted to the doping control site for further instructions.

All athletes who are included in the List of Registered Athletes subject to doping control are subject to doping control at any time without expiration of the statute of limitations, until they are excluded from the said list by representatives of CrossFit Inc. For more information, see the CrossFit Games Doping Control Policy. Athletes must strictly comply with the requirements of CrossFit Inc., which are final and apply to all.

TRANSGENDER ATHLETES POLICY

6.01 – TRANSGENDER ATHLETES POLICY

CrossFit strives to provide all crossfit athletes with equal rights to participate in any crossfit events, provided that everyone is guaranteed equal opportunities during the competition on the one hand, and that the spirit and loyalty to the principles of sports competition on the other will be maintained. We welcome the participation of transgender athletes in the competitions of the CrossFit Games stage in accordance with the requirements set out below.

6.02 – PARTICIPATION AT THE OPEN STAGE

Any athlete can choose their gender. Athletes who are registered in the sex group that is different from the sex that was registered at birth, or which differs from the sex listed on the CrossFit website, must provide the CrossFit administration with evidence that:

  • Their gender in everyday life coincides with the gender that was specified during registration.
  • They have personal documents in which the floor coincides with the floor indicated during registration. (eg driver’s license or state ID).

Those athletes who cannot comply with the above requirements may provide medical or other evidence that would convince CrossFit representatives that the identity of their identity matches that indicated during registration.

6.03 – PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENTS WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE OPEN STAGE (FOR EXAMPLE, QUALIFICATION ONLINE SELECTION OR STAGE OF GAMES)

Male transgender people: Those athletes who have changed their sex from female to male must comply with the requirements presented in paragraph 6.02 above.

Female transgender people: Those athletes who have changed their sex from male to female must fulfill the requirements presented in paragraph 6.02 above and also fulfill the requirements presented below:

  1. iBefore participating in the qualifying online selection procedure or prior to confirming their participation at the stage, athletes must send an email to support@crossfitgames.com and receive a specialized application form, in which the athlete must indicate that their gender is female. This application has a validity of four years and cannot be replaced for any reasons related to sports.
  2. Athletes must prove that the total serum testosterone concentration was less than 10 nanomoles / liter for at least 12 months before participating in the first crossfit competitions (the requirement to lengthen the tracking period over 12 months in order to minimize the advantage in women’s competitions can be exhibited and should be discussed with representatives of CrossFit on an individual basis).
  3. The total concentration of testosterone in the serum of an athlete must be at less than 10 nanomoles / liter throughout the entire period during which the athlete claims to be eligible to compete in the women’s category.
  4. Information provided by the athlete in accordance with the requirements of paragraphs (i) – (iii) will be analyzed by representatives of CrossFit, who must decide on the admission of the athlete to participate in competitions as a woman.
  5. Compliance with the listed requirements will be monitored by CrossFit representatives by taking additional serum tests. If a discrepancy is found, the athlete will be suspended from participating in the women’s competition for 12 months. In a situation where, during the competition stage, the total testosterone concentration exceeds 10 nanomoles / liter, this situation will fall under 6.04, which will result in the athlete being excluded from participation in this competition, as well as the return of any prizes and cash awards.

6.04 – EXCLUSIONS FROM POINT 6.03

  • As an exception in clauses 6.03 (ii) and (iii), athletes may continue to participate in women’s competitions with serum testosterone concentrations exceeding 10 nanomoles / liter if they can convincingly prove to CrossFit representatives that they have any genetic disorder which affects serum testosterone concentrations, such as hyperandrogenism (for example, in some cases polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), androgen resistance syndrome, or 5-alpha reductase deficiency.
  • For the purpose of conducting individual events in 2019, CrossFit, at its sole discretion, may shorten the 12-month period, which is specified in clause 6.03 (ii) for individual competitions.

6.05 – PERMISSION ON THE TREATMENT OF SOME FORBIDDEN SUBSTANCES

Any transgender athlete who plans to take any prohibited drugs and substances from the list in Appendix A of the Doping Control Program, as part of the medical support of the gender reassignment process, must receive permission to

Therapeutic use of illicit drugs in accordance with Section 18 of the above Policy. No item from the Transgender Athlete Policy can be considered as a reason for departing from strict adherence to the CrossFit Doping Control Policy.

6.06 – FILING OF APPEALS FROM TRANSGENDER ATHLETES

Any transgender athlete whose registration information was rejected by CrossFit representatives in accordance with clause 6.03 (iv), or for any other reason under Section 6, may appeal such a decision according to the following rules:

  • Athletes who have been denied registration on the specified floor have 10 days to send a written appeal (petition) with arguments in favor of reconsidering such a decision.
  • After analyzing the appeal, CrossFit representatives must send a written response with their decision within the set time frame, with justification for refusal or consent.
  • In exceptional cases, athletes may request a face-to-face meeting, and the issue of agreeing to hold such a meeting will be entirely at the discretion of CrossFit. Athletes can hire a lawyer or other representative if they want to.
  • CrossFit staff makes an appeal decision. Any decision taken by CrossFit on appeal is final and not subject to further appeal.

6.07 – OTHER ASPECTS OF DETERMINATION OF THE ATTITUDE SEXY ACCESSORIES

Any athlete who has completed the registration procedure at the CrossFit Games stage may send a request to determine the gender of any other athlete by sending a confidential written request to support@crossfitgames.com. Such a request will be studied by representatives of CrossFit as they see fit. In order to maintain confidentiality, a request for the determination of gender will be confirmed, but no further information will be given to the applicant. Representatives of CrossFit can also conduct an assessment and analysis of the sex of an athlete on their own initiative. With the exception of the right of transgender athletes to file an appeal, which is set out in section 6.06, no other athlete or other person has the right to challenge the CrossFit decision made under section 6.

6.08 – CONFIDENTIALITY AND CONSENT TO TRANSFER OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

Confidentiality in terms of the medical condition and other interests of maintaining the privacy of transgender athletes should be respected. Any discussion of the sex of the athlete, as well as any documents provided to confirm the change of sex, should be carried out confidentially within a limited circle of people, until the athlete offers to act in a different way. Athletes agree with CrossFit Corporation to transfer confidential information to third parties in accordance with the possible directions of application of this policy or the policies of any other organizations in the field of transgender athletes to which the athlete participates. CrossFit will not store any medical records that may be provided by athletes in

In accordance with the requirements of this policy, after receiving a notification from the athletes that they will no longer participate in any crossfit events or other events that are important in all respects in terms of their former status as participants in CrossFit competitions.

6.09 – QUESTIONS RELATING TO POLICIES WITH REGARD TO TRANSGENDER ATHLETES

Representatives of CrossFit want transgender athletes to understand the implications of their performance in various crossfit events as part of this policy.

Any athlete who has any questions or concerns regarding this policy can contact us at support@crossfitgames.com.

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