2021 CrossFit Games Prize Money Totals Record-Setting $2.5 Million

Here’s how much each of the top athletes in four categories will take home at the Games.

Individual Athletes

  • First place: $310,000
  • Second place: $120,000
  • Third place: $80,000
  • Fourth through 20th: $55,000, $40,000, $35,000, $31,000, $29,000, $27,000, $25,000, $20,000, $18,000, $15,000, $14,000, $13,000, $12,000, $11,000, $10,000, $9,000, $8,000

Individual Event Wins

  • First place: $3,000
  • Second place: $2,000
  • Third place: $1,000

Team Competition

  • First place: $100,000
  • Second place: $70,000
  • Third place: $40,000
  • Fourth place: $25,000
  • Fifth place: $20,000

Masters Athletes

  • Masters 35-39, first place: $25,000
  • Masters 35-39, second place: $10,000
  • Masters 35-39, third place: $5,000
  • Masters 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, and 60-64, first place: $10,000
  • Masters 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, and 60-64, second place: $5,000
  • Masters 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, and 60-64, third place: $3,000
  • Masters 65+, first place: $5,000
  • Masters 65+, second place: $3,000
  • Masters 65+, third place: $2,000

Adaptive Athletes

  • Upper extremity, lower extremity, and neuromuscular, first place: $5,000
  • Upper extremity, lower extremity, and neuromuscular, second place: $3,000
  • Upper extremity, lower extremity, and neuromuscular, third place: $2,000

On to the 2021 CrossFit Games

This year’s Games season structure is different than in the past. There are three unique phases, two of which have already taken place — the Open, the Quarterfinals, and the Semifinals. There is also a Last-Chance Qualifier for athletes who narrowly missed the cut. In total 40 men, 40 women, and 38 teams will compete at the Games. 

Also unique is the continent-based qualification, where athletes are divided up and scored based on their continent — North America, Europe, Oceania, Asia, South America, Africa. 

Right now, the Semifinals are well underway. Here is the full Semifinals schedule:

Week One — May 28-30, 2021

  • Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge — Washington D.C., U.S.
  • Torian Pro — Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Week Two — June 4-6, 2021

  • Granite Games — Minnesota, U.S.
  • CrossFit Fittest In Capetown — Cape Town, South Africa

Week Three — June 11-13, 2021

  • CrossFit Lowland Throwdown — Apeldoorn, Netherlands — Virtual Event
  • Brazil CrossFit Championship — Sao Paulo, Brazil — Virtual Event
  • CrossFit GermanThrowdown — Berlin, Germany — Virtual Event

Week Four — June 18-20, 2021

  • West Coast Classic — California, U.S.
  • CrossFit Atlas Games — Montreal, Quebec, Canada — Virtual Event
  • CrossFit Asia Invitational — South Korea — Virtual Event
  • Catchall Virtual Event

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