*Update* – Festivus Games – April 19th

CrossFit PFB will be hosting the Festivus Games on Saturday April 19th. For those of you that have wanted to compete in a competition but were intimidated or thought, “I can’t do that”, then the Festivus Games is for you. See below to see which division you would fall under and what the WODs will be.

*Our registration link is now live: http://www.ezevent.com/Live/FestivusGamesCrossFitPaleoFitBox/04192014/242377*

Festivus is the first National competition designed for the novice and intermediate athlete, no scaling necessary. Determining exactly where to draw a line between novice and intermediate is a tricky task at best, but we have come up with a line nonetheless. Remember,these are not absolutes. Just guidelines. If you match up with a majority of any of these choose that category.


  • Less than 6 months experience
  • Less than 5 unassisted pull ups
  • Deadlift is less than 2x bodyweight
  • Mile run is over 10 minutes
  • Only does single unders
  • Uses scaled weights for most workouts


  • Over 6 months experience
  • More than 5 unassisted pull ups
  • Deadlift is more than 2x bodyweight
  • Mile run is under 10 minutes
  • Can do double unders
  • Uses RX weights for most workouts

This competition is designed for athletes that are new to competitions. The goal is to promote a friendly, yet competitive environment for those who wish to challenge themselves. This is not designed for fire breather level athletes.

If you have bench marks equal to or better than:

  • 3:00 min Fran
  • 500/300 lb deadlift
  • 3:00 min Grace
  • 275/185 C+J
  • 25:00 Kelly
  • 20+ rounds of Cindy
  • 7 min 2k row

or you have competed in such events as CrossFit Regionals, Beast of The East, Garage Games, Fire Breather competitions, and any other elite level competitions you are over qualified for The Festivus Games. Please let those with less experience enjoy the spirit of The Festivus Games and display their own FEATS OF STRENGTH!

Check out the WOD description and movement standards video:



  • In 12 minutes:
  • 1k row for time. 6 min cap

Once the running clock hits 6 minutes:


Athlete must establish a 1rm clean in 6 min

This will be scored as 2 separate WODs. The athlete may rest as needed after finishing row before the 6 min mark. If an athlete does not finished the row in the 6 min they will be penalized :01 for every METER under 1k


  • 8 Min AMRAP
  • 10 KB swing 53/35-int 35/26
  • 20 sit ups
  • 30 Box overs 24/20

Score is reps


  • 2 minutes max wallball 20/14-int  14/10-nov
  • Rest 1 minute
  • 2 minutes max double unders/singles
  • Rest 1 minute
  • 2 minutes max burpees

Score is total combined reps from all 3 movements