Posted: Mar 20, 2013 12:47 PM by MELISSA CANONE
Updated: Mar 20, 2013 12:48 PM
The Crossfit Open is a 5 week online competition that takes place all around the world. There are around 130,000 people signed up for this year's competition; double from last year. The top 48 guys and girls and top 30 teams from each region will make it to Regionals in San Antonio. There are around 3,000 girls, 6,000 guys and 250 teams in the same region as Ragin Crossfit. The top 3 guys, girls and teams from each region will make it to the Reebok Crossfit Games on ESPN.
Last year Ragin Crossfit finished 17th in the open and made it to Regionals. This Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Crossfit Gyms from all over the state will come and do the 3rd workout at Ragin Crossfit. 100 people are expected and the gym will be giving out prizes for top 3 guys and girls.
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