Rule Book Basque Crossfit Txapelketa


This year, the first edition of the Basque Crossfit Txapelketa will be held in Bilbao and its venue will be none other than the BILBAO ARENA (Askatasuna Etorbidea, 13, 48003, Bilbao).

Basque Crossfit Txapelketa, also organized by Basati Crossfit and Anboto Crossfit, will take place on Friday 4, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November 2022.

This competition will be divided into two parts: The first part will be the online qualifying phase that once passed, will allow the classified to access the second part. Or what is the same, the live event that will take place both in the Bilbao Arena and in the esplanade of the Maritime Museum of Bilbao.

The competition foresees that the athletes who have qualified according to the number indicated in point number 4 can enter the on site phase.


Athletes will receive an email informing them of their admission to the presential phase. They will then have at their disposal the deadline indicated by the organization of the competition to confirm or not their presence. In the absence of confirmation, the next classified athlete will automatically have the possibility to participate in the competition.


Confirmation of the participation in the event must be accompanied by payment of the admission fee for the presential phase.


Along with the confirmation email, the athletes will also receive more information. The event’s social media pages and website will then provide further news and information on updates, briefings, schedule, check-in, orientation, etc.


The organization reserves the right to change the location or the training of the presential phase depending on the needs of the wods (e.g. bad weather).

For being admitted in Basque CrossFit Txapelketa the athlete must:
· Have reached the age of majority on the date of participation in the competition or be authorized by their legal guardians by submitting an authorization form signed by at least one legal guardian. Download the authorization form here.
· Accept the regulations together with the rules of exoneration of responsibility and personal data processing.
Participation in the competition will take place according to the following divisions and the number of qualified athletes will be as follows:

Elite Male 30 qualified athletes.

– Elite Female 30 qualified athletes.

– RX Male 40 qualified athletes.

– Female RX 40 qualified athletes.

– Climbing Male 40 qualified athletes.

Climbing Female 40 qualified athletes.

Master +35 Male 38 qualified athletes.

Master +35 Female 38 qualified athletes.

Elite Team 38 qualified teams.

Team RX 40 qualified teams.


As for the teams, they will be formed by 4 members of which 3 will be men and one woman. 


IMPORTANT: in the teams it is not necessary that all the members do all the gymnastic movements. It is recommended, but not mandatory. 

The competition gives access to the on-site phase to athletes who have passed the qualification phase. This part consists of two WODs that the athlete is called to perform. 


The reference standard of the individual exercises is the one available in the training sheets published together with the WOD and the videos. 

Wod 1 will be published June 1 at 00:00 hours. The deadline its July 10 at 23:59 hours. 

Wod 2 will be published June 1 at 00:00 hours. The deadline is August 15 at 11:59 p.m

The deadline for the inscription to the competition it is July 10 at 23:59. 

Videos can only be uploaded to YouTube, videos sent to the Facebook page or other social or computer system of the competition will not be considered. 


– 25 € online until May 31. 

– 35 € online until June 30. 

– 45 € online until July 10. 



– 15€ online until May 31. 

– 25 € online until June 30. 

– 35 € online until July 10. 



– 100 € online until May 31. 

– 140 € online until June 30. 

– 180 € online until July 10. 



60 € online until May 31. 

100 € online until June 30. 

140€ online until July 10. 


Athletes who qualify for the on-site final must pay the following amount: 

– 75€ Elite Athletes. 

55€ RX Athletes, Master and Climber. 

– 300€ Elite Teams. 

220€ RX Teams, Intermediate and Climber. 

The organization reserves the unquestionable and inalienable right to accept or reject the registration of an athlete. The organization also reserves the exclusive right to validate or invalidate the scores of an athlete. 

The organization reserves the right, with total autonomy and absolute discretion, to invite to any athlete whose presence may give prestige and sporting value to the competition. 

In order to participate in the event, the athlete confirms through his/her inscription that he/she fully and completely agrees with the rules and guidelines set forth in these Regulations. 

The workouts (in the data sheet attached to the videos) include: 

– Movements required 

Performance points of each movement (the athlete must know the performance points of each movement called “lower and upper position”). 

– Number of repetitions required. 

– Equipment used must be standard: 

o Barbell, discs and any other items in kg (if weights in pounds are used, the accepted tolerance in conversion is 0.5 kg over or under). 

– Time available. 

– Scoring method. 

– Variations of movement. 

– Guidelines for video recording. 


Modification of the scoring workout is strictly prohibited and constitutes invalidation of the entire video test. 


It is absolutely forbidden to change the standard of movement or to modify the range of motion of an exercise. Therefore, any movement that is considered unusual, out of the ordinary or used to shorten or modify the prescribed movement will be penalized. The organization reserves the right to request any documentary evidence to be provided by the athlete. 

It is the sole responsibility of the athlete to ensure that the score is entered within the time defined by the training deadline. Any incomplete entry cannot be considered. The organization reserves the right to modify the deadline. 

The results of the training sessions will be corrected according to the method presented in the Judge Course 2022: 


– Good video: the video is free of penalties. 


– Valid with Penalty: these will be counted in the score by subtracting the non-reps from the result. If the score is determined by the execution time, this will be increased by the value of the no rep given. 


– Invalid: the athlete has not performed the training according to the indicated prescriptions, has added an unacceptable number of non-reps, or the video cannot be evaluated due to the framing. 


The decision rendered by the refereeing body is final. 

The date, location and logistical information will be communicated through the event’s social pages and website. Athletes are obliged to check-in according to the communications that will be provided through these channels in the manner and time indicated, providing the documentation that will be requested. 

Athletes who have been practicing the discipline of functional training for several years and have a level of fitness that allows them to master the discipline of weightlifting and all gymnastic movements are considered elite. 


ELITE category is necessary to be able to perform: 

– All gymnastic movements. 

To be able to handle in wods: 

o Snatch 80kg / 60kg 

o Cleans & Jerk 100kg / 70kg 


RX and Master +35 categories it is necessary to be able to perform: 

– All gymnastic movements. 

– To be able to handle in wods: 

o Snatch 70kg/50kg 

o Cleans & Jerk 90kg / 60kg 


Intermediate Category it is necessary to be able to perform: 

– All gymnastic movements except Ring Muscle Ups and Hand Stand Walk. 

– Be able to handle in wods: 

o Snatch 50kg/35kg 

o Cleans & Jerk 70kg / 50kg 


Climbing category is required to be able to perform: 

All gymnastic movements except Muscle Ups, Hand Stand Walk and any strict gymnastic movement. 

– Be able to handle in wods: 

o Snatch 40kg/30kg 

o Cleans & Jerk 60kg / 40kg 

If an athlete requires or needs medical assistance during training, he/she must obtain clearance from the medical team to continue the competition. It is up to the doctor or the organization to withdraw an injured athlete from the competition. 

The Final Phase of the Basque Crossfit Txapelketa will consist of 3 days where athletes will have to face each other in different workouts, until the final, where there will be a cut of participants that will give access to the WOD of the final. 

The number of WODs may vary according to the needs of the competition and will be communicated before the presential phase. 

The organization reserves the right to determine the categories and positions for which a cash prize will be awarded. 

In case of a tie, the Games Regulations will be applied (considering the best position reached by the athlete with respect to the best result in each individual event). If this regulation does not determine the winner, the victory will be awarded to the youngest athlete and, in case of equal age, the athlete who entered the competition first (date and time of registration) will be the winner. 

During all phases of the competition the performances of the athletes are verified by one or more judges appointed by the organization. The judges evaluate the participants on the basis of the prescribed tests according to the criteria and movement rules indicated before the start of the test.


Each participant must sign the scorecard to validate the score assigned by the judge; in case of dispute, the participant must immediately appeal to the competition director (chief judge). 


A signed scorecard cannot be contested, and the score assigned by the judge is final and not subject to appeal. In no case are variations allowed after the closing of the leaderboard. 

The competition director or chief judge is the person responsible for the management of the event and is the subject of reference for any questions relating to the events. 


The participant undertakes to behave in a fair and sporting manner: manipulations and attempts to cheat, disruptive or obstructive behavior, violent discussions and offensive comments, or any other behavior intended to offend, abuse or damage the image of Basque Crossfit Txapelketa or the organization and the volunteers involved in it will be sanctioned by the director of the competition with the exclusion from the competition of  the author of the sanctioned conduct. Basque Crossfit Txapelketa reserves the right to act in the competent legal offices for the recovery of any damages. 


Any unsportsmanlike conduct and any possible attitude aimed at harming the organization, participants, sponsors, spectators and others present or to prevent other competitors from participating in the competition in a fair and correct manner are also punishable by penalties in the classification. The decisions of the organization or the director are final and not subject to appeal. 

Only the athlete, judges, volunteers and the organization have access to the competition area. The warm-up area, in accordance with the published rules of access, can also be accessed by coaches at the prescribed times and in the prescribed manner. 

In relation to the processing of personal data: the “European Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data, as well as on the free movement of such data” provides for the protection of individuals and other subjects in relation to the processing of personal data. As “Owner” of the processing, in accordance with Article 13 of the GDPR, therefore, the Event organization provides the following information: 



The personal data provided will be processed for purposes strictly related and instrumental to the activities as indicated in the extensive statement regarding the use of the image. These data will be disseminated in any form of your images or videos taken on the website, youtube, facebook, instagram, twitter, in print and / or in any other means of dissemination. 



The personal data provided, including the portrait contained in the photos/videos, will be processed in compliance with current legislation and the principles of correctness, legality, transparency and confidentiality. Such data will be processed both on computer support and on paper and on any other suitable support, in compliance with the security measures provided for by the GDPR. 



The provision of data is optional. Lack of consent will not allow the use of the images and/or audiovisual recordings of the person concerned for the purposes indicated above. In the event that they are used in error, the interested party may inform the organization, which will remove them. 



Within the limits relevant to the indicated processing purposes, personal data (images and audiovisual recordings) may be communicated, published and/or disseminated in any form on the event’s website, on social networks and in any other media (local newspapers or periodicals). The person concerned also authorizes the organization of the event to communicate such data to partners and sponsors present at the event. 



The data collected (photos, videos, etc.) will be stored in the computer files of the organizing company and the purpose of these publications is purely informational/promotional. 



By registering in Basque Crossfit Txapelketa the participant accepts the application of these Regulations and in particular declares the following as a participant in Basque Crossfit Txapelketa 2022 organized in the Bilbao Arena and in the esplanade of the Maritime Museum. 



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Website and social media accounts; Facebook, twitter and Instagram page and any other owned or referenced social network; – on any other advertising material in paper or electronic format, 



To Basque Crossfit Txapelketa, to use -limited to the promotional-advertising activity of the Event- my Image, as it was portrayed during the Event itself, in whole or in part, individually or together with other material, including, but not limited to, texts, photographs or images, free of charge and without any limitation in time, territory or related to the form of use, frequency of use or means of diffusion chosen.