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Rogue Prize Purse Jumps $100K in Two Weeks

September 6, 2021 by
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The prize purse for the Rogue Invitational has increased nearly $100,000 in the last two weeks alone as a result of increased ticket sales. The marquee off-season event already features the largest non-Games prize purse ever, as well as the only event to offer travel and lodging and pays out every athlete, regardless of finish.

One big thing: The more tickets that are sold the higher the prize purse and ticket sales have been going extremely well. Only executive suites, general admission and two lower-tiered packages are available at this point. 

  • Rogue has set an interesting precedent never before seen in CrossFit, tying payouts directly to sales. 
  • The top payout has already increased from $229,068 to $238,598 (+$9530)
  • The bottom payouts (10th – 20th) have increased from $5,549 to $5,513 (+$222).

Thought starter?: If athletes are the ones filling the seats, then perhaps they deserve a larger share of the revenue?

  • Rogue seems to think so, whether or not that was the catalyst for making this decision. They certainly have set an interesting precedent never before seen in CrossFit. 

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