How to Watch the 2021 Dubai CrossFit Championship and Schedule of Events

December 13, 2021 by
Photo Credit: Dubai CrossFit Championship
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One of the most prestigious off-season CrossFit competitions returns this week after taking a year off due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Starting on Thursday, December 16, the Dubai CrossFit Championship welcomes 20 men and 20 women to Dubai, UAE for three days of competition and the chance to take home a $50,000 first-place check. 

Live broadcast: The DCC will carry a live-stream of days two and three of competition on their official YouTube channel

  • UPDATE: Day 1 was only streamed on Instagram. We have aggregated all the videos here.
  • The Morning Chalk Up’s very own Tommy Marquez will join Derek Forrest for the play-by-play and analysis.

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Detailed Schedule of Events:

6:45 am UTC+4 / 6:45 am UTC+4
Event 1A: Stay Frosty

5 Rounds:

500m ski
Run (up/down)

Time Cap: 16 min (men) / 17 min (women)

8:22 am UTC+4 / 8:22 am UTC+4
Event 1B

Full slope run with weight vest (20lb / 14lb)

Time Cap: 7 min

4:00 pm UTC+4 / 4:00 pm UTC+4
Event 2: Lift-Off

Clean & Jerk

2 lifts per athlete; athletes pick their weight

Women’s bar: 70-75-80-85-90-95-100-102.5-105-107.5-110-102.5-115-117.5-120

Men’s bar: 100-110-120-130-140-145-150-155-160-165-170-175-180-185-190

Score: Heaviest successful lift

18:05 UTC+4 / 18:05 UTC+4
Event 3

50 cal row
40 A-Jumps with weight vest (20lb / 14lb)
30 Sandbag Cleans (150lb / 100lb)
20 Bar Muscle Ups
10 Paralette Handstand Push-Ups
20 Bar Muscle-Ups
30 Sandbag Cleans (150lb / 100lb)
40 A-Jumps with weight vest (20lb / 14lb)
50 cal row

Time Cap: 23 min (male) / 25 min (female)

20:21 UTC+4 / 20:21 UTC+4
Event 4

5 Rounds, each round for time:

20 cal bike erg
15m unbroken handstand walk
10 overhead squats (85kg / 60kg)

Time Cap: 3 min per round

Athletes with slowest times will be eliminated after each round.
Round 1: Full field of 19 athletes
Round 2: 16 athletes
Round 3: 12 athletes
Round 4: 8 athletes
Round 5: 4 athletes

4:00 pm UTC+4 / 4:00 pm UTC+4
Event 5

Ring Muscle-Ups
Thrusters (60/40 kg)

Time Cap: 10 minutes

17:40 UTC+4 / 17:40 UTC+4
Event 6A: Athlete’s Choice

Cal Echo Bike

Time Cap: 6 minutes

**1 min rest before Event 6B**

Event 6B: Athlete’s Choice

Cal row
Bar facing burpees

Time Cap: 6 minutes

Event 7


Schedule will update as information is released.

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