USPFC FITNESS THROW DOWN RULES

USPFC FITNESS THROW DOWN RULES

GUIDING BODIES

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United States Police and Fire Championships (USPFC)
8304 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., # 107. San Diego, CA 92111
Tele. (858) 571-9919; FAX: (858) 571-1641; E-mail: 4info@cpaf.org

EVENTS
INDIVIDUAL (Modified Skill Division & RX Skill Division offered):

Men 18-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60+

Women 18-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60+

4-PERSON TEAM

18+ Mixed (2 Men, 2 Women) all teammates must be from the same agency. One teammate must be 40+.

Changing Divisions (Age): Any age group has the option to compete in the 18-29 age division and must so state on his or her entry form. All changes the competitor wishes to make must be completed prior to the beginning of the USPFC.

GENERAL SPORTS RULES for USPFC Fitness Throw Down:

The intent of this competition is to determine the fittest police officer or firefighter in their respective division.

Decisions made by judges during competition are final and may not be protested. Event staff, including judges, has the authority to stop or suspend any participant at any point in the competition if they feel the participant is at risk of serious injury or performing in a manner that is unsafe to the participant or others. Judges are volunteering their time to ensure the competition is fair to all competitors; participants and spectators are expected to treat them with the respect earned from voluntary service.

The event will be comprised of a minimum of 3 separate workouts. Each workout will be varied and will include all or some of the following components:

  •   Metabolic conditioning
  •   Weightlifting
  •   Gymnastics

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Instructions for each workout will include:

  •   Time limits
  •   Required movements
  •   Required weight
  •   Required repetitions
  •   Required equipment
  •   ScoringEach competitor will have their own judge who will judge and count individual repetitions and keep time. A repetition not meeting the parameters of briefed instructions must be immediately repeated before proceeding.No attire worn during competition may interfere with judging and the ability of the judges to see the required movements or range of motion.

    Non-branded belts, non-tacky gloves, hand tape, neoprene joint sleeves and common fitness wear will be allowed during competition. No advantage in the form of grip assistance or weight support may be derived from the wearing of any such gear.

    Event staff will provide equipment; no outside equipment is allowed (barbells, etc.). Competitors can bring their own Jump Ropes.

    No outside assistance, in the form of equipment or supplies (including water or other substances), from spectators or coaches is allowed once the participant enters the area restricted for competition until their judge has recorded their score.

    Competitors are expected to display exemplary sportsmanship. Staying in the workout area to encouraging fellow competitors and post-workout congratulations are expected. “Trash talking” fellow competitors and overly exuberant celebrations are not allowed. First instances will invoke a warning; second instances will invoke immediate disqualification and dismissal from the workout area.

    Scaled Division Minimum Movement Standards

    These athletes are newer to CrossFit and/or competitions and have excelled to the point of wanting to compete. They are physically prepared for 3 workouts in one day, but are not completely proficient in barbell work or high skill movement.

    These athletes are able to properly perform the following movements at a MINIMUM:

  •   Burpees
  •   Knees to Elbow
  •   Jumping Pull Ups
  •   Squats (Parallel or below)

Female Male

75# 115#

September 2015

  •   Box Jumps or Step Ups
  •   Kettlebell Swings
  •   Wall Balls Shots
  •   Barbell Push Press
  •   Clean (any way)
  •   Snatch (any way)
  •   Jumprope Skips
  •   Run without problem or injury
  •   Row without problem or injur y
  •   AbMat Situps

20” 24”
36# 53#
9’ at 10 10’ at 14lbs 65# 95#
65# 95#
55# 75#
Singles Singles

Russian Height

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Rx Division Minimum Movement Standards

Female

Male

  •   Burpees (all variations)
  •   Toes 2 Bar
  •   Pull Ups / Chest 2 Bar
  •   Back Squats (Parallel or below)
  •   Box Jumps
  •   Kettlebell Swings
  •   Wall Balls Shots
  •   Push Press
  •   Clean
  •   Snatch
  •   Double Unders
  •   Dead Lift
  •   Run without problem or injury
  •   Row without problem or injury
  •   AbMat Situps with Med Ball WOD Announcements:

115# 24”
53#
9’ at 14# 95#

95# 75#

155# 14#

185#
30”
70# American RX Height 10’ at 20#
135#
135#

115# 225#

20#

There will be (3) WODS for the Fitness Throwdown and the WOD information will be released via Facebook.

WOD 1 will be released one month prior to the date of competition.
WOD 2 will be released two weeks prior to the date of competition.
WOD 3 will be released on the day of competition, after the completion of WOD 2.

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AWARDS

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A maximum of 32 sets of medals (1st through 3rd place) will be required. USPFC will advise you of the number of sets needed based on total entries, plus a reasonable margin.

ATTENTION COORDINATORS
THE GENERAL RULES APPLY TO ALL SPORTS.

YOU MUST BE FAMILIAR WITH ITS CONTENTS.

PRECISE RESULTS MUST BE FORWARDED
TO THE HOST COMMITTEE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THIS SPORT

The USPFC Director assigned to your sport is knowledgeable and experienced in providing assistance during the preparation and running of the sport.

Questions, a detailed accounting of your preparations, and any area requiring approval of the USPFC shall be submitted in a timely
manner to this USPFC Director.

The USPFC Directors want to work with you to make your sport a success.

PLEASE USE THE USPFC DIRECTORS AS A RESOURCE.

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