Big 3 2021

THIS EVENT WILL GO AS PLANNED – RAIN OR SHINE. We will make adjustments as needed to try to keep the athletes as dry as possible. Thank you in advance for your support and understanding.

What is The BIG3?

THIS EVENT WILL GO AS PLANNED – RAIN OR SHINE. We will make adjustments as needed to try to keep the athletes as dry as possible. Thank you in advance for your support and understanding.

The BIG3 is a 3-person, same gender (MMM or FFF), functional fitness team competition for athletes of all skill levels.

Get ready for the CF Open and test your strength and skills in our first competition of the 2021 season. This is a great event for those looking to do their first competition, yet challenging and FUN for the veteran competitor!

Grab 2 friends and build your power team. Limited spots per division. Register early, this event will sell out fast.

When is it happening?

Saturday, FEB 13th, 2021 – 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM


CrossFit Fontana
7940 Cherry Ave
Fontana CA

Price Fee Schedule

Now until 12/31: $240/team + processing fee

JANUARY 1-15:   $265/team + processing fee

JANUARY 16-31: $285/team + processing fee

Use discount code GIFT for $15 off to the first 20 teams to register

Entry fee covers: Team entry fee for 3 persons, 5+ separate scored events, (3) exclusive athlete event shirt, sponsor goodies at check-in, access to a huge vendor village, and an opportunity to prove your fitness in front of family, friends, and the largest crowds in Southern California with massive prize packs for podium teams!


One person registers and pays for the team (team captain). Have team members’ names, emails, shirt sizes, birthdates, etc. available when registering.

Don’t know which division to sign up for? No problem. Changes can be made online any time prior to January 24. Questions? Email

THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS TO FUTURE EVENTS. NO EXCEPTIONS. Athlete substitution up until the day of event by having your substitute athlete sign your team waiver on event day.

Photos are NOT guaranteed or included in your registration fee. If you are interested in guaranteed action photos of your team, please check out the VIP Photo Package available at

6 Divisions

Men Advance/Rx
Men Intermediate
Women Advance/Rx
Women Intermediate
Women FUN

Friendly division is non-prize division of a 3-person team comprised of any gender/age combination. Friendly teams will perform same events but may use weight loads of their choice.


Events 1 & 2: ROPE-A-DOPE

Event 1: For Time (9 minute cap)

50 2-person Worm Deadlifts
40 2-person Worm Thrusters  
30 2-person Burpees over Worm
20 2-person Worm C+J

50 2-person Worm deadlift
40 2-person Synchro Sandbag Thrusters
30 2-person Burpees over Worm
20 2-person Synchro Sandbag Shoulder 2 Overhead 

– 1 minute transition –

Event 2: Perform AMRAP in 3 minutes:

14-FT Ascending Rope Climbs

ADV – Rope climbs
INT – Athletes may choose between (1) rope climb or (4) rope climb progressions (RCP) = 1 rope climb. Same athlete must complete all (4) RCP for repetition to count. Performing less than (4) RCP will be considered a “No Rep”.
FUN/FRIENDLY – each rope climb progression = 1 repetition

– 10 minute rest period prior to Event 3 –

Workout description:

Event 1 – On 3-2-1…go! 2 athletes will enter the grid and perform the worm chipper of 50 DL, then 40 thrusters, then 30 burpee over worm, then 20 clean and jerks. Athletes may exchange at any time. Worm loads TBA. Score is the time to finish the task. Time cap: 9 minutes.
Event 2 – Team will be given a 1 minute transition at the completion of the 9 minute cap in event 1. Then, team will perform max 14FT ascending rope climbs for 3 minutes. Only 1 athlete may work at one-time. Athletes may tag out at any time. Score is max repetition rope climbs in allotted time. Time cap: 3 minutes.

Workout Scoring: 

This workout has (2) separate scores:

Event 1 score will be the time to complete the chipper.

Event 2 score is the total amount of rope climb ascents completed as a team.

Time cap:

Event 1: 9 minutes
Event 2: 3 minutes


– Event 3 starts after a 10 minute rest period following Event 2 –

Event 3: 

Axle bar complex of: (1) Axle Bar Clean + (1) Front Squat 

Women ADV/INT:
50#, 60#, 70#, 90#, 100#, 110#, 120#, 130#, 140#
*Weight load will be in the form of a slam ball. Athlete will perform slam ball clean to chest, then will perform slam ball squat. Tie-Breaker: Friendly division only Max Slam Balls. All other divisions: Max Deadlifts.

Workout description:

Teams will be given a 10 minute rest/transition period at the end of workout 1 (E1-E2) and prior to the start of workout 2 (E3). On 3-2-1..go! Team will enter the GRID, A1 will perform axle bar complex. A2 and A3 will follow. Team will have 1 minute at each pre-loaded station. Athlete will advance the next station with each successful lift. If an athlete fails a lift, deadlifts may be performed for tie breaker.

Workout Scoring:

Score is the sum of heaviest successful lift of each athlete (A1+A2+A3).


Event 4: 

5RM Deadlift – Athlete 1 

Event 5:

3RM Thruster – Athlete 2

Event 6:

1RM Power Snatch – Athlete 3

1RM Deadlift
1RM Front Squat*
1RM Power Clean

Workout description:

With a 6 minute running clock, teams will perform in any order (3) separate lifts. No two athletes may perform the same lift, thus each athlete must perform a different lift from other teammates. Each athlete will have up to 5 attempts per lift. Teammates may help change weight load to barbell. Each station will be equipped with the following: (1) Men’s 20kg barbell, (1) women’s 15kg barbell, Bumper Plates: (2)55#, (4)45#, (2)35#, (2)25#, (2)15#, (2)10#, (2)5#, (2)2.5#, (2) barbell clips.  Barbell clips are required on barbell for lift to be accepted. If an athlete perform a lift without barbell clips, no matter the weight load, this will result in a NO REP. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Workout Scoring:

This workout has 3 separate scores:
E3 – Load of 5RM Deadlift (Athlete 1)
E4 – Load of 3RM Thruster (Athlete 2)
E5 – Load of 1RM Power Snatch (Athlete 3)

Time cap:

6 minutes