The Rogue Invitational is a CrossFit competition held by the mainstay weightlifting and functional fitness equipment company.
The Rogue Invitational is a unique event that features a competition for Individual CrossFit athletes, Strongman, and a CrossFit Legends Showcase. Rogue Fitness is the best-known vendor of CrossFit equipment worldwide and is known to debut new products that are likely to appear in other competitions like The CrossFit Games.
The workouts for this competition have not been announced yet.
Where to watch?
The competition can be streamed live via Rogue’s YouTube channel.
The prize purse itself for the event is one of the biggest in the sport consisting of the company’s $1 million dollar investment, sponsor contributions, bitcoin investments, and a percentage of product product revenue. But it doesn’t stop there: the prize purse increases with the number of spectator tickets being sold, and has now reached $1.4 million.
The payouts are as follows:
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An additional fun fact is that this will be the first prize purse in CrossFit history to include bitcoin as a payout form.
Important facts about the THE ROGUE INVITATIONAL
The Rogue Invitational is an exclusive competition as it is mainly accessible to athletes by invitation only. There is a qualifying phase that will advance a minimum of 5 male and 5 female competitors to the in-person competition in October.
This event is one of the most coveted for competitors due to its extensive prize purse and additional benefits for participating athletes. It’s the first major event to pay participating athletes for their travel and stay expenses. This means that overall, athletes who chose to take part in the Invitational will be at net zero regardless of how many event wins they take home or how much support they can rack up from their sponsors.
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