Regisration open until April 17th

Price will increase on April 1st


june 22-23

The finals will take place across this weekend

See categories below for respective dates of competition


All categories will complete three qualifying workouts from April 1st – 17th


Athletes must pay £15 + Competition Corner processing fees to enter qualifiers. A finals fee will be required for those who qualify.


Standards in this category will mirror previous BFMG Elite categories. The top X qualifying athletes in this category will compete in a two day Elite final. The next X athletes on the leaderboard will compete in a one day RX final on Sunday June 23rd. This applies to the open age category only.

Qualifier Standards

middle ground

Also known as Intermediate. Middle Ground athletes will compete on Saturday June 22nd

Qualifier Standards


Scaled athletes will compete on Sunday June 23rd

Qualifier Standards


Teens 16-17

Elite 35-39 and 40+

Middle Ground 35-39 and 40+

All age group categories compete on Saturday June 22nd

Qualifier Standards

prize pool

The largest Battle For Middle Ground prize pool to date!

All none-Elite categories receive amazing prize bundles from our sponsors and vendors.

Elite Category Cash Prizes

1st – £1,500 | 2nd – £750 | 3rd – £500

Masters Elite Categories Cash Prizes

1st – £500 | 2nd – £250 | 3rd – £150


lone wolves

Expect intense, fast paced, fun and varied workouts across the event. All Battle For Middle Ground workouts are created by Warrior Programming

Choose from a number of different categories (see the list above). If you are unsure which standard is correct for you, view our workout library via the link below. You can always email the team is you need more help





Athletes should be prepared for  some advanced gymnastics, and barbell cycling at and above weights seen in benchmark/CFO workouts

middle ground

Power Clean 65/45

OH Squat  45/30

Thruster 40/30

Waiter Walk 2 x 24/16

Pull Ups

Double Unders



Power Clean 50/35

Front Squat  45/30

Thruster 35/25

KB Swing (A) 24/16

Waiter Walk 1 x 24/16

Burpee Box Over 24/20


age groups

Masters 35 categories will adopt the same standards as their open age equivalent category

Masters 40+ may see small reduction in weights

Teens will adopt Middle Ground standards, however may have the opportunity to use advanced gymnastics.


affiliate race

We brought you the Affiliate Sprint, where Crossfit Buxton won an Assault Air Runner for their gym.

Now it’s time for the Affiliate Race, where we look to reward the best overall affiliates in this year’s Individual Event

The top 2 gyms at the end of the Affiliate Race will have the first choice of prizes. 

The remaining prize will be randomly awarded to a gym placed 3rd – 10th at the end of the race

Prize 1 – Assault Air Bike

Prize 2 – Compete Force Worm – 1 x 4 man or 2 x 2 man worms

Prize 3 – Community Package (worth over £300!) – This includes, 3 cases of energy drinks and 3 boxes of protein bars at finals, half price spectator tickets, a t-shirt/vest for the two hardest working athletes in qualifiers



1 – Crossfit Barnsley

2 – Crossfit Witham

3 – Crossfit 17

4 – Crossfit Buxton

5 – Crossfit FCF

6 – Crossfit Hammersmith

7 – Crossfit Boudicca

8 – Dominus Crossfit

T9 – Claymore Crossfit

T9 – RCF Tyneside

Leaderboard correct as of March 19th

Your gym can make the top 10 with as few as 12 entries!

The Affiliate Race will close on March 30th


hangar 42

Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, LE17 5QS

converted events facility

Nearly 3000 square metres of floor space


Yes, please contact us via social media, or email team@bfmg.co.uk

The standard guidelines are listed above

To gain more information regarding the correct category to enter,  ask that you read the previous workout library

Middle Ground – 81 Male + 63 Female

Middle Ground – 81 Male + 63 Female

All three qualifiers will be released on April 1st.

Athletes can submit scores for each qualifier right until April 17th

All categories except Scaled must record must provide a video link with their score submission.

Scaled options can either submit a video link, or enter the details of a certified coach who can verify their score

Here is a breakdown of categories by day?


Middle Ground

All Masters


Elite Day 1




Elite Day 2

Teens workouts will closely mirror the Middle Ground category. Please make sure you are familiar with previous workouts.

April 17th

The price to enter qualifiers will increase once workouts are released on April 1st