Brace Yourselves…The Open Is Coming

On February 22nd, Invictus Boston will begin their annual tradition of hosting Friday Night Lights for the CrossFit Open. This year with a twist. Each InTouch coach will lead their team of athletes through each week of The Open. While we have some amazing prizes lined up, the ultimate prize, is victory at the end of the 5 weeks.

Keep reading for more information on points and scoring and how to participate:

Sign Up For Our Internal Open Here: http://bit.ly/2HKJzGU

Points System:
Each InTouch Coach will compete with all athletes who sign up from their InTouch list and be their team captains for the 5 weeks. The points will be allocated for each team as follows:

BEFORE THE COMPETITION STARTS EACH TEAM WILL GET 1 BONUS POINT FOR EACH MEMBER THAT JOINS THEIR TEAM.
(i.e. if 20 of Jessa’s InTouch members sign up, Jessa’s team gets 20 points to start).
EACH WEEK THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY 
OF 100 POINTS AVAILABLE
Participation (Friday Night Lights): % Of Teammates Who Show Up & Compete/2 (MAX 50 Points)
(i.e. If 10% of Justin’s team shows up, he gets 5 points)
There is a max value of 50 points available for participation.
Team Color: (10 POINTS)
If more than 50% of the team wears the team color, the team gets 10 points.
If less than 50% of the team wears the team color, the team receives 0 points.
(Stay tuned for your InTouch coach’s team color announcement)
Participation (Weekend): (MAX 5)
One point for each teammate who completes the workout in the remaining time before Monday with a max of 5 points.
If 100% of teammates compete in Friday Night Lights that week, the team automatically receives 5 points in this category.
Scores: (MAX 10)
If one or more of your team members ends up in top three men or women for RX, your team gets 5 points
If one or more of your team members ends up in the top 3 men or women scaled, your team gets 5 points.
(Max 20 points total per week in this category)
SPIRIT OF THE COMPETITION (MAX 15):
Each week, 3 athletes will be selected who pushed or challenged themselves in a new way or showed exceptional team spirit. Teams will receive 5 points for each athlete on their team selected.
JUDGING: (MAX 10):
1 Point for each athlete who judges at least 1 heat. Max 10 points.
FAQs:
1. Do I have to sign up for the Open via the CrossFit Games website to participate?
You do not have to. This event is entirely FREE and open to all members regardless of skill or ability level. All you have to do is fill out the information in our sign up form available at the link here: http://bit.ly/2HKJzGU
If you would like to sign up for the Open to compare yourself against hundreds of athletes worldwide and participate with athletes around the world, you may sign up here: http://bit.ly/2S1kqN7
2. I just started…is this event for me?
Yes! The Internal Open is for EVERYONE regardless of skill level or ability. This is a chance for us to come together as a community and do something fun! 
3. When do I have to attend?
Every Friday from February 22nd through March 22nd (5 weeks), we will gather at our Columbus Ave location for Back Bay members and Fenway for Fenway members and begin our Friday Night Lights. Every Wednesday, an email will be sent out to attendees allowing them to sign up for hour long heat blocks. This way, if you are restricted by time, you can get in for a time you can attend.
4. Do I have to attend every Friday Night Lights?
No. While more points are awarded for teams who have more team members attend and participate in Friday Night lights, if you cannot make one or several of the weeks, you are simply encouraged to attend as many as you can! You can also get bonus points for your team by completing the workout before the following Monday at 8pm.

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