Palouse Throwdown has been postponed to spring 2023.

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Heroes Unite: Register by October 16

Washington State University CrossFit is pleased to present the seventh annual functional fitness competition, Palouse Throwdown VII: Heroes Unite. Rise to greatness and accept the call on a journey where you’ll have chance to cement your name in the history books of the Palouse. Taking the first step on such a journey is always difficult, but we are happy to announce that no hero need do this alone as this year’s event is a mix gender competition (Rx & Scaled divisions only).  Face your foes together and ascend to the title of “Fittest on the Palouse” by conquering three events to make your way to finals for the opportunity to obtain immortality. Additionally, we are happy to announce that this year’s competition will be hosting an adaptive division for our adaptive athletes. 

Workout Details

Saturday, October 22

  • Check In: 8:45 a.m.
  • Athlete Meeting: 9:00 a.m.
  • Event: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Rx Division

Mixed Gender Partners

If signing up for the Rx Division, you should be able to complete the following:

  • Power Cleans (155/105)
  • Double Unders
  • Devil Presses (50/30)
  • Shoulder to Overhead (155/105)
  • Compete a Snatch/Power Snatch
  • Front Squat (155/105)
  • Bar Muscle Ups

Register for Rx Division

Scaled Division

Mixed Gender Partners

If signing up for the Scaled Division, you should be able to complete the following:

  • Power Cleans (115/65)
  • Single Under Jump Rope
  • Devil Presses (35/25)
  • Shoulder to Overhead (115/65)
  • Compete a Snatch/Power Snatch
  • Front Squat (115/65)

Register for Scaled Division

Adaptive Division

Single Athlete

If signing up in this division, we will contact you regarding your disability so we can appropriately provide event adaptations. We welcome all athletes with disabilities to join, including:

  • Upper Extremity
  • Lower Extremity
  • Seated Athletes with Hip Function
  • Seated Athletes without Hip Function
  • Neuromuscular
  • Vision
  • Intellectual
  • Short Stature

Register for Adaptive Division

 

FAQ

  • Does my partner need to register?

    Your partner does NOT need to register. They will be asked to sign a risk release and photo waiver on the day of the event. You will be contacted prior to the start of the event via email so we can obtain your partner's name and shirt size.

  • What time is check in?

    Check in will start at 8:45 a.m. and we will have an Athlete Meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. You are expected to be checked in before the athlete meeting.

    Also, please consider that Heat 1 for event 1 will start promptly at 10:00 a.m., so take your warm up time into consideration. Heat assignments will be released a few days after registration closes on October 16.

  • What is the facility like?

    The Chinook Student Center has restrooms and showers on site, including men's, women's, and all gender locker rooms. The closest parking is the WSU library parking structure locate adjacent to the Chinook. This competition will likely span the full day depending on registration numbers, so please bring food, water, etc.

  • Can friends and family come and watch the competition?

    Spectators are able to view the competition without a Chinook membership or fee.  Please inform your friends and family to check in at the front desk on the first floor by the main entrance before coming down to the weight room.