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Registration for the Online Qualifier Is Open Until May 6th

2019 USAFF Online Qualifier Quick Facts

  • The 2019 USAFF Online Qualifier will take place from April 24th 2019 to May 6th 2019.
  • The USAFF Online Qualifier is a way to qualify to the USAFF National Championships in the Individual and Masters Divisions, as well as a qualifier for the iF3 Master’s World Championships
  • The top 30 Individual Men, top 30 Individual Women, and the top 10 Master’s Men and top 10 Master’s Women in the 40-44 and 45-49 categories will earn a spot to compete at USAFF Nationals on June 15-16th in Chesapeake, VA.
  • To compete in the qualifier and at USAFF Nationals you must be a USAFF member. You can become a USAFF member here.
  • For more information about USAFF Nationals and various qualifying routes to Nationals click here.

Qualifier Details

  • All tests for the online qualifier will be released on April 24th 2019. Athletes will have until May 6th to complete and submit scores for all tests.
  • Tests will cover the categories in the Individual Medley, explanations of which can be found here
  • Registration is open now. Register here

Masters’ Worlds Qualification Process

Masters in the following age categories have an opportunity to earn a sport to represent the United States at the International Functional Fitness Federation World Championships in QLD, Australia: 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+

The following chart indicates how each age category can qualify for Master’s Worlds:

 

Online Qualifier Tests

FULL TEST DESCRIPTIONS

Test 1 Aerobic Capacity

Test 1

For Time:

Row 2000 meters

50 lateral burpees over the rower

Row 1000 meters

Time Cap: 20 Minutes

Test 1 is the same for ALL age groups and divisions

If you do not complete the workout in 20 minutes, your time will be 20:00 + one second for each remaining rep.

Test 1 Flow

Necessary Equipment:

  • Concept 2 Rowing Machine
  • Clock

Test 1 Flow

Athlete begins Test 1 seated on the Concept 2 rower with the Concept 2 rower. On the call of Go, athlete will begin rowing 2000 meters. Upon completion of 2000 meters, athlete will get off the rower and perform 50 lateral burpees over the rower. After the 50th burpee, the athlete will sit back down on the rower and row 1000 meters. The rower must be reset before beginning your 1000 meters. A Concept 2 Rower must be used. The athlete’s time will be the time it takes them to complete the workout. There is a 20 minute time cap.

Test 1 Movement Standards

For complete movement standards please see the entry titled “Rowing” in the International Functional Fitness Federation’s Movement Standards Document located at: https://functionalfitness.sport/sport/2018-movement-standards/ which requires the athlete to remain seated while rowing for the entirety of the specified distance, and the entry titled “Lateral Onto/Over Target Burpee” which requires the athlete’s chest to contact the ground at the bottom of the repetition while the athlete is parallel to the rower and to complete a jump with a two footed take off over the rower.

Test 1 Special Regulations

  • The athlete’s hands must be off the handle until the call of GO.
  • The rower must be reset to zero before the 1000 meter row begins.
  • Someone may reset the rower for the athlete while they are doing their burpees.
  • The athlete must stay seated while rowing
  • Abnormally long pauses at the end of row stroke (longer than 6 seconds) intended to cause glitches in the rower’s output measuring system is grounds for score disqualification on this event.
  • The athlete does not have to reach full extension on the jump over the rower.
  • The athlete may step up from the bottom of the burpee, but must jump with two feet simultaneously over the rower.
  • The athlete may not touch the rower on the jump over. If they make contact with the rower they may repeat the jump portion of the movement only in order to make the repetition count.

Test 1 Video Recording Instructions

Athletes must video their performance in Test 1.

Your video should:

  • Include your entire body in the frame for the entire Test
  • Include a clock in the frame for the entire test
  • Record the Entire Test
  • Show your Equipment
  • Show Your Rower screen so that distances rowed can be verified.

Test 2 Strength

Test 2

In 7 minutes, find a 5 rep max Overhead Squat from the rack.

Time Cap: 7 minutes

This test is the same for ALL ages and divsions

Test 2 Necessary Equipment

  • A standard barbell which weighs 15kg/20kg (35lbs/45 lbs)
  • Weight Plates as needed
  • A Rack

Test 2 Flow

On the call of Go the athlete may begin lifting. The athlete will have 7 minutes to find their 5 rep max Overhead Squat. The athlete may start with a pre-loaded bar for Test 2. The athlete will perform 5 Overhead Squats without dropping the bar or lowering the bar below the head. The athlete can take as many attempts as desired to hit their heaviest 5 repetition maximum effort. Only the heaviest completed set of 5 will count as the athlete’s score. Athlete’s may use no smaller than 1/2 pound plates on their barbell, and scores for this event will be recorded in pounds.

Test 2 Movement Standards

For complete movement standards please see “Overhead Squat” in the International Functional Fitness Federation’s Movement Standards Document located at: https://functionalfitness.sport/sport/2018-movement-standards/. For convenience the following abbreviated standards are outlined below:

For the Overhead Squat the athlete must hold the barbell overhead while descending to the bottom of the squat and back to full extension. The arms may bend during the squatting movement but the athlete may not use the head, any portion of the body other than the hands and arms or any other apparatus to support the weight at any time. Upon returning to the upright position, the arm(s) supporting the weight must be locked out to complete the repetition.

Test 2 Special Regulations

  • The barbell MAY start pre-loaded with the athlete’s opening attempt.
  • If you receive a “no rep” for depth or failing to extend all the way at the top of the repetition in the middle of your set you may continue to perform Overhead Squats until you successfully complete 5 as long as the bar remains overhead for the entire set.
  • If the bar leaves the overhead position, your set is terminated.
  • The athlete MAY rest with the barbell locked out overhead.
  • The athlete MAY NOT remove their hands from the barbell at any time during the 5 repetitions, otherwise that attempt will not count.
  • A Snatch Balance will not count as the first repetition of the set.
  • The bar may come from the rack. Jerk tables or blocks are acceptable to use as a rack.
  • You may drop the bar after a completed set. It does NOT have to be returned to the rack for the set to count.

Test 2 Video Recording Instructions

Athletes must video their performance in Test 2.

Your video should:

  • Include your entire body in the frame for the entire Test
  • Include a clock in the frame for the entire test
  • Record the Entire Test
  • Show your Equipment
  • Show The Weights of the Barbell and Plates used on your heaviest successfully completed set.
  • Be filmed at an angle where depth of the squat can be accurately assessed.

Test 3 Bodyweight Endurance

Test 3

Athletes in the Individual Divisions and Masters up through ages 45-49:

For Time:

40-20-30-10

Handstand Push-ups

Chest to Bar Pull-ups

Athletes in the 50-54, 55-59, and 60+ divisions:

For Time:

40-20-30-10

Handstand Push-ups to a 5″ Riser

Pull-ups

PLEASE READ THE REP SCHEME CAREFULLY! IT IS NOT A TYPO. THE REPS GO DOWN TO 20 IN ROUND 2 THEN BACK UP TO 30 IN ROUND 3!

The time cap for Test 3 for all divisions is 10 minutes.

If you do not complete the workout in 10 minutes, your time will be 10:00 + one second for each remaining rep.

Test 3 Flow

The athlete will begin this test facing the wall for handstand push-ups. On the call of Go, the athlete will begin and perform 40 handstand push-ups. After 40 repetitions, the athlete will move to their pull-up bar where they will complete 40 repetitions of the appropriate pull-up type for their division. The athlete will then return to their handstand push-up station and repeat this pattern for 20 repetitions of each movement, followed by 30 repetitions of each movement, followed by 10 repetitions of each movement. Time will be called at the completion of the final chest to bar (or regular) pull-up.

Test 3 Movement Standards:

For complete movement standards please see the entries for “Handstand Push-Up” and “Chest to Bar Pull-up” and/or “Pull-up” and in the International Functional Fitness Federation’s Movement Standards Document located at: https://functionalfitness.sport/sport/2018-movement-standards/ For convenience the following abbreviated standards are outlined below:

For the Handstand Push-Up, the athlete must start in Full Extension and linear alignment of the elbows, shoulders, hips, knees and ankles and show this extension and alignment at the top of each repetition, with feet no wider than the designated perimeter. See special regulations for the measurements of the perimeter box. The head must make contact with the designated horizontal surface below the athlete at the bottom of the repetition.

For Pull-ups and Chest to Bar Pull-ups the athletes must start in a vertical hang on the bar. In the Pull-up the chin must clear the horizontal plane of the bar. In the Chest to Bar Pull-up the chest must make contact with the bar at the top of the repetition.

Test 3 Special Regulations

  • Kipping is allowed on the handstand push-ups
  • When performing handstand push-ups palms must be entirely within the handstand push-up perimeter box which is to be 24 inches by 36 inches.

Test 3 Video Instructions

Athletes must video their performance in Test 3.

Your video should:

  • Include your entire body in the frame for the entire Test
  • Include a clock in the frame for the entire test
  • Record the Entire Test
  • Show the measurements of your handstand push-up box.
  • Filmed at an angle where chest contact and/or chin height on the pull-up can be ascertained
  • Filmed at an angle where proper body alignment at the top of the handstand push-up can be ascertained

Test 4 Mixed Modal

Test 4

Athletes in the Individual Divisions and Masters up through ages 45-49:

As many rounds as possible in 8 minutes of:

12 Wallball Shots (20#/14# to 10 feet)

9 Deadlifts (225#/155#)

6 Ring Muscle Ups

Athletes in the 50-54, 55-59, and 60+ divisions:

12 Wallball Shots (14#/10# to 9 feet)

9 Deadlifts (155#/105#)

3 Ring Muscle Ups

Test 4 Flow

On the call of Go! the athlete will pick up the Wallball and perform 12 Wallball Shots. They will then move to the barbell and perform 9 Deadlifts. After the completion of 9 deadlifts, the athlete will move to the rings and perform their designated number of ring muscle ups. After completing the last ring muscle up the athlete will return to the wall ball and start another round. The athlete will continue in this pattern until 8 minutes is up. The athlete’s score will be the total number of repetitions completed in 8 minutes.

Test 4 Movement Standards

For complete movement standards please see the entries for “Deadlift (Conventional)” and “Wallball Shot” and “Ring Muscle-Up” in the International Functional Fitness Federation’s Movement Standards Document located at: https://functionalfitness.sport/sport/2018-movement-standards/. For convenience the following abbreviated standards are outlined below:

For the Wallball Shot, the athlete must pass through the bottom of the squat with the hip crease below the knee at the bottom of the repetition while holding the wallball. At the top of the repetition, the ball must make contact with the target or wall at or above the designated height.

For the conventional Deadlift, the athlete must elevate the barbell from the ground while on both feet by standing to a fully upright position with the arms oriented downward from the shoulders. At the top of the repetition, the lower body achieves full extension with the hips open, the knees locked out and shoulders behind the vertical plane of the barbell. The repetition is counted when the athlete achieves all 3 points of performance simultaneously. Athletes may not bounce the weight to gain momentum when completing tandem lifts. Standards that must be met include Full extension of the lower body at the top of the repetition; Bar touches the floor between reps; Hands and arms are outside of the knees; Shoulders are behind the vertical plane of the barbell at the top of the repetition.
For the Ring Muscle-Up, the athlete must show full extension of the arms at the bottom and top of each repetition as well as a change of direction beneath the rings. The toes may not pass the height of the ring during the kip.

Test 4 Special Regulations

  • Athletes may not pick up their wallball until the call of go.
  • If athletes drop the wallball between repetitions they must settle the ball before picking it up and beginning again. Picking the ball up off the bounce and going immediately into the next repetition is not allowed.

Test 4 Video Instructions

Athletes must video their performance in Test 4.

Your video should:

  • Include your entire body in the frame for the entire Test
  • Include a clock in the frame for the entire test
  • Record the Entire Test
  • Be filmed at an angle where the lock out on the deadlift and ring muscle ups can be seen as well as the squat depth and height of the wall balls.
  • Measure and show the height of your wallball target.