CrossFit HQ Announces Fort Worth, Texas as the Host City for the 2024 Games

CrossFit Games CrossFit enthusiasts, get ready to mark your calendars because exciting news has just been unveiled. CrossFit HQ recently announced that the 2024 CrossFit Games will find its home in the vibrant city of Fort Worth, Texas. This announcement comes after months of anticipation and speculation. Since 2017, the most important event of the CrossFit season has been hosted in Madison, Wisconsin, but a new era is on the horizon.

The much-awaited 2024 CrossFit Games will take place at the impressive Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, from August 8th to August 11th. This change in location is more than just a shift on the map, it represents a strategic move for CrossFit HQ.

Why Fort Worth, Texas?

CrossFit CEO Don Faul expressed his enthusiasm for the new location, stating,"Fort Worth is a proven, easily accessible destination for high-profile events, and we're excited to add to the growing number of sports and entertainment options at the state-of-the-art Dickies Arena." The venue boasts nearly 30,000 square feet of event space and can accommodate over 10,000 spectators, promising an electrifying atmosphere that will leave us all on the edge of our seats.

This relocation hints at CrossFit HQ's broader ambitions. Dave Castro, General Manager of Sport and Education at CrossFit, indicated, "The move to Fort Worth is the first step for where we want to take the CrossFit Games. Just as we expect our athletes to adjust during competition, we'll need to do the same as we rethink our execution so that we can bring the Games to not only more cities in the United States but also consider expansion overseas."

A Departure from Madison, Wisconsin

The recent decision to move the CrossFit Games from Madison, Wisconsin, marks a significant change after a six-year stint in the city. Since 2017, Madison has been the home of the CrossFit Games, but this relocation represents a new chapter in the event's history. It opens up new opportunities for both participants and spectators to explore and enjoy the sport in a different setting. Dave Castro emphasized the significance of this transition, highlighting how it aligns with the future direction of the sport.

While Castro did not disclose many details about the new location, he hinted at the global ambitions of CrossFit, saying, "I think laying the groundwork and foundation for being able to take this overseas is some of what we're doing in the future years. We will eventually take it overseas sooner rather than later but just not yet."

The Road Ahead

The recent disclosure of the 2024 CrossFit Games' upcoming location has sparked a variety of inquiries regarding event programming, logistical arrangements for athletes and spectators, and the overall season structure. However, with the venue now confirmed, athletes and fans can begin their preparations for what promises to be a thrilling 2024 CrossFit season. Get ready to witness the best of CrossFit in Fort Worth, Texas, as the sport continues to evolve and reach new heights on both national and international stages. It's a thrilling chapter in CrossFit history, and we can't wait to see what the future holds. Stay tuned for further updates as we count down the days to the 2024 CrossFit Games!