I’m a huge CrossFit Nerd and my friends know that. However, to be honest, many of the “CrossFit Games” videos that are put together don’t do it for me. They’re comprised of clips that I’ve seen a million times, with the story I watch as it unfolded… it’s just not exciting enough for me.

This video below is AWESOME though. In under 3 minutes, everyone can see just how FAST the CrossFit Games event has grown over the last 5 years. This stuff is so cool. Last year, 26,000 people signed up to compete. I can’t even imagine what this year is going to bring!

The 2012 CrossFit Games Beta website has been released, and the official sign-ups go live on February 1st! THAT’S ONLY 9 DAYS AWAY!!

Are you curious about the dates for this year’s competition? Here’s the excerpt directly from the website!

“The 2012 CrossFit Games season is almost here! Registration for the Open begins on February 1. We will announce the first Open workout on February 22. After five Open workouts, one each week, the top 60 men, 60 women, and 30 teams in each region will qualify to compete at one of 17 Regional competitions.

This year, Regionals will take place over the course of five weekends from April 27 to May 27. The venues have not been announced yet. Many venues are different from last year, so don’t book your travel yet. Regional locations will be announced in early February.

The Regional competitions will follow a similar format to 2011. Over the course of three days, the Region’s best men, women, and teams will compete for a precious few Games qualifying spots. The Regional workouts will be released on Wednesday, April 18.

This year, all athletes who hope to compete at the Games will compete at Regionals, so make sure you get out there and see the stars in action. Volunteer registration for Regionals will open up the Games site in February.

Below are the dates for each Regional:

April 27-29 (South East, South Central, Canada West)

May 3-6 (Mid Atlantic, South West, Africa, Asia)

May 11-13 (Central East, SoCal, Canada East, Latin America)

May 18-20 (North Central, NorCal, Australia)

May 25-27 (North East, North West, Europe)”

Yep, nerves are starting to build already. Only one month to go.

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