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Most divisions of the North America Obstacle Course Racing Championships require that athletes qualify to compete by meeting certain results criteria at an event between August 13, 2018 and August 5, 2019. These divisions include Pro & Age Group divisions of the 3K & 15K events. Qualification is not required for the Team Relay event.

Additionally, athletes may also compete in our restricted Journeyman division. These divisions are reserved for the sport’s most passionate athletes and as such, there are no finishing results requirement (i.e. third in your age group) to compete in these divisions. Instead, athletes are required to complete any two obstacle course races between August 13, 2018 and August 5, 2019.

Note: No more than 50% of an age group or a gender in a division at a specific event can qualify (e.g. if an age group has ten competitors, only the top five athletes are deemed qualifiers). In the event of an odd number of finishers, the qualifying criteria is rounded up in favor of the athlete (e.g. if an age group has nine competitors, the top five qualify).

Athletes must be citizens or legal residents of North or Central America to compete.

Race SeriesCountry/Region3K & 15K Age Group Qualifying Criteria3K & 15K Pro Qualifying Criteria
2018 North American OCR ChampionshipsUSATop 10 finish in your age groupTop 5 finish in your gender overall
Spartan RaceUSA & InternationalSprint, Super, or Beast:
In the ELITE division: Top 30 finish in your gender (or top 20 in your age group in locations where this data is given) In the COMPETITIVE or AGE GROUP division: Top 20 in your age group
In the OPEN division: Top 5 in your age group

Ultra Beast: Top 10 finish in your age group in the Elite division or Top 5 in the Open or Competitive division

*U14 ONLY: Top 3 M/F in the Junior Events
Sprint, Super, Beast, or Ultra Beast: Top 5 finish in your gender in the Elite Heat only.
Warrior DashUSA & InternationalTop 10 finish in your gender in any Warrior DashTop 3 finish in your gender in any Warrior Dash.
Savage RaceUSATop 10 finish in your age group in the SavagePro or Open waves (Will include SavagePro division athletes in non-completed obstacle results if there are less than 10 athletes that can qualify with 100% completion)
Top 20 M/F in the Savage BLITZ event
Top 5 finish in your gender with 100% obstacle completion in the SavagePro wave
Top 3 M/F in the Savage BLITZ event
X WarriorCanadaTop 10 finish in your Age Group in the Open or Competitive division or top 5 finish in your Age Group in the Titan divisionTop 5 finish in your gender in the Competitive division
Rugged ManiacUSA & CanadaTop 10 finish in your genderTop 3 finish in your gender
BADASS DashUSA & CanadaTop 20 finish in your gender in the Elite or Recreation Divisions.Top 3 finish in your gender in the Elite Division only.
XMANCanadaTop 10 finish in your age groupTop 5 finish in your gender
Met Con BlueCanadaTop 5 finish in your Age GroupTop 5 finish in your gender
Mud HeroCanadaTop 10 Finish in your Age Group in the 6K or 10KTop 3 Finish in your gender in the 6K or 10K
Prison BreakCanadaTop 5 finish in your gender in the Elite WaveTop 3 finish in your gender in the Elite Wave
Dead End RaceCanadaTop 10 finish in your age group in the Elite WaveTop 5 finish in your gender in the Elite Wave
Northman RaceCanadaTop 10 finish in your age groupTop 10 finish in your gender in the Timber Heat
Eagles NestCanadaTop 5 finish in your gender in the Elite or Open waveTop 3 finish in your gender in the Elite wave
Polar HeroCanadaTop 10 finish in your gender in the Elite Wave Top 5 finish in your gender in the Elite Wave
Vahalla RaceCanadaTop 10 finish in your gender in the Elite HeatTop 3 finish in your gender in the Elite Heat
Indian Mud RunUSATop 10 finish in your age groupTop 5 finish in your gender overall
BoneFrog ChallengeUSATop 5 in your age group in either the Sprint, Challenge, Tier 1, or Endurance distancesTop 5 finish in your gender in the Elite division of either the Challenge, Tier 1, or Endurance distances
Green Beret ChallengeUSATop 10 finish in your gender in the competitive division of the solo Operator ChallengeTop 5 finish in your gender in the competitive division of the solo Operator Challenge
Conquer the GauntletUSATop 15 finish in your age groupTop 5 finish in your gender
F.I.T. ChallengeUSATop 5 finish in your age group or complete 5 laps in 6 hoursTop 3 finish in your gender in the Elite division
GoliathonUSATop 10 finish in your genderTop 5 finish in your gender
Shale Hill Obstacle Race SeriesUSATop 12 finish in your gender in any division
For 8 hr. Events - 2 Lap finish with all penalties completed within 8 hours
Top 12 overall finish in your gender in the Elite division
For 8 hr. Events - 2 Lap finish with all penalties completed within 7 hours
Sunny Hill Viking RaceUSATop 5 finish in your age group overallTop 3 overall finish in your gender
Terrain RacingUSATop 10 finish in your gender in either the 10K or 5KTop 3 finish in your gender in either the 10K or 5K
Mud TitanUSATop 10 finish in your genderTop 5 finish in your gender
World's Toughest MudderUSAComplete 50 miles in the 2018 WTM (individual or team)Complete 70 miles in the 2018 WTM (individual or team)
Vanguard Race 5kUSATop 10 M/W (subsequent to the top 3) in the Elite WaveTop 3 M/W in the Elite Wave
Black Swamp DashUSATop 7 finish in your age groupTop 3 finish in your gender in the elite heat
Iron RunnerEcuadorTop 10 finish in your Age Group in either the Elite or Open DivisionTop 5 finish in your gender in the Elite Division
Desafio de GuerrerosMexico, Colombia, & SpainTop 5 finish in your age groupTop 5 finish in your gender
Trench ChallengeGuamTop 5 finish in your age group in the competitive timed heatTop 3 finish in your gender in the Competitive timed heat
#Racelocal Grand PrixUSATop 5 male or female point earners in the leagueN/A
Concrete RushCanadaTop 10 finish in your gender in the Elite HeatTop 3 finish in your gender in the Elite Heat
Defi XTrainingCanadaTop 5 finish in your age groupTop 3 finish in your gender in the Elite Heat
City Challenge RaceUSATop 10 finish in your age group in the Open HeatTop 5 finish in your gender in the Competitive Heat
Frontline OCRUSATop 10 finish in your gender in the Open or Elite Heat.Top 5 finish in your gender in the Elite Heat or top 3 in your gender in the multilap event
Barbarian ChallengeUSATop 20 M/W in the Elite Heat and Top 5 M/W in each age group in the Competitive HeatTop 10 M/W in the Elite Heat
Guardsman ChallengeJamaicaTop 3 M/W in each Age group from the Competitive Heat
Top 10 M/W in each Age group
Top 5 M/F in the Competitive Heat
Beast Challenge Puerto RicoTop 5 M/F in each 10 year age group in the open divisionTop 3 M/F in the Elite Division only
Survivor RacePuerto RicoTop 10 M/W overall in the Open DivisionTop 5 M/W overall in the Elite Division
Bermuda Triple ChallengeBermudaTop 10 overall finish in your gender in the Elite Division (Athletes must complete all 3 events)Top 3 overall finish in your gender in the Elite Division (Athletes must complete all 3 event