Who is going to the Rogue Invitational 2019?

Details about some of the new CrossFit sanctional events are scarce, some of them are well documented. Kind of like the streaming situation. To answer the question “Who is going to the Rogue Invitational 2019?” this post compiles a list of all athletes with an invitation and a check if they accepted it.

You can also check our write-up of who is going to the CrossFit Games 2019 here.

First of all, Rogue already stated that 20 male, 20 female and 10 teams will participate in the Invitational. Here’s the original quote:

This unique event will feature first-class competitors from around the world, with 20 male and 20 female athletes in singles competition, as well as a team division consisting of ten squads. Invitees will include the Top 10 male and female finishers from the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games, along with a select number of additional athletes from the top ranks of the sport. The final competition spots will be filled via an online qualifier.

Rogue Invitational website

So, who is going to the Rogue Invitational then? The following lists will clear things up, as we remove all the athletes who declined the invitation.


First, let’s check the top 10 male athletes on the leaderboard of the 2018 CrossFit Games:

  • Mathew Fraser
  • Patrick Vellner
  • Lukas Högberg
  • Brent Fikowski
  • Björgvin KarlGuðmundsson
  • Noah Ohlsen
  • Cole Sager
  • Rasmus Andersen
  • Willy Georges
  • Cody Anderson

Additional to those male athletes, Rogue invited some of the known names of CrossFit:

  • Matt Chan
  • Jason Khalipa
  • Josh Everett
  • Chris Spealler
  • Tommy Hackenbruck
  • Scott Panchik
  • Graham Holmberg


Now the top 10 female athletes on the leaderboard of the 2018 CrossFit Games:

  • Tia-Clair Toomey
  • Laura Horvath
  • Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir
  • Kara Saunders
  • Annie Thorisdottir
  • Kari Pearce
  • Kristin Holte
  • Brooke Wells
  • Kristi Eramo
  • Cassidy Lance-McWherter

There are additional invitations for female athletes too:

  • Julie Foucher
  • Stacie Tovar
  • Becca Voigt
  • Kris Clever
  • Annie Sakamoto
  • Tanya Wagner
  • Margaux Celeste Alvarez

There is not much information about team invitations yet. Whenever the final list of athletes will be published by Rogue, this page will be updated.

If you spot a mistake or if you feel like one of the points need more clarification, make sure to get in contact.

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