Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What does the F45 Playoffs test you for?
The F45 Playoffs is functional all body, strength, agility and cardiovascular trial that tests you equally on all four disciplines and has become the benchmark for fitness testing globally.
Q: What is a great score and what is a bad score?
There is no great, average or bad score. What you achieve is a benchmark for your current functional strength and fitness.
Q: What if I can not repeat any repetitions in a station?
You will still get a score however if you do not complete a repetition in more that 2 stations you will not get a score.
Q: Where can I do the test?
We have events running nationally within Australia where you will be able to compete. These dates will be released on the events section of the website.
Q: How do I qualify for regional, state, national or world titles?
You have to complete the test and be verified by an approved F45 Judge. Judges will be onsite during every official F45 Playoffs event.
Q: How much does it cost to compete in the playoffs?
It is free to compete in the Playoffs. All you need to do is register and turn up on the day.
Q: How long does the test take to complete?
It is exactly 10 minutes to complete the 10 stations involved in the test.
Q: How long do I stay in each station?
You stay in the station for 45 seconds and complete as many repetitions as possible and have a 15 second rest before you change stations and move to the next after your 15-second rest.
Q: How do I submit a team to compete in the F45 Playoffs?
All members of your team must register as an individual so they can be allocated an official rego number. Once all members have their registration number, visit the "Register a Team" page and enter in your chosen team name and each individual members with their rego number.
Q: How does participating in a team work?
Each member of the team all completes the circuit. The score of your team at the end is based on the average score of every member in your team per station.
Q: Do I need to compete as an Individual if I have competed in a team?
No. If your score is high from your performance in your team effort, we will accept this as your Individual score, limiting the need to compete for an individual time. However you are more than welcome to compete separate from your team as well.
Q: When do I arrive and how long do I need to prepare?
We suggest everyone who wants to participate come down early, not only to prepare and warm up their bodies with adequate time but it will also give yourself a chance to see other competitors. We suggest you allow at least 30 minutes before you are due to start. If you are unhappy with your score you are welcome to speak to staff at Registration to sign up again to complete another time.
Q: Can I compete more than once?
Yes - you can complete the test as many times as you like at a single event. However it is important to note that we do not take your best score, we take your final attempt.
Q: Who wins prizes?
There will be a winner for each male and female team, and individual male and female winners. Prize money will only be granted to teams but all winners receive an official F45 medal.
Q: Can I get involved with the judging or assisting F45 HQ during the event?
Absolutely! We encourage F45 trainers, managers or studio owners to get involved as much as possible. To keep scoring true and fair, we need a diverse range of umpires to complete the scoring of competitors, help with registration and set up, and is a fantastic way to engage with your members and local community. You can register your availability here: Link
Q: When are finals?
Finals are on the final Sunday, in the afternoon between 1-5pm. Only teams compete at this time and individuals will be based on their score