The Battle of the North 2020 will take place on the 1st and 2nd of february 2020. The top 60 females, 90 males and 50 masters from the qualifier will  show their fitness in MartiniPlaza, Groningen.

Qualifier Leaderboard 2020

Athlete Guide 2020

Crew Registration: 07:15-07:45
Athlete Registration: 08:15-09:00
Athlete Briefing 09:00
Start WOD 1: 10:00
Start WOD 2: 11:45
Start WOD 3: 13:00
Cutoff & Briefing finals: 14:45
Start Finals 15:30
Price Ceremony 17:00

Heat schedule


Children <12: free

– Weekend: €10,-

At the door
– Weekend €12,50
– Daypass €7,50

Finalists have full access the whole weekend with their Athlete Wristband.

Buy your spectator ticket online!


– GorillaGip
– Nocco Benelux
– CFBraces
– EQology
– Kwakzalver
– Get Under The Bar
– Sugar Rush System
– WodWinkeltje
– Henchfuel

Side events

– Pedal your own smoothie for €2 at our Smoothie Bike (next to the bar)
– For children, there is a scavenger hunt with about 10 questions about the Battle of the North (next to the bar)
– There will be a Nocco Challenge with 1 minute Nocco Ground to Overhead for max reps at the Nocco stand.
– Sugar Rush System will bring their Mini Bike Challenge up to MartiniPlaza
– There will be a Sandbag Challenge at the CFBraces stand.
– Get Under The Bar will host multiple clinics and demo’s during the weekend at the Gorilla Grip stand.

Location & Travel

By car
Leave motorway A7 at exit 36, Groningen-West and leave the following round-a-bout turning into Laan 1940-1945. Take the right into the Leonard Springerlaan. On the left side, there is a parking lot with 600 spots (MartiniPlaza Parking). Costs are €2,10/hour with a max of €12,-

By train
MartiniPlaza is at walking distance from Groningen Centraal. You can also take bus 10 to Hoornsemeer.