DEKA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

NOVEMBER 19-20, 2022

DEKA World Championships – Atlantic City, NJ

2 epic days of celebrating fitness for all levels at the Atlantic City Convention Center, 1 Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401.

Day 1: You can now sign up for DEKA FIT Open Individual and Team Heats! If you are qualified for Elite or Age Group heats, please refer to the registration deadlines. 

Day 2: Day 2: DEKA STRONG & DEKA MILE. Open heats for DEKA MILE and DEKA STRONG are available NOW. If you are qualified for Elite or Age Group heats, please refer to the registration deadlines. 

Registration deadlines

September 9: The first DEKA FIT Top 12 Elite, Age Group, and Teams qualifier registration email goes out to the top 12 in each category. You will have a seven-day exclusive registration window to claim your spot.

September 16: Top 12 registration window closes, a DEKA FIT Rolldown email will go out to athletes ranked 13-24th on Friday morning 00:01 PST. Once this email goes out, registration is FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE.

September 17 – 18: The final DEKA STRONG & DEKA MILE qualifying events are held.

September 19: Last day for affiliate events & Road Shows to submit results to the leaderboard, no exceptions. 

September 21: The first DEKA STRONG & DEKA MILE Elite-Only qualifier registration email will be sent to the top 12 Overall Elite M/F*.  You will have until Sunday 9/25 at 11:59:59 PM PST to register.  

September 26: The roll down email for DEKA STRONG & DEKA MILE Elite-Only qualifier registration email will be sent to the 13-24 Overall M/F on Monday morning 00:01 PST.  Once this email goes out, registration is FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE.

October 3: The first DEKA STRONG & DEKA MILE Age Group qualifier registration email goes out to the top 12 of each Age Group Monday morning 00:01 PST.  You will have until Sunday 10/9 at 11:59:59 PM to register.

October 10: The roll down DEKA STRONG & DEKA MILE Age Group Qualifier registration email goes out to athletes ranked 13-24 of each Age Group Monday morning 00:01 PST. Once this email goes out, registration is FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE.

Event Schedule:

DEKA FIT Championship  – November 19th
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Age Group
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Elite
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Open
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Teams

DEKA STRONG Championship – November 20th
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Elite
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Age Group
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Open

DEKA MILE Championship – November 20th
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Elite
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Age Group
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Open

Hotel information: 

DWC participants can book the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel for $169 USD per night through this link. Last day to book this special deal is Oct 21, 2022.

How to qualify for DEKA Championships as an elite category athlete:

DEKA FIT qualification
Must compete in a Regional Series DEKA FIT (x1 minimum – Must be an Elite Wave) prior to World Championships
Must finish the qualifying season with a top 12 DEKA FIT Mark (time).
7 DEKA FIT Series races leading up to DEKA Championships will have podium for top 3 male & female: 1st – $1,000, 2nd – $500, 3rd – $250

DEKA MILE qualification

must compete in a DEKA MILE (x1 minimum) prior to World Championships.
Must finish the qualifying season with a top 12 Overall DEKA MILE Mark (time).

DEKA STRONG qualification
Must compete in a DEKA STRONG (x1 minimum)
Must finish the qualifying season with a top 12 Overall DEKA STRONG Mark (time).

DEKA Championship qualifying opportunities for DEKA FIT, DEKA MILE, & DEKA STRONG
ends the day of the final DEKA FIT Series event.


An athlete can qualify for DEKA Championships in 1, 2, or all 3 DEKA events.

How to qualify for DEKA Championships as an age group/competitive
category athlete:

Age groups for male & female: 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59,
60-64, 65-69, 70+

DEKA FIT qualification
Must compete in a Regional Series DEKA FIT (x1 minimum – must be a Competitive/Age Group Wave)
Must finish the qualifying season with a top 12 Competitive/Age Group DEKA FIT
Mark (time).

DEKA MILE qualification
Must compete in a DEKA MILE (x1 minimum)
Must finish the qualifying season with a top 12 Competitive/Age Group DEKA MILE Mark
(time).
DEKA STRONG qualification
Must compete in a DEKA STRONG (x1 minimum)
Must finish the qualifying season with a top 12 Competitive/Age Group DEKA STRONG Mark (time).

DEKA Championship qualifying opportunities for DEKA FIT, DEKA MILE, & DEKA STRONG
ends the day of the final DEKA FIT Series event.

An athlete can qualify for DEKA Championships in 1, 2, or all 3 DEKA events.

Open Heats

As DEKA is designed for all levels of Fitness, we will also have open heats for DEKA FIT/DEKA MILE/DEKA STRONG. Be part of this epic event, watch the championship heats AND earn your DEKA mark.

For the open heats you don’t need to qualify, but you DO need to commit!

REGISTER NOW:

11/19: DEKA FIT OPEN HEATS 
11/19: DEKA FIT OPEN TEAM HEATS
11/20: DEKA MILE OPEN HEATS
11/20: DEKA STRONG OPEN HEATS

Important:

DEKA STRONG/DEKA MILE Elite Top 12 M/F may choose to compete in EITHER Elite OR Age Group.

If a top 12 athlete prefers to race in their age group, simply allow the Elite Top 12 time period to lapse and you will receive an invitation for your age group separately.

There are no Refunds nor Transfers permitted for DEKA World Championship qualifying spots.

Volunteer at the DEKA WORLD CHAMPS!

  • Volunteers are essential to the success of any DEKA event.
  • You can assist the  crew to set up the course, motivate competitors, and pass out medals and T-shirts.
  • You can also help us as a referee – it’s up close high tempo action.
  • As a volunteer you get a behind the scenes look at race day operations.
  • Volunteers get exclusive perks such as free races, credit for merchandise, free T-shirts, and so much more!
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