The composition of the U.S. Overall National Team is based on benchmark performances at a Combined Invitational, each single discipline National Championship (Phase 1), and major IFSC international competitions (Phase 2). In order to be eligible for the U.S. Overall National Team, a competitor must participate either in the Combined Invitational, or all three of the Open National Championships (Bouldering, Sport, Speed), unless receiving an injury exemption. The U.S. Overall National Team shall be constituted twice annually, once after the four (4) major National competitions and once before the IFSC World Championship competition.