Test your strength
NEW for 2019, the STRONG competition will now take place under floodlights on the Saturday night of the festival weekend!
And… we have introduced four weight divisions!!
+/- 75kg female and +/- 90kg male
Plus… Eddie Williams will be joining us again so get ready to test your strength among other gym goers that enjoy ripping in and throwing some heavy metal around!
Who will be crowned ‘The STRONGest in the Bay’ in 2019?
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If you think you’ll have what it takes, get ready to turn up and put on a show!!
The Below Are Not Age Groups… They Are The Batches Of Registrations Sold
Be rewarded with lower entry prices by registering early…
|Next wave >>||$165||$185|
Yoke Carry – the implement must travel 20m (10m down, 10m back). The implement can be dropped and picked up again as many times as needed in the 60 second time limit.
The score is the finishing time or meters covered within the time limit.
The event will be run head to head.
The yoke cannot be slid. First warning, Second warning 2-sec penalty, Third warning ‘zero’ the event
Tip of the yoke must clear the 10m line, the whole yoke must clear the start line on the return
Knee sleeves OR wraps allowed (not both)
Log Press – maximum clean reps and press in 60 seconds
+90kg: 85kg (10in log)
-90kg: 70kg (10in log)
+75kg: 60kg (8in log)
-75kg: 50kg (8in log)
The log may be pressed in any manner (press, push press, jerk or split) must be completely locked out at the top, and feet brought back to a pressing position if split
The rep is deemed good on the refs ‘DOWN’ call. If the call is not given, the rep has not been completed
The log must be controlled in some way back to the mats/blocks. If the log is let go above waist height, the rep will be taken away
If the log is thrown at any point, the competitor will ‘zero’ the event
The log may not be rested on the head during the press
Belts, elbow sleeves and wrist wraps allowed
No elbow wraps
Stones – 5 stone run, from lightest to heaviest
Time cap is 90 seconds
Competitor completes a 30m out and back Farmers Carry (15m each way) before starting their attempt at lifting 5 x atlas stones onto the platform. Weight increases with each stone. Once completed, the competitor will complete the farmers carry once again to cross the line for time. Platform is 1.2 metres
Split times will be taken on each stone being successfully loaded. The athlete’s score will be the time taken to complete the whole run, or successful stone completed and the time they did that in
Famers Carry 90kg each hand
Stones 70, 80, 90, 100, 110
Famers Carry 80kg each hand
Stones 50, 70, 80, 90, 100
Famers Carry 60kg each hand
Stones 45, 50, 60, 70, 80
Famers Carry 50kg each hand
Stones 35, 45, 50, 60, 70
The stone must be loaded completely onto the platform for the judge to give a CLEAR call
Belts, elbow and knee sleeves allowed
Shirts are not mandatory. Grip shirts are allowed
Forearm guards are allowed if they do not already have tacky on them
Tacky is NOT allowed in this comp