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It’s here ladies! The 2nd Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest! Whoo-hoo! We had such a blast last year and we know that this year’s contest will be bigger and better than last year’s!!!
The contest will take place on Sunday, September 15 from 9am – 4pm. There will be two competition classes: Fun Group (beginner level) and Advanced Group (exercise/ strength train regularly)
Please note: The meet directors reserve the right to move you from class to class based on their discretion the day of the event.
The events for the 2013 contest are as follows:
Weight for height: Each contestant has 75 seconds to throw six medicine balls over a bar at a fixed height. Medicine balls will be two 10lb balls, two 15lb balls and two 20lb balls. Fun Group: 10′ bar height; Advanced Group: 12′ bar height.
Car Pull: Each contestant has 75 seconds to pull a car for 50 feet. This is a hand over hand seated pull using a 1.5″ rope with feet braced. Fun Group will pull a lighter car. Advanced Group will pull a heavier car.
Deadlift for Max Reps: Each contestant has 75 seconds to pull as many reps as possible. Straps may be used. Fun Group: 155lbs; Advanced Group: 225lbs. Each rep must be pulled to lockout from a dead stop. Touch-and-go reps are not allowed. Sumo deadlifts are not allowed. Conventional only.
Press Medley: Dumbbell, Kettlebell, Barbell, Sandbag. Each contestant has 75 seconds to press each weight one time. Fun Group: 40lb dumbbell, 20kg kettlebell, 75lb barbell, 70lb sandbag; Advanced Group: 50lb dumbbell, 24kg kettlebell, 110lb barbell, 90lb sandbag. All weights must be cleaned to the shoulder from the floor prior to pressing to full lockout. Two hands are allowed for cleaning weights but dumbbells and kettlebells must be pressed with one hand only. Continental cleans are allowed for the barbell and the sandbag. Push presses and jerks are allowed. Straps are not allowed.
Loading Race: Each contestant has 75 seconds to pick up and carry four sandbags a distance of 30 feet and load them on to a 36-40″ platform. Fun Group: Four 70 lb sandbags; Advanced Group: Two 70 lb sandbags, one 90lb sandbag and one 100lb sandbag.
Chalk is allowed for all events but tacky is not allowed for any event.
All entrants will receive a meet T-Shirt. Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner of each division.
Applications will be accepted up until September 5, 2013. In order to receive a t-shirt, all applications must be in by August 15, 2013.
Space is limited to 16 women PER division.
The entry fee is $50 and all profit will help benefit the Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation for prevention and research. This registration fee is non-refundable. All contestants will also have the option to create a First Giving Page to help raise money for the organization. A link to creating your page can be found here. More information about this to come shortly!
Please contact Fivex3 training or Emily Socolinsky at email@example.com for details. Please make all checks payable to Fivx3 Training LLC.
Please download the registration form by clicking here.
Is this event open to all women – even those that don’t train at Fivex3? I have a few people in mind that I’d like to share this with. And, will the event fill up if it reaches a certain number of entrants? Thanks for the help … And, congrats on hosting it for the 2nd year!
Hi Geoff! It’s open to ALL women of strength!!! The Fun Group is filled already and we have three openings in the Advanced Group. Everyone needs to get there registrations in ASAP! I will open two slots on the waiting list for both groups once all registration is in. Thank you for your interest!