7th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest 2018


The 7th Annual Charm City Strongwoman Contest is here!!

This contest is a Memorial Contest for my sister Charlotte Bohn who died on February 11, 2015 after a 3 1/2 year battle with colon cancer. She was my inspiration and my other half. She was also as strong as she was beautiful.

This contest is for her and for ALL the strong women out there.

The contest will take place on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 9am – 5pm.

There are eight divisions. The limit is 20 women per division.

Lightweight Novice: 140 and under

Middleweight Novice:140.1-185

Heavyweight Novice: 185.1 and over

Lightweight Open: 140 and under

Middleweight Open: 140.1 – 185

Heavyweight Open: 185.1 and over

Masters Lightweight: 155 and under

Masters Heavyweight: 155.1 and over

Masters: Women 40 and up. Must be 40 years young on or before September 16, 2018. 

Masters will lift the same weights as LW Open. 

(n.b. The meet directors reserve the right to move you from class to class based on their discretion the day of the event. Divisions will be combined if there are not more than 5 in a division.)


(Important Note: The weights and events below are subject to change.)

1) Weight for Distance: Sandbag throw

Each contestant has 60 seconds to throw a 40lb sandbag for distance. Rules TBA.

2) Deadlift for max reps

Each contestant has 60 seconds to deadlift the bar for as man reps as possible. Bar must be placed on the ground completely before the next rep. NO BOUNCING. You will be “No repped” for bouncing. Straps are allowed.

LWN: 205lbs

MWN: 245lbs

HWN: 275lbs

LWO/MA: 245lbs

MWO: 275lbs

HWO: 315lbs




3) Press Medley: Barbell x 2 reps, Axle x 1 rep, Log x ARAMP. 

Each contestant has 60 seconds to press each implement for the set number of reps. Weight will remain the same for all implements.

LWN: 85lbs

MWN: 100lbs

HWN: 115lbs

LWO/MA: 100lbs

MWO: 115lbs

HWO: 135lbs

Barbell press

4) Rolling Thunder Grip Event for Time

Each competitor will hold the implement in one hand for time. 

LWN: 60lbs

MW: 70lbs

HWN: 80lbs

LWO/MA: 70lbs

MW: 80lbs

HWO: 90lbs

5) Duck Walk/Carry Medley

Each competitor will have 60 seconds to duck walk their weight 5o feet, carry a keg 50 feet, and carry a sandbag 50 feet.

LWN: 15olb duck walk, 90lb keg, 90lb sandbag

MW: 185lb duck walk, 100lb keg, 100lb sandbag

HWN:205lb duck walk, 125lb keg, 125lb sandbag

LWO/MA: 185lb duck walk, 100lb keg, 100lb sandbag

MWO: 205lb duck walk, 125lb keg, 125lb sandbag

HWO: 225lb duck walk, 150lb keg, 150lb sandbag


We also have a Fundraising Page through Ulman to help raise money for the organization.

All proceeds from the Charm City Strongwoman Contest benefit the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, who create a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer.

We will also be doing a Charm City Strongwoman Raffle to help benefit Ulman. We will raffle off baskets as well as gift cards to local Charm City businesses. 😉

Registration Information

ENTRY FEE: The entry fee is $55.  Please pay directly below using the Pay Pal button.

REGISTRATION FORM: Please download the registration form by clicking here.

Please make sure to still mail in your registration form OR you will not be officially registered.

If you would like to pay by check, please mail in your check and registration form to the address below. 

Please mail all forms and payment to:

Emily Socolinsky

609 South Kenwood Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21224

All profit will benefit the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults for prevention and research.

This registration fee is non-refundable.

WEIGH-IN’S: Weigh-in’s will be held on Saturday, September 15 from 10am- 2pm and on Sunday, September 16 from 8-9:00am.

DEADLINE: Registration is open until August 31,2018. However, if you would like a t-shirt, please get your registration in by August 16, 2018. Thank you! 



Middleweight Novice is now CLOSED!!! Sold out!!!

You can contact me to get on the wait list. Email me at emily@fivex3.com.

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