February 17, 2024

Abominable Swoleman


Williston, VT

This event will be held indoors.  Spectators can bring their own chairs.  Weigh-ins will be on Friday, February 16, 2024, from 8am-10am and from 3pm-6pm at the venue. We will also allow weigh-ins the day of the event from 8am-9am for those who cannot make it the previous day.  The rules meeting will be at 9:00am before the start of the event.  All competitors are required to attend.

This contest is a sanctioned event with the United States Strongman.  Up-to-date memberships are required to compete for ALL CLASSES.  Please remember, memberships run on the calendar year.

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The Overhead Medley event will include a clean and press of the circus dumbbell, sandbag, keg and log (in that order) [weights above are in that order]. Down commands will be given. Fastest time with attempt ending at 60 seconds.  Chalk, wrist wraps, elbow sleeves and belts are permitted. No grip shirts, gloves or elbow wraps.  

The Stone to Shoulder event is a max reps in 60 seconds. Time will start when the judge gives the "go" command. Athlete will shoulder the stone using both hands if needed. Down commands will be given by the judge once the second had has been removed. Sleeves, belts, tacky towels, grip shirts and chalk allowed.  No gloves or tacky permitted.

The Yoke Run event will have a 60 second time limit to finish the carry the full 45ft. Athlete will be allowed to set up the pick and can lift the yoke on the judge's "go" command (time will start at this time). Time will end once the athlete has crossed the 45ft line. Belts grip shirts and chalk allowed. 

The Farmers Hold event is a hold for max time. Time starts on lockout and ends when either implement hits the floor. This event will be a USS National Record and Vermont State Record attempt.  Weight listed is per hand. Belt and chalk allowed.

The Hand Over Hand Pull event is for quickest time. Athletes will be seated with a brace at the feet. Pull will be hand over hand for 50ft. Time will begin when judge says "go" and ends when the car crosses the 50ft line.  Belt and Chalk allowed. Gloves allowed.

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340 Avenue D
Williston, VT 05495
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Feb 17, 2024

Start Time
9:00 AM
Meet Director
Jazmin Averbuck

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Events and Weights
Division Overhead MedleyStone to ShoulderYoke RunFarmers HoldHand Over Hand Pull
Novice Women (Single Class)65|70|75|11075392by weight classIt'll be heavy
Open W LW (132-)75|100|100|11075392120It'll be heavy
Open W MW (165-)75|100|100|11092432150It'll be heavy
Open W HW (198-)90|100|100|120135472180It'll be heavy
Open W SHW (+)90|100|100|130135512210It'll be heavy
Masters W LW (132-)65|70|75|11075392120It'll be heavy
Masters W MW (165-)75|70|75|11075392150It'll be heavy
Masters W LW (165-) 50+65|70|75|11075392120It'll be heavy
Masters W HW (+)75|70|75|11092392150It'll be heavy
Masters W HW (165+) 50+65|70|75|11075392150It'll be heavy
Masters Women 60+65|70|75|11075392by weight classIt'll be heavy
Novice Men (Single Class)100|120|150|200135552by weight classIt'll be heavy
Open M LW (181-)100|150|150|200135552220It'll be heavy
Open M MW (220-)100|200|150|200135592250It'll be heavy
Open M HW (275-)150|220|200|250147632280It'll be heavy
Open M SHW (+)150|220|200|250147672310It'll be heavy
Masters M MW (220-)100|150|150|200135552220It'll be heavy
Masters M LW (220-) 50+100|120|150|200135512220It'll be heavy
Masters M HW (+)100|150|150|200135592250It'll be heavy
Masters M HW (220+) 50+100|120|150|200135552250It'll be heavy
Masters Men 60+100|120|150|200135512by weight classIt'll be heavy

Early Bird Price
Available until Dec 15, 2023

Regular Price
Registration Closes Jan 17, 2024

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 35 athletes.
17 spots remain.