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June 30, 2024

Alaska Scottish Strongman

$75

palmer, AK

4th Annual strongman show held at the Alaska Scottish Highland games. 

Kilts are Mandatory to Compete! Make sure to get yours. 

*Please make sure you have your United states strongman membership card up to date.*

Competitor Event Information Scottish Strongman 

Admission / Parking: Parking is at the yellow gate for competitors. As a competitor you will be able to enter the highland games on Sunday for free since you will be competing We will have a member of AOI with your name on a list and your entrance ticket if you have not received Prior to Sunday. Any issues call 907-687-5522. Family, friends, or spectators will have to pay to enter the highland games. 

Tickets: As a competitor you get to enter Sunday June 30th for free as stated above. if you are able to weigh in the day before we will be able to give you your ticket for Sunday. If you are not able to weigh in the day before we will have a person standing at the front of purple gate wearing a competition shirt so you can enter for free on Sunday. If you run into problems, please free to contact us at the iron podium event page contact info. 

Event location: If you haven’t been to the highland games before. It is held at the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer Alaska. It will be held at the Scottish strength field.  

Address for the highland games:

2075 Glenn Hwy

Palmer, Ak 99645

Enter time: The Highland games are over two days Saturday & Sunday. Both days the purple gate opens at 8am. The Scottish strongman is held on Sunday June 30 at 10am. 

Weigh ins:

Saturday June 29 at Anchor of iron gym from 4pm-7pm

Sunday June 30 day of competition at 9am 

Anchor of Iron gym address for weigh ins

Unit E

625 W 59th Ave

Anchorage, Ak 99518

Start time: Rules briefing will start at 10am.     

 

    Events and Rules: 

EVENT 1: Axle Clean & press

60 second time limit. Athlete may start with their hands on the implement. On the command "Go" the athlete can then began to clean and press the axle over head. when athlete has the bar overhead and in control the down command will be given and the athlete can then clean and press the axle over again. athlete will continue this until time runs out or athlete can not continue on. Again the athlete must clean and press each rep. that means you will clean and then press each rep for it to count. 

A Good lift: Athlete must clean and press axle fully above the head with both arms locked, legs and feet in line. While showing control. Once the signal is given for a good lift the athlete must return the axle to the floor under control. Dropping the axle will result in a “NO Lift” (unless the athlete is clearly bailing from an attempt). "No Belt cleans" This is where the bar rest on the top of a hard belt in between the transition of the lift.

Equipment Allowed: Chalk, Knee sleeves, Knee Wraps, Elbow sleeves, Wrist wraps, Elbow wraps, Belts, Built up belt (one soft belt & one hard belt), Grip shirts

Equipment NOT Allowed: Tacky or Towel Tacky, Supportive suits, straps of any kind 

 

EVENT 2: Natural stone to shoulder

60 second time limit. Athlete will start standing in front of the stones. On the GO command the athlete will shoulder a series of stones increasing in weight in the fastest time possible. . As the athlete completes the first stone. They can then move down the line. Once the athlete runs out of time or can’t complete a successful lift, the last weight they lifted will be recorded. Stone must be cleaned to the shoulder. Opposite arm has to be extended for the rep to count. the stone must be set back on the ground before the athlete can begin to move to the next stone.

Equipment Allowed: Chalk, Knee sleeves, Knee Wraps, Elbow sleeves, Wrist wraps, Elbow wraps, Belts, Built up belt (one soft belt & one hard belt), Grip shirts, 

Equipment NOT Allowed: Tacky or Towel Tacky, Supportive suits, 

 

EVENT 3: Deadlift for reps

60 second time limit. Athletes can start hands on the bar on the command "GO", athlete will start deadlifting the first rep once the athlete is given the down command. athlete will then lower the bar back down in a controlled manner. once the bar is back on the ground the athlete can then begin their next rep. they will continue to deadlift for reps until the time limit is reached. 

Good Lift: Athlete must lift the barbell to a standing position with head up, shoulders back, legs and feet in line. Once the "DOWN" signal is given for the lift, the athlete must return the bar to the floor under control. Dropping the bar will result in a “No lift.”

Equipment Allowed: Chalk, Knee sleeves, Knee Wraps, Elbow sleeves, Wrist wraps, Elbow wraps, Belts, Built up belt (one soft belt & one hard belt), straps, figure 8 straps 

Equipment NOT Allowed: Tacky or Towel Tacky, Supportive suits, 

 

EVENT 4: Sandbag Walk

60 second time limit. Athlete will start in front of the sandbag. On the command GO. the athlete will pick up the sandbag *must be carried in front of athlete, not shouldered or held above head* and began to carry the sandbag to the opposite sideline, Athlete & sandbag must go around the opposite sideline cone before the Athlete can begin going back in the opposite direction. Same must be completed if Athlete reaches the opposite sideline again. Athlete keeps going until time runs out and distance will be measured. Athletes will also not be allowed to rest the sandbag in anyway. example: stopping in sitting down and resting the sandbag on your legs for a period of time and then starting again. 

Distance: TBD

Equipment Allowed: Chalk, Knee sleeves, Knee Wraps, Elbow sleeves, Wrist wraps, Elbow wraps, Belts, Built up belt (one soft belt & one hard belt), Grip shirts, 

Equipment NOT Allowed: Tacky or Towel Tacky, Supportive suits, 

 

EVENT 5: Mystery Event

60 second time limit.  Implements must be loaded in ascending order. 

Equipment Allowed: Chalk, Knee sleeves, Knee Wraps, Elbow sleeves, Wrist wraps, Elbow wraps, Belts, Built up belt (one soft belt & one hard belt), Grip shirts, 

Equipment NOT Allowed: Tacky or Towel Tacky, Supportive suits, 

Alaska State Fair Grounds
2075 Glenn Hwy Palmer, AK 99645
palmer, AK 99645
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Jun 30, 2024

Start Time
10:00 AM
Meet Director
Candace Zinn
anchor.of.iron@gmail.com
561-315-4054

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Events and Weights
Division Axle Clean & Press Natural Stone to shoulder Deadlift for repsSandbag walk Mystery Event
Novice Women (Single Class)105Max Effort 225100TBD
Open W LW (132-)115Max Effort 255125TBD
Open W MW (165-)125Max Effort 275150TBD
Open W HW (198-)145Max Effort 315175TBD
Open W SHW (+)165Max Effort 345200TBD
Masters Women (Single Class)115Max Effort 255125TBD
Teen W LW (165-)80Max Effort 13550TBD
Teen W HW (165+)80Max Effort 13550TBD
Novice Men (Single Class)200Max Effort 405175TBD
Open M LW (181-)220Max Effort 500200TBD
Open M MW (220-)240Max Effort 545250TBD
Open M HW (275-)260Max Effort 575265TBD
Open M SHW (+)280Max Effort 605300TBD
Masters Men (Single Class)220Max Effort 500200TBD
Teen M LW (220-)170Max Effort 315100TBD
Teen M HW (220+)170Max Effort 315100TBD

Regular Price
$75
Registration Closes Jun 28, 2024

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 50 athletes.
34 spots remain.
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