April 20, 2024

Battle of the Rhinos 5


Carol Stream, IL

PROMOTER: Chris DaLoia Email: Christopher.DaLoia@yahoo.com Phone: 224-213-4191

DATE: Saturday, April 20th, 2024

TIME: 10:00 AM Start Time (Contestants check in by 9:00 am)

WEIGH-INS: Friday, April 19th 10am to noon & 4pm to 8pm at contest site &

Saturday Apr 20th, 2024 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

(Please bring current Strongman Corporation Membership)

LOCATION: SURGE TO NEW LEVELS; 330 s Main place, Carol Stream, IL 60188


WOMEN (LW Women, MW Women, HW Women) Novice Women

MEN (LW Men, MW Men, HW Men, SHW Men), Novice Men

classes will be divided if we have more than 5 competitors


AWARDS: Trophies for class winners.

Qualification for Regionals/ Nationals: 

If there are 2-5 athletes in a class:

  • 1st place - Qualifies for Nationals and Regionals
  • 2nd - Qualifies for Regionals
  • 3rd - Qualifies for Regionals

If there are 6+ athletes in a class:

  • 1st - qualifies for Nationals and Regionals
  • 2nd - qualifies for Nationals and Regionals
  • 3rd - qualifies for Regionals
  • 4th - qualifies for Regionals


ENTRY FEE: $100 up until day of contest. Includes cost of T-shirt

Spectators will pay a $15 entry fee 

Payable by PayPal or In house registration prior to registration deadlines (paying the spectator fee ahead of time is much appreciated and will make things go much smoother.) 

PayPal: surgetonewlevels@gmail.com

Contact for other payment options with complete registration form

You may also send in entry forms via e-mail to Christopher.DaLoia@yahoo.com (text or call to confirm I received) 

*Entries received are non-refundable*


Rules will be covered day of the event at rules meeting as well. 

EVENT 1: Last Man Standing Log 

  • Log will increase in weight by 10lb increments until there is only 1 competitor remaining.
  • Women will press of a 10” log and men will press off a 12” log.
  • Competitors can jump in and attempt any weight however once a competitor misses, he or she can not go down in weight. Once missed competitor is out.
  • Chalk, belt, wrist wraps, grip shirt, knee/ elbow sleeves.

EVENT 2: Tire Squat 

  • Athlete will have 60 seconds to complete as many reps as possible.
  • Athlete will be squatting out of a combo rack and will be giving down commands but NOT up commands, it is the athletes responsibility to touch the box for a rep to be considered successful.
  • Athlete can un-rack and walk out then once judge says “Squat” time will start.
  • Belt, Suits, chalk, knee wraps allowed.

EVENT 3: Fingal Finger 

  • Athlete will have 60s to flip the finger for a total of 6 reps, fasted time to complete all 6 flips or highest number of reps completed wins the event.
  • Chalk, belt and wrist wraps allowed.

EVENT 4: Deadlift Ladder 

  • OSG style with the 5th bar being a mammoth bar
  • Athletes will have 90s to pull all 5 DL bars.
  • Athlete must wait for the down command for each rep to be considered a successful rep.
  • Suits allowed.

EVENT 5: Stone carry load over the bar 

  • Athletes will have 60s to carry 15’ 10’ 5’ and load atlas stones over a yoke cross bar.
  • Men will load over 54” women will load over 48”
  • Tacky or any grip aid allowed.

*All weights/ events are subject to change, but we will do our best to stay true to the above list and will notify via social media if there are any changes.   

Surge To New Levels Gym
330 S Main Pl
Carol Stream, IL 60188
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Apr 20, 2024

Start Time
10:00 AM
Meet Director
Chris DaLoia
Events and Weights
Division Last Man Standing Log WSM Style Tire Squat Fingal Finger Flip Dead Lift Ladder Stone Carry and Load
Novice W MW (160.4-)Max250300225,255,275,315,365- Mammothbar150,175,200
Novice W HW (+)Max300350255,275,315,365, 405- Mammothbar175,200,225
Open W LW (140.4-)Max250300225,255,275,315,365- Mammothbar150,175,200
Open W MW (180.4-)Max300350255,275,315,365, 405- Mammothbar175,200,225
Open W HW (+)Max400400275,315,365, 405,455- Mammothbar200,230,250
Novice M MW (231.4-)Max450500455,495,545,585,635-Mammoth bar230,250,280
Novice M HW (300.4-)Max550550495,545,585,635,675-Mammoth bar280,300,315
Open M LW (175.4-)Max450500455,495,545,585,635-Mammoth bar230,250,280
Open M MW (231.4-)Max550550495,545,585,635,675-Mammoth bar280,300,315
Open M HW (300.4-)Max650600545,585,635,675,725-Mammoth bar335,350,385
Masters M MW (231.4-)Max450550455,495,545,585,635-Mammoth bar280,300,315
Masters M HW (300.4-)Max550550495,545,585,635,675-Mammoth bar230,250,280

Regular Price
Registration Closes Apr 20, 2024

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 65 athletes.
50 spots remain.
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