November 13, 2021

Big Tex Winter Rumble 5.0


Live streaming by ADL Live

Austin, TX

The Big Tex Events and ADL Live are proud to present: 

Big Tex Winter Rumble 5.0!


This competition will have the Pro (qualifier) Division ....Which means a chance for USS Athletes to get qualify to get their FIRST USS INTERNATIONAL PRO CARD in 2022!

Come on out on 11/13/2021, Veterans Day Weekend ... to test your mettle on some classic Strongman events. This event will be in conjunction with powerlifting, straight curl, and bodybuilding, an entire fitness expo! There will be vendors/sponsors, music, food, games and fun for both competitors and spectators alike! Check out the details below!


To Celebrate this Weekend:

1. All military personnel will get 50% off entry fee (ID or DD214 require for proof)!

2. For every registration, we will donate a membership to a veteran! (You do not have to be a veteran to enter this event). 




Contest Directors/Promoters: Jon Eklund, Stephen Moore, Robert Impastato, Esther Chou

Contact: Jon Eklund  (jetrainingbtg@gmail.com) or Stephen Moore (ironguildstrength@gmail.com)

Date & Time: 11/13/21 at 9:30am

Entry Deadline: Entries will be taken until the day before the contest but you must enter by 10/30/2021 to have a T-shirt included with entry. Due to our contractual obligations, all athletes that do not sign up before we order shirts must buy a contest T-shirt for the show. We will sell them at cost, usually they are only $7-12 for athletes and $20 for spectators on event date.


----- HOTEL INFO -----

Fairmont Austin

101 Red River St.

Austin, TX 78701, US



----- Athletes INFO ----


Weigh-in: Friday 11/12/21  from 9:00am-11:00am and 5:00-7:00pm at Big Tex:

Location: Big Tex Gym 

1921 Cedar Bend Dr. #A130, Austin, TX 78758


Saturday 11/13/21 from 7:00am-8:00am at the contest venue:

Location: Austin Convention Center

500 E. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701


Event Facebook Page:

With updates and exciting sponsors and prizes announcements:

Click Here: https://fb.me/e/Xmvj0nyc


----- AWARDS -----

$500 for top OPEN male and female athletes. 

$200 for all OPEN first place winners 

& trophies & goody bags for 1-3rd place in all divisions/classes. 

There must be 5 in each weight class for the cash prize

Winner of the Pro Class goes to Pro Internationals as well!

Pro class must have a minimum 6 athletes to receive an invite. Min. of 5 to receive prize money to the top 3, but no invite.

If there are 4 or less, you can go into your respective weight class in the amateurs for a chance to win prize money there and go to amatuer nationals.

Divisions: **Weight classes/class sub divisions will be combined if there are less than 5 competitors signed up**

Men & Women:

  • Novice- LW/HW
  • Open- LW/MW/HW
  • Hero
  • Masters
  • Pro (Open to all looking to earn "Pro" status)




Arm-over-Arm Truck Pull

Athletes will grab a thick rope, starting in a standing or seated position and pull the truck for 50 feet.


Circus DB Overhead Medley

Athletes will press a series of Circus Dumbbells ranging in various weights.
C&P (clean & press) each implement x 1.
Last implement to be repped out in remaining time.


Strongman Battle

Best 2 out of 3. 

2 athletes will push a pole against one another to try and drive the each other out of the ring.

for reference: Link

Death Medley: Tire to Sled Drag

Flip a Tire for 50 ft followed by a 50 ft sled drag.

Athletes will start at the tire. When given the "START" command, athletes choose to either begin their event by flipping the tire or running down to the sled and starting there. You DO NOT have to finish 1 implement before beginning the other. You can choose to stop 1 event and go to the other to obtain maximum distance. Ex- If you get half way down the field with the Tire and cannot seem to continue, you can opt to go to the sled and finish the race. Measurement will the be taken. 

Mystery Event - To Be Announced

Tie Breaker Event-

Any tie in the final Top 3 will be contested in a Strongman Battle. To be determine week of contest.
Examples are - Tug of War | Pole Push | MAS Wrestling 

Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701
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Nov 13, 2021

Start Time
5:38 PM
Meet Director
Jon Eklund/ Co-Stephen Moore

Sponsored by

Events and Weights
Division Arm Over Arm Truck PullDB Overhead MedleyStrongman Battle: Pole PushDeath Medley: Tire to Sled DragMystery Event
Novice W LW (165-)TBD25, 40, 50, 70TBDTire- 250TBD
Pro WomenTBD90, 110, 130, 150TBDTire- 600TBD
Novice W HW (165+)TBD25, 40, 50, 70TBDTire- 250TBD
Open W LW (132-)TBD30, 50, 65, 85TBDTire- 400TBD
Open W MW (148-)TBD40, 60, 80, 100 TBDTire- 400TBD
Open W MW (165-)TBD40, 60, 80, 100 TBDTire- 400TBD
Open W HW (181-)TBD50,70, 90,110TBDTire- 500TBD
Open W HW (198-)TBD50,70, 90,110TBDTire- 500TBD
Open W SHW (+)TBD70, 90, 110, 130TBDTire- 500TBD
Masters Women (Single Class)TBD30, 50, 65, 85TBDTire- 400TBD
Hero Women (Single Class)TBD30, 50, 65, 85TBDTire- 400TBD
Pro MenTBD140, 280, 200, 240TBDHEAVY TireTBD
Novice M LW (220-)TBD80,100, 110, 130TBDTire- 500TBD
Novice M HW (220+)TBD80,100, 110, 130TBDTire- 500TBD
Open M LW (165-)TBD90, 110, 130, 150TBDTire- 600TBD
Open M LW (181-)TBD90, 110, 130, 150TBDTire- 600TBD
Open M MW (198-)TBD100, 120, 140, 180TBDTire- 600TBD
Open M MW (220-)TBD100, 120, 140, 180TBDTire- 600TBD
Open M HW (242-)TBD120, 140, 160, 200TBDTire- 700TBD
Open M HW (275-)TBD120, 140, 160, 200TBDTire- 700TBD
Open M SHW (+)TBD120, 150, 180, 220TBDTire- 700TBD
Masters Men (Single Class)TBD90, 110, 130, 150TBDTire- 500TBD
Hero Men (Single Class)TBD90, 110, 130, 150TBDTire- 500TBD

Early Bird Price
Available until Oct 15, 2021

Regular Price
Registration Closes Oct 31, 2021

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 150 athletes.
141 spots remain.
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