September 25, 2021

Great Lakes Strongest Man


Traverse City, MI

Here is your chance to qualify for United States Strongman Nationals 2022!! September 25th, at the beautiful Turtle Creek Stadium, the top 3 in the Open Divisions and 1st Place in the Novice Divisions qualify for USS Nationals 2022!!

Friday, September 24th, 2021

LOCATION: Turtle Creek Stadium

WEIGH INS: 10am – 4pm


Saturday, September 25th, 2021

LOCATION: Turtle Creek Stadium


WEIGH INS: 8am – 9am


WARM UP: 8am – 9:30am

Rules: 9:30am

National Anthem: 9:45

Log Press: 10am


1.) Log Clean and Press for Reps: Athletes can clean the log once and press away. Athletes will have 60 seconds to complete as many reps as possible. Strict press, push press, split jerk, and push jerk all allowed. Elbows must be locked overhead, and head through to receive a down call. DO NOT DROP THE WEIGHT FROM OVERHEAD. YOU WILL RECEIVE A ZERO FOR THIS EVENT. Log must be lowered controlled to the floor. Equipment allowed: Sleeves, Grip Shirts (no SC/OSG), Wrist Wraps, and Belt.


2.) Farmers Hold: Hold for time. Both handles must break the ground for time to start. Time stops once the handles are dropped/set down. Equipment allowed: Sleeves, Chalk, Wrist Wraps, and Belt. No lifting straps, gloves, or tacky allowed.


3.) Wagon Wheel Axle Deadlift for Reps: Axle bar height will be set at 13”. Athletes will have 60 seconds to deadlift the bar as many times as possible. Athletes must wait for a “Down” call. Tap and Go allowed. No Sumo. Equipment allowed: Lifting Straps, Suits, Sleeves, and belt.


4.) Sandbag to Shoulder: Competitor starts with hands off the sandbag. Athletes will have 60 seconds to clean the sandbag to shoulder. The competitor must remove one hand to show control and wait for a down call. Repeat as many times for 60 seconds. Equipment allowed: Gloves, Grip Shirts (No SC/OSG), Wrist Wraps, and Belt. NO Stone Sleeves.


5.) Power Stairs: Weight handle will start on the platform. Competitor will start on the judges call with hands off the handle. The competitor will lift the handle up four 14” high steps to the top. Weight must be on the top step with hands off to stop the time. 60 second time limit. Equipment allowed: Wrist Wraps, and Belt. No Lifting Strap or Gloves.

*Competitor order is reverse order of signup for the first 4 events. Sign up first, compete last. Competitor order changed to placing for the 5th event. 


Events and Weights subject to change.

Turtle Creek Stadium
333 Stadium Dr
Traverse City, MI 49685
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Sep 25, 2021

Start Time
9:00 AM
Meet Director
George Bullard

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Events and Weights
Division Log Clean and Press for RepsFarmers Hold for TimeWagon Wheel Axle Deadlift for RepsSandbag to Shoulder for RepsPower Stairs
Novice W LW (165-)105125250100180
Novice W HW (165+)125150300135200
Open W LW (132-)125150300100200
Open W MW (165-)145175350135250
Open W HW (198-)165200400176275
Masters W MW (165-)125150300100200
Masters W HW (+)145175350135250
Novice M LW (220-)185225500200300
Novice M HW (220+)205250550220350
Open M LW (181-)205250550200350
Open M MW (198-)245275600220400
Open M MW (220-)245275600220400
Open M HW (275-)285300650250450
Open M SHW (+)305320700250500
Masters M MW (220-)205250550200350
Masters M HW (+)245275600220400

Regular Price
Registration Closes Sep 01, 2021

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