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Sanctioned:

September 17, 2022

Great Lakes Strongest Man & USS Worlds 82.5kg/Master's 105kg/Men's 50+

$95

Traverse City, MI

Five Events for USS WORLDS and Five Different Events for Great Lakes Strongest Man!!

Here is your chance to qualify for United States Strongman Nationals 2023!! September 17th, at the beautiful Turtle Creek Stadium, the top 3 in the Open Divisions and 1st Place in the Novice Divisions qualify for USS Nationals 2023!!

*Top 3 at United States Strongman Nationals 2022 qualify for USS Men’s WORLDS. If you have podiumed in a previous USS WORLDS you are automatically qualified.

AWARDS

GREAT LAKES STRONGEST MAN 2022

1st Place – Custom Trophy (WHW Open & MSHW Open Win Custom Title Belts)

2nd and 3rd Place - Medals

USS MENS WORLDS

1st Place - $1000 and USS WORLDS Title Belt

2nd Place - $500 and Medal

3rd Place - $250 and Medal

*1st Place in the Women's and Men's Open Classes get CASH PRIZES from FIGHT'S ON and HALE STRENGTH AND SHAPE!!  

*Podium Placings from both GLSM & USS WORLDS will receive an award from CERBERUS STRENGTH!!

*1st Place in the Deadlift from both GLSM & USS WORLDS will receive an award from LIQUID DEATH!!

*VENATOR STRENGTH will be awarding Grip Shirts to all Open Class 1st Place winners of the Axle Clean and Press event, and 1st Place in USS Worlds Press Medley event!! 

*All Competitors will receive an Athlete Badge, Athlete Bag, and swag from some of our sponsors including BORN PRIMITIVE!!

Schedule

Friday, September 16th, 2022

LOCATION: Turtle Creek Stadium

WEIGH INS: 9am - 4pm

Saturday, September 17th, 2022

LOCATION: Turtle Creek Stadium

DOORS OPEN (ATHLETES ONLY): 8am

WEIGH INS: 8am – 9am

DOORS OPEN (SPECTATORS): 9am

WARM UP: 8am – 9:30am

Rules: 9:30am

National Anthem: 9:45

GLSM First Event: 10am

WORLDS First Event: 12pm

RULES

GREAT LAKES STRONGEST MAN 

1.) Axle Clean and Press for Reps: Athletes will clean and press every rep. 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. Axle must be lowered controlled to the floor. Equipment allowed: Sleeves, Grip Shirts (No SC/OSG), Wrist Wraps, and Belt. 

2.) Sandbag/Zercher Yoke Carry: Competitor starts with hands off the sandbag. Athletes will have to carry the sandbag 30ft and load over the yoke. The competitor must then front carry the yoke 30ft across the line. 60 second time limit. NOVICE CLASSES ALLOWED MULTIPLE DROPS ON YOKE, OPEN CLASSES ALLOWED ONE DROP. Equipment allowed: Sleeves, Grip Shirts (No SC/OSG), Wrist Wraps, Gloves, and Belt. 

3.) Max 18 Inch Deadlift (National Record Breaker): Deadlift Bar. 60-second time limit per attempt. Three attempts. Wessels Rule applies. No Sumo. Hitching is allowed. 18” measured from the center of the bar to the floor. Hips and knees locked. Must wait for a down command from the judge. Equipment allowed: Lifting straps, Suits, Sleeves, and belt. 

4.) Frame Carry: Competitor will have 60 seconds to carry the frame 30ft. Time stops once frame crosses the line. Equipment allowed: Sleeves, Chalk, Wrist Wraps, and Belt. No lifting straps, gloves, or tacky allowed.

5.) Keg Over Bar for Reps: Competitor starts with hands off the keg. Athletes will have 60 seconds to load the keg over bar. Repeat as many times as possible for 60 seconds. Women’s Classes load over 48” height, Men’s Classes load over 52” height. Equipment allowed: Gloves, Grip Shirts (No SC/OSG), Wrist Wraps, and Belt. 

NO TACKY OR TACKY TOWELS ALLOWED FOR ANY EVENT OF GLSM.

Events and Weights subject to change. 

 

USS MENS WORLDS

1.) Car Squat: Athletes will have 60 seconds to complete as many squats as possible. Equipment testing and height measurements will take place at weigh-ins on 9/16. Athletes will have access to the Car Squat prior to event starting time on 9/17. Athletes will descend down into a squat until frame touches the ground. The athlete will squat back up once the frame touches the ground. Athletes will receive a good lift “Squat” call to continue lifting. Athletes must be in a standing upright position to receive a “Squat” call. Equipment allowed: Chalk, Sleeves, Squat Suits, Wraps, and Belt. 

2.) Press Medley (CDB, Keg, Log): Athletes will have 60 seconds to clean and press the circus dumbbell first, then the keg, and then clean and press each rep on the log for as many reps as possible with the remaining time left. 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. Implements must be controlled to the floor. Equipment allowed: Chalk, Sleeves, Grip Shirts (No SC/OSG), Wrist Wraps, and Belt. 

  • CDB 165lbs (Press Once)
  • Keg 220lbs (Press Once)
  • Log 265lbs (For Reps)

3.) Husafell Stone Carry (Max Distance): The Husafell Stone will start on top of a box. Athletes will front carry the husafell stone for max distance with a 40ft turn around. Only the athlete’s foot needs to touch the line in order to turn around. No shouldering the stone or using a weight belt as a shelf. Carry stops once the stone is dropped. Equipment allowed: Chalk, Grip Shirts (No SC/OSG), Wrist Wraps, and Belt. NO TACKY. 

  • Husafell Stone 350lbs

4.) Car Deadlift: Athletes will have 60 seconds to complete as many deadlifts as possible. Front handle deadlift. Athlete will receive a “Down” call and a “Lift” for each rep. Equipment allowed: Chalk, Sleeves, Deadlift Suits, Wraps, Wrist Straps (No Hooks) and Belt. 

5.) Atlas Stone Series: Athletes will have 60 seconds load 5 Atlas Stones over a 52” high hitching post. Athletes will start with their hands on the post. Time stops when the last stone is over the post or the athlete is unable to complete the series. Equipment allowed: Chalk, Tacky, Grip Shirts (No SC/OSG), Sleeves, Wrist Wraps, and Belt.

  • 5 Stones (240lbs, 275lbs, 315lbs, 335lbs, 355lbs)

TACKY ONLY ALLOWED FOR USS WORLDS ATLAS STONES SERIES.

Itinerary

Hotel Info: TBA (Traverse City is a popular destination for vacationing year round. Using Airbnb or VRBO is a great way to get better pricing on lodging.)

Cherry Capital Airport (TVC): 15 Minutes from Turtle Creek Stadium

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR): 2 Hours and 17 Minutes from Turtle Creek Stadium.

Bishop International Airport (FNT): 2 Hours and 50 Minutes from Turtle Creek Stadium.

Detroit Metro Airport (DTW): 4 Hours and 2 Minutes from Turtle Creek Stadium.

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Interested in Sponsoring?? 
Send an email to george@greatlakesstrongestman.com

The event will take place at the stadium even if rain is in the forecast.
Events and Weights subject to change.

Turtle Creek Stadium
333 Stadium Dr
Traverse City, MI 49685
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Sep 17, 2022

Start Time
9:00 AM
Meet Director
George Bullard
traversecitybulkyboys@gmail.com
231-944-0460

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Events and Weights
Division Axle Clean and Press for RepsSandbag/Zercher Yoke Carry Max 18 Inch Deadlift (National Record Breaker)Frame CarryKeg Over Bar for Reps
Novice W LW (165-)105100/230225 250115
Novice W HW (165+)115135/280225300135
Open W LW (132-)115135/280225300135
Open W MW (165-)135176/360225350155
Open W HW (198-)165200/410225400185
Masters W MW (165-)115135/280225300135
Masters W HW (+)135176/360225350155
Novice M HW (220+)220220/540455530225
Novice M LW (220-)200200/450455480205
Worlds Men 82.5kgTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Open M LW (181-)220220/540455530225
Open M MW (198-)250250/580455620255
Open M MW (220-)250250/580455620255
Open M HW (275-)290300/630455660285
Open M SHW (+)320330/720455710325
Worlds Masters M 105kgTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Worlds Masters M 50+TBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Masters M MW (220-)220220/540455530225
Masters M HW (+)250250/580455600255

Regular Price
$95
Registration Closes Aug 26, 2022

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 190 athletes.
3 spots remain.
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