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October 6, 2024

King Kong: California III

$40

Thousand Oaks, CA

12th Annual International King Kong Grip Challenge

"The Biggest Grip Sport Contest on the Planet" 

Main Contest Date: Saturday, October 26th, 2024

Multi-City Mega Contest

Events:

2.25” Crusher (FBBC) – 6” Lift
Pinch Block (IronMind) – 6” Lift
Finnish Ball (Otevoima) – 13” Lift
Little Big Horn (IronMind) – 6” Lift

Divisions:

Men: 59kg / 66kg / 74kg / 83kg / 93kg / 105kg / 120kg / 120+kg
Men’s Masters 50+ Years: 93kg / 93+kg
Women: 57 kg / 63kg / 72kg / 84kg / 100kg / 100+kg
Women’s Masters 50+ Years: Open

Youth Divisions (offered at individual promoters' discretion):

Boys 7 and under
Boys 8-10
Boys 11-13
Boys 14-15
Boys 16-17
Girls 7 and under
Girls 8-10
Girls 11-13
Girls 14-15
Girls 16-17

Divisions not officially offered in the contest will still be tracked for GSI records purposes.

Awards:

Custom King Kong gorilla sculptures for the following:
The overall male and female champions ("The King Kong of Grip" and “The Queen Kong of Grip”)
The male and female exceptional lifters (best pound-for-pound performance)

6” Custom three-dimensional King Kong medals for the following:
The top three finishers in each class
The overall male and female top lifter in each event
 

Youth awards: Medals for top 3 in each division

Last Person Standing format. Reverse strongman scoring.

 

Confirmed Venues (To date):

North America:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – Eric Roussin
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Michelle Collins
Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, USA – Jedd Johnson
Waterbury, Vermont, USA – Vincent Broderick
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - Rob Sully
Southern California, USA - Will Guiliani

South Lockport, New York, USA - John Katalinas

Lecompton, Kansas, USA - Chad Gustin and Ben Edwards

South America:

Santiago, Chile - Pancho Urtubia (Gripsport Latino venue)

Europe:

St. Petersburg, Russia – Alexander Andreev
Kent, England – Jenn Tibbenham

Ukraine - Ivan Pupchenko 

Oceania:

Penrith, NSW, Australia – Thomas Claxton
Doreen, Victoria, Australia – Arthur Zavras

The Training Hall | By Odd E Haugen
996 Lawrence Dr
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
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Oct 06, 2024

Start Time
9:30 AM
Meet Director
Will Guiliani
westcoastarmsports@gmail.com
424-332-9752
Events and Weights
Division

Early Bird Price
$40
Available until Sep 06, 2024

Regular Price
$50
Registration Closes Oct 06, 2024

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 100 athletes.
100 spots remain.
Athlete RegistrationView Scoreboard