July 27, 2024

QRF Strongman Invitational


Gretna, NE

Quality Resilience Fitness, will be hosting its 2nd annual strongman competition in support of Americas veterans, building a fitness-based community and combating veteran suicide. The proceeds go directly to Q.R.F and our mission to end veteran suicide.

This year it will be hosted at Heavy Brewing - 20333 Patton St, Gretna, NE 68028

Weigh-in will be from 8am-9am Saturday morning, rules meeting will start at 9am, warms up for first event will begin immediately after rules meeting ends. This will be a United States Strongman sanctioned meet.

There will be raffled prizes, and challenges for spectators. 

Prizes: There will be a tiered cash prize system. The more competitors we have sign-up, the more money will be given out. Each division will need 3 entries to get a cash prize. Each competitor will receive a competition T-shirt. I will be working to get more complimentary items for each competitor. 

Quality Resilience Fitness is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, this competition is in direct support of them. We thrive on donations and sponsors. If you would like to be a sponsor for this event, please send me a separate e-mail. 

Keg load – Athletes will have 60 seconds to load 4 kegs 15 feet to a platform. Time hacks will be recorded for each completed keg. Must go lightest to heaviest. For the female teen classes, the first two weights will be kettlebells. For the Novice lightweight class, the first two weights will be kettlebells. For the Novice heavyweight class, the first weight will be a kettlebell. 

                Gear allowed - grip shirts, elbow sleeves, knee sleeves, and wrist wraps allowed- no tacky 


Truck pull – Athletes will have 60 seconds to pull truck a distance of 40 feet. Distance will be taken if 40 feet is not reached in 60 seconds. Athletes will be strapped into a harness and have a lead rope. 

                Gear allowed – knee sleeves, elbow sleeves, gloves

Wagon wheel axle deadlift – Wessels Rules. Each competitor will have 3 attempts to reach highest 1 rep max. If you miss a weight you’re out. Female – 10lb jumps / Male 20lb jumps

                Gear allowed – straps- figure 8 or wrap around, belts, knee sleeves, briefs – No deadlift suits 

Overhead medley – Athlete will have 60 seconds to clean and press an axle for 2 reps, athlete will then move to log and clean and press for 2 reps. No belt cleans will be allowed, and no pressing off of the head. For the female teen and novice classes, we will use a barbell and axle bar, no log. 

                Gear allowed- knee sleeves, elbow sleeves, wrist wraps, grip shirt. 

Conan’s wheel- Athlete will have 60 seconds to perform as many revolutions as possible. Athletes will be allowed as many drops as they need but will be given a 5 second penalty for sliding. 

                Gear allowed – knee sleeves, elbow sleeves, grip shirt.

Heavy Brewing
20333 Patton St
Gretna, NE 68028
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Jul 27, 2024

Start Time
9:00 AM
Meet Director
Jon Erickson
Events and Weights
Division Keg carry and load Truck Pull Wagon Wheel Axle Deadlift Overhead Press Medley Conan's Wheel
Novice W LW (165-)70/80/80/90Ram Truck 1 Rep Max 65/6575
Novice W HW (165+)80/80/90/110Ram Truck 1 Rep Max 75/7590
Open W LW (132-)80/90/110/126Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 95/95100
Open W MW (165-)90/110/126/140Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 115/115140
Open W HW (198-)110/126/140/150Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 135/135180
Masters Women (Single Class)90/110/126/140Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 115/115140
Teen W LW (165-)50/60/80/90Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 45/4530
Teen W HW (165+)60/70/80/90Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 55/5550
Novice M HW (220+)150/150/170/200Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 205/205300
Novice M LW (220-)126/150/150/170Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 175/175250
Open M LW (181-)150/170/170/200Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 185/185350
Open M MW (220-)170/200/200/225Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 225/225400
Open M HW (275-)200/200/225/230Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 255/255500
Open M SHW (+)200/225/230/275Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 275/275600
Masters Men (Single Class)170/200/200/225Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 225/225TBD
Teen M LW (220-)110/126/140/150Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 115/115200
Teen M HW (220+)126/140/150/150Heavy Hauler1 Rep Max 135/135250

Regular Price
Registration Closes Jul 09, 2024

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 75 athletes.
30 spots remain.
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