August 28, 2021
Big Tex Classic @ JOJ Classic (w/ Pro Division)
Live streaming by ADL Live
Fort Worth, TX
The Big Tex Gym Strongman, NPLC and ADL Live are proud to present: The USS Big Tex Classic featuring at JOJ Classic!
This competition will have the first ever "United States Strongman Pro 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 8/28/21 to test your mettle on some classic Strongman events. There will be vendors/sponsors, music, food, games and fun for both competitors and spectators alike! Check out the details below!
USS MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED FOR ALL COMPETITORS. MEMBERSHIPS CAN BE PURCHASED AT WEIGH INS OR BEFORE THE CONTEST HERE...
***ENTRIES ARE NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE***
Contest Directors/Promoters: Jon Eklund, Stephen Moore / Johnnie O Jackson, Robert Impastato, Esther Chou
Contact: Jon Eklund (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Stephen Moore (email@example.com)
Date & Time: 8/28/21 at 9am
Entry Deadline: Entries will be taken until the day before the contest but you must enter by 8/15/21 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 $7-10).
Hilton Fort Worth
1145 University Dr.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Rules Meeting: 830am (ALL ATHLETES MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE TO COMPETE)
Weigh-in: Friday 8/27/21 from 8am-10am and 5-7pm TBD.
Saturday 8/28/21 from 700am-800am at the contest venue.
Location: Round Up Inn
3400 Burnett Tandy Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76107 United States
Awards: $500 for top OPEN male and female athletes. $250 for all OPEN first place winners & trophies & goody bags for 1-3rd place in all divisions/classes. **There must be 5 in ea weight class for the money to be available*
Winner of the Pro Class goes to Pro Inter-Nationals as well! (note- 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 amatuers 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**
Novice Women: LW (<165>Novice Men: LW (<220>Open Women: LW (<132>Open Men: LW(<181>Masters Women
LW Masters Men (<220>
And the NEW PRO CLASS
1.) LMS Record Attempt Log Press
2.) 13" Wagon Wheel Deadlift- Max reps x 60 seconds
3.) Duck Walk
4.) Yoke Zercher Carry
5.) Sandbag Over Shoulder Medley
- ENT 1-LMS LOG PRESS, Record Breaker Attempt
*Athlete can start with hands ON implement
* Given the go Command By USS President Willi Himself
*Wrist wraps, elbow/knee sleeves, chalk, grip shirts, belt with buckle or lever ALLOWED.
*Straps, suits, tacky/tacky towels, elbow/knee wraps NOT ALLOWED.
*Viper Press,Strict Press, Push Press, Push/Power/ Split Jerk ALLOWED
*Elbows/knees must be extended and feet must be parallel to get the "down" call from judge. Must wait for down call for rep to be counted.
EVENT 2- Wagon Wheel Deadlift
*60 second time limit from judge's signal.
*Wrist wraps, elbow/knee sleeves, chalk, belt, straps, hitching ALLOWED.
* Tacky/tacky towels, elbow/knee wraps, suits, Sumo NOT ALLOWED.
*Hips/knees must be extended/locked out to get the "down" call from judge. Must wait for down call for rep to be counted and an UP call. NO TOUCH AND GO
EVENT 3- Duck Walk
*Athlete has 60 seconds to pick, duck walk implement 50ft.
*Time will start on judge's "go" command. Athletes will start with hands OFF implement
*Belt, chalk, knee/elbow sleeves, wrist wraps allowed
*Suits, tacky/tacky towel, knee/elbow wraps, straps NOT ALLOWED
*Both feet must cross finish line for timer to stop.
EVENT 4- Yoke Zercher Carry
*Athlete will have 60 seconds from the judge's "go" command to carry yoke in zercher position 50ft down and back
*Belt, wrist wraps, elbow/knee sleeves, chalk ALLOWED.
*Suits, elbow/knee wraps, straps, tacky/tacky towel NOT ALLOWED.
*Yoke will start behind the line. Front of yoke must cross 50ft line. Entire yoke must cross finish line for timer to stop.
EVENT 5- Sandbag Over Shoulder Medley
*Athletes will have 60 seconds to complete medley
*Athletes can start with hands on the implement.
*The highest number of reps wins.
*wrist wraps, elbow/knee sleeves, chalk, belt to the back ALLOWED.
*Tacky, suits, straps, elbow/knee wraps NOT ALLOWED.
*Athletes will complete 1 rep ea with lighter bag and finish with max reps on the heaviest bag. Athlete must get bag all the way OVER shoulder.
Events and Weights
|Division||LAST MAN STANDING LOG PRESS (RECORD BREAKER)||Barbell Wagon Wheel Deadlift- Max Reps in 60 seconds||Duck Walk||Yoke Zercher Carry||Sandbag Over the Shoulder Medley|
|Novice W LW (165-)||TBD||250#||200||200||80#,100#,120# for reps|
|Novice W HW (165+)||TBD||285#||240||220||100#, 120#, 140# for reps|
|Open W LW (132-)||TBD||315#||260||250||100#, 120#, 140# for reps|
|Open W MW (165-)||TBD||355#||300||275||120#, 140#, 160# for reps|
|Open W HW (198-)||TBD||385#||330||300||140#, 160#, 180# for reps|
|Open W SHW (+)||TBD||385#||330||300||140#, 160#, 180# for reps|
|Masters W LW (132-)||TBD||285#||230||220||100#, 120#, 140# for reps|
|Masters W HW (+)||TBD||315#||260||250||120#, 140#, 160# for reps|
|Hero W LW (165-)||TBD||315#||260#||250#||100#, 120#, 140# for reps|
|Hero W HW (165+)||TBD||355#||300#||275#||120#, 140#, 160# for reps|
|Novice M LW (220-)||TBD||385#||330||275||130#, 150#, 170# for reps|
|Novice M HW (220+)||TBD||455#||400||300||150#, 170#, 190# for reps|
|Open M LW (181-)||TBD||455#||400||300||150#, 170#, 190# for rep|
|Open M MW (198-)||TBD||485#||430||400||170#,190#,210# for reps|
|Open M MW (220-)||TBD||485#||430||400||170#, `190#, 210# for reps|
|Open M HW (242-)||TBD||535#||480||500||190#, 210#, 230# for reps|
|Open M HW (275-)||TBD||535#||480||500||190#, 2`10#, 230# for reps|
|Open M SHW (308-)||TBD||565#||500||550||210#, 230#, 250# for reps|
|Open M SHW (+)||TBD||565#||500||550||210#, 230#, 250# for reps|
|Masters M MW (220-)||TBD||455#||400||300||150#,170#, 190# for reps|
|Masters M HW (+)||TBD||485#||430||400||170#,190#, 210# for reps|
|Hero M LW (220-)||TBD||455#||400||300||150#, 170#, 190# for rep|
|Hero M HW (220+)||TBD||485#||430||400||170#, `190#, 210# for reps|
Available until Jul 18, 2021
Registration Closes Aug 28, 2021
92 spots remain.