September 19, 2020
Virginia's Strongest Man & Woman 2020
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 2021. THIS PAGE ONLY REMAINS ACTIVE THROUGH SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 TO PROCESS ALL REFUND REQUESTS. REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED BEFORE 9/19/20 ANF WILL BE PROCESSED WITHIN 180 DAYS.
Axle Clean and Press for reps
Deadlift for reps
Farmers Hold for Time
Keg Carry and Load
*SCROLL DOWN TO SEE EVENT DETAILS AND RULES
Trophies and prizes:
-1st place trophy
-2nd-3rd plaque or medal
-Top 3 of each open class and winner of novice class gets an invite to 2020 USS nationals
-All athletes will receive a contest t-shirt at weigh-ins
All athletes will need proof of or to purchase a 2020 USS membership for $30 online. click HERE to get your 2020 membership
*Event Rules and Standards:
1- AXLE CLEAN & PRESS FOR REPS
The athlete has 60 seconds to get as many reps as possible
belt with buckle backwards, knee sleeves, elbow sleeves, wrist wraps, grip shirts, chalk.
Not allowed: tacky, lifting straps.
Any kind of clean from the ground, any kind of press from the shoulders. Finished lift is upright and elbows/knees/hips locked out with feet parallel not staggered. Dropping from overhead not allowed, controlled drop allowed. Must wait to hear “lift” and “down” command.
2- DEADLIFT FOR REPS
Texas or Rogue Ohio power bar used (stiff bar). Athlete starts with hands on the bar to allow time to strap in if using straps. 60 seconds to get max reps. DOWN COMMAND ONLY.
Belt, knee sleeves, STRAPS, shoes of choice or no shoes, powder & chalk
Not allowed: suits, tacky, oil
Fully upright with knees and hips extended. No sumo pulls allowed, hands must be outside of legs at start of lift. No drops allowed, must control down and maintain control of weight. Lift is good when judge says “down” and weight is lowered under control. All plates must make contact with the ground between reps.
Yoke 80’ run (40’ out and back ). Fastest time wins. Incomplete runs measured.
Belts, knee sleeves, knee wraps, wrist wraps, elbow sleeves, chalk, grip shirts.
Not allowed: tacky
4-HOLD FOR TIME
Farmers hold for time. Time cap 1 minute, tie breaker is athlete weigh in weight.
Belts, elbow and knee sleeves, chalk.
5- KEG CARRY & LOAD OVER BAR
Athlete picks keg from the ground to front carry 20-40’ (depending on weight class) . No shouldering allowed. Athlete then loads keg over the bar for AS MANY REPS AS POSSIBLE in 60 seconds.
MASTERS and NOVICE distance is 20’
OPEN CLASSES 40’
Belt, knee sleeves, elbow sleeves, wrist wraps, grip shirt, chalk.
Events and Weights
|Division||Axle Clean and Press||Deadlift for Reps||Yoke||Farmers Hold for Time||Keg Carry and Load|
|Novice W LW (165-)||75-100-115||225||200-250-300-320||25||80-100-120|
|Novice W HW (165+)||115-125-135||275||250-300-320-350||35||100-120-150|
|Women’s Masters OPEN||75-100-115||225||200-250-300-320||25||80-100-120|
|Novice M LW (220-)||150-175-200||405||460-510-540-560||45||175-200-220|
|Novice M HW (220+)||200-230-260||495||500-570-600-620||55||200-220-250|
|Open M SHW (276+)||260-300-330||545||600-640-690-720||65||220-250-285|
|Open M LW (181-)||175-200-225||435||500-570-600-620||45||200-200-220|
|Open M MW (198-)||200-230-260||495||550-600-650-680||55||200-220-250|
|Open M MW (220-)||200-230-260||495||550-600-650-680||55||200-220-250|
|Open M HW (275-)||260-300-330||545||600-640-690-720||65||220-250-285|
|Men’s Masters OPEN||200-230-260||495||550-600-650-680||45||200-220-250|
Available until Jan 01, 2020
Registration Closes Jan 31, 2020
Refunds available until 30 days prior to event.
3 spots remain.