March 18, 2023

Vistacon II Presents Border Beast Battle 7


El Paso, TX

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1401753143635073


We will not be taking late entries for this event. Final day to sign up is 3/4/2023.

The order of the first four events will go in reverse order of registration.  


Weigh In Location

West Texas Dungeon (Behind the Vistacon II Building)

1161 Kessler Dr 79907


Weigh-ins Friday March 17th 9:00 am-11:00 am and 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Weigh-ins Saturday morning March 18th 8:00 am-9:00 am only

No weigh-ins after 9:00 am

Rules Meeting:  Saturday March 18th, 2022 9:15 AM

Start Time:  Saturday March 18th, 2022 10:00 AM

Hotel: TBD


Max Log (60 sec)

Texas and National Records can be set during this event.

Women will use a 10 inch log approx. 90lb empty. Men will use a 12 inch log approx. 125lbs empty. 

Athletes have 60 seconds to complete a rep. A press will be considered good when the athlete shows control of the implement with it locked out overhead, with shoulders, hips, and knees stacked. A “down” command will be given when the judge determines the lift complete. Three attempts and Wessels rule applies.

Athletes can use wrist wraps, elbow sleeves, belts, grip shirts, chalk. 

No Tacky No built-up belt

Standard Axle Deadlift for Reps (60 sec)

  1. Athlete will will be given time to strap in if they chose to do so.
  2. 60 second time limit to perform as many reps as possible. NO TOUCH AND GO REPS. Bar must come to a complete stop each rep.
  3. Athlete will be given a down command once fully locked out.
  4. Hitching/ Ramping is allowed
  5. Must be wearing long socks at minimum; may also wear shoes with them if desired.
  6. If Athlete pees, poops or vomits on platform athlete must clean up before walking off. This is not meant to attack anyone!!!  We will provide cleaning supplies at all platforms.
  7. Hands must remain wrapped around the bar. Which means thumbs must remain around bar. No lifting with the wrist.

ITEMS ALLOWED- knee sleeves, Elbow sleeves, 1 soft belt, 1 hard belt either a leather pioneer style or a hard Velcro belt 1 or the other not both, chalk, wrist wraps, straps, must always have a foot covering on.

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED- Tacky/tacky towel, knee/elbow wraps, no suits


Hammer Front Hold

Athletes must hold the implement straight out from the torso. Using the fists as a guide the implement must not go below chin level or higher than eye level. Athletes may get one warning from the judge to correct the form. Next time the level is broken, time will be stopped.

Athletes can use wrist wraps, elbow sleeves, belts, chalk. 

No Tacky, gloves

Duck Walk to Load (75 sec)

The athlete will Duck Walk three handles from 20 15 and 10 feet away and load them onto an 18 inch platform. The handle and weights must be upright and remain on the platform.  They must be completed from lowest weight to highest weight.  The handles will be approximately 15 inches tall.

No Tacky. gloves

Chalk, belt, wrist wraps, elbow sleeves, knee sleeves allowed.

Sandbag over Bar (60 sec)

The athlete will lift the sandbag and place it over the bar for as many reps as possible.  The athlete will be loading over a yoke and will need to go under or around the yoke for each rep.

44 inches Women

48 inches Men

No Tacky

Chalk, belt, wrist wraps, elbow sleeves, knee sleeves allowed.

1161 Kessler Dr
1161 Kessler Dr
El Paso, TX 79907
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Mar 18, 2023

Start Time
10:00 AM
Meet Director
Ernie Batson
Events and Weights
Division Max LogAxle Deadlift for RepsHammer Front HoldDuck Walk to LoadSand Bag over the Bar
Novice W HW (165+)10" Log25020100,125,150100
Novice W LW (165-)10" Log22520100,125,150100
Open W LW (132-)10" Log25020125,150,175125
Open W MW (165-)10" Log27525150,175,200150
Open W HW (198-)10" Log30030175,200,225175
Open W SHW (+)10" Log32530200,225,250200
Masters W MW (165-)10" Log22520100,125,150125
Masters W HW (+)10" Log25020125,150,175150
Novice M LW (220-)12"Log38530175,200,225175
Novice M HW (220+)12"Log40030200,225,250200
Open M LW (181-)12"Log50035275,300,325225
Open M MW (198-)12"Log52540300,325,350250
Open M MW (220-)12"Log52540300,325,350250
Open M HW (242-)12"Log55045325,350,375275
Open M HW (275-)12"Log55040325,350,375275
Open M SHW (+)12"Log57550350,375,400300
Masters M MW (220-)12"Log47535275,300,325225
Masters M HW (+)12"Log50040300,325,350250
Teen M HW (220+)12"Log32525175,200,225150

Regular Price
Registration Closes Mar 04, 2023

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 65 athletes.
6 spots remain.