February 10, 2024

Winter Warriors


Princeton, MN

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Winter Warriors Strongman/Strongwoman Competition

Comp is full - contact Christy Stefanick (christystefanick@gmail.com) to be placed on waiting list.


Start Time
10:00 AM

Meet Directors
Susan Schuldt Gillson & Christy Stefanick


Princeton Beyond Sport
607 S 2nd St
Princeton, MN 55371
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Weigh-ins will be at Beyond Sport 9am-11am or 3pm-5pm on February 9 (just stop at the front desk to let them know you are there to weigh-in for the strongman comp) and 8 a.m.-9 a.m on Contest Day, February 10.

Strongman Corporation Membership
Current Strongman Corporation membership is required and will be verified for all individuals upon weigh-in / check-in. Purchase of membership Prior only. Strongman Corp membership is NOT the same as USS membership.

Memberships can be purchased prior to the event, online, here: https://strongmancorporation.com/licensing-memberships-copy/


Event Info:

All weights may be subject to slight change.

Conan's Wheel  Athlete will pick the Conan's wheel and walk in a circle for as long as they can, no time limit. Once the implement touches the ground, the athlete is done. 

Max Log Press: Clean & Press a Log. 3 attempts. Rising Bar. If you fail a lift you are finished.  Men's Log raises in 10 lbs. increments, Women's in 5 lbs. increments. Women's Log 10", Men's 12".

Deadlift Ladder: 1 min max time.  Athlete will lift a total of three bars.  The first two bars are lifted once, the third is for max reps in remaining time. Straps allowed. Conventional Deadlift only. No suits, no briefs.

Object Toss for Distance: Athlete will face away from the direction they are throwing. Object will be thrown over the head for max distance.

Keg Press to Sandbag to Shoulder: Athlete will press a keg once then lift a sandbag to the shoulder for max reps in remaining time. 1 minute max for event. Athlete may switch shoulders at will. No tacky.

Chalk, Grip Shirts, Belts, Elbow Sleeves, Knee Sleeves and Wrist Wraps are fine for any event. No Tacky of any kind on any event.

Event Rules:


Event Rules

*for all events, no tacky of any kind allowed

Conan’s Wheel

Athlete can start with arms under implement and will carry the Conan's Wheel implement as far as possible with no time limit. 

The implement must be carried in front of the body, and may NOT rest on a belt or on the top of the shoulders.  Belts to be turned so buckle is to the back of the athlete.

The attempt ends when ANY part of the implement touches the ground. There are NO exceptions to this rule. Farthest distance wins. Athlete can carry the implement in either direction.

Gear allowed:  grip shirts, wrist wraps, gloves, elbow/knee sleeves, belts, chalk

Object Toss

Athlete will be given a slam ball to throw backwards over their head for max distance

Athlete will be given 2  back to back attempts – farthest distance will be recorded for score.

Both feet must stay behind line for each throw. Ball must be thrown using both hands.

Judge will record the distance where the ball lands, not including any roll. Judges/volunteers will make their best attempt to immediately mark the landing spot.  Judge’s decision is final. 

Gear allowed: wrist wraps, elbow/knee sleeves, belts, chalk, grip shirts, gloves

Max Log Clean & Press

10” log for women; 12” log for men – 3 lanes

Women – starting weight 65#; Men – starting weight abt 100#

All classes in each lane will compete together for this event and it will be a rising bar. Weights will be called out in increments (10# jumps for women; 20# jumps for men) – those wanting to attempt the weight called will signal/line-up, if more than one athlete. Athlete is responsible to jump in at the weight called.  The weight on the log will NOT go down, if missed. Each athlete will get a maximum of 3 attempts.

60 second time limit per weight attempt.  Time starts when hands touch the log.  If you miss your first attempt at a weight, you may try again as long as your time has not expired.

Once a lift is failed, the athlete is done.  If you fail to get a down command on your first attempt, you will receive a zero for the event.   Highest successful weight will be recorded for score.

Strict press, push press, jerk press allowed – rep will not count until feet are together and control shown. Athlete must wait for a down command from the judge. No resting on head. 

Log dropped from a fully locked out position will result in a no rep for that attempt.

Gear allowed: grip shirts, wraps, elbow/knee sleeves, belts, chalk

Deadlift Ladder

60 seconds time limit; We will run 3 lanes for this event.

Athlete will start behind a line and must lift each bar in order from lightest to heaviest. The final bar will be lifted for as many reps as possible in remaining time.  Straps may be used, but fingers must remain in contact with the bar. Athlete must hold the bar in a locked out position until the judge gives the down command. Athlete must successfully complete each lift before moving onto the next heavier bar. No bouncing the barbell off the ground. Touch and go will be allowed for the final bar – but if weights do not fully touch ground on both sides, judge reserves the right to give a no rep.

Event will be recorded as number of reps (first 2 bars are each 1 rep)

If the first bar cannot be successfully lifted, athlete will receive a zero.

Shins must be covered; shoes or socks must be worn. Suits or multi-ply briefs are NOT allowed

Gear allowed: elbow/knee sleeves, wraps, chalk, belt, straps

Keg Press into Sandbag to Shoulder for Reps

60 seconds time limit; We will run 3 lanes for this event.

Athlete starts with hands off the keg. Keg and sandbag will start in an upright position. Keg must be pressed successfully before moving onto the sandbag to shoulder.  Athlete must wait for down command from the judge on all reps for keg or sandbag. For the sandbag to shoulder, athlete will clean and shoulder bag for each rep and will not receive a down command until the bag is fully on shoulder and one hand removed to show control.  Bag can be dropped in front or behind athlete after a down command is given. If worn, hard belts must be turned backwards for sandbag to shoulder

Event will be scored as total reps (Keg counts as 1 rep); If Keg cannot be pressed successfully, the athlete will receive a zero.

Gear allowed: grip shirts, wraps, elbow/knee sleeves, chalk, gloves, belts

Nearby Lodging: AmericInn by Wyndham Princeton MN

910 South Rum River Drive, Princeton, Minnesota 55371-2222


Spectator fee: $5 at the door

Regionals/Nationals information: (Open classes only)
If there is only 1 athlete in a class, they will just get a regionals bid. We will review combining of classes if it means 6+ athletes can compete (and thus two Nationals bids available).

If there are 2-5 athletes a class:

1st place - Nationals (2024)and Regionals (2024) invites

2nd - Regionals (2024)

3rd - Regionals (2024)

If there are 6+ athletes in a class:

1st - Nationals(2024) and Regionals (2024)

2nd - Nationals (2024) and Regionals (2024)

3rd - Regionals (2024)

4th - Regionals (2024)

Masters classes: 1st-3rd get Masters Nationals qualification



Princeton Beyond Sport Fitness
607 S 2nd St
Princeton, MN 55371
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Feb 10, 2024

Start Time
10:00 AM
Meet Director
Susan Gillson
Events and Weights
Division Conan's WheelMax Log PressDeadlift LadderObject TossKeg Press to Sandbag to Shoulder
Novice W HW (165+)320Max250, 275, 3152590, 125
Novice W LW (165-)290Max225, 250, 2752080, 100
Open W LW (140.4-)300Max245, 275, 3002080, 100
Open W MW (160.4-)320Max250, 275, 3153090, 125
Open W MW (180.4-)340Max275, 315, 34035100, 150
Open W HW (+)360Max300, 325, 36535100, 150
Masters W HW (165+)340Max275, 315, 3403090, 150
Masters W LW (165-)320Max245, 275, 3002580, 100
Novice M HW (231+)440Max365, 405, 45535160, 200
Novice M LW (231-)400Max350, 375, 40535140, 175
Open M LW (175.4-)450Max405, 455, 49535140, 175
Open M MW (200.4-)500Max425, 475, 50540180, 225
Open M MW (231.4-)540Max425, 495, 53045200, 240
Open M HW (264.5-)590Max440, 495, 52550240, 240
Open M SHW (+)630Max460, 505, 55050260, 265
Masters M HW (231+)540Max425, 495, 53045180, 225
Masters M LW (231-)500Max405, 455, 49540160, 200

Regular Price
Registration Closes Feb 03, 2024

Refund Policy
No refunds.
This event is limited to 58 athletes.
6 spots remain.