Upcoming comps & events at BNB:
To be confirmed!
Feb – Brawl VI Powerlifting competition – 18/2
March – BNB Brisbane Strongman Series 2023 Round 1 – 18/3
April – Blitz VI Powerlifting competition – 22/4
June – Bash X Powerlifting competition – 24/6
July – BNB Brisbane Strongman Series 2023 Round 2 – 22/7
Aug – Brawn VI Powerlifting competition – 19/8
Oct - Boss Babes VI Powerlifting competition (Women only) – 21/10
Nov – BNB Brisbane Strongman Series 2023 Round 3 – 18/11
Dec – Blast X Powerlifting competition – 16/12
For any questions/enquiries about competitions, please contact Dave on 0458 352 153 or Dave@BrisbaneNorthBarbell.com
2022 Powerlifting Competitions:
Until further notice, BNB's Powerlifting Competitions will be unaffiliated/unsanctioned competitions. Weight classes, rules etc will be as per Powerlifting Australia competition standards - eg soft suits compulsory, 1hr weigh in morning of competition. Medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each weight class plus best lifter trophy awarded on Wilks points. Weigh in time & start of competition are subject to confirmation once entries have closed and details are finalised. Spectators welcome, no cost to watch.
2022 Strongman Competitions:
Round 1 - 19/3
Round 2 - 23/7
Round 3 - 26/11
$60 per round (plus Eventbrite fees). Competitors receive a free competition shirt each round as part of their entry fee. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals for each round plus overall trophies awarded at the end the 3 rounds. Spectators welcome, no cost to watch.
Juniors (J) - Male & female competitors under 18 years.
Masters Women (MW) - Female competitors aged 40+ years.
Novice Women (NW) - Female competitors aged 18-40 years.
Women Div 1 (W1) - More experienced and/or stronger female competitors.
Masters Men (MM) - Male competitors aged 40+ years.
Novice Men (NM) - Male competitors aged 18-40 years.
Men Div 2 (M2) - More experienced and/or stronger male competitors.
Men Div 1 (M1) - If Men Div 2 isn't heavy enough for you, then this is the Div for you!
(Events/weights are subject to change/tweaks)
Round 3, 19/11
Axel bar deadlift, 60sec
Head to head event, straps allowed, no sumo, no touch and go reps, must wait for down call each rep, dropped reps not allowed.
Axel bar clean & press, 60sec
Head to head event, must wait for down call each rep, axel bar may be dropped from chest height, reps dropped from lockout won't count, lockout requires feet together, knees + hips + elbows locked and head through.
Farmers carry, 2x10m, 60sec
Weight is per hand, drops allowed.
Atlas Stone over yoke, 1.2m, 60sec
Event 1 will go in reverse order of payment (first to pay means last to compete in their division for event 1).
Events 2 and 3 will go in reverse order of previous event placing (eg win event 1 to go last in event 2).
Event 4 will go in order of reverse order of subtotal/overall score (if you're currently winning leading into event 4, you'll go last in event 4).
For BNB powerlifting competitions prior to Aug 2021, please see the PA website here for results.
Previous BNB Strongman Events
Round 1, 19/3
Frame deadlift, AMRAP, 60sec
Straps allowed (any kind) but must be done up during 60sec time limit. Must wait for down call each rep. Must pause frame on the floor between reps. No touch and go reps allowed. Intentionally dropped reps won't count. 53cm pickup height.
Log clean & press, AMRAP, 60sec
Clean then press each rep. Must wait for down call each rep. Log must be brought to chest then controlled to the mats, dropped reps won't count. Lockout achieved when knees + hips + elbows locked and head through.
Frame Carry, 2x10m, 60sec
No straps allowed. Front of frame feet must cross the half way point and finish line to count. Sliding the frame over the line will receive a 2 second time penalty. 53cm pickup height.
Atlas stone series, 3 stones to 1.4m/1.2m/1.0m, 60sec
Tacky allowed (and recommended). No chalk allowed with stones. Hands off final stone for timing to finish. Split times will be noted.
Round 2, 23/7
Rising bar silver dollar deadlift with a Goliath Deadlift bar, max of 3 attempts.
No sumo, 1 genuine attempt per attempt allowed, must wait for down call, straps allowed, dropped reps don't count.
J Starting weight 60kg with 10kg jumps
MW Starting weight 90kg with 10kg jumps
NW Starting weight 90kg with 10kg jumps
W1 Starting weight 120kg with 10kg jumps
MM Starting weight 140kg with 10kg jumps
NM Starting weight 140kg with 10kg jumps
M2 Starting weight 190kg with 10kg jumps
M1 Starting weight 240kg with 10kg jumps
Sandbag to shoulder AMRAP, 60sec.
Must wait for the down call, dropped reps allowed, sandbag to start upright for each competitor then pushed forwards upon receiving the "go" call, will be run in a head to head style whenever possible.
Yoke, 2x10m, 60sec
Front of yoke must pass the half way point and finishing lines, 2sec time penalty for sliding the yoke over either line and 2sec time penalty for jumping the start call.
Rising bar atlas stone (increasing weight) to 1.2m, max of 3 attempts (stone weights on offer: 30 40 50 60 70 80 95 105 115 125 135 145 155 170)
1 genuine attempt per attempt allowed.
J Starting weight 30kg
MW Starting weight 40kg
NW Starting weight 40kg
W1 Starting weight 60kg
MM Starting weight 80kg
NM Starting weight 80kg
M2 Starting weight 105kg
M1 Starting weight 125kg