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2023 Strongman Competitions



  • 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!


Round 1, 25/3:

  • Rising bar deadlift with a deadlift bar, max of 3 attempts, 10kg jumps from starting weight.
    No sumo, 1 genuine attempt per attempt allowed, must wait for down call, straps allowed, dropped reps don't count, hitching allowed. 
    J starting weight 60kg
    MW starting weight 80kg
    NW starting weight 80kg
    W1 starting weight 100kg
    MM starting weight 120kg 
    NM starting weight 120kg
    M2 starting weight 170kg 
    M1 starting weight 200kg


  • Log clean & press for reps, 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 is achieved when knees, hips & elbows are locked and with head through. 
    J 30kg 9" log
    MW 40kg 9" log
    NW 40kg 9" log
    W1 50kg 9" log
    MM 70kg 10" log
    NM 70kg 10" log
    M2 80kg 10" log
    M1 100kg 12" log


  • 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, per offence. 53cm pickup height. 
    J 100kg
    MW 140kg
    NW 140kg
    W1 160kg
    MM 180kg 
    NM 180kg
    M2 220kg 
    M1 250kg


  • 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. 
    J 30/40/50kg
    MW 40/50/60kg
    NW 50/60/70kg
    W1 70/80/95kg
    MM 85/95/105kg
    NM 85/95/105kg
    M2 105/115/125kg
    M1 125/145/155kg

Round 2, 22/7:

  • Trap bar deadlift for reps, AMRAP, 60sec
    No sumo, must wait for down call, straps allowed (and to be done up during 60sec time limit), dropped reps don't count, hitching allowed. 
    J 60kg
    MW 80kg
    NW 80kg
    W1 100kg
    MM 120kg 
    NM 120kg
    M2 170kg 
    M1 200kg


  • Sandbag to shoulder, head to head, 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. 

    J 45kg
    MW 45kg
    NW 45kg
    W1 60kg
    MM 60kg
    NM 60kg
    M2 80kg
    M1 100kg

  • Sled drag, 2x10m, 60sec
    More details TBA
    J 50kg
    MW 50kg
    NW 50kg
    W1 75kg
    MM 75kg 
    NM 75kg
    M2 100kg
    M1 125kg


  • Stone over 1.2m yoke for reps, AMRAP, 60sec
    Tacky allowed (and recommended). No chalk allowed with stones.
    J 50kg
    MW 60kg
    NW 70kg
    W1 85kg
    MM 105kg
    NM 105kg
    M2 125kg
    M1 145kg

​​Round 3, 18/11:

  • Deadlift with deadlift bar, head to head

  • Axel bar clean and press, head to head

  • Yoke

  • Rising bar atlas stone over yoke


Competitor order:

  • 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). 

* (Events/weights are subject to change/tweaks)

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