Inaugural Contest of Champions
Metahuman Fitness and Robert Jones are excited to announce the inaugural “Contest of Champions” to be held on February 4th 2017 at Metahuman Fitness in Vista, CA. This will be the first Strongman Corporation sanctioned contest in San Diego of 2017. This contest will be open to all athletes from beginners to experienced athletes.
Weigh Ins will be Friday, February 3rd from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m and 6:00- 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 4th from 8:00 – 8:20 a.m.
Rules meeting starts at 8:35 a.m. and contest starts at 9:00 a.m. sharply.
We will have Kalle Beck as Strongman Corporation State chairman for this event. Kalle Beck is the owner of Starting Strongman which is the resource for all things Strongman, he is also co-promoter of California’s Strongest Woman, the largest female only Strongman competition in the United States. Kalle Beck has also had various high level athletic achievements within the sport of strongman.
We are excited to be implementing the tradition started by California’s Strongest Woman and taking $10 from each Open Class entry fee and putting it into a prize money pot to be awarded to the 1st place winners of each Open division.
This is a Strongman Corporation Level 1 event and qualifier for Nationals 2017 to be held in Las Vegas. Top Male per Open division and Top 3 Females per Open division will be invited to compete at Nationals.
Novice division is for competitors who have competed in 1 or fewer sanctioned competitions
In addition to hosting the event, Metahuman Fitness will have an open gym every Saturday from 11am-1pm. Newcomers are welcome to stop by and gain familiarity with the implements used in the contest. Drop in rate is $5 dollars.
Lightweight Women- 140.4 and below
Middleweight Women- 140.5 to 181.4
Heavyweight Women- 181.5 and up
Lightweight Male- 200.4 and below
Middleweight Male- 200.5 to 231.4
Heavyweight Male- 231.5 and above
1 Log Clean and Press, Last man standing
2 Car Deadlift simulator, Maximum repetitions in 75 seconds
**Women’s Spectator Challenge**
3 Farmers carry, Maximum distance
**Men’s Spectator Challenge**
4 Zercher Carry, 50 feet in 50 seconds
5 Stone over Bar, Maximum repetitions within 60 seconds (48 inch bar for all)
**Detailed Event descriptions, weights and rules are located here.**
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