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The Visegrip Viking™ Armlifting California Challenge

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The Visegrip Viking™ Armlifting Challenge
Open to all and contested in two weight division for MEN, lightweight under 200lb and OPEN, as well as two WOMEN division, lightweight under 150lb and OPEN. We will feature World Record attempts in 3 of 5 disciplines contested.
AWARDS: 1st – 3rd overall in each division
Format of Competition:
Scoring:
Ties will be broken by bodyweight (less weight scores higher). For purpose of determining overall winner and 2nd and 3rd place awards, the score in a Discipline shall be determined by placement (1 point for First Place, 2 points for Second Place etc.). If an Athlete pass on a Discipline or fail to get a measurable result in a Discipline, he or she will receive maximum points (i.e. fails to get one repetition in a Discipline for maximum repetitions, fails to lift the opening weight in a max lift, etc.). The maximum points is the total number of competitors plus one and shall remain the same through an entire competition (i.e., if the maximum points is 13 points in the discipline with the most competitors, the maximum points shall remain in subsequent Disciplines even if the field of athletes has been reduced by attrition).

Entry Fee: $30.00 payable with entry form at http://www.oddehaugen.com/805-summer-jam-registration-form/
TEAM competitors compete FREE.
ENTRY DEADLINE: June 15, 2017

9:00AM: Late weigh-in and check in Visegrip Viking Armlifting Challenge. RULES briefing prior to each discipline.
10:00 AM: IronMind Rolling Thunder® Last Man Standing
The athletes (reverse order of entry forms received) will each attempt to dead lift with one hand the IronMind Rolling Thunder®, starting weight appropriate for weight class and increasing with each attempt till there is ONE MAN and ONE WOMAN STANDING. Time starts when the implement is loaded, and athletes have 60 seconds to commence the lift. No grip aids other than chalk allowed. Athlete can use either hand, and must grip the center of the Rolling Thunder handle. Thumb less or locked thumb grip not allowed. Each athlete must lift the opening weight to be in the competition, but may “pass” on subsequent weights as long as he does so prior to his turn. Athletes must await referee’s down signal before returning the implement back to the platform all the while maintaining the grip/contact with implement.
http://www.ironmind.com/certification/rolling-thunder/rules-and-world-records/

10:45 AM: IronMind Double Overhand Apollon’s Axle™ Deadlift Last Man Standing
The athletes (reverse order of entry forms received) will each attempt to deadlift the IronMind Apollon’s Axle™ loaded with standard plates, starting weight will be appropriate for weight class and increasing with each attempt till there is ONE MAN (WOMAN) STANDING. Time starts when Axle is loaded, and athletes have 60 seconds to commence the lift. No grip aids other than chalk allowed. Athletes must grip axle with knuckles on both facing away from body (double overhand grip). Thumb less or locked thumb grip not allowed. Otherwise, standard power lifting rules (including Sumo style) apply; resting Axle on the thighs or any downward movement will NOT be allowed. Athletes must await referee’s down signal before returning the Axle back to the platform all the while maintaining the grip/contact with Axle. Each athlete must lift the opening weight to be in the competition, but may “pass” on subsequent weights as long as he does so prior to his turn.
http://www.ironmind.com/certification/apollons-axle/rules-and-world-records/

11:30 AM: IronMind Captains of Crush® Silver Bullet™
The athlete (reverse order of overall standing) will attempt to crush and then hold a 19mm CoC Silver Bullet™ between the handles of a No. 1, 2, 3 or 4 Captains of Crush (CoC) Gripper (women will use No. T, 1.or 2) and hold it until it falls out or the athlete’s hand opens. Athlete’s hand must be vertical position (not supinated or pronated), in front of athlete’s body, and clear of athlete’s other hand. A 2.5kg weight (CoC Silver Bullet disc) will be attached to the CoC Silver Bullet and the best time wins. No grip aids other than chalk allowed.
http://www.ironmind.com/certification/coc-silver-bullet/rules-and-world-records/

12:15 PM: «Grenade» (5”) Lift Last Man Standing
The athletes (reverse order of entry forms received) will each attempt to dead lift with one hand a “grenade” with 5” diameter. Time starts when the implement is loaded, and athletes have 60 seconds to commence the lift. No grip aids other than chalk allowed. Athlete can use either hand, and must grip with the palm covering top of the globe. Each athlete must lift the opening weight to be in the competition, but may “pass” on subsequent weights as long as he does so prior to his turn. Athletes must await referee’s down signal before returning the implement back to the platform all the while maintaining the grip/contact with implement.

1:00 PM: Saxon Bar Deadlift with Apollon’s Wheels Last Man Standing
The athletes (reverse order of entry forms received) will each attempt to deadlift the Saxon bar (3” wide rectangular tube) loaded with Apollon’s wheels and standard plates, starting weight will be appropriate for weight class and increasing with each attempt till there is ONE MAN (WOMAN) STANDING. Time starts when bar is loaded, and athletes have 60 seconds to commence the lift. No grip aids other than chalk allowed. Athletes must grip bar with knuckles on both facing away from body (double overhand grip). Otherwise, standard power lifting rules (including Sumo style) apply; resting bar on the thighs or any downward movement will NOT be allowed. Athletes must await referee’s down signal before returning the bar back to the platform all the while maintaining the grip/contact with bar. Each athlete must lift the opening weight to be in the competition, but may “pass” on subsequent weights as long as he does so prior to his turn.

2:00PM – Awards

Disciplines order, weight and rules are subject to refinement and change without notice.

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