MAY 16, 2021

Armlifting USA™ Spring to Summer Challenge

Open to all men and women in multiple weight classes, plus masters’ divisions (50+ no weight classes) for men and women.

Men: ​ Lightweights 70kg/154lb; 80kg/176lb; Middleweights 90kg/198lb; 100kg/220lb.

Heavyweights 110kg/242lb; 125kg/275lb; and 125kg/275lb plus

Women: ​ Lightweights 60kg/132lb; 70kg/154lb; Middleweight 80kg/176lb and Heavyweight 80kg/176lbplus

 AWARDS: 1st – 3rd medal in EACH weight division IF REGISTERED BEFORE MAY 1ST.

 Format of Competition:

Overall Scoring: Percentage based scoring will be used.  For example, if 100 kg wins the Rolling Thunder, that athlete will receive 100 points.  If the second-place athlete lifts 90kg, they will receive 90 points.  The winner is the athlete with the most points at the end of the contest.  Should two athletes tie, the athlete with the lower body weight at the time of weigh in will place higher.

 ENTRY FEES:        Entry Fee: $20.00 (by 5/1/2021); and late entry $30 payable with entry form

All participants MUST be Armlifting USA members.  (Armlifting USA Membership ONLY $20 per year) Armlifting USA Membership Form

Sunday May 16, 2021

8:00AM               -Weigh-in and check in for Armlifting USA Spring to Summer Challenge

9:00AM               – Rules Meeting:  Athletes and officials

 

9:30AM               –IronMind® Rolling Thunder®

The athletes will each attempt to dead lift with one hand the IronMind Rolling Thunder® each athlete having maximum 4 attempts.  Time starts when the implement is loaded, and athletes have 60 seconds to commence the lift, and may attempt the lift multiple times within the 60 second time limit.  No grip aids other than chalk allowed. Athlete can use either hand and must grip the center of handle.  Thumb less or locked thumb grip not allowed. Athletes must await referee’s down signal before returning the implements back to the platform all the while maintaining the grip/contact with implements.  Highest combined weight lifted wins.

Two platforms/implements used:  one with starting weight 25kg and increase increments of 2,5kg; and one with starting weight 60kg and increase increments of 5kg.  You may choose smaller increment in one attempt but that will be your last attempt!

Armlifting USA Leaderboard https://armliftingusa.com/rolling-thunder

10:45AM            Country Crush two handed Deadlift

The athletes will each attempt to deadlift with Country Crush  handles attached to loading pin, in Rising Bar Format, each athlete having maximum 4 attempts.  Time starts when the implement is loaded, and athletes have 60 seconds to commence the lift, and may attempt the lift multiple times within the 60 second time limit. No grip aids other than chalk allowed. Men will use 3” Monster Crush, women will use the 2” Country Crush handles repectively.  Thumb less or locked thumb grip not allowed.

Athletes must await referee’s down signal before returning the implement back to the platform all the while maintaining the grip/contact with handles.

Two platforms/implements used:  Women (2”) with starting weight 60kg and increase increments of 5kg; and men (3” with starting weight 70kg and increase increments of 5kg.  You may choose smaller increment in one attempt but that will be your last attempt!

Armlifting USA Leaderboard Men: https://armliftingusa.com/3%22-monster-crush

Women:

https://armliftingusa.com/2%22-country-crush

12:00PM             Saxon Bar Deadlift

The athletes will each attempt to deadlift with two hands the Sorinex Saxon Bar, in Rising Bar Format, each athlete having maximum 4 attempts. No grip aids other than chalk allowed.  Thumb less or locked thumb grip not allowed.   Athletes must await referee’s down signal before returning the implement back to the platform all the while maintaining the grip/contact with implement

Two platforms/implements used:  one with starting weight 25kg and increase increments of 2.5kg; and one with starting weight 60kg and increase increments of 5kg.  You may choose smaller increment in one attempt but that is will be your last attempt!

Armlifting USA Leaderboard https://armliftingusa.com/3%22-sorinex-saxon-bar

 

1:00PM               –Award Ceremony

                                          

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