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THE ATP classic sTRONGMAN COMPETITION 

Dates & Times:

  • Starts at 10am    

  • Saturday, January 28th - 2023

Location: 

(ATP GYM) Advanced Training & Powerlifting LLC - 5965 W. Ray Rd. Chandler, AZ 85226 - Link

Order of Events:

  • Loading Medley, Sandbags

  • Axle medley (Trump wight )

  • Max Effort Deadlift (3 Attempts)

  • Sandbag throw 

  • Atlas Stones (Trump weight)

* Please note that the events, order of events, weight of the events are all subject to change. *

 

Prizes:

  • Trophies & sponsor giveaways for top 3 in each class

  • Cash Prizes for winner of each class

  • 1st - $250 cash prize, energy drink bundle, trophy, free entire to 2024 ATP Classic - Nationals (2023) and Regionals (2023) invites 

  • 2nd - Trophy, sponsor giveaways & Regionals (2023) invites

  • 3rd - Trophy, sponsor giveaways & Regionals (2023) invites

*Novice class will receive trophy's only*

Social Media Links:

  • ATP gym Instagram link - 

  • Facebook event Page link -

 

Schedule:

Friday, February 9th

  • Weigh-Ins / Check-Ins: 9am-11am & 7-9pm @ ATP Gym

  • ALL ATHLETES MUST CHECK IN AND/OR WEIGH IN ON FRIDAY!

Saturday, February 10th

  • Rules Meeting: 9am @ ATP Gym (Same as weigh ins)

  • Athlete Group Photo 9:15am

  • Athlete Warmups: 9:30am

  • 1st Event Starts: 10am

 

After Party

  • Start Time: As soon as the competition ends

  • "Streets of NY"

Contest Director: Adam Steiger

Sponsorship: Please contact ATPpowerlifting@gmail.com  / (860)-817-3957

Event Rules:

 


Event 1: Sandbag Loading Medley
On the "Athlete Ready" command, the athlete will stand in front of sandbag (hands off). On the "Start" command, athlete will lift and carry the first sandbag 40 ft down and load to the apparatus. Athlete will then transition to the second sandbag, pick it up and carry it 40ft down and place it on top of the apparatus. Athlete will then transition to the third sandbag, carry it 40ft down and place it on top of the apparatus. Once the last sandbag is loaded and the athlete’s hands are off of the implement, time will stop.

Placement is decided by who finishes the event fastest. If the event is not completed, the distance will be measured for placement.

Athletes have 90 seconds to complete the event. All implements will receive unlimited drops, sandbags may be carried or shouldered. 

Equipment Allowed: Grip Shirts, Wrist Wraps, Gloves, Chalk, Soft Belt, Hard Belt, Double Belt
Equipment Not Allowed: Tacky of any kind.

 

Event 2: Axle Clean and Press (Trump Weight)
Athletes will start at a designated area and may begin once they receive the "Start" command.

Athletes will be able to choose from 3 different weight axles. The heavier weight axles will trump the lighter weight axles.

Once the axle is lifted the athlete must wait for the head judge to give the "Down" command.

The athlete then has the choice to either go up in weight (to the next axle) or continue to add reps to the same axle (must clean each rep). No reps will be given if the athlete presses away.

Once an athlete begins to lift an axle, they are not allowed to move down to a lighter axle.

Placement will be decided by who completes the most reps with the heaviest axle within the time limit.

Athletes will have 60 seconds.

Belt cleans are allowed 

Axle cannot be rested on head. Must clean and press all reps

Equipment Allowed: Grip Shirt, Wrist Wraps, Knee Sleeves, Elbow Wraps, Elbows Sleeves, Soft Belt, Hard Belt, Double Belt

Equipment Not Allowed: Tacky of any kind. Straps, 

 

Event 3: Deadlift (Max Effort)
Athletes will be given a "Start" command. Upon receiving the command, the athlete will have 60 seconds to complete the deadlift.

The hips & knees must be locked out with the shoulders back. The athlete must wait for the head judge's "down" command. Once the athlete receives the down command, they must control the weight back down (no dropping the weight).

Athletes will each get 3 attempts. Weight selection will determine the order of athletes.

Bar will continue to increase in weight and athletes will jump in when appropriate.

Once an attempt is missed, no more attempts will be granted.

Sumo deadlift not allowed.

Dropping the deadlift will result in a NO LIFT 

Equipment Allowed: Deadlift suit, straps, Figure 8 Straps, Chalk, Soft Belt, Hard Belt, Compression Shorts

Equipment Not Allowed: Tacky of any kind.

 

Event 4: Sandbag Toss
Athletes will start 10ft back from first sandbag with their hand on the apparatus. Once given the "Start" command, athletes will begin throwing each sandbag over the bar in ascending weight. Each previous sandbag must be thrown over the bar before the next heavier bag can be attempted. Time ends once the last sandbag goes over the bar and hits the floor. 60 second time limit.

Apparatus Height:
Men: 15ft
Women 12ft

Equipment Allowed: Wrist Wraps, Knee Sleeves, Elbow Wraps, Elbows Sleeves, Soft Belt, Hard Belt, Double Belt 
Equipment Not Allowed: Tacky of any kind

 

Event 5: Atlas Stones Trump Weight
On "Athlete Ready" command, athlete will place wrists on crossbar. On the "Start" command, athletes will attempt to load 1 of 15 stone options. 

Athletes will be able to choose from 15 different weight atlas stones. The higher weight stones will trump the lighter weight stones.

Once the stone has been successfully lifted, the athlete has the choice to either go up in weight to the next stone or continue to add reps to the same stone.

Once an athlete begins to lift a stone, they are not allowed to move down to a lighter stone.

Placement will be decided by who completes the most reps with the heaviest atlas stone within the time limit. 

Athletes will have 90 seconds. 

Bar Heights:
Women: 48"
Men: 52"

Equipment Allowed: Grip Shirts, Soft Belt, Hard Belt, Elbow Sleeves, Knee Sleeves, Compression Shorts, Tacky, Stone Sleeves

Equipment Not Allowed: Spud Stone Strap

Tie Breaker event - Iron mind rolling thunder hold (head to head)

 

 

 

ATP CLASSIC 2023 WINNERS (excluding Novice) - Please contact us for your discount code for free entry (there will still be a $25 fee for a competition shirt).

Spectator fee - $10

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