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, Yoke, Farmers, Sandbag

  • Log Press Medley

  • Max Effort Deadlift (4 Attempts)

  • Truck pull

  • Atlas Stones

* 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

 

If there are 6+ athletes in a class prizes will stay the same but there will be more invites to national & regionals:

  • 1st - Nationals (2023) and Regionals (2023)

  • 2nd -Nationals (2023) and Regionals (2023)

  • 3rd - Regionals (2023)

  • 4th - Regionals (2023)

Social Media Links:

  • ATP gym Instagram link - 

  • Facebook event Page link -

 

Schedule:

Friday, January 27th

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

  • Yoke heights will be taken during the above times

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

  • ALL ATHLETES MUST OBTAIN YOKE HEIGHT ON FRIDAY!

Saturday, January 28th

  • 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

  • All Athletes that win their weight class get their 1st Beer Free!! (Must be 21 years of age). 

  • Location to be determined 

Contest Director: Adam Steiger & Melody Slater

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

Event Rules: 

#1 - Loading Medley: Yoke, Farmers, Sandbag

On "Athlete Ready" command, athlete will place hands on yoke. On the "Start" command, athletes will lift and carry their yoke 40ft down. Once the yoke crosses the line, the athlete will transition to the farmer handles, pick them up and carry them 40ft back. Athletes will then transition to the sandbag, pick it up and carry down 40ft then place over the top of the yoke implement. Once the sandbag goes over the yoke and hits the ground time will stop.

Yoke / Farmers must touch the line before transition to next implement - They cannot be slid across the line, or a penalty will be applied.

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

Athletes have 90 seconds to complete the event. All implements will receive unlimited drops, sandbag may be carried or shouldered. Dragging/sliding of the yoke/farmers will result in a 5 second penalty.  

Equipment Allowed: Grip Shirts, Wrist Wraps, Gloves, Chalk, Soft Belt, Hard Belt, Double Belt

Equipment NOT Allowed: Tacky of any kind. Straps of any kind.

*****

#2 - Log Press Medley (Trump weight)

Athletes will start at designated area and may begin once they receive the "Start" command.

 

Athletes will be able to choose from 3 different weight logs. The higher weight logs will trump the lighter weight logs. 

Once the log 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 log) or continue to add reps to the same log (must clean each rep).

Once athlete begins to lift a log they are not allowed to move down to a lighter log. 

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

Athletes will have 60 seconds.

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

Equipment Allowed: Grip Shirt, Wrist Wraps, Knee Sleeves, Elbow Wraps, Elbows Sleeves.

Equipment NOT Allowed: no tacky of any kind 

*****

#3 - Max Effort Deadlift (4 Attempts)

Athletes will be given a "Start" command. Upon receiving the command, athlete will have 60 seconds to complete the deadlift.

 

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

Athletes will each get 4 attempts. Weight selection will determine order of athletes. 

All athletes must put in their first attempts before the start of the event. 

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. 

*****

 

#4 - Truck pull

Athletes will be in a truck pull harness and will have a lead rope. On "Athlete Ready" command, athlete will get into a good starting position. On "Start" command athlete will begin truck pull.

Athlete will have 90 seconds to pull the truck 100ft until the front tires cross the finish line. 

Placement will be determined by who crosses the finish line fastest. 

If the athlete does not cross the line within the 90 seconds, distance will be taken for placement. 

Equipment Allowed: Elbow Sleeves, Soft Belt, Hard Belt, Chalk, Knee Sleeves, Wrist Wraps, Gloves

Equipment NOT Allowed: Tack of any kind

*****

#5 - Atlas Stones (trump weight)

On "Athlete Ready" command, athlete will place wrists on crossbar. On "Start" command, athletes will attempt to load 1 of 12 stone options. 

 

Athletes will be able to choose from 12 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 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 Braker event - Max height bag over bar 

Highest bag over bar will win. 

60 seconds per bag. 

Entire form & weight class details coming soon