Men of Steel

You’re invited to participate in NE Georgia’s “Men of Steel” Competition February 25, 2017 at 10am. Come test your inner superman with challenges that would make even the “Man of Steel” sweat. Registration is $35.00, spectators get in free. The event will take place at Camp Little Light, 289 Aaron Brown Rd. Royston, GA 30662. All proceeds benefit Camp Little Light, a not for profit Christian camp ministering to families in NE Georgia.

Light Weight 100-180

Middle Weight 181-210

Heavy Weight 211 & Up

Classes subject to change based on participants registered.

Event Records

Tire Flip--Clayton Fulbright 38.7 seconds.

Farmers Walk--Clayton Fulbright 27.13 seconds.

Yoke Walk--Clayton Fulbright 8.91 seconds.

Log Press--Will 290lbs.

Buggy Pull-- Justin Berelc 44.16.

Deadlift-- Clayton Fulbright 39 reps.

Hercules Hold--Jamison White 72.38 seconds.

Atlas Stone--Clayton Fulbright 30.45 seconds

Men of Steel Flyer 2017.pdf

Events

Sled Push

180lbs will be pushed on a sled. Sled Push placing by time or furthest distance if event not completed. Cleats are recommended for this event and are not provided.

Dead Lift

an crane & weight will be lifted for reps. Max reps determines placing.

Log Roll & Press

Log will be lifted to the thigh and then rolled up the torso finishing with an overhead press with elbow lock out. When the judge signals the log can be dropped. The log weighs 100lbs. Each lifter will attempt the log weighing 100lbs and if lift accomplished, 20lbs (10 on each side) will be added until a max lift has been achieved. Placing by maximum lift.

Atlas Stone

The Atlas Stone is comprised of five stones weighing: 93lb, 115lb, 143lb, 190lb, & 250lb. The competitors will have one minute to complete the lifting of all stones onto a 50 inch platform. In the event that all five stones stones are not completed placing will be based on the most number of stones lifted in the least amount of time. (note that the demo video is missing the 190lb stone)

Hercules Hold

weighted poles held for time with each hand with elbows extended. Shoulders will be at a 90 degree angle. Polls will be adjusted for height. Maximum time determines placing.

Arm Wrestling

single elimination arm wrestling. Competitors will be drawn out of a hat for random matches for each appropriate weight class.

Buggy Pull

Buggy will be weighted down with concrete blocks. The competitor will attempt to pull the buggy by rope up a steep heel. Competitor will pull from a seated position with feet positioned against a brace. Fastest time or furthest distance completed determines placing.

Tire Flip

A tractor tire will be flipped for time, or furthest distance if event not completed.

Farmers Walk

175lbs on each side will be used for farmers walk. Farmers walk will consist of walking in a straight path then turning around and walking back to initial starting point. Placing by fastest time or if walk unable to be completed furthest distance. Max time allowed for this event is one minute. Competitors are allowed to set beams down to re-grip, but the clock will continue to run if done.

Yoke Walk

Yoke will be loaded with 180lb for light weight competitors and 280lb for those middle weight or higher. This event is scored on time and/or completion. Time limit is one minute to complete the distance with alotted weight. Should no one cross the finish line with the weight the scoring will be judged on distance.

Rules & FAQ's

  1. Question: Are gloves Allowed in the Men of Steel Competition? Answer: No.
  2. Question: Are Belts Allowed in the Men of Steel Competition? Answer: Yes, belts are allowed in all events.
  3. Question: Are straps allowed in the Men of Steel Competition? Answer: No, we are not allowing the use of straps in any of our events. However, chalk is allowed as an alternate means of assistance.
  4. Question: How are the divisions structured? Answer: Weight classes are Light, Medium, and Heavy with as Master's Division for those 40 and up. Placings are 1st - 3rd. Master's division competitors (those 50 years old and over) can place in masters division regardless of weight, as well as their weight class (light, medium, heavy).
  5. How do I ensure I get a T-shirt? Answer: After registering, please bring in your entry fee of $35.00 to the event. Make Check payable to Crosspoint Church. Be sure to have the competitors name in the memo section of the check or money order so we can ensure accuracy at registration. Registration must be received no later than February 8th to ensure a T-shirt.
  6. Are cleats allowed in events like the Sled Push? Answer: Yes, performance footwear is allowed in this event.
  7. Can a I move to a different weight class? Answer: Yes, but participants can can only compete up a weight class not down. Example, a middle weight can compete as a heavy weight but not as a light weight.
  8. Is "Tacky" allowed on the Atlas Stone Event? Answer: Yes.


Scoring

In each event 1st place=5pts, 2nd=4pts, 3rd=3pts, 4th=2pts and 5th=1pt. The highest total score on the total events minus one dropped event will determine placing.