EVENTS - All for max weight
Event 1: One Hand Rolling Grip Thing DL
Event 2: Two Hand Blue Fat Gripz DL
Event 3: Grip Genie Hilt (Excalibur) DL
Event 1: One Hand Genie Grips DL
Event 2: Grip Genie Pinch Block DL
Event 3: Grip Genie Hub (Freestyle) DL
COSTS: $50 per venue as a one time sanction fee and $20 per athlete for each stage. Meet promoters can charge whatever they want to recoup the costs of promoting the contest. Athletes must be members of Armlifting USA and can sign up on ArmliftingUSA.com for $20.00 for one year.
Stage 1: July 31-Aug 15
Stage 2: Dec 4-19
Promoters can hold a contest on any of those days in the window listed above. All results will be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org immediately after the contest is over. They will be compiled and posted on the website when the competition window is over.
VENUES: Multiple in US + International venues
FORMAT: Unlimited attempts (60 sec. time limit on each attempt) in a last man standing contest. If the athlete misses an attempt, he or she is done for that event.
SCORING: Places and scores will be percentage based. Stage 1 and Stage 2 will be cumulative. There would be three events each stage, plus additional events if the promoter wanted to run them. The top score could be 600 points if an athlete won every event of both stages.
WEIGH-INS: The weigh-ins have to be on the morning of the contest. Contest promoters are responsible for providing an accurate scale to conduct weigh-ins.
PRIZE MONEY: A minimum of $8000 will be divided among the men’s and women’s classes based on participation.
Rolling Grip Thing - written rules
Genie Grips DOH Deadlift - written rules
Hilt - written rules
VIDEO OF TOP LIFTS: To accurately judge the events, video submission will need to be provided for lifts that are potential prize winners. A list of suggested weights to record will be provided. This is the athlete’s responsibility to record and provide the videos.
CERTIFICATES: Digital certificates will be provided for athletes in the top 10 in each weight class.
CALIBRATED PLATES: Contest promoters are encouraged to use calibrated plates if possible.
LOADING PIN: Any brand of loading pin may be used provided it is 10”-15” high.