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Amateur Competitions

From our facility we host various amateur competitions. See below any upcoming competitions we may have.

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Upcoming Competitions

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

Sunday

18th July 2021

Powerlifting Competition

POWERLIFTING COMPETITION

18th July 2021


Our annual Powerlifting Competition, perfect for first timers wanting some competition experience or seasoned athletes looking to break personal bests. We make our competitions 'lifter focussed' ensuring that you, as the lifter, get the attention you deserve when you step on that platform!

This comp will be available for both male and female competitors, with the following weight categories:


Female Under 60kg

Female 60kg-75kg

Female 75kg-90kg

Female 90kg-105kg

Female 105kg+


Male Under 80kg

Male 80kg-95kg

Male 95kg-110kg

Male 110kg-125kg

Male 125kg+


There will be a winner for each weight category, as well as an award for male and female 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall based on the Wilks score.

That’s a potential 16 awards being awarded at the end of the day!

These are huge competitions with plenty of spectators making noise to support each and every lifter.

No singlets are required, however, if you choose to wear one you absolutely can do!

The competition will be fast paced and supportive.

The competition will be FULL when we reach 40 entries.

We are looking at an 8am-9.00am weigh in on the day, with the first flight lifting off at 10am

Depending on how many people enter effects how many flights there will be, alongside how many people there will be in each flight.

It is £25 per entry.


Competition entry is now LIVE for Viking Strength members ONLY. Entries for the public will go live at 10am on Thursday 22nd April 2021. For any members of Viking Strength Gym who are wishing to enter, please see entry details below:


Payments can be made via PayPal. Please send £25 to [email protected] as ‘friends and family’. In the comments section please state your name, gender and which weight category you would like to enter.

Your place is only confirmed once payment has been received.

Spaces can't be reserved and refunds will not be given if you later cannot attend the competition.


This is an ideal opportunity for any first timers looking to get some competition experience, or any intermediate lifters looking to increase their total in front of a crowd.

We are looking forward to seeing you all there!!


Upcoming Competitions

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

Sunday

29th August 2021

Strongman Competition

STRONGMAN COMPETITION

29th AUGUST 2021


This is an amateur strongman competition perfect for any first timers or novice athletes looking to gain more competitive experience in a fast paced, supportive environment.

There will be 6 classes available to enter:


- Female Under 64kg

- Female Under 82kg

- Female Open (>82kg)


- Male Under 90kg

- Male Under 105kg

- Male Open (>105kg)


Each category will have the same events across the board, just different weights for each event depending on the category.


As the classes are determined by bodyweight, we will be having a weigh in for every competitor at 8.00am. Weigh in will close at 9.00am.


The competition will be FULL when we reach the maximum amount of entries available per class.


It is £30 per entry.


**ALL OF THE COMPETITION EVENTS, WEIGHTS AND ENTRY DETAILS WILL BE POSTED SHORTLY. IT IS LIKELY THAT THIS COMPETITION WILL FILL SO PLEASE BE QUICK IF YOU ARE WISHING TO ENTER**


This is an ideal opportunity for any first timers looking to get some competition experience, or any novice lifters looking to get some PB's in front of a crowd.

We are looking forward to seeing you all there!!


Upcoming Competitions

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

Sunday

12th December 2021

Max Deadlift Competition

MAX DEADLIFT COMPETITION

12th DECEMBER 2021


A fast paced and adrenaline fuelled Deadlift competition. The rules are lenient with one goal in mind: TO GET A NEW DEADLIFT PB!!


Here is the schedule:

(Times subject to change slightly)

8.00am - 9.00am: Registration and weigh-in

10.00am: Female rising bar competition starts. Opening weight is 60kg

11.30am - 12.00pm: Novice male rising bar competition starts. Opening weight is 120kg

12.30pm - 01.00pm: Open male rising bar competition starts. Opening weight is 200kg

2.00pm - 2.30pm: Medal ceremony 


Rules:

Every athlete must attempt the opening weight for their category.

The weight will rise by 10kg per round.

An athlete has the option to 'skip' weights if they choose to.

Once we have reached the last five athletes we will make 5kg increments.

Once we are down to the last three athletes they can then make their own weight selections for their attempts.

Once you have missed an attempt at a weight you are out of the competition.

Biggest weight lifted is the overall winner with another winner for the best lb for lb deadlift on the day.

You will be given 60 seconds to attempt the weight once you have stepped onto the platform.

Shins must be covered for the event and usual gym attire is acceptable for the competition. Usual clothing rules apply such as no outdoor footwear etc.

There will be one judge on the day. Athletes must wait for the "down" command from the judge and PUT THE WEIGHT DOWN to complete the lift.

Straps, chalk, talk, hitching and sumo is all allowed on the day, however, no suits please.

Please keep in mind this is an amateur competition.

Entry is £20 per person which includes a free t-shirt.

There is a maximum number of 20 competitors for each category, once it's full we will create a reserves list.


**ENTRIES FOR THIS COMPETITON WILL GO LIVE CLOSER TO THE TIME. WE WILL POST THE DATES ON HERE TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE PLENTY OF NOTICE. ONCE THE ENTRIES GO LIVE WE DO EXPECT THIS COMPETITION TO FILL, SO PLEASE BE QUICK IF YOU WISH TO ENTER**


Family and friends can come along to support athletes with no extra cost

This will be a fantastic event so we look forward to seeing you all there!