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Oklahoma State University
Department of Wellness

America's HEALTHIEST Campus®

Strongest Cowboy

Time: Starts at 8:00 a.m., Approximate ending at 3:00 p.m.
Date:  May 4, 2019
Location: Colvin Annex
Registration Deadline:  May 3, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $30

Compete in OSU’s annual strongman competition, the Strongest Cowboy! Events include a car pull, log clean & press, over bar throws, and more! Awards will be given out to the top three performers in each weight class! Join us the night before in the Performance Studio to familiarize yourself with the equipment and events before the competition on Saturday! A shirt will be awarded to all participants.

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Participation Waiver

Weight Classes:

Heavyweight: 216lbs+
Middleweight: 170lbs-215lbs
Lightweight: 169lbs or lower
*Weight classes are subject to change by the day of competition*

Heavyweight: 146lbs+
Middleweight: 116lbs-145lbs
Lightweight: 115lbs or lower
*Weight classes are subject to change by the day of competition*




Car Pull - For Time: (1 min Max)


Single arm DB Overhead

Press- Single attempt AMRAP

Female weights: Light- 40            Medium- 55                 Heavy- 70
Male weights: Light- 80                Medium- 100               Heavy- 110


Axle Bar Deadlift Max

Lift-3 weight attempts (grip must be double over hand)

Female weights: Light-85, 95, 105                Medium- 115, 125, 135               Heavy-135, 165, 195
Male weights: Light- 195, 225, 245               Medium- 225, 245, 265               Heavy- 275, 295, 315

Log Clean and Press

1 minute - AMRAP

Female- (Log weight 51lbs): Light- just log         Medium- 71lbs                 Heavy- 91
Male- (Log weight 72lbs): Light- 142                  Medium- 162                    Heavy- 192

Bag Overhead Toss

Max Height- 3 height attempts

Female- (bag weight:35lbs): Light- 7.5, 8, 8.5ft               Middle- 8.5, 9, 9.5ft         Heavy– 9.5, 10, 10.5ft
Male- (bag weight: 55lbs): Light- 9, 10, 11ft                    Middle- 10, 11, 12ft         Heavy–  11,12, 13ft


Bench - Single Attempt - AMRAP

Female weights: Light- 75   Medium- 90   Heavy- 125
Male weights: Light- 185   Medium- 225   Heavy- 275


Atlas Stone Race- For Time

Female weights: Light- 35,65, 95   Medium- 65,95, 115  Heavy- 65,95, 115
Male weights:     Light- 95,115,145  Medium- 115,145, 175 Heavy-115,145, 175


Medley- For Time- Yoke, Farmers, Sandbag, Tire


Yoke weights:

          Lightweight- Yoke

          Middleweight- 25 on 2 pegs

          Heavyweight- 25 on peg
          Lightweight- 45 on 2 pegs

         Middleweight- 45 on each

         Heavyweight- 45 on each peg + 25 on 2 peg


Farmers weights:

          Lightweight- Handles + 25s (72 pounds each)

         Middleweight- Handles + 25s + 10s (92lbs each)

         Heavyweight- Handles + 45s (112lbs each)

         Lightweight- Handles + 45s + 15s

        Middleweight- Handles + 45s+25s

        Heavyweight- Handles + 45s+25s+15s


Sandbag weights:

        Lightweight- 60lbs  

       Middleweight- 60lbs 

       Heavyweight- 80lbs

       Lightweight- 100lbs

       Middleweight- 100lbs

       Heavyweight- 150lbs



       Lightweight- Small Tire

       Middleweight- Small Tire

       Heavyweight- Small Tire

       Lightweight- Medium Tire

       Middleweight- Medium Tire 

       Heavyweight- Medium Tire