Divisions & Weight Classes

Athlete Categories

All Divisions have Weight Classes. Each Class has the upper bound listed (except those with a " + " sign)

Open Strongman:

 

Lightweight: Up to 181 lbs

148 pounds – 67.5 kg

165 pounds – 75 kg

181 pounds – 82.5 kg

 

Middleweight: 182 to 220 lbs

198 pounds – 90 kg

220 pounds – 100 kg

 

Heavyweight: 221 to 275 lbs 242 pounds - 110 kg

275 pounds – 125 kg

 

SHW: Over 275 lbs

308 pounds – 140 kg

308+ pounds – 140+ kg

Masters:

 

Lightweight: up to 220 lbs

181 pounds - 82.5 kg

220 pounds - 100 kg

Heavyweight: over 220 lbs

242 pounds - 110 kg

242+ pounds - 110+ kg

Novice and Teens:

 

Lightweight: Up to 220 lbs

220 pounds - 100 kg

 

Heavyweight: Over 220 lbs

220+ pounds - 100+ kg

 

Open Strongwoman:

 

Lightweight: Up to 132 lbs

123 pounds – 56 kg

132 pounds – 60 kg

 

Middleweight: 133 to 165 lbs

148 pounds – 67.5 kg

165 pounds – 75 kg

 

Heavyweight: 166 to 198 lbs

181 pounds – 82.5 kg

198 pounds – 90 kg

 

SHW: Over 198 lbs

199 -242 pounds – 110 kg

242+ pounds - 110+ kg

Masters:

Lightweight: Up to 132 lbs

123 pounds – 56 kg

132 pounds – 60 kg

Middleweight: 133 to 165 lbs

148 pounds - 67.5 kg

165 pounds – 75 kg

 

Heavyweight: Over 165 Lbs

165+ pounds - 75+ kg

Novice and Teens:

Lightweight: Up to 165 lbs

165 pounds - 75 kg

Heavyweight: Over 165 lbs

165+ pounds - 75+ kg

 

Open - Any athlete that wishes to compete.

 

Novice - Any athlete that has not competed in an open division or has not won a novice division.

 

Heros Division - Police, fire and military.

 

Teen - Any athlete between 13 - 19. (Athletes under the age of 18 must have parental or guardian written consent.)

 

Masters - 40+, 50+, 60+.

General Rules

Weight Division: A general athlete weight range that has weight classes. Example of a division: LW, MW, HW, SHW, HW Masters

Weight Class: A more narrow sub group of a division: Examples of a Weight Class is 181 or 198

If the promoter choose to combine weight classes in the Division you can and still qualify in either weight class. If you combine divisions (Eliminate one) only the division you have will qualify for National spots.

The Promoter may choose to have only Weight Divisions, or have the Weight Classes in the divisions.

Top three athletes in each  open divisionsor class will qualify for nationals. This depends on the promoter's decision to have  divisions only or classes.

NOVICE: There are no classes in Novice . Only Lightweight and Heavyweight. The winner of each at a show will qualify for nationals.

TEENS:  Teens are only Lightweight and Heavyweight. The top 3 in each will qualify.

If you have questions, call your state rep then USS home office.

Willie Wessels, President/Owner

unitedstatesstrongman@gmail.com

© 2014 by United States Strongman,Inc.

All rights reserved.

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