The Strongest Southern Belle: There is Great Beauty in Strength!

January 17, 2015

First Ever “Strongest Southern Belle” Competition Coming to Cynthiana, Kentucky


January 16, 2015

By: Cassie Moses


The strongest ladies in Kentucky and surrounding states will meet in Cynthiana, KY on Saturday, February 28 beginning at 11:00 a.m. to decide who will take home the title of “Strongest Southern Belle”. This competition is the first of its kind in the country as an all female United States Strongman sanctioned event and is being promoted by veteran strongman competitor and USS Kentucky State Rep, Robby McCann. 


Events for the day will include Log/Axle Press Medley, Farmer’s Walk, Tire Flip Medley, Progressive Deadlift, Harness Pull, and Atlas Stones. Novice and Open Amateur divisions with multiple weight classes will be available. Trophies will be awarded in first, second, and third places for each weight class. This competition is also a qualifier for the 2015 USS Nationals.


Admission for spectators is $5 and children ages 6 and under are free. The deadline to register as a competitor is Friday, February 13. Late registration will be available for an additional fee. Sponsorships are available for individuals, organizations, and businesses.


The Strongest Southern Belle will take place at the Cynthiana National Guard Armory, 350 New Lair Road and entry forms and fees may be found at For more information please look for the Facebook event, “Strongest Southern Belle”. Contact McCann at or call 502-316-3577 with any questions or to become a sponsor.





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