6th AUGUST Battle for Mercia

6th AUGUST Battle for Mercia

BTB Battle for Mercia Comp Saturday 6th 


Who will be crownd KING/Queen! of the Stones (Aim at Intermediate lifters not weight cap 1 class) 


Entry fee is NON REFUNDABLE! But happy to swap entry to another athlete (swap to a Friend)


5 Traditional and unique stone based events 


Event 1: 137 kg Natural Stone Husafell Carry. max revolutions in 60 Seconds. Time starts once you cross the line. 


Event 2: 30kg Natural Stone Putt From chest. Best of 3 attempts. 


Event 3: The Matthews Stones. 2 Natural stones (approx 100kg and 120kg) attached together via an 8 ft chain. moved individually to complete the 15m course (90 seconds Limit)


Event 4: Natural stone Pressing 80,90,100,110 (90 Seconds Limit)


Final Event: Tacky Less Atlas stones 80,90,100,110,120

Pick, Carry, load. distance gets shorter as stones get heavier 10m-2m


Enrty includes Comp T shirt Trophies for the top 3 Places. 15 spaces avaliable for the saturday. 


The event will be run at Bishton hall as part of their mercia through the ages festive, going to be a full weekend of family fun, 


  • A full working viking village
  • Viking Battle reenactment
  • Viking clans 
  • Celtic Clans 
  • Long bow demenstrations
  • Axe throwing 
  • Food Court 
  • Mercia Whisky company 
  • Arts and craft stalls 
  • and loads more a proper family packed day through the ages 


any questions please ask