12th AUGUST Battle for Mercia 2 Inters/opens
BTB Battle for Mercia Comp Saturday 12th inters and opens
Who will be crownd KING/Queen! of the Stones Inters strong peoples.
Entry £40 head over to www.btbsleeves.com
to sign up
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: Mercia Carry. Men inters, 110 kg Opens, 130kg Women 80kg. Natural Stone Farmers Ringed handles. (ringed suitcase style Farmers) into Power stairs. carry 20m into 3 steps. Max 60 seconds . Opens will have an additional implement to lift 3 steps
Event 2: Gallos Daedlift. Men inters 200kg, Opens 250kg, Women 130kg approx bit like a Ukrainian style Deadlift. Athletes will be stood on a raised platform. lifting a natural stone with a chain with a t bar style handle. reps in 60 Seconds.
Event 3: Men inters and opens 120kg/100kg Women 80kg/65kg The Matthews Stones. 2 Natural stones. attached together via an 8 ft chain. moved individually to complete the 15m course (90 seconds Limit)
Event 4: Highland Wolf Press, Men Inters 100kg opens 120kg, Women 60kg. So its similar to a yoke press but the weights (stones) swing independently. Making it an unstabble wobbly style press
Final Event: Tacky Less Atlas stones Men Inters- 90,100,110,120,130,
Men's opens 100, 110, 120, 130 ,140
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 in each cat for the saturday. 10 for the opens men.
The event will be run at Bishton hall as part of their Battle for Mercia festival, going to be a full weekend of family fun,
A full working viking village
Viking Battle reenactment
Long bow demenstrations
Mercia Whisky company
Arts and craft stalls
and loads more a proper family packed day through the ages