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Battle for Mercia 3 10th Aug Opens and Inters

Battle for Mercia 3 10th Aug Opens and Inters

BTB Battle for Mercia Comp Saturday 10th inters and opens


Who will be crownd KING/Queen! of the Stones Inters strong peoples.


Entry £50


Entry fee is NON REFUNDABLE!


5 Traditional and unique stone based events


Some Stone weights are APPROX TBC as Natural stones being used 


Event 1: Natural Stone Carry Max distance  Stone to be picked up from a small Keg. then carried around a circle of barrels, circle split into quartes. completed quarters counted. max distance in 60 seconds. time starts when you cross the start line. 


Men inters, 137 kg

Mens Opens, 160kg approx  TBC kg

Women Opens 90kg. 


Event 2:  Natural Stone press Duo.  So two stones to be pressed, reps on heavier stone beat any reps on the lighter stone.  max reps in 90 seconds 


Mens inters  approx 70 TBC and 80kg 

Mens opens 70kg 96kg 

Womens opens 40kg 50kg 


Event 3:  The Matthews Stones. 2 Natural stones. attached together via an 8 ft chain. moved individually to complete the 15m course (90 seconds Limit)  Opens mens 20m


Mens inters  approx 120kg and 100kg 

Mens opens 120kg 100kg 

Womens opens 65kg 50kg 


Event 4:  Natural stone throw, can be thrown overhead. pushed from chest or puttted.  athlete must not cross the line or throw will be disallowed, 3 throws each combined total wins. round robin style system 


Mens inters  20kg approx 

Mens opens 30kg 

Womens opens 12kg approx


Final Event: 5 Natural stone load to be carried and loaded. in decednding weight/Distance so lightest stone will be 10m, 8m 6m 4m final stone a straight load.  90 seconds time limit. 


Mens inters  approx 80-125kg

Mens opens 80-160kg

Womens opens 30-90kg


Enrty includes Comp T shirt Trophies for the top 3 Places. 25 spaces avaliable in each cat for the saturday.  Price for the best dressed Athletes  VIKKKKKKKKKING!!!!!


will also run a masters sub cat for anyone over 40 years old  


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

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

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