Battle for Mercia 3 11th Aug Novice
BTB Battle for Mercia Comp Saturday 10th inters and opens
Who will be crownd KING/Queen! of the Stones Inters strong peoples.
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 Novice, 116 kg
Womens Novice, 70 Approx
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 Novice, 60kg and 70kg approx
Women Novice 30kg and 40kg approx
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 Novice, 100kg and 65kg
Women Novice 65kg and 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 Novice, 20kg
Women Novice 10kg
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 Novice: 60kg - 120 kg
Women Novice 30kg- 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
Long bow demenstrations
Mercia Whisky company
Arts and craft stalls
and loads more a proper family packed day through the ages