2 Weeks Out from Gauntlet III

2 Weeks Out from Gauntlet III

Hey guys!!

2 Weeks out and we’re pumped! Click the links regarding heat/lineup info:

Event #1

Event #2/3

Here’s the lowdown of what to expect:

Event #1:

FRONT SQUAT LADDER:

male – 155/185/225/255/275/315

female – 95/115/135/165/185/205

*You will have 30 seconds to attempt each rung in the ladder, with a 10 second transition period to the next weight. If you fail to perform the lift, you will use remaining the time to deadlift as many reps as possible as the tiebreaker.

** If you successfully complete the ladder, you will move to the finals of the event where there will be a special tournament of champions!

EVENT 2/3: Here are some of the movements you can expect to see:

Toes to bar, HSPU, KB snatch, power clean, deadlift, running, power snatch, and various other surprises! We plan to provide some videos later on regarding judging standards.

SCALING:
This event is for EVERYONE. As it’s getting closer some folks are getting a little nervous about “competing”. Every single event can be scaled, with either doing a lighter weight or different movement. Every level will be challenged and whether you’re a seasoned competitor or a rookie you’ll have a blast on the 15th.
FINALS:

After the 3 events are completed we will take the top 4 men and women into the finals. In the even to a tie, the Front Squat Ladder will be the tie breaker to determine who goes to the finals. We are doing the finals tournament style. (1 vs. 4, 2 vs. 3, head to head matchups). The winners of the semi-finals match ups then go head to head for the overall winner spot.

TIMELINE: note this is a rough timeline and we’ll strive to keep things moving along as quickly as possible.

0800-0830: Registration and Judges Briefing

0830-0900: Athlete Briefing and Warmup

0900- 0945: Event 1 Male

0950-1016: Event 1 Female

1020-1040: Event 1 Finals

1040-1045: Event 2 Briefing

1045-1130: Event 2

1130-1140: Event 3 Briefing

1140-1250: Event 3

1300-1315: Semi-Finals

1320-1340: Finals

1340-UTC: Finals

WAIVER:

Use this link to print off and fill out a copy of the waiver for registration:

PARKING/DIRECTIONS:

Use this link to find the gym.

Please park anywhere on 10th St. We are keeping the internal parking lot clear for the event.

FOOD/SWAG:

We’ll have bottles of water and Kill Cliff for sale. We will also have a special BACON awesomeness vendor where all the proceeds go directly towards Battling for Boston. Additionally, we’ll have PSKC and Battling for Boston shirts for sale, power wraps, and socks for sale as well. If you’re looking for an actual meal, head down to the Garage Café and grab a PSKC Paleo Bowl.

JUDGES/VOLUNTEERS:

We are still looking for folks to pitch in and help out. We need about 3 more judges to take care of everyone in th heats. If you any of your folks want to come along and help out, we’d love to have them. Just have them shoot me an email.

LAST MINUTE CANCELLATIONS:

If life happens and you can’t make it, feel free to sell your spot to someone in your box, just let us know. We’ve already had a couple swaps, so if you took someone’s spots just look at their name in the heat listing and that’s where you’ll be. Be sure to check the Facebook event page for last minute spots opening up.

QUESTIONS/CONCERNS:

SEE YOU SATURDAY, JUNE 15TH!

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