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North American Grip Sport National Championship 2011

I am announcing the date of the 2011 North American Grip Sport Championship.

Date:
July 16, 2011

Location:
Crooksville, Ohio.

Events (subject to change):

Rules and Entry form will be posted soon.

To qualify for this contest, athletes must attain one of the following qualification levels.

Qualification Chance 1:
Athletes in the Open Class who Total Elite:

  • Total of 800-lbs between Grippers, Axle, and Two Hand Pinch
  • Finish in the top 3 out of 7 in your class (Novice, Open B, Open A) in a NAGS-sanctioned contest
  • Finish in the top position of your class (less than 7 competitors) in a NAGS-sanctioned contest

Qualification Chance 2:
Athletes can also qualify for Nationals by completing 3 of the following feats during the 2010 – 2011 season in NAGS-sanctioned contests. (Can occur during multiple contests)

  • 1″ Vertical Bar – 325
  • 2″ FBBC Vertical Bar – 200
  • Gripper – Close Level 13 Gold on the Vulcan or 150# Gripper Close (parallel or 20-mm Block Set)
  • Bending – Grade 8×6″ bolt, Wrist Developer Level 5 Gold
  • IronMind Axle Deadlift – 325
  • Euro Two Hands Pinch – 200
  • One Hand Deadlift on Olympic / Powerlifting Bar – 250
  • 50-lb Blob to Lockout
  • Rolling Thunder – 180
  • Two 45’s Pinch to Lockout

Qualification Chance 3:
Complete any of the following Certifications during the 2010 – 2011 Grip season

  • Certify for IronMind Captain of Crush (#3 or #3.5)
  • Certify for IronMind Red Nail Roster
  • Certify as Gripboard Mash Monster

Qualification Chance 4:
Complete any one of the following Wild Card feats during the 2010 – 2011 season in NAGS-sanctioned contests.

  • Close #4 Gripper with parallel set or wider (choker included)
  • Break US Record in Two Hands Pinch
  • Break US Record in 1-inch Vertical Bar (LGC Standard or FBBC Standard)
  • Break US Record in 2-inch Vertical Bar (FBBC Standard)
  • Break US Record in the Axle Deadlift


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  2. brent Says:

    awesome. time to start training harder again.

  3. Andrew Durniat Says:

    I’ll be there. A great comp and location. Great events as usual.

  4. 2-21-11: 20mm Block Set Grippers « Goal Oriented Training Blog Says:

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  5. Tim Struse Says:

    Just booked my flight. This is going to be a great contest.

  6. Tim S Says:

    Looking forward to seeing the final events and entry form!

  7. Wild Card Qualifier for Grip Nationals #2 Says:

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  8. Jason Steeves Says:

    Well I’ll see about coming and bringing up the bottom a bit 😀

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