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2nd Annual Rougarou Strongman Classsic

  • 2612 N Dumont Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70814 Baton Rouge, LA 70814
  • Atlas Strength Shop
  • October 30, 2021
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Free to Spectators. $50 For participants.
  • (225) 329-8462

The Atlas Strength Shop will be hosting the 2nd Annual Rougarou Classic on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 10:00am.

Weigh ins will be from 9:00am-1:00pm and again from 2:00pm-5:00pm on Friday, October 29th then again at 8:00am on October 30th

Rules meeting Starts at 9:00am on Saturday October 30th, 2021

Rules: (Copies will be handed out at weigh ins as well)

Event 1: Max Log Press; Wessell’s Rule, 60 seconds per attempt, only reps with a down command will be counted, if the log is disrespected (at the judge’s discretion) you will receive and automatic ZERO in the event.

Equipment Allowed: Grip Shirts, Knee Sleeves, Elbow Sleeves, Wrist Wraps, Belts, (soft belts too)

Event 2: Yoke Run; 50 feet there and back, Drops Allowed, Front of the yoke must cross the cones at the 50 foot mark and back of the yoke must cross at the finish. Event will be judged by speed for people who finish and distance for people that don’t. Max time :60 seconds

Equipment Allowed: Grip Shirt, Chalk, Knee Sleeve, Knee Wraps, Elbow Sleeves, Wrist Wraps, Belt (soft belts too)

Event 3: 13” Axle Deadlift; Max Reps in 60 seconds, athlete begins with their hands on the bar, reps without a down command will not count

Equipment Allowed: Chalk, Knee Sleeves, Elbow Sleeves, Wrist Wraps, Straps, Belt, Soft Belt, Deadlift Suit (the show will not wait for you to put it on)

Event 4: Hercules Hold; Hold on for as long as you possibly can. We’re planning for ring handles similar to the Donnie Stones.

Equipment Allowed: Chalk, Knee Sleeves, Elbow Sleeves, Wrist Wraps, Belt, Soft Belt

Event 5: 6 Stone Atlas Stone Series; Athletes will start on the far left side with their forearms on the platform and when the timekeeper yell’s “Go” they will have 90 seconds to lift as many stones to the platform as the can from lightest to heaviest.

Equipment Allowed: Chalk, Tacky, Stone Sleeves, Tape, Grip Shirts, Knee Sleeves, Tacky will remain in the designated area ONLY!

Free admission for spectators! Rice and Roux will be selling Jambalaya during the event! Please bring your own chairs.

* Many events in Baton Rouge have been proactively postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. For the most up-to-date event information, please check with the specific event's website or social media pages.