Strong Husker Competition Features Strongman-style Events October 27

 Strong Husker Competition – Oct 27
Strong Husker Competition – Oct 27

Students can prove their inner Husker at the second Strong Husker competition this fall. The event will be held Sunday, October 27 from noon to 6 p.m. in Cook Pavilion, located inside the Campus Rec Center on city campus. Weigh-ins will begin at 11 a.m. Strong Husker is a Strongman-style competition focusing on a student’s power, strength, endurance and dexterity and is open to both men and women. The five events in the competition are:

- Log Clean & Press
- Hex Bar Deadlift
- Tire Flip
- Prowler Pull
- Timed Medley: To be revealed at the event

The competition is presented by UNL Campus Recreation and sponsored by adidas. Prizes will be awarded for top competitors in each weight classification.

Men’s weight classifications are lightweight, medium-weight, heavyweight and ultimate.
Women’s weight classifications are lightweight and ultimate.

The Strong Husker Competition is open to all UNL Students and Campus Recreation Members and is free to watch. The entry fee for participants is $20 and all those who participate will receive a free shirt.

This competition is in conjuction with the “Greek Cup” and points will be awarded based on participation. Those interested in participating can sign up online at or at the Campus Rec Member Services Desk. Competition is limited to 40 participants with limited sign-up available the day of the event.

Campus Recreation is committed to enhancing the educational experience and promoting lifelong wellness through excellent recreation programs, services and facilities.

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