Strong Husker competition features strongman-style events October 29

 The Strong Husker competition is open to all students and general public
The Strong Husker competition is open to all students and general public

Students can prove their inner Husker at the sixth Strong Husker competition. The event will be held Saturday, October 29 from noon to 3 p.m. in Cook Pavilion, located inside the Campus Rec Center on city campus. Weigh-ins will begin at noon with the competition officially kicking off at 1 p.m. Strong Husker is a Strongman and Strongwoman-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:

- Prowler Pull
- Log Clean & Press
- Deadlift
- Atlas Stones
- Medley: Tire Flips, Yoke Walk + Barbell Lunge Walk

The competition is presented by Campus Recreation. Awards will be presented to top competitors in each weight classification. Both men's and women's divisions will include multiple weight classifications.

The Strong Husker Competition is open to all Students, Campus Recreation Members and General Public and is free to watch. The entry fee for participants is $10 and includes a competition shirt. General Public must also pay a $10 facility fee.

This competition is in conjunction 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.

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