Palouse Throwdown VI

Palouse Throwdown VI: When Worlds Collide

WSU University Recreation presents Palouse Throwdown VI: When Worlds Collide! The event will take place on Saturday, September 14 at 10:00 am at the Valley Road Playfields. This event will feature a CrossFit competition and a Strongman competition. This year's CrossFit competition will be same-sex partners. When registering, you will be designated as the 'team captain' and your partner will not need to register.  Strongman athletes will be competing individually.  For all registrations, a UREC account is necessary, which is easily created if you are not a WSU student, faculty or staff. Those competing in Strongman events will register as individuals. We welcome competitors from across the Northwest and beyond! 

Cost for CrossFit is $55 for each two-person team and $85 for non-members of the Chinook or SRC. Cost of registration includes event t-shirts! You will be guaranteed at least 3 events, with the top teams competing in more events.

Cost for Strongman is $40.00 for SRC Members and $60.00 for non members.  Cost of registration includes event t-shirts!

CrossFit Events

Event # 1: "Row & Clean"

Event 1 has two parts, and will be scored separately. For men, the time cap is 4:30, and for women the time cap is 5:00. Part A is a 1000m row, for time. With the remaining time on the clock, athletes will perform a maximum clean. Individual scores will be combined to make a final team score. The time cap for men in the scaled division will be 5:00, and the time cap for the women's scaled division will be 5:30.

Event # 2: To Be Announced at the Throwdown

Event # 3:  "Lactate Bath"

Event 3 is a relay between you and your partner. Each partner will perform the following:

  • 40 (ish) foot front rack lunge
  • 12 barbell cleans
  • 14 deadlifts
  • 16 burpees over the bar

After the 2nd partner has completed their portion of the relay, partner 1 will begin to accumulate calories on the Assault Bike. Partners will trade off as needed until they reach the time cap of 8:00. Team scores will be the total calories accumulated in the 8:00. RX weights will be 135 for men, 95 for women. Scaled weights will be 95 for men, 65 for women.

Event # 4: "Baby Deer Legs" 

Event 4 is an "I go, you go" event with your partner. This workout consists of 5 rounds of snatches, back squats and a run. Each round, the reps of snatches and back squats decreases, and the run distance also decreases as you will move your way down the field at the completion of each round. The rep scheme is as follows:

  • 10 Snatches/20 Back squats/Run
  • 8 Snatches/16 Back squats/Run
  • 6 Snatches/12 Back squats/Run
  • 4 Snatches/8 Back squats/Run
  • 2 Snatches/4 Back squats/Run

The event will end when both partners finish all 5 rounds, and run back across the start line. The Time cap for this event is 25:00. Rx Division Weights are 115 for men, and 75 for women. Scaled Division weights are 75 for men, and 45 for women.

Final Events:

TBD. Top 4 teams from each division will make the Finals.

Strongman Events

Sled Pull for time (50 feet)
Harness yourself to one of our sleds with a weight dictated for your weight class and drag it for 50 feet as fast as you can. Fastest time for a given weight class will win this event.

  • Light Weight Men Subclass (0-150 lbs): 225 lbs
  • Light Weight Men (150.1-175 lbs): 275 lbs
  • Middle Weight Men Subclass (175.1-200 lbs): 350 lbs
  • Middle Weight Men (200.1-231 lbs lbs): 380 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Men Subclass (231.1-265 lbs): 400 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Men (265.1-300 lbs): 450 lbs
  • Super Heavy Weight Male (300.1 lbs+): 500 lbs
  • Light Weight Female Subclass (0-120 lbs): 175 lbs
  • Light Weight Female (120.1-140 lbs): 200 lbs
  • Middle Weight Female Subclass (140.1-160 lbs): 225 lbs
  • Middle Weight Female (160.1-180 lbs): 250 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Female Subclass (180.1-200 lbs): 275 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Female (200.1-220 lbs): 300 lbs
  • Super Heavy Weight Female (220.1 lbs +): 350 lbs

Farmers Carry with Turn for time (50 feet ea. way)
Using the Strongman Farmer Carry bars you will carry the weight dictated for your specific weight class (the weights listed below are for EACH hand) for 50 feet, turn, and bring it back. You must turn at the turning with weights in hand (no setting them down and only turning your body). Additionally, you may only set the weight down once before being disqualified.  Fastest time for a given weight class will win this event.  

  • Light Weight Men Subclass (0-150 lbs): 135 lbs
  • Light Weight Men (150.1-175 lbs): 160 lbs
  • Middle Weight Men Subclass (175.1-200 lbs): 180 lbs
  • Middle Weight Men (200.1-231 lbs lbs): 205 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Men Subclass (231.1-265 lbs): 230 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Men (265.1-300 lbs): 265 lbs
  • Super Heavy Weight Male (300.1 lbs+): 285 lbs
  • Light Weight Female Subclass (0-120 lbs): 115 lbs
  • Light Weight Female (120.1-140 lbs): 125 lbs
  • Middle Weight Female Subclass (140.1-160 lbs): 135 lbs
  • Middle Weight Female (160.1-180 lbs): 150 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Female Subclass (180.1-200 lbs): 160 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Female (200.1-220 lbs): 180 lbs
  • Super Heavy Weight Female (220.1 lbs +): 200 lbs

Log Clean + Press for Reps (1 min time cap)
For this event you will only need to clean the log once. However, your score is the amount of reps you achieve in the Over Head Press within the time limit. The athlete with the most reps will win this event for their given weight class.

  • Light Weight Men Subclass (0-150 lbs): 105 lbs
  • Light Weight Men (150.1-175 lbs): 125 lbs
  • Middle Weight Men Subclass (175.1-200 lbs): 155 lbs
  • Middle Weight Men (200.1-231 lbs lbs): 165 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Men Subclass (231.1-265 lbs): 190 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Men (265.1-300 lbs): 220 lbs
  • Super Heavy Weight Male (300.1 lbs+): 240 lbs
  • Light Weight Female Subclass (0-120 lbs): 75 lbs
  • Light Weight Female (120.1-140 lbs): 80 lbs
  • Middle Weight Female Subclass (140.1-160 lbs): 95 lbs
  • Middle Weight Female (160.1-180 lbs): 115 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Female Subclass (180.1-200 lbs): 135 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Female (200.1-220 lbs): 150 lbs
  • Super Heavy Weight Female (220.1 lbs +): 175 lbs

Sand Bag Carry Challenge for time (no time cap)

  • All competitors will have to move 1,000 lbs worth of sand bags (50 lbs ea.) 50 feet in a wheel barrel as fast as they can. 

Atlas Stone Up & Overs for time (1 min time cap)
Athletes will have one minute to complete as many up and overs with a D-Ball or Atlas Stone for their given weight class. The athlete with the most reps in one minute will win this event for their weight class.  Note, height of the yolk will depend on the athletes height.

  • Light Weight Men Subclass (0-150 lbs): 116 lbs
  • Light Weight Men (150.1-175 lbs): 116 lbs
  • Middle Weight Men Subclass (175.1-200 lbs): 175 lbs
  • Middle Weight Men (200.1-231 lbs lbs): 175 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Men Subclass (231.1-265 lbs): 225 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Men (265.1-300 lbs): 225 lbs
  • Super Heavy Weight Male (300.1 lbs+): 225 lbs
  • Light Weight Female Subclass (0-120 lbs): 75 lbs
  • Light Weight Female (120.1-140 lbs): 75 lbs
  • Middle Weight Female Subclass (140.1-160 lbs): 100 lbs
  • Middle Weight Female (160.1-180 lbs): 100 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Female Subclass (180.1-200 lbs): 116 lbs
  • Heavy Weight Female (200.1-220 lbs): 116 lbs
  • Super Heavy Weight Female (220.1 lbs +): 116 lbs

Note: Only sleeves, belts, and chalk will be allowed.  No straps or any other mechanism besides chalk to assist your grip.  Also, please bring your own chalk.

Register for Men's Rx Division

 

Register for Men's Scaled Division

 

Register for Women's Rx Division

 

Register for Women's Scaled Division

 

Register for Strongman Competition