Join us for our Bench For Boobs fundraising event on October 27th at Gaglione Strength!

Bench Press for a Cause! The profits from the contest will go to the BCRF (Breast Cancer Research Foundation). We are going to have different levels of difficulty for the event so anyone can participate!

When: October 27th -> Check in and Weigh in between 9:30am-10am

Rules: 10:00am

Contest Starts: 11:00am

Flights:

  • FLIGHT 1: Novice Women & Light Weight Men
  • FLIGHT 2: Light Weight Women & Middle Weight Men
  • FLIGHT 3: Middle Weight Women & Heavy Weight Men

Where: Gaglione Strength | 32 Allen Blvd, Farmingdale NY 11735

Divisions:

Novice Division Women* No weight class

  • 75 lbs for reps in a minute
  • *Eligible for anyone who has never done a powerlifting contest OR their 1RM is below the weight of the normal division.

Light Weight Women 155 and Under

  • Raw or Sling Shot Max (3 attempts)
  • 95 lbs for reps in a minute

Middle Weight Women 155 and Up

  • Raw or Sling Shot Max (3 attempts)
  • 115 lbs for reps in a minute

Light Weight Men and Novice Men 185 and Under

  • Raw or Sling Shot Max (3 attempts)
  • 185 lbs reps in a minute

Middle Weight Men 186-225

  • Raw or Sling Shot Max (3 attempts)
  • 225 lbs for Reps in a minute

Heavy Weight Men 226 and Up

  • Raw or Sling Shot Max (3 attempts)
  • 225 lbs for Reps in a minute

 

Rules of the Competition:

Sling Shot Event:

  • Start, Press and Rack commands will be used.
  • Women will be able to wear a reactive sling shot and men can wear the original.
  • Normal Powerlifting Rules will be enforced for this event.
  • Causes for bad reps: Bouncing, heaving, butt coming off the bench, elbows not fully locked out.

Bench for Reps Event:

  • Touch and Go Reps with a Count at the top.
  • You can’t start the next rep until you get the count. If the rep doesn’t count the number will be repeated.
  • Causes for bad reps: Bouncing, heaving, butt coming off the bench, elbows not fully locked out
  • You will have one minute to perform as many reps as possible. Once time expires or the athlete cannot perform a successful repetition (bar goes down and or stops)and the set is over.

*YOU CAN ENTER BOTH EVENTS*

Awards:

  • Awards will go to the Top competitor in each division (most reps)
  • If there is a tie lighter body weight wins
  • If body weight is the same there will be an ultimate tiebreaker event.
  • We will also have a Best Lifter Award for Male and Female as well as the Soaring Eagle Award (best performance of the day)

We are capping the Event at 30 Lifters

How to Enter:

STEP 1: Fill out the form below

STEP 2: Make your donation

FOR A PINK MEET T-SHIRT: $20.00 Donation

  • T-shirts must be ordered BEFORE September 22nd to guarantee your size.
  • Must be in attendance the day of meet to get your shirt.
  • Forward receipt to [email protected] with your T-shirt size before September 22nd *

TO ENTER THE COMPETITION: $60.00 Suggested Donation

  • Select your donation amount on our donation page.
  • Forward receipt to [email protected] with your class and division before October 10th *
  • *If you sign up after the 30 lifter limit has been reached, we will put you on a waiting list.

SIGN UPS NOW CLOSED! Our next Bench for Boobs event meet will be October 2019 ! 

No money? No barbell lifting experience? Can’t bench press because of an injury?

Still want to participate in this amazing event?

We need spotters, loaders, and table help!

Email [email protected] to volunteer at the event. Helpers will receive a free t-shirt!

Let’s press for a cause!