frequently asked questions

Memberships can be purchased online on the day of the competition, but we recommend purchasing the membership 3 days prior so we have time to approve your membership, to make check-ins easier.

Men’s Weight Classes:

u175 – 175.4 lbs and under (80kg intl)
u200 – Between 175.5 lbs and 200.4 lbs (90kg intl)
u231 – Between 200.5 lbs and 231.4 lbs (105kg intl)
u265 – Between 231.5 lbs and 265.4 lbs (120kg intl)
Open – 265.5 lbs and above

Women’s Weight Classes:

u125 – 125.4 lbs and under (57kg intl)
u140 – Between 125.5 lbs and 140.4 lbs (64kg intl)
u160 – Between 140.5 lbs and 160.4 lbs (73kg intl)
u180 – Between 160.5 lbs and 180.4lbs (82kg intl)
Open – 180.5lbs and above

Please note many competitions, such as Strongman Corp Nationals, have a 0.4lb weight allowance to accommodate for clothing requirements at weigh-ins.

If there is 1 athlete in a class, they will get combined with another class or just get a regionals bid (we will leave that up to the promoter).

If there are 2-5 athletes in a class:

  • 1st place – Qualifies for Nationals  and Regionals
  • 2nd – Qualifies for Regionals
  • 3rd – Qualifies for Regionals

If there are 6+ athletes in a class:

  • 1st – qualifies for Nationals and Regionals
  • 2nd – qualifies for Nationals  and Regionals
  • 3rd – qualifies for Regionals
  • 4th – qualifies for Regionals


September 1, 2022 to September 1, 2023 for Nationals.

For Regionals, it is 06/01/2022 to 07/01/2023

At some contests this is allowed, but most events have an entry deadline. Please check the entry form or contact the promoter directly.

You must be at least 12 years old. Anyone under the age of 18 years of age must have permission from their parent or guardian, and their Parent or guardian must register the athlete.
Pro-ams offer pro Card at to amateurs that podium in the noted weight-classes. Both professional athletes and amateurs compete side by side with the opportunity for Amatuer athletes to earn pro-cards. Prize money are at these events.
An athlete that competes and podiums at a pro-am event, can earn pro status or by placing top three in the noted classes at nationals.

Before completing your order, be sure all billing and shipping information is correct.

We ARE NOT responsible for incorrect billing and shipping information.

Strongman Corporation Return Policy:

All Strongman Memberships ARE NOT refundable.

Closeout sales items are not eligible for a refund.

You may return your items within 30 days of purchase date. You have the option to receive a refund for the original purchase price (not including shipping costs) of your returned item or exchange the item for a different size. All returns, exchanges, and shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer. The original purchased item must be sent back, and in our possession,in order to honor an exchange/ refund. Please allow 5-7 business days for your return/ exchange to be fully processed.



In order to receive a refund for your return, you must return your item in new/ unworn condition. The returned item will be evaluated (at the discretion of Strongman Corporation) to ensure “new/unworn” condition before a refund will be issued. Be aware that any wear and tear from use may prevent your item from qualifying for a refund.



Your item may be exchanged for a smaller or larger size. In order to exchange an item, please send us an email with your order number and the correct sizing information. Once we receive the original purchased item in new/ unworn condition, we will send out the new item.

Novice is typically for first time athletes competing. If you compete in an event as a novice
athlete and place in the top three at any time, then you are no longer considered a novice athlete, and you will be asked to compete in the open division. Once you have competed in a Novice division more than two times, you will be asked to move to the open division.
No, anyone can compete in an open division. Once you compete in the open division, you cannot compete as a novice athlete.