Pump Off details page

Welcome to the Pump Off page.  This 2021 Pump Off competition at the NWA Natural Championships will be held as a fundraiser for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.  100% of the entry fees will be donated to this non-profit.  Entry is $40 for adults, $20 for K-12 students – all competitors will receive goody bag from sponsors and entry into the NWANC.

Simple premise… do as many repetitions as possible in one set.  Each repetition can raise money in the process as well (Pump-a-pledge).  

Below contains the Percentage of weight lifted for the bench press.  Add an additional 50% for the Belt squat.  Below are the % per age & gender along with the rules and details.

 

Bench Press rules:

Rep-bar must touch athlete’s chest and be fully extended or a no count will be given.  A small hand towel roll is optional, but will not be provided.  No bench press/squat suits allowed and NO REFUNDS. No switching of competitor number is permitted.

Belt Squat rules:

A belt will be provided on site, but you may bring your own.  Range of motion will be set prior to exercise set as the low position will be when quads are parallel with floor.  No bench press/squat suits allowed and NO REFUNDS. No switching of competitor number is permitted.

 

All lifts will be judged by personal trainers.  13 and under competitors: view proper technique of ‘release’ pushup and body squat online.  Team (gym, box, school, organization, etc.) categories are available on registration page.  $10 rebate if 5 or more are on a team. 

Pictures of first place winners of REPETITIONS of men’s and women’s category will be posted online.  Picture of overall tonnage weight for men’s and women’s category will also be posted online.  Custom plaques will be given to first place of Male and Female divisions of each category (bench press, belt squat, and combination).   Top Dog Teams will be given to highest average of REPETITIONS for each category (bench press, belt squat, and combination). 

For referrals, please be sure you include name or gym in the ‘personal note’ of the entry form.

Register here to compete in the Pump Off
Below are the winners from the Pump Off at the 2020 Arkansas Strength Expo in Little Rock.