J.R. Holder Wellness Center to play host to 'Strong Competition' April 16

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J.R. Holder Wellness Center to play host to 'Strong Competition' April 16

March 31, 2016

Strong Competition

The J.R. Holder Wellness Center officials are seeking competitors for the “Strong Competition” taking place Saturday, April 16, at 3 p.m.

The registration deadline is Monday, April 11 at 5 p.m. Weigh-in will take place Monday, April 11 through Thursday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A registration fee of $10 gains participants competition entry and a participation t-shirt.

Competitors will have three attempts per lift for bench press, deadlift and squat. Heats will be separated by weight classes.

There will be prizes for first place in every weight class.

Community members, staff, faculty and students are encouraged to register for the competition.

“We designed this to bring a youthful challenge for students, faculty, staff and community members at all ages to entice them to get involved,” Director Richard Burdick said. “We want to the set goals and strive for a change of pace in all challenges.”

For those who are interested in cheering on the competitors Burdick said an audience is welcome to attend the event.

For more information on upcoming events or competitions at the J.R. Holder Wellness Center, visit www.nwosu.edu/wellness-center or contact Burdick at rpburdick@nwosu.edu or (580) 327-8109.