Strong Owl


FAU Department of Campus Recreation will host it's seventh Strong Owl Competition this Fall. This year the competition will be held on the grass area in front of the FAU Stadium. The sport of Strongman combines brute strength, explosive strength, speed and conditioning and muscular endurance in a number of events. 

Events for the 2013 Strong Owl Competition:

  • Atlas Stones
  • Tire Flips
  • Farmer's Carry
  • Log Clean & Press
  • "Wild Card" Event (announced week of)
    • Possibilities: Yoke Carry, Axle Deadlift, Circus Bell Press, etc.

Males and Females are invited and encouraged to participate.  Weight classes and divisions will be determined prior to the competition, and will depend on registered participants.  All participants are strongly encouraged to take part in voluntary guided practices.  Practices will be held on Henderson Field leading up to the competition.

Practices (9/10 - 10/5)

Saturday from 10 a.m. - noon
and Tuesdays from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.


Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Rules and Regulations: Click Here


Registration opens Aug. 26. Competition is free for students and members but you must stop by the Recreation and Fitness Center Membership Office to register.  All registered participants will receive e-mail updates regarding weight classes, divisions. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each weight class.  

 Last Modified 11/24/14