Southie Showdown

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The Southie Showdown a two-day individual event. Our unique format of three individual divisions allows you to test your fitness against athletes of similar ability.  We also couldn’t be more excited for our newly added team division (MMFF) this year!

There are five guaranteed workouts for all athletes, and there will be a final event for top Rx & Advanced individual competitors. Our goal is to always provide a fun, fair, and challenging competition for all levels of competitors. We’re excited to be able to invite all leveled athletes – from total newbies to Semi-final athletes. We’re looking forward to what the 2023 Southie Showdown will bring!

*Refund Policy* – This event has a no refund policy. If you can no longer participate in the event, please notify us in writing by emailing [email protected] (please do not text or use Facebook Messenger). Refunds may occur if there is a wait-list in your division and we can fill your spot. We cannot guarantee any division changes after registration. Absolutely no refunds or exchanges will be made after September 1st.

Save The Date! Saturday September 30th and Sunday October 1st!

The Southie Showdown is BACK for another year and is going to be better than ever.

The 2023 Showdown is in the works to be an Fitness Festival. Workout Events will be held indoors and outdoors. We will be working closely with an event planning company to make the spectator experience extra special.

New This Year:
Beer & Wine Outdoor Bar
Food Trucks
⛺️Vendor Tent Village

Our Two Day Individual Competition is one of the largest in the Northeast, and has been since Showdown’s inception back in 2011 & this year we are adding a Team division.  Tams will be COED and comprised of 2 RX Males & 2 RX Females.  Our team division will also be 2 days with 5 events to remember!  We have 18 Spots in this division. Rally your squad and let them know to Save The Date

We host 250+ athletes across all 4 divisions: Advanced, RX & Intermediate & Team. Athletes can expect 5 events with a final for the top 5 in the Individual Advanced and RX divisions.

Prizes will be awarded for The top 3 athletes in each division.

You do not want to miss out on this! If you are a vendor and interested in being part of the weekend, please send an email to [email protected].

Division Requirements

Disclaimer – These movement requirements should be used as a guide to choose the most appropriate division for your ability level.
The Showdown workouts are not limited to these requirements, and there will be movements and weights that extend beyond these standards for each division. 
Similar to the open, there are time caps and tiebreaks so that you will get credit for the work completed.

Intermediate Requirements
Men
Front Squat – 95# for Reps
Power Clean – 75# for Reps
Thruster – 75# for Reps
Chin Over Bar Pull-ups
Hand Release Push-Ups
Single Arm DB Movements – 35#

Women
Front Squat – 65# for Reps
Power Clean – 55# for Reps
Thruster – 55# for Reps
Chin Over Bar Pull-ups
Hand Release Push-Ups
Single Arm DB Movements 20#

RX Requirements
Men
Front Squat – 135# for Reps
Power Clean – 115# for Reps
Thruster – 115# for Reps
Single Arm DB Movements – 50#
Chest to Bar Pull-ups
Toes to Bar
Handstand Push-ups – Variations

Women
Front Squats – 95# for Reps
Power Clean – 75# for Reps
Thruster – 75# for Reps
Single Arm DB Movements – 35#
Chest to Bar Pull-ups
Toes to Bar
Handstand Push-ups -Variations

Advanced Requirements
Men
Front Squat – 225# for Reps
Sandbag Stone Proficiency 150#
Muscle-Ups – All Variations
Rope Climb – All Variations
Handstand Walk Proficiency

Women
Front Squat – 145# for Reps
Sandbag Stone  Proficiency – 100#
Muscle-Ups – All Variations
Handstand Walk Proficiency

Team Requirements
Men
Front Squat – 135# for Reps
Power Clean – 115# for Reps
Thruster – 115# for Reps
Single Arm DB Movements – 50#
Chest to Bar Pull-ups
Toes to Bar
Handstand Push-ups -Variations

Women
Front Squats – 95# for Reps
Power Clean – 75# for Reps
Thruster – 75# for Reps
Single Arm DB Movements – 35#
Chest to Bar Pull-ups
Toes to Bar
Handstand Push-ups – Variations

*There will be some synchronized movement requirements.  Athletes should be able to complete sets of all movements above with confidence

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