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Norse Highlander 2018

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***Registration Opens 9/15***

***Early bird ends 11/1***


(Strongman Corp. membership REQUIRED of all competitors)


Promoter- Paul Mouser and Andy Lewis

Date/Time- Saturday, March. 10th . Action begins at Noon.

Location- The Norse Compound, 367 Concord Pkwy N, Concord, NC 28027

Weigh-ins- 5-8pm Friday    AND   8-9am Saturday morning

Rules/Safety Briefing- 11:00am. This meeting is mandatory.


Open,   Novice,   Masters,   StrongMom,    Teen

Weight Classes: Women’s LW 0-120, & 121-140, MW 141-160, & 161-180, HW 181-200, & 201+

Men’s Open LW 0-150, 151-175, MW 176-200 & 201-231,  HW 232-265 & 266-300, SHW 301+

Consolidation of some classes is possible. Men’s Open  divisions must have at least 5 competitors to ensure a qualifying spot for Nationals. I will do my best not to consolidate!

Awards- Celtic/Norse themed awards for 1st-3rd

Entry-   $52 early bird until November 1st.   $62 normal entry. Must have Strongman Corp membership card present or YOU CAN PURCHASE MEMBERSHIPS AT THE SHOW with cash or check. Entries must be post marked by NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, Friday, Feb 23rd. $25 late charge. Includes t-shirt. Late entries are not guaranteed a shirt. Additional shirts will be available for purchase.

Spectator fee – $10, kids under 12 free

Prefer mailing your entry? Checks and entry forms to- Paul Mouser, 1465 Barry St, Fairmont, WV, 26554.

Contact Info– Paul Mouser: email [email protected], phone (304) 614-5291



Weight Over Bar – Mouser Block Carry – Viking Performance Training “Stones of the North” – Hercules Hold – Tire Toss – Celtic Pole Push

EVENTS (subject to change)



WOB Tire Toss Stones of the North Deep Waters Hercules Hold Mouser Block Carry Celtic Pole Push




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Hercules Hold

  • Athletes will hold as long as possible; longest time wins.
  • No grip aids allowed.
  • Mouser Power’s Deep Waters Hercules Holds will be used. Available at www.mouserpower.com


Weight Over Bar

  • Athletes will throw a traditional Highland Games weight with one hand over a bar that rises higher each round. Highest throw wins.
  • Athletes will have 60sec to get the weight over any given height. If unsuccessful, the athlete is at that point eliminated. Athlete may also be asked to exit the field if the referee feels he/she is stalling.
  • 3 heights allowed per competitor
  • Standing throw only; spinning techniques are not allowed


Stones of the North

  • When Bill Kazmaier went to Scotland to lift the Inver Stone, the original challenge was simply to hoist to chest height. Kaz, not satisfied with this, took it up to his massive shoulders, and then pressed it overhead. The Stones of the North honor this feat.
  • Athlete with have 60sec to load, shoulder, or press an Atlas Stone as many times as possible.
  • Loading is worth 1 point. Shouldering the stone is worth 5 points. Pressing the stone is worth 20 points! Most points wins.
  • No tacky. No spray tack. No tacky towels. Do it like our ancestors did for thousands of years.


Pole Push

  • Athletes will have 30sec to try to maneuver their opponent outside of the 20ft border circle by pushing against a 10ft pole that both athletes are holding onto.
  • Athletes may not physically contact each other, touch any part of the body except the feet to the ground, or leave the border circle, lest the bout be awarded to the opponent. Pulling is also prohibited.
  • The exact tournament format will be determined once the entries are all received, but we will do our best to make sure everyone gets to face more than one opponent. (winner/loser bracket style)
  • Sleeves, a single belt, gloves, and wrist wraps are legal. Cleats are prohibited. Boots are recommended because regular shoes may blow out. It happened people, it happened.


Tire Toss

  • 30sec to make a single attempt. 3 attempts total allowed.
  • Spinning is legal. No part of the body may touch the ground beyond the trig.
  • Furthest distance wins.


Mouser Block Carry

  • 60 sec to finish the course, fastest time wins
  • No drops allowed, if you drop, you will be credited with distance
  • 40ft up and 40 ft back. That’s 80ft total for those of you counting at home!





General Rules/Usual Mouser Stuff

  • In the event of a tie in the final standings, a tie breaker event will be held. No countback absolutely necessary!
  • Sportsmanship is expected and required. This is the greatest sport in the world, let’s keep it that way.
  • This is a drug free contest. If you are juiced feel free to come cheer on your buddies but please do not bother to sign up.
  • If you have a question, please ask! I would rather take a minute to clarify something than to see someone have a poor showing due to a misunderstanding.

Norse Highlander

In consideration of your acceptance of this entry, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, and my assignees, waive, and release all rights and damages I may have against Paul Mouser, Andy Lewis, The Norse Compound, Norse Fitness, Strongman Corp./North American Strongman, Inc., Dione Wessels, The City of Concord, and all sponsors of the event, their representatives and assigns, for any and all injuries incurred by me in conjunction with this competition and in traveling to and from the event. And in further consideration of permission being granted to me to participate in the Norse Highlander and its related events, I hereby grant Strongman Corp./NAS, Inc. and/or any other approved video or entertainment organization and all of their agents, successors, licensees, and assigns, the right to photograph or otherwise reproduce (whether by film, tape, still photography or otherwise) my voice, appearance, and name, and to exhibit, distribute, transmit, and/or otherwise exploit any and all media, including without limitation, by means of still photography, motion pictures, radio, television, television motion pictures, video, printing or any other medium now known or hereafter devised, including with respect also to any merchandising, advertising, and/or publicity, and the right to use my name and information about me in any connection with any of the foregoing. The rights granted by me hereunder are granted for the entire universe and shall endure in perpetuity and no further compensation shall be payable to me at anytime in connection therewith. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to obligate Strongman Corp./NAS, INC., and/or any other approved video or entertainment organization, to photograph or otherwise reproduce my voice, appearance or name, or to make use of any rights granted herein. I also understand that the aforementioned rights may be reassigned at any time without further consent. I understand that Strongman Corp./NAS, Inc., and/or any other approved video or entertainment organization are videotaping and photographing the Event in express reliance upon foregoing, and I represent and agree that I am free to grant the rights granted to Strongman Corp./NAS INC. and/or any other approved video or entertainment organization hereunder. Therefore I affix my signature below:
  • Contestant's Name
  • Please enter your date of birth.
  • Your best contact phone
  • Example: 5ft 11in
    Open, Masters, Teen, Novice, or StrongMom?
  • Your actual bodyweight right now
  • Ladies or Unisex?
    Tee Shirt Size. If your size is not listed, please list under "other".
  • Bio Sheet

    Bio Sheet (please complete, the audience would like to meet you!)
  • Please list imediate family members.
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March 10
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Paul Mouser


Norse Compound
367 Concord Pkwy N
Concord, NC 28027 United States
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