Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Saturday, July 20, 2019

Saturday, July 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Holiday Inn Williamsport
1 570 3278231
100 Pine Street
Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701
United States

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Come to Williamsport, PA to compete for the title of US National Champion in Kettlebell Sport!
This is an open championship and we welcome all athletes to participate. AKA Ranks including Master of Sport can be earned at this competition.
We will have an exciting line up including the chance to win prizes from our awesome sponsors at VIKN Chalk, Kettlebell Kings, KettleGuard, GS Planet and others TBA. Your entry in the competition will automatically enter you in a raffle for prizes. Additional tickets can be earned by winning your category or overall division.
Overall Winners will be awarded in the following categories:
Best Male Overall Biathlon Best Male Overall OALC Best Male Overall TALC Best Male Overall Snatch Best Female Overall Biathlon Best Female Overall OALC Best Female Overall TALC Best Female Overall Snatch

We will be using a BRAND-NEW coefficient to determine overall winners developed by Honored Master of Sport and World Champion Ivan Denisov. This coefficient system will also be used to award placements in beginner, amateur, and professional divisions. The coefficient was designed to increase competition within weight classes. It also serves as a better way to rank lifters and determine best overall lifter in each category. It was successfully implemented at the Arnold Classic and was well received by lifters!  
We will be releasing more details so that lifters know what to expect. Stay tuned for more information!

Register early using the link above for early bird pricing.  Early bird pricing ends April 30th!!
More information regarding Rules, Rankings, and Divisions can be found at

Classic Kettlebell Sport Rules and regulations:

Competition will be held under the classic rules and regulations of American Kettlebell Alliance with shared weight categories.

Goals  & Objectives

- Development of Girevoy Sport
- Strengthening friendship between nations &building strong cooperation in sport
- Development of sport mastership, exchange of experience, establishing strongest athletes between adults and seniors in Girevoy Sport
- Sport is for healthy living & without age limits!


Organizational Committee of Championship:

American Kettlebell Alliance Inc. (AKA) together with All Americas Kettlebell Alliance (AAKA)
AKA President – Yuri Petunovs
Secretary - Valeriya Minina
Head Judge - Judi DeMuro
Contact: Yuri Petunovs at


Individuals in the following age groups:
Youth, Juniors up to 22 years old
Veterans - Men and Women 50+ years old as of the day of the competition


Men and Women
Youth, Juniors and Veterans
Time – in accordance with the international standards  – 10 min for each exercise.

Men and Men Veterans: Biathlon, Long Cycle, Snatch, One Arm Long Cycle.
 Women and Women Veterans: Snatch, One Arm Long Cycle, Two Arm Long Cycle, One arm Biathlon.

Kettlebell weight:
 Men Juniors and Veterans: Beginner – 16 kg, 20 kg; Amateur – 24 kg, 28 kg; Professionals – 32 kg

Women Juniors and Veterans: Beginner - 8 kg, 12 kg; Amateur – 16 kg, 20 kg; Professionals – 24 kg

Youth U-16, U-18: 4 kg, 6 kg, 8 kg, 12 kg, 16 kg, 20 kg, 24 kg

Weight categories

Youth Boys: up to 48 kg, up to 53 kg, up to 58 kg, up to 63 kg; up to 68 kg; up to 73 kg, 73+ kg.
Juniors Men: up to 58 kg; up to 63 кg; up to 68 kg; up to 73 кg; up to 78 kg; up to 85 кg; up to 95 kg; up to 105 kg; 105+ kg.
Men Veterans: up to 58 kg; up to 63 кg; up to 68 kg; up to 73 кg; up to 78 kg; up to 85 кg; up to 95 kg; up to 105 kg; 105+ kg.

Youth Girls: up to 47 kg, up to 50 kg, up to 53 kg, up to 58 kg, 58+ kg.
Junior Women: up to 53 kg, up to 58 kg, up to 63 kg; up to 68 kg; 68 + кg.
Women Veterans: up to 53 kg, up to 58 kg, up to 63 kg; up to 68 kg; 68 + кg.

This Championship is conducted under the rules of AKA with amendments & changes valid in effect as of the day of the competition.
Winners will be determined by summing up of points in disciplines.
Points count:
         Jerk - 1 point          
Snatch - 0.5 point
Long Cycle - 1 point
In Biathlon – total result is sum of points of jerk & snatch.



1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be awarded with medals & certificates.
Over All winners will be awarded with Awesome Trophy.


We’re excited to announce the IKMF Marathon in conjunction with the First All American Veteran, Youth and Junior Championship 2018. The Marathon Championship will be open to all ages and International athletes as well. We’ll be using between 3 and 6 platforms, to accommodate many lifters are possible. Prepare for an amazing event!

Note: You must register for the Classic Kettlebell Sport and IKMF Marathon separately.

Information about this event:

- Half Marathon
Men and Women Weight Divisions with open age group.

Women Weight Divisions:
60kg, 70kg, +70kg

Men Weight Divisions:
75kg, 85kg, +85kg

Half Snatch

Kettlebell Weight:
8kg, 12kg, 16kg, 20kg, 24kg, 32kg

Complete rules are here:
Snatch & Half Snatch | IKMF Kettlebell Marathon Rules:

Jerk & Long Cycle | IKMF Kettlebell Marathon Rules:


Vintage Strength is a separate event, created for purpose of bridging the gap between fitness enthusiasts and Kettlebell Sport. 
Vintage Strength events for this competition:

Traditional Mace or Gada

In this event, the lifter will complete as many repetitions as possible in 5 minutes without putting the mace down.The lifter will start with the mace on the floor and either throw or swing the club up to start. A complete repetition includes a swing to to the left and one to the right (or vice versa) to achieve one point. A swing to only one side achieves .5 point. The lifter has to reverse the swing when the mace head is over their shoulder, both on the left and the right sides. The lifter has to aim for a non-stop continuous flowing movement without rests or breaks.
The count is given when the mace comes to a complete lockout in front of the body and the hands reach the belly button. Hands not reaching the belly button (chest Swing) will result in stop set. The lifter must also complete a full back swing with the hands reaching behind the head, if the lifter doesn’t complete the back swing than no point awarded but may continue to lift.

Women will have the option of lifting mace clubs weighing 10 or 15 lbs
Men will have the option of 15 or 20 lbs

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    • Classic Kettlebell Sport -  Early pricing $100
    • Vintage Strength Games - $60.00
    • IKMF Marathon - $65.00
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