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Bench Press Competition 2023

See you this fall for the Third Annual Bench Press Competition. Staye tuned.

Second Annual Bench Press Competition; Wednesday, November 8, 7 – 9 p.m.

Test your strength and compete against others in your weight class at our second annual Bench Press Competition held at the Health and Recreation Center (Building M) in the Fitness Center from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Note: Weigh-ins must be completed at the Health and Recreation Center (M2400) on the day of the event (November 8) from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (no exceptions).

Two Ways to Register

  • Register at the Welcome Desk at the Health and Recreation Center
  • Register online through your Health and Recreation Center member portal (search classes/all categories) 
    • Health and Recreation Center Members: $10
    • Non-Members: $20
  • Registration includes a free Bench Press T-shirt (while supplies last)
  • Registration closes Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m.

Event Details

  • Weigh-ins tke place at the Health and Recreation Center on November 8 from 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Male and female categories (winners receive a bench press trophy!)
  • 3 reps to get max weight
  • Official rules

Questions regarding the Bench Press Competition can be directed to Laura Crisman at 847.925.6802 or email lcrisman@harpercollege.edu.

Note: Must be 18 years or older with a valid I.D. to participate along with signed waiver.

Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation or who have questions about physical access may email ADS@harpercollege.edu or call 847.925.6266 at least two weeks in advance.

Last Updated: 6/10/24