Super Soldier Series

Onsite Competition for Individuals

Event description

As civilians, we too often take for granted the people in our nation that fight for our freedom, protect our streets, keep our homes safe and save our lives.  The Super Soldier Series is a unique competition that recognizes the capabilities of the Military/Fire/Police/EMS personnel in a friendly and competitive atmosphere. 

Proceeds from the event will be utilized to fund ‘fitness scholarships’ to economically disadvantaged men, women, and teenagers.

This competition is open to anyone and there will be twelve (12) divisions:

Men’s Divisions

  • SSS Soldier- Rx
  • SSS Soldier - Scaled
  • SSS Legend - Rx
  • SSS Legend - Scaled
  • SSS Civilian - Rx
  • SSS Civilian - Scaled

Women’s Divisions

  • SSS Soldier - Rx
  • SSS Soldier - Scaled
  • SSS Legend - Rx
  • SSS Legend - Scaled
  • SSS Civilian - Rx
  • SSS Civilian - Scaled

General Rules

  • The series is an individual competitor event.  
  • Once individuals start on the first workout there will not be an option to change personnel. 
  • To qualify for any of the Soldier division, you must be an active or retired member of: Military (all branches), Military Academy , National Guard and Reservists (active and inactive) , and First Responders (Police, Fire, EMS).
  • The Legend division is reserved for competitors 40+ years old (civilian or military/first responder) before the day of the competition is held.
  • To qualify for podium and prizes all competitors must have 100% positive ID at the registration desk the day of the event.
  • Registration opens on 10/10/2019.  
  • Competitors will be briefed on the exercises/workouts during the walkthrough on the day of the event.
  • No refunds of registration fees will be refunded, participant substitutions will be allowed.
  • Competitors can wear a t-shirt, shorts, BDU’s, boots or running / cross-training shoes. Gloves are allowed and recommended for some obstacles.
  • A workout (or WOD) will be published according to the following cycle starting in 2020: January, February, and March.
  • This is a rain, snow or shine event (bring chairs, tents/canopies, food and drinks as needed).

WOD Standards

All competitors must be able to perform the following movements in a workout:

  • Pull-Ups / Jumping Pull-Ups
  • Push-ups
  • Burpees
  • Toes to Bar / Knee Raises
  • Rope Climbs (Rx Only)
  • Wall-Ball Shots (20/14)
  • Ground-to-Overhead - (135/95); For scaled competitors, weights will be reduced
  • DB Step Ups - (50/35) (24”/20”) / (35/25) (24”/20”)

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is allowed to compete?
Anyone is allowed to compete, civilians, military and first responders. There are several (12) divisions in the advertisements for this competition. 

If I register for the Soldier Division, who would I compete against?
If you register for the Soldier Division (Rx or Scaled), you are competing against others (Military, Veterans or First Responders) in the same sex, same division.  If you register for the Civilian Division (Rx or Scaled), you are competing against others (Civilians) in the same sex, same division.

What is the Legends division for?
The Legends division  (Rx and Scaled) is reserved for athletes 40 years of age and older.

How will you select scholarship beneficiaries?
Howard County Department of Community Resources and Services (DCRS) will provide the initial set of candidates.  
Next, DCRS and TTC together will make the final selection.   
Scholarship awards will be made within 60-days after the event day July 25th. 

How long will the registration be open? 
In order to best prepare for the best athlete experience, we must set the registration cut-off date on Saturday, Juy 11, 2020.

What is your privacy policy for donations?
Our privacy policy is an "opt-in” rule methodology.  That means by default we do not share your personal data unless you agree it is okay to do so.