On July 14, 2017, the men upfront will have the opportunity to showcase their strength, explosiveness, and grit as one team will be crowned “THE BEASTS” of the Eastern Iowa during the EXTRA HEARTBEAT LINEMAN CHALLENGE. The challenge will be an event of power, stamina, and motivation as local high school lineman square off. The events will take place at Bracewell Stadium in Burlington, IA. The Lineman Challenge is an intense, emotional but friendly competition. These teams will have the opportunity to showcase their talent in front of local high school coachs, football fans and their peers on a night that kicks off the beginning of the 2017 Football season.The Lineman Challenge allows offensive and defensive linemen to build unity and excitement for the upcoming season. The competition uses their speed, agility, quickness and strength while incorporating explosiveness, foot movement and leverage. However, it is also a friendly competition that is aimed at building respect and camaraderie for fellow players in the trenches.
TEAM EVENTS INCLUDE:Bench Press(5) Man Truck PushFarmer's Walk RelayTug of warTractor Tire FlipMedicine Ball Toss
At the end of the six events, the top two teams in the point standings will face off head-to-head in a final event that will be revealed the day of the competition. AN AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE WINNING TEAMS SCHOOL!!!
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO HIGH SCHOOL TEAMSTeams consist of 5-10 athletesSchools may enter more than one team if they chooseTo sign up, coaches must register on the REGISTRATION page at www.mitchkingsfootball.com and have each athlete fill out the waiver form (signed by legal guardian) prior to July 14th
Cost per team is $150PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 7TH in order to participate Please make checks payable to: The Extra Heartbeat FoundationChecks can be mailed to: The Extra Heartbeat Foundation, PO Box 814, Burlington, IA 52601
The Mitch King's 1st Annual Lineman Challenge is brought to you by F&M Bank and the Army National Guard