SMWC 2022 Info and Results

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The Static Monsters World Championships 2022

In only 6 years the popularity of The Static Monsters has seen unprecedented growth in the sport of Strongman. It all began in November 2015 with one strongman push/pull competition, held on the Gold Coast, Australia, 25 competitors taking part in the events, max log press and max Tractor Wheel deadlift. In its second year, 3 countries were involved with 9 separate events all running simultaneously using standardised equipment, scoring, and rules. 2017 saw 29 events in 9 countries, to 2019’s worldwide event where over 700 people from 19 countries were involved.

With the amazing growth and popularity of The Static Monsters, there was one clear choice to bring this competition to the next stage in its evolution; in 2018, the very first Static Monsters World Championships was held on the Gold Coast, Australia, with the best international lifters being invited to compete head to head. Returning again for 2019, it was bigger and better (plus stronger!!!). Sadly the 2020 and 2021 World Championships had to be cancelled due to the pandemic.

The Static Monsters World Championships for 2022 will be held in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Date: 23rd July 2022
City: Obetz, Ohio, USA (right beside Columbus Ohio)
Venue: Fortress Obetz

Who qualifies?

The top ten from each class around the planet from the Worldwide rankings. Full details HERE.

Sponsorship and event support enquiries:


Weigh in:

We will have several sessions at the venue on Friday 7/22. At the venue, enter the courtyard (this is where the actual competition will be held on Saturday) and look to the right. There will be a door and the weigh-ins will be happening there. Times: 8am-10am, 1pm-3pm, & 5pm-7pm. The equipment will NOT be set up during weigh-ins. Competition t-shirts will NOT be available during the morning session. They should be for the later two sessions.

The competition shirt must be worn for all events. The competition shirt is the only shirt that may be worn during the competition. Grip shirts may be worn underneath the competition shirt.

Live Stream Link:


Note: No one is going to be monitoring the live stream.

Hotel information:

Best overall value (nice hotel, good amenities, typically good price)

Baymont by Wyndham Columbus/Rickenbacker
2323 Rickenbacker Pkwy W, Columbus, OH 43217

Nice Hotels (A bit more expensive)

Holiday Inn Express Columbus South
4870 Old Rathmell Ct, Obetz, OH 43207

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus SE – Groveport
4041 Hamilton Square Blvd, Groveport, OH 43125

Hampton Inn and Suites Columbus Scioto Downs
5950 S High St, Columbus, OH 43137

Solid (decent, unspectacular hotel)

Quality Inn & Suites South/Obetz
4850 Frusta Dr, Obetz, OH 43207

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